Vancouver, BC

Executive Producer News and Visual Storytelling (English Services) - VAN00973



Executive Producer, News and Visual Storytelling (English Services) - VAN00973

Job Family: Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location: Vancouver

Status of Employment: Permanent, 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

CBC Vancouver is searching for a creative, dynamic, highly collaborative and strategic leader to take on the role of Executive Producer of News and Visual Storytelling.


You are passionate about visual storytelling and  have experience in leading transformational work to meet the ever-shifting news and information consumption of Canadians. With a strong and guiding focus on inclusion, diversity and deepening community connections, you will direct the visual storytelling of daily, breaking, enterprise and longer-term news agenda on all our platforms including  television news , and digital and social media platforms. You will also ensure our news content, newscasts and specials meet journalistic standards and shared strategic goals to reflect a contemporary Canada. You are an empathetic and future-oriented editorial leader with a clear understanding of diverse communities in British Columbia. You also live and promote the values of an inclusive and respectful work culture.


Main responsibilities:

  • Plans, conceives, organizes and assigns daily, breaking, enterprise, live and longer-term video  news content across all platforms.
  • Plans, conceives, organizes and assigns coverage for news specials and live events.
  • Following shared strategic objectives for equity, inclusion and real representation, sets expectations around story coverage and treatments.
  • Provides clear editorial direction, feedback and coaching/ training to journalists and news technical staff.
  • Responsible for team development by providing mentorship and opportunities to personnel assigned to the production or unit, or as assigned by Management, including program and production personnel and freelance contributors. This includes ongoing feedback and the utilization of the performance and development process.
  • Works to ensure a high quality of relevant news programming that meets performance expectations and mandates.
  • Works collaboratively with other station leaders to deliver on shared strategic goals for the division of News, Current Affairs and Local, as well as CBC overall.
  • Works collaboratively with network news teams to ensure the best possible coverage for Canadian audiences.
  • Oversees staff scheduling.
  • Responsible for resource allocation and accountable for budget, business outcomes and platform results.


Your profile:

  • Strategic and critical thinker with experience building, inspiring and leading diverse teams.
  • Proven journalistic leadership abilities with a passion for innovative video storytelling across platforms.
  • Ability to consistently generate original, enterprise and investigative content that is relevant to diverse and changing audiences.
  • Strong understanding of audience engagement on digital platforms.
  • Strong planning skills.
  • Outstanding communication, collaboration, listening and coaching/development skills; ability to work cooperatively with team members, station staff and colleagues across the country in high pressure situations.
  • Demonstrated connection with and understanding of culturally-diverse communities in British Columbia.
  • Demonstrated ability to create an inclusive and respectful work culture.
  • Clear understanding of CBC Journalistic Standards and Practices - as well as an understanding of legal and ethical issues.
  • Future-oriented leader with an understanding of emerging trends and changes in audience behaviors/needs.
  • Ability to learn and use complicated technical systems.
  • Superior knowledge of regional and national events, politics, geography and history.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required.
  • University degree or relevant experience that demonstrates proven ability and knowledge of the broadcast industry.
  • Seven (7) years’ experience which five (5) must involve work in journalism or a closely related industry, which is directly related to the area of assignment.


Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.


All employees of CBC/Radio-Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of December 1st 2021 unless exempted based on a medical/religious ground. As per this requirement, employees must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to all employees. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify if you meet the conditions of employment, you will be asked to provide an attestation confirming your COVID-19 vaccination status.


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 to


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: VAN00973
Category: Radio
Vancouver, BC, CA
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Posted: May 13, 2022
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
Experience: Senior
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