Internship: CityNews Montreal

Title: CityNews Montreal Intern
Type: Unpaid Internship
Organization: Citytv Montreal, part of Rogers Media Inc.
Location: 1200 McGill College, 8th floor, Montreal, QC
When: Fall 2020
Duration: September to December 2020 / minimum 120 hours
Deadline: August 11, 2020

Internship Summary
CityNews Montreal is seeking a 2nd or 3rd year Journalism or Communications students to serve as interns for Fall 2020. 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 segments;
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 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 fast-paced 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 August 11, send a letter of interest along with your CV, including 2 references to: indicating “CityNews Montreal Internship” in the subject field.