Canada’s National Observer is seeking a talented Managing Producer to join our team and to build and lead CNO’s video, podcasting and live/online events into a unit recognized for creating excellent and important content.
In this new leadership role of Managing Producer of video and podcast productions at CNO, you’ll report to executive editor Karyn Pugliese. Your focus will be to follow up on the success of CNO’s first podcast series, the award- nominated Race Against Climate Change and to create and manage a regular line up of CNO podcasting and video productions to stream throughout fall and winter 2022-23.
In this role, you’ll develop a creative vision for CNO audio/video productions and oversee and participate in content production and development for CNO podcasts, videos and live/ live online events. You’ll rely on your journalistic background and vast knowledge of the Canadian political landscape and environmental and human rights reporting to develop themes, shape story arcs and pinpoint potential guests.
You’ll recruit, hire, and manage the audio/video production team, including an Associate Producer and contractors for videography, editing etc. You’ll also manage operational, budgetary, and financial activities of CNO’s audio/video production unit.
You and your team will oversee every detail of production from concept through to the final cuts, mix and distribution. Your leadership role in the company will be to establish CNO as a production incubator where impactful and award-winning podcasts and videos that drive engagement are made.
Salary and benefits
You’re the ideal candidate for this job if you love:
For more than a decade, Canada’s National Observer (CNO) has led the digital re-invention of Canadian media, driven the national conversation on energy and climate change, and made history as the first all-digital publication to win a National Newspaper Award and a Michener Award citation.
CNO is a trusted national news source for progressives in Canada. We publish investigative reporting, political columns, in-depth analysis, solutions journalism, multimedia features, opinion and daily news coverage. We also cover success and innovation to ensure that decision makers and members of the public are empowered to make informed choices.
How to apply
Submit your resume and a cover letter to our online portal. Your cover letter should address why you want to work for Canada’s National Observer. Applications without a well-thought cover letter will not be considered. Deadline for applications is Thursday, August 11, 2022.