Anglophone journalists/virtual reality focus

Company: VR World
Category: Web publishing
Job: Paid Anglophone journalists
Rate: TBD, may include paid travel opportunities to cover conferences such as CES, Computex, game developer conferences, etc.
Location: N/A
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A

Description: VR World is looking to find a couple of strong Anglophone journalists for a news website that primarily focuses on virtual reality, but also covers augmented reality, mixed reality, artificial intelligence, VR-specific hardware/software, mobile and entertainment stories (VR in movies/gaming).

Position Requirements: We are looking for quick-learning and dedicated journalists who can not only produce fresh, engaging and well-worded content, but who are able to contribute regularly (up to multiple times per day).

At this point we are set to publish stories up to 350-400 words each at the rate that we’d both be happy with. Should our work together be successful, there is definitely room for growth as we’d look to transition selected writers to higher-rate feature writers positions.

– Journalism major is a major plus.
– Experience working in a news room and/or agency is a plus.
– Available for frequent contributions (Monday-Friday) and occasional weekends.
– Personal interest and/or experience in the subject matter is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send an email to artashes (at) vrworld.com and briefly introduce yourself. Attach your resume and at least 5 most recently published technology-related stories (You can link to them instead). If you don’t have a published technology story, submit a 250-word news piece sample related to VR industry along with your application.
Cover letters aren’t necessary.

For more information:
https://vrworld.com/

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Permament Journalist at TC Media (Dorval)

TC Media is looking for an Anglophone journalist (writer/reporter) in Dorval. This person should be bilingual as he/she will work for bilingual weekly newspapers.

Applications can be sent to: catherine.vaillancourt@tc.tc

FULL DESCRIPTION IN FRENCH:

Titre du poste pour l’affichage : Journaliste
Secteur : TC Media
Statut d’emploi : Permanent
Ville: Dorval
Description d’emploi et exigences : TC Media est le plus important éditeur de journaux locaux et régionaux dans l’est du Canada. Près de 200 équipes (journalistes, chefs de contenu, photographes, techniciens en infographie, concepteurs graphiques, conseillers en solutions médias, etc.) situées au Québec et en Ontario rejoignent plus de 3,5 millions de lecteurs en moyenne par semaine par l’entremise des versions imprimées et en ligne des quotidiens, hebdomadaires, mensuels et autres publications communautaires. De plus, des équipes multidisciplinaires (gestionnaire de produits, agents de service à la clientèle, analystes de données, etc.) veillent au développement et à l’exploitation de nos produits numériques pour les verticaux emploi et local.

Vous vibrez au rythme de l’actualité? La couverture médiatique locale vous passionne? Vous avez un intérêt marqué pour les technologies de l’information et les nouvelles plateformes? Alors ce poste est pour vous.

TC Media est présentement à la recherche d’un journaliste pour joindre son équipe de Dorval.

La personne recherchée:

• Est bilingue et possède un excellent anglais écrit;
• Détient une formation en communication, option journalisme jumelée à deux (2) années d’expérience en presse écrite;
• Possède une connaissance du milieu ainsi qu’un intérêt pour la problématique locale et régionale;
• Est à l’aise dans un environnement informatisé;
• Est disponible, sait réagir rapidement aux événements et démontre un intérêt pour le travail d’équipe;
• A une facilité à communiquer oralement et par écrit;
• Possède un véhicule.

Toute combinaison de formation et/ou d’expérience jugée équivalente sera considérée.

Freelance Writer

Company: Daily Motivation Online
Category: Web publishing
Job: Freelancer
Location: N/A
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A

Description:
Need writer who can write perfect ON Page content for this website.

Position Requirements:
The freelancer must have experience writing in English and be comfortable with writing unique content.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A resume.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
dailymotivationonline@gmail.com

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Writer

Company: Espresso communication
Category: Web publishing
Job: Writer
Location: N/A
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A

Description:
Espresso communication is currently looking for freelancers to make up its team of journalists. Espresso communication is looking for writers specialized in news, entertainment, health & fitness, money or autos.

Position Requirements:
The freelancer must have experience writing in English and be comfortable with searching photos on image databases.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A resume and samples of their work.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Camille Gélinas-Fafard, Publishing Assistant, cgelinasfafard@espressocommunication.com

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http://www.espressocommunication.com/

Copywriter

Company: Benjamin David Group
Category: Marketing Company
Job: Copywriter
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A

Description:
Benjamin David Group is seeking a part-time copywriter to help its company create standout content for a wide range of clients.

Benjamin David Group is looking for a writer who pays close attention to detail but thinks big picture at the same time, and is genuinely excited at the thought of working with several unique brand voices in one day.

The Junior Copywriter would work closely with the Media Manager to produce copy for multiple digital channels: blogs, websites, newsletters, and social media, to name a few.

 

Position Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have:
• A bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field;
• Ability to write about a wide range of topics;
• Familiarity with tech industry terminologies & trends;
• A solid understanding of “writing for web” techniques;
• An interest in social media channel development & management;
• Excellent priority management skills;
• Experience with WordPress and Hootsuite an asset;
• Perfectly bilingual (FR/EN)
• Interest in working in a fast-paced environment.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
http://www.benjamin-david.com/careers/

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Journalism Internship

Company: The Vocalist MAGAZINE
Category: Digital magazine
Job: Journalism Internship / Writer and Editor
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: June 5th, 2017
Duration: 120 Hours – From June 2017 to September 2017

Description:
TVM TV is looking for students who are interested in a learning opportunity, where they can extend their journalism, television broadcasting education beyond the classroom.

Purpose:
This TVM TV internship is designed to provide students with a strong interest in broadcast journalism, an opportunity to gain insight into the day to day operations of professional TV production.

Position Requirements:
The ideal candidate:
• Needs to be registered at a university or college on a full-time basis.
• Prefer someone working toward a career in broadcast journalism. Applicant needs to be in good academic standing and possess some knowledge of music industry.
• Needs to be organized, able to meet deadlines and be a self-starter.
• Good writing, production and conversational skills, and be able to transmit information clearly and efficiently.
• The internship will cover a quarter/semester period of approximately sixteen (16) hours per week, with a schedule to be arranged by the intern and the intern coordinator.
• Work effectively in a team environment.
• Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients.
• Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
vocalistmagazinetv@gmail.com

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Please NO PHONE CALLS.

Writer Internship

Company: Un peu plus loin
Category: Storytelling Studio
Job: Writer Internship
Location: N/A
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A

Description:
Un peu plus loin (unpeuplusloin.com) is a storytelling studio dedicated to creating, producing, and distributing quality content for individuals, brands and broadcasters. The studio was founded in 2016 by producer, director, journalist and well-known social media figure Tamy Emma Pepin. With numerous expanding projects, including its own media platform highlighting diversity in arts and culture, the studio is seeking ambitious, creative and autonomous interns for summer 2017.

Under the editor-in-chief, the writer intern will be in charge of creating written content for Un peu plus loin magazine, and help develop the identity of our emerging publication. Your voice and input will have a decisive impact on the editorial direction the magazine takes so you have to be passionate and eager about this.

The responsibilities will include:
-Content writing for Un peu plus loin magazine
-Provides day-to-day support to the Editor-In-Chief.
-Content adaption for social media platforms
-Development of a newsletter

Position Requirements:
The ideal candidate has creative ideas – ones that will cut through the noise out there and offer a fresh take on current cultural conversations.

He/She should:
– have ability to write about various subjects such as travel, lifestyle, cultural topics and others
– have communication skills on a multi-media level
– be perfectly bilingual
– adapt his/her writing tone for different assignments
– be eager, organized, autonomous, self-reliant and fast on your feet!
– be Detail-oriented
– have knowledge of internet culture, the Arts, design, literature is a must.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
info@unpeuplusloin.com

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Un peu plus loin thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Freelance Editor

Company: LinkNow Media
Category:  Webdesign and Digital Marketing
Job:  Freelance Editor
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration:  Full Time

Description:
LinkNow Media is a company which develops dynamic websites and digital marketing solutions for over 8500 clients throughout the United States and Canada.

LinkNow Media is looking for freelance editors to review website content and make them worthy of publication. Pages to be edited will usually be around 500 words.

The responsilibilities include:
• Correct grammar and spelling
• Ensure that content is formatted for engagement and the main points can be easily scanned
• Remove repetitive themes/words
• Confirm that a page of content is at minimum 500 words. If not, add to page
• Verify work with online plagiarism checker
• All edits must be done with the ‘track changes’ function in Microsoft Word
• All work must be submitted by deadline
• Impeccable organizational skills
• Positive attitude and open to feedback
• Able to work under pressure and on a tight deadline
• Ability to think and write creatively

Position Requirements:
The candidate should have:
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, creative writing, communications, or related discipline. Alternatively, 2 years of editing experience
• Adept proficiency of the English language
•  Aptitude with Microsoft Word
•  Exceptional time management skills
•  Impeccable attention to detail
•  Experience in digital marketing is an asset
•  Knowledge of SEO is an asset

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A resume and a short cover letter.
Selected applicants will be given details concerning rates, an information package and a sample page to edit.

 

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to: hr@linknowmedia.com

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CJF Innovation Award

Company: The Canadian Journalism Foundation
Deadline to apply: February 24, 2017, 11:59 pm EST.

Description:
The CJF Journalism award recognizes innovations that have a demonstrated impact in advancing the quality of journalism.
Innovation can come in a wide range of fields, including (but not restricted to):

  • new formats for audiences;
  • different operating procedures within a newsroom;
  • new storytelling techniques;
  • a new product produced by the newsroom;
  • the design and/or introduction of new technology;
  • distinctive reporting strategies and techniques;
  • new ways of engagement with audiences;
  • involvement of the community in the news process; and
  • partnerships or team approaches to reporting and producing stories.

It is up to individual applicants to identify and explain the innovation being nominated.

While it could have taken more than a year from concept to implementation, the impact of the innovation must have occurred in 2016.

The winning news organization will receive a cash prize of $10,000,

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
An online application at: http://cjf-fjc.ca/cjf_awards/innovation/

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Please contact CJF executive director Natalie Turvey should you have any questions.

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http://cjf-fjc.ca/

 

Writing/editing internship

Company: Espresso communication
Category: Web media
Job: Writer/editor unpaid (internship)
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: 3 months

Description:
Espresso communication is looking for a writer/web editor to help provide content for its client. The intern will have the opportunity to write on and/or edit different topics, including finance, lifestyle, entertainment, auto, news, travel, health and sports.

The intern will:
• suggest article ideas
• participate to the editorial meetings
• and help with the editorial calendar.

The intern will work extensively with WordPress and will have to format images.
He/she will learn about SEO techniques, image search and rights, and will work under some pressure, as we have to hand in articles at a more or less specific date.

Purpose:
The goal is to produce the most clickable articles possible while still remaining truthful.

Position Requirements:
Applicants should have:
• Some experience with web editing, preferably with WordPress.
• Great language skills, as part of the internship includes reviewing others’ articles and correcting mistakes.
• Some experience with writing is also required.

Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset.

THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT:
A CV detailing the applicant’s experience.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Camille Gélinas-Fafard, Publishing assistant: cgelinasfafard@espressocommunication.com

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http://www.espressocommunication.com/