Associate Multi-Media Content Creator
City : Toronto, ON, CA
Category : News
Industry : Telecommunications
Employer : Rogers
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At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do. Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team. Collectively, we touch the lives of 30 million Canadians every month!
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Are you up for the challenge and the fun? If so, consider the following opportunity!
We’re looking for an Associate Multi-Media Content Creator to shape and strengthen the CityNews brand as our news operations continue to transition from traditional scheduled newscasts, to all-day live news on our streaming channels.
The ideal candidate has competence in many of the skills required to work in a modern, multi-platform, continuous news operation, and an aptitude and desire to learn more.
Writing, chasing, researching, producing, digital storytelling, pitching, interviewing, vetting, basic shooting and desktop editing – you have, or with training are on your way to having, the ability to create journalistic content from the idea stage to publishing or broadcast. You have a passion for local news, strong editorial judgement, and are looking for an opportunity to learn and grow while working alongside a talented, innovative and fun team of journalists.
What you’ll be doing:
- Working independently or as part of a team, you will create fast-paced, compelling and informative news content for our 24/7 streaming channels and our scheduled newscasts
- Coordinating and deploying newsroom and field resources to gather elements and create news content
- Pitching during daily creative brainstorms and story meetings
- Emailing, calling and interviewing people as you chase, research, and create enterprise or breaking news content
- Creating, independently or as part of a team, innovative video content optimized for streaming and digital platforms
- Ensuring that content is factually and grammatically correct
What you will bring:
- Creative vision and keen editorial judgment
- Superior writing, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
- Shift work required (mornings, evenings and weekends)
- An appetite to learn and grow
- An interest in learning about and working in all aspects of video news production and delivery, including traditional and ‘desktop’ control room environments.
Here’s what you can expect in return:
- A competitive salary and benefits which include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks, including 50% off Rogers services and Blue Jays tickets
- Leadership which supports your development and long-term career at Rogers.
- A team that trusts and wants to win together.
- Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how.”
Schedule: Full time
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 33 Dundas St. East (909), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & News
Requisition ID: 290448
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Posting Notes: Rogers Sports & Media