Vancouver, BC

Part-Time Reporter/Editor assigned to Weekend digital (English Services) - VAN00943



Part-Time Reporter/Editor, assigned to Weekend digital (English Services) - VAN00943

Job Family: Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location: Vancouver

Status of Employment: Permanent, Part-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

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.


The weekend digital reporter selects CBC assigned stories and writes material for presentation online primarily for regional websites, with an expectation that radio and TV material may also be assigned. Demonstrates and maintains exceptional skill in writing, editing and packaging for online. 


Please note this is a permanent part-time weekend position.


Key Tasks:

  • Writes, edits, packages, and publishes digital content in a clear and concise manner.
  • Curates the local landing page.
  • Ensures the website and stories adhere to the priorities of the day.
  • Chases, gathers and reports information from various sources.
  • Re-writes material as necessary to make it more relevant to the platform.
  • Selects photos, and video/audio clips to accompany online stories.
  • Contributes to local radio and TV newscasts as needed.


Your profile:

  • University degree or equivalent.
  • Two to three years of directly 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.
  • Strong journalistic and communication skills.

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: VAN00943
Category: Radio
Vancouver, BC, CA
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Posted: Sep 10, 2021
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Part-time
Experience: Intermediate
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