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Current Affairs Producer, Tausannie

CBC North
March 16, 2023
Iqaluit, NU
Job Type


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.

CBC Nunavut is looking for a self-starter who wants to tell important stories and develop a strong team of storytellers.

This is an unparalleled opportunity to be involved in journalism that has a strong impact in our region. It is a challenging role that provides leadership to a team that works hard to serve our audiences across Inuit Nunangat in Inuktitut and English.

Your role

CBC Nunavut in Iqaluit delivers news and current affairs through our digital, radio and television platforms in both Inuktitut and English.

You play a leadership role in our radio, television and mobile services in Nunavut and Nunavik, with emphasis on our Inuktitut programming. You work with a team, directing and assigning staff as required to support our News and Current Affairs programming. Previous supervisory experience would be an asset.

You’ll be responsible for pitching story ideas, researching, writing and presenting news stories for broadcast on local and national programs. The successful candidate will report for all editorial platforms as needed.

Work must adhere to CBC/Radio-Canada journalistic and/or program policies, standards and practices, and you must lead your team to ensure that this occurs.


Key Tasks: 
  • Keeper of the vision for the afternoon show.

  • Works closely with the Senior Producer.

  • Oversees story selection, production, line-up, vets scripts for interviews, music selection.

  • Works with staff in the location and elsewhere in the north on development and preparation of stories for the show.

  • Books, records, and edits interviews; writes/vets intros and other material for the program.

  • Ensures preparation of lineup and filing of daily program logs.

  • Provides feedback to program hosts.

  • Identifies possible video, web, social media treatments for morning show stories.


We are looking for a candidate with the following:

● Excellent skills in Inuktitut; good ability to work in English.

● High school education or an equivalent combination of education, work and experience.

● Ability to analyze, organize and present information clearly.

● Interest and knowledge of:

○ The social, political and cultural life of Nunavut, the North and Canada.

○ Inuit culture, values, language and history, current events and happenings in the communities.

○ Broadcasting, social media, digital communications.

○ Interest in new tools and technology (example: radio, audio, video, social media).

○ Working in teams, mentoring and inspiring others.

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

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.

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