Announcer Operator (English Services) - THO00017

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Announcer Operator (English Services) - THO00017

Job Family: Programming (TV-Radio-Web)

Primary Location: Thompson, Manitoba

Status of Employment: Contract, Full-time


Work 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.


The opportunity

This is an amazing opportunity at CBC Manitoba. This is your chance to join our team as our next great Announcer/Operator based in Thompson, Manitoba.  If you are passionate about everything that makes Northern Manitoba what it is -- its people and its neighbourhoods, its culture and its sports, its politics and its business -- then this might be the perfect job for you.


Please note that this is a two-year, full time contract subject to review and renewal.


What You Need to Bring:

This is a development opportunity. Here are some of the traits we're looking for you to have (or that you can convince us that you've got deep down inside of you and we can develop):

  • You are passionate about your community.
  • You have a deep understanding of Thompson and the North.
  • You have a deep knowledge of the Indigenous and/or a visible minority community in Thompson.
  • You are a creative storyteller.
  • You have a warm and confident style with people.
  • You are a strong interviewer in a live format.
  • You are a critical thinker.
  • You are able to work independently.


Who Should Apply

Applications from across Canada are welcome, but you're going to have to make a case for why you are passionate about Thompson. A diverse workforce is important to us, so we encourage indigenous people, women, members of visible minorities and people living with disabilities to apply.

Please include a link in your application letting us know what you sound like. It could be an interview you have done, or tell us your favourite story. Give us a sense of what you sound like and how you are when you talk to people.

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

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.

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

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