News and Programming Director, 570 NEWS
Rogers Communications
Kitchener, ON, CA, N2N 0B1
1d 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 her dream.

A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

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

Director of News and Programming, 570 NEWS

Responsibilities :

  • Build and manage a high performing team through coaching, development and leadership
  • Grow audience across all platforms
  • Expertly execute the strategic plan
  • Extend the programming beyond radio to online and podcasting and help Rogers build the future of local news radio / audio / online
  • Live our values
  • Manage the programming budget
  • Collaborate and partner with sales, marketing, HR and other cross functional leaders and teams
  • Qualifications :

  • College or University degree in Journalism or Broadcast Journalism.
  • 5+ years experience managing a multi-platform news organization including during breaking news situations.
  • Ability to make connections across departments within the company and maintain positive connections with staff, management, clients, news sources and the general public
  • Ability to think critically and adeptly while managing in a fast-paced news environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of all phases of a news operation including but not limited to : news reporting and writing newscast formats, news production, newsroom organization, talk shows and newsgathering technology
  • Understanding of newsroom technical operations including computer networking, newsroom systems, microwave, satellite and digital technology
  • Schedule : Full time Shift : Day Length of Contract : Not Applicable (Regular Position) Work Location : 230 - 1B The Boardwalk (102), Kitchener, ON Travel Requirements : Up to 10% Posting Category / Function : Broadcasting & Programming Requisition ID : 173187 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.

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