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Producer - CityNews Toronto

Rogers Communications

Rogers Communications

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Are you ready to take your career to new heights and be a part of a dynamic team at Rogers Sports & Media? We believe in creativity, innovation, and collaboration in everything we do, and we are looking for people who share this mindset to join us. With a monthly reach of 30 million Canadians, you can help shape the future of sports, news, e-commerce, and entertainment. At Rogers, we value diversity and inclusivity and believe that every voice matters. Join us today and be a part of a team that is redefining the future of media.

Producer - CityNews Toronto

Who we're looking for:

We’re looking for a Producer to shape and strengthen the CityNews brand. They will be a leader within our news operation as we evolve the way we produce and tell our stories to better engage and build our audiences. Our producers are called upon to oversee the creation of ground-breaking original and breaking news content on our streaming channels, our daily news programs, and our digital platforms. Various producing responsibilities will form a regular part of the work, including lining-up newscasts, vetting news content and coordinating event coverage, and overseeing our 24/7 livestream channel.

What you'll do:

  • You will have the opportunity to develop and grow in several different roles in our newsroom
  • As the line-up producer, you will collaborate with the assignment desk, reporters, production team and CityNews national producers, determining story coverage plans. You will keep the newscast and our livestream channel on the rails, monitoring items for length and troubleshooting any technical issues on the fly – all while you’re vetting scripts and keeping an eye out for breaking news
  • You will help ensure our stories adhere to the Rogers News Policy and follow the principles laid out in our Inclusive Content Guide.
  • You will regularly have final editorial sign-off before a story is published

What you bring:

  • An insatiable curiosity. We want producers who are always asking why and pushing our stories into territories that our competition is not exploring, while also offering context that our audience is seeking
  • A vision of where legacy newsrooms need to evolve in order to compete in the digital space
  • Flexibility to work regular evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Patience and a willingness to explore new ways of producing news
  • A passion for local live and breaking news, strong editorial judgement, and an interest in growing professionally in a fast-paced, fun newsroom

What’s in it for you?

We believe in investing in our people and helping them reach their potential as valuable members of our team. As part of our team, you’ll have access to a wide range of incredible resources, growth opportunities, discounts, and perks, including:

  • Competitive salary & annual bonus.
  • Competitive & flexible health and dental benefits, pension plan, RRSP, TFSA, and Stock matching programs.
  • Discounts: Enjoy up to 50% off Rogers Services and Blue Jays Tickets, 25% off TSC items, and a 20% discount on all wireless accessories sold in Rogers stores.
  • Paid time off for volunteering.
  • Company matching contributions to charities you support.

Growth & Development Opportunities:

  • My Path: self-driven career development program.
  • Rogers First: priority in applying to internal roles of interest.

Wellness Programs:

  • Homewood employee & family assistance program.
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) & Virtual therapy sessions.
  • Low or no-cost fitness membership with access to virtual classes.

Our commitment to the environment and diversity:

  • Work for an organization committed to environmental protection.
  • Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion with employee resource groups supporting equity-deserving groups including groups representing People of Colour, 2SLGBTQIA+, Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disabilities and Women. We all bring something different, and we know what makes us different makes us great.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
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: 309966

At Rogers, we believe the key to a strong business, is a diverse workforce where equity and inclusion are core to making everyone feel like they belong. We do this by embracing our diversity, celebrating our different perspectives, and working towards creating environments that empower our people to bring their whole selves to work. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential by removing any barriers for equal participation. We work with our candidates who are experiencing a disability throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Recruitment Process FAQ.

Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check as part of the hiring process.

Posting Notes: Rogers Sports & Media