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Host, Radio (English Services) - ST.00201 contract

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Company Name: CBC/Radio-Canada ()
Category: Communications
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Host, Radio (English Services) - ST.00201

Job Family: Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location: St. John's

Status of Employment: Contract, Full-time

What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Please Note:  This is a one (1) year full time contract position, subject to annual review and renewal.

Your role

As Host of St. John’s Morning Show, CBC Radio One's morning show serving St. John’s and surrounding area, you are committed to staying connected with the news of the day, with your listeners and with your team – even after the microphone is turned off at the end of each show. You are a smart journalist with a competitive spirit. Your interests are wide-ranging and you connect easily with people from all walks of life. You thrive in a team environment. You must have the integrity and self-confidence to bring our programming to life. You care about connecting with your audience, in their homes and cars, on their computers and mobile devices.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • A university degree or equivalent with five years of comparable and relevant experience that demonstrates knowledge of the broadcasting industry.
  • Proven journalism skills, strong news judgment, excellent general knowledge.
  • Strong on-air performance and proven interview skills.
  • An understanding of the St. John’s and the provincial social and cultural landscape.
  • A digital journalism innovator.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work productively in a small team.
  • Self-starter.
  • Will participate in public and/or community relations activities as appropriate, to promote the program and/or the Corporation.

Please include in your application an online link to your demo.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

If this sounds interesting, please click on ''Apply online''. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

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