Iqaluit, NU

Reporter / Editor (CBC North) - IQA00099



Reporter / Editor (CBC North) - IQA00099

Job Family: Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location: Iqaluit

Status of Employment: Permanent, Full-time


What it’s like working 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.


Financial assistance is provided? to help offset expenses related to relocation. In addition, allowances and provisions for employees working in isolated locations apply.


Your role

As a Reporter/Editor, your primary objective is to perform reporting and editorial assignments related to the gathering, writing and presentation of program material for radio, television and online media. This will require you to develop and maintain contact with a variety of sources as well as work in close co-operation with your program unit. You will have demonstrated success in your role by gathering and reporting information from various sources, conducting an analysis of facts and information gathered, drawing conclusions or raising issues requiring further investigation, and contributing ideas, written scripts, and program content. You will also, as required, critically edit material written by others, present information and/or analysis on air in a variety of formats, and perform other production or administrative tasks associated with the smooth functioning of the newsroom, program unit or station.


We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • High school education with journalism or media experience or an acceptable combination of education and work experience.
  • The ability to work well in a cross-cultural environment.
  • The ability to work quickly, under pressure, to meet deadlines.
  • Aptitude for developing excellent writing, reporting, technical and on-air presentation skills.
  • Aptitude for working with computers and technical equipment.
  • A strong interest and potential to develop skills to analyze information, organize it and present it clearly.
  • A mature, enthusiastic and positive attitude, and an excellent ability to contribute to a team environment.
  • A demonstrated knowledge of the social, political and cultural life of Nunavut, the North and Canada.
  • The ability to speak Inuktitut is an asset.

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: IQA00099
Category: Radio
Iqaluit, NU, CA
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Posted: Jan 08, 2018
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
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