Job Description

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.


CityNews Toronto is looking for a contract news producer (12 month contract - maternity leave) with proven leadership skills to play a critical role in the day-to-day creation of our Toronto newscasts.

About you:

You’re a reliable team player who thrives under pressure and brings creative, fresh ideas to daily editorial meetings. You are passionate about Toronto and want to work in an environment that supports innovative storytellers as we deliver first-class content to our audience on all platforms. You get Toronto – and can talk about the characters, neighbourhoods and stories that make this city great.

The day-to-day:

  • Pitch original Toronto-focused stories that can be told in unique and imaginative ways consistent with the CityNews brand
  • Chase, research, write copy and help craft compelling content while working closely with other journalists
  • Ensure our coverage stands apart from the competition
  • Determine how stories should be rolled out and on what platforms
  • Vet copy and be accountable for making crucial editorial decisions
  • Be a role model for the newsroom, exemplifying journalistic excellence

What you have:

  • Minimum 8 years of TV news producing or reporting experience
  • Experience with live control-room production
  • Ability to work individually and part of a team
  • Creative vision and keen editorial judgment
  • Superior writing, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional communication skills
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: 12 Months
Work Location: 33 Dundas St. East (909), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & News
Requisition ID: 151720
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 to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.

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