Reporter-Editor (French Network) – EDM00202

More than a job…here is an exciting career in Alberta’s capital city.

Share our passion. Live our values. As Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions with over 10,000 employees, 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 a reporter/editor to join our French services newsgathering team based in Edmonton. You will perform daily research, editing, gathering, writing and coordination of information for French services. In addition to your responsibilities as a reporter/editor, you will provide daily support to the assignment process as well as edit news content for the web.

You will work in a high pressure environment, where timelines are tight and work requires collaboration and consultation with other members of staff. Your work is governed by CBC’s Journalistic Policies and Standards.

As the successful candidate for this position, you will have the following:

  • Three years experience in journalism
  • Mastery of the French language (written and spoken) and a good ability to function in English as well
  • The ability to work quickly, under pressure, to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent writing, technical and on-air skills.
  • Clearly demonstrated reliability and organizational skills.
  • A mature, enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Initiative, flexibility, creativity and curiosity
  • An excellent ability to both work alone and to contribute to the team.
  • Willingness and ability to learn new tasks and try tasks outside of your normal range of work.
  • Valid driver’s license and passport

Candidates will be required to complete a series of tests (general knowledge, editing, etc.)

Interested candidates should forward a demo tape to Francois Pageau, CBC Edmonton.

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

The CBC is committed to equity in employment and programming.

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