Cross-Platform Reporter and Researcher (On-Call) (French Services) – CBC

Job Family Programming (TV-Radio-Web)
Primary Location Rimouski

Position Language Requirement French Only

Language Skill Level (Reading) –
Language Skill Level (Writing) –
Language Skill Level (Speaking) –

Status of Employment Short term
Work schedule(s) Part-time

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

Radio-Canada Rimouski is looking for reporters based in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region who will be assigned primarily to produce content for all Radio-Canada platforms (digital, radio, TV). Reporters will write articles and file stories for News and Current Affairs in accordance with corporate standards and policies.
You can view samples of our team’s work:
https://www.facebook.com/icibassaintlaurent

We invite you to visit our website:
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/bas-saint-laurent

Please note these are casual, on-call, part-time opportunities and shifts may include being assigned to work flexible hours, including early mornings, late nights and weekends.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Three (3) years’ journalism experience
Any combination of education and experience will be considered

Skills:
Extensive general knowledge
Excellent knowledge of regional, provincial and national affairs
Good knowledge of the Bas-Saint-Laurent region and its players a major asset
Solid command of writing and story research techniques
Solid command of the working language (French); very good knowledge of the other official language (English) an asset
Good communication skills
Knowledge of CBC/Radio-Canada’s Journalistic Standards and Practices
Good knowledge of IT and social media
Interest in and aptitude for learning new tools
Ability to thrive in a team environment while being self-starting and resourceful
Ability to work well under pressure to tight deadlines
Willingness to work flexible, irregular hours depending on the assignment
Valid driver’s licence

Please include a cover letter explaining your motivation to apply for a reporter position in Rimouski as well as what your professional and personal experience could bring to our newsroom. You may also include a link to your online demo or website, blog or video in your cover
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 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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