Talk Show Host, Senior - On-Air Talent

Calgary, AB, Canada Req #1025
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
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.

CHQR, Calgary Alberta

A Corus Entertainment Company

Talk Show Host

Division: Radio
Work Status: Full-time

About the Role:

Are you one of a kind? (and not just according to your mother…. although we love Moms). We are looking for someone to join us in the talk radio business. This job is something special and the right person will have unique skills. The new job will have dizzying reach everywhere but also will be connected to home towns.To say you know how to connect with people is a given. You are also ready, every day, to be part of a content power house (no pressure)devouring and telling diverse, original and relevant stories. Your skills to win the job may have been honed in radio or maybe you’re that ‘one of a kind’ voice that got your chops being in front of large audiences from some other career path.


  • An on-air performer looking for stories about who we are and where we live.

  • Understands everything about community constantly searching for how tobe a part of and serve the listener.

  • Flawlessly push and pull content on all the radio station’s platforms.

  • Work collaboratively with the team on programming development

  • Work on all Corus properties with a dual focus on radio and collaboration with Global News (TV)

  • Be a tireless brand ambassador for Corus Radio

About You

What We Need From You:

  • Understand how to host a major market talk show? Great. Know how to transcend and bring listeners something unpredictable and new? Even better.

  • Naturally able to understand and move between multiple news gathering software

  • Audio editing expertise

  • Writing with speed, accuracy and a natural flair for blogs, news stories and host emails.

  • Context and story relevance drive your on-air performance

  • Your hallmarks- dynamic, knowledgeable, flexible, thoughtful and urgent

  • Ability to curate stimulating conversations (sometimes with an edge…sometimes not)

  • You are a Podcasting guru

If You Have the Following….We Want to Hear From You!

  • Curiosity dominates your DNA

  • Life experience is a must

  • You are urgent and at times irreverent

  • Hungry to understand and tell stories of diversity

  • You understand how to be part of the listener’s everyday life

  • If you’re a performer….bring it!

  • Always be asking, what the next idea, topic and guest is.

  • A nice Mom

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 PG-Programming
  • Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Talent
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 20
  • Job Start Date Tuesday, January 12, 2021
  • Job End Date Friday, February 19, 2021
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  • Calgary, AB, Canada