Journalist (French Services) – BAI00004

Job Family

  Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location


Position Language Requirement  Bilingual (English / French)

Language Skill Levels (Reading / Writing / Speaking)  – – –

Status of Employment  Temporary

Work schedule(s)  Full-time


What it’s like working at Radio-Canada Côte-Nord.

Whether on-air or behind the scenes, here you join a team that thrives on making the connections and telling the stories that are important to Canadians. So, if you’ve got the ability to keep up with the pace of our ever-changing industry, the passion to make the next great idea even better and the drive to make things happen, this is the place for you.

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Your role: 

Reporting to the Manager, French Services, Radio-Canada of the North Coast (web, radio, TV), you will work as a reporter based in Baie-Comeau. You must have the integrity and self-confidence to bring our programming to life.

In this role, you will conduct research and interviews, write copy, process audio and video, and produce thorough, fact-checked, dynamic, compelling news content for delivery across various platforms (web, mobile, social media, radio, TV), in accordance with CBC/Radio-Canada’s Journalistic Standards and Practices.

Schedule: the schedule may vary to accommodate production requirements

You are responsible for updating your resumé and highlighting the skills and qualifications required for this position.


Job requirements:

a)  Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent.
  • Three (3) years’ journalism experience or the equivalent.

b)  Skills

  • Extensive general knowledge.
  • Good knowledge of current events in the North Coast and in the Eastern Quebec.
  • Solid command of the French  language.
  • Knowledge of English an asset.
  • Knowledge of communication techniques specific to the platforms (TV, radio, digital), as well as interviewing techniques.
  • Knowledge of CBC/Radio-Canada’s Journalistic Standards and Practices.
  • Valid driver’s licence.


  • Ability to work well in a team, while being independent, resourceful and self-starting.
  • Creative, enterprising and inquisitive approach to fact gathering
  • Good knowledge of how to produce digital reports and manage social media.
  • Ability to work well under pressure to tight deadlines. 

Please include a cover letter explaining how your experience is relevant and the contribution you want to bring to the Company.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

If this sounds interesting, please 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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