CASUAL WORK, VARIOUS NEWSROOM ROLES

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    JOB FAMILY: Programming (TV-Radio-Web)
    PRIMARY LOCATION: Halifax, NS
    POSITION LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: English Only
    STATUS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Short Term
    WORK SCHEDULE: Part-time

    Please note these are casual (temporary, on-call) opportunities and shifts may include being assigned to work early mornings, days, evenings or weekends.
     
    Your role
     
    Come and get your foot in the door one of our exciting, multi-platform newsrooms.  Halifax is looking to hire you on a temporary basis! Would you like to join one of CBC bureaus that delivers news to Canadians through our media platforms (digital, radio, social media and television)? Are you a visual storyteller who thinks creatively? If you have innovative ways of telling stories, we offer various positions in the newsroom including Associate Producer, Reporter/Editor and Reporter/Editor assigned to online.

     

    We are looking for a candidate with the following: 
    • Bachelor’s degree, Community College certificate or equivalent in a media related field.
    • Excellent news judgment and journalistic skills.
    • Extensive general knowledge of Halifax.
    • Knowledge of newsroom logistics.
    • Strong visual storytelling skills.
    • Ability to edit in the field and in a newsroom.
    • Thinks collaboratively with a ‘can-do attitude’.
    • Understanding of story-telling for each platform.
    • Excellent knowledge of news and current affairs (from various sources).
    • Knowledge of production methods.
    • Keen interest in new tools and able to learn how to use them.
    • Able to work under pressure on tight deadlines.
    • Willing to work flexible, irregular hours, depending on the assignment.
    • 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.
    If appropriate, please include any supporting documentation such as a link to your online demo or website, blog or video in your cover letter.
     
    Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.
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    DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS
    MARCH 2, 2020 AT 8:00AM
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    If this sounds interesting, please click on ”Apply online”. 
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    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

    We sincerely thank everyone for their submissions
    but only those talent selected for an interview will be contacted.

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