Producer- Assignment (English Services) – WIN00265

100% CANADIAN as Canada’s public broadcaster, CBC offers all Canadians broadcasting services that reflect and celebrate our country’s diverse heritage, culture and stories.

CBC/Radio-Canada has a diverse and creative workforce that thrives in an atmosphere of sharing and learning. Ten thousand employees strong, CBC brings Canada to the people in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages.

Here is your chance to help shape Canadian media by joining CBC/Radio-Canada in Manitoba as a Producer-Assignment for English Newsgathering.

As a Producer- Assignment, you assist in the production of stories and segments for local and network radio, television and online newsgathering. Work must adhere to CBC journalistic and/or program policies, standards and practices and the Producer is ultimately responsible for ensuring that this occurs. There may be wide latitude for initiative, independent judgment and creativity. There is a regular and ongoing requirement to co-ordinate the work of others.

As required, you will perform the following tasks:

  • Conceive and develop story and program ideas and concepts; participate in the preparation of newscasts/programs and the objectives of the newsgathering hub;
  • Plan, organize and co-ordinate the newscasts/programs or the components and/or segments of newscasts/programs;
  • Develop the program content including assigning, researching, gathering, writing and/or editing.
  • As required, commission writing and/or research.
  • Prepare scripts.
  • Determine the style, pace, tempo, line-up and format of the program.
  • Direct on-air talent and technical resources across all platforms;
  • Select, re-write and/or edit copy or text written by others.

We are looking for a candidate who has the following qualifications:

  • At least five years of experience whereby three must involve work in broadcasting or a closely-related industry, which is directly related to the area of assignment;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to maintain close cooperation with your program unit;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, highly creative and resourceful;
  • Story-teller with a sophisticated understanding of Manitoba’s diverse communities.

This position will not be filled until consideration has been made by the CBC/CMG Local Joint Employment Committee.

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 and apply online.

The CBC is committed to equity in employment and programming.

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