February  22, 2020
  New Media





Associate Producer - CityNews Toronto

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Associate Producer - CityNews Toronto REF#: JG30867
Rogers Communications
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: January 6, 2020


CityNews Toronto is looking for an Associate Producer for a part-time 12 month contract. This position is one of a large number that have been created especially to produce in-depth analysis and enterprise/investigative content as part of a multi-city initiative for 2020.  The positions are temporary because there is an experimental aspect to this initiative.  The company’s goal is to produce documentaries on important issues, which will also add to the strength of the CityNews teams and our daily news coverage. Successful candidates will fit in well with our emphasis on diverse, creative teams who create innovative news content aimed at young, urban audiences. 
What you’ll be doing:
  • Working as part of a team, you will create fast-paced, compelling and informative news stories airing on CityNews Toronto, various other CityNews broadcasts across Canada and our digital properties
  • Writing content under tight deadlines
  • Assigning resources to gather news elements
  • Emailing, Tweeting, calling and interviewing people as you chase and research enterprise story pitches
  • Pitching during brainstorms and story meetings
  • Meeting deadlines and prioritizing work when news breaks
  • Ensuring that content is factually and grammatically correct 
  • Screening footage from internal and external libraries and other resources
  • Various editorial and newsroom tasks as required, including: recording feeds, pulling stock footage and creating graphics


What you have:
  • Minimum 2 years of TV and/or digital news producing, writing or reporting experience
  • Ability to work individually and part of a team
  • Creative vision and keen editorial judgment
  • Superior writing, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Control room and field production experience an asset
  • A journalism diploma or equivalent experience
  • Sound communication skills
  • Shift work required (mornings, evenings and weekends)
  • An appetite to learn and grow

Please visit jobs.rogers.com, and create a Rogers Careers profile.

You can then apply with a cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Board and resume through this direct link:

Rogers Communications
1 Mount Pleasant Road
Toronto , Ontario
M4W 1G9 , Canada

Web address: http://jobs.rogers.com

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