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PM Assignment Producer

CBC North
March 16, 2023
Yellowknife, NT
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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

As a producer of CBC North’s multiplatform news coverage you will be in charge of planning, organizing and producing daily news and current affairs content that engages the audience and reflects the NWT in all of its diversity.

Your responsibilities will include working closely with the NWT’s senior producer on assigning and overseeing reporters, videographers, and videojournalists to effectively and efficiently cover the stories and issues affecting the people of the Northwest Territories. You will be responsible for vetting stories from reporters in the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut for radio, television, and web platforms.

The position will also involve some responsibility for CBC North’s social media, and may include some enterprise reporting and content production.

The successful candidate will be a strong journalist and leader; a collaborative thinker and team player; and a coach who is invested in the development of new and budding journalists. They are invested in telling the stories of the people of the North to the people of the North, and are an advocate for their audience’s needs.

They have ideas for daily coverage and special projects and are not afraid to be vocal; and are willing to be creative in uses of sound to present a strong radio newscast. They are detail-oriented and well versed in CBC’s journalistic standards and practices, willing to take up tough questions with reporters and be the last line of defense before our reporting is published.

Reporting to the Managing Editor, you will be a key piece of our journalistic leadership team, playing a role in developing long term strategy and projects while shaping our daily news coverage.

Please note the schedule for this position is from 12:00 pm to 8:45 pm.


We are looking for a candidate with the following: 
  • Proven leadership abilities; a strong team leader with the ability to inspire others.
  • Elite broadcasting writing and editing skills; experience in radio and/or television production is an asset.
  • Strong digital skills, including writing, editing and story packaging.
  • A combination of relevant education or experience equal to that of an education in journalism or broadcasting and five years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of Canada’s North, and in particular the Northwest Territories.
  • An ability to choose relevant, audience focused stories, which reflect issues being discussed by the general public.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and deadlines.
  • Knowledge of social media, especially Facebook.
  • Creative, flexible and self-motivated.
  • Quick to react and respond to breaking stories.
  • Demonstrated skills in the area of conflict resolution, mentoring, talent recognition and development.
  • Ability to work quickly and to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent interpersonal relations.

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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