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. For more on News Now, visit chrynews.wordpress.com
Check out the role descriptions on the “Join News Now” page.
To apply to any (or multiple) of the three available positions: Email the News & Spoken Word Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org with your desired position, a statement of interest, and your resume by Friday April 4, 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.
Please note that all internships are subject to a 3-month probationary period.
CHRY 105.5FM is committed to diversity and equity. We strongly encourage applications form 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.