CityNews Montreal Intern

Type: Unpaid Internship
Organization: Citytv Montreal, part of Rogers Sports & Media
Location: 1200 McGill College, 8th floor, Montreal
& virtually from home
When: Winter or Summer 2021
Duration: January-April 2021 or May-August 2021 / min 120 hours

Deadline: November 20, 2020

CityNews Montreal is seeking a 2nd or 3rd year Journalism or Communications students to serve as interns for Winter or Summer 2021. 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, strong 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 dynamic
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 ideas;
• Book interviews;
• Assist with the research and production of topical ‘streeters’ to support current affairs
• Prepare and post materials to social media;
• Go out on the road with reporters and shadow, work together, and
• Other duties as assigned

• Be enrolled in the 2nd year (or beyond) of an undergraduate or graduate program in
broadcasting, journalism, communications or other related fields;
• Be eligible for university credit for this internship;
• Be seeking a placement under a formal, credited internship program;
• Be available weekdays or weekends for 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 fastpaced 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 November 20, send a letter of interest along with your CV, including 2 references to: indicating “CityNews Montreal Internship” in the subject field.