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App Deadline: 22 / 02 / 2017
App Deadline: 22 / 02 / 2017
Emerging Indigenous Reporter Intern
Journalists For Human Rights
Emerging Indigenous Reporter internship opportunities
Journalists for Human Rights is coordinating four (4) paid internship opportunities for emerging Indigenous reporters through its Indigenous Reporters Program.
2 positions at APTN as a Television Technician (junior) OR Researcher/Writer (trainee)
2 positions at Global News
1 each in APTN offices in Ottawa and Winnipeg;
2 in any of Global News' offices in Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbridge, Vancouver and Kelowna
Deadline to apply: March 30, 2015
Start Date: June 1, 2015
Duration: 3 months
The Television Technician (junior) (APTN) works under the supervision of the Director or Producer and provides support to the Studio Crew in the day-to-day production of APTN News and Current Affairs Programming while adhering to the highest journalistic standards, procedures and practices. Key responsibilities include working as a teleprompter, electronic graphics, switcher, audio, AD, studio camera operator, floor director, and editor. Also, prepping the studio prior to production, which includes lighting, camera set-up and striking the set following production.
The Researcher/Writer (trainee) (APTN) works under the direction of the Assignment Editor and gathers content for News and Current Affairs while adhering to the highest journalistic standards, procedures and practices. Key responsibilities include searching for stories; researching, developing ideas using leads/tips; pitching story ideas; interviewing sources, preparing story outlines, reviewing archives; assisting with the preparation of published stories, etc.
APTN is the first national Aboriginal television network in the world with programming by, for and about Aboriginal Peoples to share with all Canadians and viewers around the world. For the third straight year APTN has been recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and for the seventh consecutive year APTN has been recognized as Manitoba's Top 25 Employers.
About APTN Winnipeg
The APTN Winnipeg head office is a hub for national stories and community-based reporting. The Winnipeg office is heavily focused on broadcast journalism.
About APTN Ottawa
The APTN Ottawa bureau is the hub for anyone interested in covering national political news stories.
Global News is searching for a general news reporter with a wide range of solid journalism skills. Because there are opportunities in newsrooms across the country, each with a variety of needs, applicants should be able to demonstrate proficiency across a variety of formats, have a solid sense of news and superb writing skills.
About Global News
Global Television broadcasts from 11 television stations across the country, reaching 98.9% of English-speaking Canada. Global offers a programming mix of news and entertainment programs. Global airs many of the Top 10 programs in Canada, with major ratings hits such as NCIS, the reality-series Survivor, Hawaii Five-0 and The Blacklist. Global News is the news and current affairs division of Global Television Network in Canada. Global News has successful local news programs in every market and is the dominant local news organization in British Columbia. Global National, the network's early-evening newscast, garners almost a million viewers every weekday.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary media program OR a recent graduate (in the last 4 years). To apply, please send a cover letter, resume with three (3) references and samples of your work to:
Indigenous Reporters Program
For APTN, please indicate which city (Ottawa or Winnipeg) you'd like to be placed in, as well as which position you are applying for (TV Tech or Researcher).
For Global News, please indicate which city (Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbridge, Vancouver or Kelowna) you'd like to be placed in.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Application deadline: 30 / 03 / 2015