Victoria, BC

Provincial Affairs Reporter (English Services) - VIC00053



Provincial Affairs Reporter (English Services) - VIC00053

Job Family: Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location:  Victoria

Status of Employment: Temporary, Full-time


Work 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

Please note this is a full-time temporary role until March 2022, with the possibility of being extended to October 2022. The position is located in Victoria, B.C.


The provincial affairs reporter performs reporting and editorial assignments for web, radio, television and social media that typically involve the gathering, writing and presentation of information related to provincial affairs – specifically, but not exclusively, the legislature, the government / opposition parties and politicians (both in office and out), as well as the public service and Crown corporations.


The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding and awareness of issues and events particular to British Columbia generally, and will have strong ties to, and a deep understanding of, underrepresented communities and equity-deserving groups in British Columbia


You care about the people you work with and have a deep appreciation for different perspectives, opinions, and experiences. You live and promote the values of diversity, inclusion, and respectful work culture.


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.


Work can involve coordination of the activities of others, and close cooperation with multiple teams and platforms is essential.


Your profile:

  • University degree (or the equivalent) in journalism, communications, political science or a related field.
  • At least five years’ related experience in a multi-platform news environment.
  • Proven understanding of the stories of underrepresented communities and how to tell them.
  • Ensuring inclusive language and framing in stories that accurately represent the diverse experiences of British Columbians.
  • Excellent knowledge of the province of British Columbia.
  • Contact network including the various provincial stakeholders.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license as well as a driving record that meets the minimum requirements of CBC/Radio-Canada's insurance company.
  • Ability to travel across BC.


Please include additional documentation or a link to your online demo or website in your cover letter.


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.


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Additional Details

Code: VIC00053
Category: Radio
Victoria, BC, CA
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Posted: Sep 08, 2021
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Temporary
Experience: Intermediate
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