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Reporter/Editor Assigned As Copy Editor (English Services)

Job ID31-E9-FD-F2-B9-4E
ProvincePrince Edward Island
Date Posted2021-04-15
Posted Until2021-05-13
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryBroadcasting-Media
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

You demonstrate and maintain exceptional skill in writing, you build multimedia-rich story packages. You are often the last set of eyes on our story and you have a strong sense of CBC’s journalistic standards and practices as well as legal issues that might arise in news.

You want to work as part of a team to provide the best content for Prince Edward Island. You devour the news and are excited about the possibilities digital offers. You love the craft of writing and feel privileged to tell people’s stories.

Work can involve the coordination of the activities of others and close co-operation with the program unit is essential.
Education RequirementsA university degree or equivalent
Essential SkillsKnowledge of the challenges and aspirations of the diverse cultural, ethnic and language communities of our province and region.
Understanding of segmenting stories (aka ‘elementing’) as well as writing with voice and personality is required.
An understanding of image selection and cropping is required.
Advanced knowledge of web, mobile and social media tools and industry trends.
Excellent communication skills.
Advice and guidance are available but initiative and independent judgment are expected.
Ability to work a variety of shifts including early starts, late finishes and weekends.
ExperienceA minimum of three years of relevant experience including proven ability in the field and knowledge of the digital or print industry.
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