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Associate/Assistant/Full Professor , Stony Brook University
Posted on April 17, 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 Alda 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.

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Intern, Documentary Research and Production , American Public Media
Posted on April 16, 2014
Deadline: May 5, 2014

Intern, Documentary Research and Production #529-14

Department:    American Public Media - ARW   
Location:    St Paul, MN, USA
Pay Rate:    $15/hour   
Pay Type:    Hourly
Benefits:    None   
Employment Type: Intern - Part Time

Position Summary:

The Intern will assist with the production of radio, podcast and web projects at American RadioWorks, the national documentary unit of American Public Media. The internship will provide basic training in documentary radio production.

Title: Intern, Documentary Research and Production
Position: Part-time
Hours: 15 -20 hours/week for approx. 6 months in length
Pay $15/hour
Start date: June
Application Deadline: May 5, 2014
Please specify your availability in your cover letter.

Position Responsibility:

• Conducts library and Internet research
• Conducts research for producers and correspondents to support stories
• Transcribes interviews
• Helps track interview archives on internal web site
• Contributes to editorial and web meetings
• Contributes to weekly podcast production
• Secures permission to license audio material.
• Helps maintain show archives, equipment inventory and mails CDs, as assigned.
• Performs various administrative tasks.

Required Education and Experience:

• Bachelor's degree or current college student
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• Ability to write, meet deadlines, and work independently.
• Candidate must be able to type and work on PC-based programs like Windows XP, Word and Excel, and must possess general computer skills, including Internet research.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills.
• Demonstrated interest in public affairs journalism and the documentary form.
• Daily tracking of regional and national news through radio, newspapers, TV and the Web.
• Knowledge of public radio
• Ability to learn new computer programs quickly
• Ability to learn new skills in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to manage time and task load independently

Preferred Skills and Experience:

• Demonstrated journalism, radio and news writing experience.
• Documentary and in-depth project experience.
• Experience with Mac-based programs like Toast, Fetch and Pro Tools editing software helpful
• HTML skills or an interest in learning HTML helpful.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

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

Assignment Editor Full-Time , CBS 2 Chicago, WBBM-TV
Posted on April 16, 2014

Title: Assignment Editor Full-Time
Level: Exempt Non-Union
Dept: News

CBS 2 Chicago
22 West Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Purpose of position:

Overall responsibility for competitiveness of news coverage

Primary accountabilities:

  • Work at direction of managing editor and producers to follow up on story tips and make beat checks.
  • Manage and coordinate coverage of news through efficient use of resources.
  • Ability to coordinate coverage and necessary assingments as part of the local news service (LNS).
  • Research stories and arrange interviews.
  • Answer questions from public on matters related to news programming.
  • Generate and follow-up on story leads and ideas.
  • Ability to write news stories for broadcast and website.
  • Ability to proficiently use desk top editing and other computer systems.
  • Participate in station social media strategies.
  • Must be willing to work hours as assigned.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Core competencies:

Results-oriented, dependable, detail-oriented, courteous

Minimium education and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field.
  • 1 to 3 years in broadcast newsroom, desirable.

Contact name: Beth Fruehling
Shift: Includes weekends
Supv title: News Director
Supv name: Jeff Keirnan

To upload a cover letter and resume, go to http://chicago.cbslocal.com/station/cbs-2/ and click on "For info on jobs with CBS."

Per Diem Desk Assistant , CBS 2 Chicago, WBBM-TV
Posted on April 16, 2014

Title: Per Diem Desk Assistant
Level: Union Non-Exempt
Dept: News

CBS 2 Chicago
22 West Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Purpose of position:

Overall responsibility for competitiveness of news coverage

Primary accountabilities:

  • Work at direction of assignment editor to follow up on story tips and make beat checks.
  • Answer questions from public on matters related to news programming.
  • Conduct interviews, as needed.
  • Organize printed scripts for production staff and talent.
  • Run assignment desk, as needed.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Core competencies:

Results-oriented, dependable, detail-oriented, courteous

Minimium education and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field.
  • Prior internship in broadcast newsroom, desirable.

Contact name: Beth Fruehling
Shift: Includes overnights, weekends, nights
Supv title: Managing Editor
Supv name: Beth Fruehling

To upload a cover letter and resume, go to http://chicago.cbslocal.com/station/cbs-2/ and click on "For info on jobs with CBS."

Intern , Marketplace (New York)
Posted on April 16, 2014
Deadline: May 5, 2014

Department:    Marketplace   
Location:    New York , NY, USA
Pay Rate:    $11.00   
Pay Type:    Hourly
Benefits:    No   
Employment Type:    Intern - Part Time

Position Summary:

Award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine of business and economics. Airing weekday mornings and evenings, it boasts the largest audience for any business program in the U.S. on radio, cable, or network television.  To check out information about theprogram, go to: http://marketplace.org/.

The New York bureau of Marketplace has an excellent internship opportunity for students and recent grads who have an active interest in journalism.  Marketplace Interns will be compensated on an hourly basis.

This is a minimum 20 hour a week internship for students still taking courses through the spring semester. Upon graduation or completion of spring semester, the internship will be 40 hours a week. The internship will run June through August 2014.

 
Position Responsibility:

In New York:

• Learn and perform a variety of production, research, and editorial tasks, including cutting tape.
• Assist reporters in developing web content to accompany and complement their on-air stories.
• Write show promos, daily station updates, and other materials.
• Contribute ideas for stories and other editorial material.
• Conduct pre-interviews for on-air guests.

Application Deadline for Summer Position:

May 5, 2014

 
Required Education and Experience:

• Undergraduate students who have completed at least 1-year of journalism coursework or have a demonstrated interest in journalism (i.e. produced work for publication, worked at school newspaper/radio, etc.) or
• Graduate students who are enrolled in a journalism program or
• Those who have recently graduated from a journalism program (within one year).
• Work study programs can be honored as long as the goals of the program fit in with internship duties and requirements.

 
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

• Must have the ability to write, meet deadlines, and work independently.
• Must have strong organizational and communication skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products with the ability to learn new software programs.
• Self-starter with an appetite for learning radio.


Preferred Skills and Experience:

• Coursework or experience in radio journalism

 
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:  Required to walk, sit, and stand; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch; frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping. 
• Working Conditions:  Moderate noise level, occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

Intern , Marketplace (Washington D.C.)
Posted on April 16, 2014

Department:    Marketplace   
Location:    D.C, WA, USA
Pay Rate:    $11.00   
Pay Type:    Hourly
Benefits:    No   
Employment Type:    Intern - Part Time

Position Summary:

Award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine of business and economics. Airing weekday mornings and evenings, it boasts the largest audience for any business program in the U.S. on radio, cable, or network television.  To check out information about theprogram, go to: http://marketplace.org/.

Marketplace has an excellent internship opportunity in Washington D.C. for those who have an active interest in journalism.  Marketplace Interns will be compensated on an hourly basis.  Parking or bus pass will also be reimbursed.

This internship is up to 40 hours a week and will span summer 2014 (June through August). It is paid $11/hr.


Position Responsibility:

In Washington DC (work with entire Marketplace D.C. Bureaustaff):

• Learn and perform a variety of production, research, and editorial tasks, including cutting tape.
• Write show promos, daily station updates, and other materials.
• Contribute ideas for stories and other editorial material.
• Conduct pre-interviews for on-air guests.
• Database and web projects.

Application Deadline for Winter-Spring Positions:

May 5, 2014

Required Education and Experience:

• A demonstrated interest in journalism (i.e. produced work for publication, worked at school newspaper/radio, etc.)
• Work study programs can be honored as long as the goals of the program fit in with internship duties and requirements.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

• Must have the ability to write, meet deadlines, and work independently.
• Must have strong organizational and communication skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products with the ability to learn new software programs.
• Self-starter with an appetite for learning radio.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

• Coursework or experience in radio journalism
• Familiarity/proficiency with AP style
• Familiarity with PIN (Public Insight Network)

 
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:  Required to walk, sit, and stand; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch; frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping. 
• Working Conditions:  Moderate noise level, occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

Intern, Online News , Southern CA Public Radio
Posted on April 16, 2014

Department:    News - Digital - SCPR   
Location:    Pasadena, CA, USA
Pay Rate:    $12.00   
Pay Type:    Hourly
Benefits:    No    E
mployment Type:    Intern - Part Time

Position Summary:

KPCC.org, the award-winning website for the Southern California Public Radio, is offering an opportunity for Interns to get hands-on experience covering daily stories and show segments in a newsroom. You'll help the team is day-to-day production tasks, including assisting in daily online news coverage and building content for KPCC segments as they occur. You'll assist KPCC producers and reporters in ongoing projects and assist in managing our social media accounts.

Internships last a maximum of 6 months, & 30 hrs/week.

Interns work typically 5 days a week, typically 6 hours during the day and receive a stipend of $12/ hour.


Required Education and Experience:

• Strong writing, editing, research & communication skills


Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

• Knowledge of digital editing tools and best practices. Experience with a content-management system a plus.
• Experience using social media tools (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.) and best practices for using them in a journalistic context.
• Working knowledge of current news in Los Angeles
• Ability to manage several different projects at once
• Good time management skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines as assigned.
• Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook, Word, & wire services
• Upbeat, constructive, 'can-do' attitude.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

• Experience producing online and multimedia stories. Ability working with data, video and/or photo a plus.
• Familiarity with the values/sound of public radio.
• Some experience working in a broadcast or newsroom environment.
• Willing to think 'outside the box' of conventional journalistic style.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

• Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
• Physical Demands: Required to walk, sit, and stand; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch; Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.
• Working Conditions: Moderate noise level, occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

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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