Media Jobs

Shanghai Fellowship , National Press Foundation and Fudan University
Posted on August 14, 2014

The National Press Foundation is collaborating with Fudan University to offer a 10-day, all-expenses-paid fellowship for ten U.S. journalists in Shanghai, China. The China Now: Entrepreneurship and More program dates are November 13 – 22, 2014. The deadline for applications is Monday, August 25, 2014 5:00PM EDT.
 
During the program, chosen fellows will meet with business and economic faculty at Fudan University; interview leading Chinese entrepreneurs; discuss reporting issues with Chinese colleagues and more.

DETAILS

APPLICATION

Questions? Contact Jenny Ash-Maher, jenny@nationalpress.org | 202.663.7285

Municipal Reporter I , The Record (Bergen County, NJ)
Posted on August 7, 2014

Municipal Reporter I – The Record has two openings for a full-time Reporter I covering municipalities in northern New Jersey. We’re looking for a self-starter who can break news as well as cover breaking news, propose and execute features ideas, spot 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. He or she must have transportation availability to cover assignments and be accessible for assignments during and outside regular office hours. A minimum of six months of daily reporting experience, or its equivalent, is required.

If interested, send a resume, your five best clips and a cover letter outlining what you can bring to the job to

Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor,
The Record, PO Box 471,
Woodland Park, NJ 07424

Or email them to Clancy@northjersey.com.

Municipal Reporter II , The Record (Bergen County, NJ)
Posted on August 7, 2014

Municipal Reporter II – The Record has two openings for a full-time Reporter II covering municipalities. We’re looking for self-starters who can break 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. He or she must have transportation availability to cover assignments and be accessible for assignments during and outside regular office hours. A minimum of three years of daily reporting experience, or its equivalent, is required.

If interested, send a resume, your five best clips and a cover letter outlining what you can bring to the job to

Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor
The Record, PO Box 471
Woodland Park, NJ 07424

Or email them to Clancy@northjersey.com

Reporter I (Trenton) , The Record (Bergen County, NJ)
Posted on August 7, 2014

Reporter I (Trenton) - The Record has an opening for a Reporter I covering state government and politics in our Trenton Bureau. Duties include covering the state Supreme Court and the Appellate Division, the Attorney General’s Office, State Police, legislative hearings, news conferences, events and ongoing news issues related to state government. The successful candidate will write breaking news, feed bureau blogs and use social media. He or she also must possess strong online and multimedia skills; good oral, written and PC skills; and the ability to regularly mine the beat and their sources for news. Some enterprise reporting also will be expected.  Candidates also must be accessible for assignments during and outside regular office hours.  Applicants must have at least six months of daily newspaper reporting experience, or equivalent.

If interested, send a resume, your five best clips and a cover letter outlining what you can bring to the job to

Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor
The Record, PO Box 471
Woodland Park, NJ 07424.

Or email them to Clancy@northjersey.com

Business Reporter , The Detroit News
Posted on July 31, 2014

Local Desk

Business Reporter:  The News is seeking an experienced, aggressive general assignment reporter who can immediately contribute to our business desk news gathering operation. Duties will include covering breaking news of regional and local significance, filing to the web site, identifying and reporting trend and enterprise stories. A background in business reporting or computer assisted reporting and multimedia skills are a plus.

Interested candidates should contact

Joanna Firestone
jfirestone@detroitnews.com
(313) 222-2739

Or for additional questions contact:

Walter Middlebrook
WMiddlebrook@detroitnews.com
Assistant Managing Editor
The Detroit News
(313) 222-2429

General Assignment Reporter , The Detroit News
Posted on July 31, 2014

BREAKING NEWS DESK

General Assignment Reporter:  The News is seeking an experienced, aggressive general assignment reporter who can immediately contribute to our Breaking News and online news gathering operation. Duties will include covering breaking news of regional and local significance, filing to the web site, identifying and reporting trend and enterprise stories and contributing to our online operation. Computer assisted reporting and multimedia skills are a plus.

Interested candidates should contact

Dawn Needham
dneedham@detroitnews.com
(313) 222-2175

Walter Middlebrook
WMiddlebrook@detroitnews.com
Assistant Managing Editor
The Detroit News
(313) 222-2429

 

Washington Correspondent , The Detroit News
Posted on July 31, 2014

Local Desk

Washington Correspondent: The News has an opening in the Washington bureau. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Local Desk and duties will include covering and breaking news of regional and national significance, providing insight into how Washington politics, policies and lobbying impact Michigan and providing long-term revelatory and explanatory enterprise on significant topics of local and national interest.

Interested candidates should contact:

Joanna Firestone
jfirestone@detroitnews.com
(313) 222-2739

Or for additional questions contact:

Walter Middlebrook
WMiddlebrook@detroitnews.com
Assistant Managing Editor
The Detroit News
(313) 222-2429

Executive Producer , Think Out Loud | Oregon Public Broadcasting
Posted on July 31, 2014

OPB is looking for an Executive Producer for our daily talk show, Think Out Loud.

For more information and instructions on how to apply, go to: http://www.opb.org/insideopb/careers/jobs/. 

OPB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Investigative Researcher , First Look Media
Posted on July 24, 2014

First Look Media seeks to re-imagine journalism for the digital age, combining the promise of technological innovation with the power of fearless reporting. Founded by Pierre Omidyar, the organization will pursue original, independent journalism that is deeply reported and researched, thoroughly fact checked, and beautifully told. We are driven above all by a belief that democracy depends on a citizenry that is not just highly informed, but deeply engaged. In all our work, we are committed to strict standards of accuracy and honesty, a willingness to report our own errors and inconsistencies as well as those of others, and a deep respect for the transformative power of true stories.

First Look is looking for an Investigative Researcher. The Investigative Researcher works as part of a dynamic team of investigative and data journalists in collaboration with First Look Media staff around the world. The Investigative Researcher will work collaboratively to execute the research and reporting needs of FLM, identifying opportunities to pursue stories, and working iteratively with colleagues on both short and long-term projects.

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of the position is investigative research, and thus a combination of editorial judgment and strong research skills is required, including the ability to research, analyze and synthesize information into actionable material, both as background and publishable content. A strong familiarity with government documents and FOIA is preferred.

The researcher will use expert knowledge of information sources, tools and contacts to piece together information that shapes our journalism at every phase of the reporting process. They’ll formulate strategies for supporting both investigative projects and daily breaking news events, and maintain awareness of emerging trends across a wide subject area, with an emphasis on national security issues and the intelligence community.

Utilizing their strong communication skills, the Investigative Researcher will share their knowledge of current trends and best practices in information sources with colleagues across First Look Media.

Qualifications:

-6+ years news research or equivalent experience.

-Proven track record of informing high-quality, published journalism

-Demonstrated proficiency in online databases including but not limited to Arachnys, DJX, Guidestar, Lexis-Nexis, PACER and TLO.

-Demonstrated proficiency using open source intelligence including but not limited to FEC data, IRS data, FARA, SOPR and government contract databases

-Familiarity with domestic and international FOI laws

-Expert ability searching the Internet, including public records databases and social media content

-Awareness and knowledge of emerging web-based tools and social media sites

-Demonstrated knowledge of Excel and Access

-Comfort learning new technologies and tools

-Strong journalistic skills.

-Excellent written and oral communication skills

-Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

-Ability to work effectively in a fast-moving, multi-project, team environment.

-Expert knowledge in the content and format of information resources, including the ability to critically evaluate, select and filter them.

-Masters Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent work experience.

Shanghai Journalism Fellowship , National Press Foundation and Fudan University
Posted on July 24, 2014

The National Press Foundation and Fudan University (China) are collaborating on a program to bring U.S. journalists to Shanghai, China. China Now: Entrepreneurship and More 2014 is an all-expenses-paid, ten-day fellowship in Shanghai where 10 U.S. journalists will have the opportunity to meet with business and economics faculty at Fudan University, interview leading Chinese entrepreneurs and explore issues such as China’s globalizing economy and environmental changes in China. The program takes place November 13 – 22, 2014.
 
DETAILED INFORMATION
APPLICATION

 
U.S. journalists from all media all eligible to apply. The fellowships will cover travel and lodging, plus a daily meal stipend. The deadline for applications is 5:00PM EDT Monday, August 25. Questions? Contact Jenny Ash-Maher, jenny@nationalpress.org
 
This Journalist to Journalist program is a collaboration of the National Press Foundation and Fudan University (China) and is funded by Prudential Financial, Inc.