Producer, Radio (English Services) – CBC

Job Family Programming (TV-Radio-Web)
Primary Location Happy Valley – Goose Bay

Position Language Requirement English 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

Are you the next CBC Producer based in Happy Valley Goose Bay? In this leadership role, you will produce our morning radio show in an inclusive team environment. You will select and direct story content working with an integrated team of journalists, choose the best and most compelling content that reflects a diverse range of stories to rollout on multiple platforms. The mission is to ensure our programming continues to be the place the audience of Labrador turns to for the latest news and information.

Labrador is diverse and inclusive, full of interesting characters with stories that speak to the heart of our communities and cultures. It’s a place of growth and change. We’re seeing a rise in the rights and influence of Indigenous peoples and emergent immigrant communities.

You will place a strong emphasis on community reflection and BIPOC representation, developing the team’s writing, production and journalistic skills and social media performance. In this role you will also coordinate with the assignment desk and other programs and leaders.

Financial assistance is provided to help offset expenses related to relocation. In addition, allowances and provisions for employees working in isolated locations apply.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:
Familiarity and proven connections with Indigenous and other underrepresented communities in Labrador and across Canada.
University degree or equivalent.
Five years’ experience of which three must involve work in broadcasting or a closely related industry, which is directly related to the area of assignment.
Proven ability in leading a team of journalists.
Superior writing, vetting and editing skills.
Familiarity with multi-platform program offerings and how to move content effectively across multiple platforms.
Smart, curious and creative.
Knowledge of Newfoundland and Labrador, its people, places, stories, issues and politics.
Superior journalistic judgment and ability.
Highly developed leadership and coaching skills. Skilled at coaching inexperienced employees, while also leading and challenging experienced journalists.
Ability to work to multiple deadlines under pressure.
Able to work in a collaborative environment.
Ability to see the “big picture” as well as managing the details of daily program offerings.
Flexibility and adaptability, able to cope with new demands and additional platforms.
Please include a link to your website, blog or video in your cover letter.

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

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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