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Video Journalist

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Date: May 30, 2017

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA, V5Y 3T9
Every day, we strive to build a brilliant digital future for Canadians. We work as one team, with one goal –serve our customers better.
We are launching expansion of our Citytv news programming across the country, to deliver compelling locally relevant content to Canadians.  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.

Citynews is looking for a next-level journalist capable of using traditional and non-traditional mediums to provide industry leading local news coverage. Reporting to the Regional Supervising Producer, News, the Video Journalist will demonstrate exceptional reporting skills while producing compelling stories that will make people talk, for web, television and other media platforms.   


    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
    Presents scripted and unscripted coverage live on-air and on other media platforms from remote locations and/or in-studio environment
    Generates compelling story ideas and knowledgeable contacts and responds to breaking news situations quickly and accurately
    Generates compelling multi-media content for Citynews.ca
    Be fluent in social media trends with a personal Twitter account and the knowledge to use it to generate stories and ideas


    Minimum of 2 years proven experience generating powerful, credible original content
    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 relentlessly pursues a story beyond the headline
    A person who’s not afraid to push for answers
    A person who truly understands multi-platform coverage and doesn’t feel bound by the confines of a typical Television reporter package
    A person who won’t let a dead end stop them from producing a compelling story
    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

Not sure if you should apply for this role? Talk to your Manager or your HR Business Partner.

Posting Type: Internal and External Candidates Considered
Hiring Manager: Dave Budge
Recruiter: Deepti Tivel
Salary Grade: G6
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 180 West 2nd Avenue (810), Vancouver, BC
Travel Requirements: None
Bargaining Unit/Union: CP2 - RBL - CKVU TV Vancouver
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & News
Referral Bonus Amount: $$0.00
At Rogers, 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 how we 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

As you consider what’s next, remember that we work as one team, with one goal – to serve our customers better.

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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