Write profiles of cannabis retailers in Calgary for Leafly ($300/500 words)

Leafly.ca is looking to assign writers to visit private cannabis retailers in the city to interview the owners/operators and profile the retail experience, selection of cannabis products, accessories, and ancillary items. Rate: $300 for 500 words. To apply, please send an email to liora.ipsum@leafly.com with the subject line: Cannabis in Calgary. Include no more than two paragraphs about yourself in


PitchFest This week-long (Nov. 19 – Nov. 24) event includes a 90-minute “How to Pitch to Magazines” seminar, two opportunities to workshop your ideas, and the main event: a chance to pitch your story ideas to editors at some of the province’s finest magazines. For emerging writers and experienced freelancers alike, flex your writing muscles

C.A. MacLean Bursary Foundation – Internship Program

The C.A. MacLean Foundation is sponsoring ten-week internships. The internship program will allow students to learn first-hand the importance of community journalism, working alongside the editors, reporters and photographers of the community newspapers in Alberta or Northwest Territories.  All AWNA member newspapers are eligible to apply to participate in the internship program, with newspapers being chosen by

Cannabis reporter needed for tomorrow, October 17

Leafly.com,  is launching its Canadian edition this week, along with province-specific pages. Their mission includes cannabis education and some really interesting story angles on Canadian culture with the infusion of legal cannabis. More timely though: Liora is looking for a reporter(s) to cover legalization day tomorrow in Calgary, attending an open store and contributing to a

The National Student Investigative Reporting Network (NSIRN): Call for Project Team members. (3rd and 4th year students)

We have an exciting opportunity for senior students. This year Mount Royal joined the National Student Investigative Reporting Network, which is hosted and facilitated by the Institute for Investigative Reporting at Concordia University, Montreal. We are looking for three more student members to join our reporting team. Students will use advanced research methods to investigate a health

New course offering: Civic Innovation, Winter 2019

– Are you interested in what is happening to your city and what Calgary’s New Economy looks like? – Are you interested in networking with some of our city’s most innovative leaders, mentors and coaches? – Or, possibly you are interested in exploring the intersection of one of Calgary’s emerging industry clusters and its influence

Temporary Photographer needed for Cochrane Eagle

Our photographer at the Cochrane Eagle is going away for a month and a half, from Oct. 18 to Nov. 30. We’re interested in hiring a freelance photographer to shoot two days per week for us while she’s gone. Usually, the days are Fridays and Saturdays. It’s about $150 per shift. Know anyone who might be

CBC Joan Donaldson scholarship. 

We are beginning our search for applicants for the CBC Joan Donaldson scholarship. What is it? A tremendous paid internship with CBC that could see you work in a variety of Canadian CBC outlets during the spring and summer of 2019 What would I get out of it? Exciting and hands-on experience from a team of dedicated and innovative

Research Assistant: Collegiate Local News Study

We are looking for a research assistant to help us over the 2018- 2019 academic year. We are examining how journalism program publications may help to fill local news gaps. Last year we undertook a survey with 10 faculty supervisors/editors at various Canadian journalism schools. This year we’d like to expand the participation of this

Study Abroad in Mexico

Applications for Mexico 2019 are being accepted right now! Click here for more information or contact Brad Clark at bclark@mtroyal.ca. View work from past MRU Mexico field schools here: http://mrumexico.ca/