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Video Producer (English Services)

Job ID6A-98-CA-7A-89-5D
ProvincePrince Edward Island
Date Posted2019-11-25
Posted Until2020-01-06
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

We are seeking a skilled video producer to join our Charlottetown newsroom. The successful candidate will be a creative thinker who brings original ideas and innovative treatments to all platforms, and has demonstrated skills in producing, shooting and editing content at a high level. You will operate independently to gather, package and distribute or deliver news content for all CBC’s platforms including television, radio and digital. You will be required to work a variety of shifts, often independently and without supervision.

Key Tasks:
Conceives, pitches, develops, and edits story ideas and concepts. Participates in the preparation of content or unit objectives.
Develops visual story content including researching, writing, shooting, generating and/or editing of written and visual material. Determines the visual style, pace, tempo and format of the story item relative to each platform it will be published on including video, soundscapes, photo galleries and other content items.
Leads and drives production methods with the latest changes to visual storytelling trends, practices, tools and techniques, to continually improve CBC’s content and best practices.
Performs location surveys and identifies special requirements such as audio, lighting, camera angles and equipment, including production limitations.
Prepares, aligns, sets up and operates ENG/DSLR/ENG/mobile camera units and ancillary equipment, ensuring optimal visual, audio and technical quality under prevailing conditions for multiple platforms and deadlines.
Innovates and performs highly creative content gathering techniques for complex situations.
Provides technical guidance, expertise and support within the unit, focused on content production techniques and workflows.
Education RequirementsEduation from University or Community College in a relevant course of study or equivalent industry experience.
Essential SkillsRequires a superior level of technical knowledge and understanding of visual gathering, visual production and post-production methods with a focus on storytelling.
Must have a strong sense of creativity, initiative and a high degree of responsibility for the accuracy and quality of work throughout the complete production cycle.
Strong communication, interpersonal and client service skills are required.
Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining a professional attitude.
Must demonstrate leadership skills and ability to pursue the acquisition of story elements with a minimum of supervision.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Must possess a valid driver’s licence as well as a driving record that meets the minimum requirements of CBC/Radio-Canada's insurance company, other classes considered an asset.
Ability and willingness to work overtime and various shift patterns, including overnights and weekends, as required.
Must possess a valid passport and have the ability and willingness to travel across Canada and internationally.
ExperienceMinimum 5 years directly related experience.
Proven record of highly creative, innovative visual storytelling.
Minimum 5 years experience using video and photo editing systems.
Minimum 5 years experience shooting video and photos in a professional environment.
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