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Video Journalism Intern

Thursday, 30 July 2015 14:27

Arc Reactions Inc. - Calgary, AB

This is an unpaid internship position.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing, and talented audio/video production and copywriting intern to join our team working for Calgary is Green. The "isGreen" project is a community-driven initiative designed to bring individuals, organizations, and businesses together to create and share ideas on how to make our cities more sustainable, energy efficient, and ecologically sound.

More information here


Interviewing tips from Mashable founder:

Friday, 26 June 2015 08:26

Interview Insider: How to Get Hired at Mashable

The digital media company is looking to double in size over the next year.

Read more here.


CAFE Spring Soirée!

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 08:47

Dear friends of CAFE,

Come and celebrate the arrival of spring with your fellow editors, writers, and literati at the CAFE Spring Soirée! It will be an evening of socializing, networking, and fun with members of Calgary's editing and writing community.

DATE: Thursday, June 11, 2015

TIME: 7:00 pm—10:00 pm

VENUE: The King and I Restaurant, 822 11th Ave SW

PARKING: Plenty of street parking around the building

TICKETS: $15 for CAFE members, $20 for non-members

More information here


Video News Production- Transitions Online's newest journalism course

Friday, 15 May 2015 09:35

Date: August 1, 2015 – August 10, 2015
Location: Prague, Czech Republic

This comprehensive, hands-on video news production course will teach you the skills necessary to create professional video news stories suitable for all video news operations: television, newspaper websites and stand-alone internet/mobile news sites. You will be working in a real-world situation with typical newsroom deadlines to meet.

The course will be taught by two award-winning professionals – a veteran network news reporter-producer and a multifaceted video editor and director.

Below is a team video projection project for Anglo-American University's 2014 summer course Broadcast News & Video Production, 2014, taught by Stephani Shelton & Frank Herold.

More information here

This study abroad course may not be transferable to MRU. If you are interested in doing this course, contact your program chair to discuss it.


Deadline Extended to May 31st! Youth Media Award competition with Amnesty International!

Monday, 11 May 2015 09:57

I'm a volunteer Youth Organizer from Amnesty International Canada, a non-profit human rights organization. I contacted you about a month ago to share an exciting opportunity for youth and students to participate in Amnesty International's Media Award competition.

This is the first year we've presented an award designated for youth only. The Youth Media Award will be included in our annual Amnesty International Media Awards that have been presented for excellence in journalism about human rights since 1995.

Read more: Deadline Extended to May 31st! Youth Media Award competition with Amnesty International!


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