Supervising Writer / Associate Web Producer - Toronto, ON | Rogers | | 11/11/15
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Supervising Writer / Associate Web Producer full-time

Location: Toronto, ON
Company Name: Rogers ()
Category: Copywriting / Writing, Social Media
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Rogers Media is looking for an experienced, energetic associate web producer to join our team. The ideal candidate will be an innovative individual who is well-versed in digital media trends and takes great pride in doing things differently. This person must be passionate about unique forms of storytelling, is social-media savvy and adept at using online resources to tell the story better.  At the same time, this person must have a strong foundation of standard journalism best practices who thrives in a busy newsroom, is proficient in CP style and knows what makes a good story. The successful applicant will be a positive role model in transitioning traditional newsrooms to digital-first environments and will be able to illustrate how to grow our brands in a crowded marketplace.


  • Oversee and participate in the writing, editing and publishing of breaking news and feature content

  • Monitor news wires and publish relevant content from a variety of sources, including broadcast

  • Ensure CityNews and 680News sites are always updated with the best local, national and international news that is interesting and important to our audience

  • Be an active voice in developing short- and long-term planning for the sites and newsrooms

  • Be familiar with standard content management tools, including WordPress

  • Be well-versed in social media best practices in terms of distributing content and engaging with visitors through social media

  • Exhibit strong journalism skills in editing, writing and choosing content for our sites

  • Ability to work closely with on-air talent and broadcast/radio writers, editors and producers

  • Familiarity with various analytics tools and an ability to make decisions based on KPIs

  • Stay abreast of industry trends and competitors

  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as required

  • Other duties as assigned


  • At least five years of newsroom experience in a digital role

  • Journalism degree or diploma (or equivalent)

  • Experience with an enterprise-grade, large-scale CMS

  • A passion for news, online journalism and digital-content creation

  • Knowledge of social media best practices

  • In-depth knowledge of CP style and standard web-based tools like Photoshop, WordPress, Hootsuite and Skype

  • Excellent leadership, communication, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS is a definite asset

  • Demonstrated strong production, editorial and storytelling skills

  • The ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines

Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 33 Dundas St. East (909), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Editorial
Requisition ID: 57748


As a proud Canadian company, we're dedicated to making things easier for our customers. We're driven to make our communities and our country stronger and more successful by providing Canadian's with advanced networks, powerhouse media brands, and technologically-advanced communications services. We’ve been embracing and leading change for over 50-years, and we’ll continue to seek out new opportunities to bring our customers simple solutions for today and tomorrow.

Why Rogers? Because we believe the best is yet to come.

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