rabble.ca is pleased to announce our sixth annual Labour Beat internship. The placement will provide the successful candidate with unique opportunities to develop a grounding in reporting on national labour issues. It will involve access to meetings, conferences, media briefings and interviews with leaders in the labour movement, and may include shadowing rabble's Parliament Hill reporter to committees and scrums.
Lori Theresa Waller was our inaugural labour reporter, bringing even more labour coverage to rabble with original stories and labour news roundups. And last year, we were joined by Meagan Gillmore, who was rabble.ca's fifth labour beat reporter. You can find Gillmore's reporting right here and all of rabble's labour coverage on our labour issue page.
The goal of the labour beat position is to equip the reporter with new skills and knowledge of the labour movement and workers' issues so that not only will there be six months of solid reporting, but years of reporting in other media outlets.
Applications for the Labour Beat reporter are due November 19 and the position is for 15 hours a week for 39 weeks. This is a paid internship.
Funding for this position was made possible through a contribution from Unifor.
More information on this position can be found on our opportunities page.
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