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CBC North
March 16, 2023
Yellowknife, NT
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.

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?

Do you have a curious mind, and a passion for adventure and storytelling?

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

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

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 Yellowknife and the Northwest Territories for our television, radio, and web platforms.

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.

This position is based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The successful candidate will work in a regional bureau with a small local team, contributing video content to our daily television programming, social media, and streaming and on demand platforms.

As a multi-platform media outlet, you will also be asked to contribute to all our platforms, including audio and the web. You’ll have opportunities to work on longer-term projects, to learn new skills and to grow, both professionally and personally.

Your work will be governed by CBC's journalistic and broadcasting policy and protocols, ensuring that all CBC journalistic standards are met and that our stories are fair, balanced, accurate, thoughtful, immediate and resonate with the communities we serve.

Based in Yellowknife, you will operate under the general direction of CBC NWT’s senior assignment producer. You will also work closely with our video and television production team.

An isolated location allowance and moving allowance, if applicable, are associated with this position.

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
  • Strong writing skills. 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.
  • Knowledge of Yellowknife and the Northwest Territories would be an asset.
  • 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

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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