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Video Journalist, OMNI News: Filipino Edition

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Video Journalist, OMNI News: Filipino Edition REF#: JG31053
Rogers Communications
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Posted: June 19, 2020
Deadline: August 18, 2020


Video Journalist, OMNI News: Filipino Edition

If you speak Tagalog fluently and have a passion for news, then OMNI wants to meet you. We are looking for a talented Video Journalist 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 storytelling and innovation in news coverage. As a proven innovator, you know how to emphasize creativity over tradition. 

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:
  • Collaborate with a diverse team of innovative journalists to produce news for Canadians who speak Tagalog 
  • Research and verify information to present factual, daily content with journalistic integrity
  • Shoot, screen, select and edit material from internal and external sources
  • Present scripted and unscripted coverage, live and recorded, from in-studio and remote locations
  • Ensure your content reaches, engages and resonates with target audiences on OMNI Television across Canada and globally through our digital properties
  • Take ownership of news content from beginning to end, across all platforms, while ensuring content is accurate and grammatically correct
  • 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
  • Build a strong network of contacts within the Filipino-Canadian community


Your Skills:
  • Write and speak fluently in Tagalog, and have a minimum basic working knowledge of English 
  • Proven experience operating a video camera and editing to deadlines is an asset
  • Able to question authority to push for transparency
  • Adaptable and won’t allow obstacles to stop you from producing a compelling story
  • 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 
  • 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

Please apply using this link, stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board.

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

E-mail: jay.baldonado@rci.rogers.com

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