Kickstart your online presence and showcase your community with the second Summer Crew program. This is an intensive 14-week program where 14 crews from different regions receive microgrants, equipment, training and distribution support. Your City, Your Coverage. It’s time to go live!
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Passion for showcasing your community through storytelling and reporting.
Ability to develop and manage a multi-month project and follow a weekly delivery schedule.
Preference is given to those with experience livestreaming or creating user-generated content (e.g. presence on YouTube; Instagram Live; TikTok Live; Podcasting; Twitch [not gaming]; or recorded experience interviewing, hosting, or anchoring live events).
Experience with creating budgets and expense tracking/reporting.
How it works
Pitch + Plan
Feb 15 – Mar 24, 2023Your City, Your Coverage. Gear up for the second Summer Crew program! Before applying to 2023 Summer Crew, please be sure to read the Submission Guidelines and Rules.
Week of April 3, 202314 crews (teams of two) from different regions will join an intensive 14-week program and receive microgrants, livestreaming equipment, training and distribution support on TELUS Optik TV and online platforms.
Learn + Create
May 1 – Aug 30, 2023Each selected crew will produce and deliver 2 hours of locally reflective G-rated content every week from May 1 to Aug 30, 2023. Projects will be featured on select TELUS Optik TV and online platforms in 2023.