Associate Producer / Technician - Whitehorse YK




CBC/Radio-Canada

 

Associate Producer/Technician (English Services) - WHI00078

Job Family: Media Production

Primary Location: Whitehorse

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 North in Whitehorse is looking for a bright, energetic, and creative Associate Producer - Technician (AP-Tech) for Yukon Morning, a radio program that is alive with the sound and spirit of the territory, giving listeners the news and information they need to start their day and a reason to get out of bed in the morning.

 

You will be the primary technical operator for Yukon Morning and join in on air with the host and morning news reader, as part of the morning show team.

 

You are a people person with a passion for the Yukon, the North and its diverse people and perspectives, someone who loves getting up early and working in a fast-paced environment.

 

You have strong technical, sound production and sound editing skills, often working under pressure and troubleshooting technical issues.

 

You will pitch and produce a wide range of current affairs stories, with a focus on local news and community storytelling, finding the best people to talk about those subjects.

 

You will write clear, focused scripts for interviews, demonstrating exceptional skills in verbal and written communication.

 

You will also gather and edit audio, and at times video, and contribute to the promotion of content on our digital platforms and social media.

 

Please note that: This is a full-time position from 05:00 a.m. to 13:45 p.m.

 

Key tasks

• Directs a program, either live or pre-packaged, in-studio or at a remote location.

• Calls or brings in guests to the studio during the morning show.

• Assists in developing program content including writing, researching, gathering and/or editing.

• Prepares scripts; in keeping with the style and format of radio programs.

• Photographs guests in-studio, in the field etc. for social media posts and use in digital environments.

• Contributes ideas for program content; participates in the preparation of program objectives.

• Participates in the evaluation of all aspects of the production.

• Organizes the participation of interviewees, creative contributors and other participants, develops background, introduction and question lines, conducts or arranges for any necessary research and ensures the briefing of hosts.

• Gathers audio/video as well as producing local stories on a wide range of news and current affairs topics.

• Assists in maintaining a level of communication or rapport with members of the audience which is appropriate to the style and nature of the program.

• Prepares, delivers and records daily weather breaks during and after the show.

• Uploads interviews to the CBC Listen page and contributes to social media pages.

 

We are looking for a candidate with the following:

• Combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from university.

• At least three years of practical and relevant experience or graduation from community college.

• A demonstrated passion for, knowledge, and understanding of Northern and Yukon First Nation politics and culture, alongside both Canadian and wider International political issues.

• Solid journalistic skills.

• Excellent radio and production skills.

• Previous experience working in a national or local newsroom in production.

• Demonstrated ability to develop meaningful stories and develop contacts.

• Must have the ability to handle a variety of functions quickly and efficiently, and meet deadlines.

• Innovative, flexible and calm under pressure.

• Takes direction well, works cooperatively but is also a self-starter.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

• Embraces new technologies and is keen to expand the program online.

• Comfortable interacting and presenting material live on-air.

• Finds ways to use sound creatively.

• Open to new ideas and approaches.

• Curious, incisive and critical thinker.

• Strong organisational 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 to recruitment@cbc.ca

 

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.

 

Please apply online at: https://rita.illicohodes.com/go/62cdaecb7fb0544b614c3d8b/55155cf112497d1f5916e365/en