Regional Lineup Editor (French Services) – CBC

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

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

We are looking for a lineup editor whose key task will be to oversee production and delivery of early-morning news content in both radio and digital formats. Your primary assignment will be the wake-up show C’est jamais pareil. You will work closely with the other desk editors and with journalists in the newsroom.

In this position, you will report to the Chief Editor for Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean and must comply with CBC/Radio-Canada’s Journalistic Standards and Practices.

More specific duties are as follows:
Keep up with the news through various sources
Maintain relationships with a variety of sources
Write and present news copy for radio programs and newscasts
Determine stories and angles in tandem with the editorial team
Suggest interview topics for programs
Vet and edit the work of reporters before broadcast and online posting
Request changes, if necessary. Identify sources and check facts
Conduct image searches and embed any visuals, graphics, video or audio required to accompany the content
Monitor news developments
Ensure that platforms under your control are continuously updated
Write alerts, copy and titles as needed
Regularly monitor technology trends to keep up with best digital practices and technological innovations and tools
Use the various tools at your disposal to track content engagement

We are looking for a candidate with the following:

Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent
Five (5) years’ journalism experience or the equivalent
Confident, positive leadership
Extensive general knowledge
Excellent knowledge of current events
Excellent writing skills
Excellent on-air delivery
Understanding of CBC/Radio-Canada’s Journalistic Standards and Practices
Superior French-language skills
Knowledge of digital formats and trends
Knowledge of CMSs (Scoop, Picto, etc.) and audio/video management systems (such as Avid NewsCutter, Dalet Plus, and Final Cut) an asset
Ability to work very early in the morning
Selected candidates will be evaluated as follows:
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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