Producer – English Television, Temporary – REG00198

Producer – CBC Saskatchewan Television News at 5:00pm, 5:30pm and 6:00pm

"More than a job … an exciting career"

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.

The flagship television program in Saskatchewan is part of an integrated news service across all media platforms – Television, Radio, and the Web. We want to provide our audiences with a distinct service that is timely, in-depth, accessible and relevant.

What You Do:

  • As the Newscast Producer assigned to CBC News Saskatchewan, your primary objective is to plan, design, organize, develop and take the program to air.
  • Your work is governed by CBC/Radio-Canada’s journalistic and programming policies, but there is wide latitude for initiative, independent judgment and creativity.
  • Working with the Executive Producer you will determine the style, pace, tone, lineup and format of the program.
  • You will develop program content including assigning, researching, gathering, writing and/or editing as well as preparing scripts.
  • You will also supervisor and coordinate the work of staff contributing to the programs under your responsibility.
  • During program preparation, production and post-production, you are responsible and accountable for exercising budget authority.
  • Although this is primarily a TV assignment, there is an expectation to work in an integrated environment.
  • You will be willing and capable of assisting with producing duties on the radio and web platforms as well.

What you bring:

  • A university degree or equivalent.
  • Five years’ experience of which three must involve work in broadcasting or a closely related industry, which is directly related to the area of assignment.
  • Proven journalistic depth and skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of political, social, economic and national issues that pertain to Saskatchewan.
  • Excellent understanding of CBC journalistic policies, standards and practices.
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, tight deadline environment.
  • Highly motivated and hard‑working.
  • Strong and enthusiastic team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work proactively and provide leadership by example in a journalistic unit composed of highly talented professionals.
  • Proven ability to respond to breaking news
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Ability to develop vision for the show; innovative with programming and ideas.
  • Proven ability to direct and work with talent.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proactive, curious, incisive, and critical thinker.
  • Audience focused.
  • Committed to servingand growing audiences in a public broadcasting context.
  • Passionate about exploring Saskatchewan talent, stories, issues and ideas.
  • Contributes to the diversity of perspectives on the team.

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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