Calgary, AB

Associate Producer assigned to Calgary Eyeopener (English Services) - CAL00444



Associate Producer, assigned to Calgary Eyeopener (English Services) - CAL00444

Job Family: Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location: Calgary

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.


Your role

The Associate Producer performs editorial assignments related to the gathering, writing and presentation of program material for English Radio and in particular our number one morning show, the Calgary Eye Opener. With appropriate direction from one or more Producers, participates in the production, direction and/or post-production of a program and/or program segment. The Associate Producer will also play a role in supporting social media platforms and our digital products. Work is governed by CBC journalistic and programming policies and standards. Advice and guidance are regularly available but there is latitude for initiative and independent judgement. There may be opportunity to coordinate the work of others and close co-operation with the program unit is essential.


You will play an integral role in the Local Services strategy with a focus on three priorities:

Content: In this role, you will ensure that all CBC journalistic standards are met and that our stories are fair, balanced, accurate, thoughtful, immediate and resonate with the communities we serve. You will further our original, enterprise and investigative storytelling and ensure we are talking about what matters most to people throughout Calgary and the rest of the province. You’re innovative and will try new things, new workflows and new story treatments. You inspire others to do the same.


Community: As the industry shifts, local news and community storytelling is more important than ever. You will understand the diverse and changing population in Calgary and the importance of reflecting all our communities in our content. You will set a new benchmark in editorial leadership around community stories.


Culture: You live and promote the values of diversity and an inclusive and respectful work culture.


We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • University degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum two years relevant experience during which the candidate would gain exposure to journalism, computers and the technology of radio or television broadcasting.
  • Strong writing and producing skills.
  • Strong social media as well as digital journalism skills.
  • In depth knowledge of Calgary.
  • Good knowledge of Calgary’s socio-political-economic environment.
  • Extensive general knowledge of current events.
  • Sound editorial judgement.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Initiative and creativity.
  • Able to build strong interpersonal relationships.
  • Respectful of personal differences.
  • Able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work various shifts including early mornings and weekends.


Please include additional documentation or a link to your online demo or website, blog or video in your cover letter.


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: CAL00444
Category: Radio
Calgary, AB, CA
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Posted: Mar 24, 2018
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
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