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Chase Producer, CKNW

Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #459
Monday, October 28, 2019
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?  Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?  Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.  If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

About the Role
Reporting to the Executive Producer and Senior Program Director, you will be responsible for producing dynamic, interesting and informative locally-focused content for CKNW. This part-time position will require an individual will require an individual who has experience tracking down and booking news makers, a passion for current affairs, is extremely organized, responsive and communicative.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Book guests and set up programming debates and forums

  • Develop a comprehensive contact list and program database Backfill weekday talk producers when needed

  • Research news and current affairs stories for broadcast, social and digital media

  • Collaborate with the other producers on content and program support issues

  • Conduct interviews with contacts for background information and clips for talk shows

  • Develop and produce special programming

  • Editing of programming elements

  • Prepare cover sheets, scripts and background notes

  • Contribute to breaking news programming

  • Collaborate with other producers on story development and dialogue

  • Perform other duties as required

Skills and Qualification Required:

  • Tenacious approach in convincing guests and news makers to join hosts on-air

  • Excellent organizational, communication & interpersonal skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of local and national news events

  • Expertise in audio editing

  • Understanding of WordPress

  • A proficiency with social media

  • Creative, energetic, fun, outgoing, positive, friendly manner and team player

Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day. 

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action. 

You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day - Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique - and amazing - place to work. 

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'.  
 
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Other details

  • Job Family PD-Production
  • Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada