Writer Researcher Intermediate
Rogers Communications
Vancouver, BC, CA
6d ago

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind.

To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream.

A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.

OMNI is looking for a determined, qualified individual to fill the position of Writer / Researcher Intermediate for OMNI Focus Cantonese / Mandarin.

You can work independently, but also as part of a diverse newsroom. You will be responsible for working on stories both in the studio, and out in the field for multiple media platforms.

Responsibilities :

  • Develop the best regional content for OMNI Television in Vancouver
  • Accountable for all aspects of quality control and ensuring that all news broadcast standards are met
  • Liaise with assignment desks, news reporters, editors, camera crew and producers with respect to content and story development
  • Assist in the production of all news specials
  • Organize and book feeds for our news operations within a defined budget
  • Coordinate coverage or technical arrangements with other Rogers departments or broadcast partners on news stories
  • Receive, research and generate story ideas
  • Assign reporter, shooters, writers and research staff
  • Planning of future shows
  • Proficient with social media
  • Other duties as required
  • Qualifications :

  • Must have a passion for local news and clear understanding of writing for broadcast
  • A creative vision and keen editorial judgment
  • Excellent knowledge of domestic and international news
  • In-depth understanding of the station's regional content priorities
  • 3 years experience working in an editorial capacity in a major market newsroom
  • 3 years field experience as a writer, reporter or producer
  • Superior writing, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient Computer skills
  • Knowledge of iNews and Quantel software or similar newsroom software is an asset
  • Strong Cantonese and Mandarin language skills
  • Strong community contacts would be an asset
  • Degree or diploma in journalism or broadcasting
  • Proven record of working in a team atmosphere
  • Work well under pressure and consistently meet deadlines
  • Must be available to work overnight shifts and weekends

    Shift : Day

    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 : 187942

    Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work :

  • Our people are at the heart of our success
  • Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  • We do what’s right, each and every day
  • We believe in the power of new ideas
  • We work as one team, with one vision
  • We give back to our communities and protect our environment
  • What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. 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.

    At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities 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 Rogers FAQ .

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