Hi all,

FYI ... the following information may be of interest....

with kind regards,
~ Trecia

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From: Shelagh Paterson <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 12:14 PM
Subject: FW: CACTUS Accepting Applications from TV Journalists Under the
Local Journalism Initiative
To: The Partnership <[log in to unmask]>

Hello all – of interest locally…


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*From: *Cathy Edwards <[log in to unmask]>
*Date: *Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 10:41 AM
*Subject: *CACTUS Accepting Applications from TV Journalists Under the
Local Journalism Initiative

For Immediate Media

*CACTUS Soliciting Applications from TV Journalists Under the Local
Journalism Initiative*

CACTUS (Ottawa, October 31, 2019)

The Canadian Association of Community Television Stations and Users
(CACTUS) is soliciting applications for 10 civic journalist positions
country-wide, under the Local Journalism Initiative announced by the
Department of Canadian Heritage on May 22nd, 2019 by the Honourable Pablo
Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism.

CACTUS represents non-profit community-owned television stations, and is
one of the Administrative Organizations chose by the Department of Canadian
Heritage to deploy journalists to media organizations in underserved

The role of the journalists to be hired is to produce civic journalism,
defined as reportage about the activities of the country’s civic
institutions (for example, courthouses, city halls, band councils, school
boards, federal Parliament or provincial legislatures) or subjects of
public importance to society.

Ideal candidates will have a strong understanding of video journalism, an
understanding of how local issues impact residents, and a passion for
storytelling and solid media production skills, especially in video. It is
equally important that the candidates understands the principles of
community based media:  they will function as the leader of a team of
volunteer community media makers who will collaboratively create
professional quality content delivered through video, web, podcasts and
social media.

CACTUS, on behalf of its partners, is seeking applications to work in the
following communities and in the specified languages:

Ashcroft, BC – English
Valemount, BC – English
Hay River, NWT – English, Dene an asset
La Ronge, Sask – English essential, Cree, Dene and Michif are assets
Neepawa, Manitoba – English
Schreiber, Ontario - English
Manitoulin Island, Ontario - English, Ojibway an asset
Rockland, Ontario – French, English
Cheticamp, Nova Scotia – French, English
Arichat, Nova Scotia - English, French

See the complete job posting on Media Job Search Canada:
<>* or on the front
page of the CACTUS web site at

These positions are funded by The Local Journalism Initiative and have been
made possible by the Government of Canada

For further information, contact Victoria Fenner, LJI Progam Director
@ (705)-279-5729 or at [log in to unmask]


*Trecia Schell*


Atlantic Provinces Library Association

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