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Videojournalist

CBC North
Published
October 21, 2021
Location
Hay River OR Fort Smith,
Category
Job Type

Description

Position can be based in either Hay River or Fort Smith.

 

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

 

Are you a creative Visual Storyteller with a wealth of community contacts, a drive for telling stories and an interest in entering a  career in Broadcast Journalism?

Are you interested in a career telling your community’s stories on CBC North’s TV, Radio and online platforms?

Do you have an independent, collaborative and engaging personality with a passion for writing and current events?

If you answered "yes" to any of the above, this is your opportunity to join CBC North and become our next Video Journalist!

Reporting to the Managing Editor and working with our multiplatform news team, you will cover the important stories of your community for Northbeat, Radio and www.Cbc.ca/north.

We’re seeking someone with a connection to the diverse populations that make up the region and understands the importance of reflecting diverse and Indigenous communities in our storytelling.

If you are an independently motivated community member who can see yourself developing a career in the public broadcaster, we have a career opportunity for you to grow with CBC North.

Please include a link to your video demo, video/image portfolio and/or writing samples.  

We are looking for a candidate with the following: 

 

  • The ideal candidate will have a comfortable on-air presence and an ability to generate original story ideas with broadcast storytelling techniques.
  • Strong computer skills and experience working with video equipment • Knowledge of web writing, writing scripts for TV, radio or news would be a strong asset.
  • Great attitude and interpersonal communication skills to engage with community members to conduct on camera interviews.
  • Knowledge of working with video/camera equipment and editing software  like Adobe or Avid would be an asset.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
  • You will be required to work a variety of shifts, which may include unexpected overtime situations, weekends and evenings, often independently and without supervision.
  • Possessing skills in an Indigenous language would be an asset.

 

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 recruitment@cbc.ca.

 

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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