Two-Year Internships at Newsday

Job Openings: Two-Year Reporting Interns

Newsday, Long Island’s Pulitzer Prize-winning daily newspaper, is hiring two-year interns who will be responsible for producing web-first content by monitoring breaking news and trending stories on competitive websites and social media.

The newspaper is seeking candidates with strong writing skills and a demonstrated ability to use social media to find and promote stories. Interns will be expected to quickly and accurately produce content that will appear on the publication’s award-winning website, Newsday.com, in addition to the paper’s print edition.

Candidates for these positions must have completed a graduate or undergraduate degree within one year of participating in the program and have less than one year of professional experience in the job title for which they are applying.

The positions will be based at Newsday’s headquarters in Melville, N.Y., just over 30 miles from New York City.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and 3 to 6 clips to Long Island Desk Editor Tim Drachlis (tim [dot] drachlis [at] newsday [dot] com).

With a combined print/digital daily circulation of 437,000 daily and 495,000 Sundays, Newsday, owned by Cablevision (NYSE: CVC), ranks among the top 10 newspapers in the United States.

Add comment Posted in  Internships ,Study and Learn July 9, 2015

Executive Producer-University of Toledo

https://jobs.utoledo.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=197898

Executive Producer, Sports Video Production specialist capable of independently producing from 35- 60 UT athletic events per year for ESPN3, as well as additional content in the form of game highlights and a regular Rocket sportscast, which may include many diverse elements. This person must be well versed in collegiate revenue and Olympic sports and demonstrate an ability to develop and tell a storyline though each telecast. This person will help train students and supervise them throughout each telecast.

 

Add comment Posted in  Jobs ,Paid July 7, 2015

Technical Director-University of Toledo

https://jobs.utoledo.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=197962

The Technical Director is responsible for the technical operation of the telecast remote facility/vehicle and its connected remote venues for the ESPN3 initiative, and serve as the TD of the telecast (numbering from 35-60 UT Athletics events per year) as well as additional content in the form of game highlights and a regular Rocket sportscast, which may include many diverse elements. This person will oversee the general working order of all equipment, lighting, workstations, phone and internet ports as well as scheduled maintenance of all technical equipment, supervising and training student personnel relative to the positions they serve.

Add comment Posted in  Jobs ,Paid July 7, 2015

Senior Political Producer – Louisville, KY

Time Warner Cable’s independent channel, cn2, has an immediate opening for a Senior Political Producer. Pure Politics is a daily political show that reaches nearly 600,000 homes in Kentucky. We are searching for a motivated, driven individual with a positive attitude who is genuinely excited by politics.

The ideal candidate will be able to develop enterprise stories on a government/political beat and produce those stories in a way that is compelling for our TV and web viewers. We are looking for someone with political television reporting and/or television news producer experience. Live experience is a plus.

Add comment Posted in  Jobs ,Paid July 1, 2015

Weekday Reporter, Broadcast/Multimedia Lima, Ohio

Your  Hometown Lima, OH. Stations is looking for a Reporter/MMJ, but we are not looking for just anyone. Right attitude can open the doors to your career. This position will require covering city and county government, spot news and any other news of the day. You will have an assigned videographer but must have the capability to shoot video, write stories and edit as occasional one man/woman band will be required.  This is a unique opportunity with the 4 major networks under one roof.The job is full time, Monday-Friday, with possible vacation & holiday fill-in.  If you know Final Cut, ENPS, JVC-800 series camera, you have a step up.      

Job requires posting your stories on our website and Facebook page. Social media knowledge is helpful. Live experience and you go to the head of the class. If you can hit the ground running, you are the person I want.

Send your link, cover letter, and resume to fitz@wlio.com or DVD to address listed below. Must pass BMV background check and pass drug test if offered the job. This is a full-time position which includes health, vision and dental benefits. Please indicate in your cover letter where you saw this job posting. I look forward to hearing from you.

Your Hometown Lima Stations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Jeff Fitzgerald/ News Director

Your Hometown Lima Stations

NBC, FOX, ABC, CBS

1424 Rice Ave.

Lima OH 45805

fitz@wlio.com

Add comment Posted in  Jobs ,Paid June 12, 2015

Student Writer Needed for Marketing and Communications

The communications manager who works with Athletics, along with the College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering among other academic clients is looking for a student writer who can also help with various project management tasks.

They are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented writer who can start in the summer and be up to speed by the time things get real exciting around here in July and into the fall semester. Please contact me if I can provide further information or clarification.

More information here (note that start date will be later than listed on this document).

Contact Pete Fairbairn, Marketing & Communications 419-372-2717

Add comment Posted in  Jobs ,Paid ,Study and Learn May 20, 2015

JargonBust Internships

JargonBust is a new online media company that tells global stories by cutting through the noise. Our stories explain what is taking place around the world without having to explain how the US is or may be affected. We let you decide how these stories affect your life and the world around you.

JargonBust is looking for summer and fall interns to cover the following topics:
1. World Politics
2. The Economy
3. Business and Technology
4. Lifestyle

More information here.

Add comment Posted in  Internships May 20, 2015

New position available in Ohio for recent graduates and veteran paginators at growing design center

Gary Presley, he Assistant Director of Pagination and Copyediting at Civitas Media LLC’s Miamisburg pagination hub, said they are looking for good page designers.
From their current posting on JournalismJobs.com:
Civitas Media is recruiting paginators of varying experience to work in our Miamisburg, Ohio hub, an easy commute from Dayton or Cincinnati. Successful candidates will be creative, motivated multi-taskers with a love of great design and an eye for detail. Applicants must be familiar with InDesign or Quark and have newspaper editing experience.
Miamisburg is minutes from some of the best arts, culture, shopping and recreation the Midwest has to offer. Outdoor lovers can take advantage of the extensive bike trails, rivers, lakes and state parks. Sports fans are a short drive from some of the best NCAA, MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL and MLS games in the U.S. Dayton and Cincinnati are regularly ranked as two of the top metropolitan arts and culture destinations in the country and the cost of living can’t be beat.

We offer competitive compensation and a generous benefit package including health insurance, 401K and paid time off.  With more than 100 newspapers in 11 states there is plenty of opportunity for advancement. In the past year we’ve promoted multiple paginators to editor and reporting roles at our daily and weekly newspapers.

To apply email a cover letter, resume, references and examples of your design work to: jmullen@civitasmedia.com and gpresley@civitasmedia.com. Applications without design samples will not be considered.

 

 

Add comment Posted in  Jobs May 16, 2015

Tips on Writing Cover Letters

From Herbert Lowe at Marquette University.

I have read enough cover letters from students to know that most struggle writing them. Not all of my students seek careers in newsrooms. But almost all of them will soon need to apply for an internship, scholarship or their first job after graduation. That’s why I spend time on cover letters in my Digital Journalism I class each semester. Besides, it’s a great way to see how well they have learned AP style and to check their grammar, spelling and punctuation.

See more here.

Add comment Posted in  Tips April 25, 2015

Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Scholarships

Focus on Disability Scholarship
Presented by AWMF and Loreen Arbus Foundation
One $2,500 scholarship
Submit a creative writing piece of 750 to 1,000 words, reflecting upon the accomplishments that have taken place since ADA passed in 1990 and the differences it has made in the lives of people with disabilities.
Deadline to apply: May 1, 2015
Details and Application: bit.ly/LAScholarship15

Empowering America Scholarship
Presented by AWMF and Ford Motor Company Fund
One $3,000 Scholarship
Submit a creative and thought-provoking script for a two to three minute video celebrating the many inspiring women from the Empowering America booklet. Fall 2015
Deadline: TBD
Details and Application: bit.ly/EAScholarship15

AWMF and NCTA Scholarship
Two $3,500 scholarships
Fall 2015
Deadline and award details TBD
Details and Application: bit.ly/NCTAScholarship15

Emerging Voices Scholarship
Presented by AWMF and Ford Motor Company Fund
Three $2,000 scholarships
The winning students will provide journalistic content for AWM’s website based on pre-approved topics or prompts.
Deadline to apply: May 8, 2015
Details and Application: bit.ly/EVScholarship15

Add comment Posted in  Scholarships April 24, 2015

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