News and Announcements

Walrus Editorial Fellowship Program

Friday, 22 September 2017 09:25

The Walrus Foundation is currently accepting applications for the six-month Walrus Editorial Fellowship Program, which begins November 6, 2017, and ends May 11, 2018.

 

The Walrus Editorial Fellowship Program—a pilot project funded by the Chawkers Foundation and other like-minded donors, and administered by the charitable, non-profit Walrus Foundation—trains young professionals in editorial work, to the rigorous standards of Canada’s celebrated magazine of long-form journalism, ideas, and culture. Editorial Fellows research story ideas with editors, and fact-check and proof the content of The Walrus in print and mobile editions. Additional “desk assignments” include reviewing unsolicited submissions; monitoring and compiling web comments, tweets, and letters to the editor; gathering biographical information for the Contributors page; and assisting the online and tablet editors with digital and expanded content.

 

Editorial Fellows also have access to training seminars led by editors and staff of the Walrus Foundation, in topics ranging from copy editing and pitching to circulation and non-profit development. A full-time fellowship pays $400 per week and lasts six months.

 

To apply, please send a cover letter, your resumé, and two letters of reference to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  by 9 a.m. ET on Monday, October 2.

 

CBC News & CBC Network Talk | 2018 Winter Internship Program

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 13:49

CBC is now accepting applications for 6-week internships in Winter 2018 with:

CBC News: ​The National, News Network, On the Money, National Radio News (World at Six, The World This Hour), Syndicated Audio, CBC.ca (National Digital News Desk, Interactive, Features, Social Media, Online Toronto), Marketplace, the fifth estate, Local Toronto TV News, Local Toronto Radio Current Affairs (Metro Morning, Here and Now, Ontario Morning, Fresh Air), Parliamentary Bureau, Hamilton Bureau, Entertainment Unit, Investigative Unit, and Health, Science and Tech Unit.

CBC Network Talk: ​The Current, q, As it happens, Spark, Day 6, CBC Books, Because News, Out in the Open, Podcast Playlist, Ideas.

More information here

 

Swing Announcer Fort McMurray

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 10:34

Date: Jul 12, 2017

Location: Fort McMurray, AB, CA, T9H 2K5

At Rogers we're for supporting you on a journey to a rewarding career. Whether you're a developer, an analyst, or a customer care consultant, Rogers is the place where ideas become reality. We embrace change, and find ways to do better. And we deliver on that commitment by fostering an environment of passion and innovation for all people.

More information here

 

Scholarship for Rockyview Students: Sept. 30 deadline

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 10:43

We were very pleased to launch the official account for the Anne Beaty Memorial Scholarship on Friday. Thank you to TD Bank for their donation of $1000 to kick it off and now thanks to family and friends we are now at more than $6000. we will be giving the first $1000 scholarship this fall. To apply: http://airdrielife.com/local_life/anne-beaty-scholarship/

To donate to the scholarship fund, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Investigative Journalism Intensive - scholarship available

Friday, 23 June 2017 14:02

Overview

In the age of alt-facts, deeply researched reporting is more crucial than ever to the viability of an informed citizenry and a healthy democracy. Investigative reporters craft the stories that form the heart of our public discourse. These stories require advanced technical skills, but over the past decade, data transparency laws have been empowering all writers to explore their ideas more fully than ever before.

Banff Centre is proud to host a five-day intensive on investigative journalism with an accompanying summit. This program teaches nonfiction writers and journalists to use investigative research techniques as they create compelling narratives.

Participants will also attend a summit entitled Journalism in the Age of Illiberalism. From October 20-21, writers and journalists will gather in Banff to discuss practical next steps in the critical conversation around media and democracy.

More information and apply here

 

 

 

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