Reporter/Editor Multiplatform (French Services) – CBC

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

Position Language Requirement Bilingual (English / French)

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

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

Radio-Canada Northern Ontario is seeking a Reporter/Editor for the Sudbury newsroom. In this role, you will produce reports and perform editorial assignments related to the gathering, writing and presentation of program material for digital, audio and television platforms. Work is governed by CBC/Radio-Canada journalistic standards and programming policies. Advice and guidance are regularly available, but there is latitude for initiative and independent judgment. There may be opportunity to coordinate the work of others.

Key tasks:
Develop and maintain contact with a variety of sources.
Conduct analysis of facts and information gathered and draw conclusions or raise issues requiring further investigation.
Gather and report information from various sources.
Write copy for the web and enhance it with interactive elements.
Produce radio reports.
Report for Le téléjournal Ontario.
Post content on social media.
Contribute ideas or program content; participate in the preparation of newsroom objectives.
As required, perform the following tasks:
Critically edit material written by others.
Liaise with other staff to ensure required material is available.
Present information and/or analysis on air in a variety of formats.
Follow specific areas of current public interest or concern.
Perform other production or administrative duties to ensure that the newsroom and programs run smoothly.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:
University degree or equivalent.
Two or more years’ relevant experience during which the candidate would gain exposure to journalism, computers and the technology of radio/television broadcasting and digital services.
Capable of original and creative thought in the production of news for radio, TV and digital platforms, with demonstrated writing skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; good team player.
Comfortable with the demands and needs of television, radio and digital news production.
Strong organizational skills; ability to handle a variety of functions quickly and efficiently.
Ability to solve problems independently and in group discussions (openness to new ideas and approaches).
Ability to work flexible hours and overtime as required.
Understanding of the structure and workflow of Radio-Canada News in regional centres, and ability to build and maintain strong relationships with counterparts in other centres.
Strong knowledge of Northern Ontario and the issues facing Franco-Ontarian communities.
Valid driver’s licence, passport and ability to travel.
Bilingualism mandatory
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 recruitment@cbc.ca.

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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