Rogers Communications

Across Canada

Video Journalist

Ongoing
Competitive
Edmonton, Alberta
Work While Studying, Entry Level

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.

Part Time Video Journalist Position:

CityNews Edmton is looking for an experienced Video Journalist for a Part time position. As an experienced News professional, you know what content our viewers want and how to deliver compelling stories. As a proven innovator, you know how to emphasis creativity over tradition. You should be capable of using traditional and non-traditional mediums to tell a story.

Responsibilities:

  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research
  • Shoots and edits video material for news coverage
  • Organizes material and writes engaging, relevant and concise news stories under tight deadlines according to prescribed editorial style and format standards
  • Generates compelling story ideas and knowledgeable contacts and responds to breaking news situations quickly and accurately
  • Be fluent in social media trends with a personal Twitter account and the knowledge to use it to generate stories and ideas

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience operating a video camera and editing to deadlines is an asset.
  • Relevant degree / diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • A person who truly understands multi-platform coverage and doesn't feel bound by the confines of a typical Television reporter package
  • Excellent knowledge of the cultural and political landscape of the city
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Must be able to multi-task and deliver under tight deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible in a changing work environment
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends
  • Must have a clean driving record

Schedule: Part time

Shift: Flex Time

Length of Contract: 12 Months

Work Location: 5915 Gateway Boulevard (218), Edmonton, AB

Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & News

Requisition ID: 128250

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

  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what's right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. 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 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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