Other JobFile (PR, Internships, etc.)

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JOURNALISM EDUCATION:~

— DePaul University Web content editor (see DePaul listing under public relations/promotions).  (2/3)

— Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy/Chicago seeks faculty members for staff and/or adjunct teaching jobs.   Send resume/CV, transcripts, contact information for three references and a letter describing relevant qualifications to the Flashpoint HR Dept., 28 N. Clark St., 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60602, call (312) 506-0643 or e-mail humanresources@tfa.edu. EOE  (Indef.)

 

— Indiana University-Bloomington seeks a non-tenure track broadcast journalism instructor who has experience with a variety of platforms ranging from TV stations to streaming and/or social media, can play a leadership role in growing an audiovisual curriculum and teach courses at the beginning and advanced levels. IU welcomes applicants who are broadcast professionals who have an aptitude for teaching, but must have a master’s degree minimum.  Interested candidates should review the complete job description and submit an application online at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/2603?utm_source=September+4%2C+2016&utm_campaign=rg111515&utm_medium=email.  (2/10)

 

— Western Kentucky State University (Elizabethtown, KY) seeks an assistant professor/broadcasting who can teach basic broadcast news, basic radio production, advanced radio performance, multiplatform news writing, process and effects of mass communication and core-curriculum courses required of freshmen; must produce consistent research and creative work to achieve tenure, advise students, perform service to the school and university, has a terminal degree and two years of professional experience or a master’s degree and four years of professional experience. Submit letter stating intent, a resume/CV, unofficial transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy and contact information or three references to http://www.wku.edu/employment/.  (2/15)

— East Tennessee State University seeks an assistant professor for its Department of Media and Communication who can teach a variety of media production ourses that include video production, broadcast studio production, video editing, radio production, management and production aspects of convergence journalism; will be the first school in the country to embed the Adobe Marketing Cloud media content solutions in curriculum, creating strong partnerships for industry for students and faculty; must be willing to join a team focused on innovation for growth initiatives in its graduate program; applicants must have a terminal degree in a related field and two years of professional media experience, or three years of professional experience, spots media production background and teaching experience.  To apply online and get additional information go to  https://jobs.etsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55493 and https://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=176372294&Title=Assistant+Professor%2C+Media+and+Communication.   EOE   (2/10)

 

OTHER:

–Openings at WDJT-TV, Milwaukee, WI:  Sales account executive who is passionate about selling television and digital as well as generating new business, understands how to communicate effectively and build strong internal and external relationships, has the abilities to sell promotions, can generate non-traditional revenues, has the creativity to develop customer-focused marketing solutions using multiple media products and has good negotiating skills; apply online at http://www.Click2Apply.net/9f2byxv9b9Production crew member (Job #HR-PC) who can floor direct and operate the TelePrompTer, knows or can learn iNews and Grass Valley production systems and can work a shift that is 4 a.m.-1230 p.m. weekdays and can work other weekday/weekend/holiday shifts as needed; must be able to assist with breaking news when needed.  Apply online at http://www.Click2Apply.net/6fyr53rmcp.  EOE  (2/15)—

— The Radio-Television Digital News Association and Foundation (Washington, DC) seek an executive director with at least 10 years journalism management experience to replace its retiring head; will be responsible for all RTDNA and RTDNF business/employees/assets as provided by the constitution and bylaws of both groups, provide leadership, set the annual agenda for both groups and lead fundraising efforts; will report to the association and Foundation chairman/chairwoman, executive committee and/or board of directors/trustees.  Although the groups are located in Washington, candidates may live anywhere but must be prepared to travel to Washington often.  Resume and 3-5 references to apply@rtdna.org.  EOE   (9/1)

 

 

INTERNSHIPS:~

 

— WBEZ-FM, Chicago has both paid and unpaid internship opportunities in areas ranging from production to reporting; the station is home to nationally-distributed programs such as This American Life, Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me and Sound Opinions and is Chicago’s only NPR member station, serving northwest Indiana, southwestern Michigan and southeastern Wisconsin as well as the metro area, with four community bureaus in the city of Chicago and NW Indiana.  News interns will gain exposure to a major market newsroom, learn solid foundations of public radio-style journalism, learn broadcast news writing, learn how to report short news items for local newscasts and publish related content to the Web; by the end of the internship, the intern will know how to edit audio and report news features that will be aired on WBEZ and online.  For more information and application deadlines go to www.wbez.org/internships.  EOE  (indef.)

 

— Internships at the Better Government Association (Chicago):  A part-time media intern to work in communication and media who is bright and ambitious, is an undergraduate or graduate student, can shoot video and edit in FinalCut Pro 7, can help with media outreach for civic engagement, has experience writing and reporting, has a nose for news, can learn new skills quickly, has a solid work ethic, pays attention to detail, has a sense of humor and has an understanding of current events and local government, particularly in Chicago and Illinois; Apply online at http://www.bettergov.org/about_us/jobs__internships.aspx  Investigative interns who should aspire to be investigative reporters, to work for a program that seeks to uncover waste, fraud and corruption in the activities of state and local government, can make phone calls to sources, can attend news conferences, can contribute to select stories and blogs, can come up with ideas for articles and investigations, can conduct research, can file FOIA requests, has experience writing and reporting, has a nose for news, can learn new skills quickly, has a solid work ethic, pays attention to detail, has a sense of humor and has an understanding of current events and local government, particularly in Chicago and Illinois; interns will work flexible hours as they assist in the research of stories and leads as well as legal issues, so computer skills are a must.  The BGA can comply with requirements so that an intern can receive course credit; apply via e-mail to Mary Frances O’Connor at mfoconnor@bettergov.org.   EOE    (indef.)

— CBS-owned WBBM/WCFS, Chicago seeks interns in news, production and marketing.  Interns will work between 16 and 36 hours a week (2-4 days) on a schedule to be determined by the internship coordinator and the student.  Students must be currently enrolled, have at least junior class standing and a 3.0 GPA, understand that job placement is not a part of the program, and must be able to obtain academic credit.  Marketing and promotions interns should know Word and Excel, word processing, filing, event logistics and management; resume to Cher Ames, marketing  mgr., fax (312) 297-7775 or e-mail cher_ames@cbsradio.com.  News interns should have familiarity with digital and analog editing and recording techniques; resumes to Ron Gleason, news and programming director, WBBM-AM, 180 N. Stetson, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60601 or fax (312) 297-7822.  EOE (Indef.)

— WLS-AM/FM, Chicago seeks promotions/events interns for academic credit; the station considers this an ideal internship opportunity for communications and broadcasting majors, especially those contemplating a career in broadcasting.  WLS (AM) is a news-talk station, while WLS-FM plays classic hits, both with legendary talent lineups.  College interns will get a hands-on experience in working in many different aspects of radio and must pay attention to detail, have a positive attitude, work well with Office and the Internet (Photoshop/Illustrator experience a bonus) and have a willingness to work hard.  This internship is unpaid and course credit must be earned.  Resume, a letter of recommendation and cover letter outlining your abilities and goals to Lorraine Lynn, WLS-AM/FM intern coordinator, Dept. WA, 190 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60601 or e-mail Lorraine.Lynn@cumulus.com.  No calls.     EOE  (Indef.)

— Internships at ABC-owned WLS-TV, Chicago: Investigative intern who is studying to become an investigative reporter or producer, who is at least junior level and will learn by doing as part of the WLS-TV I-Team, generating and researching investigative topics, coordinating projects and following them through to the finished on-air product and follow-up reports; background should include college-level or commercial print and/or broadcast experience for this unpaid (college credit) internship; applicants should submit a resume, an outline of personal interests and professional goals and a statement of why you would like to be chosen for the I-Team internship to Ann Pistone, WLS-TV I-Team, or e-mail i-team@abc.com. Also, interns who will observe and participate on a limited basis as they learn the function, operation and staffing of the news, sports, programming, sales, research sales, creative services and community services departments, to earn a specified number of academic credits (unpaid), to be determined by the school; students must be at least second semester juniors, have a “B” average and be able to work no less than three days a week at the station, with a maximum of 15 hours a week over 12 weeks; submit application, resume, an outline of personal interests and professional goals, and a statement of why you would like to be chosen for the internship, to Elsa Ruiz Claveria, internship coord., WLS-TV, 190 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60601.  No calls.  EOE  (Indef.)

— Total Traffic/Chicago seeks student interns who have a strong interest in news, are in good standing in school, and would work for a three-month period.  Send resume, and a letter stating why you would be a good addition to its Chicago office to the news bureau chief, 161 N. Clark St., Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601 or call (312) 705-1758.   EOE   (Indef.)

— WGN (AM), Chicago seeks interns eligible for credit who are interested in working in the new WGN Radio newsroom, in the heart of the Chicago Tribune newsroom, working shoulder-to-shoulder with the Trib’s Chicago Breaking News, Chicago Breaking Sports and Chicago Breaking Business teams; shifts available 24/7.  Get further details and apply online ASAP at www.wgnradio.com/internships. EOE (Indef.)

— Fox-owned WFLD/WPWR-TV, Chicago, has an academic internship program for college credit with internships in news, promotions/PR, traffic/research, community affairs, human resources and finance/business/programming.  Must be registered and junior or senior standing; students must provide resume, completed application form and a letter from their colleges indicating they will receive credit.  For information, contact Shynaa Brown, intern coordinator, WFLD/WPWR-TV, 205 N. Michigan Av., Chicago, IL 60601, or call (312) 565-5558.  EOE (indef.)~~

— Chicago-based documentary photographer/filmmaker Jon Lowenstein seeks apprentices for the fall, winter and summer terms who are interested and dedicated to documentary storytelling/transmedia/documentary filmmaking, is currently working on a documentary project and seeking mentorship, is interested in grant writing and how to sell ideas to funders, is interested in digital asset management and archiving, is interested in public arts programming, is interested in building and refining a portfolio but is not merely seeking to build a resume or learn skills; the apprenticeship requires a proactive investment on the part of the apprentice; Lowenstein specializes in unsparing clarity and likes to confront the realms of power/poverty/violence while demonstrating a lighted love of people and an intractable belief in the arts. Successful fall/winter candidates must be able to dedicate at least two days during the week over a six-month period and adhere to a regular schedule (applications due Aug. 15).  The summer apprenticeship (deadline Jan.15) is a 300-hour opportunity geared toward international applicants/recent grads/candidates who have more schedule flexibility during the summer months; will be expected to scan and process digital images using Photoshop and lightroom, develop film, assist on photo and video production shoots, assist in printing archival prints for exhibitions and portfolios, research equipment/locations for pre-production/researching photo archive solutions, update social media and edit and work with multimedia content; experience and familiarity working with photography, multimedia storytelling and digital imaging programs preferred.  A stipend can be made available to cover expenses for qualified candidates.  Submit a link to your portfolio/work, resume, contact information for two references and a cover letter specifying which apprenticeship you seek and discussing your goals for the apprenticeship, to Phil@jonlowenstein.com.  EOE   (indef.)

— Campus Insiders (Chicago) seeks interns for year-round learning opportunities; applicants must be interested in multimedia and broadcast sports journalism and ready to gain invaluable experience at a cutting-edge, digital broadcast facility located in Chicago’s Harpo Studios; must have a strong knowledge of college football and basketball, a passion for spots journalism and a desire to develop multi-platform production skills.  Writing samples, resume and a letter outlining why you’re the best person for the internships to Ray Crawford at rcrawford@campusinsiders.com.   EOE   (indef.)
— Green Target Global Group/Chicago seeks interns with strong writing and communications skills for a firm that does public relations, marketing communications and consulting focused on financial, professional services, B2B and corporate organizations. Interns will learn about branding, crisis/litigation communications, direct mail, e-marketing, media relations and publicity, opinion research, positioning and targeted advertising. Resume and letter stating your interests to Kristen Griffin, 1 N. LaSalle, Suite 27, Chicago, IL 60602 or e-mail kgriffin@greentarget.net. EOE (Indef.)

— Internships at WGN-TV, Chicago: Morning news intern who can greet guests, write tip sheets, escort guests to and from studios, research and locate archive video, and work closely with producers and the EP.  Investigative unit intern, to research and develop tips and leads, screen and log video, attend court, pull court documents, perform other clerical duties and go into the field with producers and reporters.   Assignment desk intern who will answer viewer and reporter calls, research stories and sort through mail and faxes; may accompany reporters and videographers on assignment.  Sports intern who has strong knowledge of sports, can log games to be used for highlights, scan the wires, learn to identify the proper highlights, video, sound bites and other materials for shows, help in the field with interviews, and learn to use the Sony Newsbase clip edit system that allows editing straight from desk computers; good for those seeking “hands-on” experience.  Experience not a requirement, but must be creative, curious, have proper business demeanor and the ability to listen and learn.  Must be available 15 hours a week for 13 weeks.  Must be college juniors, seniors or graduate students able to get credit for work.  Resumes to the WGN-TV HR Dept., 2501 W. Bradley Pl., Chicago, IL 60618, call (773) 528-1387 or e-mail wgntv-hr@tribune.com.   EOE (Indef.)

— Chicago-based documentary photographer Jon Lowenstein seeks an intern to work with him and a studio manager on a schedule that involves working with the photographer to maintain the weekly workflow of the business and work on special projects, including direct involvement in the photo industry, weekly one-on-one workshops in portfolio and career development and mentoring with a highly reputable photographer; applicants must be able to dedicate two days a week for three months, have a car and be familiar with Macs, Photoshop, Bridge or Photo mechanic, Lightroom/Aperture, InDesign, Excel and Word; video editing background is a plus.  Although the internship is unpaid, a stipend is available to help cover expenses.  Applicants should compose a letter discussing career goals and how the internship can help achieve them, a resume, two references and a link to your own work or project to studio.manager.jl@gmail.com.  EOE   (Indef.)

 

— Chicago Artists’ News seeks interns, college student or otherwise, for two internship programs: one Editorial and the other for Marketing/Advertising support; the periodical prefers some skills/experience in the newspaper field but is also willing to match relative “rookie” individuals to tasks depending on strengths.   Cover letter should indicate interest in “editorial” or “marketing/advertising;” send with clips (for editorial internships) and resume to the Chicago Artists’ News editor, 70 E. Lake St., Suite 230, Chicago, IL 60601 or e-mail editor@caconline.org.   EOE  (Indef.)

— The Big Ten Network (Chicago, IL) seeks production and marketing/promotions interns.  The production intern will support the remote production team, assist with day-to-day administrative event projects as needed, will input music cue sheets, will maintain the checklist for remote promo copy for events, track post-event reports from producers and directors, ship DVDs to talent and others as requested and will collect and log new talent reels; familiarity withy college and professional sports preferred, along with strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.  Marketing interns will be responsible for developing and contributing to marketing efforts consistent with the goals and objectives of the network and the conference; will serve as brand ambassadors on campus as the eyes and ears of their individual campuses, will be the Big Ten Network’s direct contact with various marketing initiatives not completed from HQ, will lead marketing initiatives from recruiting SuperFans, handing out publicity materials and promoting new BTN programming; should have a strong on-campus social network and be familiar with Facebook, Twitter, blogging and other social media; must be multi-task oriented with strong organizational skills.  All interns must be at least sophomore standing and be able to get college credit.  Apply online at www.foxcareers.com.  EOE  (Indef.)

— Gameplan Entertainment seeks interns who have a strong interest in the media and entertainment business; students must seek college credit, have a good academic record and be able to work in the office 2-3 days a week with duties that include research, client contacts, reviewing demos and assisting the marketing department.  E-mail cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Landry at elandry@gameplan.com.  EOE  (Indef.)

— The Hyde Park Herald and Lakefront Outlook (Chicago, IL/South Side) seek an intern looking to supplement college coursework.  Should know the city’s South Side, particularly from 22nd to 60th Streets and east of the Dan Ryan Expressway.  Three clips, resume and a letter stating why you’re right for the internship to the Herald Newspapers Editor, 5240 S. Harper Av., Chicago, IL 60615, fax (773) 643-8542 or e-mail hpherald@aol.com.   EOE  (Indef.)

— Christianity Today, Carol Stream, IL, a current events monthly magazine of evangelical conviction, offers semester-long, part-time news internships to college students who have decided on careers in journalism, as well as summer internships for such students and recent college graduates; interns will receive hands-on experience in magazine publishing, but news reporting and writing for publication and clips are not guaranteed. The news internship is for experienced student journalists only and should be considered a supplement to previous journalism education in the classroom; applicants also should have general knowledge of the evangelical community, religion, and the Internet. Resumes to Ted Olsen, news director, 465 Gunderson Dr., Carol Stream, IL 60188 or e-mail tolsen@christianitytoday.com.  EOE  (indef.)

— WIND (AM), Chicago seeks interns for its news and political units who can work flexible schedules, do in-studio and in-the-field research and produce local, national and breaking stories; applicants must provide college information and academic contacts.  Apply to Mike Scott, c/o internship program, WIND (AM), 25 Northwest Point, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007.   EOE   (Indef.)

— NextMedia Radio, Crystal Lake, IL seeks interns who will do more than get coffee and hang banner rolls.  Resume to Karyn Kasi, promotions dir., 8800 US Hwy. 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012 or e-mail kkasi@nextmediachicago.com.   EOE  (indef.)

** WREX-TV, Rockford, IL seeks unpaid interns in its news, sports and production departments who can get credit from their school; the station will consider both high school and college students able to get credit from their schools. Apply online at www.careersatquincy.com.   EOE  (Indef.)

— WIFR-TV, Rockford, IL seeks interns who are seeking a degree in communications or broadcast journalism and have the recommendation of an advisor; internships are unpaid, so students should show proof that they will receive college credit or endorsement for their work.  Resume and letter of recommendation to WIFR-TV Internships, Box 123, Rockford, IL 61105 EOE  (Indef.)

— WRHL-AM/FM, Rochelle, IL seeks interns, both full and part-time, who will do researching, create and record daily newscasts, edit audio, record the weather from the Fox affiliate and edit for broadcast, create/record/produce public service announcements from local/national/international organizations, learn/master Adobe Audition production software, learn AudioVault automation software, operate control boards during local and state sporting events (including Chicago Bears broadcasts), operate radio equipment controlling what is broadcast live during city council meetings and other live remotes, may include some live on-air work, create/produce/record commercials for WRHL clients, and perform other miscellaneous duties as needed, including some weekend work. “By the end of the internship, the intern will learn how a real-life, for-profit small-market radio station operates; one would learn all of the moving parts, all the titles, duties and basic structure of the radio business, and would in addition build radio and TV broadcasting contacts to form a solid foundation for a future career in broadcasting.” Internships run January-April, May-August and September-December, while specific start and end dates remain flexible. To apply, send a resume and letter stating what you can bring to the table (e-mail is fine) to Greg Saunders, WRHL-AM/FM, at Greg@wrhl.net; call with questions to (815) 562-7001 x-11. EOE  (Indef.)

— WTJK-AM, Rockton, IL seeks interns year-round who are energetic, friendly and hard-working students and can help coordinate contests, do copywriting, aid in the development of the station’s promotions, do research, update station Web sites, and perform out-of-office responsibilities in the Rockford and South Beloit areas that can include promoting at sporting events, local bars, clubs and retail locations.  Applicants must possess excellent organizational skills, good writing ability, creativity and the ability to assist with many projects and ideas.  Internship is for college credit and you must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle.  Resume and e-mail telling how you would be an asset to ESPN Radio 1380/Rockford to Kate Heine at kheine@gkbradio.com.  EOE  (Indef.)

— WVIK-FM, Rock Island, IL seeks a Amy Helpenstell reporter/anchor fellow for a six-month newsroom position; the purpose of the grant is to help young journalists develop their skills and get a good start in the profession; will announce and cover local news ranging from political candidates and school boards to economic development and art gallery openings; included will be daily on-air responsibilities that are primarily in the afternoon and evening; some experience is required, and familiarity with public radio is a plus.  The pay is $12/hour for a 40-hour week.  Apply by e-mailing Herb Trix, ND, WVIK-FM, at herbtrix@wvik.org; the ability to come to Rock Island for an interview is helpful.  EOE   (1/6)–

— WQAD-TV, Moline, IL (Quad Cities market) seeks interns for spring, summer and fall internships for academic credit.  Its interns learn (and DO) it all under the supervision of the person responsible for the intern’s work.  Videography intern candidates should apply to Andy McKay at andy.mckay@wqad.com; Internet content interns to Shellie Nelson at shellie.nelson@wqad.com; marketing interns to Lisa Short at lisa.short@wqad.com; producer/reporter interns to Alan Baker at alan.baker@wqad.com.  EOE (Indef.)

— WTAX-AM, Springfield, IL seeks interns interesting in doing news who have a background in writing, want to learn what it is like to take a news tip to a full story and want an internship where you could potentially do it all — find the information, get the tape, edit and write the story.  Resume to Will Stevenson, news and programming director, WTAX-AM, 3501 E. Sangamon Av., Springfield, IL 62707, call (217) 753-5400 or e-mail WillStevenson@wtax.com.   EOE  (Indef.)

** The University of Illinois at Springfield seeks spring grads and young reporters who are ready for a new challenge, want to take reporting and news writing skills to the next level and learn how to handle the pressure-packed environment of reporting at the Illinois Statehouse while earning a master’s degree. The UIS Public Affairs Reporting program is a one-year MA program that is a unique blend of classroom study and real-life work experience featuring a six-month internship during which you’ll earn academic credit working as a full-time reporter in the Statehouse pressroom for a radio or TV bureau. Along the way, you’ll pick up hours of resume material as impressive proof to your next prospective boss that you can cover a very demanding beat at the highest professional level. You’ll also receive a $585/month stipend and a tuition waiver during the internship. Applications are being taken for the fall of 2017.  For more information, contact Charles Wheeler at (217) 206-7494 e-mail wheeler.charles@.uis.edu, or check out the PAR Website, www.uis.edu/publicaffairsreporting/    EOE  (4/1)–

— WICS-TV, Springfield, IL seeks news department interns that are non-paid and should be coordinated with colleges for credit; should have technical and customer support career interests in multimedia including networks, client work stations, servers, software, audio-video production and fiber satellite distribution, and will have the opportunity to work with a variety of hardware and software platforms from vendors, including AVID, PathFire, Panasonic and others.  Resume to Alaina Marx, HR Dept., WICS-TV, 2680 E. Cook St., Springfield, IL 62703.  EOE  (Indef.)

— Openings at WTMJ (AM), Milwaukee, WI: Sports interns (Job #984BR) who can work weekends and weeknights as needed, participate in coverage of live sporting events with an emphasis on the Brewers/Pacers/Bucks/Badgers, can gather and edit pre-game and post-game sound from the events site/dugout/locker room/clubhouse, assist the sports department with script writing for drive time programming and plan and assist with production and execution of the station’s Sports Central show; apply online at https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=26013&siteid=5501&AReq=984BR.  EOE   (12/31)

 

— WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee, WI seeks newsroom interns who are juniors or seniors, able to earn college credit, have the ability to spend at least 25 hours a week in the newsroom and can work flexible schedules.  Non-paid.  Letter should include desired start date, and the dates and times you would be available for a brief interview.  Send with resume to Sydney Gohring, intern coordinator/TV News, WTMJ-TV, 720 E. Capitol Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53212.  EOE  (indef.)

 

— Wisconsin Public Radio (Milwaukee, WI) seeks a reporter who is a recent college graduate or early career reporter who seeks to prepare for a successful career as its 12-month, full-time paid Second Century Fellow (Job #11698) who will receive close supervision and coaching as a reporter in areas that include story selection/interviewing/sound editing/writing/developing in-depth stories; candidates should have experience as an intern or part-time reporter.  Pay $3,500/month with benefits.  Submit a resume, a sample news report, 2-3 samples of radio news scripts you have prepared four professional references and a detailed cover letter explaining show you meet the qualifications, why the fellowship meets your career development needs and how you will bring a diverse perspective to the job, to https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu; questions can be taken by Betsy Nelson at (608) 262-5221 or by e-mailing betsy.nelson@wpr.org.  EOE   (6/20)–

 

— WTMJ (AM), Milwaukee, WI seeks a sports intern (Job #30171) who can accompany sports reporters and hosts on game assignments, participate in story preparation and construction, assist in updating the station Web site with sports information/audio/video, digitally edit audio collected in locker rooms and creating Web-only stories complete with audio and photos; must have good presentation skills, be well-organized, have good written and verbal communication skills, be self-motivated and creative, be a current college students and be available to work 20 hours a week during weekday mornings and afternoons. Apply online at

https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/RTI.home?c=1060841&d=External&r=5000088939606  EOE   (4/28)

 

 

— WISN-AM, Milwaukee, WI seeks interns for a newsroom that is fast-paced, gathers local news aggressively, and needs interns who can work in-studio and in the field, research and produce stories, answer listener phone calls, and be able to work flexible hours.  Internship is unpaid; must be taken for college credit.  Applications are taking on an ongoing basis for internships summer, fall and spring.  Tape and resume to Jodi Becker, WISN-AM News Internship Program, 12100 W. Howard Av., Greenfield, WI 53228, call (414) 944-5494 or e-mail jodibecker@clearchannel.com.   EOE   (indef.)

— WDJT-TV, Milwaukee, WI seeks interns (Job #HR-Internship) in a variety of areas who can commit 15 hours a week for an entire semester during the regular school year; must receive college credit, as the internship is unpaid; available internships include bilingual (Spanish-English) news intern, sports intern, producer assistant intern, assignment desk intern, meteorology intern, sales intern, engineering intern, production intern, master control intern and promotions intern.   To apply contact Internships c/o the WDJT-TV HR Dept., 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214, fax (414) 607-8188 or e-mail ccamps@cbs58.com.  EOE  (Indef.)

 

— WBAY-TV, Green Bay, WI seeks interns in its news, sports, sales and engineering department, with every effort made to assign meaningful projects and tasks, with supervision and evaluation; must be a full-time student (junior or senior standing preferred) and done for credit as apart of a bona fide course of study with credit.  Send resume and letter stating personal objectives and hoped-for accomplishments to Trish Ossman, EP (news); Chris Roth, sports director (sports); Steve Lavin, GSM (sales), or Greg Tadyshak, chief engineer (engineering), WBAY-TV, 115 S. Jefferson St., Green Bay, WI 54301 or e-mail Melissa Feldman, station business mgr., at mfeldman@wbay.com.  (Indef.)

— WISH-TV, Indianapolis, IN seek interns who can work at least 15 hours a week for 10 weeks for college credit and without financial compensation; students may work one full-semester internship per student and must provide information from a faculty advisor stating the length of the internship and that they will receive credit.  The station attaches the same standards that it uses when hiring staff.  Internships are available in news reporting, I-Team reporting, sports, videography, production, promotion, graphic arts, sales and marketing, public affairs and broadcast engineering.  Once information is received from a student it is forwarded to the appropriate department head who will then decide if the station needs or wants to set up an interview.  Send applications to the WISH-TV internship program, 1950 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202 or e-mail careers@wishtv.com.   (Indef.)

— WXIN/WTTV, Indianapolis, IN seeks interns to work in a year-round program who want as much “hands-on” opportunity as possible and are expected and encouraged to learn about all aspects of commercial broadcasting; typically must work 8-10 weeks on a part-time (20-40 hours/week) basis.  In addition to morning and evening news (including sports and weather) there are internships in operations and production, creative services, and sales.  Deadlines are: for the summer term 3/1; for the fall term 8/1; for the winter-spring term 12/1, and preference is given to students majoring in a related field.  Submit resume with cover letter stating department of interest and academic term in which you are available to the WXIN/WTTV HR Sept., 6910 Network Pl., Indianapolis, IN 46278; qualified students will be contacted for an interview.  (Indef.)
— Internships at Great Lakes Media/The Chronicle (Valparaiso, IN):  Sports editorial/photo intern who can work 20-30+ hours each week for credit; the internship will expose the right candidate to all facets of weekly production, including writing, photography and layout on three weekly newspapers in Lake and Porter Counties.  The papers also may consider unpaid internships in other areas of emphasis, such as community reporting.  All applicants must have completed the sophomore year of college, must be majoring in communications or journalism, must have completed basic reporting and writing classes, and are responsible for securing their own living arrangements.  Background in photojournalism with a college newspaper is a definite plus.  Resume and contact information for three professional/educational references to Brenda Kleihege, publisher, 208 Elm St., Valparaiso, IN 46383. EOE   (indef.)

— WANE-TV, Ft. Wayne, IN seeks interns who are full-time juniors or seniors, can receive college credit, can work without financial compensation, and are able to perform at least 160 on-site hours, although more are recommended for a full experience.  The station offers internships in news reporting, producing, videography, sports and weather; operations production, directing, floor camera and engineering; sales marketing and research; and promotions editing, public affairs and creative services.  Deadlines are 11/30 for winter and spring internships, 2/28 for summer internships and 7/31 for fall internships.  Resume, letter telling why you would be a good intern and school program requirements to the WANE-TV internship program, 2915 W. State Blvd., Ft. Wayne, IN 46808.  (Indef.)

— WPTA/WISE-TV, Ft. Wayne, IN seek interns in news, promotions, sales/marketing, production and accounting; the stations are flexible regarding the months that internships are offered, mainly on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Must be able to earn college credit and have a letter from the school indicating enrollment in an internship for credit.  Resume to Deborah Sand, WPTA/WISE-TV HR Dept., Box 2121, Ft. Wayne, IN 46801.  (Indef.)

— KMOV-TV, St. Louis, MO seeks a broadcast assistant.  In this 13-week appointment, successful candidates will assist producers and production assistants, operate the TelePrompTer and assist in various aspects of newscast preparation.  Must be able to work flexible weekday and weekend hours.  Perfect for students with a broadcast journalism emphasis.  Resume to Audrey Prywitch, EP/News, KMOV-TV, One Memorial Dr., St. Louis, MO 63102.  EOE  (Indef.)

— WDAF-TV, Kansas City, MO seeks interns with junior or senior status who are majoring in journalism, broadcasting, communications, marketing and graphic design; internships are unpaid and must be for college class credit, and most departments require a minimum of 20 hours of work per week; news department opportunities exist in sports, producing, reporting, video editing and videography.  Resume and a letter detailing your interests to the WDAF-TV HR Dept./Internship Coordinator, 3030 Summit, Kansas City, MO 64108.  (Indef.)

— WPSD-TV, Paducah, KY seeks interns who want to gain a diversified experience in a variety of fields with a hands-on educational opportunity.  Internships are offered year-round in news, sports, weather, production, creative services, Web design and sales/marketing.  Applicants must be at least 18, have junior, senior or graduate academic standing, be able to receive academic credit from an educational institution based on hours of training, and have the ability to commute at specified times to the station.  Applicants with serious interest only should contact Corey Goodman, news producer/internship coordinator, Box 1197, Paducah, KY 24002-1197 or e-mail cgoodman@wpsdtv.com for an application form.  EOE  (Indef.)

— WDIV-TV, Detroit, MI seeks interns in programming promotions, news and sales; the program is designed to augment the educational development of students for careers in broadcasting by creating opportunities for students to gain experience in day-to-day operations; must be 18 years of age, enrolled in a college or university, be majoring in communications or a related field, be classified as at least a junior when the internship begins and be seeking class credits or their equivalent (such as a master’s thesis).  Apply by including name, address and phone number, and send application via e-mail to the WDIV-TV HR Administrator at barbz@wdiv.com.  (Indef.)

— WXYZ-TV, Detroit, MI seeks news, assignment desk, sports and special project unit interns who will learn investigative technique through ands-on work with the unit; students must be motivated, will have the opportunity to create a resume tape by the end of the internship, will gain an insight into newsroom operations, will learn alongside staff and will work with the investigative, consumer, health and advocacy units; interns must be able to work between 12 and 32 hours a week for credit only, with days and times based on student availability and department needs to be determined before the start date.  Students must be registered as a junior or senior and be able to receive college/university course credit for participating, complying with all school requirements as well as WXYZ-TV requirements.  Students must be up-to-date on current vents on all levels, actively watching newscasts, browsing the Web, reading newspapers and making and utilizing sources.  Apply online at http://scripps.com/careers/jobsearch.html.  (Indef.)

— WOOD/WOTV/WXSP-TV, Grand Rapids, MI seek interns who are college juniors and seniors and would like to gain experience in news, weather, community affairs, promotions, sales and accounting.  Resume to WOOD-TV Internships, 120 College Av. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, call (616) 771-9061 or e-mail careers@woodtv.com.   (Indef.)

— WKYC-TV, Cleveland, OH seeks a interns for a range of jobs that include journalism, PR, Web site production and production; students must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, be able to get course credit and be able to be present at least three days a week.  Students should submit resume that includes courses related to the internship requested, a letter indicating the dates of availability and a letter from the student’s school indicating that the student will receive credit if chosen.  Resume to Janet Christopher, WKYC/WVXP-TV, 1333 Lakeside Av., Cleveland, OH 44114 or fax (216) 344-3477.  No calls.  (Indef.)

— WEWS-TV, Cleveland, OH seeks unpaid interns in a number of areas: “Good Morning Cleveland,” “Live on Five,” news assignment desk, Akron bureau, and “Team Five” Investigators/Troubleshooters.  Must receive college credit and be able to work a 20-40 hour schedule.  Resume to the WEWS-TV internship coordinator, 3001 Euclid Av., Cleveland, OH 44115.  (indef.)

— WVIZ-TV/WCPN-FM, Cleveland, OH offers internships designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn about careers in public broadcasting through hands-on experience.  Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and be able to receive credit for the internship.  Tape/CD (if available), with resume, to the WVIZ/WCPN HR/Idea Center Dept., 1375 Euclid Av., Cleveland, OH 44115-1835.  (Indef.)

— Cincinnati Magazine, Cincinnati, OH seeks energetic, hard-working editorial interns to work for four months at fact-checking, research/reporting and short writing assignments; must be able to work at least 15 hours a week in the office for credit (unpaid), with hours varying depending on class and work schedules.  English and journalism majors are given high priority but other majors are welcome.  Must be juniors or seniors, and a resident of the Greater Cincinnati/northern KY area (Hamilton, Butler, Clermont or Warren Counties in OH, and Kenton, Campbell or Boone Counties in KY).   Clips and resume with a letter telling what you can bring to the job to Aiesha D. Little, Cincinnati magazine internship program, 200 Carew Tower, 441 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202.  Fall interns must apply by June 1, spring interns by Oct. 2 and summer interns by Feb. 1.  No calls.  (Indef.)

— WPTY-TV, Memphis, TN seeks unpaid news interns on an ongoing basis who will be responsible for their own living expenses and must be able to receive academic credit.  Must have second-semester junior standing or higher, be certified in writing by the student’s academic counselor, have a degree path with a major or minor in broadcast journalism or related field, be able to work 20 hours a week for eight consecutive weeks, be able to agree in writing to a fixed curriculum and work schedule, and be able to work holidays, weekends, night shifts and other periods.  Send letter explaining why you want to participate in the internship program and how it would benefit you to Lisa Lovell, EP, 2701 Union Av. Extended, Memphis, TN 38112.  (Indef.)

— WBBJ-TV, Jackson, TN seeks energetic, intelligent, dependable, reliable and responsible news junkies and broadcast or communications majors to work as newsroom interns on the weekend shift; must dub tapes, make beat calls, operate studio cameras for the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts, assist reporters and videographers in the field and newsroom, go out on stories, learn how to edit and dub tapes and to do what it takes to produce a quality newscasts.  Morning and evening shifts are available.  To apply, call Chip Washington, WBBJ-TV, at (901) 725-8621 weekdays or (601) 668-3310 (cell phone) at other times.  (Indef.)

— Foreign Policy magazine seeks an unpaid research intern who will assist editors in researching and planning content, help assistant editors with fact-checking, proof articles, write and work on at least one short piece to be published at the editor’s discretion, and can work a flexible schedule of at least 15-20 hours a week for a semester.  Students must have completed their junior year, or be graduate students with educational or job background in international relations, comparative politics, journalism, history or economics.  To apply, submit a 5-10 page (maximum) writing sample, resume and letter of recommendation to Kate Palmer, internship coordinator, 1779 Massachusetts Av. NW, Washington, DC 20036, call (202) 939-2247, fax (202) 483-4430 or e-mail kpalmer@ceip.org.   (Indef.)

— KSL-AM, Salt Lake City, UT seeks interns in radio news, sports and programming who are registered full-time at a university, college, community college or vocational-technical institute; priority will be given to students who are juniors, seniors or in the final year of a community college or vocational/technical school program.  Should be self-starting, able to meet deadlines, precise and accurate, a good writer and producer, and able to devote 20 hours a week, with a schedule to be arranged by the intern, coordinator and the intern’s academic adviser.  Must appear professional and be able to produce a letter from the applicant’s school verifying the arrangement of credit for the internship.  To apply, download an application from the KSL Web site: www.intermountainradio.com; questions can be directed to hr@intermountainradio.com.   (Indef.)

PUBLIC RELATIONS/PROMOTIONS:

** The SE10 Chicago office seeks a public relations account executive who will support account leads/execute/create strategies/campaigns/programs for clients, is detail-oriented, is a team player, always thinks a step ahead, knows how to write a great story, can pull briefing books/create production schedules and editorial calendars, can manage day-to-day execution of multiple client programs, can monitor and gain understanding of clients’ industries and competition, can act as a liaison between SE10/client/outsider vendors, can interview people and draft content for campaigns, can get content through clients’ review and approval process, can assist with new program concepts, can prospect for new business and can proactively pursue opportunities for enhanced involvement and contributions to the account.  Apply to Mariana Santos at mariana/santos@se10.com.   EOE   (2/28)

 

— The DePaul University Driehaus College of Business (Chicago) seeks a Web content editor (Job #2412) with at least two years of professional content management experience who can develop/design/edit content, can manage the content structure in support of the college’s marketing and communications strategies, can write engaging Web marketing content, can review and approve content created by college units while assuring that it aligns with DePaul’s brand positioning and Web site best practices, can collaborate with the college’s departments and centers to provide Web content strategy and design guidance that is consistent with the college’s overall Web strategy and addresses intended audiences and goals; must analyze/interpret/report Web analytics on user behavior.  Apply online at https://pshr.depaul.edu/psc/HRPRD92/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&;    EOE   (2/3)

 

— CBS-owned WBBM-TV, Chicago seeks a promotions producer (Job #25864) who can write/produce/edit original promos, including daily topical/station/news image promos as well as syndicated promotional spots for the station; must be a top-notch writer. Apply online at http://cbscorporation.jobs/chicago-il/promotions-producer-editor/770A6E7E87524695A9E79C0605296733/job/.   EOE   (2/28)

 

— CBS-owned WUSN-FM, Chicago seeks a part-time promotions coordinator (Job #26074) who is outgoing and hard-working, is creative, can work on location at station events/live broadcasts, can interact with listeners, can perform some clerical duties, is energetic and efficient, can multi-task in a lively and fast-paced environment, is cheerful and cooperative, is proficient with Microsoft Office and has a customer focus’ must be able to work days/evenings/weekends.  Apply online at www.cbsradio.com.  EOE   (2/28)

— CBS-owned WSCR (AM), Chicago seeks a part-time promotions coordinator (Job #26077) who is outgoing and hard-working, is creative, can work on location at station events/live broadcasts, can interact with listeners, can perform some clerical duties, is energetic and efficient, can multi-task in a lively and fast-paced environment, is cheerful and cooperative, is proficient with Microsoft Office and has a customer focus’ must be able to work days/evenings/weekends.  Apply online at www.cbsradio.com.  EOE   (2/28)

** CBS-owned WBBM-FM, Chicago seeks a full-time promotions coordinator (Job #27220) who is outgoing and hard-working, is creative, can work on location at station events/live broadcasts, can interact with listeners, can perform some clerical duties, is energetic and efficient, can multi-task in a lively and fast-paced environment, is cheerful and cooperative, is proficient with Microsoft Office and has a customer focus’ must be able to work days/evenings/weekends.  Apply online at www.cbsradio.com.  EOE   (2/28)

— Comcast SportsNet/Chicago seeks a promo writer/producer (Job #30158BR) with at least three years experience who has strong and creative producing/writing/promo shooting/directing experience that compels viewer action, can work with the news and Web teams to grow synergy in cross-promotion, has a creative point of view, can coordinate with the heads of creative and marketing to assure that promos accurately and effectively communicate the brand; apply online at https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?SID=%5earmHmnTwg4TwPcJKHevoeeI1qcDwckJe3xNpHW24telYhUrbhtwoGuLGrDd1mBe6&jobId=349849&type=search&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5108&JobSiteInfo=349849_5108&GQId=0.  EOE   (2/10)

— WEEK-TV, Peoria, IL seeks a take-charge promotions writer/producer who can create powerful concepts that market a message or twll a story, can use the power of video to produce memorable and effective promotions in a full-service production facility and can do everything from station marketing campaigns to commercials.  Apply online at promotion-writer-producer-week.  EOE   (2/10)

— WNDU-TV, South Bend, IN seeks a promotion writer/videographer/editor (Job #16-11) who can edit promotion production with an emphasis on news promotion; must have commercial or promotional writing experience, know non-linear editing, be well-versed in electronic field production and lighting and have an aptitude for computer-related work.  Tape/DVD/online link and resume to Michael Fowler, promotion/programming mgr., WNDU-TV, Box 1616, South Bend, IN 46634 or e-mail Michael.fowler@wndu.com.  No calls.   (2/23)

— WDAF-TV, Kansas City, MO seeks a promotions producer/videographer who can produce promotional messages, spots and elements in support of news and station programming, create and conceptualize special and regularly-scheduled promos and commercials, do writing and editing communicates well and can work flexible hours and shifts; must be proficient with Premiere/FinalCut Pro/DSLR cameras and can work flexible hours and shifts.  Apply online at http://www.tribunemediacareers.com.  (2/15)

 

— WXYZ-TV, Detroit, MI seeks a topical and promotions producer (Job #12267) who can work a 2:30-11 p.m. weekday schedule, can write and producer daily 11 p.m. topical news promotion, can write and produce other television/radio/cable/Internet/print materials and can write and produce public service announcement and commercials.  Apply online at https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1060841&d=External.  (1/27)

— WWTV/WWUP-TV, Traverse City, MI seeks a marketing manager with at least three years experience who has passions for news/community/growing brands, can develop and implement station marketing and communications across all platforms, is creative, is a strong writer, is detail-oriented, can collaborate with sales/traffic/news/digital and is a social media expert.  Online links and resume to Kevin Dunaway, WWTV/WWUP-TV, Box 627, Cadillac, MI 49601 or e-mail kevindunaway@9and10news.com.  (2/8)

— WOIO/WUAB-TV, Cleveland, OH seeks a marketing and digital writer/producer (Job #2016-6116) who is quick-thinking/creative/multi-talented, can produced promotional and social media posts that engage and produce results, can produce marketing content for all platforms, can work on station and corporate initiatives, knows broadcast journalism, can communicate ideas clearly, knows video editing and can work effectively under extreme deadline pressure.  Apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6116/digital-marketing-producer/job.  (2/8)

— WEWS-TV, Cleveland, OH seeks a marketing producer (Job #12478) who can tackle diverse promotional projects, can help the station grow audiences on all platforms, can bring energy and enthusiasm to the job, has engaging ideas, knows how to make ideas real, is a great collaborator, is a strong creative and strategic thinker and has a passion for news and the media; apply online at https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1060841&d=External.  (2/8)

— Openings at WHIO-TV, Dayton, OH: Promotions producer (Job #1615586) who can create compelling spots and campaigns that drive audiences across TV/radio/newspaper/digital platforms, is a strong copy editor, is a creative editor, can shoot video, can work independently, is detail-oriented, is well organized, is highly collaborative, is a news junkie and has good production skills; apply online at https://jobs.coxmediagroup.com/job/dayton/promotions-producer/1646/3367918.  (2/15)

— WTOL-TV, Toledo, OH seeks a promotions manager who can strategize community outreach and display station branding; must work independently or with a team, be highly motivated and creative, can write promotional announcements/campaigns/social media/digital marketing, work closely with the AND and knows non-linear editing (Adobe Creative Cloud preferred.) Apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5727/promotions-manager/job.  (2/8)

— WHBQ-TV, Memphis, TN seeks a nightside promotions writer/producer (Job #1615272) who can write research-based, process-driven, brand reinforcing active-language topical and series scripts to drive viewers to station newscasts; should always provide a promise of coverage and value to the viewer.  Apply online at https://jobs.coxmediagroup.com/job/memphis/nightside-writer-producer/1646/3364798.  (2/23)

— Openings at Newslink (Lincoln, NE):  Corporate journalist who can gather and write releases/articles, acquire photos, edit copy for a variety of products that includes magazines/newsletters/Web content/TV video releases and other projects; must make regular calls to customers, gather stories/calendar items/statistics, and be willing to travel; must be well-organized, know AP style and pay attention to detail.  Apply online at https://newslink.resumetracker.com/public.  (2/10)

— KATV, Little Rock, AR seeks a senior promotions producer (Job #6800) who can create award-winning promotions, can write/shoot/edit big-market quality promos that can break through the clutter and drive tune-in, can generate creative ideas within the brand, has the  skill and talent to take ideas to fruition, is proficient with Adobe Premiere and AfterEffects and knows DSLR cameras; must assist with station-sponsored events.  Apply online at www.sbgi.net.   (2/28)

— NBC-owned KNBC-TV, Los Angeles, CA seeks a nightside topical promotion producer (Job #30577BR) who thrives on getting the facts, teasing stories and producing quality teases in quick deadlines; will be responsible for writing/producing/editing daily topical news promos and special report and news image promos; must be self-motivated, be able to work in a fast-paced and high-volume environment and have good writing and production skills.  Apply online at www.nbcunicareers.com.  (2/28)

SMALL PRINT:

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