Talk Show Content Producer - Programming General
About the Role:
Global News Radio 770 CHQR has an exciting opportunity for a full time temporary Talk Show Content Producer in our Calgary location. Reporting to the Executive Producer of Talk, you will be responsible for producing dynamic, interesting and informative locally focused talk shows. This position is to cover for a maternity leave through November, 2021.
Create an exciting, interesting, informative community minded show
Have diverse knowledge of all things topical both locally and nationally
Create and research story ideas
Develop and maintain news contacts
Public appearances as required
Engaging social media skills to drive listeners to the show
What We Need From You:
Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a major market
Tenacious approach in convincing guests and news makers to join hosts on-air
Excellent organizational, communication & interpersonal skills
News experience, preferably in radio
Strong and solid interviewing skills
Ability to write for all media platforms.
Comprehensive knowledge of local and national news events
Expertise in audio editing
Dynamic drive to develop shareable content (audio, Facebook lives)
Understanding and strengths in New Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and Podcasting
Creative, energetic, fun, outgoing, positive, friendly manner, team player
If You Have the Following….We Want to Hear From You!
You have an insatiable desire to know things, not just some things, but all things.
You are engaged in the news cycle and can almost always discuss the top two or three stories of the day.
You have an eagerness to always be asking, ‘what’s our next guest or topic?’
You are a team player who understands that we are only as strong as our weakest link.
Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.
We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action.
You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day - Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique - and amazing - place to work.
At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.
Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
How to Apply
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*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
200, 3320 17th Avenue Sw
Calgary, AB, CA
|Posted:||Feb 08, 2021|
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