Journalist (French Services) – CBC

Job Family Programming (TV-Radio-Web)
Primary Location Baie-Comeau

Position Language Requirement French Only

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

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:

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

We are looking for a candidate with the following:

You possess:
Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent
Three (3) years’ journalism experience or the equivalent
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
Valid driver’s license
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.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to reflecting our country’s diversity

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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