Overview

CBC/Radio-Canada Reporter/Editor – Web Writer, Weekends (English Services) Part Time in Toronto, ON

CBC/Radio-Canada

Branch Toronto ON CA

Position:
Reporter/Editor – Web Writer, Weekends (English Services)
Location:
Toronto, ON

What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada Whether on-air or behind the scenes, here you join a team that thrives on making the connections and telling the

What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada

Whether on-air or behind the scenes, here you join a team that thrives on making the connections and telling the stories that are important to Canadians. So, if you’ve got the ability to keep up with the pace of our ever-changing industry, the passion to make the next great idea even better and the drive to make things happen, this is the place for you.

Function:
Selects CBC assigned stories and writes material for presentation online primarily for regional websites. Demonstrates and maintains exceptional skill in writing, editing and packaging for online. Work is governed by and adheres to CBC journalistic and programming policies, standards and practices. Editorial leadership provides guidance, but initiative and independent judgement are expected. Close co-operation with newsgathering and the program unit is essential.

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.

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.

Critically edits material written by others and/or items produced by others.

Prepares and writes articles and headlines from information provided by reporters, or wire copy, or original sources.

Decides which elements should be included in an item, their order, length and sequence. Creates elements as required.

Contributes and pitches ideas or program content; participates in the preparation of program objectives for both local and national pages.

Liaises with other staff to ensure required material is available.

Publishes CBC material on social media and other platforms.

Coordinates the creation of interactive content.

Qualifications

Education Required

Job requires a university degree or equivalent.

Experience Required

Job requires two to three years of directly related experience that includes proven knowledge of online and digital news media.

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

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to reflecting our country’s diversity.

In becoming the leader in expressing Canadian culture and enriching democratic life, we need to be as diverse in every way as the country we serve, both within our workforce and on air. As an employer, we 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

Talent and Diversity

section of our corporate website.

If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job

Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location

Toronto

Job Posting

Sep 15, 2016, 5:50:25 PM

Unposting Date

Sep 29, 2016, 10:59:00 PM

Status of Employment

Permanent

Work schedule(s)

Part-time

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-20
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