Announcer – Interviewer for the Cree Radio show Eyou Dipajimoon

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  • Post Date: May 21, 2021
Job Description

Job Family

  Media Production

Primary Location


Position Language Requirement  English Only 
Language Skill Level (Reading)  
Language Skill Level (Writing)  
Language Skill Level (Speaking)   
Status of Employment  Permanent
Work schedule(s)  Full-time


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Your role
We are seeking a fluent Cree language speaker who knows the people and priorities of Eeyou Istchee to be the new announcer-interviewer of Eyou Dipajimoon.  Eyou Dipajimoon is the midday, Cree-language radio program on CBC Radio One that sets out to explore issues, connect people, and mark important events in the James Bay Cree communities. From 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. weekdays, the announcer-interviewer speaks with members and leaders of the Cree communities about the stories and topics affecting the people of Eeyou Istchee.

The announcer-interviewer works as part of the CBC North Cree Unit based in Montreal.

Description of Duties

  • Keep up with news and events in Eeyou Istchee
  • Pitch and develop program topics. Help define program goals
  • 3Develop program content (search for and select music; research your subjects and interviews; choose guests; conduct pre-interviews and conduct interviews for the program)
  • Write or adapt intros and question-lines for the program
  • Host the program (read copy, improvise, conduct interviews, and ensure that the various program segments flow together smoothly)
  • Depending on the assignment, prepare reports: check facts; select and perform basic editing of clips, interviews and reports; write copy; and do narration
  • Translate and adapt news copy into the Cree language live
  • Carry out all other related tasks as needed

Job Requirements

  • A high school education or an acceptable combination of education and/or experience
  • Relevant 1-3 years’ experience appropriate to radio, current affairs or a newsroom environment
  • Very good knowledge of the broadcast language: James Bay Eastern Cree
  • Good knowledge of English and French
  • Good general knowledge
  • Good knowledge of events and news affecting the Cree nation and Indigenous people in Quebec
  • Good knowledge of current events

Selected candidates will be subject to the following: 

  • Submit an audio sample
  • Interview



ᑎᐹᒋᒨᓲ ᑭᔮ ᐋ ᓈᓂᑑᑭᒑᔅᒑᔨᒃ ᒑ ᐋᐱᑎᔒᔥᑑᐧᐋᑦ ᐄᔨᔫ ᐊᔨᒨᐧᐋᔮᐲ ᐄᔨᔫ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᐧᐃᓐ ᑳᐃᔑᓂᐦᑳᑖᔨᒡ

ᓂᓈᓂᑑᐧᐋᐱᒫᓈᓐ ᐅᐋᓐ ᐋ ᑖᐲᔫ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ ᐋᒋᔅᒑᔨᒫᑦ ᑭᔮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᓃᔥᑖᒥᔥᑖᔨᐦᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᐄᔨᔫᐦ, ᐋ ᐧᐃᔅᒋᓰᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᓲ ᐊᓂᑦ ᐄᔨᔫ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᓐ᙮ ᐄᔨᔫ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᐧᐃᓐ ᐋ ᐋᐱᐦᑖᒌᔑᑳᒡ ᐹᐦᑖᑰᓐ, ᐄᔨᔫ ᐊᔨᒨᐧᐋᔮᐲᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᓰᐲᓰ ᕃᑏᔫ ᐧᐋᓐ ᐋᑎᐹᑑᑎᐦᒡ ᐋᐋᑦ ᐄᔅᐲᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ, ᑭᔮ ᒫᒨ ᐋᐧᐄ ᐧᐄᐦᑎᒨᐧᐋᒡ ᑭᔮ ᐋ ᒋᔅᑖᔨᑖᑰᓃᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᐋᑎ ᐄᑎᓈᓅᐧᐄᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔨᔫ ᐄᑖᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐆᑖᐦ ᒉᒥᔅ ᐯᐃ ᐋᐧᐋᔖᔨᒡ᙮ ᓃᔔᐧᔖᑉ ᐲᐦᐃᒻ ᐹᔨᒃ ᐋᐃᔥᐱᔑᐲᔨᑦ ᐲᓯᒨᑳᓐ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐋ ᐱᒥᑐᔑᐦᑖᒡ ᐋᑰᑦ ᐲᔮᐦᑖᑯᒡ, ᐊᓐ ᑎᐸᒋᒨᓲ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᐤ ᐄᔨᔫ ᑭᔮ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐊᑎᒃ ᒋᔥᑎᐱᔥᑎᒦᔨᒡ ᐄᑖᐧᐃᓐ ᐧᐃᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᐧᐃᓐᐦ ᐋᐋᑦ ᐄᔅᐲᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔨᔫ ᐊᔅᒌᒡ᙮

ᐊᓂ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᓲ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑭᑎ ᐧᐄᒡ ᐋᐱᑎᓰᒫᐤ ᓰᐲᓰ ᐧᓈᕐᑦ ᐄᔨᔫ ᔮᐱᑎᓰᔨᒡ ᐧᐃᐦᒡ ᐆᑖᐦ ᐧᒫᓖᔭᒡ ᐋᐅᒡ ᐋᐱᑎᓰᔨᒡ᙮

ᐋᐧᐄᐦᑖᑰᒡ ᐊᓂ ᐋᐋᑦ ᐄᐦᑑᑎᑭᓅᒡ

  • ᒑᐧᐄ ᑭᒑᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᐋᐋᑦ ᐄᔅᐲᔨᒡ ᑭᔮ ᐋᐋᑦ ᐄᑎᓈᓄᐧᐄᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔨᔫ ᐊᔅᒌᒡ᙮
  • ᒑᐧᐄᐦᑎᒃ ᑮᔮ ᒑ ᐊᐧᐋᔑᐦᑖᑦ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᒑ ᑎᐹᑎᑖᔨᒡ᙮ ᒑ ᐧᐄᒋᐦᐄᐧᐋᑦ ᐋ ᐆᐧᐋᔑᐦᑖᑭᓅᐧᐄᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᒑ ᐹᐦᑖᑰᐦᑖᑭᓅᐧᐄᒡ᙮
  • ᒑᐆᐧᐋᔨᔑᐦᑖᑦ ᒑᐧᑳᔪ ᒑ ᐹᐦᑖᑰᓃᔨᒡ (ᒑ ᓈᓂᑑᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒃ ᑭᔮ ᒑ ᐧᐃᔮᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᓂᑭᒨᐦᓐ ᒑ ᐹᐦᑖᑰᓃᔨᒡ; ᒑ ᓈᓂᑑᑭᒑᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᒑ ᑎᐹᑎᑎᐦᒃ ᑭᔮ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᐆᐧᐋᔫᐦ ᒑ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ; ᒑ ᐧᐃᔮᔨᒫᑦ ᐅᐧᐋᔫᐦ ᒑ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ; ᒑᐋᑦ ᑭᐧᑳᒋᒫᑦ ᐆᐧᐋᔫᐦ ᒑᒌ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ ᑭᔮ ᒑ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐊᐧᐋᔫᐦ ᒑᑎᐹᒋᒨᔨᐦᒡ)
  • ᒑ ᒥᓯᓂᐦᐋᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᓃᔥᑎᒻ ᒑᐋᑦ ᐹᐦᑖᑰᓃᔨᒡ ᑭᔮᐦ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᑭᐧᑳᒋᔅᒑᒨᓐᐦ ᒑ ᑭᐧᑳᒋᔅᒑᒨᑦ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋ ᐹᐦᑖᑰᓯᑦ᙮
  • ᒑ ᐱᒥᐲᐦᑖᑦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒫᐧᑳᒡ ᐲᔮᐦᑖᑰᓃᔨᒡ (ᒑ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᑖᑦ ᐆᒥᓯᓂᐦᐄᑭᓐ, ᒨᒃ ᐊᓃᔭ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᐋᐦᑎᑰᓃᔨᒡ ᒑ ᐋᐱᒋᐦᑖᑦ ᐋᔫᒃ ᒑ ᐋᐱᒋᔥᑖᑦ, ᒑ ᒑᔥᑎᓈᐦᐆᑦ ᒑ ᒥᔫᔥᑳᑑᔨᐦᒡ ᐊᓂᔮᐦ ᒑᐧᑳᔫᐦ ᒑ ᑎᐹᑎᑎᒃ᙮
  • ᒨᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᔑᒦᔮᑭᓅᑦ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᒑᑑᑎᐦᒃ, ᒑ ᒥᓯᓂᐦᐋᒃ ᒑᐧᑳᔫᐦ ᒑ ᑎᐹᑎᑎᒃᒃ ᑰᔨᔅᒄ ᒑ ᓈᓂᑐᑭᒑᔅᒑᔨᑎᐦᒃ ᑏᔮᐧᐹᒥᑮᐧᑳᐦ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐆ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᐧᐃᓐ; ᒑ ᐧᐃᔮᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᑭᔮ ᒑ ᒫᒫᒋᔑᐦᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᒑ ᐹᐦᑖᑰᑖᑦ,ᐧᐋᔫᐦ ᒑ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᐋᑦ ᑭᔮ ᐊᓂᔮ ᒑ ᐧᐃᔑᐦᑖᑦ ᐆᒥᓯᓂᐦᐄᑭᓐ; ᒑ ᒋᔅᒋᓅᐧᐋᒥᓯᓂᐦᐋᒃ; ᑭᔮ ᒐ ᐊᔨᒥᐦᑖᑦ᙮
  • ᒑ ᐄᔨᔫ ᐄᐧᑖᔥᑎᒨᐧᐋᑎᐦᒃ ᑭᔮ ᒑ ᐧᐃᐧᐋᔑᐦᑖᑦ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᐧᐃᓐᐦ᙮
  • ᒨᒃ ᐊᓂᔮ ᐋᔑᓂᑑᐧᐋᐃᒫᑭᓅᑦ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᐋᑎᑰᓃᔨᒡ ᒑᒌ ᑑᑎᒃ

ᐋᔥ ᓂᑑᐧᐋᐃᑖᑯᒡ

  • ᐋᐃᔥᐹᔨᒡ ᒋᔅᑰᑎᒫᒑᐧᐃᓃᔫ ᑭᔮ ᒫᒃ ᐋᔑᒋᐦᒑᔨᑎᐦᒃ ᑭᔮ ᒫᒃ ᑳᒋᔅᑰᑎᒫᓯᐧᑳᐦ
  • ᔖᔥ  ᐋᒌ ᐄᑖᐱᑎᓰᑦ ᐸᔨᒄ ᑭᔮ ᒫᒃ ᓂᔥᑑ ᐱᐴᓐᐦ ᐊᔨᒨᐧᐋᔮᐲᒡ᙮
  • ᓈᔥᒡ ᐋ ᒦᔫ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᐄᔨᔫ ᐊᔨᒨᓃᔫ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᒉᒥᔅ ᐯᐃ ᐋᐧᐋᔖᔨᒡ᙮
  • ᐋ ᑭᔅᒋᐦᐆᑦ ᐋ ᐧᐋᒥᔥᑎᑰᔒᔫ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ ᑭᔮ ᐋ ᐱᔥᑎᐧᑳᔮᐤ ᐊᔨᒥᑦ᙮
  • ᐋ ᒦᔪ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᓂᓈᐦᑰ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ᙮
  • ᐋ ᒥᔫ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᐋᐋᑦ ᐄᔅᐲᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ ᑭᔮ ᑎᐹᒋᒨᓃᔫ ᐄᔨᔫ ᐋᐦ ᑖᑭᐦᐆᑰᔨᒡ ᐊᓂᑖᐦ ᐄᔨᔫᔅᒌᒡ ᑭᔮ ᐄᔨᒡ ᐋ ᐄᑎᔅᑳᓈᓰᔨᒡ ᐄᔨᔫ ᐆᑖᐦ ᑰᐯᒃ᙮
  • ᐋ ᒦᔫ ᒋᔅᒑᔨᐦᑎᒃ ᐊᓅᐦᒡ ᐋᐋᑦ ᐄᔅᐲᔨᒡ ᒑᐧᑳᔫ᙮

ᐊᓂᒌ ᒑ ᐧᐋᔮᔨᒫᑭᓅᐧᐃᒡ 

  • ᑭᑎ ᓂᑑᐧᐋᐃᑖᑯᓲᒡ ᒑ ᐱᒋᔅᑎᓂᒡ ᐋᒌ ᐧᐃᑎᐦᐆᓲᒡ
  • ᑭᑎ ᑭᐧᑳᒋᒫᑭᓅᐧᐃᒡ ᑭᐧᑳᒋᔅᒑᒨᐧᐃᓐᐦ

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Job Posting Date

  May 19, 2021, 11:44:15 AM

Unposting Date

  Jun 2, 2021, 11:59:00 PM