The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to welcome Reanna Julien, Caleb Hooper and Sophie Palmer-Still to work as post-secondary student interns for the fall semester.
Julien will be assisting with the diversity survey, Hooper will be helping with awards and conference planning and Palmer-Still will be working on communications. The interns will also be working together assisting with the CAJ’s advocacy efforts.
Julien is in her final year of a Bachelor of Journalism with a minor in Law at Carleton University. A freelance reporter currently based in Ottawa, she has written for the Charlatan, Carleton’s independent newspaper, Capital Current and the Canadian Baseball Network. In 2021, she won an Emerge Media Award (EMA) for a written word: opinion piece. In her freetime, Julien enjoys reading, in addition to watching and talking about sports. You can find her on Twitter @julienreanna.
Hooper is an undergraduate fourth-year journalism student at Toronto Metropolitan University. Situated in Barrie, Ontario, he is a reporter for TMU’s On The Record News, learning the ins and outs of the newsroom. As a passionate storyteller, musician and content creator, Hooper aims to develop engaging content grounded in truth. In his spare time he enjoys lifting weights in the gym and being surrounded by loved ones. You can find him on Twitter or Instagram @oh.cabes.
Palmer-Still is in her final year of a Journalism and Communications Diploma at Holland College. Originally from the U.K., she previously worked in television and publishing before moving to Prince Edward Island to study. Alongside her studies, Palmer-Still freelances by writing stories for the East coast publication Saltwire. She loves reading and on weekends works in an independent Charlottetown bookstore. You can find her on Twitter @Sophie_P_S.
The Canadian Association of Journalists is a professional organization with 1300 members across Canada. The CAJ’s primary roles are public-interest advocacy work and professional development for its members.
For more information contact:
Brent Jolly, CAJ president – 289-387-3179, firstname.lastname@example.org