Vancouver, BC

Reporter/Editor assigned to Weekends/Features (English Services) - VAN00942



Reporter/Editor, assigned to Weekends/Features (English Services) - VAN00942

Job Family: Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location: Vancouver

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

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.


Please note this opportunity is a full-time Wednesday to Sunday temporary role until October 2022.


Key Tasks:

  • Pitches multiplatform feature and daily story ideas.
  • Chases and interviews diverse community and expert voices on a variety of relevant topics.
  • Writes, edits and produces stories for digital, radio and TV in a clear and concise manner.
  • Selects photos, and video/audio clips to accompany online stories.
  • Works with the TV, radio, digital and social teams to coordinate long-term feature stories.
  • Ensures stories are accurate, upholds CBC’s JSP standards and reflects the diversity of communities and demographics in British Columbia.
  • Contributes and pitches ideas or content and participates in collaborative storytelling for both local and national web pages.
  • Liaises with other staff to ensure required story material is available.
  • Posts CBC stories on social media and other platforms.
  • Peer edits web and radio copy when necessary.
  • Assists colleagues with other editorial duties as required.


Your profile:

  • University degree or equivalent.
  • Two to three years of directly related experience that includes proven knowledge of online and digital news media.
  • Excellent general knowledge.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Familiarity with local current events.
  • An innovative and curious spirit and an interest in staying abreast of new technologies.
  • Knowledge of broadcast writing and packaging an asset.
  • Strong command of social media.
  • Proven ability to work in a high-stress, tight-deadline environment.
  • Willing to work on a rotation basis, must be flexible to work all shifts and irregular hours, depending on the assignment.

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: VAN00942
Category: Radio
Vancouver, BC, CA
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Posted: Sep 10, 2021
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Temporary
Experience: Intermediate
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