Thompson, MB

Announcer Operator (English Services) - THO00010



Announcer Operator (English Services) - THO00010

Job Family : Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location: Thompson, Manitoba

Status of Employment: Contract, Full-time


What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we’re all about creating content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms and from coast to coast to coast. Want to be part of all this, and think you have the ability and drive to keep pace with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Then we hope you’ll consider this posting, check out our job-listings, and explore the possibilities of working with us. Whether it be in front of the camera, on mic, online or or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making the connections and telling the stories that are important to Canadians.


Do you have a great radio voice with a strong journalistic backbone? Have you always wanted to be part of the public broadcaster and serve the Northern Manitoban Community?  Here is your chance! CBC Radio in Thompson is looking for an experienced Announcer Operator to engage with Northern Manitoban audiences and share their stories. Reporting to the Senior Producer, the Announcer Operator is responsible for finding, researching, preparing and presenting interviews, packaged items, continuity and news stories, and operating and directing the local radio program. 


This is a unique opportunity whereby you'll be working in a high-pressure, deadline-driven environment that requires close cooperation of working with a team remotely.  You are tech savvy, have an established social media presence and adhere to CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices.


Please note this is a one year opportunity subject to review and renewal.  This is a Monday to Friday opportunity that involves an early morning start.


We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • Job requires a university degree or equivalent.
  • Job requires three years of comparable and relevant experience.
  • Audience focused.
  • Passionate about exploring Northern Manitoba talent, stories, issues and ideas.
  • Connected to the community.
  • Innovative with programming and ideas.
  • Critical thinker with strong editorial judgment.
  • Demonstrated experience with social media platforms such a Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope, etc.
  • Strong, positive, mature enthusiastic team player.
  • Contributes to the diversity of skills and perspectives in the team.
  • On-air presentation with and without script.
  • Demonstrated audio production and control room aptitude.
  • Works well under pressure and is able to respond to tight deadlines.


Please include in your application an online link to your demo.


Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.


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 Talent and Diversity 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


If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Additional Details

Code: THO00010
Category: Radio
Thompson, MB, CA
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Posted: Nov 09, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Contract
Experience: Intermediate
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