Social Media Story Tellers and Conference Volunteers Wanted

 

The RTDNA has a number of exciting volunteer opportunities for journalism students at the upcoming National Conference on May 25-26, 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel Toronto, ON.

 

Are you a social media trailblazer?

This is an exciting volunteer opportunity for journalism students to provide social media coverage at the conference. You will have access to the finest electronic and digital news journalists in Canada and the opportunity to tell the best stories each day from a content-rich program.

Unless specified below there will be some minimal time required in the weeks before the conference.   

We are seeking six (6) individuals to fill the following roles:

  • Twitter Reporters
  • Facebook Live Interviewer/Reporter
  • Facebook Updates
  • Social Media moderator (May 25-26 only

Essential Requirements:

  • Be a student enrolled in a Journalism program
  • Proficient with Twitter, Facebook
  • Turn around information concisely succinctly and accurately
  • Have solid news judgment

 

Conference Volunteers

This is a wonderful opportunity for younger J-school students to join the conference in a supporting role at the registration desk. Help check in attendees, answer questions and assist wherever there is a need. Through this role you will have access to the finest electronic and digital news journalists in Canada.

Volunteers will only be required for the conference days of May 25-26.

We are seeking two (2) individuals to fill the role.

Essential Requirements:

  • Be a student enrolled in a Journalism program
  • Proficient with Twitter, Facebook,
  • Turn around information concisely succinctly and accurately
  • Have solid news judgment

 

If you are interested please send your resume, a cover letter and a reference letter to Kym Geddes, News Director News Talk 1010 – kym.geddes@bellmedia.ca  @kym_geddes

 

Closing Date: April 20, 2018

 

For further information about the RTDNA National conference please visit our website www.rtndacanada.com

 

RTDNA Canada is the voice of electronic and digital journalists and news managers in Canada. The members of RTDNA Canada recognize the responsibility of broadcast journalists to promote and to protect the freedom to report independently about matters of public interest and to present a wide range of expressions, opinions and ideas.  The RTDNA Canada Code of Ethics, adopted by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, is used to measure fairness and accuracy in our profession.

For more information, contact Jennifer Nguyen at (604) 681-2153 or info@rtdnacanada.com or Kym Geddes at kym.geddes@bellmedia.ca

 

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