NEWS NOW is CHRY’s community news program with a critical perspective; live every Monday – Friday at 5-6pm broadcasting to the North Toronto region, the campus of York University and on the web. CHRY 105.5 FM is looking for critical and creative minds to join the only collective alternative news radio program in Toronto. We offer FREE broadcast skills training in: writing/voicing, interviewing, audio editing and sound design.
As an alternative news outlet, News Now works as a team to collectively share skills and tasks among ourselves. We are committed to challenging ourselves and analyzing our stories individually and at our weekly story meetings using a consensus-based decision making model.
To apply to any (or multiple) of the three available positions: Email the News & Spoken Word Coordinator at email@example.com with your desired position, a statement of interest, and your resume by Wednesday January 15th, 2014. Statement of interest should specifically address your interest in community media and the CHRY mission and mandate, which can be found at http://www.chry.fm. This internship requires 8 hours/week and is unpaid, but can be recognized as course credit or community work if appropriate. For more information on the positions available, checkout our Join News Now page.
CHRY 105.5FM is committed to diversity and equity. We strongly encourage applications from women; people of colour; members of racial and/or ethnic minorities; First Nations people; people with disabilities and lesbian, bisexual, gay, transsexual, transgendered, two-spirited and queer-identified people.