Banque de candidatures : Aiguilleur-réalisateur - CDI - Formation / relève
CBC/Radio Canada
Montréal, CA
3d ago

Applicant Bank : Switcher - Producer - CDI - Training / Relief (French Services)-MON05705

Job Family

Technical and Production

Primary Location

CanadaPosition Language RequirementFrench OnlyLanguage Skill Levels (Reading / Writing / Speaking)- - -Status of EmploymentShort termWork schedule(s)Part-time


What it’s like working at CBC / Radio-Canada At CBC / Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms.

Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Your challenge Interested in a job of the future? Be part of a leadership team whose work methods are in sync with the latest production and live broadcasting technologies.

Thanks to automated control room systems, now more than ever CBC / Radio-Canada is providing you with the tools needed to turn out relevant, compelling, innovative programming that’s in touch our audiences, all in the company of a team who are passionate about their work.

We are currently seeking Switcher-Producer (Show Directors) for our newsrooms. As a Switcher-Producer (Show Director) in a newsroom you will.

  • Perform duties related to switching and directing, on a variable schedule (days, nights and / or weekends). In more concrete terms, you will work on presentation, shotlisting, program preparation and other related production duties.
  • From a technical perspective, you will be responsible for checking program requirements and quality. You will also perform duties such as programming and operating the automated presentation switching system;
  • operate peripherals such as the character generator, audio console, CCUs, robotics and intercom; and demonstrate sound editorial judgment throughout the production process.

    Morever, from a directing perspective, you are passionate and love multi-tasking in a live environment. You will direct the host during production to ensure that a quality product goes to air.

    You make a number of technical and editorial decisions during a single program recording and ensure consistency with our brand image.

    You love working with people, which makes it easier for you to integrate into production and editorial teams and play a key role in the program preparation.


    We are looking for a candidate with the following : A) Qualifications :

  • College diploma in TV production and postproduction techniques, or other relevant field
  • Three or more years’ experience performing technical production and / or directing duties
  • B) Competencies :

  • Able to work well under pressure for extended periods with multiple people during live broadcasts
  • Editorial judgment, leadership and decision-making skills
  • Self-starter, self-reliant
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written French
  • Good general knowledge
  • TV production experience in a news environment (asset)
  • Keen interest in working in a newsroom environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency with IT tools
  • Selected candidates will be subject to the following tests :

  • Interview
  • If this sounds interesting, please click on ''Apply online''. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    CBC / Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country.

    That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster.

    For more information, visit the

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    You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our . All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment.

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    Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

    Job Posting Date

    Nov 15, 2019, 7 : 06 : 15 PM


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