Friday, September 24, 2010

Aboriginal youth journalist Intern Opportunity @ imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival

Aboriginal journalist Intern Opportunity: imagineNATIVE Correspondent with

Intern Op at iN with CBC

Intern Opportunity:
imagineNATIVE Correspondent with

Deadline: Friday October 8th, 2010

We have an exciting and unique career-building opportunity for one
Aboriginal youth (age 18-27) interested in gaining journalism skills at
this year's imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. Learn how to cover
special events for one of Canada's leading news sources, and gain hands on
training and invaluable job skills.

imagineNATIVE is seeking one young, Aboriginal intern who will write about
their experience at this year's imagineNATIVE Festival. Individual will be
selected to provide coverage of the 5-day festival (Oct. 20-24 in
Toronto). The individual selected will work directly with selected mentors
from CBC and mediaINDIGENA who will be providing daily live coverage of
festival events. Additionally, the selected intern will be linked to a staff that will oversee and edit their daily coverage. The selected
correspondent will be provided with an all-access pass to the festival,
and be assigned to cover select special events and screenings at the
festival. Interviews with artist will be arranged, and coverage will be
posted daily on the and websites.


* Applicants must be between the ages of 18-27;

* Applicants must be of Aboriginal background (from anywhere in the

* Applicants must be living in Toronto, or be in Toronto for the
duration of the festival (October 20-24, 2010) -- please note, subsidy
will not be provided for out of town applicants;

* Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in journalism, writing,
or film.

Application Process:

* Send your personal bio along with up to a one page explanation of
why you should be selected as the imagineNATIVE Correspondent for CBC

* Send your resume/CV outlining your experience in journalism and/or

* Send a .jpg image of yourself (if possible);

* Send your complete contact information, including email, mailing
address, and phone number. Please also include your Indigenous

Applications must be received by no later than Friday October 8th, 2010.

Applications may be emailed to, sent via
fax to 416-585-2313, or delivered to the imagineNATIVE office (by October
8th) to:

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

For further information about this opportunity, contact Kerry Potts at or (416) 585-2333.