Media Jobs

Radio Apprenticeship Program , First Voice Media
Posted on April 7, 2014
Deadline: April 11, 2014

First Voice Media is an intensive radio apprenticeship program at KPFA-FM

www.kpfaapprentice.org

The Apprenticeship program offers a unique opportunity to learn media in a multicultural environment with a social justice agenda. You will be rewarded with dope media skills. But more importantly you will be connected with a long legacy of community-dedicated visionaries who will help you keep your eye on the prize.

-Weyland Southon - Hard Knock Radio, Father Figures

First Voice Media is building a lasting institution for women, people of color and under-resourced communities to learn media skills and gain access to radio as a means of empowerment using mass communications and art.

Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00pm – 9:30pm at KPFA. Apprentices are also asked to spend one business day a week working to gain administrative and production experience.

Applications are due on April 11th at 5:00pm.

Download an application at kpfaapprentice.org

"The Apprenticeship program made a considerable contribution to my understanding of radio production and radio production environments

-Robin Gianatassio-Malle – Executive Producer – Forum - KQED

Because affirmative action is about creating equality and healing divisions.

Full Time Lecturer , SF State Journalism Department
Posted on April 3, 2014

The Journalism Department at San Francisco State University invites applicants capable of teaching upper- and lower-division courses to apply for a Visiting Lecturer position.

Journalism department courses to be taught by this position include:

(a) An advanced writing course
(b) Reporting, and
(c) one or more of the following areas: data journalism, student publication advisor, cultural diversity, editing, social impact of journalism.

This is a non-tenure appointment for a single academic year beginning August 2014 and ending May 2015. The position has the rank of Lecturer and carries a teaching load of 3 or 4 courses per semester.

The position requires full involvement in the undergraduate program including weekly office hours and regular participation in departmental meetings and events.

The minimum requirements for this position are:

• A BA/BS degree
• College level experience teaching journalism
• Experience in online, print or broadcast news.

Preferred:

The ideal candidate will have a record of distinguished professional journalism.

Preference given to those with college teaching that engages and encourages students to think beyond traditional concepts of media. Preference also is to those who hold a Master’s degree in journalism or a related field.

Applicants with outstanding professional experience or creative achievement are urged to apply, as are those experienced in working with and instructing a culturally diverse student population.

Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and the names of three references to cazocar@sfsu.edu.

Review of applications will begin April 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

Technical Services Manager, Radio and Television Services , Indiana University
Posted on April 2, 2014
Deadline: April 10, 2014

Job #:
10635

Title:
Technical Services Manager, Radio and Television Services

Job Rank:
PAE3FC

Department:
Radio and Television Services

Locations:
Bloomington


Job Listing Description & Qualifications Page

10635 - Technical Services Manager, Radio and Television Services

Job Summary: Serves as liaison engineer in the updating, planning and integration of HD digital video production facilities and as Engineer-in-Charge (EIC) on studio and remote productions. Assists in the production and operations planning; establishes technical procedures and methods; and evaluates and recommends equipment for purchase.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree, three years of broadcast experience, and significant experience with Windows network system.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

Excellent mechanical skills and ability to troubleshoot issues. Strong communication and organizational skills including ability to deal with project deadlines; demonstrated customer service attitude; and understanding of production procedures.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering; experience in design, integration, operation, and maintenance of HD digital video facilities; knowledge of video tape machines, broadcast video and audio servers, and computer editing systems.

NOTE: This is a full-time, exempt, professional staff position, eligible for all full-time IU staff benefits. More information may be found here.

Salary: depending on the extent of relevant experience.
Apply online at: www.jobs.iu.edu
Applications accepted until April 10, 2014, or until position is filled.


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Associate/Assistant/Full Professor , Stony Brook University, School of Journalism
Posted on March 26, 2014

Campus Description: Stony Brook University has established itself as one of America's most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and a leader in health education, patient care and research. Listed among the top 1 percent of all universities in the world by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Stony Brook is home to more than 24,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island's premier academic medical center and teaching hospital. With 603 beds, Stony Brook Hospital is the region's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Descriptive Title: Associate/Assistant/Full Professor

REF#: F-8524-14-03
Budget Title: same as above

Faculty Position
Department: School of Journalism

Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

Salary: Commensurate with Experience


Required Qualifications: B.A. Seven years of full time experience working as a professional journalist with a minimum of three years' experience reporting in the areas of science, health or environmental reporting. Three years of teaching journalism at an institution of higher education.

Preferred Qualifications: B.A. in a science discipline. M.S. in journalism or M.S. in a science discipline. Two additional years of professional experience as a science reporter. Two additional years' experience teaching science, health or environmental journalism. Experience in curriculum development. Experience in multi-media journalism and/or social media. Administrative experience in an academic setting. Experience in working with diverse student populations. Fluent in a second language.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The Stony Brook University School of Journalism is seeking a Professor of Journalism with special expertise in science, health or environmental journalism, or a combination of these disciplines. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate journalism courses, as well as working closely with the school's Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, which offers graduate-level courses in communication for doctoral and masters students in the sciences. The candidate also will work with the Dean on curriculum development and special cross-disciplinary projects. The candidate will have the opportunity to interact with some of the top scientists in the country. Stony Brook is a leading research university and a member of the AAU. The campus houses a School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences and a School of Medicine. It also helps manage nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory.

The School of Journalism is one of the most innovative in the country and the only School of Journalism in the New York State public system of higher education. It enrolls about 300 undergraduate majors and minors. In addition to the Aida Center, it boasts a new masters' program, the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting and the Center for News Literacy, which each semester teaches hundreds of students across all academic disciplines how to become more discriminating news consumers. The School, with a collegial, highly-experienced faculty, is located 60 miles east of New York City, with ready access to professional opportunities and student internships.

Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated start date: Fall 2014.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Science Search Chair (8524)
School of Journalism
Melville Library, Room N4004
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3384

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 04/15/2014, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND EDUCATOR.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

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Intern, Production , All Things Considered
Posted on March 20, 2014
Deadline: April 7, 2014

Intern, Production - All Things Considered

Department:    News - Broadcast MPR   
Location:    St Paul, MN, USA
Pay Rate: Volunteer    Benefits: none
Employment Type: Intern - Part Time

Did you know Minnesota Public Radio has the nation's largest regional broadcast news staff? With 23 news & information stations in the upper Midwest, we reach an audience of over 1 million listeners and online visitors weekly. Join public radio's leading newsroom for the summer of 2014 and immerse yourself in the fast-paced production of daily news.
Minnesota Public Radio interns get real-world broadcast media experience. You'll research, write, and help produce for one of public radio's premiere news shows, All Things Considered. Your job – help us make radio by assisting in the daily production of the show. Duties will include researching stories, logging tape, assisting with production, and working on special projects.

Title: Production Intern, All Things Considered
Position: Part-time volunteer internship
Hours: 20 hours/week
*Internship must be completed in conjunction with college-level course credit.
Please specify your availability in your cover letter.
Timeframe: summer internship
Start date: June – August, 2014
Application deadline: Application Deadline: April 7, 2014

Interns will work approximately 20 hours per week. Scheduling will vary. We expect this position to start at the beginning of June but the exact date is flexible.

Required Education and Experience:

• Current enrollment in a course preferably within a bachelor's degree program with an emphasis in journalism, communications or a related field.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• Keen knowledge of current events
• Basic audio and Web production skills
• Ability to follow directions and work on tight deadlines
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
• Excellent verbal, written and social media communication skills
Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Previous work in high school or college media
This volunteer internship is part-time. Our offices are located in downtown St. Paul. Applications will be accepted until 4/7/14. Relocation allowance is not available. Parking or bus pass reimbursed. More information about Minnesota Public Radio and its parent company, American Public Media, is available online: www.americanpublicmedia.org.

Intern, Production , The Daily Circuit
Posted on March 20, 2014

Intern, Production - The Daily Circuit #521-14

Department:    News - Broadcast MPR   
Location: St Paul, MN, USA
Pay Rate: Volunteer   
Benefits: none
Employment Type: Intern - Part Time

Did you know Minnesota Public Radio has the nation's largest regional broadcast news staff? With 23 news & information stations in the upper Midwest, we reach an audience of over 1 million listeners and online visitors weekly. Join public radio's leading newsroom for the summer of 2013 and immerse yourself in the fast-paced production of daily news.
Minnesota Public Radio interns get real-world broadcast media experience. You'll research, write, and help produce for one of our flagship programs, The Daily Circuit. Your job – help us make radio by assisting in the daily production of the show. Duties will include researching stories, logging tape, assisting with production, and working on special projects.
Title: Production Intern, The Daily Circuit
Position: Part-time volunteer internship
Hours: 20 hours/week
*Internship must be completed in conjunction with college-level course credit.
Please specify your availability in your cover letter.
Timeframe: summer internship
Start date: June – August, 2014
Application deadline: Application Deadline: April 7, 2014
Interns will work approximately 20 hours per week. Scheduling will vary. We expect this position to start at the beginning of June but the exact date is flexible.

Required Education and Experience:

• Current enrollment in a course preferably within a bachelor's degree program with an emphasis in journalism, communications or a related field.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• Keen knowledge of current events
• Basic audio and Web production skills
• Ability to follow directions and work on tight deadlines
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
• Excellent verbal, written and social media communication skills
Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Previous work in high school or college media

This volunteer internship is part-time. Our offices are located in downtown St. Paul. Applications will be accepted until 4/7/14. Relocation allowance is not available. Parking or bus pass reimbursed. More information about Minnesota Public Radio and its parent company, American Public Media, is available online: www.americanpublicmedia.org.

Administrative Assistant , KDFC Classical Radio
Posted on March 14, 2014

Part-time Position at USC San Francisco/KDFC Classical Radio Office
Classical KDFC Radio, a listener-supported public radio station located in San Francisco, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Southern California. We are seeking a part-time administrative assistant to support the Director of Philanthropic Giving.

Duties:
The Classical KDFC Radio assistant will provide administrative support and assist with research needs.  All specialized training and mentoring will be provided on site.

Qualifications:
•    Highly proficient with computer applications.
•    Ability to learn new programs quickly.
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrated ability to collaborate.
•    Ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
•    Pride in quality and accuracy of work.
•    Ability to handle sensitive and confidential material.
•    Ability to function independently with initiative and good judgment.

Initial commitment:  4 hours a week

Compensation:  $12 per hour

Location:  Financial District, San Francisco

Please send your resume and a cover letter to info@publicradiocapital.org

Associate Producer/Director (temporary) , Marketplace
Posted on March 12, 2014

Associate Producer/Director (temporary) - Marketplace #188-14
Location:    Los Angeles, CA
Salary Range:    $22.89 - $34.33 per hour
Exempt/Non-Exempt:    Non-Exempt
Benefits:    No
Employment Type:    Other
Business Group:    American Public Media
Description:    This is a temporary, full-time position that runs through the end of December 2014.

Position Summary:

The Associate Producer will fill in as director across the Marketplace portfolio of shows. S/he is responsible for directing the program and monitoring program sound. S/he is also responsible for scheduling, editing, writing and producing segments and material for the program. Segments include, but aren’t limited to, news interviews, regular contributors, special host features, and web elements. Initiates story and segment ideas and concepts, and participates in all creative aspects of the program. The Associate Producer is also responsible for writing and editing on-air copy and helping plan future news coverage. The Associate Producer will fill in for and assist other Marketplace programs as needed and will work with contract producers and freelancers as assigned.

Position Responsibility:

• Direct the program, including creating rundowns, selecting music, monitoring deadlines, formatting scripts, coordinating fixes, and managing archiving and related systems.
• Monitor audio quality and use of sound in program, including liaison with Technical Director.
• Manage production of fundraising programs and materials.
• Coordinate with stations or other entities for remote broadcasts and special projects.
• Work with other show directors to establish standard practices, maintain musical “voice”, and to identify and resolve director concerns.
• Book, produce and edit host interviews with high-profile guests.
• Identify and evaluate talent for potential as regular guests on the program.
• Work closely with host to develop signature host-centered show segments.
• Create, produce and develop regular show segments.
• Field produce host interviews outside of the studio, along with other show segments as required.
• Field-produce special projects for the program.
• Work with editors and reporters to produce integrated feature and Q&A segments.
• Initiate and research story and segment ideas and concepts for program.
• Write introductions and otherwise prepare stories for broadcast, web and other platforms.
• Train production assistants.
• Maintain excellent working relationship with freelancers and reporters.
• Edit features and commentaries as assigned.
• Participate in editor and field producer training sessions
• Fill in for producers on MMR overnight shifts.
• Contribute to Marketplace news calendars
• Perform administrative tasks including answering mail, record keeping, data entry, creating daily rundowns and payment vouchers.
• Help plan coverage based on planning calendars and upcoming events.
• Maintain strong audience and industry relationships including audience comments, inquiries from public radio and other media outlets.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
• Three or more years production editorial or related professional experience
• Broad experience in journalism, including writing, interviewing, and editing.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

• Excellent knowledge of and broad experience in journalism, including writing, interviewing, and editing.
• Excellent writing skills, with the ability to write in the Marketplace style.
• Strong critical judgment skills and the ability to make decisions regarding credibility, personality and value of material to program.
• Ability to make responsible judgments and to work with little or no supervision.
• Excellent ability to create story ideas, write, edit and produce program elements.
• Ability to successfully meet deadlines and handle multiple responsibilities under pressure on a consistent basis.
• Ability to edit freelance journalists over the phone.
• Strong research skills.
• Superior communication skills.
• Ability to edit digital audio, prepare program content in ready-for-broadcast form, and operate remote and on-site recording equipment.
• Ability to implement a nationally competitive standard of radio production in the areas of topical information, interviews and sound-rich pieces.
• Strong organizational and collaborative skills.
• Knowledge of public broadcasting industry and ability to establish and maintain contacts with a wide variety of people.
• Critical judgment skills and the ability to make sound decisions.
• Ability to display solid news judgment, including an awareness of general news.
• Ability to think big and create memorable journalism, but also able to assist with the myriad details of daily producing.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

• Well-established network of contacts within the broadcast journalism industry and business world.

Reporting To This Position: None

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

• Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
• Physical Demands:
o Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time
o Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.
• Working Conditions:
o Moderate noise level
o Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

Intern, Social Media , Minnesota Public Radio
Posted on March 12, 2014

Intern, Social Media #520-14
Location:    Saint Paul, MN
Salary Range:    Volunteer
Benefits:    none
Employment Type:    Intern - Part Time
Business Group:    Minnesota Public Radio

Description:    Did you know Minnesota Public Radio has the region’s largest broadcast news staff, with 43 news & information stations in the upper Midwest? Interested in getting real-world journalism experience in a fast-paced daily news production environment? Join public radio’s leading newsroom for the summer of 2014 and put your social media skills to work engaging our audiences and deepening our relationships in the communities we serve.

Minnesota Public Radio interns get real-world journalism experience. The social media intern will assist the MPR News social media and mobile news team in the daily production of content. Duties will include content creation, crafting messages for social networks and mobile device platforms, research, and working on special projects. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us a bit about how you engage with your community and stay informed on current events via social media.

Title: Intern, Social Media
Position: Part-time volunteer, must be done in conjunction with college-level course credit
Hours: 15-20 hours/week

Please specify your availability in your cover letter.
Start date: June – August, 2014 (or up to a year in length)
Application Deadline: April 1, 2014
Duties:    Interns will work approximately 20 hours per week. Scheduling will vary. We expect this position to start at the beginning of June but the exact date is flexible.

Qualifications:    Required Education and Experience:
• Current enrollment in a bachelor’s degree program OR college-level course, preferably with an emphasis in journalism, communications or a related field.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• Keen knowledge of current events
• Advanced social media skills and basic Web production skills
• Ability to follow directions and work on tight deadlines
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
• Excellent verbal, written and social media communication skills

Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Previous work in high school or college media

This internship is part-time and unpaid. Our offices are located in downtown St. Paul. Applications will be accepted until 4/1/13. Relocation allowance is not available. Parking or bus pass reimbursed. More information about Minnesota Public Radio is available online: www.mpr.org.

Intern, Visual News , Minnesota Public Radio
Posted on March 12, 2014
Deadline: March 30, 2014

Intern, Visual News #519-14
Location:    Saint Paul, MN
Salary Range:    Volunteer
Benefits:    none
Employment Type:    Intern - Part Time
Business Group:    Minnesota Public Radio

Description:    Position Summary:
We are seeking an intern looking for a unique cross-platform digital experience. You’ll need excellent photo and video skills to work on the award-winning visuals team to create compelling, unique video content for MPRNews.org. The intern will shoot and edit daily and project-based video, working both with radio reporters and independently.

Title: Intern, Visual News
Position: Part-time volunteer internship
Hours: 20 hours/week
*Internship must be completed in conjunction with college-level course credit.
Please specify your availability in your cover letter.
Timeframe: summer internship
Start date: June – August, 2014
Application Deadline: March 30, 2014

Duties:    Position Responsibility:

Plan and produce daily and/or weekly video and photo stories on deadline.
Work with reporters and producers to produce and edit regular radio show-related video features.
One self-directed project is required.
Qualifications:    Required Education and Experience:
College student in journalism, photojournalism or liberal arts degree program

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Demonstrated video and photojournalism skills. Require portfolio, clips or links to examples of your work.
Video editing skills
Ability to plan and produce video and photo stories on deadline.
Competence in Photoshop.
Ability to write strong, accurate photo and video “captions.”
Reliable news judgment
Creative thinker, with ability to generate story ideas
Must have current drivers license and transportation.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

Prior journalism experience in student media or other internships
Understanding of social media tools
Comfort with web publishing systems

Reporting To This Position: None

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

• Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
• Physical Demands:
o Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time
o Required to move about in the community
o Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.
• Working Conditions:
o Moderate noise level
o Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

American Public Media internships are part-time. Our offices are located at 480 Cedar St., St. Paul, Minnesota. Applications will be accepted on an on-going basis. Relocation allowance is not available. Parking or bus pass reimbursed. More information about American Public Media is available online: www.americanpublicmedia.org