Traffic Reporter (English Services) – CBC/Radio-Canada

Traffic Reporter (English Services) – MON04980
Job Family Programming (TV-Radio-Web)
Primary Location Montreal
Position Language Requirement Bilingual (English / French)
Language Skill Levels (Reading / Writing / Speaking) B B B
Status of Employment Permanent
Work schedule(s) Part-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:

CBC Montreal is now hiring a morning traffic reporter to present live traffic reports during rush-hour programs in keeping with corporate standards and policies.

We are looking for a good storyteller who has excellent on-air presence and excellent communication skills to be part of the Daybreak team, in studio from 530 am until 930 am Monday to Friday.
The successful candidate is someone with an ability to tell listeners the story of their morning traffic, deliver breaking traffic news and generate story ideas.The candidate should also have a strong network of contacts in the community. The right candidate should be an accurate, compelling storyteller who wants to be part of a dynamic on air team.

Job Responsibilities:

Provide clear and concise live traffic reports to Daybreak listeners.
Take part in on air exchanges on a variety of topics raised by the host.
Communicate morning traffic information to listeners via digital platforms.
Communicate breaking traffic stories to the newsroom.
Produce digital content for cbc.ca/montreal around traffic/transportation.
Generate traffic/transportation story ideas for Daybreak.
Develop community contacts and sources.
Participate in the station’s outreach strategy by attending community events and being a key personality for our station.
Be able to use our recording and editing software ( dalet) for production purposes.
Qualifications

Requirements

a) Qualifications:

Professional college degree and four years of work experience or the equivalent.
b) Competencies:

Excellent broadcaster on radio and TV.
Must be a good story teller.
Distinctive on air personality.
Have a good knowledge of news and current events.
Ability to use social media to communicate traffic information.
Can deal with the stress and pressure of live daily information radio.
Must possess a valid driver’s license as well as a driving record that meets the minimum requirements of CBC/Radio-Canada’s insurance company and knowledge of Montreal’s streets and highways.
Must have excellent English and a working knowledge of French and be comfortable with local pronunciations.
Please include an audio sample of your work.

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 recruitment@cbc.ca.

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

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.