Casual Work, Various newsroom roles (English Services)
CBC Radio Canada
Vancouver
8d ago

Description

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 role Come and get your foot in the door in an exciting, multi-platform newsroom. CBC Vancouver delivers news to Canadians through our media platforms (digital, radio, social media and television).

We are currently looking for candidates who think creatively, and bring innovative ways of telling stories to fill various positions in the newsroom including Reporter, Associate Producer, Social Media Editor / Presenter, and Reporter / Editor assigned to copy editing.

Please note these are casual (temporary, on-call) opportunities and shifts may include being assigned to work early mornings, days, evenings or weekends.

Qualifications

We are looking for a candidate with the following :

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Excellent news judgment and journalistic skills.
  • Extensive general knowledge of Vancouver and British Columbia.
  • Knowledge of newsroom logistics.
  • Understanding of story-telling for each platform.
  • Excellent knowledge of news and current affairs (from various sources).
  • Knowledge of production methods.
  • Keen interest in new tools and able to learn how to use them.
  • Able to work under pressure on tight deadlines.
  • Willing to work flexible, irregular hours, depending on the assignment.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence.
  • Please include a link to your online demo or website, blog or video in your cover letter. Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

    If this sounds interesting, please 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 section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-

    mail to recruitment cbc.ca.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. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on .

    In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

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

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