Call for CBC Correspondent

Call for CBC Correspondent

Apply NOW for the imagineNATIVE + CBC internship 2013

Application Deadline: 5:00pm EDT, Friday September 20/13

imagineNATIVE and CBC are seeking one young Aboriginal journalist (19-35yrs) for an exciting and unique career-building opportunity with CBC.ca/arts (www.cbc.ca/news/arts). This week-long internship will run from October 16th through Oct 20th, 2013 and will be flexible regarding work and school schedules.

The selected intern will assume the role of the Festival Correspondent, learning how to file copy, photos and videos with CBC.ca/arts while covering special events and screenings at the 14th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival (October 16th- 20th) in Toronto. As Festival Correspondent, the intern will receive an All-Access pass to the Festival, be connected to imagineNATIVE’s Publicist to arrange interviews with artists, and will work directly with experienced individuals from CBC.ca/arts who will offer guidance in posting daily reports to the website. A per diem will be provided during the five-day festival by imagineNATIVE.

 Requirements:

  • Applicants must be between the ages of 19-35yrs;
  • Applicants must be of Aboriginal background (from Canada);
  • Applicants must be living in, or be in, Toronto for the duration of the internship
    (subsidy will not be provided for out of town applicants);
  • Applicants must have a demonstrated interest and basic experience in journalism, writing, or media arts.

Note: If you are enrolled in school or employed, this internship will accommodate your schedule.

 Application Process:

  • Send your personal bio along with a one page (maximum) explanation of why you should be selected;
  • Send your resume/CV outlining your experience in journalism and/or media arts;
  • Send a .jpg image of yourself (if possible);
  • Send your complete contact information, including email, mailing address, and phone number. Please include your Aboriginal affiliation.

Applications may be emailed to info@imagineNATIVE.org with “CBC Correspondent” listed in the subject line, or delivered to the imagineNATIVE office:

ATTN: Correspondent Selection Committee
imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 349
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 3A8

Applications must be received by no later than 5:00pm EDT, Friday September 20th, 2013. Late applications will not be considered.

 

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