Video Journalist – OMNI Arabic

Website Rogers Sports & Media Inc.

If you have a passion for news, then OMNI wants to meet you. We are looking for a talented Video Journalist who will deliver stories that resonate with Canada’s cultural communities. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in journalism and a passion for storytelling.

What you will do…

Find original stories that reflect and resonate with the Arabic community in Canada
Shoot, edit, report and present news stories about the Arabic community on all platforms – including Arabic national newscast
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 CityNews
Build a strong network of contacts within the Arabic-Canadian community
What you will bring…

Speak fluently in Modern Arabic ( Fus-ha), read and write Arabic script
English is an Asset for the position
Proven experience operating a video camera and editing
Adaptable and won’t allow obstacles to stop you from producing a compelling story
Highly attentive to detail and thrives 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
Valid driver’s license is required

Here’s what you can expect in return:

A competitive salary and benefits that include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks including 50% off Rogers services
A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career
A team rooted in trust, honesty and empathy that wants to win together
Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how”

To apply for this job please visit jobs.rogers.com.

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