Video Journalism Opportunity — Globe and Mail Toronto

“We are looking for a video journalist (functioning as a Video Editor) to join our award-winning video team; someone who loves the fast-paced environment of the ever-changing web video landscape and is looking to build their career with a top media company in Canada.
This video position will be responsible for producing (shooting and editing) video for our website and other digital platforms, with some focus on live production.”

More information here: (NOTE: Please scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the link for the job description. There is no direct link.)

Summer journalism internship opportunity

Summer internship opportunity at Your Local Journal, an award-winning community newspaper in Vaudreuil-Dorion. Looking for a flexible, curious, journalism student willing to get his or her hands dirty with every part of weekly newspaper production including social media platforms. Our paper covers everything from local politics to ongoing criminal trials, pipeline and infrastructure stories, and a healthy arts and entertainment scene. This is an unpaid position and could be completed for course credit – confirm with Department Chair.
Ideal candidate will possess their own vehicle, have a very good understanding of French, and be able to roll with the punches.
Position available immediately but the newspaper takes a three-week annual hiatus between July 16 and August 7.
Please email if interested.

Journalism Intern – Community Newspaper

We are currently looking for Journalism/Communication/Writing students who are interested in interning for a community newspaper that produces 11 issues per year aimed at Quebec’s English-speaking farming community.

This is a non-paid internship to take place in July and August 2015 to produce content for the upcoming publishing year. Schedules are flexible and can work around the student’s availability.

The Quebec Farmers’ Advocate is an award-winning newspaper that has been in circulation for 35 years. We work closely with other English-language community publications and the French-language weekly La Terre de chez nous. This intern position is an ideal way to gain experience in community reporting and agricultural news.

Intern duties could include, but are not limited to:

• Interviewing agricultural producers by phone and writing profile articles on their history, life, family and farm business
• Writing informative feature articles on other community groups working to help Quebec’s Anglophone community
• Writing profile articles on farmers’ groups within Quebec, specifically those part of the Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA)
• Locating, interviewing and reporting on successful farm- or rural-related businesses within Quebec
• Gathering photos and other visual aids to illustrate the articles for publication.

There is no travel budget for this position. Candidates will have to possess strong interpersonal skills on the phone and be able to gain the confidence of interviewees remotely. Background in agriculture an asset.

Two candidates will be hired from all applicants for similar intern positions.

For more information or to submit an application, contact the Quebec Farmers’ Association at and CC

Volunteer Journalist

Face à Face Listening and Intervention Centre is seeking volunteer journalists, with an interest in mental health and homelessness sectors to report on current events in the community. Come and gain some great experience for a worthy cause!
Face à Face is a non-profit registered charity in Montreal. Since 1982, we have been assisting individuals who are homeless or suffer from mental illness by providing listening and referral services in order to help them turn their lives around. We believe in self-determination and empowerment, and with these models we provide our clients with resources to assist them in planning their next step.

Location: 980 St Antoine St. West, Suite 101B, Montreal, QC.

Please contact Charlie by email: or by phone: 514 934 4546 / /

Seeking journalists, photographers and videographers

Newzulu is a crowdsourced news platform for sharing photos and videos with the world.

Through our partnerships with major news agencies we give contributors the ability to have their content widely circulated, and get paid. Newzulu partners with agencies like the Canadian Press, Agence France Presse, the Press Association in the UK, and over 7000 media outlets worldwide to showcase contributor content.

We’re looking for a wide array of content from breaking news to sports to arts and culture.

Curious how it works?
1. You take pictures and/or video of newsworthy events wherever you are and upload them through our app for iOS or Android or on our website at
2. Our team of editors verify and fact-check your story
4. Once verified, your story gets published on our site
5. At the same time, our editors send your best photos/videos to our news agency partners
6. If any news networks or publications buy your photos/videos, you’ll be credited and compensated 50% of the selling price. The selling price varies depending on the content and demand for the image.

You can check out to get an idea of what others have contributed. There are also guidelines for what stands a better chance of getting sold.

Reach out to our editors in Toronto to start contributing or if you have any questions, you can contact them at:
Layla Mashkoor:
Lars Paronen:

Intern, Marketing Design

We are a Montreal-based startup company looking for an Intern who can assist with the design and execution of a range of printed and digital marketing materials for our brand. The position will provide the candidate with a ground-level opportunity with the team to conceptualize, develop and deploy the product.

Please note that this is an unpaid internship that will provide the candidate with a great experience. Advantages include: Recommendation letters, remote working hours and flexible meeting locations, as well as possible full time work opportunity depending on performance.

Position Responsibilities:

Executing the design of print collateral for the Marketing and Sales team;
Producing and maintaining website images and ad banners. must be able to clip out and color mask product photography for website;
Produce creatives for social media
Assisting in concept development and creative solutions that meet our brand identity across print, web, digital media, and promotional materials;
Refining and maintaining design archives on our company server and FTP site;
Responding to general requests, such as: locating and resizing images in a timely manner;
Gathering pricing and preparing files for print;
Completing special projects as assigned.
Candidate Requirements:

Current student or recent graduate in Fine arts, marketing or advertising
Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is necessary. Illustrator is a plus.
Startup “All-hands-on-deck” approach
Willingness and motivation to shape the strategic direction of the company

Contact details:
Send us your resume at to apply.

Online Editor-TVO

TYPE: Full-time
SALARY: $54011 – $67876
Date: June 8, 2015
Position Title: (PD1) Online Editor
Division: Current Affairs and Documentaries
Reports To: Executive Producer, Digital
Salary Scale: $54,011.88 – $67,876.12
Location: Midtown Toronto on the Yonge subway line
No telecommuting

TVOis Ontario’s public educational media organization and a trusted source of interactive educational content that informs, inspires, and stimulates curiosity and thought. Our vision is to empower people to be engaged citizens of Ontario through educational media. is the digital platform for Current Affairs and Documentaries at TVO, providing unique, in-depth current affairs content from an Ontario perspective.
Under the overall responsibility and authority of the Executive Producer, Digital, the Online Editor PD1, in collaboration with other producers, will write, produce and manage web content across online, mobile and social media channels. The Online Editor must keenly understand social media and generate content that attracts and engages audiences.
The Ideal Candidate:
The successful candidate will possess the skills and understanding to practice journalism in this envrionment, using all of the tools in the online toolkit (e.g. video, audio, photography, written material) and will have strong content management literacy. The work must meet editiorial, artistic, intellectual, and technical quality standards in accordance with the program plan and concept. Work must be completed within a specified timeframe and resource allocation. Initiative, independent judgment and creatifivty are required. Work must adhere to TVO’s program policies, standards, and practices.
Key Tasks:
Editorial Duties:

* Attend daily editorial and monthly features/packaging meetings
* Pitch daily story ideas, features and editorial packages
* Assign stories to digital media producers, including writers, video producers and multimedia designers
* Manage editorial content development and production
* Create original online content
* Write display copy for editorial content
* Adhere to Style Guide and user experience/design standards
* Research and curate image content
* Promote content through social media
* Build online community across web, mobile and social media
* Moderate website comments
* Manage website content curation
* Perform basic web maintenance activities
* Produce digital interactive content (e.g. polls, maps, graphs)
* Assist and support Executive Producer, Digital in planning and exeuction of editorial campaigns and larger organizational initiatives
Defining Key Tasks:

* Write and publish descriptive metadata for content created
* Provide copy/information or other rich media related as required
* Ensure, in collaboration with Copywright Clearance Officer or other, the proper and accurate clearance of all material used on the site
* Use all website production resources in an efficient and effective manner
As required, performs the following tasks:

* Liaise with other departments in matters relating to the assignments
* Work with the Executive Producer, Digital, to ensure that the editorial process is efficient and productive
* Perform any tasks of a lower classification
* Perform other directlty related duties

Key Skills Required:

* Demonstrated ability in writing and editing journalistic content coupled with an understanding of the special requirements of writing for the web, such as the use of keywords, navigation and the imortance of brevity
* Demonstrated ability in writing editorial for the web, including short articles, feature stories and display copy (e.g. headlines and short descriptions)
* Experience working with multiple writers and multimedia producers
* Basic knowledge of HTML, including applying hyperlinks and basic formatting
* Basic understanding of digital content marketing, including social media and SEO
* Having a strong online ‘following’ a plus.


* University or college graduate in relevant program(s), including: journalism, writing and communications
* 5+ year’s experience working in journalistic media
* Experience as an editor at an online organization, magazine or newspaper
* Strong attention to detail in editing, writing, fact-checking and proofreading
* Strong communication and organizational skills
* Must be able to establish priorities and work effectively to meet deadlines
* Highly motivated with strong interpersonal skills and with the ability to thrive in a team environment
* Passionate about editorial content and digital media
* Voracious news and multimedia consumer with experience in creating web content, preferably in the area of current/public affairs
* Demonstrated editorial judgment and skills across a variety of media types
* Experience working with an online content management system an asset.
When applying, please include links to recent web writing and content samples.
If you are contacted for an interview, please bring your portfolio.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a current resume by the stated date and time.
For Additional information about TVO please check out our website at to access all of our web properties.
TVO is an equal opportunity employer and will endeavour to accommodate potential applicants with disabilities
throughthe Talent and Engagement office. Upon request, all job postings will be made available in alternative format.
TVO is committed to achieve a skilled workforce reflective of the population of Ontario. We thank all applicants for
their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Communications Intern for the MUHC Cancer Survivorship Program

Dr. Chaput is the leader of the Cancer Survivorship Program which, since its recent media exposure, is growing exponentially. She is thus hopeful to find an intern in communications that might be interested in working with her. The main tasks would include:

Internal and external communication write-ups
Program development
Management of web platform
Article and web-based information write-ups

Dr. Chaput is very motivated to provide the proper training and guidance to this intern regarding the program itself, which would make it an exciting opportunity for any keen and responsible intern.

We are actively looking for someone to start as soon as the end of June if at all possible and for a period of minimally 3-4 months.

Contact information:

Dr Genevieve Chaput:
Emilie Hudson (research assistant):