Calgary, AB

Producer assigned to "The Cost of Living" Radio Show (English Services)

Producer, assigned to "The Cost of Living" Radio Show (English Services) - CAL00457

Job Family Programming (TV-Radio-Web)
Primary Location Calgary
Position Language Requirement English Only
Language Skill Levels (Reading / Writing / Speaking) - - -
Status of Employment Contract
Work schedule(s) Full-time

CBC Radio is hiring a Producer to work for Network Talk, assigned to a half hour weekly Network Radio Business Show, The Cost of Living, located in Calgary.
This contract position runs until July 1st, 2020 with the possibility that it becomes a permanent position.
Our show examines the business of everyday life. Almost every decision you make pulls a thread that ties you to the larger economy. The Cost of Living will follow those threads — in both directions. We show Canada how an economic trend ripples into your life and also explain everyday mysteries.
As a team we’re smart, fun, slightly irreverent and dedicated to the craft of storytelling.
Your role
Working under the direction and supervision of the Senior Producer, the successful candidate will be a proven senior journalist with exceptional critical thinking skills and attention to detail. Strong knowledge of, or interest in, business and economic reporting is essential. They will demonstrate an understanding of the mandate of the program. They will be able to identify what constitutes stories, treatments and guests for the program. They will be a strong writer, chase producer, and audio editor, with an ear for creative sound design and use of music. They will have strong social media and digital skills. The successful candidate should be comfortable performing on-air work from time to time.
The successful candidate will have a track record of successfully mentoring and supervising the work of others on their team, and will have a proven ability to step into more senior roles as needed. They will have exceptional vetting skills, and a demonstrated ability to produce exceptional radio.
Along with their editorial skills, communication skills, and exceptional creativity, the successful candidate will be a committed team player. They will have a proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
A deep understanding and appreciation of diversity of perspective, opinion and experience is essential, and is something the successful candidate values and reflects in their programming decisions.
As Canada’s national public broadcaster, diversity shapes the content we deliver every day. CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to reflecting Canada’s diversity in its workforce, as well as across all of its platforms.
We are looking for a candidate with the following:
  • University degree or equivalent.
  • Five (5) years of practical and relevant experience.
  • Recognized excellence in chasing, writing scripts and editing. Strong contributor of ideas, stories and treatments.
  • Proven track record of ensuring a diversity of voices is reflected in storytelling. Contributes to the diversity of perspectives on the team.
  • High level of organization and productivity.
  • Strong and enthusiastic team player with good communication skills. Initiative taker, with ability to be productive in individual and team settings.
  • Passionate about exploring stories, issues and ideas pertaining to human meaning, belonging, and connection.
  • Innovative with programming and ideas. Curious, incisive and critical thinker.
  • Proven ability to work fluently on all platforms.
  • Proven ability to produce interviews and prepare interview question lines and background material.
  • Strong on-air skills.
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
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.

Job Posting Date Apr 5, 2019, 8:27:30 PM
Unposting Date May 6, 2019, 6:59:00 AM


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Category: Radio
T2S 2T4
Calgary, AB, CA
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Posted: Apr 08, 2019
Closing: May 06, 2019

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