Job Opportunities

Journalism Interns

Reporter

True North is a digital media startup in search of an intern to write news articles and to seek out exclusive news stories. 

The ideal candidate can demonstrate exceptional writing skills, is familiar with journalistic practices and has experience in politics or media. 

This position is a work-from-home position. Applicants will need to work evenings and weekends as required. 

True North interns are paid for their work.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Writing between 10-15 news articles per week.
  • Following the True North writing guide.
  • Seeking out exclusive news stories.
  • Viewing news from the mainstream media with a critical lens, in order to “find the other side of the story.”
  • Ability to accept healthy criticism and constantly improve writing skills.

EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • No journalism degree required.
  • Experience in politics or media is an asset.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently. 

Please email a writing sample and CV to info@truenorthcanada.com.

Video Editor

True North is a digital media startup in search of an intern to assist with video editing and production. The successful applicant will be responsible for editing video podcasts, monologue segments, interviews, and livestreams, coordinating with high-profile talent and our social media team. 

The ideal candidate is familiar with Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Suite and other video editing software. 

This position is a work-from-home position and applicants will preferably have their own computer equipment. Applicants will need to work evenings and weekends as required. 

True North interns are paid for their work.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Editing footage submitted by talent.
  • Adding graphics for videos using premade templates. 
  • Clipping written content to provide context in videos.
  • Adding stock footage, b-roll, and images to videos.
  • Correcting colour and audio of filmed material.
  • Creating images and motion graphics. 
  • Managing livestreams.
  • Working with talent and staff within the company to maintain quality levels.
  • Consulting on video production tasks and reevaluating production workflows as needed. 

EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Experience with video production. 
  • Fluency with Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Suite or any other relevant video software.
  • Moderate experience with graphic design. 
  • Moderate experience with motion graphics. 
  • Some experience with streaming video and livestreaming. 
  • Experience in videography is an asset. 
  • Experience in politics or media is an asset. 
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently. 

Please email CV to info@truenorthcanada.com.