Sports Writer Internship - VictoriaNow

Victoria Royals owner GSL Group – which also co-owns online news platform – is opening up the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre to an exceptional intern sports reporter.

The successful candidate will be given the chance to prove themselves as part of VictoriaNow’s fast-paced newsroom while gaining invaluable on-the-job experience.

NowMedia, which is one of the fastest-growing news brands in British Columbia, will support and guide the lucky intern as they cover all things sports – and particularly the Royals – in the B.C. provincial capital.

We’d expect you to:

  • Be a student on a recognized journalism course or a recent graduate from a journalism course looking for experience

  • Have a demonstrable passion for and comprehensive knowledge of sports in BC (candidates with knowledge of the Victoria Royals will have a significant advantage)

  • Know how to write clean, accurate copy under deadline

  • Have strong communication skills

  • Be an eager, tenacious worker

  • Be open to working varied hours to cover sporting events, with a particular focus on the Victoria Royals

  • Have the ability to work alone

What you can expect:

  • This internship will begin in September and run for at least four months (a permanent position at NowMedia could be available when the term ends)

  • The successful candidate will be expected to work at NowMedia’s Victoria office in the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

  • Usual work hours will be between 8 am and 4:30 pm but could vary to accommodate the coverage of live events

If you believe this opportunity is for you, apply now and tell us why!

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