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Corus Entertainment
Calgary, AB

Talk Show Content Producer - Programming General

Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?  Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?  Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.  If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

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.
 

Responsibilities:

  • 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

  • On-air responsibilities

  • Public appearances as required

  • Engaging social media skills to drive listeners to the show
     

About You

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.

Why Corus?

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

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'.  
 
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

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Additional Details

Code: Req #1084
Category: Radio
Location:
Corus Entertainment
200, 3320 17th Avenue Sw
Calgary, AB, CA
T3E0B4
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Posted: Feb 08, 2021
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Contract
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