Cross-Platform Reporter/Editor (French Services) – CBC

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

Position Language Requirement Bilingual (English / French)

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

Status of Employment Permanent
Work schedule(s) Full-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

We’re looking for two dynamic, seasoned Cross-Platform Reporters/Editors based in
Vancouver. These positions will be full-time and permanent. You will be responsible for
delivering live and taped stories on radio and television. You will be required to write
copy stories for our website and provide video content for all of our digital platforms.
You will be responsible for taped and live reporting, including 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.

Please note

The work schedule may include weekend shifts on a rotating basis
Superior French-language skills are required (French-speaking environment)

We are looking for a candidate with the following
University degree or the equivalent
Three years’ directly related experience, including proven ability in the field and knowledge of TV and radio broadcasting
Excellent reporting and interviewing skills
Ease with live reporting
Bilingualism (English and French) required
Knowledge of issues affecting the province’s French-speaking community
Knowledge of CBC/Radio-Canada journalistic and programming policies
Ability to work flexible hours and on weekends as needed
Ability to work with a variety of teams, but also be a strong self-starter
Critical mind
Proven ability to work in a high-stress, tight-deadline environment
Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously
Understanding of the public broadcaster’s role and responsibilities
Valid driver’s licence, as well as a driving record that meets the criteria of CBC/Radio-Canada’s insurer
An asset for the position: Knowledge of Radio-Canada’s tools: Scoop, Dalet, iNews, Media Central, Hindeburg
Please provide a copy of your resume in French an online link to your demo.

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.

Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

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