Host (French Services) – CBC

Job Family Programming (TV-Radio-Web)
Primary Location Rouyn-Noranda

Position Language Requirement French Only

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

Status of Employment Contract
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.

This is a renewable one (1) year contract position.

Your role

As a host for ICI Radio-Canada Première in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, you will host station’s weekday afternoon show in keeping with Corporation standards and policies. More specifically, you will keep up with developments in the area(s) covered by the program and maintain contacts with various sources. You will do the research necessary for interviews and other program activities. You will write or adapt intros.

During production meetings, you will assist in planning and choosing content for the program. You will host the show on air, reading prepared scripts, “ad libbing” as needed, and providing segues between the various program segments.

You will also host the show on air, reading prepared scripts, ad libbing as needed, and providing segues between the various program segments.

In addition, you may be required to read newscasts and deliver promos.

Your role as a host will also include community outreach at public events. You will contribute to the program’s social media content.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Five years of on-air experience or the equivalent


Fluent in the working language (French)
English, an asset
On-air presence and ease
Extensive general knowledge
Extensive knowledge of current affairs, in particular of Abitibi-Témiscamingue’s region
Strong interviewing skills
Proven journalism skills
Strong on air presence and performance
Strong high-energy on the air, strong ability to connect with audience
Host with a curious and engaging on-air personality
An experienced and comfortable broadcaster with a strong affinity and interest in his audience
Excellent diction and enunciation skills
Critical thinker
Able to analyze, synthesize and think critically
Able to work under pressure
Ability to work in a team
Strong team player
Ability to work under stress
Must have a valid driver’s license

Selected candidates will be tested as follows:

Theory test: Position-related knowledge
French test

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.

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

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