Video Journalist, Punjabi (One-Year Contract)

Rogers Communications

Rogers Communications

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Monday, July 3, 2023

Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media! Everyone wants to be part of a transformational team – and that’s exactly what we’re building at Rogers Sports & Media. A team that innovates and a team that wins.


At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do. Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team. Collectively, we touch the lives of 30 million Canadians every month!


Not only is our business strong, but so is our culture. We genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work. That starts with our firm commitment to a diverse, inclusive and safe workplace. We’re also dedicated to giving back by using our media megaphone to help Canadians who need it most. Our team is All IN on diversity and inclusion – find out more at www.allinforequity.ca.


Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

If you speak Punjabi fluently and have a passion for news, OMNI wants to meet you. We are looking for a talented Vancouver-based Video Journalist who will deliver stories that resonate with Canada’s Punjabi community. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in journalism and a passion for storytelling.  This is a one-year contract position.


What you will do…

  • Find original stories that reflect and resonate with the Punjabi community in Canada

  • Shoot, edit, report and present news impacting the Punjabi community

  • Present scripted and unscripted coverage, live and recorded, from in-studio and remote locations

  • Organize material and write engaging, relevant and concise news stories under tight deadlines according to prescribed editorial style and format standards

  • Collaborate with a diverse team of innovative journalists at OMNI and Rogers Sports and Media

  • Create content for special programming including mini-series and documentaries

  • Liaise with regional and national assignment desks to work through story assignments

  • Work independently in the field

  • Build a strong network of contacts within the community

  • Other duties as assigned

What you will bring

  • Speak, read and write fluently in Punjabi and English

  • Proven experience operating a video camera and editing

  • Adaptability, creativity and a willingness to think outside the box  

  • Attention to detail and multitasking

  • Passion to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Fluent in the digital news space with an ability to identify trending stories on social media

  • Experience with live news and field production are assets

  • A broadcast journalism diploma or equivalent experience

  • A team-focused attitude


Schedule: Full time
Shift: Weekend
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: 288571

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.
Posting Notes:  No Selection