Other JobFile (PR, Internships, etc.)

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JOURNALISM EDUCATION:~

— 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.)

— The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a journalism department head (Job #F1700075) who is an enterprising journalist and administrator whose understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing journalism and journalism education will develop and guide the department’s vision for the future; must explore new strategic initiatives, seek to building alliances across campus with digital media and those working on data analysis a and digital innovation, has international standing in the field, can provide academic and Jadministrative leadership, can develop and evaluate faculty, can oversee long-range planning and budgeting, reports to the dean of the College of Media, can provide departmental leadership among multiple constituencies and work well in a college and climate that emphasize academic excellence. Must be able to start July 16, 2018 or Aug. 16, 2018. For a complete job description and to apply, go online to https://jobs.illinois.edu/search-jobs/job-details?jobID=82896&job=department-head-department-of-journalism-f1700075. EOE   (12/9)

— The University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications (Lawrence, KS) seeks a well-organized, energetic and innovative assistant/associate professor – News/multimedia journalism (Job #10017BR) for a tenure-track position who maintains an active research program/teaching/research and is an expert in at least one of the following areas – multimedia production, newsroom analytics, digital media or entrepreneurial journalism. Must have a doctorate or another appropriate terminal degree applicants without stated background will be considered at the associate level with 25 years of national journalism experience. To apply, and to ask questions, e-mail journalismsearch@ku.edu. (11/18)

 

 

OTHER:

 

** WILL/Illinois Public Media (Champaign, IL) seeks a full-time engagement strategist who is a community-driven journalist or community organizer who has a start-up mentality, wants to help re-imagine the relationship between journalists and the communities they serve, can facilitate digital and face-to-face relationships with the public and assist then in fostering the media conversation around issues that affect them most while increasing the impact and reaching a statewide team of journalists; will play a key role in the Illinois Newsroom regional journalism collaboration comprised of journalists from seven stations who will provide in-depth coverage for statewide and national audiences. Major duties and responsibilities include: 1. Co-create a roadmap for community engagement for Illinois Newsroom staff designed to maximize pathways between Illinois Newsroom and the public 2. Identify trusted community organizations to partner with for public events and conversations 3. Co-create and produce story-based public conversation events with measurable impact 4. Attend key events, meetings, and networking gatherings to create pathways between Illinois Newsroom and the public 5. Collaborate in selecting topics for Illinois Newsroom projects 6. Co-create youth media summit with collaborating social studies classrooms in central Illinois 7. Collaborate with IPM’s marketing department to tell the story of our media-community partnership 8. Supervise documentation of project processes 9. Give presentations highlighting the community engagement roadmap model, methods and results and create an accessible feedback loop between this model, methods and results.

To apply, create a job profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu, and upload a cover letter describing qualifications for the position, a current resume and current contact information for three professional references. Full-time, 12-month academic professional position who must be able to start ASAP; visiting position that could become permanent. Questions can be taken by Annetta Allison at (217) 265-7648 or by e-mailing allison2@illinois.edu. EOE   (12/13)

 

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.)

 

** Crain’s Chicago Business seeks a reporting intern (Job #17-0207) who will cover general assignments for one year for its Web site, ChicagoBusiness.com, has a strong sense of curiosity, asks questions even editors have not thought of asking, can become fluent in coverage of real estate/healthcare/employment/manufacturing/politics and more, is a quick study, establishes a rapport with people and has good research skills. For a complete job description, and to apply, go to https://re22.ultipro.com/CRA1001/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*D30975378172D311. EOE   (12/9)

 

— 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, 455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr., Chicago, IL 60611 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.)~~

— The Chicago Ambassador (Chicago), an online news magazine, seeks interns for reporting and photo journalism opportunities; applicants must have a skill for interviewing and for generating story ideas, as well as taking assignments. Interns will be doing real reporting, not making copies and fetching coffee. A passion for giving voice to the voiceless and a knowledge of Chicago is preferred. This is a great chance to do reporting for an outlet that has been routinely beating the big guys while building your clip file and receiving academic credit. Send writing samples, resume and a letter outlining why you’re the best person for the internship to Bob Chiarito at robertchiarito@thechicagoambassador.com  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.)

— 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 with 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.)

— 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 the WTAX-AM HR Dept., 3501 E. Sangamon Av., Springfield, IL 62707, call (217) 753-5400 or e-mail cferguson@wtax.com.   EOE  (Indef.)

— 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.)

— 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.)

 

 

— 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, K

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.)

** Automotive News (Detroit, MI) seeks a talented collegiate or post-grad journalist who can serve as full-time or part-time paid editorial intern (Job #-17-0180) this fall, with possible extension through the winter term; will cover live news, often in real time, and conduct a variety of other tasks, such as research; prior internship background strongly recommended, while hours are flexible and can be adapted to class schedules. Apply online at www.crain.com. (10/3)

— 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:

— CBS Radio/Chicago seeks a promotions coordinator (Job #28595) who can maintain all on-air and Web-based contests, can collect prizes from sales, can provide copy to programming for on-air use, can contact winners, can arrange for prize delivery, can maintain the station event calendar, can write traffic/production orders for promotional inventory and can supervise and manage part-time promotions staff. Apply online at www.cbsradio.com. EOE   (11/17)

— CBS-owned WBBM/WSCR, Chicago seek a part-time promotions coordinator (Job #29096) 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   (11/17)

 

— CBS-owned WUSN/WJMK-FM, Chicago seeks a part-time promotions coordinator (Job #29092) 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   (11/17)

— CBS-owned WBBM-FM, Chicago seeks a part-time promotions coordinator (Job #29094) 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   (11/17)

— CBS-owned WXRT-FM, Chicago seeks a part-time promotions coordinator (Job #28095) 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 (11/17)

— WHBF-TV, Rock Island, IL seeks an innovative/dynamic/creative news promotions producer (Job #5302) who can write copy that will keep viewers glued to the station, can multi-task well, works will under deadline, can create cutting-edge promotion/daily news topicals/special report promos/news brand talent image and proof-of-performance spots background with Word/PowerPoint/Excel/Outlook/Access a plus. Apply online at https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5302. EOE (11/18)

— WICS/WRSP-TV, Springfield, IL seeks a promotions producer (Job #8409) with two years experience who can write/shoot/edit promos, can manage deadlines, knows Avid and Adobe programs, is well-organized and has advanced skills in AfterEffects. Apply online at https://sbgtv-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=7794&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=993229&company_id=17011&version=1&byBusinessUnit=62&bycountry=0&bystate=0&byRegion=&bylocation=NULL&keywords=news&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city=.
(12/9)

— WNDU-TV, South Bend, IN seeks a promotion writer/videographer/editor (Job #17-11) 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.   (12/9)

** KSTP-TV, St. Paul, MN seeks a writer/producer (Job #53-17) with at least two years experience who has killer writing skills, has hands-on experience with Adobe Creative Cloud and has the ability to work independently in a high-pressure setting with tight deadlines; deep knowledge of AfterEffects and other post-production software is helpful but not a must. Apply online at apply@hbi.com. (11/18)

** WCMH-TV, Columbus, OH seeks an experienced promotions producer (Job # 6545) who is highly motivated, is creative, can produce effective on-air promotional spots and digital ads can discover and message around this element, can do image production/daily promotion/special report/news promotion, can attend news meeting, can follow stories, can work with reporters and anchors and can suggest creative ideas at brainstorming sessions.   Tape/DVD/online link and resume to the WCMH-TV HR dir., 3165 Olentangy River Dr., Columbus, OH 43202, e-mail www.nexstar.tv or apply online at https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/6545.    (11/25)

 

— WKRN-TV, Nashville, TN seeks a seasoned news topical promotion writer/producer/editor who can work the evening shift, can conceive/write/produce/edit compelling topicals that air over the air and online must quickly recognize and defend highly promotable news topics and help manage and maintain promotional inventory and traffic logs. Apply online at https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5469. (11/18)

— 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://www.newslink.com/connecting-people/careers/. (12/3)

— WNCN-TV, Raleigh, NC seeks a senior marketing writer/producer (Job #5351) who is well organized, is detail oriented, is driven to be a key member of the team, can write, can shoot and edit video for topicals, station image campaigns, promos, syndicated and entertainment programs, can work with multiple departments and knows AfterEffects Pro. Apply online at https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5351. (11/18)

— WCBD-TV, Charleston/Mt. Pleasant, SC seeks a promotions producer (Job #5968) with at least two years experience who is creative, can write/shoot/edit hard-hitting news and investigative promos/topicals/syndicated/entertainment-oriented/image campaigns, is an AfterEffects pro, can shoot video and can work a flexible schedule that can include nights/weekends/holidays. Apply online at https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5968. (11/24)

 

SMALL PRINT:

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