Host – English Television, Late Night News – CAL00215

Host – Calgary Late Night News

Share our passion. Live our values. CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. CBC/Radio-Canada brings diverse regional and cultural perspectives into the daily lives of Canadians in English, French and eight aboriginal languages.

We are looking for an experienced host for our television news program "CBC News Calgary Late Night". The Host of Calgary Late Night is a key player in a team dedicated to winning the news battle in Calgary.

  • An exceptional journalist and leader, you thrive in the fast-paced, high-pressure world of breaking news.
  • The ability to go live and "off script" at a moment’s notice is highly valued. In this full time temporary position, you will contribute to the planning, design and organization of the program, propose program ideas, conduct interviews off-air and interact with program participants.
  • Reporting to the News Director, you’ll play an integral editorial and leadership role in preparing and presenting the daily news.

We are looking for candidates with the following:

  • A journalism degree or equivalent.
  • Five years of comparable and relevant experience that demonstrates knowledge of the broadcasting industry and an understanding and awareness of issues and events particular to Calgary and to daily news.
  • Excellent reporting, interviewing and writing skills.
  • Ability to generate original story ideas and creative treatments.
  • An engaging on-air presence.
  • The ability to evaluate and analyze a broad range of issues, and to tell those stories with clarity and in a manner that relates the stories to the people affected by them.
  • Strong presentation style and ease with live work.
  • Able to present material with credibility and authority in a range of situations including live events and breaking news.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and team playing skills.
  • Creative, flexible and self-motivated.

Send your demo c/o Dave Budge to:

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
P.O. Box 2640
Calgary, AB
T2P 2M7

If you are seeking a media environment that fosters creativity and innovation, this is the place for you.

We value the importance of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.

Please visit http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/jobs/ and apply online.

The CBC is committed to equity in employment and programming.

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