Producer, assigned to Calgary Eyeopener (English Services) - CAL00467 - Calgary, Alberta | CBC/Radio-Canada | | 17/07/19
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Producer, assigned to Calgary Eyeopener (English Services) - CAL00467 contract

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Company Name: CBC/Radio-Canada ()
Category: Communications
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Producer, assigned to Calgary Eyeopener (English Services) - CAL00467

Job Family: Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location: Calgary

Status of Employment: Temporary, 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.

This is a full-time temporary role until September 2020.

Your role

CBC Calgary is looking for a dynamic and energetic Producer assigned to Calgary Eyeopener to join their passionate team. You will assist in the production of stories and segments for all platforms.  The Eyeopener is the number one radio show in Calgary in large part because of its focus on audience. The show prides itself on its independent voice. 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.

You will play an integral role in the Local Services strategy with a focus on three priorities:

  • Content: In this role, you will ensure that all CBC journalistic standards are met and that our stories are fair, balanced, accurate, thoughtful, immediate and resonate with the communities we serve. You will further our original, enterprise and investigative storytelling and ensure we are talking about what matters most to people throughout Calgary and Alberta. You’re innovative and will try new things, new workflows and new story treatments. You inspire others to do the same.
  • Community: As the industry shifts, local news and community storytelling is more important than ever. You will understand the diverse and changing population in Calgary and Alberta and the importance of reflecting all our communities in our content.
  • Culture: You live and promote the values of diversity and an inclusive and respectful work culture.

As Producer, you will bring the following skills and experience to the team:

  • University degree or equivalent.
  • Five years’ experience of related experience.
  • Strong journalistic skills.
  • Substantial experience writing, copy editing, fact-checking and packaging content on all platforms.
  • High-level knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to journalism.
  • Excellent general knowledge about provincial and civic politics, geography, history, and current issues related to Calgary and Alberta.
  • Ability to generate original story ideas and treatments.
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle the demands of the newsroom.
  • High energy and enthusiastic journalist who can motivate a team towards journalistic excellence.
  • Self motivated critical thinker with the ability to innovative.
  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated coaching ability.
  • Proven ability to work in diverse teams.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to maintain close co-operation with your program unit.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, highly creative and resourceful.
  • Story-teller with a strong demonstrated connection to the diversity of the community.
  • Advanced knowledge of web, mobile and social media tools and industry trends.

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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