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Internships , Daily Press, Newport News (Va.)
Posted on January 25, 2016
Deadline: February 12, 2016

We are accepting applicants for our summer internship program in the Daily Press newsroom in Newport News, Va.

The Program
The Daily Press Media Group offers a paid summer internship program in its three newsrooms. Internships may be filled in several newsroom functions: local news, sports, features, online/digital, editing or photo.

You'll be assigned real work: Reporting, shooting photos and video, and working online. You'll need your own car (we reimburse for mileage). You'll work 30-35 hours a week. Teamwork is underscored at every level in our newsroom.

You will be assigned a mentor and will participate in team meetings and brown bag programs on topical subjects. Past sessions have included journalism values, self-editing, how to read a financial report, investigative reporting/the paper chase and thinking visually.

The internship program includes the Daily Press in Newport News, Va., Williamsburg (Va.) Gazette and Tidewater Review in West Point, Va.

Eligibility
The programs are generally aimed at - but not limited to - rising college juniors, seniors or recent graduates. Selection will be based on clips, experience (college newspaper and professional internships), cover letter and references. Finalists may be interviewed.

Pay
We pay our interns minimum wage. We do not provide class credit.

To Apply

Send a resume, cover letter, five clips or classroom samples and three professional references with name, title and telephone number (supervisors from internship experience or professors in courses applicable to journalism). Reference letters are not required.

A cover letter should include:

  • Why you wish to intern at the Daily Press.
  • What you are interested in doing during your internship (reporting, online/digital, photography, video, etc.).
  • Your goals and expectations for the internship.
  • The dates you are available.


Material should be mailed to:
Andi Petrini
Daily Press Internships
703 Mariners Row
Newport News, VA 23606

You may email your application as a PDF and/or links to internships@dailypress.com

Summer 2016 deadline: Applications must be received by Feb. 12, 2016.

Director of Philathropic Giving , KDFC Radio
Posted on January 25, 2016

Job opening for Director of Philanthropic Giving at KDFC Radio, San Francisco, CA.

To apply go to https://jobs.usc.edu/ and search “All University Jobs” either by location or to enter the requisition number (Requisition # 1005313 for Director of Philanthropic Giving) in the keyword search. 

Additionally, a resume and cover letter are required.  Thank you in advance for sharing this information with prospective applicants.

Director , The Knight-Wallace Fellows and the Livingston Awards
Posted on December 22, 2015
Deadline: January 10, 2015

The University of Michigan is seeking a Director for the Knight-Wallace Fellows and the Livingston Awards. The director will oversee the two programs based in Wallace House on the University of Michigan Campus.

The mission of the Knight-Wallace Fellowships (KWF) is to offer mid-career professional journalists from around the world an academic year of study, reflection and growth. It affords the opportunity to become more proficient than might be possible without the in-depth customized study that the University of Michigan can provide. It is a time for expanding perspectives, intellectual growth and personal transformation.

The Livingston Awards for Young Journalists honor outstanding achievement by professionals under the age of 35 in local, national and international reporting. The program includes outreach events featuring the winning reporters and their stories. The director oversees a national search for entries and meets with the board of national judges to select the winners. In addition, the director is expected to maximize fundraising efforts to secure endowment of the program.

The new director will represent both programs within the university and outside as well. They are expected to have a distinguished journalistic career and have the ability to network in and outside of the field of journalism. In addition, the new director is expected to respond to the revolutionary changes taking place for journalists, particularly in regard to the impact of digital media.

A detailed job description, desired qualifications and information on how to apply may be found at: http://umjobs.org/job_detail/119566/director_wallace_house

To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 10, 2016. The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Photo Editor , Curbed at Vox Media
Posted on December 9, 2015

Curbed is the destination for people who love where they live. We cover home and place at a variety of scales—from individual residences to neighborhoods to cities, and beyond—across one national and 14 regional sites. We're looking for a driven Photo Editor to join our high-performing flagship team in New York. The Photo Editor will work closely with Curbed's Features Editor, Managing Editor, and Editor in Chief to commission and select photos for stories, and he/she will also collaborate with our far-flung local editors.

To read more about this position and apply follow this link:

Senior Manager of Underwriting and Corporate Partnerships , KUSC/KDFC
Posted on November 25, 2015

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job http://jobs.usc.edu:80/postings/57885

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition ID

1005076

Position ID

P01458676

Academic Title

Senior Manager of Underwriting and Corporate Partnerships

Department

KUSC

Location

San Francisco

Employment Type

Full-Time

Employment Terms

New

Hiring Range

DOE

Job Announcement

KUSC/KDFC is a broadcast service of the University of Southern California delivering classical music radio to The Bay Area over its 5 broadcast signals, kdfc.com and smart phone apps. It is a listener-supported non-profit station with 350,000 weekly listeners over the air, and 100,000 monthly listeners online. With its sister station KUSC in Los Angeles the combined enterprise reaches over 1 million classical fans each week. KDFC is the hub of the arts in the community, and we are looking for a Underwriting sales manager to join us.
Position overview: The Underwriting Sales Manager will work with staff to maximize and increase revenue outcome with existing clients and with new partnerships. Creating relationships with CMOs and high-level marketing decision makers will be key in position this upscale, educated audience to more clients.
Required skills
Responsibilities: manage local sales department with the goal of increasing efficiencies to make more sales time for larger potential buys. Develop and execute a sales marketing plan to create more business primarily from clients currently not working with KDFC especially those targeting upscale clientele. Work with sister station in LA to help generate 2-market business. Translate strategies into specific actions that generate revenue. Make daily regular face-to-face calls on decision makers interested in reaching KDFC’s audience. Must be sensitive to how products and services and services fit on a classical station.
Required experience
College degree preferred. 10 years of experience as an account executive in media industry; Leadership and coaching ability; Understanding of broadcasting, marketing, promotion and collection standards; Successful track record in generating sales revenue and coaching others; Positive entrepreneurial attitude for creatively finding new revenue sources; Excellent written and verbal communication and persuasion skills; Flexibility and ability to handle stress, deadlines and financial pressures; Management experience preferred. Job location: San Francisco with some travel required especially to Los Angeles.

Job Category

Broadcasting, Radio, and Television

FLSA

Exempt

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree

Minimum Experience

7 years

Minimum Field of Expertise

Major campaign and fundraising experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education

college degree preferred

Preferred Experience

Management experience preferred. 10 years of experience as an account executive in media industry; Successful track record in generating sales revenue and coaching others; Positive entrepreneurial attitude for creatively finding new revenue source

Supervises


Supervises - Nature of Work

Leadership and coaching ability; Understanding of broadcasting, marketing, promotion and collection standards; ; Excellent written and verbal communication and persuasion skills; Flexibility and ability to handle stress, deadlines and financial pressures; Management experience preferred. Confidence in handling face-to-face negotiations with senior decision makers of potential clients.

Additional Information

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter

Reporter II , The Record
Posted on November 1, 2015

Reporter II – (Woodland Park) The Record has three (3) openings for a full-time Reporter II. We’re looking for self-starters who can break local news as well as cover breaking news, propose and execute enterprise ideas, spot significant regional trends and move quickly and surely to contribute developing stories to the Web. The ability to write clean, clear and accurate copy is critical. Must have the ability and transportation to travel outside the office to cover assignments during and outside regular office hours. A minimum of three years of daily reporting experience, or its equivalent, is required.

Days/Hours:  Varied work schedule, including weekends

Contact: Send resume, your five best clips and a cover letter outlining what you can bring to the job to:

Dan Sforza, Associate Assignment Director at Sforza@northjersey.com.

Senior Writer , The Record
Posted on November 1, 2015

Senior Writer – (Woodland Park) The Record has an opening for a full-time senior writer. The successful candidate will have a command of the writing skills required for ambitious enterprise reporting, investigative stories, breaking news, beat reporting as well as news features. He or she must also be able to apply those skills to various topics, showing how they relate to life in North Jersey. Multimedia tasks (such as Tweets, blogs, podcasts and video features) are also part of this position. At least five years of daily journalism experience is required, with a solid portfolio of feature and enterprise articles.

Days/Hours: Varied work schedule

Contact: Send a resume, your six best clips and a cover letter outlining why you're the best candidate to:

Deirdre Sykes, Director of Assignment at Sykes@northjersey.com.

Senior Director, News & Public Affairs , PBS
Posted on October 20, 2015

The Senior Director, News & Public Affairs actively engages with the VP, News & Public Affairs to develop and implement strategies for procuring and managing the highest quality content, as well as increasing the reach and visibility of that content. Strategies will draw upon program development and management, scheduling, digital content and distribution, social media, and marketing, with the objective of shining an even brighter spotlight on this important mission-focused content. The incumbent works closely with colleagues throughout PBS to promote and coordinate related activities for our member stations.

Requires a minimum of 8 years’ experience performing direct oversight of news/journalism in a broadcast media organization, including strong editorial, oversight, and organizational experience at a management level. To view the complete job description and to apply, please visit

Digital Enteprise Editor , WCPO.com
Posted on October 10, 2015

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Digital Enterprise Editor manages the day-to-day newsgathering activities of WCPO Digital Reporters, freelancers and contributors. The Digital Enterprise Editor works directly with reporters to ensure their work meets the highest journalistic standards and includes multimedia elements and enhanced storytelling techniques regardless of publishing platforms.

Key Activities:

* Assists in the planning daily digital news coverage with a focus on the organization's watchdog function, examining public policies and events and producing content that matters to the community. 
* Assists in managing the organization's editorial calendar for each day-part and digital platforms. 
* Assists in ensuring that the organization is the dominant source for breaking news via all platforms, with a focus on immediacy and impact. 
* Works with the Editor on budgeting daily content with a prime focus on making sure we are hitting 8-10 Insider stories each day. 
* Responsible for leading big projects and major news coverage. 
* Assures quality by closely editing content to ensure it is accurate, fair, complete, clear, thoroughly reported, well written and of the highest journalistic standards as it is published across a variety of platforms. 
* Edits content and interacts with news managers to carry out daily plans for digital platforms. 
* Collaborates and integrates with broadcast and social teams to ensure all platforms are leveraged. 
* Meets performance measurements and metrics as specified by the Editor. 
* Works to reflect diverse communities in all content. 
* Actively participates with digital managers and other leadership to align work and organizational resources with strategic goals. 
* Engages in short and long-term content planning, including developing advance coverage plans for disasters and other anticipated events as directed by the Editor and as needed. 
* Ensures fairness in coverage, sensitivity to community expectations and balanced content. 
* Inspires people and encourages teamwork; being open-minded and flexible to new thinking. 
* Adheres to all E. W. Scripps and local company policies, procedures and Code of Ethics. 
* Performs other duties as needed and directed. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
Education & Experience/Certifications 
* Typically requires a BS/BA in news/media discipline or equivalent experience. 
* Generally 5+ years experience in news/media field, including managerial experience. 
* Must have outstanding leadership and organizational skills. 
* Must have a track record of coaching, mentoring and fostering staff development. 
Skills & Abilities 
* Must have prior supervisory responsibility. 
* Must thoroughly understand newsroom organization and operations involving digital products. 
* Must have familiarity with the techniques of collecting and presenting a wide range of information content including blogs, online breaking news, online comments, databases, freelance and user-generated content, photography, videography, wire reports and news and feature stories. 
* Must have familiarity with the techniques of delivering content through a variety of information platforms including websites, tablet, mobile, text alerts, electronic newsletters, Twitter feeds and other platforms that may emerge. 
* Must have strong communication and presentation skills and be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and staff members. 
* Must be able to adapt quickly to change. 
* Must be familiar with changes in communications industries and with developing technologies and uses by the public of emerging communication platforms and tools. 
* Must be a self-starter, capable of demonstrating outstanding news judgment. 
* Must have outstanding editing and writing skills. 
* Must have strong working knowledge of Associated Press style. 
* Must be thoroughly versed in the fundamentals of news reporting, including issues involving privacy, libel, access and ethics. 
* Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) as well as have working knowledge of web publishing tools and HTML. Knowledge of Google tools and Basecamp Project Management software a plus. 
* Must have in-depth knowledge of social networking applications, story commenting process and other audience interaction tools. 
* Must be a multi-tasker who can perform well under deadline pressure and successfully meet deadlines. 
* Must have outstanding skills in time management and setting priorities. 
* Must hold high standards and have ability to demand high quality and productivity from staff members. 
* Must exhibit high standards of accuracy and fairness.

About WCPO:

WCPO is considered a pioneer of local live television. Its call letters were originally assigned to a Scripps radio station in Cincinnati to designate its relationship with The Cincinnati Post. The station adopted the letters in 1949 when it went on the air as the company's third television station. WCPO has received the Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Newscast, Best Television Spot News Reporting in the 1995 Sigma Delta Chi Awards, and Best of the Best Sweepstakes Award in the National Association of Broadcaster's Service to Children's Award. WCPO went online in August 1996, was the first Cincinnati entity to have updated news over the Internet, and the first Cincinnati station to stream all of its newscasts.

 

Journalism Professor , Princeton University Council of the Humanities
Posted on October 8, 2015
Deadline: October 12, 2015

Princeton University’s Council of the Humanities welcomes course proposals from writers and journalists who wish to teach fall- or spring-term seminars in 2016-17. Commuting (part-time) and residential (full-time) positions are available. Candidates should have achieved distinction in journalism and other kinds of writing.

Seminars meet once a week and offer the insights and experience that only practicing journalists can provide: frequent, short, hands-on writing and reporting assignments. Possible topics include Politics and the Media, Investigative Journalism, International News, Audio Journalism, and Writing about Culture. Apply by no later than October 12, 2015.