Overview

Corus Entertainment Network Producer Full Time in Vancouver, BC

Corus Entertainment

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Position:
Network Producer
Location:
Vancouver, BC

Internal candidates must meet eligibility requirements before they can apply for an internal position at Corus, which includes being in their current role for…

Are you creative, dynamic and passionate about Media and Radio Industry? Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals? Corus Entertainment has an exciting new opportunity that will put you in the front and center of the Radio Industry. If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to lead engagement innovation to create competitive advantages for Corus then we encourage you to apply!

Network Producer

Division: Radio

Work Status: Full Time

Location: Vancouver, BC

About the Role

Reporting to the Network Executive Producer, you will be responsible for producing the nationally syndicated radio show “Charles Adler Tonight” (7p-10p PT/ 10p-1a ET) for Corus’ seven News Talk radio stations, based in Vancouver. The show is a conversation with Canada that is story-driven, timely, authentic, personal and reflective of the news of the day. This position will require an individual who is organized, has an insatiable curiosity to learn, a passion for current affairs and the ability to develop and execute talk radio segments, live broadcasts, promotions, and special projects as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Research news and current affairs stories for broadcast, social and digital media
  • Create original story ideas and develop them for broadcast, social and digital media
  • Book guests and set up programming debates and forums
  • Provide an on-air presence (when applicable) on the show (debriefs, montages, reports, investigative series etc.)
  • Develop a comprehensive contact list and program database
  • Collaborate with the program host on content and program support issues
  • Develop and produce special programming
  • Editing of programming elements
  • Prepare cover sheets, scripts and background notes
  • Screen live callers with an ear to enhance on-air conversations
  • Contribute to breaking news programming
  • Collaborate with other producers on story development and dialogue
  • Liaise with newsrooms across the country on developing stories
  • Use social media effectively to grow audience
  • Participate in production meetings
  • Provide guidance and feedback to other news and technical staff involved in the production of a ‘live’ talk show
  • Practice ethical principles of journalism
  • Meet and exceed ratings expectations
  • Perform other duties as required

About You

What We Need From You:

  • Strong leadership skills, a self-starter with the ability to organize and create a dynamic late night show.
  • Tenacious approach in convincing guests and news makers to join hosts on-air
  • Creative thinking to approach the day’s stories with new questions and angles
  • Excellent organizational, communication & interpersonal skills
  • News experience, preferably in radio
  • Strong and solid interviewing skills
  • Ability to write for all media platforms
  • Comprehensive knowledge of local and national news events
  • Ability to select and frame topics for a national audience
  • Expertise in audio editing
  • Understanding of WordPress
  • A proficiency with social media
  • Creative, energetic, fun, outgoing, positive, friendly manner and team player
  • Minimum three years of experience in a major market or equivalent preferred

How to Apply

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. Please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] com no later than August 1st 2018

Internal candidates must meet eligibility requirements before they can apply for an internal position at Corus, which includes being in their current role for at least 12 months. They must also indicate they are internal in the subject line. Please refer to the Recruitment Policy for more information.

Job Type: Full-time

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-28
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