Web Editor/Reporter
Rogers Communications
Vancouver, BC
11d ago

At Rogers we’re for supporting you on a journey to a rewarding career. Whether you’re a developer, an analyst, or a customer care consultant, Rogers is the place where ideas become reality.

We embrace change, and find ways to do better. And we deliver on that commitment by fostering an environment of passion and innovation for all people.

NEWS 1130 has an exciting opportunity for a broadcast professional to get their foot in the door of a major market station as a Web Editor / Reporter.

Reporting to the Managing Editor Web / New Media in Vancouver, this candidate will be responsible for :

Responsibilities :

  • Producing compelling, original content for NEWS1130.com with no spelling, punctuation, or grammatical errors.
  • Staying on top of NEWS 1130's social media channels, and sending out Breaking News Alerts as necessary.
  • Developing creative and engaging content for NEWS 1130’s sister station, JACK, that is on-brand, on-strategy, that supports business initiatives.
  • Producing compelling, original stories for the on-air news run on NEWS 1130, as assigned by the Editor.
  • Conducting and editing news interviews, writing and voicing stories in a timely and professional manner.
  • Broadcasting live from news events as needed.
  • Bringing story ideas to the table on a daily basis that reflects NEWS 1130's style and format.
  • Adding new ideas or follow ups to the assignment system.
  • Qualifications :

  • Be a graduate of a recognized journalism program, with a focus on digital news and broadcast an asset.
  • Have at least 1 year experience reporting in a medium or large Canadian market.
  • Be brimming with ideas, enthusiasm, and initiative in tracking down, pitching, and creating relevant and entertaining stories for the station.
  • Be able to translate those radio reports into well-constructed stories for NEWS 1130.com, using all of the tools necessary for great digital storytelling.
  • Be up to speed on social media, able to use it as a news-gathering tool and as a way to develop contacts.
  • Have outstanding written and verbal communication, spelling, and grammar skills.
  • Be self-motivated but also able to play well in the sandbox with others.
  • Have a valid full provincial driver’s license.
  • Shift : Variable

    Length of Contract : Not Applicable (Regular Position)

    Work Location : 2440 Ash St (094), Vancouver, BC

    Travel Requirements : None

    Posting Category / Function : Broadcasting & News

    WHY ROGERS?

    As a proud Canadian company, we're dedicated to making things easier for our customers. We’ve been embracing and leading change for over 50-

    years, and we’ll continue to seek out new opportunities to bring our customers simple solutions for today and tomorrow.

    We recognize that success is determined by the strength and diversity of our people. We work together because we want to win together, and these five shared values guide and define our work :

  • Simplify and innovate
  • Take ownership of the what and the how
  • Equip people to succeed
  • Execute with discipline and pride
  • Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver
  • Why Rogers? Because your tomorrow inspires our today.

    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 can also reach out to our team at RogersRecruiting rci.rogers.com to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.

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