There are jobs in journalism


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Worried about entering journalism as a profession when the industry is changing and during a recession? 450 jobs being advertised right now in Canada in media.

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There are jobs in journalism

  1. 1. Journalism school 2010Centennial College<br />
  2. 2. I’m scared …<br /><ul><li>that there are no jobs out there now, and that there won’t be any journalism jobs when I graduate.
  3. 3. Am I going into a field that is dying because of the Internet, social media etc?</li></li></ul><li>There are jobs! <br />
  4. 4. Reporters<br />Photographers<br />Online editors<br />Radio news writers<br />Social media journalists<br />Assignment editor for TV<br />Magazine editor<br />TV hosts<br />Sports reporters<br />
  5. 5. Mainstream Media is hiring <br />So are non traditional media <br />CBC and CTV and Rogers and Shaw and Corus and Astral <br />Sun Media, Metroland (Torstar), Sullivan Entertainment, Bloomberg, National Post <br />
  6. 6. Postings last week for over 450 jobs in Canada:<br />17 online/social media<br />5 broadcasting <br />28 print (Jeff Gaulin’s website)<br />107 broadcasting<br />44 magazine<br />26 newspaper<br />60 graphics/web (<br />52 radio announcing or sales (Milkman Unlimited)<br />11 broadcasting (Rogers)<br />3 publishing (Rogers)<br />17 CTV globemedia Television jobs<br />CBC 42 radio and tv<br />
  7. 7. You can stay in Ontario…<br />
  8. 8. Who is hiring ?<br />Yahoo -Toronto -weekends (day) plus on call<br />In this position you will create custom editorial features for the Canada Front Pages using engaging headlines, leads, and supporting assets. You will build fresh and compelling experiences that are tailored to key audience segments and aligned with the Canadian Press style and the Yahoo! Editorial Style Guide. <br />
  9. 9. Salon Magazine -Toronto<br />Associate Editor for Salon Magazine, Canada’s leading magazine for the professional beauty industry. <br />A formal education in journalism is required. Experience in magazines must be no less than two years. Computer skills include working knowledge of Mac OS 10 Leopard, MS Office suite and Adobe InDesign. Some travel and weekend work along with the ability and desire to make decisions on your own and within a group are also required. Light photographic skills, photo editing skills and French language skillsare an asset<br />
  10. 10. Corus Entertainment TV Host<br />If you look 18-25, are enthusiastic and motivated, love movies and are comfortable being in front of a camera<br />we’d like to hear from you.<br /> As a host you’ll have the opportunity to express your natural comedic tone and style while doing interviews, <br />writing scripts, and while <br />working with the production team to develop ideas and help drive the creative direction of the show.<br />This is a Toronto-based, non-Actra, contract position. <br />REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:<br /> * Ability to research and write entertaining segments<br /> * Strong ability to understand and thoroughly enjoy the sensibilities of viewers<br /> * A unique on-camera look with a personality to match<br /> * Energetic, hardworking, good collaborator<br /> * Acting or improv skills, good comedic timing<br /> * Organized, excellent people skills, highly self-motivated and self-supervised with excellent <br />time management skills<br /> leading to high productivity<br />TORONTO based.<br />
  11. 11. Rogers sportsnet<br />Executive producer- Rogers Sportsnet Digital Media<br />. The Executive Producer is responsible for overseeing, assigning and approving all digital content, whether video or other editorial, for and all Rogers Sportsnet digital properties.<br />
  12. 12. Or move to another province <br />where it costs less <br />and you can be a big fish in a small pond..<br />do more..<br />make your mistakes..<br />get experience… <br />and become more valuable<br />
  13. 13. Devon Dispatch, Edmonton<br />Reporter/photographer.<br />Owned by Sun Media. <br />The position requires, but is not limited to, coverage of local government, education, health, sports and community events. The position would require the reporter to cover news events and features as directed by the editor, maintain a good working relationship with stakeholders in the community, upload content to the website, maintain the Twitter account and is responsible for layout of the paper every week.<br />At least 10 stories and photos per week!<br />Will train a recent grad.<br />
  14. 14. News1130 is looking for a weekend Reporter/weekday Web Writer who will perform the following:<br />VANCOUVER<br />As a Reporter:<br /> * Develop compelling stories as assigned by the Editor.<br /> * Conduct and edit news interviews, write scripts and broadcast finished product in a timely and professional manner.<br /> * Broadcast live from news events on an as needed basis.<br /> * Bring story ideas to the table on a daily basis.<br /> * Maintain focus on target audience when covering stories.<br /> * Story development, investigating and researching a broad range of issues.<br /> * Be available for emergency coverage at all times, and be available to be trained as emergency relief <br />for the anchor/editor/traffic positions.<br />As a Web Writer:<br />* At the direction of the shift editor, post stories to that are factually correct and constructed<br /> properly in terms of spelling, grammar, and punctuation.<br /> * Ensure those web stories have the correct pictures and links attached.<br /> * Ensure the website is updated in a timely fashion with the latest information.<br /> * At the direction of the shift editor, send out Breaking News Alerts and Tweets from the News1130 Twitter account.<br /> * Be fluent in all forms of social media and be proactive in using social media to improve the profile of News1130, <br />including interacting with News1130 listeners/readers online.<br /> * The successful candidate will work a Wednesday to Sunday week but will be available for <br />other days/times and statutory holidays at the discretion of the News Director.<br />
  15. 15. Nepean this week/Barhaven this week<br />In Ottawa. Associate Editor<br />Duties will include story, photo and video assigning, copy editing, layout of pages, proofreading, news and opinion writing and uploading content to the website on a daily basis.<br />
  16. 16. Mobile multi media journalist<br />The Edmonton Sun is looking for an energetic, experienced multimedia journalist to fill a full-time vacancy in our news department.<br />Qualifications: The successful applicant should have daily newspaper experience, be well-versed in multimedia, including video, <br />have a genuine interest in news and breaking news and have a passion for winning.<br />A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package will be provided.<br />
  17. 17. Where are our recent grads working -- class of June 2010?<br />
  18. 18. Victoria Wells, <br /> National Post - Columnist<br />
  19. 19. Ryan Sang - CTV Calgary<br />Formerly with Global TV Regina<br />
  20. 20. Khalid Magram: FIFA World Cup blogger Toronto Star<br />
  21. 21. Tom Stoukas -- <br />left Cold Lake Alberta newspaper for Bloomberg News, Athens Greece<br />
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