Freelance Car Writer at Valnet

Valnet Inc. is on the lookout for paid freelance writers to pitch and contribute list-based buzz articles for HotCars.com. If you enjoy working from home, have a passion for cars, and love keeping up to date with the latest trends in the automotive industry, this is the perfect role for you!
Here are some links to our work:
• https://www.hotcars.com/dodges-most-badass-muscle-cars-ranked/
• https://www.hotcars.com/things-expect-from-2020-toyota-supra/
• https://www.hotcars.com/sons-anarchy-wrong-about-real-motorcycle-gangs/
• https://www.hotcars.com/netflix-hyperdrive-behind-scenes-facts/
Is this you?
• A fan of sites like thedrive.com, carbuzz.com, or caranddriver.com.
• Obsessed with cars and has a good grasp of what car enthusiasts want to read about.
• A reliable writer with the time and energy necessary to become a regular contributor that we can count on. We need you!
• Has great ideas that can be transformed into pitches. We have a bunch of topics ready for you, but it’s a huge bonus if you can come up with your own.
• Experience with WordPress and image cropping tools are a plus.
Who you’ll be working with:
• A dedicated Content Manager and a team of editors.
• A network of other freelance writers.
Application Requirements:
• Resume
• 3 original titles for list articles that you think could appear on our site. Examples are above.
• Links to your previous writing samples would be an asset.
We’re looking for freelance writers who are dedicated and consistent and can produce a minimum of 2 articles
per week. Passion is key, so writing about what you love is the best way to achieve success!
Link to our website: www.hotcars.com
Please send your application to Kayla at kayla.r@valnetinc.com

Editorial Internship at CIM Magazine

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

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

PA ANNOUNCER NEEDED FOR STINGERS BASEBALL TEAM

The Concordia Stingers Baseball team is looking for a dynamic student or intern to do the PA announcing for its home games in September and October.  The job description includes announcing the players as they come to bat, playing the walk up music (supplied) for the Stingers’ at bats, playing select music and sound effects (supplied) in various situations, breaks in the action and between innings.  There is a digital scoreboard which would need to be operated as well.  There is a possibility that a small honorarium will be offered.

Anyone interested should contact Coach Howie Schwartz at 514-944-2294 or baseball@concordia.ca

 

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 Andrea Hunter, Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Journalism: andrea.hunter@concordia.ca. and Wayne Larsen, Assistant Professor and Internship Coordinator: 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

Editorial Intern: The Logic

The Logic is looking for editorial interns who want to help build an organization seeking to reshape the Canadian journalism ecosystem.

Internships are for academic credit, and can be six weeks full-time or 12 weeks part-time. For candidates who are the right fit, we are happy to work with your schedule. Interns are accepted on a rolling basis.

Position
If you are not sure if you are qualified for this position, apply anyway. Experience, age and background should be no barrier—we’re committed to building an inclusive environment.

Responsibilities

Assisting staff with copy editing, layout and distribution of Daily Briefing
Pitching, developing and reporting original content
Assisting Data Reporter with access-to-information requests
Assisting Subscriber Success Manager with maintenance of subscriber lists, email marketing campaigns and social media
Assisting Copy Editor with research and fact-checking for stories
Assisting with the organization and planning of subscriber logistics, such as data analysis, payment systems, subscriber events and other administrative duties
Required Skills
We are looking for Toronto-based interns interested in writing, copy-editing, data analysis and marketing.

Please submit the following:

A one-page cover letter detailing knowledge of The Logic and why you’d be a good fit. Include three examples of your work, with links.
Your resume.
Company
The Logic is a made-in-Canada digital media publication that unites Canadians who care about our country’s future. Subscription-driven, The Logic combines deep reporting, insightful commentary, smart curation and live events to tackle the critical questions that will shape Canada’s economic future.

If you have any other questions, feel free to email info@thelogic.co.

PHOTOJOURNALIST Global News

Division: Global News
Work Status: Casual
Location: Montreal

About the Role:

Reporting to the Managing Editor at Global Montreal, the following is a paraphrase of the primary functions, but does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities that may be assigned to this position:

Responsibilities:

• Generate original and enterprise news stories that reflect the Global Montreal audience.
• Produce engaging enterprise content for all news programs and platforms.
• Demand accountability from government, community and business leaders.
• Source community events and opportunities for original, enterprise and breaking news stories.
• Develop contacts within the community.
• Complete and file time sheets, expense reports and other reports as necessary in a timely and accurate manner.
• Safely operate and maintain company vehicle as required.
• Perform other duties as required.

What We Need From You:

• Demonstrated ability to “ask the tough questions”
• Bilingual in English and French
• Proficient in reporting, writing, editing and producing engaging content for broadcast, online and social media platforms.
• Demonstrated ability to shoot video and audio using broadcast video equipment
• Demonstrated understanding of the rules and concepts of video recording.
• Maintain camera, equipment and vehicle and operate safely
• Demonstrated ability to create, curate and develop content using digital operating systems for multiple platforms.
• Strong live on air presentation skills.
• Strong reporting and writing skills.
• Ability to work independently.
• Must work well under pressure and have a positive can-do attitude.
• Ability to meet strict daily deadlines, and work co-operatively with others in a dynamic teamwork environment.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
• Ability to adapt to rapidly changing technology and workflows
• The ability to write/produce web, text and manage content through social-media;
• Experience in updating online and broadcast content with a content management system.

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

• An ability to work independently
• A knack for thinking on your feet under pressure
• A positive can do attitude

How to Apply
Please email your resume and cover letter to GlobalMontrealCareers@corusent.com. Please clearly indicate Casual Photojournalist in the subject line.

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. 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.

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

VIDEOJOURNALIST Global News

Are you passionate about story telling? Do you have a creative eye? The Global Television News Department has a freelance opportunity for a Videojournaist located in Montreal.

Division: Global News
Work Status: Casual
Location: Montreal

About the Role:

Reporting to the Managing Editor at Global Montreal, the following is a paraphrase of the primary functions, but does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities that may be assigned to this position:

Responsibilities:

The following is a paraphrase of the primary functions and does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities for this position:

• Shoot and produce quality visual material for various programs;
• Edit video and audio into quality news, sports and current affairs stories on a digital platform in the newsroom or at remote locations;
• Edit stories in a creative and technically accurate manner;
• Gather information from news source for anchor voice overs and stories;
• Responsible for shooting visuals and providing audio for remote live segments;
• Maintain the camera and editing equipment;
• Playback stories from news edit suites or remote locations;
• Responsible for safely operating and maintaining a company vehicle;
• Transfer feed tapes to edit packs or work reel stories from other news services for use on air or for storage;
• Help maintain a reliable archival system and collaborate with editorial staff in seeking out video archives within the network system;

What We Need From You:

• Demonstrated ability to “ask the tough questions”
• Bilingual in English and French
• Demonstrated ability to shoot video and audio using broadcast video equipment
• Demonstrated understanding of the rules and concepts of video recording.
• Maintain camera, equipment and vehicle and operate safely
• Demonstrated ability to create, curate and develop content using digital operating systems for multiple platforms.
• Ability to work independently.
• Must work well under pressure and have a positive can-do attitude.
• Ability to meet strict daily deadlines, and work co-operatively with others in a dynamic teamwork environment.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
• Ability to adapt to rapidly changing technology and workflows
• Experience in updating online and broadcast content with a content management system.

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

• An ability to work independently
• A knack for thinking on your feet under pressure
• A positive can do attitude

Strong organizational skills, initiative, punctuality, creativity, and a positive attitude are also required. Candidates must be able to work under stress to meet tight deadlines and available to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings and weekends.

How to Apply
Please email your resume and cover letter to GlobalMontrealCareers@corusent.com. Please clearly indicate Casual Videojournalist in the subject line.

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. 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.

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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 at CIM Magazine

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

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