TVM TV Internships

TVM TV Internships

Categories: Television / Host / Journalism

Contact: The Vocalist Magazine TV
372 Sainte Catherine West, Suite121 – Montreal, QC

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:
• 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:


About The Vocalist Magazine TV:
The Vocalist Magazine TV is a web channel featuring the best of Montreal’s underground and independent music scene. Dedicated to revealing emerging artists, performers, lifestyles and subcultures. The Vocalist Magazine TV features the Montreal’s underground bands, indie culture, music industry and more.

Summer 2016 editorial internships at is one of the success stories of Canadian independent journalism, publishing news and columns by some of the best writers of the left, and providing exposure to new writers. You can read, hear and watch them in our original news, opinion, blogs, books, podcast and video sections, and on our moderated discussion board, babble! Since’s inception in 2001, our readership has grown by leaps and bounds while maintaining a loyal core readership: we get up to 450,000 unique visitors monthly, and we are growing. isn’t your typical media. We operate on a shoestring budget — our annual budget is less than the salary of a single news anchor in some bigger media outlets. We’re an incorporated not-for-profit organization funded by readers and sustaining partners, and fuelled by activist energy. is run by passionate media professionals who work part-time and give their all to bring you the news and views that matter. is currently seeking part-time volunteer editorial interns for summer 2016 — please see descriptions of each below. Our internships meet the standards laid out by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, which are outlined here:
Although our internships meet the standards to protect young workers, as a progressive news source, seeks to push well beyond what is considered fair and compensates interns according to our means. To recognize that interns are valued and appreciated, we offer a $500 honourarium following the successful completion of each internship.

Applications are due by Friday, April 15, 2016 at 5 p.m. EST.

As rabble operates in a virtual office environment, interns may be located anywhere in the country and will work from home; positions run through August 2016.

Candidates for the internship positions described below should have the following qualifications:

• Familiarity with;
• High level of responsibility, ability to meet deadlines and to work independently and with accuracy and attention to detail;
• Awareness of current affairs and of social justice movements;
• Experience working in a virtual environment preferable.

Internship 1: News writing and editing

The successful candidate will work one-on-one with rabble editors and participate in some of the daily tasks involved in producing the site. In addition, the candidate will be expected to pitch news stories, take regular news-writing assignments, assist with maintenance of our event listings page and work with the news editor to prepare articles for publication. The news intern will also gain experience in research and fact checking. Strong writing, editing and research skills are a must, as are an interest in current affairs and the ability to meet quick deadlines. You will have the opportunity to produce original feature and news material, learn and develop editing skills, and work closely with a group of committed media producers and journalists at one of Canada’s most innovative media websites.

Time commitment required: 10 hours per week; location of supervising editor: Brooklyn

Your location is not important but your access to the Internet and ability to meet regularly by Skype or telephone is essential.

Please send your resume and one-page covering letter describing your qualifications and why you’d like this position to news coordinator Kaitlin McNabb c/o Please note “news internship 2016” in the subject line.

Internship 2: Blogs

This position will focus on developing editorial, writing and publishing skills under the supervision of’s blogs coordinator.

This is a writing internship. The successful candidate for this position knows their nominatives from their datives, but more importantly knows how to use them beautifully. They fiercely believe the blog is the purest form of journalism. They acknowledge that language can oppress as easily as it can liberate because they have social justice written on their bones. They carry a chip on their shoulder when it comes to stories on post-secondary education issues — labour, tuition, debt, teaching — and aren’t shy about letting everyone know it. The more chips, the better, in fact. They love independent media and want to make it better.

This is also an editing internship. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn and participate in every aspect of a variety of editorial and publishing duties including: curating a blog on post-secondary education, tracking down potential reprints; enlisting writers for original articles; attending weekly story meetings with pitches in hand; proofreading submissions; and immersing themselves in the editorial culture of

The successful candidate will commit, on average, 8-10 hours per week, including bi-weekly check-ins with the main supervising staff member. This supervisor is based in Victoria, B.C., but a versatile intern with experience working in a digital world can accomplish their duties from anywhere.

Time commitment required: 10 hours per week; location of main supervisor: Victoria

Please send resume and one-page covering letter describing your qualifications and why you would like this position to blogs coordinator Michael Stewart c/o Please note “rabble blogs internship 2016” in the subject line.

We thank all candidates for their application, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Energy and Mines is an Ottawa based B2B communications company that aims to accelerate the use of renewable energy in the mining sector around the world.

Through our international summits, hubsite and newsletter we aim to connect renewable energy developers, suppliers and service providers with mine energy decision makers.

For the past three years we have built an excellent reputation and brand which we plan to reinforce with the launch of a new Energy and Mines publication.

We are looking for a bright, motivated, hard-working journalist to help launch and run this publication as well as strengthen our other editorially driven products – year book, guides, market reports. This is an exciting and challenging role – perhaps for a recently qualified journalist looking for that amazing break.

Your responsibilities:

researching and writing stories, features and reports;
writing and editing in our house style;
ensuring work is well written, accurate and submitted to deadline;
conducting interviews, either in person or remotely;
taking an active role in our conferences and becoming a recognized industry source;
generating ideas for stories that will build our brand and attract sponsors;
keeping up to date with trends and developments in energy and mining;
leading on content promotion online and through social and business networks;
working with the sales team and sponsors to generate commercially viable content.
Your skills:

excellent writing skills;
a proactive approach to investigating and good research skills;
determination and persistence;
strong interpersonal skills;
an interest in renewable energy and mining;
IT skills associated with writing and publishing;
ability to take direction, learn quickly, work independently;
Spanish language skills would be an advantage.
Education / experience

a good degree from a reputable university plus a post-graduate journalism qualification is preferred;
we will also consider a straight journalism degree;
pre-entry experience, either paid or unpaid, is also essential.
Please don’t apply if you do not have journalism qualifications
What we offer

We offer a competitive salary, lots of responsibility, a good work environment, dogs in the office, travel (Chile, Africa, UK), company health plan, good vacation package and we are nice people to work with.

What you do next?

If this sounds of interest and you are suitably qualified check out our websites and send a CV with a covering letter explaining why this is of interest and what you can bring to the role. Please also send one example of your written work.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 /year

Shaw media internships for students with disabilities

The opportunity represents summer internship(s) available at Shaw Media for students with disabilities enrolled in a program of study related to broadcasting, radio and television arts, or broadcast journalism. Hopefully it will help open doors to great industry experience and possibly even more.

The internship(s) will also be promoted through the Access Centre for Students with Disabilities and the Institute for Co-operative Education.
Shaw Media Internships for Students with Disabilities
The Shaw Media Internships for Students with Disabilities are a series of internships designed to encourage and aid Canadian talent in establishing or furthering a career in the Canadian broadcast industry. These annual internships reflect Shaw Media’s commitment to the diversity of talent and perspectives that comprise our ever-changing Canadian culture.

These annual internships, valued at approximately $10,000 each, are offered to Canadian students with disabilities. The recipients will receive a challenging opportunity to work in private television in pursuit of a career in broadcasting. The students will be placed in three to four month paid internships at one of our Global television stations, or our Specialty television facility.
Applications for Summer 2016 internships will be due by March 18th, 2016.
• Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
• A student with a disability;
• Demonstrated interest in, and aptitude for, a career in the broadcast industry;
• Strong English language communication skills;
• Be in good academic standing;
• Currently enrolled in full-time studies at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution in the field of broadcasting, radio and television arts, or broadcast journalism
• Students must be returning to their studies following the internship, or have completed their program of study no earlier than April 2015.
In support of your application please submit the following:
• Completed application form;
• Proof of current registration in full time radio and television arts or broadcast journalism program at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution;
• Copy of official transcript of marks from most recent educational institution;
• Resume of recent or relevant work experience;
• One page typewritten statement, 500 words or less, outlining your educational and career goals;
• Three typewritten letters of reference (e.g. teacher, employer);
• Completed Health Care Provider information form.
• If applicant does not meet the eligibility criteria, the application will be disqualified;
• Applications from those who have already participated in a Shaw Media/Canwest internship will not be considered;
• Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted;
• Judging decisions are final;
• There will be no cash substitutions for the award or any portion thereof.
• The recipient will intern at one of Shaw Media’s broadcast properties (Global or Specialty) and will be paid on a salary basis for a period of 3-4 months;
• The intern must be willing and able to relocate to any one of the Shaw Media broadcast properties if necessary. Location of internship will be determined by Shaw Media;
• Should relocation from the recipient’s current place of residence be required, an allotment of up to $1200 may be granted for moving expenses, and will be paid directly to the recipient after submission of receipts;
• Recipient will intern in an entry level position within an area determined by Shaw Media. Determined based upon the interests and skills of the intern and the requirements of Shaw Media.

Your application will be considered by a cross-Canada panel that includes representation from Shaw Media, the broadcast industry, and Lights, Camera, Access! Please note that finalists may be required to participate in a qualifying interview (telephone or in person) before an ultimate selection is made. Judging decisions are final.

Shaw Media Internships for Global Newsrooms
Shaw Media offers Internship opportunities in our Global Newsrooms across the country. The placements are for students enrolled in a Journalism, Radio and Television or other Media-related course who require an internship for credit as part of their program. The 4 – 6 week unpaid internship allows the student to gain practical experience in a fast-paced newsroom and the opportunity to experience what it is like to work in the broadcast field. Students interested in an internship at one of our Global Stations should send their resume to the e-mail address for their region.












Writer for Parkdale CLC (internship)

The Parkdale School Community Learning Center (CLC) is looking for an intern to help create a narrative of the last year and a half of operation (projects, events, activities). Data, testimonials, and project notes await a storyteller who can weave facts into blog posts, press releases, and media-ready stories. Contact Katherine Dimas, Community Development Coordinator, by email if you are interested.