July  12, 2020
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Producer, OMNI News: Filipino Edition

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Producer, OMNI News: Filipino Edition REF#: JG31052
Rogers Communications
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Posted: June 19, 2020


If you speak Tagalog fluently and have a passion for news, then OMNI wants to meet you. We are looking for a talented Producer to lead a team of mobile and video journalists who will deliver stories that resonate with Canada’s Filipino community.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in journalism and a passion for innovation in news coverage. 
At OMNI we live, eat and breathe diversity. OMNI News is growing and this may be your opportunity to join Rogers, one of the best places to work in Canada.
Your Role:
  • Build and lead a diverse team of mobile and video journalists to produce news for Canadians who speak Tagalog 
  • Set the editorial agenda, ensuring OMNI News: Filipino Edition reaches, engages and resonates with target audiences
  • Guide daily and long-term editorial plans of the Filipino Edition team including coverage of breaking news and development of enterprise stories 
  • Provide direction and guidance to team members, ensuring the highest journalistic standards
  • Write daily stories and promos
  • Seize on every opportunity to innovate in the delivery of relevant content in the most timely, efficient and effective manner
  • Collaborate with Rogers Sports & Media teams in the production of content, as well as on next-day and long-term editorial projects
  • Build a strong network within the Filipino-Canadian community


Your Skills:
  • Write and speak fluently in Tagalog, and have a minimum basic working knowledge of English 
  • Minimum 2-3 years of newsroom experience, using that knowledge as a trampoline to innovation
  • Highly attentive to detail and thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Unflappable, able to meet tight deadlines, to multi-task and to inspire your team in every situation
  • 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, control room and field production are assets
  • A broadcast journalism diploma or equivalent experience

Please feel free to apply here, stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board.

Rogers Communications
1 Mount Pleasant Road
Toronto , ON
M4W 1G9 , Canada
Tel: (416) 637-4748

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