Reporter / Editor (English Services)
CBC Radio Canada
Toronto
17d 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 have a passion for breaking news? Doyou love telling stories on both broadcast and digital? Do you excel atpitching original stories and seeing them through to completion?

CBC Toronto is looking for a daily newsreporter to file for all of our local platforms. You should be a smartjournalist with an eye for the 'big' news and a love for telling the humanstories behind the headlines.

You will report on a wide range of topics whereyou will connect easily with people from all walks of life. You will beexpected to pitch stories on a regular basis and deliver them with compellingstorytelling on radio, TV and digital.

You should demonstrate a passion fortelling stories about the diverse community in which we live. Above all, youthrive in a team environment.

This will a full-time temporary role ending inlate June 2019.

Function :

Performs reporting and editorialassignments related to the gathering, writing and presentation of programmaterial for radio, television and digital.

Work is governed by CBCjournalistic and programming policies and standards. Advice and guidance areregularly available but there is latitude for initiative and independentjudgment.

There may be opportunity to co-ordinate the work of others and closeco-operation with the program unit is essential.

Key Tasks :

  • Develops and maintains contacts with avariety of sources within the community, the area and the region.
  • Conducts analysis of facts and informationgathered; and draws conclusions or raises issues requiring furtherinvestigation.
  • Gathers and reports information fromvarious sources.
  • Decides which elements should be includedin an item, their order, length and sequence as well as the transition from oneelement to another.
  • Contributes ideas or program content;participates in the preparation of program objectives.
  • Prepares stories in a variety of treatmentsincluding voice reports, script / clips, talk-tapes, debriefs.
  • Liaises with other staff to ensure requiredmaterial is available.
  • Presents information and analyses on air ina variety of formats.
  • Follows particular areas of current publicinterest or concern.
  • Performs other production or administrativetasks associated with the smooth functioning of the newsroom.
  • Experience working in local news inCanada’s largest city is an asset.
  • Qualifications

    We are looking for a candidate with the following :

  • University degree in journalism or equivalent.
  • Three years of directly related experience that includes proven ability in the field, knowledge of the broadcasting industry, and an understanding and awareness of issues and events particular to Toronto.
  • Excellent reporting and interviewing skills.
  • Knowledge of provincial affairs and community issues.
  • Knowledge of CBC / Radio-Canada journalistic and programming policies.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and on weekends as needed.
  • Understanding of the public broadcaster's role and responsibilities.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Comfortable reporting live and with on air presentation.
  • Creative storyteller who enjoys experimenting with different story treatments.
  • Ability to work with a variety of teams.
  • Critical mind.
  • Proven ability to work in a high-stress, tight-deadline environment.
  • Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • 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.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.If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    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.

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