Producer, The Hour – TOR02601

Producer, The Hour – TOR02601

Please note that this is a contract position.

Here’s your chance to help shape Canadian media by joining The Hour as a Producer!

Share our passion. Live our values. As 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.

What You Do:

As a Producer for The Hour you will plan, conceive, organize, and/or develop the production and realization of a program segment, program, or series while adhering to CBC journalistic and/or program policies, standards and practices. You are ultimately responsible for developing the program content including assigning, researching, gathering, writing and/or editing and determining, the style, pace, tempo, line-up and format of the program. You will direct talent, sound and/or image and ensure, in collaboration with Copyright Clearance Officers or others, the proper and accurate clearance of all material used in the program.

What You Bring:

  • A University Degree or equivalent.
  • 5 years experience of which three must involve work in broadcasting or a closely related industry, which is directly related to the area of assignment (namely, directly related television network, program, or station promo production experience) are required.
  • A broad understanding and interest of contemporary cultural, social and political issues.
  • A keen interest in finding new ways to creatively push the look of the program.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to produce high impact creative program that will effectively communicate key message(s).
  • The ability to work with and direct graphic artists, music and other video specialty professionals, both internally and externally.
  • The ability to work flexible hours and function well in a hectic, sometimes stressful environment.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities and simultaneous projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

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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