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Videojournalist (English Services)
Date Posted
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Whitehorse, YT
Media, Broadcasting, Print, Film and Sound, Internet
Videojournalist (English Services)-WHI00042

Job FamilyProgramming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary LocationWhitehorse

Position Language RequirementEnglish Only

Language Skill Levels (Reading / Writing / Speaking)- - -

Status of EmploymentTemporary

Work schedule(s)Full-time


CBC North is seeking a skilled, multi-platform storyteller to tell the stories of the Canadian North and local communities of Yukon. The successful candidate will be a strong journalist and creative thinker who brings original ideas to visual storytelling and will have demonstrated skills in digital journalism.

Based in Whitehorse, you will operate under the general direction of CBC North’s Assignment Producer to research, gather, package and present media for CBC’s platforms including online, TV, and radio.

You will understand the diverse population in the North and the importance of reflecting local communities in our content. Our ideal candidate will be passionate about original stories and issues of the region with excellent interviewing and storytelling skills.  

You have a proven ability to generate compelling story ideas and knowledgeable contacts.

With great interpersonal skills, you have a comfortable and dynamic on-air presence and an ability to generate original story ideas with creative treatments while working with video shooting and editing.

This is for an 8 month term


We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • Ability to work flexible hours.

  • Experience using Avid systems is an asset.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • You will be required to work a variety of shifts, which may include unexpected overtime situations, weekends and evenings, often independently and without supervision.

  • A combination of relevant education and experience will be considered

  • Graduation from University or Community College in a relevant course of study or equivalent industry experience.

  • Five years of relevant experience

Please include a link to samples of your work in your cover letter.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

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

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 Diversity and Inclusion 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

Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

Job Posting DateMay 8, 2019, 10:07:10 AM

Unposting DateMay 23, 2019, 2:59:00 AM