Research assistants (part-time contract)

The HERMES Team (Équipe de recherche Habitudes de vie Et Recherches MultidisciplinairES) is currently looking to hire two research assistants who are studying journalism to support us in the production of a podcast and its dissemination. The selected candidates will be required to work in tandem in the realization of the project.

Description of the job
Under the supervision of coordinator and the Director of HERMES, the applicant will be responsible for the following tasks:
• Providing recommendations for the format and length of the podcast script;
• Participating in the writing and revisions of scripts in French and/or English;
• Recording and editing the podcast.

Profile of the applicant
The applicant should fit the following profile:
• Second or third year undergraduate student or master’s student in journalism, with knowledge of podcasts and social media;
• Have an excellent command of written English and French;
• Proven rigour, thoroughness, and attention to details;
• Proven autonomy and time management skills;
• Proven ability to adapt tone and content to the targeted audience;
• Asset: Knowledge in the fields of gambling and addictions.

Work conditions
Schedule: Contract consisting of approximately 50 hours of work over 3-4 months with regular deadlines
Salary: according to current collective agreement at Concordia University
Start date: Between September 3 and 15, 2019
Work place: Concordia University – Research Chair on Gambling Studies, 2070 Mackay Street, Montreal

Application submission
Please submit by email your cover letter and curriculum vitae by August 26, 2019, with Research assistant in the subject line to:
Eva Best: eva.best@concordia.ca
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
For more details on our projects and publications, please visit our website: https://www.concordia.ca/research/lifestyle-addiction/teams/hermes.html

U SPORTS CORRESPONDENT PROGRAM

JOB DESCRIPTION – 2019-20 Season
TITLE: U SPORTS Correspondent
TYPE OF POSITION: Volunteer position (EN and FR positions)
LOCATION: Remote
REPORTS TO: Manager, Communications
APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: August 7, 2018
START DATE: August 2019 – July 2020

About U SPORTS
U SPORTS is the national brand for University Sports in Canada. Every year, close to 20,000 student-athletes and 700 coaches from 56 universities vie for 21 national championships in 12 different sports. U SPORTS also provides higher performance international opportunities for Canadian student-athletes at Winter and Summer Universiades, as well as numerous World University Championships.
U SPORTS is looking for student-journalists to join our writing team for the 2019-20 season.
As a U SPORTS Correspondent, you will have the opportunity to cover stories throughout the year in our 12 sports, leading up to 21 national championships to be held in November, February and March, or on the U SPORTS International Programs. We are looking for features, human interest stories and players profiles on the student-athletes competing at our 56 schools across the country.
Content produced will be pitched to our media partners including TVA Sports, The Globe & Mail, and others.
At the end of each season, U SPORTS awards the Story of the Year to the correspondent with the best article that is engaging, and has a strong storytelling narrative, while also recognizing one outstanding writer with the Correspondent of the Year award. The Globe and Mail serves as the presenting sponsoring of the awards, supporting grassroots journalism and celebrating student sports journalism in Canada.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• • Pitching feature story ideas to U SPORTS communications department
• • Interviewing U SPORTS student-athletes, coaches and staff
• • Writing human interest features to deadline and blog-style posts for USPORTS.ca
• • Sharing content including stories and videos on social media platforms
• • Representing the U SPORTS brand in a professional manner

REQUIREMENTS
• • Working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or related undergraduate programs
• • Excellent writing skills in English or in French – We are looking for both!
• • Knowledge of Social Media platforms
• • Self-starter and strong work ethic
• • Experience in sports writing with campus newspaper or Sports Information Department is an asset

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and sports writing samples to:
Alan Hudes
Coordinator, Communications
ahudes@usports.ca

When submitting your application, please indicate your primary (1) and secondary (up to 3) choices of sport that you would like to cover from the choices below:
Fall Sports
Women’s Field Hockey
Women’s Rugby
Women’s Soccer
Men’s Soccer
Cross Country
Football
International
FISU Universiades
FISU World University Championships
National Team Participation
Winter Sports
Swimming
Wrestling
Track & Field
Men’s Basketball
Women’s Basketball
Men’s Hockey
Women’s Hockey
Men’s Volleyball
Women’s Volleyball
Curling

Editorial Internship

CIM Magazine, Canada’s foremost mining magazine is offering a 12-week paid internship opportunity for upper-year students and recent graduates. The intern will work from our Westmount, QC, office, and have the chance to have input in all facets of magazine editorial (print and online versions).

During the internship, the intern will mainly be called upon to write and edit copy, conduct interviews, post articles to the magazine website, attend story meetings and see the magazine progress through the production cycle.

About us:

CIM Magazine is published by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) eight times per year and distributed to more than 10,000 CIM members and at industry-related events and conferences throughout the year.

Our coverage of mining includes the technical, financial, social and environmental aspects of the industry. Each issue of the magazine contains:

  • product briefs
  • news
  • columns from experts in the field
  • a number of short features
  • a profile of a mining project
  • a long-form feature story
  • updates on various activities of the Institute
  • mining lore

 

Internship requirements:

The intern will work 35 hours per week for 12 weeks.

 

Qualifications:

Essential: some news writing and editing experience

Important: familiarity with Canadian Press style

No, you don’t need to be familiar with mining, but it helps

 

Compensation: $12.50/hr

 

How to apply:

Submit a resume, portfolio of recent work and a letter of intent outlining how this internship is a good fit for both yourself and CIM Magazine to Editor in chief Ryan Bergen (rbergen@cim.org). Please include your name and the position you are applying for in the subject field of the email

Deadline for applications: August 5, 2019

Internship start date: September 3, 2019

We thank all applicants who respond, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBC Montreal: Newsroom Editorial Assistant- Summer 2020

If you are a graduating Concordia journalism student (from the undergraduate program or diploma program), CBC Montreal has an incredible opportunity to offer. You could work for a summer in a dynamic newsroom that covers local news online, on television and on radio.

CBC Montreal’s 12-week Editorial Assistant in the newsroom (summer 2020) is a paid position

You will:
• Check and follow up on story leads.
• Support the web desk by researching and fact-checking stories.
• Pitch story ideas/angles/digital treatment and possible guests.
• Research, and check information on stories covered. Retrieve audio and visual clips and images as required.
• Conduct pre-interviews. Suggest interview questions and approaches.
• Write stories for online.

Please submit your application to Wayne Larsen, Department of Journalism: wayne.larsen@concordia.ca

Deadline: October 1st, 2019
In your application include:
• Letter of intent
• CV
• One letter of reference from a professor
• Two samples of your written work.
• One audio or video sample

Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by the CBC

Assistant(e) à la communication pour une société éditrice d’une plateforme spécialisée dans le film documentaire d’auteur à Lussas

La SCIC SA Tënk cherche un(e) jeune diplômé(e) communication, marketing, médiation culturelle, journalisme ou cinéma pour un stage à titre d’Assistant(e) à la communication pour une société éditrice d’une plateforme spécialisée dans le film documentaire d’auteur à Lussas, du 23 septembre au 13 décembre 2019.

Les personnes intéressées peuvent soumettre leur candidature (curriculum vitae et lettre de motivation) jusqu’au 16 juillet 2019 à 17h. Pour plus d’information concernant le stage, veuillez consulter l’offre en pièce jointe ou le lien suivant :

https://www.lojiq.org/participer/stages/stage/article/assistante-a-la-communication-pour-une-societe-editrice-dune-plateforme-specialisee-dans-le-film-documentaire-dauteur-a-lussas/

Internship at Breakfast Television & CityNews

Imagine working for an exciting entrepreneurial company where employees are committed to meeting big challenges and making a real difference in their community. That’s Rogers! A leading communications and media company where people come to do great work.
Citytv Montreal is seeking a 2nd or 3rd year Journalism or Communications students to serve as the Breakfast Television & CityNews Interns for Fall 2019. The successful candidate will be a dynamic person with strong writing skills, understanding local news around them, basic knowledge of television production procedures and equipment, social media skills as well as a genuine interest in all things Montreal.
As our intern, you will join the team who prepares and delivers Montreal’s most entertaining and informative morning show and nightly newscast. You’ll work alongside our talented professionals, for a hands-on experience that will enhance your studies.

If this sounds like the challenge you are looking for, we look forward to meeting you.

Main Responsibilities
• Write scripts and research segments ideas and stories;
• Assist with the research and production of topical ‘streeters’ to support current affairs segments;
• Prepare promotional materials to social media;
• Participate in the promotional events organized by and in support of Breakfast Television;
• Go out on the road with reporters and shadow, work together
• Help coordinate contesting and giveaways for viewers; and
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
• Be enrolled in the 2nd year (or beyond) of an undergraduate or graduate program in broadcasting, journalism, communications or other related fields;
• Be seeking a placement under a formal, credited internship program;
• Be available during the day, including early morning hours and when BT is live to air (6am to 9am) and day/evening shifts;
• Excellent command of written English and the ability to speak/read both official languages;
• Highly motived with proven multi-tasking and time management skills. Able to work in a fast-paced environment;
• Experience posting to various social media platforms; and
• Basic knowledge of video editing and TV production experience will be considered assets

How To Apply
Before August 7th, send a letter of interest along with your curriculum vitae including 2 references to:
Melanie.porco@city.rogers.com indicating “BT & CityNews Montreal Internship” in the Subject field.

Weekend Assignment/Line up Editor (English Services)

Weekend Assignment/Line up Editor (English Services)
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Job Family Programming (TV-Radio-Web)
Primary Location Montreal
Position Language Requirement Bilingual (English / French)
Language Skill Levels (Reading / Writing / Speaking) C C C
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:

The weekend assignment editor will assign and coordinate the daily workload of field journalists and camera operators at CBC Montreal/Quebec, gathering for all platforms.

In addition, the hired candidate will work with the anchor to line up the TV newscasts, and some radio newscasts.

This is a permanent half-time position which will require working extended shifts on Saturday (9h15 mins) and Sunday (9h30mins)

Note: Approximately 60 percent of the tasks involve assigning the news team, and 40 percent involve lineup duties on all platforms.

You will play an integral role in the Local Services strategy with a focus on three priorities:

Content: In this role, you will ensure that all CBC journalistic standards are met and that our stories are fair, balanced, accurate, thoughtful, immediate and resonate with the communities we serve. You will further our original, enterprise and investigative storytelling and ensure we are talking about what matters most to people throughout the country. You’re innovative and will try new things, new workflows and new story treatments. You inspire others to do the same. You will make sure the best of our stories get the right treatment on our social channels.

Community: You play a key role in stirring and fostering conversation within the diverse communities throughout Montreal and Quebec. As the industry shifts, local news and community storytelling are more important than ever. You will understand the diverse and changing population in Quebec and the importance of reflecting all our communities in our content. You will build connections with those communities on our social channels.

Culture: You live and promote the values of diversity and an inclusive and respectful work culture. You want to be a part of a dynamic team of journalists and share best practices in social media with the different programming teams at CBC Montreal and Quebec.

More specific duties are as follows:
Assign field reporters for TV/radio and gathering for digital.
Set editorial priorities for all platforms.
Provide editorial guidance on all platforms.
Redeploy resources on all platforms in the case of breaking news.
Make JSP calls.
Consult the on-call JSP leader when necessary.
In consultation with the JSP leader, coordinate additional or extraordinary news coverage in the case of big breaking stories.
Write copy for radio / tv casts.
Write intros for tv.
Vet web copy when necessary.
Vet radio/tv scripts.
Lineup radio newscasts.
Lineup weekend TV news ahead of the broadcast.
Could be assigned to read radio newscasts, as needed.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:

A) Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
Five (5) years experience in journalism or equivalent.
B) Competencies:
Extensive general knowledge.
In-depth knowledge of current events and regional issues.
Fluent in English.
Excellent knowledge of French.
In-depth knowledge of newsroom logistics.
Knowledge of production techniques.
Knowledge of CBC’s Journalistic Standards and Practices.
Candidates will be subject to practical tests, based on situation scenarios related to production requirements.

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 recruitment@cbc.ca.

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.

Job Posting Date May 31, 2019, 1:44:28 PM
Unposting Date Jun 15, 2019, 1:59:00 AM

Apply online at:
https://cbc.taleo.net/careersection/application.jss?lang=en&type=1&csNo=2&portal=140140245&reqNo=324157&isOnLogoutPage=true

Reporter position in Iqaluit

Reporter
Nunatsiaq News
Iqaluit, NU CANADA

Nunatsiaq News is the newspaper of record for the Eastern Arctic. Serving 45 communities and 70,000 readers a week with its website (www.nunatsiaq.com) and print edition, Nunatsiaq News continues to grow its overall readership, web visits and advertising revenue. Its editorial team offers credible, in-depth and award-winning journalism, which together with a lively website comment section, draws readers from the North, southern Canada and around the world.

Job description
Nunatsiaq News is looking for a full-time reporter who will be based in Iqaluit as one of two permanent reporters in the Iqaluit office. The essence of the job involves being a skillful interviewer with strong writing and reporting skills, who pays close attention to detail and deadlines. The position involves being capable of working in a fast-paced multi-media environment of print, web and social media, and being self-reliant and adaptable.

Responsibilities
Reporting to the Managing Editor, you would:
Write between five and seven news stories per week, news briefs as required and at least one feature every two weeks.
File at least one story per day for Nunatsiaq.com.
Provide two standalone photos for publication each week.
Develop sources, generate new story ideas and participate in story meetings.
Assist in broadening the editorial content of Nunatsiaq News to encourage a greater readership.
Travel to Nunavut and Nunavik communities to report on special events as required.
Attend after-hours meetings and events as required.
Ensure that stories are filed on deadline and, wherever possible, are accompanied by a photo.
Assist with proofreading dummy newspaper pages.
Do other related duties as assigned by the editors.
Qualifications
You have a journalism degree/diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
You have strong interviewing, writing and reporting skills.
You are organized and have a proven track record of meeting deadlines and breaking your own stories.
You can work independently, but also work well with others as part of a team.
You have a driver’s licence.

Experience in the following areas would definitely be assets:
Digital photography
Web-based content management systems

Closing date: Friday, June 21

Nunatsiaq News offers competitive compensation, including relocation assistance if required, subsidized accommodation, a car, health and medical benefits, profit sharing and an opportunity for career growth.
Email resumés and samples of your work to:
Patricia Lightfoot, Managing Editor
Nunatsiaq News
Email: patricial@nunatsiaq.com
www.nunatsiaq.com

MOUNT ROYAL SOCCER IS SEEKING CONTRIBUTORS

MountRoyalSoccer.com is a part of Vox Media, under the SB Nation umbrella.

It is primarily a Montreal Impact website, but also contains generic, worldwide soccer content, especially if it has a Montreal or Canadian connection.

It covers the large topics in European football, and features the Canadian national teams and the new Canadian Premier League.

It has average monthly page hit volume of around 10,000.  The target is to double this activity by the end of the MLS season.

The CONTRIBUTOR position is un-paid, however it does provide students and anyone wishing to get into sports journalism with experience and an opportunity to become established with a readership following.

Ideally MountRoyalSoccer.com seeks candidates who are willing to provide 3-4 articles per week.  They should be well-versed in the sport of soccer with a good knowledge of current events and past history.  Proficiency in English or French with the ability to write an interesting story or report topical information quickly is a pre-requisite.

Assignments will be provided weekly, taking into consideration each Contributor’s expertise and strengths.  Contributors will also be given the freedom to create articles/stories based on their own initiative, so there is plenty of room for scope.

Anyone interested should contact the website’s Managing Director, Paul Vance, directly, providing an updated resume.  A cover-letter describing their interests and motivations for wanting to become a CONTRIBUTOR is also preferred.

twitter – PaulVance63

Email – davidpaul.vance@gmail.com

Concordia Stingers Football Videographer

Concordia Stingers Football is looking to hire a videographer, to film practices and football games throughout the year (beginning in August 2019).

Applicants must be current undergraduate or graduate students at local area colleges, or recent grads with degrees relating to the fields of communications and videography.

The position will begin in August and continue until either the end of the fall semester, or through the entire academic year (based on availability). The videographer will work as part of the game-day video production team, operating technical equipment to produce quality game day footage for use by the Concordia Stingers Football Team.

The videographer will work during the pre-season training camp throughout the month of August, as well as football games and designated football practices throughout the season (September through November).

The videographer will receive technical training at the beginning of the season on proper operation of all the equipment, and will gain hands-on experience in video productions, game-day productions and sports broadcasting.

Average games are 5-7 hours (with setup and breakdown times).

 

Job Duties

  • Film practices Tuesday through Thursday (4:30 pm – 6:30 pm) for the Concordia Stingers Football Team.
  • Film games (all home games).
  • Film August Training Camp – Availability & Schedule TBD
  • Upload film and extract film clips from SD Cards; Import them to an video system for viewing (Assistant Coach will assist with training on extracting and uploading film).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a dependable person who can operate a HD video camera
  • Must be in good physical condition; able to carry a camera up and down the stairs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with a HD video camera
  • Willingness to learn on the job
  • Work-study students are preferred
  • Knowledge of the game of football