Montreal, QC

National Reporter (Radio) (French Services)

National Reporter (Radio) (French Services) - MON05456

Job Family Programming (TV-Radio-Web)
Primary Location Montreal
Position Language Requirement Bilingual (English / French)
Language Skill Levels (Reading / Writing / Speaking) C B C
Status of Employment Permanent
Work schedule(s) 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.
Your role
As National Reporter, you will produce, mainly for radio but will also produce for all our platforms (digital, radio and TV), reports on national and international events/issues for the News department and for News-related programs. You may also be required to conduct in-depth analyses of news stories, in keeping with corporate standards and policies.
For reference purposes, this position is assigned to radio news.
We are looking for a candidate with the following:
  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent
  • Seven (7) years' journalism experience or the equivalent
  • At least three (3) years’ radio journalism experience
  • Extensive general knowledge
  • In-depth knowledge of Canada's and Quebec's social, political and economic affairs
  • Experience in a parliamentary bureau an asset
  • Comfortable behind the microphone
  • Comfortable at using computer / electronic tools
  • Proficiency with communication techniques specific to the medium (live reporting, sound recording, scriptwriting)
  • Proficiency with editing functions
  • Knowledge of digital production (podcast, photo, video, writing)
  • Knowledge of the Corporation's Journalistic Standards and Practices
  • High degree of independence / initiative
  • Able to analyze, synthesize and think critically about complex topics
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Able to work well on a team
  • Able to conduct interviews for broadcast
  • Able to adapt to difficult working conditions (long hours)
  • Fluency in French
  • Advanced oral proficiency, intermediate writing proficiency and advanced reading proficiency in English
  • Valid driver's licence
Selected candidates will be tested as follows:
  • Theoretical test: Position-related knowledge
  • Practical test: Various situation scenarios related to production requirements
  • Interview

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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Category: Radio
H2L 2M2
Montreal, QC, CA
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Posted: Jun 03, 2019
Deadline: OPEN
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