Video Journalist, Punjabi (One-Year Contract)
City : Vancouver, BC, CA
Category : News
Industry : Telecommunications
Employer : Rogers
Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media! Everyone wants to be part of a transformational team – and that’s exactly what we’re building at Rogers Sports & Media. A team that innovates and a team that wins.
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!
If you speak Punjabi fluently and have a passion for news, OMNI wants to meet you. We are looking for a talented Vancouver-based Video Journalist who will deliver stories that resonate with Canada’s Punjabi community. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in journalism and a passion for storytelling. This is a one-year contract position.
Find original stories that reflect and resonate with the Punjabi community in Canada
Shoot, edit, report and present news impacting the Punjabi community
Present scripted and unscripted coverage, live and recorded, from in-studio and remote locations
Organize material and write engaging, relevant and concise news stories under tight deadlines according to prescribed editorial style and format standards
Collaborate with a diverse team of innovative journalists at OMNI and Rogers Sports and Media
Create content for special programming including mini-series and documentaries
Liaise with regional and national assignment desks to work through story assignments
Work independently in the field
Build a strong network of contacts within the community
Other duties as assigned
Speak, read and write fluently in Punjabi and English
Proven experience operating a video camera and editing
Adaptability, creativity and a willingness to think outside the box
Attention to detail and multitasking
Passion to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Fluent in the digital news space with an ability to identify trending stories on social media
Experience with live news and field production are assets
A broadcast journalism diploma or equivalent experience
A team-focused attitude
Schedule: Full time
Length of Contract: 12 Months
Work Location: 180 West 2nd Avenue (810), Vancouver, BC
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & News
Requisition ID: 288571
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