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Producer- CityNews Toronto

Rogers Communications

Rogers Communications

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

Are you ready to take your career to new heights and be a part of a dynamic team at Rogers Sports & Media? We believe in creativity, innovation, and collaboration in everything we do, and we are looking for people who share this mindset to join us. With a monthly reach of 30 million Canadians, you can help shape the future of sports, news, e-commerce, and entertainment. At Rogers, we value diversity and inclusivity and believe that every voice matters. Join us today and be a part of a team that is redefining the future of media.

Are you a budding storyteller, brimming with new ideas? Does the idea of a fast-paced, multi-platform newsroom seem like your ideal environment? Then CityNews Toronto wants you to join our team!

We’re looking for a Producer to shape and strengthen the CityNews brand. They will be a leader within our news operation as we evolve the way we produce and tell our stories to better engage and build our audiences. Our producers are called upon to oversee the creation of ground-breaking original and breaking news content on our streaming channels, our daily news programs, and our digital platforms. Various producing responsibilities will form a regular part of the work, including lining-up newscasts, vetting news content and coordinating event coverage, and overseeing our 24/7 livestream channel. The position will

require some evening and weekend shifts.

What you will do…

  • You will have the opportunity to develop and grow in several different roles in our newsroom
  • As the line-up producer, you will start the day collaborating with the assignment desk, reporters, production team and CityNews national producers, determining story coverage plans. You will keep the newscast and our livestream channel on the rails, monitoring items for length and troubleshooting any technical issues on the fly – all while you’re vetting scripts and keeping an eye out for breaking news
  • You will help ensure our stories adhere to the Rogers News Policy and follow the principles laid out in our Inclusive Content Guide. You will have final editorial sign-off before a story is published


What you will bring…

  • An insatiable curiosity. We want producers who are always asking why and pushing our stories into territories that our competition is not exploring, while also offering context that our audience is seeking
  • A vision of where legacy newsrooms need to evolve in order to compete in the digital space
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Patience and a willingness to explore new ways of producing news
  • A passion for local live and breaking news, strong editorial judgement, and an interest in growing professionally in a fast-paced, fun newsroom


Here’s what you can expect in return…

  • A competitive salary and benefits which include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks, including 50% off Rogers services and Blue Jays tickets.
  • Leadership which supports your development and long-term career at Rogers.
  • A team that trusts and wants to win together.
  • Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how.”


Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 33 Dundas St. East (909), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & News
Requisition ID: 290449

At Rogers, we believe the key to a strong business, is a diverse workforce where equity and inclusion are core to making everyone feel like they belong. We do this by embracing our diversity, celebrating our different perspectives, and working towards creating environments that empower our people to bring their whole selves to work. 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 by removing any barriers for equal participation. We work with our candidates who are experiencing a disability 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 Recruitment Process FAQ.

Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check as part of the hiring process.

Posting Notes: Rogers Sports & Media