Calgary, AB

Associate Producer/Technician for Calgary Eyeopener (English Services)

Job Family Programming (TV-Radio-Web)
Primary Location Calgary
Position Language Requirement English Only
Language Skill Levels (Reading / Writing / Speaking) - - -
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
We are looking for a bright, energetic, and creative Associate Producer-Technician to join our team. The successful candidate will produce content for our radio shows, and will be the technical operator of our Calgary-based radio morning show. Very strong technical, sound editing and sound production skills are required.The successful candidate will be skilled at creating content for multiple platforms, and demonstrate exceptional skills in verbal and written communication, as well as story generation. The ideal Associate Producer-Technician is web savvy, with a proven track record in radio. Additionally, we are looking for people who are skilled in gathering video/audio as well as producing local stories on a wide range of news and current affairs topics.
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 storytelling and ensure we are talking about what matters most to people throughout the province. You’re innovative and will try new things, new workflows and new story treatments. You inspire others to do the same.
You bring great story ideas, researching skills and sound technical knowledge to the morning show team.
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 the importance of reflecting all our communities in our content.
Culture: You live and promote the values of diversity and an inclusive and respectful workplace.
We are looking for a candidate with the following:
  • University degree or equivalent and 3 years of practical and relevant experience.
  • Established presence on social media and knowledge of SM as a news gathering and audience engagement tool; web & tech savvy.
  • Recognized excellence in chasing news, providing quick turnaround when writing scripts and editing. Strong contributor of ideas, stories and treatments for radio and digital environments.
  • Proven track record of ensuring a diversity of voices is reflected in storytelling. Contributes to the diversity of perspectives on the team.
  • Knowledge of diversity in Calgary.
  • High level of organization and productivity.
  • Strong & enthusiastic team player with good communication skills. Initiative taker, with ability to be productive in individual and team settings.
  • Strong background in radio broadcasting, and have demonstrated skills operating soundboards, live-mixing radio programs, and managing studio links. Technical troubleshooting skills an asset.
  • Able to work flexible hours, particularly early mornings.
  • Knowledge of Dalet and/or non-linear editors, and iNews - an asset.
  • Passionate about exploring the Calgary region, talent, stories, issues and ideas. Innovative with programming and ideas.
  • Curious, incisive and critical thinker.
Please include a link to your website, blog or video in your cover letter.
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.
If this sounds interesting, please 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: Television
T3B 4M1
Calgary, AB, CA
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Posted: Jul 07, 2019
Closing: Aug 06, 2019
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