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Reporter/Editor, assigned to Arts and Social Affairs (French Services) – CBC/Radio-Canada – Vancouver, BC

Company: CBC/Radio-Canada

Address: Vancouver, BC

  • Full Time


Job Family Programming (TV-Radio-Web)
Primary Location Vancouver
Position Language Requirement Bilingual (English / French)
Language Skill Level (Reading) B
Language Skill Level (Writing) B
Language Skill Level (Speaking) B
Status of Employment Permanent
Work schedule(s) Full-time

Work 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:
We are currently seeking an Arts and Social Affairs Reporter/Editor.
Based in Vancouver, you will produce arts and social affairs content in appropriate formats for all our platforms, including TV, radio, digital and social media. Your radio productions will be broadcasted mainly on local British Columbia shows such as Phare Ouest, Boulevard du pacifique and Culture et confiture. In this role, you may also be expected to conduct research and interviews, write copy, edit audio and video, and produce thorough, fact-checked, dynamic, compelling news content for delivery across various platforms (digital, mobile, social media, radio, television). You will be required to write and format your own digital articles to accompany that content. You must also find original formats to package arts stories for digital, social media and the Téléjournal newscast.
You must be interested in a wide range of art forms, from music, film and literature, to visual and performing arts. You must be willing to work in a team with your fellow reporters and producers to share ideas and content. You must also be able to come up with standout original stories and produce impact journalism. Proficiency with the various social media platforms is essential in order to promote your content.
Your work must also adhere to CBC/Radio-Canada’s Journalistic Standards and Practices.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:

Objective criteria:
  • University degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • Three or more years’ directly relevant experience as a media professional
  • Strong radio story production skills
  • Keen knowledge of the British Columbian arts scene an asset
  • Good network of contacts in French-speaking Canada, especially in the Franco-Columbian community
  • Ability to develop your own arts and social affairs story ideas
  • Ability to produce relevant, audience-focused stories that reflect issues being discussed by the general public
  • Bilingualism (English and French) required
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime and various shifts patterns, including early mornings, evenings and weekends as required
  • Demonstrated ability to adopt emerging technologies and monitor emerging trends on your own, without formal training
  • Training and experience in the radio production industry
  • Knowledge of CBC/Radio-Canada’s Journalistic Standards and Practices
  • Knowledge of and extensive presence on trending social media platforms
  • Knowledge of production applications (iNEWS, Dalet, MediaCentral) in use at CBC/Radio-Canada an asset
  • Knowledge of publishing applications (Scoop!, Picto) in use at CBC/Radio-Canada an asset

Subjective criteria:
  • Ability to provide leadership and guidance for performers and crew (if needed)
  • Ability to be creative, organized and self-directed
  • Ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines
  • An innovator and risk taker
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • A commitment to reflecting the community and diversity
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.
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 Diversity and Inclusion
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 [email protected]
You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. 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.
Job Posting Date Nov 20, 2020, 8:03:47 AM
Unposting Date Dec 4, 2020, 10:59:00 PM

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