Host - Radio - Thunder Bay ON


Host, assigned to Radio (English Services) - THU00042

Job Family: Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location: Thunder Bay

Status of Employment: Contract, 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.

Please note this is a full-time, one-year contract position subject to review and renewal.

Are you northwestern Ontario’s next great radio host?

This is an amazing opportunity to be at the helm of a successful and popular morning radio show serving northwestern Ontario, from White River to the Manitoba boundary and throughout our far north. You will be based in Thunder Bay, Ontario, and host a show that resonates with and connects northerners throughout our vast region.

You are a smart journalist that wants to perform a leading role on the Superior Morning broadcast including the development and execution of the program. You will perform a variety of tasks associated with the preparation and on-air presentation of program material, including on digital, mobile and social streams. If you are committed to staying connected with the news of the day, with your listeners and with your team – even after the microphone is turned off at the end of each show, then this is the ideal job for you.

Some of the traits that make you the right person for this role:

· You are known to be a true team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Passionate about working with small and mighty teams.

· You pride yourself on community connection and constantly ask how we can better represent underserved communities in our on-air coverage.

· You have a strong proven connection to and knowledge of Indigenous culture and communities. You honour a commitment to bring stories from northern First Nations to air.

· You are known for your ability to connect and have a warm, engaging and confident on-air presence. You also love social and have a strong following.

· Your excellent reporting, writing and interviewing skills make you a strong interviewer in a live format.

· You are a critical thinker whose superb analytical skills support your ability to make complex subjects easily understood by a variety of audiences.

· You are a creative storyteller with a proven journalistic track record, and an ability to tell stories with credibility and authority in digital/mobile spaces and on-the-air.

· You have a proven work ethic of being inclusive in diverse teams.

· Early adopter of emerging trends, you like to create, from new programs to new techniques for telling stories across multiple platforms.

· You are creative and flexible with the ability to generate original and innovative material.

· You take pride in being self motivated, and working effectively under pressure and deadlines.

· You understand that in the new world, an ability to work various shifts and overtime is critical. Once it is safer, you want to get out into communities and build connections and relationships.

· Ideally, these traits are underpinned with a journalism degree (or equivalent) and/or five years of comparable/relevant experience.

We also want to hear what you sound like! Please include a link to your online demo or website, blog or video in your cover letter. Don’t be shy! We need to hear what you sound like to consider you for the role.

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

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.

Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

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