Digital Media/IT Intern

Wawatay News/Wawatay News Online
Digital Media/IT Intern

Location: Timmins
Start Date: TBD
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Hours: 35 hours/week

This is a PAID internship opportunity for 1-year

The Digital Media/IT Intern will:

Assist the CEO on the daily operations of Wawatay Communications Society. This will include:

• Maintaining Wawatay News Online
• Making adjustments to the backend of Wawatay News Online
• Creation of streaming service
• Maintenance of the WRN (Radio) streaming services online
• Creation and maintenance of a new network and servers responsible for broadcasting and providing access to
• Assist CEO with daily operations of Wawatay
• Other duties as assigned

Division of Responsibilities:

The Intern will participate in the development of the streaming service and server installation. The intern will participate in technology training exercises with Wawatay’s IT Department. The Intern will also assist the CEO on the daily operations of Wawatay.


The ideal candidate will have:
• A minimum 2-year degree or diploma in the field of Information Technology, Computer Studies, Network Management or Video production or film and television or related field
• Knowledge of Drupal
• Knowledge of Ojibway, Oji-Cree and Cree culture and communities in the Wawatay service area
• Ability to work in a PC or Mac computer environment and a working knowledge of programs used for audio and video editing, as well as an ability to use digital audio/video equipment
• A valid Ontario driver’s license
• The ability to speak and write in Ojibway, Oji-Cree or Cree would be an asset

Preference will be giving to First Nations applicants. Please no phone calls.

To apply send your resume and cover letter to:

Chris Kornacki

Wawatay Communications Society
Job Location: 
POINT (-81.3304953 48.4758208)