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8 Apr 2022

Full-Time Coverage Producer – CBC News Network

CBC/ Radio-Canada – Posted by anne.masson Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

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 looking for a Producer to work with various teams within CBC News Network including both weekdays and weekends. The current work week for this position is a compressed schedule, Thursday to Sunday.
This position requires someone who is an editorial leader who will coordinate editorial coverage for CBC News Network in Toronto.

You plan, conceive, organize, and/or develop the production and realization of program segments. You are a strong team player and work closely with the Executive Producer, Senior Producer, Host, Rundown Producer, and Associate Producers. In addition, you take an interest in the overall content, texture and production values of the program, from assignment through program presentation.

Your work must adhere to CBC journalistic and/or program policies, standards and practices and you are ultimately responsible for ensuring that this occurs.

There is wide latitude for initiative, independent judgement and creativity.

Key Tasks:
Liaise with assignment regarding CBC coverage of stories.
Help determine stories and treatments.
Chase, organize and supervise interview segments.
Vet interviews before air with attention to focus, questions, on-screen banners, visuals, and other production elements.
Write news stories, create graphical elements, and edit video for television and/or digital.
Pitch story and segment ideas and treatments.
Contribute to determining the style, pace, tempo, line-up and format of the program.
Contribute to the overall editorial strategies of CBC News Network.
Exercise editorial responsibility as delegated by Management.
Communicate effectively and cooperatively.
Ability to work effectively in a high-pressure environment.
Open to new ideas and approaches.
Ability to mentor junior members of the team and the newsroom.
Helps guide and support more junior staff through times of change.
Ensure content adheres to CBC Journalistic Standards and Practices.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:
Five years’ experience of which three must involve work in broadcasting or a closely related industry, which is directly related to the area of assignment.
Solid journalistic skills, with highly developed vetting skills.
Highly developed analytical skills and the ability to make complex stories and issues easily understood.
Highly developed production skills, including strong ability to produce for a variety of program formats.
Experience using production tools such as DTV, VIzrt, iNews automated lineups, and Media Central.
Experience working in an automated control room.
Leadership skills.
A thorough understanding of CBC Journalistic Standards and Practices and their practical implementation.
Ability to communicate effectively and cooperatively.
Self-motivated, with highly developed interpersonal skills.
Ability to work effectively in a high-pressure environment.
Open to new ideas and approaches.
Demonstrated knowledge of political, cultural, social, economic and legal issues, as well as National and International issues.
Familiarity with CBC Radio & Television Programming and, with the ability to work across departments and platforms.
Ability to work overtime, early mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays, when required.
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

All employees of CBC/Radio-Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of December 1st 2021 unless exempted based on a medical/religious ground. As per this requirement, employees must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to all employees. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify if you meet the conditions of employment, you will be asked to provide an attestation confirming your COVID-19 vaccination status.

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

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.

Job Posting Date Apr 8, 2022, 10:14:43 AM
Unposting Date Apr 22, 2022, 11:59:00 PM

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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