Reporter/Editor (English Services) – SYD00027

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Position Language Requirement  English Only

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

Status of Employment  Permanent

Work schedule(s)  Full-time


What it’s like working 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 a passionate storyteller who can produce enterprise journalism and original content? Are you the type of a journalist who regularly uncovers original stories that are in the public interest? Are you as comfortable crafting a touching feature as you are covering a natural disaster? We are looking for two full time reporters who are creative, critical thinkers and can tell compelling stories on multiple platforms: digital, radio and television. You produce enterprise journalism, cover breaking news,  and find rich, relatable stories that people want to share with their family and friends. 

We are hiring two full time permanent reporter editors. These are primarily Monday – Friday positions, however you could be assigned to some early mornings and weekends. 


We are looking for a candidate with the following: 

  • University degree or equivalent with a minimum of three years of recent, related experience.
  • A combination of education and experience considered;
  • The understanding and skills to make a story come alive on the radio.
  • Sense of “sound” and ability to create compelling “people” stories that reflects the communities of Cape Breton Island.
  • Ability to generate original and produce enterprise journalism.
  • Generate, pitch and pursue strong story ideas.
  • Working knowledge of digital news including social media.
  • Story-teller with a strong proven connection to the community.
  • Proven work ethic in diverse teams.
  • Flexibility with hours of work and willingness to learn and tackle new tasks across all CBC platforms.
  • Sound news discernment and ability to work effectively under newsroom deadline pressure.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; a standout colleague.
  • High energy and enthusiasm towards journalism.
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts including early starts, late finishes and weekends.

Please include additional documentation or a link to your online demo or 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 theDiversity 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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