Opportunities 9.14.18

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Internship Applications

Today (September 14) is the final day to submit your internship application
Internship Applications are due by 11:50 p.m. (Phoenix time) September 14. You are required to complete an application if you want to participate in the upcoming on-campus internship interview days or if you seek credit for an internship in the spring 2019 semester. Please sign up for one of these events when you complete the application:

Friday October 12: Broadcast Companies

Friday October 19: Publication Companies (new date)

Friday November 9: Public Relations/Communications Companies (new date)

 

Crowder Photojournalism Award: Visual Storytelling
Brian Storm, founder and executive producer of MediaStorm, leads a talk on the power of visual storytelling in this special event celebrating the winners of the Greg Crowder Memorial Photojournalism Award. The talk includes an introduction by Senior Associate Dean Kristin Gilger.

Monday September 17
7:00 p.m.
First Amendment Forum

The information will be very helpful. And remember, when you attend and blog about it for Cronkite Conversations, you earn points to attend the Cronkite luncheon in October featuring CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.

 

INTERNSHIPS

Fall 2018- Photojournalism Internship- 3TV CBS 5- PAID
If you’re a current junior or senior in college, intern in sunny Phoenix, Arizona at the local 3TV and CBS 5 news stations. 3TV/CBS 5 and The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists are committed to developing photojournalism interns from colleges and accredited universities.

All of our interns receive the benefit of being assigned a mentor. The mentor will provide a platform to develop skills and experience. Our mentors will provide a learning partnership with our interns, and teach them all there is to know about the fascinating world of television and development of photojournalism (video) skills. Program will include traditional television news photojournalism, editing, sports – and more! This is a paid position (15 hours per week maximum schedule) and the student must be pre-approved for college credit. The Fall 2018 internship will run 15 weeks; September through November 2018.

To be considered for the internship, please submit the following when applying to requisition JR05322 through http://www.meredith.com/careers
1. Attach a cover letter explaining why you would like to be selected for this internship.
2. Résumé of your current college and other related experience, which includes academic and/or professional references
3. A video sample of your recent journalism work. (Please limit to a total of 5 minutes and attach a web link.)

Our internship criteria require the selected student to be in their current junior or senior year in college during the term of the internship, have completed a journalism writing course and be interested in becoming a news (video) photojournalist. Prior experience with live video shooting and editing preferred.

The internship is located at 5555 N. 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013. For more information about the stations, please visit http://www.azfamily.com

For more information about the James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists, please visit www.jamesalancoxfoundation.org.

 

Fall 2018 Production Internship Arizona Coyotes
We are looking for a Production Intern to assist the Production Department in shooting, editing, and logging video. Experience with motion graphics is a plus.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Assist department at various shoots and games with set-up, shooting, and striking.
• Log footage from shoots and game melts for use in videos.
• Assist in editing features for web, in-arena, and social media.
• Help create graphics (if applicable)
• Help maintain camera and lighting equipment.
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
• Passion for sports and storytelling.
• Creative and outgoing personality.
• Basic knowledge of ENG and film cameras is recommended.
• Basic knowledge of Adobe Premiere or another NLE system is recommended.
• Ability to collaborate and work well with others.
• Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Must have flexible hours; including late nights, weekends and holidays.
• Must be dependable and have a positive attitude.
• Must have a reliable source of transportation.
• Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, react quickly and have superior problem-solving skills.

Education and Formal Training:
• High School Diploma or equivalent education required.
• Must be enrolled at a qualified educational institution of higher learning; preferably at a junior or senior level.

Send resume and statement of interest to Jon Kingston.

 

Fall 2018- ASU Community Engagement Intern- PAID
Opportunities for Youth (OFY) is an ASU initiative in the Center for Human Capital and Youth Development, under the College of Public Service and Community Solution. Its goal is to reengage Maricopa County young adults ages 16-24 who are not working and not in school, and support them in their pursuit for success by connecting them with the resources and opportunities for professional and personal development.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Reporting to the Marketing Specialist, the OFY Community Engagement Intern will work as a part of the marketing team to produce engaging content that will bring awareness to the opportunities and services OFY and its partner organizations provides for young adults. This person will do this by helping to developing engaging content for the organization, overseeing the OFY social media pages, and helping to implement program specific marketing campaigns aimed at increasing brand awareness and trust, program enrollment and community engagement.
The Community Engagement Intern will also aid in the development of organizational content such as: articles, press releases, videos, infographics, and digital content. This person will gain experience working with a variety of agencies and organization to develop campaigns and opportunities for young adults across Maricopa County. The intern will also receive regular career development opportunities and coaching from the Intern Supervisor who will provide performance feedback and identify opportunities for academic and professional growth.
This position will have the opportunity to network with youth development representatives from various government agencies, academic institutions and non-profit organizations, and will have the opportunity to learn about the various opportunities available to them after graduation.

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS
(This is not an all-inclusive list of all position duties that may be required; intern will also be given additional opportunities based on their interest and the need of OFY)
-Oversee the OFY social media accounts & maintain online presence across all platforms (Website, social, email, etc.)
-Develop campaign-specific content for promotional purposes
-Design outreach handouts and other graphics
-Update and maintain content based on organizational changes

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum education and/or experience:
-Pursuing BS/BA in Marketing, Graphic Information Technology, Business, Journalism and Mass Communication, Communications, English
-GPA of 3.0 or higher, preferred but not required.
-Junior or Senior standing, but will consider all class levels
Preferred experience:
-Interest in community outreach and development; helping OFY make a difference in the lives of young adults in our local community.
-Have previous experience with, or the willingness to learn how to use design equipment and software to develop creative content (e.g. graphics, videos, etc.)
-Have excellent writing skills, and an understanding of how to engage various audience types.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
-Understanding of latest social media trends and platforms
-Skill with verbal and written communication.
-Skill developing process and procedures.
-Skill setting goals and objectives.
-Ability to maintaining effective working relationships with program participants and partners
-Ability to use initiative and judgment to work independently while recognizing matters that will require management’s awareness.
-Ability to exercise resourcefulness in addressing new problems.
-Ability to set priorities to meet established, as well as, changing deadlines.
-Ability to manage scope and change as it occurs within a project.
-Ability to work as part of a team and build strategic relationships for professional development.
-Understanding of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite

Working conditions:
-Work typically occurs in an office environment, but will include community outreach activities from time to time. This position requires careful attention to detail and thoroughness in completing work tasks; honest and ethical; reliable, responsible, and dependable in fulfilling obligations; and pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

POSITION COMPENSATION
This position will pay a stipend in the amount of $1,000 that will be paid bi-weekly over the course of the semester.

For more information, please contact:
Ricky Duran
Opportunities for Youth – Marketing Specialist
602-534-7357

 

Fall 2018- Phoenix Rising Internships

Media Relations
Job description: Media Relations intern will report directly to the Digital Media Manager on all matters. The internship will be unpaid but can be for college credit.

Non-match day responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
-Gathering and/or transcribing quotes from training sessions
-Responding to credential requests/compiling credential lists for match day
-Assist with weekly match notes
-Assist with updating website
-Brainstorm with digital media manager on potential social media content
-Matchday responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

-Assist with sponsor social posts on match day
-Assist compiling video highlights and sending to news stations at halftime/final
-Assist compiling and sending post-match quotes to media/league
-Assist with managing Phoenix Rising’s Social accounts

Digital Media
Job description: Digital Media intern will report directly to the Digital Media Manager on all matters. The internship will be unpaid but can be for college credit.

Non-match day responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Gather video/photos at training sessions
Assist with archiving photos/videos
Assist with player-focused content
Brainstorm with digital media manager on potential social media content
Matchday responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Posting and/or scheduling required sponsor posts on match day
Assist with capturing photos/video for social
Film/photograph field-level action shots
Film/photograph atmospheric shots (fans, coaches, staff, concessions, etc.) as needed
Film/edit post-match interviews

To apply, please email Jose Bosch with the subject “Phoenix Rising Media Internship” with the following:
-Resume
-Cover letter
-Examples of your work

 

Fall 2018- Arizona Soccer Association
The Arizona Soccer Association (ASA) is looking for creative Video Production Interns and Multimedia interns for our Marketing and Communications department As an ASA intern, you will assist in creating social media content, article, graphics, photography, and videography during the 2018-19 season. This is a hands-on learning internship. You won’t be getting coffee or making copies. You’ll be at numerous Arizona Soccer Association events throughout the year including State League, College matches, ODP Regional Championships, State Cup, and more. To apply, please send a resume and any samples of previous work to ASA Director of Communications, garrettcleverly@azyouthsoccer.org. Video

Production Responsibilities
• Assist in shooting and editing video segments
• Assist in conducting player interviews as well as filming and editing online video segments
• Assist with the development of online video branding The ideal candidate will have
• Dynamic and confident personality
• Strong video shooting skills
• A strong understanding of Adobe Premier Pro and a base knowledge of other Adobe CS applications
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends
• Must be an active student (student has ability to receive college credit)
• Strong interest in soccer and sports is a plus, but not necessary Social Media Internship Responsibilities
• Creative ability to generate engaging, entertaining social media posts
• Bring innovative and creative ideas for digital and social posts
• Assist in creating, editing and publishing website content for Arizona Soccer Association
• Use photos, videos and web content to create interesting posts on a daily basis
• Cover soccer matches (professional, college, youth) The ideal candidate will have
• Dynamic and confident personality
• A sense of humor and strong awareness of social trends
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
• Ability to proficiently and creatively use Vine, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
• Strong interest in soccer and sports is a plus, but not necessary
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends
• Must be an active student (student has ability to receive college credit

 

Summer 2019- Dallas Morning News- PAID
The Dallas Morning News (DMN) will be on campus Monday October 15 to conduct interviews for summer 2019 paid internships. To be considered for an interview, you must be a current junior, senior or graduate student. Please send a resume and a link to your work samples to Cronkite Career Services by September 15.

 

Summer 2019- CNN Internships- PAID
CNN is offering numerous internships in the summer of 2019 so a CNN recruiter will be at the Cronkite School on October 23-24 to interview students for these coveted and competitive positions. If you want to be considered for an interview, you must be a currently-enrolled junior or above. Please send a resume and links to your work samples to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by September 30.

Also, CNN will host an info session with pizza on Tuesday October 23 at 12 noon in Cronkite 444. We invite you to attend. Please RSVP by September 30.

 

Summer 2019- The Washington Post- PAID
The Washington Post is accepting internship applications from juniors, seniors and graduate students who have had previous experience at a major media outlet. Students can find out more and create an account to apply at intern.washpost.com. The deadline for applications is noon, Friday, Oct. 12, with students notified by the end of November. We offer internships in all disciplines from reporting and copy editing to video journalism and data visualization and just about anything else you can think of. The paid internships typically last 10 weeks and offer students the opportunity to perform at the highest level in one of the most dynamic newsrooms in the country.

Please check out the website, where you’ll find answers to most of your questions.

 

Summer 2019- Los Angeles Times – PAID
Interested in working with some of the best journalists around? We offer 10 weeks of intensive, hands-on experience in a region where big stories are the norm. We place interns throughout the L.A. Times: Metro/Local, Foreign/National, Sports, Politics, Business, Features (Home, Image, Travel, Food, Mind & Body), Arts & Entertainment, Editorial Pages, Photography/Video, Data Desk, Visualization and Data, Design, Digital/Audience Engagement and in our Sacramento and Washington, D.C., bureaus.

Qualifications
Applicants must be actively working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree and must be eligible to work in the U.S. Graduates may qualify if you’ve finished school within six months of the start of the internship. Applicants for the visual journalism and most reporting internships must have a valid driver’s license and access to a car in good working condition. Internships are for students who have not worked professionally as staff journalists. Little training is offered, so previous internship experience is preferred.

Reporting, visual journalism (Photo/Video) apps due November 1.

Website/Audience Engagement, Visualization and Data apps are due December 1.

LA Times Internship Info

Summer 2019- Minneapolis Star Tribune- PAID
Applications are now open for 2019 summer internships in Minneapolis. The Star Tribune newsroom offers one of the top internship programs in our industry. We select college and graduate students for 10-week summer positions as reporters, multimedia producers, copy editors/multiplatform editors, designers, videographers and photographers.

Interns are paid as first-year professionals, $735 a week. Students get real-world experience in a major daily newsroom. We have hired several of our former interns. Our interns work challenging assignments, learn about all areas of the newsroom, and staffers hold weekly craft sessions.

Learn more and apply online at StarTribunecompany.com/jobs
Upload online application, links and recommendation letters by Nov. 1.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS. FELLOWSHIPS. SPECIAL PROGRAMS.

2019 Chips Quinn Scholars Program
The Chips Quinn Scholars Program for Diversity in Journalism offers students hands-on training and mentoring by caring news veterans. More than 1,400 men and women have been named Chips Quinn Scholars since 1991, making it the largest and most enduring diversity initiative of the Freedom Forum Institute.

The program’s aim: Provide training and support that will open doors to news and information careers and bring greater diversity to the newsrooms of the United States.

The program, operated by the Freedom Forum Institute and funded by the Freedom Forum, matches qualified candidates with participating news organizations from across the country for 10- to 12-week paid internships. Selected scholars participate in an intense, one-week orientation/multimedia training workshop at the John Seigenthaler Center in Nashville, Tenn., in preparation for their internships. The training in Nashville is paid for by the Freedom Forum Institute.

The application deadline is October 15. College juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent graduates with majors in journalism or career goals in journalism are eligible to apply.

The program was founded by John C. Quinn, former deputy chairman of the Freedom Forum, and his late wife, Loie, who wanted to honor their son, John “Chips” Quinn Jr., who was an upstate New York newspaper editor when he was killed in an automobile accident. For further information, contact Program Director Karen Catone or 202/292-6271.

 

Pulliam Journalism Fellowship
Pulliam Fellows earn $650/week for the 10-week program in Phoenix and Indianapolis. Must be a currently-enrolled junior, senior graduate student in the fall 2018 semester.

Visit www.indystar.com/pjf
Deadline to apply is November 1, 2018

 

American Copy Editors Society Scholarship
Finding and hiring talented copy editors has always been challenging, but a world hungry for information needs copy editors more than ever. To help meet that need, the American Copy Editors Society has awarded scholarships to deserving students since 1999. The scholarships are open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students who have demonstrated an interest in and aptitude for copy editing jobs or internships. Apply today.

The following must be emailed to the scholarship committee:
1. An original essay, written by you, on the aspects of copy editing most important in a multi-media world. Do not exceed 500 words.
2. Your résumé
3. The names and contact information for three references (supervisors and/or faculty members)
4. Either (not both) of the following:
(a) Six headlines or tweets, or a mix thereof, that you have written. Include context, such as the first part of the material that you summarized with the headlines and/or tweets
(b) Your answer to the exercise posted on the scholarship webpage

For more information and to download the application form, please visit the sponsor’s website.
Contact
Alex Cruden
333 W. State St.
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Deadline: November 15, 2018

 

Summer 2019 Texas Tribune Fellowship
We are now accepting applications for our 2019 student fellowships. These PAID positions are full time in the summer. Most of the positions are based in Austin: reporting, data visuals, photography, copy editing, art, events, engagement, multimedia and media relations. We also have a Washington, D.C., reporting fellowship. Deadline: Nov. 15

Learn more about the Texas Tribune Summer Fellowship

 

2019 New York Times Student Journalism Institute
Follow in the footsteps of the best and brightest young journalists in America by applying to The New York Times Student Journalism Institute .

The Institute is offered once a year in May. Participants must be students (or December or May graduates) who are members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists or the National Association of Black Journalists or students (or December or May graduates) at a historically black college or university.

The next Institute will be held from May 18 to June 2, 2019 . Students who think they may have scheduling conflicts should contact the director of the Institute for information about flexible attendance arrangements.

The deadline to apply to the Institute is Nov. 15, 2018 .

There is no cost to attend the Institute. Students are provided with room and board, and costs, including transportation to and from New York, are paid by The New York Times Company.

One student each year will also be awarded an Armando Montaño Scholarship to help with his or her educational or professional ambitions. The scholarship honors Mando Montaño, a promising young journalist who attended the Institute in 2010 and who died at age 22 in Mexico City in 2012.

During the program, students are working journalists supervised by reporters and editors from The New York Times. Students cover actual events in New York City.

Opportunities For Students Include
• Reporting
• Copy Editing
• Still Photography
• Newspaper Page Design
• Video Journalism

In a supportive environment of students and staff who share the same goals, aspiring journalists are given the opportunity to learn to produce material that meets the standards of the most prestigious and demanding news organizations in the nation. In addition, the students become part of a family of nearly 500 alumni of the Institute, many now working at major news organizations that include the Associated Press, Reuters, The Los Angeles Times, Politico, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe and The New York Times itself, as well as dozens of mid-size news organizations. The program represents one of the most effective networking opportunities available to young journalists.

To Apply

A student must submit work samples and an essay of up to 500 words on why he or she wants to be a journalist. Required work samples vary according to which specialty a student is interested in:
• Reporters should send six published clips from a student or other publication or Web site of stories they have written, and a pitch for a feature article in New York.
• Copy editors should supply six stories they have edited (with headlines they have written).
• Video journalists should offer a reel and/or three short documentaries and a pitch to shoot a two-minute documentary on a subject in New York.
• Still photographers should offer an online portfolio or a link to view images (Tumblr, Flickr, etc.) and a pitch to shoot a photo essay in New York.
• Designers should send six graphics or layouts.

Reporting and copy editing samples must be from a published source. Videos, photographs, graphics and similar material may be from an unpublished portfolio and may be submitted as a URL for a Web site where they appear, or on a CD or DVD.

For information about membership in NABJ or NAHJ , contact those organizations directly.

PART-TIME MEDIA/COMMUNICATIONS JOBS

Video Series Host
ASU’s Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy is currently developing a series of three-minute videos to inform the public on the opioid epidemic plaguing Arizona. The stigma-busting series will dive into the most common misconceptions surrounding opioid use disorder, medication-assisted treatment, and harm reduction and will feature Arizona’s leading opioid and addiction experts.

The Center is actively seeking a Cronkite student to host and assist in the production of this groundbreaking docuseries. Interested parties should email Christina Boudreau at Christina.boudreau@asu.edu by Monday, October 1st.

Applicants should be comfortable appearing on camera and ideally have previous experience in broadcasting. Live auditions will be held the week of October 1st at the Westward Ho Concho Room and will include reading pre-written questions and a short monologue provided in advance. Additional email instructions will be provided upon contact.

Videographers for Phoenix Rising Football Club Youth Soccer
We are looking for 2-4 videographers to assist us on selected weekends to film boy’s and girl’s soccer games. These are elite games and they are fast paced. Currently, the games occur on Saturdays and/or Sundays in Scottsdale or North Phoenix.

Responsibilities include:
• Setting up camera units (training is available)
• Filming games
• Breaking down camera units and re-packing them at the completion of the day
(training is available)

Must have own transportation and will need to show up 45 minutes before first game
Pay rate: $15/hour

For questions or interest, please contact Ross Alexander
Cell (515) 710-1311

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Opportunities 9.7.18

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Internship Applications- Only one week left to submit your application
Internship Applications are due by September 14. You are required to complete an application if you want to participate in the upcoming on-campus internship interview days or if you seek credit for an internship. Please sign up for one of these events when you complete the application:

Friday October 12: Broadcast Companies

Friday October 19: Publication Companies (new date)

Friday November 9: Public Relations/Communications Companies (new date)

 

Internship Info Sessions
The final meeting. We’ll cover everything you want to know about the Cronkite internship program- what’s the process of securing an internship? What’s the best way to get an internship? What kinds of internships are available? Can I find my own internship and how do I get it approved? What’s the process of applying for an internship? What’s the best way to prepare for an internship? We know you have many questions. And the good news… we have many answers. RSVP today for this session.

Friday September 7
3:30 p.m.
Cronkite 222

 

Cronkite Professional Programs
The Cronkite School offers students an array of professional opportunities through internships and professional programs. It is what makes the School unique and innovative. We encourage you to start thinking about your next immersion experience here at the Cronkite School- an experience that gives you amazing hands-on experience with covering news or sports, working as reporters in Washington, Los Angeles and Phoenix, working in the digital space in a newsroom, working with real clients in a PR lab, covering stories along the border, working on investigative stories of national importance and conversation, working at one of the largest PBS affiliates in the U.S., learning about entrepreneurship and developing cutting-edge media products, specializing in business reporting on all platforms or perhaps working on a TV magazine program that focuses on the latest scientific discoveries at ASU.

There are so many interesting and exciting professional programs to choose from, why not make room in your schedule to try more than one?

Please review the many Cronkite professional programs and speak to your advisor and/or the director of the program that you’re interested in. Check out the next announcement about Must See Mondays.

 

Must See Mondays

Launching Your Career With Cronkite Professional Programs
Monday September 10
7:00 p.m. First Amendment Forum

Cronkite faculty members Paola Boivin, digital director of the Cronkite News – Phoenix Sports Bureau, Retha Hill, executive director of the New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab, Christina Leonard, executive editor of Cronkite News, Fran R. Matera, director of the Cronkite Public Relations Lab, and Jessica Pucci, director of Cronkite Digital Audience Programs, explore the immersive experiences available to Cronkite students in this panel discussion led by Assistant Dean Rebecca Blatt.

The information will be very helpful. And remember, when you attend and blog about it for Cronkite Conversations, you earn points to attend the Cronkite luncheon in October featuring CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.

 

SPJ/ONA Panel
The Cronkite chapter of the SPJ/ONA will host a panel on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Panelists are Associate Dean Mark Lodato, Cronkite News Assistant News Director Melanie Alvarez and CBS 5 Investigative Reporter Morgan Loew, who will talk about what it was like to work in a newsroom that day and efforts to communicate what happened to the public.

September 11
6:00 p.m.
Cronkite 202

 

INTERNSHIPS

Fall 2018- Photojournalism Internship- 3TV CBS 5- PAID
If you’re a current junior or senior in college, intern in sunny Phoenix, Arizona at the local 3TV and CBS 5 news stations. 3TV/CBS 5 and The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists are committed to developing photojournalism interns from colleges and accredited universities.

All of our interns receive the benefit of being assigned a mentor. The mentor will provide a platform to develop skills and experience. Our mentors will provide a learning partnership with our interns, and teach them all there is to know about the fascinating world of television and development of photojournalism (video) skills. Program will include traditional television news photojournalism, editing, sports – and more! This is a paid position (15 hours per week maximum schedule) and the student must be pre-approved for college credit. The Fall 2018 internship will run 15 weeks; September through November 2018.

To be considered for the internship, please submit the following when applying to requisition JR05322 through http://www.meredith.com/careers
1. Attach a cover letter explaining why you would like to be selected for this internship.
2. Résumé of your current college and other related experience, which includes academic and/or professional references
3. A video sample of your recent journalism work. (Please limit to a total of 5 minutes and attach a web link.)

Our internship criteria require the selected student to be in their current junior or senior year in college during the term of the internship, have completed a journalism writing course and be interested in becoming a news (video) photojournalist. Prior experience with live video shooting and editing preferred.

The internship is located at 5555 N. 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013. For more information about the stations, please visit http://www.azfamily.com

For more information about the James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists, please visit www.jamesalancoxfoundation.org.

 

Fall 2018 Production Internship Arizona Coyotes
We are looking for a Production Intern to assist the Production Department in shooting, editing, and logging video. Experience with motion graphics is a plus.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Assist department at various shoots and games with set-up, shooting, and striking.
• Log footage from shoots and game melts for use in videos.
• Assist in editing features for web, in-arena, and social media.
• Help create graphics (if applicable)
• Help maintain camera and lighting equipment.
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
• Passion for sports and storytelling.
• Creative and outgoing personality.
• Basic knowledge of ENG and film cameras is recommended.
• Basic knowledge of Adobe Premiere or another NLE system is recommended.
• Ability to collaborate and work well with others.
• Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Must have flexible hours; including late nights, weekends and holidays.
• Must be dependable and have a positive attitude.
• Must have a reliable source of transportation.
• Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, react quickly and have superior problem-solving skills.

Education and Formal Training:
• High School Diploma or equivalent education required.
• Must be enrolled at a qualified educational institution of higher learning; preferably at a junior or senior level.

Send resume and statement of interest to Jon Kingston.

Fall 2018- ASU Community Engagement Intern- PAID
Opportunities for Youth (OFY) is an ASU initiative in the Center for Human Capital and Youth Development, under the College of Public Service and Community Solution. Its goal is to reengage Maricopa County young adults ages 16-24 who are not working and not in school, and support them in their pursuit for success by connecting them with the resources and opportunities for professional and personal development.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Reporting to the Marketing Specialist, the OFY Community Engagement Intern will work as a part of the marketing team to produce engaging content that will bring awareness to the opportunities and services OFY and its partner organizations provides for young adults. This person will do this by helping to developing engaging content for the organization, overseeing the OFY social media pages, and helping to implement program specific marketing campaigns aimed at increasing brand awareness and trust, program enrollment and community engagement.
The Community Engagement Intern will also aid in the development of organizational content such as: articles, press releases, videos, infographics, and digital content. This person will gain experience working with a variety of agencies and organization to develop campaigns and opportunities for young adults across Maricopa County. The intern will also receive regular career development opportunities and coaching from the Intern Supervisor who will provide performance feedback and identify opportunities for academic and professional growth.
This position will have the opportunity to network with youth development representatives from various government agencies, academic institutions and non-profit organizations, and will have the opportunity to learn about the various opportunities available to them after graduation.

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS
(This is not an all-inclusive list of all position duties that may be required; intern will also be given additional opportunities based on their interest and the need of OFY)
-Oversee the OFY social media accounts & maintain online presence across all platforms (Website, social, email, etc.)
-Develop campaign-specific content for promotional purposes
-Design outreach handouts and other graphics
-Update and maintain content based on organizational changes

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum education and/or experience:
-Pursuing BS/BA in Marketing, Graphic Information Technology, Business, Journalism and Mass Communication, Communications, English
-GPA of 3.0 or higher, preferred but not required.
-Junior or Senior standing, but will consider all class levels
Preferred experience:
-Interest in community outreach and development; helping OFY make a difference in the lives of young adults in our local community.
-Have previous experience with, or the willingness to learn how to use design equipment and software to develop creative content (e.g. graphics, videos, etc.)
-Have excellent writing skills, and an understanding of how to engage various audience types.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
-Understanding of latest social media trends and platforms
-Skill with verbal and written communication.
-Skill developing process and procedures.
-Skill setting goals and objectives.
-Ability to maintaining effective working relationships with program participants and partners
-Ability to use initiative and judgment to work independently while recognizing matters that will require management’s awareness.
-Ability to exercise resourcefulness in addressing new problems.
-Ability to set priorities to meet established, as well as, changing deadlines.
-Ability to manage scope and change as it occurs within a project.
-Ability to work as part of a team and build strategic relationships for professional development.
-Understanding of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite

Working conditions:
-Work typically occurs in an office environment, but will include community outreach activities from time to time. This position requires careful attention to detail and thoroughness in completing work tasks; honest and ethical; reliable, responsible, and dependable in fulfilling obligations; and pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

POSITION COMPENSATION
This position will pay a stipend in the amount of $1,000 that will be paid bi-weekly over the course of the semester.

For more information, please contact:
Ricky Duran
Opportunities for Youth – Marketing Specialist
602-534-7357

 

Fall 2018- Phoenix Rising Internships

Media Relations
Job description: Media Relations intern will report directly to the Digital Media Manager on all matters. The internship will be unpaid but can be for college credit.

Non-match day responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
-Gathering and/or transcribing quotes from training sessions
-Responding to credential requests/compiling credential lists for match day
-Assist with weekly match notes
-Assist with updating website
-Brainstorm with digital media manager on potential social media content
-Matchday responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

-Assist with sponsor social posts on match day
-Assist compiling video highlights and sending to news stations at halftime/final
-Assist compiling and sending post-match quotes to media/league
-Assist with managing Phoenix Rising’s Social accounts

Digital Media
Job description: Digital Media intern will report directly to the Digital Media Manager on all matters. The internship will be unpaid but can be for college credit.

Non-match day responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Gather video/photos at training sessions
Assist with archiving photos/videos
Assist with player-focused content
Brainstorm with digital media manager on potential social media content
Matchday responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Posting and/or scheduling required sponsor posts on match day
Assist with capturing photos/video for social
Film/photograph field-level action shots
Film/photograph atmospheric shots (fans, coaches, staff, concessions, etc.) as needed
Film/edit post-match interviews

To apply, please email Jose Bosch with the subject “Phoenix Rising Media Internship” with the following:
-Resume
-Cover letter
-Examples of your work

 

Fall 2018- Arizona Soccer Association
The Arizona Soccer Association (ASA) is looking for creative Video Production Interns and Multimedia interns for our Marketing and Communications department As an ASA intern, you will assist in creating social media content, article, graphics, photography, and videography during the 2018-19 season. This is a hands-on learning internship. You won’t be getting coffee or making copies. You’ll be at numerous Arizona Soccer Association events throughout the year including State League, College matches, ODP Regional Championships, State Cup, and more. To apply, please send a resume and any samples of previous work to ASA Director of Communications, garrettcleverly@azyouthsoccer.org. Video

Production Responsibilities
• Assist in shooting and editing video segments
• Assist in conducting player interviews as well as filming and editing online video segments
• Assist with the development of online video branding The ideal candidate will have
• Dynamic and confident personality
• Strong video shooting skills
• A strong understanding of Adobe Premier Pro and a base knowledge of other Adobe CS applications
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends
• Must be an active student (student has ability to receive college credit)
• Strong interest in soccer and sports is a plus, but not necessary Social Media Internship Responsibilities
• Creative ability to generate engaging, entertaining social media posts
• Bring innovative and creative ideas for digital and social posts
• Assist in creating, editing and publishing website content for Arizona Soccer Association
• Use photos, videos and web content to create interesting posts on a daily basis
• Cover soccer matches (professional, college, youth) The ideal candidate will have
• Dynamic and confident personality
• A sense of humor and strong awareness of social trends
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
• Ability to proficiently and creatively use Vine, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
• Strong interest in soccer and sports is a plus, but not necessary
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends
• Must be an active student (student has ability to receive college credit

 

Spring Training 2019
Goodyear Ballpark and Recreational Complex is the spring training and player development home of the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds. Our spring training internships offer students an opportunity to gain hands-on, real world experience in all operational areas. By the end of the internship, each intern will have gained hands-on experience in ballpark and ticket office operations, corporate partnerships, community relations, customer service, game day production, events, marketing & social media.

We’re looking for outgoing, innovative individuals who possess a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and desire to learn. You’ll work hard, but you’ll grow both personally and professionally, and have a lot of fun in the process.

The following internships are available for the 2019 spring training season:
Ballpark Operations (1)
Marketing & Promotions (2)
Digital & Social Media (1)

Examples of responsibilities for all internships:
-Participating in the selection, interviewing, hiring and training of game day staff and volunteers
-Participating in conceptual meetings regarding game day logistics, ticketing, marketing and sponsorship
-Assisting with development and execution of game day promotions and sponsorship activations
-Assisting with preparation and execution of ballpark events such as Fantasy Camp, Season Ticket Holder Appreciation Days, Autograph Days and Catch on the Field
-Developing and participating in Promotions Team activities to generate awareness of spring training (i.e. distributing pocket schedules, facilitating mascot appearances at schools and area events, staffing information booths)
-Gathering fan data through in-park surveys

Digital & Social Media Internship
-The Digital & Social Media intern will assist with a variety of tasks related to the branding and promotion of Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds spring training. In addition to the responsibilities outlined above, this intern will:
-Assist with managing Facebook, Twitter & Instagram accounts, including idea generation, content development, scheduling calendar, fan contests, monitoring fan engagement and feedback and providing analytic reports
-Create content for website and email campaigns
-Monitor best practices and trends in social media
-Capture digital photos/videos and edit content to create interesting posts

Requirements:
Pursuing a degree in Sports Management, Marketing, Communications or related field
(you MUST be able to receive academic credit for this internship)
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, sharp attention to detail and proven ability to meet deadlines
An idea person, who is adaptable and able to work well with a team to identify solutions and create new opportunities
Extremely coachable, ambitious and eager to learn every day; must have a sense of humor
Excellent understanding of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram platforms
Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign & llustrator
Basic photography and video editing skills with Premier Pro & After Effects a plus
Must have a valid driver’s license and successfully pass background check
Must be able to relocate to the Goodyear, AZ area and provide own housing and transportation

Dates: 1/2/19 through 03/29/19. (Must be able to work flexible hours to include holidays, weekends & evenings and all game days.)

Salary: Stipend of $750 per month. Interns are not entitled to a job at the conclusion of their internship.

Job Questions:
-How did you hear about this job?
-This internship is unpaid, and you must be able to receive academic credit. Please provide details on how this internship fits into your degree program, including hours required and number of credits.
-What is your plan for housing in the Phoenix/Goodyear, AZ area?
-What is your level of proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign? (Provide for each platform)
-Please describe your experience with photo/video editing software.

-We want to make sure that the experience helps build the skills and knowledge necessary to help you get to your career goals. So, specifically, what are you hoping to learn from the experience?
-What is your career goal upon completion of your degree? What type of position do you hope to attain upon graduation? Explain in as much detail as possible.

Please submit links to your most creative social media posts and online portfolio, if applicable.

APPLY NOW

 

Summer 2019- Dallas Morning News- PAID
The Dallas Morning News (DMN) will be on campus Monday October 15 to conduct interviews for summer 2019 paid internships. To be considered for an interview, you must be a current junior, senior or graduate student. Please send a resume and a link to your work samples to Cronkite Career Services by September 15.

 

Summer 2019- The Washington Post- PAID
The Washington Post is accepting internship applications from juniors, seniors and graduate students who have had previous experience at a major media outlet. Students can find out more and create an account to apply at intern.washpost.com. The deadline for applications is noon, Friday, Oct. 12, with students notified by the end of November. We offer internships in all disciplines from reporting and copy editing to video journalism and data visualization and just about anything else you can think of. The paid internships typically last 10 weeks and offer students the opportunity to perform at the highest level in one of the most dynamic newsrooms in the country.

Please check out the website, where you’ll find answers to most of your questions.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS. FELLOWSHIPS. SPECIAL PROGRAMS.

2019 Chips Quinn Scholars Program
The Chips Quinn Scholars Program for Diversity in Journalism offers students hands-on training and mentoring by caring news veterans. More than 1,400 men and women have been named Chips Quinn Scholars since 1991, making it the largest and most enduring diversity initiative of the Freedom Forum Institute.

The program’s aim: Provide training and support that will open doors to news and information careers and bring greater diversity to the newsrooms of the United States.

The program, operated by the Freedom Forum Institute and funded by the Freedom Forum, matches qualified candidates with participating news organizations from across the country for 10- to 12-week paid internships. Selected scholars participate in an intense, one-week orientation/multimedia training workshop at the John Seigenthaler Center in Nashville, Tenn., in preparation for their internships. The training in Nashville is paid for by the Freedom Forum Institute.

The application deadline is October 15. College juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent graduates with majors in journalism or career goals in journalism are eligible to apply.

The program was founded by John C. Quinn, former deputy chairman of the Freedom Forum, and his late wife, Loie, who wanted to honor their son, John “Chips” Quinn Jr., who was an upstate New York newspaper editor when he was killed in an automobile accident. For further information, contact Program Director Karen Catone or 202/292-6271.

Pulliam Journalism Fellowship
Pulliam Fellows earn $650/week for the 10-week program in Phoenix and Indianapolis. Must be a currently-enrolled junior, senior graduate student in the fall 2018 semester.

Visit www.indystar.com/pjf
Deadline to apply is November 1, 2018

American Copy Editors Society Scholarship
Finding and hiring talented copy editors has always been challenging, but a world hungry for information needs copy editors more than ever. To help meet that need, the American Copy Editors Society has awarded scholarships to deserving students since 1999. The scholarships are open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students who have demonstrated an interest in and aptitude for copy editing jobs or internships. Apply today.

The following must be emailed to the scholarship committee:
1. An original essay, written by you, on the aspects of copy editing most important in a multi-media world. Do not exceed 500 words.
2. Your résumé
3. The names and contact information for three references (supervisors and/or faculty members)
4. Either (not both) of the following:
(a) Six headlines or tweets, or a mix thereof, that you have written. Include context, such as the first part of the material that you summarized with the headlines and/or tweets
(b) Your answer to the exercise posted on the scholarship webpage

For more information and to download the application form, please visit the sponsor’s website.
Contact
Alex Cruden
333 W. State St.
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Deadline: November 15, 2018

 

Summer 2019 Texas Tribune Fellowship
We are now accepting applications for our 2019 student fellowships. These PAID positions are full time in the summer. Most of the positions are based in Austin: reporting, data visuals, photography, copy editing, art, events, engagement, multimedia and media relations. We also have a Washington, D.C., reporting fellowship. Deadline: Nov. 15

Learn more about the Texas Tribune Summer Fellowship

 

2019 New York Times Student Journalism Institute
Follow in the footsteps of the best and brightest young journalists in America by applying to The New York Times Student Journalism Institute .

The Institute is offered once a year in May. Participants must be students (or December or May graduates) who are members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists or the National Association of Black Journalists or students (or December or May graduates) at a historically black college or university.

The next Institute will be held from May 18 to June 2, 2019 . Students who think they may have scheduling conflicts should contact the director of the Institute for information about flexible attendance arrangements.

The deadline to apply to the Institute is Nov. 15, 2018 .

There is no cost to attend the Institute. Students are provided with room and board, and costs, including transportation to and from New York, are paid by The New York Times Company.

One student each year will also be awarded an Armando Montaño Scholarship to help with his or her educational or professional ambitions. The scholarship honors Mando Montaño, a promising young journalist who attended the Institute in 2010 and who died at age 22 in Mexico City in 2012.

During the program, students are working journalists supervised by reporters and editors from The New York Times. Students cover actual events in New York City.

Opportunities For Students Include
• Reporting
• Copy Editing
• Still Photography
• Newspaper Page Design
• Video Journalism

In a supportive environment of students and staff who share the same goals, aspiring journalists are given the opportunity to learn to produce material that meets the standards of the most prestigious and demanding news organizations in the nation. In addition, the students become part of a family of nearly 500 alumni of the Institute, many now working at major news organizations that include the Associated Press, Reuters, The Los Angeles Times, Politico, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe and The New York Times itself, as well as dozens of mid-size news organizations. The program represents one of the most effective networking opportunities available to young journalists.

To Apply

A student must submit work samples and an essay of up to 500 words on why he or she wants to be a journalist. Required work samples vary according to which specialty a student is interested in:
• Reporters should send six published clips from a student or other publication or Web site of stories they have written, and a pitch for a feature article in New York.
• Copy editors should supply six stories they have edited (with headlines they have written).
• Video journalists should offer a reel and/or three short documentaries and a pitch to shoot a two-minute documentary on a subject in New York.
• Still photographers should offer an online portfolio or a link to view images (Tumblr, Flickr, etc.) and a pitch to shoot a photo essay in New York.
• Designers should send six graphics or layouts.

Reporting and copy editing samples must be from a published source. Videos, photographs, graphics and similar material may be from an unpublished portfolio and may be submitted as a URL for a Web site where they appear, or on a CD or DVD.

For information about membership in NABJ or NAHJ , contact those organizations directly.

Disability Rights Storyteller Fellowship
The Disability Rights Storytellers Fellowship managed by Rooted in Rights and AAPD provides the opportunity for individuals with disabilities to learn and apply skills in digital media storytelling, and to connect with media professionals to prepare participants for advanced careers in media production, journalism, online advocacy, or digital design. The project combines hands-on training in cutting-edge technologies with a strong foundation in developing each individual’s voice and using story-driven videos in advocacy.

Eligibility
-Hold a strong interest in disability rights advocacy and pursuing that work through digital media storytelling. NOTE: Applicants are not required to have prior experience producing digital media.
-Be able to commit to fully participate in the fellowship and meet all deadlines. Time commitments include Orientation sessions, digital meetings with media professionals, and weekly check-ins.
-Identify as a person with a disability. You will not be required to disclose your specific disability; however, your application for this program will signify that you consider yourself a person with a disability. NOTE: This is a program run specifically for people with disabilities by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Rooted in Rights. Those selected for this program will be involved in various disability-focused activities and associated with AAPD and Rooted in Rights as a Disability Rights Storytellers Fellow.

College students with disabilities are encouraged to apply; however this is not an academic Fellowship and is not restricted to college students. All individuals with disabilities who hold a strong interest in disability rights advocacy and who can commit to the time requirements are eligible to apply. This Fellowship can serve as a professional development opportunity for individuals who are already employed. Learn more about the program today.

 

Arizona Legislative and Government Internship Program
If you’re interested in politics, are pursuing a double major or minor in it then check out the open house pm Wednesday September 12 from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Westward Ho. Deadline to apply is September 26 Learn more about it.

 

The McCain Institute Policy Design Studio and Internship Program
Deadline is October 1
Learn more about the program.

 

Capital Scholars Program
Deadline is November 8
Learn more about the program.

 

Zocalo Public Square Spring 2019 fellowship-PAID
The Cronkite School is accepting applications for student fellowships in sustainability journalism with Zócalo Public Square in Los Angeles.

The fellowship will be offered in the spring 2019 semester. Fellows will work up to 40 hours a week for $10 an hour, producing content for the Zócalo website and its media partners, and assisting with Zocalo’s public events. Students also may apply to receive Cronkite internship credit for the fellowship. Students will be responsible for arranging their own housing. The Cronkite School will cover the cost of travel to and from Santa Monica.

Zócalo Public Square, a project of the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University, is a not-for-profit Ideas Exchange that seeks to engage a new, young and diverse generation in the public square through a blend of live events and humanities journalism. It partners with educational, cultural and philanthropic institutions to present free, non-partisan public events and conferences in cities across the U.S. and beyond and to publish original daily journalism that is distributed to more than 100 media outlets nationwide.

Fellows may be graduate or undergraduate Cronkite students with an interest in sustainability, energy, the environment and related fields. Duties include generating story ideas, identifying and working with Zocalo contributors (who include journalists, scholars and non-writers), writing and editing articles for the website, working with media syndicate partners, building audiences for journalism and events through social and other media, and assisting with the planning and execution of public discussions and lectures on current affairs topics. Fellows will work with a small staff of writers and editors who produce new content daily for the website and its media partners and who solicit contributions from diverse people whose voices would otherwise go unheard. Strong editing skills are a must as are curiosity and energy. The successful applicant will be able to generate story ideas off the news that provide a different perspective on current topics and write and edit for voice. Some evening work is required. Fellows may have the opportunity to travel to Zócalo events in California and around the country. A car is not required but is recommended.

To apply for the spring 2019 Zocolo Fellowship, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong by September 21.

 

CONTESTS

Casey Foundation Video Contest
The Annie E. Casey Foundation is devoted to developing a brighter future for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes. Their work focuses on strengthening families, building stronger communities and ensuring access to opportunity, because children need all three to succeed.

More on the video topic:
research has shown that being proficient in reading by the 4th grade and in math by the 8th grade are two milestones in determining a child’s healthy development toward a productive adulthood. The Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT Data Center contains a wealth of information related to child and family well-being. The center provides data on reading and math proficiency for each racial demographic for every state and territory in the United States.

Using the KIDS COUNT Data Center as a primary resource, students are asked to create a video that includes the following:
-Identify grade-level reading and math proficiency for your state (birth state or current state of residence).
-What do the data indicate for children in your state? Are there disparities or success stories in your communities? If there are disparities, what are local leaders, policymakers and/or advocates doing in your state or community to give children the best chances possible to succeed?
-The winner will be notified prior to the Excellence in Journalism Conference in September. –

The winning video will be displayed during the conference, posted on the Casey Foundation’s online platforms and promoted via social media. The winner will receive the $1,000 prize from following EIJ.

Find more information about the contest and submit your entry today.


PART-TIME MEDIA/COMMUNICATIONS JOBS

Entercom Phoenix Receptionist
Entercom is looking to hire a receptionist for our Phoenix location! We are looking for someone with 2+ years of prior receptionist experience. Position requires excellent phone etiquette as well as exceptional verbal communication skills.

The ability to multi-task is required as is the ability to organize and manage workload. A professional appearance and punctuality is required. Knowledge of MS Office is preferred. High School Diploma or GED required. We are located within walking distance of the Cronkite School at Central Ave. & Roosevelt. This is a fantastic PT opportunity.

 

ASU Industrial Marketing Specialist
Job # 45320
Currently seeking qualified student employee to fill the position of Industrial Assessment Marketing Specialist. This position involves working in the ASU Industrial Assessment Center (IAC), which provides energy efficiency, waste reduction, and productivity assessments of small and medium-sized manufacturing facilities. On-site visits are conducted at the manufacturing plants, followed by analysis and write-up of assessment recommendations. The IAC is sponsored by the US Department of Energy. Read the full job description.

 

MileSplit
Arizona MileSplit is media publication dedicated to covering cross-country and track and field. MileSplit is the premier network for track & field and cross country. We believe that the heart of the sport is on a local, grassroots level. By facilitating the publishing and business process for our state web masters, we are able to provide in depth state-by-state coverage of the sport.

Job Description:
-Attend cross-country competitions for the duration of the meet and submit work within 24 hours after the conclusion of the event
-Interview athletes and upload race videos
-Write articles (stories; Q&A interviews)

QUALIFICATIONS
Preferably 1-year Experience in sports journalism

SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT
-Video Camera with 2.07 megapixels
1920 x 1080 resolution
32x Optical Zoom

Compensation
-2-6 video Interviews: $100
-Additional $20 race videos
-400-700 word articles: $12-15

Irving Garibaldi
602.616.2838

 

Broadway Digital Production Freelance
Part-time video production work available in Phoenix. Must have experience with video camera and interviewing people on camera. Close to the Cronkite School- 4th Ave. & Roosevelt.

Contact: Charles Miesner 502-609-1988

 

Opportunities 8.30.18

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Internship Applications
Internship Applications are due by September 14. You are required to complete an application if you want to participate in the upcoming on-campus internship interview days or if you seek credit for an internship. Please sign up for one of these events when you complete the application:

Friday October 12: Broadcast Companies

Friday October 19: Public Relations/Communications Companies

Friday October 19: The Arizona Republic Interviews

Friday November 9: Publication Companies

Internship Info Sessions
We’ll cover everything you want to know about the Cronkite internship program- what’s the process of securing an internship? What’s the best way to get an internship? What kinds of internships are available? Can I find my own internship and how do I get it approved? What’s the process of applying for an internship? What’s the best way to prepare for an internship? We know you have many questions. And the good news… we have many answers. RSVP today to attend one of these info sessions.

Wednesday September 5
12 noon
Cronkite 222

Thursday September 6
4:00 p.m.
Cronkite 222

Friday September 7
3:30 p.m.
Cronkite 222

 

Cronkite Professional Programs
The Cronkite School offers students an array of professional opportunities through internships and professional programs. It is what makes the School unique and innovative. We encourage you to start thinking about your next immersion experience here at the Cronkite School- an experience that gives you amazing hands-on experience with covering news or sports, working as reporters in Washington, Los Angeles and Phoenix, working in the digital space in a newsroom, working with real clients in a PR lab, covering stories along the border, working on investigative stories of national importance and conversation, working at one of the largest PBS affiliates in the U.S., learning about entrepreneurship and developing cutting-edge media products, specializing in business reporting on all platforms or perhaps working on a TV magazine program that focuses on the latest scientific discoveries at ASU.

There are so many interesting and exciting professional programs to choose from, why not make room in your schedule to try more than one?

Please review the many Cronkite professional programs and speak to your advisor and/or the director of the program that you’re interested in. Check out the next announcement.

 

Must See Mondays

Launching Your Career With Cronkite Professional Programs
Monday September 10
7:00 p.m. First Amendment Forum

Cronkite faculty members Paola Boivin, digital director of the Cronkite News – Phoenix Sports Bureau, Retha Hill, executive director of the New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab, Christina Leonard, executive editor of Cronkite News, Fran R. Matera, director of the Cronkite Public Relations Lab, and Jessica Pucci, director of Cronkite Digital Audience Programs, explore the immersive experiences available to Cronkite students in this panel discussion led by Assistant Dean Rebecca Blatt.

The information will be very helpful. And remember, when you attend and blog about it for Cronkite Conversations, you earn points to attend the Cronkite luncheon in October featuring CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.

 

Resume Writing Sessions- Just a few Days Left to Sign Up!
Need help with drafting a resume that’s clean and professional looking and one that features relevant information? There are three more sessions to help you. Please RSVP by September 1 and bring a draft of your resume. We’ll look at different examples of resumes and give you feedback on your resume as well.

Thursday September 6
10:00 a.m.
Cronkite 222

Saturday September 8
12 Noon
Cronkite 314

Sunday September 9
1:00 p.m.
Cronkite 314

Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) & Online News Association (ONA)

The student chapter of SPJ/ONA will hold it’s first meeting on Tuesday September 11 at 6:00 p.m. Come learn about the 9-11 terrorist attacks from the perspectives of news professionals who covered the story in 2001.

Cronkite News Assistant News Director Melanie Alvarez
Cronkite News Content Director Heather Dunn
Cronkite Associate Dean Mark Lodato
CBS 5 investigative reporter Morgan Loew

 

90 Minute Mastery Sessions
Want to jump ahead and learn new skills? The Cronkite School presents 90 Minute Mastery Sessions throughout the fall semester. All sessions are hands-on (and fun) and will take place in room 404B from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the selected Fridays.

Sept. 7
Seeking & Sourcing Scholarly Research
Assistant Professor Monica Chadha walks through how to find academic studies and use them to strengthen your journalistic reporting and honors theses.

Sept. 21
Speak Up! Improving Your Vocal Delivery
Want to strengthen your voice for TV, radio, podcasting and presentations? Arizona PBS Executive Producer Allysa Adams offers exercises to improve your pitch, pace and articulation.

Oct. 5
Trollspotting: Handling Online Harassment Like a Pro
Feel more confident connecting online! Associate Professor Dawn Gilpin explains how to identify harassment and handle it, both as a bystander and a target.

Oct. 12
360 Made Simple
Virtual reality specialist Carolina Márquez shows how to use the Wonda VR app to add interactive hotspots to 360 photos and video. VR newbies welcome!

Nov. 2
Advanced Video Editing & Graphics
Director of Studio Production Jim Jacoby walks through next-level video and motion graphics editing in Adobe Premiere and After Effects.

 

INTERNSHIPS

Fall 2018- Photojournalism Internship- 3TV CBS 5- PAID
If you’re a current junior or senior in college, intern in sunny Phoenix, Arizona at the local 3TV and CBS 5 news stations. 3TV/CBS 5 and The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists are committed to developing photojournalism interns from colleges and accredited universities.

All of our interns receive the benefit of being assigned a mentor. The mentor will provide a platform to develop skills and experience. Our mentors will provide a learning partnership with our interns, and teach them all there is to know about the fascinating world of television and development of photojournalism (video) skills. Program will include traditional television news photojournalism, editing, sports – and more! This is a paid position (15 hours per week maximum schedule) and the student must be pre-approved for college credit. The Fall 2018 internship will run 15 weeks; September through November 2018.

To be considered for the internship, please submit the following when applying to requisition JR05322 through http://www.meredith.com/careers
1. Attach a cover letter explaining why you would like to be selected for this internship.
2. Résumé of your current college and other related experience, which includes academic and/or professional references
3. A video sample of your recent journalism work. (Please limit to a total of 5 minutes and attach a web link.)

Our internship criteria require the selected student to be in their current junior or senior year in college during the term of the internship, have completed a journalism writing course and be interested in becoming a news (video) photojournalist. Prior experience with live video shooting and editing preferred.

The internship is located at 5555 N. 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013. For more information about the stations, please visit http://www.azfamily.com

For more information about the James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists, please visit www.jamesalancoxfoundation.org.

Fall 2018- Arizona Department of Water Resources Multimedia Marketing Intern
The Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) is seeking a student intern to support their visual communication strategy by assisting with the creation of high impact, brand-consistent materials intended to engage and inspire Arizonans on a variety of channels. This position is within our Communications division but will produce content for various units within the department. ADWR, is the steward of Arizona’s water future and ensures long-term, reliable water supplies to support the continued economic prosperity of the State. Our vision is to protect and enhance Arizona’s water supplies for current and future generations.

Principal Duties:
• Create online and print materials that align with the Department’s identity and specific messages
Use existing content and be able to quickly re-format content to an impactful, high quality
deliverable
• Assist in creation and management of copy to ensure timely, relevant and engaging content
Assist in creation of Department videos, podcasts, and all other needed assets for special
communication initiatives

Desired Qualifications & Skills:
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
• Experience with social media sites, specifically Facebook and Twitter
• Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher)
• Experience with Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
• Experience with video and audio editing software (After Effects, iMovie, GarageBand)

JOB 37505

Degree or currently majoring in: Communications, Public Relations, Digital Media, Marketing,
Advertising, or similar background

Please include a cover letter with a link to your portfolio along with your resume.

All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
Click the APPLY NOW button to submit your application.
Having trouble applying for this position?

 

Fall 2018- Phoenix Rising Internships

Media Relations
Job description: Media Relations intern will report directly to the Digital Media Manager on all matters. The internship will be unpaid but can be for college credit.

Non-match day responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
-Gathering and/or transcribing quotes from training sessions
-Responding to credential requests/compiling credential lists for match day
-Assist with weekly match notes
-Assist with updating website
-Brainstorm with digital media manager on potential social media content
-Matchday responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

-Assist with sponsor social posts on match day
-Assist compiling video highlights and sending to news stations at halftime/final
-Assist compiling and sending post-match quotes to media/league
-Assist with managing Phoenix Rising’s Social accounts

Digital Media
Job description: Digital Media intern will report directly to the Digital Media Manager on all matters. The internship will be unpaid but can be for college credit.

Non-match day responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Gather video/photos at training sessions
Assist with archiving photos/videos
Assist with player-focused content
Brainstorm with digital media manager on potential social media content
Matchday responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Posting and/or scheduling required sponsor posts on match day
Assist with capturing photos/video for social
Film/photograph field-level action shots
Film/photograph atmospheric shots (fans, coaches, staff, concessions, etc.) as needed
Film/edit post-match interviews

To apply, please email Jose Bosch with the subject “Phoenix Rising Media Internship” with the following:
-Resume
-Cover letter
-Examples of your work

Fall 2018- Arizona Soccer Association
The Arizona Soccer Association (ASA) is looking for creative Video Production Interns and Multimedia interns for our Marketing and Communications department As an ASA intern, you will assist in creating social media content, article, graphics, photography, and videography during the 2018-19 season. This is a hands-on learning internship. You won’t be getting coffee or making copies. You’ll be at numerous Arizona Soccer Association events throughout the year including State League, College matches, ODP Regional Championships, State Cup, and more. To apply, please send a resume and any samples of previous work to ASA Director of Communications, garrettcleverly@azyouthsoccer.org. Video

Production Responsibilities
• Assist in shooting and editing video segments
• Assist in conducting player interviews as well as filming and editing online video segments
• Assist with the development of online video branding The ideal candidate will have
• Dynamic and confident personality
• Strong video shooting skills
• A strong understanding of Adobe Premier Pro and a base knowledge of other Adobe CS applications
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends
• Must be an active student (student has ability to receive college credit)
• Strong interest in soccer and sports is a plus, but not necessary Social Media Internship Responsibilities
• Creative ability to generate engaging, entertaining social media posts
• Bring innovative and creative ideas for digital and social posts
• Assist in creating, editing and publishing website content for Arizona Soccer Association
• Use photos, videos and web content to create interesting posts on a daily basis
• Cover soccer matches (professional, college, youth) The ideal candidate will have
• Dynamic and confident personality
• A sense of humor and strong awareness of social trends
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
• Ability to proficiently and creatively use Vine, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
• Strong interest in soccer and sports is a plus, but not necessary
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends
• Must be an active student (student has ability to receive college credit

Spring Training 2019
Goodyear Ballpark and Recreational Complex is the spring training and player development home of the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds. Our spring training internships offer students an opportunity to gain hands-on, real world experience in all operational areas. By the end of the internship, each intern will have gained hands-on experience in ballpark and ticket office operations, corporate partnerships, community relations, customer service, game day production, events, marketing & social media.

We’re looking for outgoing, innovative individuals who possess a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and desire to learn. You’ll work hard, but you’ll grow both personally and professionally, and have a lot of fun in the process.

The following internships are available for the 2019 spring training season:
Ballpark Operations (1)
Marketing & Promotions (2)
Digital & Social Media (1)

Examples of responsibilities for all internships:
-Participating in the selection, interviewing, hiring and training of game day staff and volunteers
-Participating in conceptual meetings regarding game day logistics, ticketing, marketing and sponsorship
-Assisting with development and execution of game day promotions and sponsorship activations
-Assisting with preparation and execution of ballpark events such as Fantasy Camp, Season Ticket Holder Appreciation Days, Autograph Days and Catch on the Field
-Developing and participating in Promotions Team activities to generate awareness of spring training (i.e. distributing pocket schedules, facilitating mascot appearances at schools and area events, staffing information booths)
-Gathering fan data through in-park surveys

Digital & Social Media Internship
-The Digital & Social Media intern will assist with a variety of tasks related to the branding and promotion of Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds spring training. In addition to the responsibilities outlined above, this intern will:
-Assist with managing Facebook, Twitter & Instagram accounts, including idea generation, content development, scheduling calendar, fan contests, monitoring fan engagement and feedback and providing analytic reports
-Create content for website and email campaigns
-Monitor best practices and trends in social media
-Capture digital photos/videos and edit content to create interesting posts

Requirements:
Pursuing a degree in Sports Management, Marketing, Communications or related field
(you MUST be able to receive academic credit for this internship)
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, sharp attention to detail and proven ability to meet deadlines
An idea person, who is adaptable and able to work well with a team to identify solutions and create new opportunities
Extremely coachable, ambitious and eager to learn every day; must have a sense of humor
Excellent understanding of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram platforms
Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign & llustrator
Basic photography and video editing skills with Premier Pro & After Effects a plus
Must have a valid driver’s license and successfully pass background check
Must be able to relocate to the Goodyear, AZ area and provide own housing and transportation

Dates: 1/2/19 through 03/29/19. (Must be able to work flexible hours to include holidays, weekends & evenings and all game days.)

Salary: Stipend of $750 per month. Interns are not entitled to a job at the conclusion of their internship.

Job Questions:
-How did you hear about this job?
-This internship is unpaid, and you must be able to receive academic credit. Please provide details on how this internship fits into your degree program, including hours required and number of credits.
-What is your plan for housing in the Phoenix/Goodyear, AZ area?
-What is your level of proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign? (Provide for each platform)
-Please describe your experience with photo/video editing software.

-We want to make sure that the experience helps build the skills and knowledge necessary to help you get to your career goals. So, specifically, what are you hoping to learn from the experience?
-What is your career goal upon completion of your degree? What type of position do you hope to attain upon graduation? Explain in as much detail as possible.

Please submit links to your most creative social media posts and online portfolio, if applicable.

APPLY NOW

Summer 2019- Dallas Morning News- PAID
The Dallas Morning News (DMN) will be on campus Monday October 15 to conduct interviews for summer 2019 paid internships. To be considered for an interview, you must be a current junior, senior or graduate student. Please send a resume and a link to your work samples to Cronkite Career Services by September 15.

 

Summer 2019- The Washington Post- PAID
The Washington Post is accepting internship applications from juniors, seniors and graduate students who have had previous experience at a major media outlet. Students can find out more and create an account to apply at intern.washpost.com. The deadline for applications is noon, Friday, Oct. 12, with students notified by the end of November. We offer internships in all disciplines from reporting and copy editing to video journalism and data visualization and just about anything else you can think of. The paid internships typically last 10 weeks and offer students the opportunity to perform at the highest level in one of the most dynamic newsrooms in the country.

Please check out the website, where you’ll find answers to most of your questions.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS. FELLOWSHIPS. OTHER PROGRAMS.

Pulliam Journalism Fellowship
Pulliam Fellows earn $650/week for the 10-week program in Phoenix and Indianapolis. Must be a currently-enrolled junior, senior graduate student in the fall 2018 semester.

Visit www.indystar.com/pjf
Deadline to apply is November 1, 2018

American Copy Editors Society Scholarship
Finding and hiring talented copy editors has always been challenging, but a world hungry for information needs copy editors more than ever. To help meet that need, the American Copy Editors Society has awarded scholarships to deserving students since 1999. The scholarships are open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students who have demonstrated an interest in and aptitude for copy editing jobs or internships. Apply today.

The following must be emailed to the scholarship committee:
1. An original essay, written by you, on the aspects of copy editing most important in a multi-media world. Do not exceed 500 words.
2. Your résumé
3. The names and contact information for three references (supervisors and/or faculty members)
4. Either (not both) of the following:
(a) Six headlines or tweets, or a mix thereof, that you have written. Include context, such as the first part of the material that you summarized with the headlines and/or tweets
(b) Your answer to the exercise posted on the scholarship webpage

For more information and to download the application form, please visit the sponsor’s website.
Contact
Alex Cruden
333 W. State St.
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Deadline: November 15, 2018

 

Chips Quinn Scholars Program
The Chips Quinn Scholars Program for Diversity in Journalism offers students hands-on training and mentoring by caring news veterans. More than 1,300 men and women have been named Chips Quinn Scholars since 1991, making it the largest and most enduring diversity initiative of the Newseum Institute. The program’s aim is to provide training and support that will open doors to news and information careers and bring greater diversity to the newsrooms of the U.S.

College juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent graduates with majors in journalism or career goals in journalism are eligible to apply.

Deadline: October 1, 2018

For more information or to apply today, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact
Karen Catone
555 Pennsylvania Ave N.W.
Washington , DC 20001
202-292-6271

 

Zocalo Public Square Spring 2019 fellowship-PAID
The Cronkite School is accepting applications for student fellowships in sustainability journalism with Zócalo Public Square in Los Angeles.

The fellowship will be offered in the spring 2019 semester. Fellows will work up to 40 hours a week for $10 an hour, producing content for the Zócalo website and its media partners, and assisting with Zocalo’s public events. Students also may apply to receive Cronkite internship credit for the fellowship. Students will be responsible for arranging their own housing. The Cronkite School will cover the cost of travel to and from Santa Monica.

Zócalo Public Square, a project of the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University, is a not-for-profit Ideas Exchange that seeks to engage a new, young and diverse generation in the public square through a blend of live events and humanities journalism. It partners with educational, cultural and philanthropic institutions to present free, non-partisan public events and conferences in cities across the U.S. and beyond and to publish original daily journalism that is distributed to more than 100 media outlets nationwide.

Fellows may be graduate or undergraduate Cronkite students with an interest in sustainability, energy, the environment and related fields. Duties include generating story ideas, identifying and working with Zocalo contributors (who include journalists, scholars and non-writers), writing and editing articles for the website, working with media syndicate partners, building audiences for journalism and events through social and other media, and assisting with the planning and execution of public discussions and lectures on current affairs topics. Fellows will work with a small staff of writers and editors who produce new content daily for the website and its media partners and who solicit contributions from diverse people whose voices would otherwise go unheard. Strong editing skills are a must as are curiosity and energy. The successful applicant will be able to generate story ideas off the news that provide a different perspective on current topics and write and edit for voice. Some evening work is required. Fellows may have the opportunity to travel to Zócalo events in California and around the country. A car is not required but is recommended.

To apply for the spring 2019 Zocolo Fellowship, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong by September 21.

 

CONTESTS

Casey Foundation Video Contest
The Annie E. Casey Foundation is devoted to developing a brighter future for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes. Their work focuses on strengthening families, building stronger communities and ensuring access to opportunity, because children need all three to succeed.

More on the video topic:
research has shown that being proficient in reading by the 4th grade and in math by the 8th grade are two milestones in determining a child’s healthy development toward a productive adulthood. The Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT Data Center contains a wealth of information related to child and family well-being. The center provides data on reading and math proficiency for each racial demographic for every state and territory in the United States.

Using the KIDS COUNT Data Center as a primary resource, students are asked to create a video that includes the following:
Identify grade-level reading and math proficiency for your state (birth state or current state of residence).
What do the data indicate for children in your state? Are there disparities or success stories in your communities? If there are disparities, what are local leaders, policymakers and/or advocates doing in your state or community to give children the best chances possible to succeed?
The winner will be notified prior to the Excellence in Journalism Conference in September. The winning video will be displayed during the conference, posted on the Casey Foundation’s online platforms and promoted via social media. The winner will receive the $1,000 prize from following EIJ.

Find more information about the contest and submit your entry today.

 

PART-TIME PAID MEDIA/COMMUNICATIONS JOBS

ASU School of Sustainability Communications Assistant
Looking for a reliable writer, a person who turns in clean copy and is well-organized and teachable.

This person will write summary articles, conduct and edit Q&A-style interviews, crop and resize images, do very light video editing, maintain some of our expert profiles, post to our news blog using WordPress, post to our YouTube channel, and handle a variety of other tasks for our marketing and communications team.

To apply please go to https://students.asu.edu/employment/search, click on “Search On-Campus Jobs” and enter the requisition 44941BR. Right now the application deadline is 9/7

 

City of Chandler- Digital Media Journalist Freelancer
City of Chandler, Communications and Public Affairs, Video Production
September 2018 – June 2019
Hours: Flexible but not to exceed 30 hours a week
Pay: $20/hr. contract position with no benefits

The City of Chandler’s Video Production Division within the Communications and Public Affairs Department is seeking a The Digital Media Journalist.

The Digital Media Journalist Freelancer will be responsible for producing Digital Update Videos for the City’s digital channels: social media,
website and cable channel. A Digital Update Video (DUV) is a quick storytelling video driven by eye-catching footage, participant sound bites
and graphics. They range from :30 seconds to 2 minutes in length. The objective of a DUV is to produce informational/educational and promotional videos that increase brand awareness, audience education and online engagement across digital channels.

Digital Media Journalist Freelancer would be responsible for script writing, interviewing, shooting on a Sony DSLR camera, and editing using an Avid Media Composer. Alternative editing software can be made available. On camera work and Facebook LIVE shoots are also a possibility.

The Digital Media Journalist Freelancer would have a brief pre-production meeting with the Video Supervisor to discuss the shoot location, names of people to be interviewed, a list of questions to ask, and a b-roll shotsheet. The Digital Media Journalist will be responsible for transportation to the shoot location. This is a one person crew video production shoot and edit. They will have creative freedom to tell the story that best gets the message across in an interesting and effective way. The Video Supervisor will review the finished edit and make any necessary change requests.

The Digital Media Journalist Freelancer must be an enthusiastic, hardworking individual with a positive attitude. This job requires skills
in journalism, creative visual storytelling, videography, script writing, editing, on-air and communication skills. The Digital Media Journalist Freelancer must be a self-starter who is both creative and efficient. This is a fast paced environment and quick turnarounds are essential.

Please email Stacy Sacco if you are interested in this freelance opportunity. Please include a resume and link to video work samples.

Robbins & Curtin Law Firm
Do you want real-life experience digging into corporations which provide health care within the prisons, the City of Mesa Police Department, and Police Officers who use unreasonable deadly force? You must be a very good writer, organized and able to follow multiple leads, must have good interviewing skills, and you must be passionate about finding the truth. $20/hour.

Contact: joel@robbinsandcurtin.com

Collegiate Baseball Scouting Network (CBBSN)- Writers
We are currently hiring multiple journalists to join our writing staff. Interested? Complete the writing application. The position would entail writing one column per week on a wide range of baseball topics that each journalist will brainstorm themselves. Each writer would receive compensation for their articles, along with working in an environment that is fully devoted to helping them grow as sports journalists. Typical pay is about $15 per article.

Freelance Writing- Occupy.com
An independent news outlet since 2012, Occupy.com features daily national and international political, economic, social and environmental coverage and analysis. We’re looking for new enterprising freelancers to join our team, at a pay of $100 per 700-1,200 word article or essay. We welcome story ideas and submissions across a range of topics, including 2018 candidates & campaigns, money in politics, economic justice & inequality, labor/union developments, climate movement & clean energy, college debt, immigrant rights, Medicare for all, criminal justice reform, financial deregulation, gender equality and independent investigative projects, among others. We seek to connect the dots to uncover critical stories about corporate and government influence and corruption, while shining a light on the positive trends, organizations and movements that are defining the new progressive agenda. Contact Michael Levitan

Spanish-language interpreters/translators
We are actively seeking Spanish linguists in your area to work as interpreters and translators. Seek an exceptional Spanish student well versed in colloquial use or slang. A student with multi-tasking capabilities and attention to detail. Strong writing skills in English and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs will also be useful. Interested? Please contact Mr. Omer Libich, Recruiting Sourcer, MVM, Inc. 571.223.4667

High School Sports Production
Will assist in the coordination of the school’s multimedia initiatives in regards to the Athletic Department and Video Board at Benson Field.

Duties
-Produce game presentation elements for varsity sporting events at Benson Field. Production to include writing and updating run-of-show timelines and PA scripts; managing and operating video board; assisting with the creation and production of video board content for in-game use, including designing graphic pieces and video features; coordinate sponsor-related in-game promotions; and other duties as assigned by the Director of Communications & Marketing and Athletic Director.
-Assist in the continual communications of event information to staff and other constituents.
-Assist in trouble shooting and problem solving during events.

Qualifications

•A professing and maturing Christian enthusiastically supporting Valley Christian’s statement of faith, mission, and vision.
•Experience producing and editing video content.
•Experience using Adobe Creative Suite.
•Previous video and photography experience using a DSLR camera or similar equipment.
•Display a strong work ethic, good time management skills, ability to self-motivate, and a desire to excel and work in athletics.
•Should be able to work in a fast-paced environment and quickly adapt to change, organized, highly responsible, have a positive attitude, able to accept direction and constructive criticism, ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, able to work on multiple projects, and the ability to prioritize events and/or circumstances is essential.

Compensation
Stipend is $125 per varsity game (four home games in September-October; plus, possibility for playoff games). Stipend will be paid at the end of the season. Work will have the possibility of extending into the winter and spring.

Schedule
Two to three days every varsity game week for an estimated 10 hours each week. Must be able to work Friday afternoons and nights.

Instructions to Apply
Attach a single document, which includes: a cover letter and resume (including the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of three professional references).

Resume should include all employment in month/year format (e.g., 6/10 to 8/16), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position. Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the qualifications of this position. Candidates who do not meet qualifications will not be considered. REQUESTED MATERIAL MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position. Email to: Bryan Winfrey

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Safed House- Video Producer
A non profit called Safed House is working to launch a website. For the launch and website, we are seeking a documentary video journalist or filmmaker who can work with us to shoot two five-minute documentary style interviews. One of the pieces will have one individual as the subject. The other video will focus on two people. Seek seniors or graduate students who might have the skills to help us out. There will be a stipend. Contact Susan Assadi or call 480 510 4881 or 480 860 8792.

Some background on Safed House: Safed House is focussed on activities to help shift the perspective in America about Middle Eastern refugees from one of daunting and fearful statistics to stories worthy of compassion and awe. Through digital media education, Safed House will demonstrate how refugees are part of the essential fabric of American Life as documented through their contributions. Our objective is to initiate change via exposure to the non Middle East and North Africa MENA audience through highlighting success stories and help foster understanding through a shared common humanity. Through our work Safed House will empower refugees to gain centering and strength to articulate their stories as an intrinsic part of their American identity. We hope to initiate this change vis-à-vis exposure to the American audience through highlighting individual’s stories of transitioning to life in the States.

Opportunities 8.17.18

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Internship Credit
If you secured an internship for the fall semester and want to receive credit for it, please contact Cronkite Career Services asap. We need to know: (1) Name of the company (2) your duties/responsibilities (3) The number of hours per week you’ll work (4) The name and title of your supervisor. Once we review this information, we’ll let you know whether it qualifies for credit. Please let us know by August 20.

Internship Applications
Internship Applications are due by September 14. You are required to complete an application if you want to participate in the upcoming on-campus internship interview days or if you seek credit for an internship. Please sign up for one of these events when you complete the application:

Friday October 12: Broadcast Companies

Friday October 19: Public Relations/Communications Companies

Friday October 19: The Arizona Republic Interviews

Friday November 9: Publication Companies

Internship Info Sessions
We’ll cover everything you want to know about the Cronkite internship program- what’s the process of securing an internship? What’s the best way to get an internship? What kinds of internships are available? Can I find my own internship and how do I get it approved? What’s the process of applying for an internship? What’s the best way to prepare for an internship? We know you have many questions. And the good news… we have many answers. RSVP today to attend one of these info sessions.

Wednesday September 5
12 noon
Cronkite 222

Thursday September 6
4:00 p.m.
Cronkite 222

Friday September 7
3:30 p.m.
Cronkite 222

 

Cronkite Professional Programs
The Cronkite School offers students an array of professional opportunities through internships and professional programs. It is what makes the School unique and innovative. We encourage you to start thinking about your next immersion experience here at the Cronkite School- an experience that gives you amazing hands-on experience with covering news or sports, working as reporters in Washington, Los Angeles and Phoenix, working in the digital space in a newsroom, working with real clients in a PR lab, covering stories along the border, working on investigative stories of national importance and conversation, working at one of the largest PBS affiliates in the U.S., learning about entrepreneurship and developing cutting-edge media products, specializing in business reporting on all platforms or perhaps working on a TV magazine program that focuses on the latest scientific discoveries at ASU.

There are so many interesting and exciting professional programs to choose from, why not make room in your schedule to try more than one?

Please review the many Cronkite professional programs and speak to your advisor and/or the director of the program that you’re interested in.

 

Must See Mondays

Young Alumni Panel
Monday August 27
7:00 p.m. First Amendment Forum

Join us for the kick-off of the Must See Mondays presentations. Cronkite alumni will be here to discuss their career paths and share tips on how to prepare for internships, the job market and how to succeed at the Cronkite School. The information will be very helpful. And remember, when you attend and blog about if for Cronkite Conversations, you earn points to attend the Cronkite luncheon in October featuring CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.

Cronkite Alumni panel includes:

-Katherine Fitzgerald, Sports Reporter/Writer, The Arizona Republic/azcentral
-Cydney Henderson, Life NOW reporter, USA TODAY
-Lynnie Nguyen, Digital Marketing Program Manager, U-Haul International
-Kalia Pang, Senior Public Relations Specialist, Sprouts Farmers Market
-Aldo Vazquez, reporter, ABC 15 in Phoenix

 

Resume Writing Sessions- Just a few Days Left to Sign Up!
Need help with drafting a resume that’s clean and professional looking and one that features relevant information? There will be four sessions to help you. Please RSVP by August 24 and bring a draft of your resume. We’ll look at different examples of resumes and give you feedback on your resume as well.

Monday August 27
2:00 p.m.
Cronkite 222

Thursday September 6
10:00 a.m.
Cronkite 222

Saturday September 8
12 Noon
Cronkite 314

Sunday September 9
1:00 p.m.
Cronkite 314

 

In-TUNE Peer Mentorship Program Seeks Mentors
We are still seeking sophomores and above to become a peer mentor for our brand new In-TUNE (Information to Use and Navigate Every day) program. As a peer mentor, you help a freshman or first-year transfer student with questions they might have about ASU and/or the Cronkite School. You have experience, knowledge and wisdom- we’d like you to share it with a new student. It is a fantastic leadership opportunity. Please sign up today and follow these instructions:

It’s a two-step process.

You will first register with the ASU Mentor Network by clicking the “Join the Community” link below. Then, click the green “Join Program” button and follow the prompts to answer the first series of questions at the ASU Mentor Network “Hub” level. NOTE: These questions are separate from the In-TUNE program registration. However, at the “Hub” level all ASU students who sign up for the university’s mentor network will also have access to professional mentors from around the country and Valley.

Then, users will be guided to complete the Cronkite Peer Mentor profile questions, which are specific to our new peer mentoring program. It takes just a few minutes, but the more details provided the better because the system will use that data to match mentors and mentees on Sept. 4.

Once registration is complete, peer mentors must also RSVP for a training on either Aug. 18 or Aug. 19.

 

90 Minute Mastery Sessions
Want to jump ahead and learn new skills? The Cronkite School presents 90 Minute Mastery Sessions throughout the fall semester. All sessions are hands-on (and fun) and will take place in room 404B from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the selected Fridays.

Sept. 7
Seeking & Sourcing Scholarly Research
Assistant Professor Monica Chadha walks through how to find academic studies and use them to strengthen your journalistic reporting and honors theses.

Sept. 21
Speak Up! Improving Your Vocal Delivery
Want to strengthen your voice for TV, radio, podcasting and presentations? Arizona PBS Executive Producer Allysa Adams offers exercises to improve your pitch, pace and articulation.

Oct. 5
Trollspotting: Handling Online Harassment Like a Pro
Feel more confident connecting online! Associate Professor Dawn Gilpin explains how to identify harassment and handle it, both as a bystander and a target.

Oct. 12
360 Made Simple
Virtual reality specialist Carolina Márquez shows how to use the Wonda VR app to add interactive hotspots to 360 photos and video. VR newbies welcome!

Nov. 2
Advanced Video Editing & Graphics
Director of Studio Production Jim Jacoby walks through next-level video and motion graphics editing in Adobe Premiere and After Effects.

 

INTERNSHIPS

Fall 2018- Digital Storytelling Internship- PAID
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is seeking a Digital Storytelling Intern to assist in elevating and enhancing the nonprofit’s public image through storytelling and digital marketing. St. Vincent de Paul works with some of the most vulnerable in our community – working-poor families and homeless individuals. Working with them to tell their stories takes someone with sensitivity, but also recognition of the significance and privilege of being able to be their voices.

The Digital Storytelling Intern will assist in developing content for the organization’s marketing channels, which include social media, web and print publications, emails, and event/branding collateral. The intern will learn and gain hands-on experience with media relations, content development and social media.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a non-profit organization working to feed, clothe, house and heal individuals and families in need. The organization has been providing services in central and northern Arizona since 1946. Programs include services for the homeless, medical and dental care for the working poor, charity dining rooms, thrift stores, a transitional housing shelter and general assistance for individuals in need. Learn more at www.stvincentdepaul.net

Qualifications
• Students pursuing a bachelors or master’s degree in public relations, marketing or journalism
• Proficiency in Office, Adobe Creative Suites and social networking sites
• Applicants must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and strong organization skills, able to balance multiple deadlines.
• Hours are flexible and average approximately 15-20 hours per week.

Responsibilities
• Assist with content development, brand journalism and media relations.
• Coordinate social media presence for SVdP’s main accounts and thrift store accounts.
• Write, take photos and develop content for SVdP e-newsletter, blog and print newsletter with statewide circulation of 90,000
• Track and measure results of media relations.
• Occasional assistance on events and fundraisers.
This is a paid internship. The intern will receive a $1,000 stipend at the end of the semester. To apply: email cover letter and resume to Mary Chou-Thompson.

 

Fall 2018 – SparkPoint Studio Publicity and Digital Internship
CLASS STANDING: Second-semester sophomore freshmen – graduate student
HOURS: Minimum 15 hours/week
TYPE: For credit only

WHO WE ARE:
Interns will be working specifically with our BookSparks department, which offers professional publicity expertise and services to book authors in a variety of genres. With clients ranging from debut to bestselling and seasoned authors throughout the U.S. and Canada, we have broad experience executing publicity campaigns to the full spectrum of media: from national to local media, from magazines and newspapers to radio, TV, and online.

We’re focused on sparking conversations about books and authors in fun, fresh ways: merging traditional book publicity with the rapidly evolving, new, and vast ways to promote online and through social media

WHERE WE ARE:
SparkPoint Studio is located at 80 East Rio Salado Parkway, on the corner of Rio Salado and Mill Avenue. It is within walking distance of the Mill Avenue light rail stop.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
We are looking for interns for our digital and publicity departments. You will work with a small staff of media relations, marketing, branding and social media professionals, taking responsibility for the following tasks:

• Local media pitching
• Coordination of book events
• Writing timely book roundups for various media outlets
• Assist with administrative duties, such as mailings, printings, etc.
• Creation of media materials, including press releases, media kits, etc.
• Maintaining and creating media lists
• Networking opportunities with industry professionals and media
• Come up with custom, timely content for our social media platforms
• Creation of content for newsletters
• Brainstorm creative ideas for book-themed giveaways
• Assisting with book blog tour pitch development and execution

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:
• Work minimum 15 hours per week
• A passion for books and reading is a must
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to think independently and creatively
• Willingness to ask questions
• A basic knowledge of WordPress
• Experience managing a professional social media platform is preferred

Contact: Morgan Rath

 

Fall 2018- Fantasysports.com-PAID
FantasySports.com is re-defining fantasy sports with fun with entertaining games and rewards. On FantasySports.com you can engage in daily contests that let you enjoy a single event by competing with your friends for prizes that enhance the fun of playing.

We make fantasy sports more fun for casual gamers and die-hards alike by offering top-tier fun head-to-head competition.

The ideal candidate understands the difference in writing for various platforms and has the ability to engage and grow a digital audience.

This position requires writing on tight deadlines, breaking news and producing engaging features and enterprise stories that shed new light on trends both on and off the field of play.

Qualifications:

•The candidate must be enrolled in a journalism, English, or Communications program.
•Demonstrated expertise in creating and editing written content.
•Strong news judgment and sense of what will resonate with a sports audience.

Please send a cover letter, resume and samples of your work to michael@fantasysports.com.

 

Fall 2018- ASUCommunity Engagement Intern- PAID
Opportunities for Youth (OFY) is an ASU initiative in the Center for Human Capital and Youth Development, under the College of Public Service and Community Solution. Its goal is to reengage Maricopa County young adults ages 16-24 who are not working and not in school, and support them in their pursuit for success by connecting them with the resources and opportunities for professional and personal development.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Reporting to the Marketing Specialist, the OFY Community Engagement Intern will work as a part of the marketing team to produce engaging content that will bring awareness to the opportunities and services OFY and its partner organizations provides for young adults. This person will do this by helping to developing engaging content for the organization, overseeing the OFY social media pages, and helping to implement program specific marketing campaigns aimed at increasing brand awareness and trust, program enrollment and community engagement.
The Community Engagement Intern will also aid in the development of organizational content such as: articles, press releases, videos, infographics, and digital content. This person will gain experience working with a variety of agencies and organization to develop campaigns and opportunities for young adults across Maricopa County. The intern will also receive regular career development opportunities and coaching from the Intern Supervisor who will provide performance feedback and identify opportunities for academic and professional growth.
This position will have the opportunity to network with youth development representatives from various government agencies, academic institutions and non-profit organizations, and will have the opportunity to learn about the various opportunities available to them after graduation.

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS
(This is not an all-inclusive list of all position duties that may be required; intern will also be given additional opportunities based on their interest and the need of OFY)
-Oversee the OFY social media accounts & maintain online presence across all platforms (Website, social, email, etc.)
-Develop campaign-specific content for promotional purposes
-Design outreach handouts and other graphics
-Update and maintain content based on organizational changes

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum education and/or experience:
-Pursuing BS/BA in Marketing, Graphic Information Technology, Business, Journalism and Mass Communication, Communications, English
-GPA of 3.0 or higher, preferred but not required.
-Junior or Senior standing, but will consider all class levels
Preferred experience:
-Interest in community outreach and development; helping OFY make a difference in the lives of young adults in our local community.
-Have previous experience with, or the willingness to learn how to use design equipment and software to develop creative content (e.g. graphics, videos, etc.)
-Have excellent writing skills, and an understanding of how to engage various audience types.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
-Understanding of latest social media trends and platforms
-Skill with verbal and written communication.
-Skill developing process and procedures.
-Skill setting goals and objectives.
-Ability to maintaining effective working relationships with program participants and partners
-Ability to use initiative and judgment to work independently while recognizing matters that will require management’s awareness.
-Ability to exercise resourcefulness in addressing new problems.
-Ability to set priorities to meet established, as well as, changing deadlines.
-Ability to manage scope and change as it occurs within a project.
-Ability to work as part of a team and build strategic relationships for professional development.
-Understanding of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite

Working conditions:
-Work typically occurs in an office environment, but will include community outreach activities from time to time. This position requires careful attention to detail and thoroughness in completing work tasks; honest and ethical; reliable, responsible, and dependable in fulfilling obligations; and pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

POSITION COMPENSATION
This position will pay a stipend in the amount of $1,000 that will be paid bi-weekly over the course of the semester.

For more information, please contact:
Ricky Duran
Opportunities for Youth – Marketing Specialist
602-534-7357

 

Fall 2018- Visit Phoenix Communications Internship- PAID
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently-enrolled JR+ w/prev. internship exp.
HOURS: Summer: 20-30 HRS/WEEK; Must have transportation
Fall: Minimum 20 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: PAID ($10/hour)

WHO WE ARE:
Visit Phoenix (Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau) is a non-for-profit Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) dedicated to helping the traveling public discover the amenities and attractions of Phoenix and its surrounding communities. Visit Phoenix provides information to travel professionals about available accommodations, transportation and sightseeing, and markets the destination to national and international audiences. Visit Phoenix works closely with the local hospitality community to promote and strengthen the tourism product of Phoenix, which is the sixth-largest city in the United States. More than 15 million people visit the Phoenix area annually, contributing $19 billion in direct spending to the regional economy. www.visitphoenix.com

OBJECTIVE:
The Communications/Media Relations Department produces Visit Phoenix’s editorial content for media, collateral, Internet, advertorials and speeches. This information is distributed in print and multimedia outlets for both leisure and meetings visitors. The Communications/Media Relations Department also manages domestic and international media relations to promote our destination to magazine, newspaper, television and radio travel journalists, as well as numerous industry Web sites. The purpose of our media/PR efforts is to encourage consumers to visit Greater Phoenix.

WHERE WE ARE:
Visit Phoenix’s offices are located on the sixth floor of One Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix, within walking distance of the Cronkite Building on ASU’s Downtown Campus.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
This internship is within Visit Phoenix’s Communications/Media Relations Department. You will work with a small staff of media relations professionals, taking responsibility for the following tasks:
•Responding to media queries via phone, e-mail and social-media mediums
•Assist in producing copy for press releases, editorial content and additional promotional materials including but not limited to proofing in-house publications, blogs, newsletters and web content as well as developing story pitches
•Compiling and distributing press kits
•Maintaining media lists including contacts and bios
•Media monitoring including but not limited to tracking articles/media mentions and analytics
•Assist in coordinating itineraries for press tours
•Assist travel/trade media on individual and group press tours
•Contributing creative ideas and progress updates during departmental meetings
•Blog opportunities
•Networking opportunities with industry professionals and media

CONTACT: Trish Lanteigne
400 E. Van Buren Suite 600, Phoenix

 

On Semiconductor Social Media Internship- PAID
Overall Job Purpose: The Social Media Intern is responsible for coordinating and executing the company’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The successful candidate will work closely with key members of staff, external social media consultants, to learn about social media, digital communications and marketing in a business to business environment. This role will be instrumental in increasing our social media presence and gaining visibility for our brand among clients and candidates. Reports To: Social Media Coordinator and Corporate Communications Manager.

Key Duties:
1) Social Media Community Management
a. Assist with streamlining company social media accounts (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Flicker, and other social media platforms), ensuring uniform content and tone of voice for landing pages, graphics, and other elements within the communities.
b. Increase the number of followers we have on Twitter by following and engaging with community
c. Monitoring and replying to Tweets from community (initially under supervision from a Director)
d. Posting Tweets on a daily basis (both job- and industry-related); and using tools like Agorapulse to plan forward-looking Tweets over weekends and holidays (under supervision from a Director)
e. Posting updates to the Company LinkedIn account (initially under supervision from a Director)
f. Use LinkedIn polls and surveys to build our social media footprint and reputation.
g. Liaising with staff internally to ensure that their company profiles are accurate and up-to date.
h. Posting updates to the Company Facebook account (under supervision from a Director)
i. Increase the number of followers we have on Facebook by following and engaging with community
j. Work with team to implement other channel-specific campaigns (e.g. videos to YouTube, development of Instagram page, etc.)

2) Coordinating and Distributing Content
a. Scheduling and coordinating a monthly brainstorming meeting with communications team to establish content ideas for the month ahead, and to plan for a monthly social media, editorial, marketing and blogging calendar.
b. Maintain a monthly social media and blogging calendar, and ensure that everyone is meeting their deadlines.
c. Coordinate with BU Marketers to promote content around product campaigns that include press releases, blogs and videos.
d. Help coordinate a guest blogger program, one guest blogger per month. Help to amplify this content through other social media channels.
e. Drive awareness of our new blog posts by posting the articles into forums and groups
j. Repurpose content from other sources for our own social media channels (and understand how to change the tone of the content for each channel).

3) Understanding and monitoring social media analytics
a. Track key social media analytics on a monthly basis, including Google Analytics, Bitly statistics, Terminus UTM tool, LinkedIn company stats, etc.
b. Track and report website statistics using Google Analytics. Look at how well specific content performs and look at the flow of traffic through to our Web site. Look at how well blog posts perform based on their ‘sharerating’ and the total number of viewers and time spent on page. Look at the best performing web site pages and try to generate new content that does the same or better.
c. Work with the team to build monthly reporting tools on social media analytics and performance against our ‘baseline targets.’
d. Track links to key content such as blogs with UTM links to track where traffic is coming from.

Key Skills Required for the Role:
• Proven written communication skills, and a passion for writing both short- and long-copy.
• Excellent verbal communications skills.
• An interest in marketing, communications, social media or reputation management;
• Familiarity with key social media tools (e.g. Twitter and Facebook) and with Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel);
• An ability to consistently demonstrate our values of insight, hard work, and effectiveness in your personal approach to work;
• An entrepreneurial attitude;
• Excellent attention to detail and a high motivation to learn;
• A proactive, service-focused attitude towards clients and candidates and the teams you support internally;
• An ability to remain calm under pressure and a robust/resilient attitude towards challenges;
• An ability to prioritize work and complete tasks with quick turnaround times and minimal fuss; and
• The ability to work collaboratively with a team

Website: www.onsemi.com
Internship Supervisor/Title: Sarah Rockey, sarah.rockey@onsemi.com, 602-244-5910
Intern will work: 20+ hours a week (depending on wants of student), flexible schedule

 

Summer 2019- Dallas Morning News- PAID
The Dallas Morning News (DMN) will be on campus Monday October 15 to conduct interviews for summer 2019 paid internships. To be considered for an interview, you must be a current junior, senior or graduate student. Please send a resume and a link to your work samples to Cronkite Career Services by September 15.

 

Summer 2019- The Washington Post- PAID
The Washington Post is accepting internship applications from juniors, seniors and graduate students who have had previous experience at a major media outlet. Students can find out more and create an account to apply at intern.washpost.com. The deadline for applications is noon, Friday, Oct. 12, with students notified by the end of November. We offer internships in all disciplines from reporting and copy editing to video journalism and data visualization and just about anything else you can think of. The paid internships typically last 10 weeks and offer students the opportunity to perform at the highest level in one of the most dynamic newsrooms in the country.

Please check out the website, where you’ll find answers to most of your questions.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS. FELLOWSHIPS. OTHER PROGRAMS.

American Copy Editors Society Scholarship
Finding and hiring talented copy editors has always been challenging, but a world hungry for information needs copy editors more than ever. To help meet that need, the American Copy Editors Society has awarded scholarships to deserving students since 1999. The scholarships are open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students who have demonstrated an interest in and aptitude for copy editing jobs or internships. Apply today.

The following must be emailed to the scholarship committee:
1. An original essay, written by you, on the aspects of copy editing most important in a multi-media world. Do not exceed 500 words.
2. Your résumé
3. The names and contact information for three references (supervisors and/or faculty members)
4. Either (not both) of the following:
(a) Six headlines or tweets, or a mix thereof, that you have written. Include context, such as the first part of the material that you summarized with the headlines and/or tweets
(b) Your answer to the exercise posted on the scholarship webpage

For more information and to download the application form, please visit the sponsor’s website.
Contact
Alex Cruden
333 W. State St.
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Deadline: November 15, 2018

 

Chips Quinn Scholars Program
The Chips Quinn Scholars Program for Diversity in Journalism offers students hands-on training and mentoring by caring news veterans. More than 1,300 men and women have been named Chips Quinn Scholars since 1991, making it the largest and most enduring diversity initiative of the Newseum Institute. The program’s aim is to provide training and support that will open doors to news and information careers and bring greater diversity to the newsrooms of the U.S.

College juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent graduates with majors in journalism or career goals in journalism are eligible to apply.

Deadline: October 1, 2018

For more information or to apply today, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Contact
Karen Catone
555 Pennsylvania Ave N.W.
Washington , DC 20001
202-292-6271

 

Zocalo Public Square Spring 2019 fellowship-PAID
The Cronkite School is accepting applications for student fellowships in sustainability journalism with Zócalo Public Square in Los Angeles.

The fellowship will be offered in the spring 2019 semester. Fellows will work up to 40 hours a week for $10 an hour, producing content for the Zócalo website and its media partners, and assisting with Zocalo’s public events. Students also may apply to receive Cronkite internship credit for the fellowship. Students will be responsible for arranging their own housing. The Cronkite School will cover the cost of travel to and from Santa Monica.

Zócalo Public Square, a project of the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University, is a not-for-profit Ideas Exchange that seeks to engage a new, young and diverse generation in the public square through a blend of live events and humanities journalism. It partners with educational, cultural and philanthropic institutions to present free, non-partisan public events and conferences in cities across the U.S. and beyond and to publish original daily journalism that is distributed to more than 100 media outlets nationwide.

Fellows may be graduate or undergraduate Cronkite students with an interest in sustainability, energy, the environment and related fields. Duties include generating story ideas, identifying and working with Zocalo contributors (who include journalists, scholars and non-writers), writing and editing articles for the website, working with media syndicate partners, building audiences for journalism and events through social and other media, and assisting with the planning and execution of public discussions and lectures on current affairs topics. Fellows will work with a small staff of writers and editors who produce new content daily for the website and its media partners and who solicit contributions from diverse people whose voices would otherwise go unheard. Strong editing skills are a must as are curiosity and energy. The successful applicant will be able to generate story ideas off the news that provide a different perspective on current topics and write and edit for voice. Some evening work is required. Fellows may have the opportunity to travel to Zócalo events in California and around the country. A car is not required but is recommended.

To apply for the spring 2019 Zocolo Fellowship, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong by September 21.

 

PART-TIME MEDIA/COMMUNICATIONS JOBS

Make-A-Wish Communications
The National Communications Team at Make-A-Wish America (headquartered in Phoenix) is in need of additional support for the fall semester. We are hoping to find a student from Barrett Honors College who would like the experience of working in communications at one of the country’s top 10 children’s charity brands. This is an opportunity for a Barrett student to be immediately immersed in team projects and gain valuable, hands-on experience.

The ideal student would be an upperclassman working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or a related field. S/he should also have a minimum of 1 year of professional work experience since s/he will need to be comfortable taking on assignments right away.

We would be able to offer the student part-time employment of 20 hours per week at the rate of $10.50/hr. The length of the employment would be from now until end of the semester.

Interested? Contact Jamie Sandys, national communications manager

APN Needs Camera Operators For Live Sports Events
Camera ops will shoot high school football, amateur baseball and soccer games.

Contact Jeff Lowery
623-936-5585

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

AZ Sidelines Magazine
AZ Sidelines Magazine is a monthly magazine in its inaugural year that will be covering all aspects of information concerning high school sports. Writers for the magazine will be expected to cover a range of topics from any range of high school sports that may include boosters, coaching changes, and classification changes.

What do we need from you?

Candidates should be seeking a career in journalism, should be self-motivated, able to multitask, have a good attitude, and be able to function well in an environment with quick turnaround deadlines.

What will you be doing?

Students will have the opportunity to receive hands-on experience with their work appearing in a monthly magazine available across the state of Arizona.
-The opportunity for taking on greater responsibility is available to writers who demonstrate strong self-motivation and news judgment.
-Students should come away with experience in interviewing, reporting and writing to go along with published work that will reach thousands across the state of Arizona.

Interested applicants should reach out to Eddie Fuenmayor or at 623-251-1223

Opportunities 7.27.18

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Cronkite Professional Programs
The Cronkite School offers students an array of professional opportunities through internships and professional programs. It is what makes the School unique and innovative. We encourage you to start thinking about your next immersion experience here at the Cronkite School- an experience that gives you amazing hands-on experience with covering news or sports, working as reporters in Washington, Los Angeles and Phoenix, working in the digital space in a newsroom, working with real clients in a PR lab, covering stories along the border, working on investigative stories of national importance and conversation, working at one of the largest PBS affiliates in the U.S., learning about entrepreneurship and developing cutting-edge media products, specializing in business reporting on all platforms or perhaps working on a TV magazine program that focuses on the latest scientific discoveries at ASU.

There are so many interesting and exciting professional programs to choose from, why not make room in your schedule to try more than one?

Please review the many Cronkite professional programs and speak to your advisor and/or the director of the program you’re interested in.

 

Cronkite Seminar with a Global Focus
Do you want to take a class focused on global news and leadership with 11 international journalists? Are you looking for a unique course that lets you test your intercultural skills?

Enroll in the Humphrey Leadership Seminar JMC 494/MCO 598 meeting Monday afternoons from 2 until 4:40. This class not only prepares students for the global job market but provides a solid foundation of global communications, leadership, and management skills by exploring case studies from different cultural and political systems. We discuss current event “hot topics” each week. The Humphrey Leadership Seminar with its small class size brings a select group of Cronkite students together with 11 international journalists – the Cronkite Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows.

This year the 11 Humphrey Fellows are from such diverse countries and cultures as Russia, Pakistan, China, Ethiopia, Hungary, South Africa, Nigeria, Nepal, Lebanon and Egypt.

One past student said of the course: “It may sound cliché, but the Humphrey Seminar is one of those rare courses in college that can absolutely change your life. Meeting and working with people from all around the world is not only enriching academically and professionally, but personally. The course helps you to become more considerate of others while also being introspective. It helps develop your global perspective, and from this you attain a greater sense of self and all that you can accomplish in the world.” -Tea Francesca Price, Barrett Honor Student 2017

For questions see your Cronkite adviser or email Assistant Dean Dr. Bill Silcock.

 

Women of Fox Sports Leadership Series Jobs In Sports Production
August 5
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Fox Sports Studios in Los Angeles

Topics include: Overview of production careers, interview/resume prep, conversations with recent grads in entry-level positions, conversations with top female executives in production, Fox Sports Studio Tour.

Free to attend. You must register to attend.

 

Resume Writing Sessions
Need help with drafting a resume that’s clean and professional looking and one that features relevant information? There will be four sessions to help you. Please RSVP by August 24 and bring a draft of your resume. We’ll look at different examples of resumes and give you feedback on your resume as well.

Monday August 27
2:00 p.m.
Cronkite 222

Thursday September 6
10:00 a.m.
Cronkite 222

Saturday September 8
12 Noon
Cronkite 314

Sunday September 9
1:00 p.m.
Cronkite 314

 

90 Minute Mastery Sessions
Want to jump ahead and learn new skills? The Cronkite School presents 90 Minute Mastery Sessions throughout the fall semester. All sessions are hands-on (and fun) and will take place in room 404B from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the selected Fridays.

Sept. 7
Seeking & Sourcing Scholarly Research
Assistant Professor Monica Chadha walks through how to find academic studies and use them to strengthen your journalistic reporting and honors theses.

Sept. 21
Speak Up! Improving Your Vocal Delivery
Want to strengthen your voice for TV, radio, podcasting and presentations? Arizona PBS Executive Producer Allysa Adams offers exercises to improve your pitch, pace and articulation.

Oct. 5
Trollspotting: Handling Online Harassment Like a Pro
Feel more confident connecting online! Associate Professor Dawn Gilpin explains how to identify harassment and handle it, both as a bystander and a target.

Oct. 12
360 Made Simple
Virtual reality specialist Carolina Márquez shows how to use the Wonda VR app to add interactive hotspots to 360 photos and video. VR newbies welcome!

Nov. 2
Advanced Video Editing & Graphics
Director of Studio Production Jim Jacoby walks through next-level video and motion graphics editing in Adobe Premiere and After Effects.

 

INTERNSHIPS

Fall 2018- Multimedia Intern – Interactive
NBC Owned Television Stations National Digital Team, New York City-PAID

Are you a visual storyteller? Do you dream of pushing the boundary on how stories are told online? Do you have experience working on interactive projects that combine photos, videos, graphics and other media elements? We are looking for a multimedia intern who can creatively tell stories using all of these elements across all of our digital platforms — so if you answered “yes” to those questions, then we are looking for you!

The intern will be part of a national content team in New York and will collaborate with team members to create original content and promote the best content from our markets.

The multimedia interactive intern will
Produce high-quality, shareable multimedia content, including graphics, interactives and other data visualizations
Report and research topics and data for interactives and visualizations
Contribute to planning for tentpole projects, social media initiatives and major news events
Optimize articles with the most relevant multimedia assets
Fulfill requests from markets

Qualifications
Proficiency with HTML, CSS and Javascript
Proficiency in Excel
Proficiency with Photoshop and Illustrator
Experience with D3 and other data visualization software
Experience working with an online publishing tool or content management system

Pluses
Visual design experience
UX experience
Animation or motion graphics experience with After Effects or similar software
Illustration experience
Python or Ruby experience

If interested, contact Nelson Hsu and apply tody. Note that you must be enrolled in school during the internship.

 

Fall 2018- Multimedia Intern – Photo and Video
NBC Owned Television Stations National Digital Team, New York City- PAID

Are you a visual storyteller? Do you dream of pushing the boundary on how stories are told online? Do you have experience working on interactive projects that combine photos, videos, graphics and other media elements? We are looking for a multimedia intern who can creatively tell stories using all of these elements across all of our digital platforms — so if you answered “yes” to those questions, then we are looking for you!

The intern will be part of a national content team in New York and will collaborate with team members to create original content and promote the best content from our markets.

The multimedia photo and video intern will
Produce high-quality, shareable multimedia content, including photo galleries and videos
Report and research topics for multimedia content
Contribute to planning for tentpole projects, social media initiatives and major news events
Optimize articles with the most relevant multimedia assets
Fulfill requests from markets, including content production and photo curation

Qualifications
Experience shooting and editing photos and videos
Experience with Photoshop and Premiere or other professional editing software
Experience working with an online publishing tool or content management system

Pluses
Visual design experience
Animation or motion graphics experience with After Effects or similar software
Illustration experience

If interested, contact Nelson Hsu and apply today. Note that you must be enrolled in school during the internship.

 

Fall 2018- The Democracy Fund, Washington, D.C. – PAID
The Democracy Fund is seeking highly motivated undergrads, graduate students, and recent graduates from across the political spectrum to support the Public Square Program for the Fall 2018 term.The Public Square Program focuses on vibrant media and citizen engagement by supporting innovations and institutions that help people better understand and participate in the democratic process. We’re looking for candidates with experience in journalism, communications, and/or civic innovation who are passionate about the future of journalism and making our political system more effective. A successful candidate believes that media plays a critical role in the public square, and believes that all communities should have access to the news and information they need to participate fully in our democracy.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Provide logistical support during meetings with journalism grantees and partners—this may include note-taking, drafting memoranda, proofing and copy editing materials, and welcoming visitors to the Democracy Fund office.
-Research issues in key policy areas relating to the Democracy Fund’s strategic objectives and oversee regular database updates.
-Actively engage with all staff at the Democracy Fund as a capable and collaborative team member. We count on our interns to contribute to discussions and help develop solutions to some of the greatest problems our nation faces today.
-Assist in evaluating grantmaking opportunities and with the preparation of internal memoranda and other materials that are part of the grantmaking process.
-Provide your unique perspective on the future of local news, through the contribution of expertise, research, and writing.
-Contribute to the Public Square’s Local Fix newsletter and Local News Lab website.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:
-A deep passion for strengthening American democracy
-Willingness to contribute, learn, and respectfully engage with those who have different perspectives
-Ability to work at least 3 days per week (20 hours minimum; full time preferred)
-Experience in the field or enrollment in an accredited university program; individuals pursuing a Master’s or higher degree preferred
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
-Professional demeanor
-Success in developing and maintaining institutional, political, and personal relationships
-Flexibility and initiative to work both independently and as part of a team
-Eagerness to learn, high self-motivation, and orientation towards details

Position is based in Washington, DC.​ Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. Apply by August 1. No calls please.

Fall 2018- Helix House Digital Agency- Social Media Internship

About this Job
Digital Advertising Agency located Old Town Scottsdale.

Intern responsibilities will include:

• Develop a strong understanding of company/client’s products and services

• Build, monitor and grow social media presence, with the help of Hootsuite, on the following networks: Facebook Twitter Instagram Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn

• Daily social media posting and interaction to drive consistent, relevant traffic and leads

• Develop and design content using company resources and stock photos

• Create and distribute online marketing content

• Marketing interaction with local businesses

Online Media Relations – If other areas of interest, we can explore!

Time Commitment: At least 10 hours/per week*

*Hours per week can fluctuate based on individual’s schedule. Some work can be done remotely, although in office is preferred.

We are looking for an intern interested in receiving credit for this internship through their school.

Social Media: Essential to work in today’s business world, our Intern will receive hands on experience and learning with our accounts and those of our clients. With their supervisor’s guidance, our intern will learn online communication, customer interaction and relationship building skills. They will also develop basic graphic design and post scheduling skills, engaging in the full process:* Planning* Posting* Interacting* Management (Hoostuite)* Business Communication

Please send your resume to Marina Grant with subject Social Media intern

 

Fall 2018- Digital Media- Video Production U-Haul Corp.- PAID
Working with our Video Production team, you will be responsible for:
-Handling all aspects of our hitch video projects.
-Assist with the creation of hitch installation videos which includes lighting and audio.
-Editing and post production in FCPX or Adobe Creative Cloud.
-Work with production coordinator for the scheduling of all hitch shoots.
-Follow up with program mangers on accuracy and delivery of Kinal content.

Requirements:
Must be currently attending an accredited college and have achieved junior or senior status. 3.0
or higher GPA.
Experience with video production and general knowledge of motion graphics.
Must have a working knowledge of Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Creative Cloud.

Location: 2727 N Central Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Apply today.

 

Fall 2018- Visit Phoenix Communications Internship- PAID
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently-enrolled JR+ w/prev. internship exp.
HOURS: Summer: 20-30 HRS/WEEK; Must have transportation
Fall: Minimum 20 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: PAID ($10/hour)

WHO WE ARE:
Visit Phoenix (Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau) is a non-for-profit Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) dedicated to helping the traveling public discover the amenities and attractions of Phoenix and its surrounding communities. Visit Phoenix provides information to travel professionals about available accommodations, transportation and sightseeing, and markets the destination to national and international audiences. Visit Phoenix works closely with the local hospitality community to promote and strengthen the tourism product of Phoenix, which is the sixth-largest city in the United States. More than 15 million people visit the Phoenix area annually, contributing $19 billion in direct spending to the regional economy. www.visitphoenix.com

OBJECTIVE:
The Communications/Media Relations Department produces Visit Phoenix’s editorial content for media, collateral, Internet, advertorials and speeches. This information is distributed in print and multimedia outlets for both leisure and meetings visitors. The Communications/Media Relations Department also manages domestic and international media relations to promote our destination to magazine, newspaper, television and radio travel journalists, as well as numerous industry Web sites. The purpose of our media/PR efforts is to encourage consumers to visit Greater Phoenix.

WHERE WE ARE:
Visit Phoenix’s offices are located on the sixth floor of One Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix, within walking distance of the Cronkite Building on ASU’s Downtown Campus.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
This internship is within Visit Phoenix’s Communications/Media Relations Department. You will work with a small staff of media relations professionals, taking responsibility for the following tasks:
•Responding to media queries via phone, e-mail and social-media mediums
•Assist in producing copy for press releases, editorial content and additional promotional materials including but not limited to proofing in-house publications, blogs, newsletters and web content as well as developing story pitches
•Compiling and distributing press kits
•Maintaining media lists including contacts and bios
•Media monitoring including but not limited to tracking articles/media mentions and analytics
•Assist in coordinating itineraries for press tours
•Assist travel/trade media on individual and group press tours
•Contributing creative ideas and progress updates during departmental meetings
•Blog opportunities
•Networking opportunities with industry professionals and media

CONTACT: Trish Lanteigne
400 E. Van Buren Suite 600, Phoenix

 

On Semiconductor Social Media Internship- PAID
Overall Job Purpose: The Social Media Intern is responsible for coordinating and executing the company’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The successful candidate will work closely with key members of staff, external social media consultants, to learn about social media, digital communications and marketing in a business to business environment. This role will be instrumental in increasing our social media presence and gaining visibility for our brand among clients and candidates. Reports To: Social Media Coordinator and Corporate Communications Manager.

Key Duties:
1) Social Media Community Management
a. Assist with streamlining company social media accounts (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Flicker, and other social media platforms), ensuring uniform content and tone of voice for landing pages, graphics, and other elements within the communities.
b. Increase the number of followers we have on Twitter by following and engaging with community
c. Monitoring and replying to Tweets from community (initially under supervision from a Director)
d. Posting Tweets on a daily basis (both job- and industry-related); and using tools like Agorapulse to plan forward-looking Tweets over weekends and holidays (under supervision from a Director)
e. Posting updates to the Company LinkedIn account (initially under supervision from a Director)
f. Use LinkedIn polls and surveys to build our social media footprint and reputation.
g. Liaising with staff internally to ensure that their company profiles are accurate and up-to date.
h. Posting updates to the Company Facebook account (under supervision from a Director)
i. Increase the number of followers we have on Facebook by following and engaging with community
j. Work with team to implement other channel-specific campaigns (e.g. videos to YouTube, development of Instagram page, etc.)

2) Coordinating and Distributing Content
a. Scheduling and coordinating a monthly brainstorming meeting with communications team to establish content ideas for the month ahead, and to plan for a monthly social media, editorial, marketing and blogging calendar.
b. Maintain a monthly social media and blogging calendar, and ensure that everyone is meeting their deadlines.
c. Coordinate with BU Marketers to promote content around product campaigns that include press releases, blogs and videos.
d. Help coordinate a guest blogger program, one guest blogger per month. Help to amplify this content through other social media channels.
e. Drive awareness of our new blog posts by posting the articles into forums and groups
j. Repurpose content from other sources for our own social media channels (and understand how to change the tone of the content for each channel).

3) Understanding and monitoring social media analytics
a. Track key social media analytics on a monthly basis, including Google Analytics, Bitly statistics, Terminus UTM tool, LinkedIn company stats, etc.
b. Track and report website statistics using Google Analytics. Look at how well specific content performs and look at the flow of traffic through to our Web site. Look at how well blog posts perform based on their ‘sharerating’ and the total number of viewers and time spent on page. Look at the best performing web site pages and try to generate new content that does the same or better.
c. Work with the team to build monthly reporting tools on social media analytics and performance against our ‘baseline targets.’
d. Track links to key content such as blogs with UTM links to track where traffic is coming from.

Key Skills Required for the Role:
• Proven written communication skills, and a passion for writing both short- and long-copy.
• Excellent verbal communications skills.
• An interest in marketing, communications, social media or reputation management;
• Familiarity with key social media tools (e.g. Twitter and Facebook) and with Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel);
• An ability to consistently demonstrate our values of insight, hard work, and effectiveness in your personal approach to work;
• An entrepreneurial attitude;
• Excellent attention to detail and a high motivation to learn;
• A proactive, service-focused attitude towards clients and candidates and the teams you support internally;
• An ability to remain calm under pressure and a robust/resilient attitude towards challenges;
• An ability to prioritize work and complete tasks with quick turnaround times and minimal fuss; and
• The ability to work collaboratively with a team

Website: www.onsemi.com
Internship Supervisor/Title: Sarah Rockey, sarah.rockey@onsemi.com, 602-244-5910
Intern will work: 20+ hours a week (depending on wants of student), flexible schedule

 

Fall 2018- RightThisMinute Production- PAID
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester freshman-grad student)
HOURS: MINIMUM 12-18 Hrs./week
Type: Stipend ($1200-$2500 depending on number of weeks and total hours for the semester) (Must receive course credit)

INTERNSHIP JOB DESCRIPTION: Afternoon and evenings (1p-7p), 12 to 18 hours per week. Work with producers on nationally-syndicated show to handle various newsroom duties including: finding videos for the show, logging videos, researching stories, learning video licensing requirements, pulling graphics and assisting with studio production. Prior internship or news experience is a plus, as is studio production experience. Should have knowledge of FinalCutPro or similar editing software and associated computer skills. Must be web savvy, enjoy viral videos and be knowledgeable about current events and pop culture and be familiar with RTM TV show format, website and app. Must have own transportation to our studios in Ahwatukee.

Contact: Phil Alvidrez

Location: 9633 S 48th St, Suite 185, Phoenix 85044

 

Fall 2018- Leukemia Foundation for Arizona’s Children- PR and Publicity Internship

Intern will assist with the following:
-Create an overall branding strategy for LFAC for the short and long term
-Social Media
-Leverage the website
-Use traditional media to its full potential
-Publicize our annual October Fundraiser

Contact: Frank Nightengale

 

Fall 2018 – Scottsdale Community College Athletics Department- PAID
Looking for someone who wants to write game stories, player profiles and features drawn from our Fall sports teams. Those would be football, volleyball and men’s and women’s soccer. We also hope to find an intern who takes photos and might be able to share multimedia snippets with our social media platforms.

Contact: Jonathan Higuera

 

Fall 2018- InMedia Publishing
Job Description: InMedia Company publishes multiple titles. Interns will primarily be involved with InBusiness Magazine, an editorially strong monthly publication distributed statewide with in-depth content directed to business people from the start-up entrepreneur to the chairman of the board. Interns will be given the opportunity to assist in a broad range of responsibilities on the editorial and potentially design part of production, from researching and editing, to writing focused articles and social media posts proofing the designed pages. Casual atmosphere but demanding standards. Published clips guaranteed.

Allie Schimmel
(480) 588-9505 x210
Executive Assistant
InBusinessPHX.com

 

SCHOLARSHIPS. FELLOWSHIPS. OTHER PROGRAMS.

American Copy Editors Society Scholarship
Finding and hiring talented copy editors has always been challenging, but a world hungry for information needs copy editors more than ever. To help meet that need, the American Copy Editors Society has awarded scholarships to deserving students since 1999. The scholarships are open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students who have demonstrated an interest in and aptitude for copy editing jobs or internships. Apply today.

The following must be emailed to the scholarship committee:
1. An original essay, written by you, on the aspects of copy editing most important in a multi-media world. Do not exceed 500 words.
2. Your résumé
3. The names and contact information for three references (supervisors and/or faculty members)
4. Either (not both) of the following:
(a) Six headlines or tweets, or a mix thereof, that you have written. Include context, such as the first part of the material that you summarized with the headlines and/or tweets
(b) Your answer to the exercise posted on the scholarship webpage

For more information and to download the application form, please visit the sponsor’s website.
Contact
Alex Cruden
333 W. State St.
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Deadline: November 15, 2018

Chips Quinn Scholars Program
The Chips Quinn Scholars Program for Diversity in Journalism offers students hands-on training and mentoring by caring news veterans. More than 1,300 men and women have been named Chips Quinn Scholars since 1991, making it the largest and most enduring diversity initiative of the Newseum Institute. The program’s aim is to provide training and support that will open doors to news and information careers and bring greater diversity to the newsrooms of the U.S.

College juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent graduates with majors in journalism or career goals in journalism are eligible to apply.

Deadline: October 1, 2018

For more information or to apply today, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Contact
Karen Catone
555 Pennsylvania Ave N.W.
Washington , DC 20001
202-292-6271

Zocalo Public Square Spring 2019 fellowship-PAID
The Cronkite School is accepting applications for student fellowships in sustainability journalism with Zócalo Public Square in Los Angeles.

The fellowship will be offered in the spring 2019 semester. Fellows will work up to 40 hours a week for $10 an hour, producing content for the Zócalo website and its media partners, and assisting with Zocalo’s public events. Students also may apply to receive Cronkite internship credit for the fellowship. Students will be responsible for arranging their own housing. The Cronkite School will cover the cost of travel to and from Santa Monica.

Zócalo Public Square, a project of the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University, is a not-for-profit Ideas Exchange that seeks to engage a new, young and diverse generation in the public square through a blend of live events and humanities journalism. It partners with educational, cultural and philanthropic institutions to present free, non-partisan public events and conferences in cities across the U.S. and beyond and to publish original daily journalism that is distributed to more than 100 media outlets nationwide.

Fellows may be graduate or undergraduate Cronkite students with an interest in sustainability, energy, the environment and related fields. Duties include generating story ideas, identifying and working with Zocalo contributors (who include journalists, scholars and non-writers), writing and editing articles for the website, working with media syndicate partners, building audiences for journalism and events through social and other media, and assisting with the planning and execution of public discussions and lectures on current affairs topics. Fellows will work with a small staff of writers and editors who produce new content daily for the website and its media partners and who solicit contributions from diverse people whose voices would otherwise go unheard. Strong editing skills are a must as are curiosity and energy. The successful applicant will be able to generate story ideas off the news that provide a different perspective on current topics and write and edit for voice. Some evening work is required. Fellows may have the opportunity to travel to Zócalo events in California and around the country. A car is not required but is recommended.

To apply for the spring 2019 Zocolo Fellowship, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong by September 21.

 

PART-TIME PAID MEDIA/COMMUNICATIONS JOBS or VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

ASU Global Launch seeks a Photographer, TEMPE
Global Launch is a seeking a motivated student to assist in all aspects of photography and video production for studio and onsite recordings, live event capture, and post production. This position will support event photography and onsite video productions, including but not limited to green screen recordings, seminars, orientations, student presentations, etc. The Marketing Photographer and Videographer will report to the Head of Global Marketing and will work in collaboration with other marketing and student services staff. The position is based on the Tempe campus and student employee must be able to work a flexible schedule to participate in student activities and events. Please include hours of availability when you apply.

Apply by August 9. Go to ASU Student Employment. Search for Student Worker III position 43932BR

 

Student Videographer for ASU Biodesign Marketing Team, TEMPE
The Biodesign Marketing and Communications Team is currently seeking a highly talented student employee with a creative spirit and an eagerness to experiment to fill the position of Videographer – a position responsible for shooting and editing videos of Biodesign Institute-related events, media and promotions, and topics to contribute to strategic communications​ of the BIodesign Institute for internal and external audiences.

Apply by August 6. Go to ASU Student Employment. Search for Job #43835BR.

 

ASU School of Molecular Sciences Seeks a Communication Assistant, TEMPE
The School of Molecular Sciences is looking for a student worker to assist School’s communication team as a Communication Assistant. Specific duties include writing news articles that highlight student and faculty achievements, organize the School’s monthly E-newsletters, help with email campaigns, and update School’s social media sites. The Communication Assistant will also help to write content for the School’s marketing materials such as brochures and display boards, digital presentations, and will help with school’s events

Apply by August 7. Go to ASU Student Employment. Search Job #43946BR

 

FantasySports.com Writer-PAID
FantasySports.com is re-defining fantasy sports with fun with entertaining games and rewards. On FantasySports.com you can engage in daily contests that let you enjoy a single event by competing with your friends for prizes that enhance the fun of playing.

We make fantasy sports more fun for casual gamers and die-hards alike by offering top-tier fun head-to-head competition.

The ideal candidate understands the difference in writing for various platforms and has the ability to engage and grow a digital audience.

This position requires writing on tight deadlines, breaking news and producing engaging features and enterprise stories that shed new light on trends both on and off the field of play.

Qualifications:

•The candidate must be enrolled in a journalism, English, or Communications program.
•Demonstrated expertise in creating and editing written content.
•Strong news judgment and sense of what will resonate with a sports audience.

Please send a cover letter, resume and samples of your work to Michael Santore

 

Lifestyle/Business Show Seeks On-Camera Talent- PAID
Companies will promote their business on the web and the on-air talent will interview company owners and staff in a lifestyle/business formatted show.

Contact Clay Stubblefield
AZ Webcasting

 

Freelance Writing- PAID
Pinal Ways magazine seeks writers. Pinal Ways is published quarterly by Casa Grande Valley Newspapers and serves Pinal County. The pay is $75 per article, but that must include photos for which the writer will have to drive to some location in Pinal County (Casa Grande, Maricopa, San Tan Valley).

Contact: Darren Barakat

Opportunities 7.19.18

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Seeking Mentors for the Cronkite School In-TUNE Peer-to-peer Mentoring Program

We’ve noticed you’re doing all of the right things to succeed at ASU and The Cronkite School. We admire that and are proud of your success. Now, let’s take it to another level with a fantastic opportunity to develop your leadership skills while helping a fellow Cronkite student.

Be an In-TUNE mentor to answer questions about anything related to the college experience. You’ve been there- you’ve had many successes and maybe would’ve done something differently now that you have more information or experienced it. Here’s your opportunity to share your wisdom and insights to insure another person’s success.

After an initial 2-hour training and orientation in mid August, the time commitment is estimated to be about 2 hours per month.

To be eligible, you must be a student in good standing and have attended the Cronkite School for at least two semesters. We are looking for sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students.

Take another step toward this leadership opportunity by signing up today.

 

Women of Fox Sports Leadership Series Jobs In Sports Production
August 5
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Fox Sports Studios in Los Angeles

Topics include: Overview of production careers, interview/resume prep, conversations with recent grads in entry-level positions, conversations with top female executives in production, Fox Sports Studio Tour.

Free to attend. You must register to attend.

 

90 Minute Mastery Sessions
Want to jump ahead and learn new skills? The Cronkite School presents 90 Minute Mastery Sessions throughout the fall semester. All sessions are hands-on (and fun) and will take place in room 404B from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the selected Fridays.

Sept. 7
Seeking & Sourcing Scholarly Research
Assistant Professor Monica Chadha walks through how to find academic studies and use them to strengthen your journalistic reporting and honors theses.

Sept. 21
Speak Up! Improving Your Vocal Delivery
Want to strengthen your voice for TV, radio, podcasting and presentations? Arizona PBS Executive Producer Allysa Adams offers exercises to improve your pitch, pace and articulation.

Oct. 5
Trollspotting: Handling Online Harassment Like a Pro
Feel more confident connecting online! Associate Professor Dawn Gilpin explains how to identify harassment and handle it, both as a bystander and a target.

Oct. 12
360 Made Simple
Virtual reality specialist Carolina Márquez shows how to use the Wonda VR app to add interactive hotspots to 360 photos and video. VR newbies welcome!

Nov. 2
Advanced Video Editing & Graphics
Director of Studio Production Jim Jacoby walks through next-level video and motion graphics editing in Adobe Premiere and After Effects.

 

INTERNSHIPS

Fall 2018 U-Haul Digital Media Intern – Video production- PAID
Preferred Student area of study: Digital Media, Video Production, or Journalism
Duration: Semester
Hours per week: 20
Compensation Pay Scale: • $15 hr for Undergraduate
Position Description: Working with our Video Production team, you will be responsible for
handling all aspects of our hitch video projects.
• Assist with the creation of hitch installation videos which includes lighting and audio.
• Editing and post production in FCPX or Adobe Creative Cloud.
• Work with production coordinator for the scheduling of all hitch shoots.
• Follow up with program mangers on accuracy and delivery of Kinal content.
Requirements:
▪ Must be currently attending an accredited college and have achieved junior or senior status. 3.0
or higher GPA.
▪ Experience with video production and general knowledge of motion graphics.
▪ Must have a working knowledge of Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Creative Cloud

Contact: Troy Wilson

 

Fall 2018- Leukemia Foundation for Arizona’s Children- PR and Publicity Internship

Intern will assist with the following:
-Create an overall branding strategy for LFAC for the short and long term
-Social Media
-Leverage the website
-Use traditional media to its full potential
-Publicize our annual October Fundraiser

Contact: Frank Nightengale

 

Fall 2018 – Scottsdale Community College Athletics Department- PAID
Looking for someone who wants to write game stories, player profiles and features drawn from our Fall sports teams. Those would be football, volleyball and men’s and women’s soccer. We also hope to find an intern who takes photos and might be able to share multimedia snippets with our social media platforms.

Contact: Jonathan Higuera

 

Fall 2018- InMedia Publishing
Job Description: InMedia Company publishes multiple titles. Interns will primarily be involved with InBusiness Magazine, an editorially strong monthly publication distributed statewide with in-depth content directed to business people from the start-up entrepreneur to the chairman of the board. Interns will be given the opportunity to assist in a broad range of responsibilities on the editorial and potentially design part of production, from researching and editing, to writing focused articles and social media posts proofing the designed pages. Casual atmosphere but demanding standards. Published clips guaranteed.

Allie Schimmel
(480) 588-9505 x210
Execitive Assistant
InBusinessPHX.com

 

SCHOLARSHIPS. FELLOWSHIPS. OTHER PROGRAMS.

Mother Jones Digital Media Fellow (New York, NY)
Mother Jones is looking for a whip-smart digital fellow to keep our journalism current on our social platforms, and to enhance our multimedia coverage of breaking news—especially with snappy video, quality audio, and striking visuals.

You will work closely with the digital and multimedia news teams on every aspect of modern publishing. You will collaborate with seasoned editors and reporters on pitching, scripting and executing sharply focused digital content of all kinds for our audiences on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and podcast platforms.

You’ll also attend regular skills-building sessions covering topics that span the operations of a media organization.

Applications should possess:
Experience with video and audio editing;
Working familiarity and ease with Adobe Creative Cloud suite (especially Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, and Audition);
A working knowledge of basic web languages such as HTML;
Evidence of hands-on production, including shooting video and recording audio in the field;
The ability to independently problem-solve technical pickles and adapt quickly to new formats and styles;
Unrelenting attention to detail;
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines;
A zeal for producing online media, and an ability to surf fast-changing news currents.

We are currently accepting applications for this position, which becomes available July 23, 2018. Start date is ASAP.

 

PART-TIME PAID MEDIA/COMMUNICATIONS POSITIONS or VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Lifestyle/Business Show Seeks On-Camera Talent- PAID
Companies will promote their business on the web and the on-air talent will interview company owners and staff in a lifestyle/business formatted show.

Contact Clay Stubblefield
AZ Webcasting

 

Freelance Writing- PAID
Pinal Ways magazine seeks writers. Pinal Ways is published quarterly by Casa Grande Valley Newspapers and serves Pinal County. The pay is $75 per article, but that must include photos for which the writer will have to drive to some location in Pinal County (Casa Grande, Maricopa, San Tan Valley).

Contact: Darren Barakat

 

Chandler Center for the Arts- Marketing Assistant
Title: Marketing Assistant-Digital Media
Reports To: Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Hourly Pay: $17.00 per hour /19 hours per week

This position is a part-time, 19 hour per week, non-benefited position. Scheduled work hours will generally occur during the week in the daytime, with some evenings possible to provide support as needed at shows. Under the direction of the Marketing and Communications Coordinator, this position is a member of the team charged with achieving annual sales and awareness goals. The primary duties include maintaining the CCA brand on the website and social media platforms, as well as providing design, engaging analytics and assisting staff with other duties as assigned. Ideal candidates are excellent communicators, detail-oriented, strategic and reliable, with a passion for the arts or serving the community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Maintain website updates and edits through Chandler Center for the Arts CMS, in support of branding objectives
• Create engaging website content, such as galleries, videos, interviews, promotional landing pages and infographics
• Implements strategies for Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimization (Google AdWords, Website Meta Information, keywords, pixel usage)
• Develop and monitor social media content to increase awareness of Chandler Center for the Arts events and program (videos, Facebook Live/Streaming, Instagram Live, contests, polls, stories, memes and imagery)
• Create and deploy email blasts and communications to full database and appropriate lead segments
• Work with Marketing and Communications Coordinator to develop and execute digital ad campaigns
• Monitor and report analytics for CCA website and social media

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications
• Six months or more of social media marketing and website experience
• Associates or Bachelors degree in marketing, public relations or communications
• Excellent writing skills, AP experience a plus
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
• Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, basic HTML coding, social media best practices and basic analytics understanding
• Experience with an iPad for filming and editing
• Work with CRM system such as Constant Contact or MailChimp, a big plus

Please submit a resume by email to tracey.wyatt@chandleraz.gov by July 23, 2018.

Opportunities 7.3.18

Internships for Fall and Summer

Fingerpaint Marketing, Inc. – Public Relations and Social Media Intern (Fall 2018)

Fingerpaint, a full service marketing firm in Scottsdale, is seeking a public relations intern for fall semester.  Fingerpaint provides a fast-paced and exciting learning environment in all facets of public relations, with a strong focus in real estate, education, hospitality, film & entertainment, and wellness industries.

Qualifications

  • Completion of senior-level public relations or communications courses
  • Ability to complete tasks in an independent atmosphere.  While instruction and guidance will always be provided, applicants must have the ability to complete projects and responsibilities without constant supervision
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Proficient management of popular social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest and WordPress
  • Knowledge of the Associated Press (AP) writing style
  • Prior experience in an office or other professional setting preferred

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop press releases, media advisories, and release report documents
  • Social media updates and blog writing
  • Research, compile and update media lists
  • Monitor various media outlets (online and print) for client news
  • Update and manage editorial calendars
  • Manage client clips and develop monthly coverage summaries
  • Event support and office administrative tasks

Contact

Please send resume to Wendy Helle at whelle@fingerpaintmarketing.com

 

theONswitch Apprenticeship: Digital, Editorial 

Over the course of an apprenticeship with theONswitch (approximately 7-10 hours per week), you will learn how to:

  • Research and create content for a blog (sheBOOM), using WordPress and Canva.
  • Recommend themes for features and develop Google Forms for guest submissions.
  • Use social media and e-mail marketing (Constant Contact) to engage with key groups and individuals to build traffic.
  • Review submissions for story ideas and write-up appropriate content.
  • Analyze weekly results and make recommendations for building audience.
  • As appropriate, interview sources for articles via e-mail (or very rarely by phone).
  • Analyze competitive media outlets and make recommendations for building brand and traffic.Skills and Qualities: Passion for writing and storytelling, speed, eye for critical detail, comfort with technology, great aesthetic sense, creativity and curiosity about various businesses. Quick study who is fearless about asking questions and respectfully challenging the norm. Strong analytical skills.

    You are expected to work independently, coming up with ideas for new content and growth, being proactive when you have questions.

    Deadlines are important in business so communicating when you have conflicts due to school and other responsibilities IN ADVANCE is very important.

    PAID: $10 per approved post plus $50/month for analysis/meetings and other related work.

Website: http://www.theonswitch.com/ 

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Nancy Shenker at nancys@theonswitch.com

 

ASU Project Humanities, officed in Discovery Hall on the Tempe campus, seeks a student intern, graduate or undergraduate, to facilitate our social media communications. The internship can be credit-bearing as the student needs. This unpaid but potentially credit-bearing internship is for the fall 2018 semester and can begin earlier in late summer if so desired. The duties and responsibilities are these:

ASU Student Worker Communications Coordinator Fall 2018 Internship

  • Understands Project Humanities’ goals and mission
  •  Excellent oral and written communications
  • Understands, values and promotes social justice efforts personally and educationally
  • Demonstrates excellent grasp of social media platforms and formats
  •  Posts 2-3 engaging social media posts per day across multiple platforms; including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook
  •  Utilizes graphic design programs such as Canva, Adobe InDesign, and Photoshop to create content
  • Centers social media presence around the #humanity101 principles of compassion, empathy, forgiveness, integrity, kindness, respect, and self-reflection, as well as relevant social justice and humanities topics
  •  Uses inclusive language in all marketing and communications efforts
  • Maintains Excel database of event attendance
  •  Creates and maintains Eventbrite pages for each event
  •  Posts calendar event details in various local community calendars and databases
  • Responds to event and ticket inquiries from attendees
  • Communicates effectively with local media organizations about Project Humanities events
  •   Consults with other Project Humanities staff to brainstorm event ideas and assists with the planning, marketing, and execution of such events
  •  Volunteers at Project Humanities events throughout semester, in roles such as managing registration and check-in, distributing materials, taking photos, and covering the events in real time on social media 

Please send cover letter and resume to projecthumanities@asu.edu by noon July 15, 2018.

Evolve PR and Marketing Social Media Intern

Evolve PR and Marketing has a growing social media department that helps promote a variety of client brands throughout Arizona. Basic knowledge of social media and excellent written communication skills (grammar and spelling as well) are key to being successful in this internship role. Evolve’s intern program is unpaid, but you will be working with a tight-knit community of account executives and leave with real-world experience and tangible examples of PR/social campaigns to take to future employers. More info about Evolve is available at evolveprandmarketing.com. Interested applicants can send their resume and online portfolio to Amanda@evolveprandmarketing.com.

Opportunities 6.27.18

INTERNSHIPS

Fall 2018 Arizona Capitol Times
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester freshmen-Graduate Student); experience with a publication
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

The intern will write stories for the Arizona Capitol Times weekly publication. The intern will be responsible for conducting research, interviewing sources, and writing stories. The intern will get first-hand experience in covering politics in Arizona. The work will range from basic breaking news stories to longer-term feature stories to taking photos.

Contact: Gary Grado
Location 1835 W. Adams, Phoenix

Fall 2018- Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting – (PAID) 
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently-enrolled JR.+ previous internship experience
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 hours/week
TYPE: PAID ($10.50/HR)

We are looking for an intern to conduct a semester-long reporting project into an issue of statewide concern, which will be published on AZCIR.org and shared with our media partners. Applicants should be prepared to discuss story ideas during their interview, though the subject of the reporting project will be determined by AZCIR’s editor.

Contact: Jim Small
Location 1001 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

Fall 2018- Cronkite Journal (Stipend)
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester freshman- graduate student)
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: STIPEND $300; MCO 294 credit only (Must register for credit)

This internship is for writers who want hands-on experience with print publications produced at the Cronkite School: The Cronkite Journal and Arizona PBS magazine. The Cronkite Journal magazine, an annual print and online magazine, is sent to students, families, supporters and alumni around the world. The Journal covers the school’s programs and accomplishments as well as notable work by Cronkite students, faculty and alumni. Arizona PBS magazine, a quarterly print magazine, is sent to Arizona PBS members, mostly located in Arizona. The magazine covers programming highlights as well as events, news and noteworthy members of the Arizona PBS community.

We are looking for students who can report and write to Cronkite School standards. The internship is appropriate for public relations and news editorial students. There are no set office hours and no car is required as most assignments take place within the school. You will get assignments and be expected to produce them on deadline. You’ll get one-on-one time with editor Katie Jones to edit and critique your work. You must be able to work independently, meet deadlines and develop multiple sources. Accuracy is a must.

CONTACT: Katie Jones
Location: Cronkite School

Fall 2018- PR and Social Media Internship- Fingerpaint (PAID)
Fingerpaint, a full service marketing firm in Scottsdale, is seeking a public relations intern for fall semester. Fingerpaint provides a fast paced and exciting learning environment in all facets of public relations, with a strong focus in real estate, education, hospitality, film & entertainment, and wellness industries.

Qualifications
• Completion of senior-level public relations or communications courses
• Ability to complete tasks in an independent atmosphere. While instruction and guidance will always be provided, applicants must have the ability to complete projects and responsibilities without constant supervision
• Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
• Proficient management of popular social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest and WordPress
• Knowledge of the Associated Press (AP) writing style
• Prior experience in an office or other professional setting preferred

Primary Responsibilities
• Develop press releases, media advisories, and release report documents
• Social media updates and blog writing
• Research, compile and update media lists
• Monitor various media outlets (online and print) for client news
• Update and manage editorial calendars
• Manage client clips and develop monthly coverage summaries
• Event support and office administrative tasks

Please send resume to Wendy Helle

 

Fall 2018- InMedia Company Writing and Design Internships
InMedia Company publishes multiple titles. Interns will primarily be involved with InBusiness Magazine, an editorially strong monthly publication distributed statewide with in-depth content directed to business people from the start-up entrepreneur to the chairman of the board. Interns will be given the opportunity to assist in a broad range of responsibilities on the editorial and potentially design part of production, from researching and editing, to writing focused articles and social media posts proofing the designed pages. Casual atmosphere but demanding standards. Published clips guaranteed. Within walking distance of the Cronkite School.
Website: http://inmediacompany.com/

Contact: Allie Schimmel

 

Fall 2018 PR Internship – Knight Agency
The Knight Agency is a boutique public relations firm accepting resumés for a part-time Fall 2018 internship in our Scottsdale, Arizona office. The aspiring PR, event marketing and communication expert will be responsible for assisting our mid-to-senior level team members with a range of multiple accounts in the culinary/restaurant, hotel/travel, entertainment/nightlife, wellness/fitness, commercial and residential real estate, technology and lifestyle industries. The mentorship program is a hands-on experience in all sectors of public relations, from media relations, social media to event planning. Clients include TYME, Helio Basin Brewing Co. Aqua-Tots Swim Schools, CRUjiente Tacos, The Keating Hotel, The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, Jake’s Unlimited and more.

If you are a restaurant seeker, tech enthusiast, fitness and wellness advocate, or a social media whiz, let’s chat.

Requirements: Currently enrolled through Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of
Journalism

Anticipated experience or skills:
● AP style writing
● Research development
● Press release and media alert writing
● Verbal and written communication
● Social media

Specific projects:
● Media list building and research
● Develop and pitch newsworthy and trend story ideas to reporters, editors, producers and bloggers
● Press release and media alert development
● Press clipping
● PR reporting
● Event coordination
● Event marketing
● Social media management
● Account and office management
● Creative team brainstorming
● Marketing outreach

Compensation structure: school credit

Approximate hours per week: If a student receives JMC 484 credit, the student must work a minimum of 15 hours/week.

If a student receives MCO 294 credit, the student must work a minimum of 10 hours/week.

Location:
The Knight Agency
Optima Sonoran Village
6895 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 118
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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Do you have what it takes to join the Knight life? Please send resumés and writing samples to sayhi@knight.agency.

 

Fall 2018- American Medical Compliance Internship
We are seeking a few interns to help organically grow the company through developing website content, social media, email campaigns, advertisements, and blogs. We are looking for someone with excellent verbal and communication skills and who can contribute new and creative ideas to the company. This internship is a great resume builder. This internship is unpaid and interns can work from home. We are looking for interns for this summer and fall semester.

If interested, please send your resume to Cassie Klenke

 

Fall 2018 Video Internship at New Leaf in Mesa (PAID)
The primary responsibility of the Videography Intern is to assist A New Leaf in capturing client, volunteer, and donor testimonials through video recordings. Interns will participate in the filming, editing, and producing of videos ranging from 15 seconds to 4 minutes, with the expectation of a professional final product for use on social media, email, and other digital platforms.Interns will gain extensive video production experience while helping change the lives of families and individuals in the Valley, providing critical services needed to lead to self-sufficiency. Donations made as a result of marketing efforts will go to A New Leaf’s homeless and domestic violence shelter programs.

Details:
This internship will require a time commitment of 15-20 hours per week, approximately two work days per week. Exact hours are flexible according to the intern’s class schedule.
Interns will perform work primarily in-office at our Mesa Philanthropy Office (2245 W Ella St. Mesa, AZ 85201), as well as from home. Interns will receive a $500 stipend upon successful conclusion of the internship.

Open: Currently Accepting Applications
Deadline: August 10th, 2018

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Tanner Swanson

Benefits of Internship:
-Learn about the nonprofit industry as you support A New Leaf’s funding strategies, community services, and outreach efforts through video production.
-Develop essential fundraising skills, marketing strategies, and video production techniques that are standard in the fundraising industry.
-Work alongside nonprofit professionals with 20+ years of experience in marketing, with opportunities to work directly with A New Leaf’s contracted marketing firm, Scott Allen Creative.
-Become an active member of our dynamic and creative team. We have a fun, past-paced environment with opportunity to share, collaborate, innovate, and celebrate success.

Roles and Responsibilities:
-Interns will be expected to work closely with the Marketing Director and Annual Fund Administrator to create compelling video testimonials and stories.
-In partnership with the Annual Fund Administrator and Director of Marketing, interns will develop a marketing strategy for seasonal video production needs (social media, events, etc.).
-Produce a library of videos during the internship, ranging from 15 seconds to 4 minutes.
-Interns will be provided with additional opportunities to cross train and learn the fundamentals of fundraising and the philanthropy industry as it relates to marketing and production.
Interns will also participate in a video production workshop with A New Leaf’s marketing firm.

 

Fall 2018 News Co.Lab Interns
The News Co/lab is a collaborative lab aimed at helping the public find new ways of understanding and engaging with news and information. Its initial project: to work with news organizations and communities to develop innovative ways to increase transparency, engagement, mutual understanding and respect. Over time, the lab will work with a variety of partners, from educators, librarians and technologists, to community groups and newsrooms of different types and sizes.

Job duties include identifying and recommending relevant content for the platform such as articles, podcasts and videos about news literacy. Working with Co/Lab staff, maintaining and posting platform content – such as the “What We’re Reading” section, to ensue content is up-to-date and relevant on all platforms. Research news literacy and related topics and synthesize. Assumes other duties as assigned.

Writing, editing and proofing skills are important.
• Familiarity with AP Style and writing for an online audience.
• Experience with WordPress or comparable content management system.
• Should be detail-oriented, organized and have the ability to work well with others
• Experience in reviewing and drafting content for social media.
• Demonstrated passion for digital communications.

Contact: Kristy Roschke

 

Fall 2018 PR Internship St. Vincent de Paul (PAID)
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is seeking a Public Relations Intern to assist in elevating and enhancing the nonprofit’s public image through public relations, storytelling and marketing. St. Vincent de Paul works with some of the most vulnerable in our community – working-poor families and homeless individuals. Working with them to tell their stories takes someone with sensitivity, but also recognition of the significance and privilege of being able to be their voices.

The Public Relations Intern will assist in developing content for the organization’s marketing channels, which include social media, web and print publications, emails, and event/branding collateral. The intern will learn and gain hands-on experience with media relations, content development and social media.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a non-profit organization working to feed, clothe, house and heal individuals and families in need. The organization has been providing services in central and northern Arizona since 1946. Programs include services for the homeless, medical and dental care for the working poor, charity dining rooms, thrift stores, a transitional housing shelter and general assistance for individuals in need. Learn more at http://www.stvincentdepaul.net

Class Standing: Junior or Senior

Responsibilities
•Assist with marketing materials, press releases and media relations.
•Coordinate social media presence for SVdP’s main accounts and thrift store accounts.
•Write, take photos and develop content for SVdP e-newsletter, blog and print newsletter with statewide circulation of 90,000
•Track and measure results of PR efforts.
•Occasional assistance on events and fundraisers.

Contact: Mary Chou Thompson

 

Fall 2018 Intern Trisolute Software – News Dashboard
Trisolute Software GmbH supports publishers over the world with the News Dashboard which helps them manage the chances and risks of the digital shift. The tool is split into two portions: The Action View shows how your published stories are currently performing in the Google News-related ranking types, while the KPI Dashboard allows you to explore your search visibility over time and compare it with competitors. Learn more at newsdashboard

We are looking for a U.S. intern.

What we expect
-Open, friendly and communicative personality.
-Strong motivation and personal engagement.
-Comfortable giving presentations and trainings across an organization.
-Interest in supporting and fostering a good relationship with News Dashboard customers.
-Contribute to new business ideas around the award-winning (U.S., UK, MENA, SEMY Search Awards) software tool with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas.
-Actively seek new sales opportunities.
-Some experience in data entry and Microsoft Office suite.
-Interest in journalism, communications and SEO are a plus.

What we offer
-A great tool from a successful German start-up for you to sell to happy customers.
-A huge knowledge base, and experience in global business.
-Flexible work schedule (20 hours per week), including working from home.
-Opportunities to advance within the company.

The successful candidate will be in the Phoenix metro area and have a laptop/computer and a smartphone. While the position is primarily remote, the intern will need to meet in person with the strategist once per week. This position will be approximately 20 hours per week, including evening and weekend availability.

We do not only love data, we also love diversity. Trisolute Software is an equal-opportunity employer.

Please send your resume and a cover letter to application@newsdashboard.com.

 

Fall 2018- Fox College Associates Program- Washington, New York, Los Angeles
The Fox News College Associate Program is for motivated college students who are passionate about the news industry. College Associates are paid to gain real world work experience with guidance from top news professionals. College Associates are assigned to a department that matches their skill set, work experience and career aspirations. Read the requirements and application instructions.

 

Fall 2018- CBS News Intern Washington, D.C. (PAID)
This is an educational program designed for students who are currently enrolled in a 4-year college or graduate program and are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or communication. Placement possibilities include The Evening News, 60 Minutes, CBSN, CBS This Morning, Face the Nation, Newspath, National Desk, Radio News, Weekend News and the Investigative Unit. Assignments vary day-to-day and duties vary in each department. Interns can expect to learn fundamental news-gathering skills, find, confirm and report news stories, greet guests, log tapes, coordinate script, research stories, conduct preliminary interviews, assist during shoots, select footage, perform light clerical duties and assist producers and talent.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Juniors, seniors, and graduate students are eligible; however, due to the limited number of positions, preference is given to those who are entering their senior year. Students majoring in journalism, broadcasting or communications are preferred, but those majoring in public relations, marketing, advertising, English, history, international studies and political science are welcome to apply and will be considered. Participants must have a passion for news, excellent written and verbal communication abilities and a comprehensive knowledge of current events. Fall interns must be available to work at least 20 hours a week. A 3.0 GPA or above is recommended. CBS News will compensate each student an hourly wage. CBS News does not require students to receive college credit. Students are solely responsible for coordinating and meeting the credit requirements of their college/university. Fall semester applications are open from June 1 – June 30. Due to the high volume of applicants, the office cannot respond to application-status inquiries; qualified students are contacted directly for a video interview. Read the full job description.

 

Fall 2018- CBS Photo Internship, Los Angeles (PAID)
The goal of our internship program is to educate students on the day-to-day work of a Photographer and/or Photo Publicist. We provide real life learning and training opportunities for students interested in pursuing these career fields.

The photo intern will assist in:
-Processing, distributing and archiving incoming imagery.
-First round photo editing.
-Pre-production shoot assistance such as conceptualization.
-Supporting desk and phone coverage.
-Assisting with office duties such as copying, faxing, filing and burning DVDs.

QUALIFICATIONS:
-Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university throughout the duration of the internship.
-Photography/Photojournalism majors are preferred.
-Must have a love of photography.
-Lighting knowledge.
-Passion for television and the entertainment industry.

Read the full job description.

 

Fall 2018- CBS News Intern, NY (PAID)
This is an educational program designed for students who are currently enrolled in a 4-year college or graduate program and are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or communication. Placement possibilities include The Evening News, 60 Minutes, CBSN, CBS This Morning, Face the Nation, Newspath, National Desk, Radio News, Weekend News and the Investigative Unit. Assignments vary day-to-day and duties vary in each department. Interns can expect to learn fundamental news-gathering skills, find, confirm and report news stories, greet guests, log tapes, coordinate script, research stories, conduct preliminary interviews, assist during shoots, select footage, perform light clerical duties and assist producers and talent.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Juniors, seniors, and graduate students are eligible; however, due to the limited number of positions, preference is given to those who are entering their senior year. Students majoring in journalism, broadcasting or communications are preferred, but those majoring in public relations, marketing, advertising, English, history, international studies and political science are welcome to apply and will be considered. Participants must have a passion for news, excellent written and verbal communication abilities and a comprehensive knowledge of current events. Fall interns must be available to work at least 20 hours a week. A 3.0 GPA or above is recommended. CBS News will compensate each student an hourly wage. CBS News does not require students to receive college credit. Students are solely responsible for coordinating and meeting the credit requirements of their college/university. Fall semester applications are open from June 1 – June 30. Due to the high volume of applicants, the office cannot respond to application-status inquiries; qualified students are contacted directly for a video interview. Read the full job description.

 

Fall 2018- CNN The Lead, Washington, D.C. (PAID)
Intern will work with the team of The Lead that will air weekdays at 4 p.m. The Lead will cover a variety of stories and topic areas including international news, politics, business, sports and pop culture.

What will you be doing?
-Students may have the opportunity to learn and observe a number of functions within the department, such as show research, videotape screening, logging, dubbing and other show production needs.
-The opportunity for taking on greater responsibility is available to interns who demonstrate strong self-motivation and news judgment.
-Interns should come away with sharper editorial and writing skills, exposure to leading technology and an increased knowledge of the U.S. government and political system.

What do we need from you?
In order to facilitate the learning experience, the following qualifications are preferred:
-Candidates should be seeking a career in broadcast journalism, should be self-motivated, able to multitask, have a good attitude, and be able to function well in an environment with short deadlines and quick turnaround projects.
-Interns need to be available during the week for this internship.

Read the full job description.

 

Fall 2018- CNN Digital News Desk, Atlanta (PAID)
The trending team is a new addition to CNN Digital

We’re a crack team of highly driven storytellers with one goal: Stories that sing, infographics that awe, and content that’s smartly packaged; socially shared and spark conversations.
-We don’t do trending stories. We make stories trend
-We don’t do pyramid style. We do eye-popping visuals
-We don’t do status quo. We dream up inspired initiatives
-You will jump on stories that trending. You’ll get points for finding pre-viral stories.
-And you will experiment and innovate with angles, approaches and formats.

What are we looking for?
We’re looking for someone who – can write fast, write well and write with voice
-Someone who lives and breathes social media
-Someone who is equally at home writing about Beyonce’s Coachella appearance as he or she is with the teacher walkout
-Someone who lives on social media
-Someone who thinks mobile first
-Someone knows there are other ways to present information beyond text
-Someone who relishes challenges

What’s so great about this internship?
-An opportunity to work with a great team that is passionate about the same thing you are!
-Networking opportunities to meet people that you’d like to know!
-A speaker series that introduces you to cool executives and what they do for the best brands!

Here’s the full job description.

Fall 2018- CNN The Situation Room, Washington, D.C. (PAID)
The Situation Room, anchored by Wolf Blitzer, assembles top CNN correspondents, analysts, contributors and guests for complete, up-to-the minute coverage of the day’s breaking news, political events, national security issues, terrorism, international relations and other major stories in the news.

What will you be doing?
Students may have the opportunity to learn and observe a number of functions within the department, such as show research, videotape screening, logging, dubbing and other show production needs.

What do we need from you?
-In order to facilitate the learning experience, the following qualifications are preferred:
-Candidates should be seeking a career in broadcast journalism, should be self-motivated, able to multitask, and have a good attitude
-Must be able to function well in an environment with short deadlines and quick turnaround projects
-Interns need to be available during the week for this internship
-Interns must be able to work between 10:30 am — 7:00 pm.

Here’s the full job description.

SCHOLARSHIPS. FELLOWSHIPS. OTHER PROGRAMS.

Zocalo Public Square Fall 2018 fellowship-PAID
The Cronkite School is accepting applications for student fellowships in sustainability journalism with Zócalo Public Square in Los Angeles.

The fellowship will be offered in the fall 2018 semester. Fellows will work up to 40 hours a week for $10 an hour, producing content for the Zócalo website and its media partners, and assisting with Zocalo’s public events. Students also may apply to receive Cronkite internship credit for the fellowship. Students will be responsible for arranging their own housing. The Cronkite School will cover the cost of travel to and from Santa Monica.

Zócalo Public Square, a project of the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University, is a not-for-profit Ideas Exchange that seeks to engage a new, young and diverse generation in the public square through a blend of live events and humanities journalism. It partners with educational, cultural and philanthropic institutions to present free, non-partisan public events and conferences in cities across the U.S. and beyond and to publish original daily journalism that is distributed to more than 100 media outlets nationwide.

Fellows may be graduate or undergraduate Cronkite students with an interest in sustainability, energy, the environment and related fields. Duties include generating story ideas, identifying and working with Zocalo contributors (who include journalists, scholars and non-writers), writing and editing articles for the website, working with media syndicate partners, building audiences for journalism and events through social and other media, and assisting with the planning and execution of public discussions and lectures on current affairs topics. Fellows will work with a small staff of writers and editors who produce new content daily for the website and its media partners and who solicit contributions from diverse people whose voices would otherwise go unheard. Strong editing skills are a must as are curiosity and energy. The successful applicant will be able to generate story ideas off the news that provide a different perspective on current topics and write and edit for voice. Some evening work is required. Fellows may have the opportunity to travel to Zócalo events in California and around the country. A car is not required but is recommended.

To apply for the fall 2018 Zocolo Fellowship, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong by July 16.

To apply for the spring 2019 Zocolo Fellowship, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong by September 7.

 

CONTESTS

Photography Contest- Downtown Phoenix Hampton Inn
We’re looking for photographs of the new downtown Phoenix Hampton Inn hotel. It could be an outside shot at dusk or dawn, something in the lobby like our gold dog, a shot of guests eating breakfast, whatever they would like. People are ok, architecture, whatever.

We’d like the picture to be framed so it can be displayed on easels during the Grand Opening. Size wise, we’d like it to be 11” x 14” or larger. It can be black & white or color.

Access to the hotel is available whenever they would like to come over, they can stop by the front desk and ask for the manager on duty if they want access to a floor or hotel room for their photos. Otherwise, the hotel is open 24 hrs a day for them to access the lobby, fitness center, etc.

The submissions are due Friday, July 6 by 3 pm. The photos will be displayed during the Grand Opening and guests will vote for their favorite. The winner will be announced and gift given either that day or the next day.

Winner would be given a $500 Visa Gift Card to use as they would like.

Questions? Contact Mary Young

 

Video Contest
For the third straight year, The Emergency Dentists USA is offering $1500 in scholarship money to students of all majors in college.

For this years scholarship, students are asked to Tell us (or act out for us) what superpower you would love to have and how you would use it to help create better dental health in all people! This is a video submission contest, and we are looking for the most creative and innovative ideas that focus on entertaining us.

You can read more about the contest rules and instructions.

The deadline for submissions has been extended to July 1, 2018 with scholarships awarded on August 1, 2018.

 

PART-TIME MEDIA-RELATED JOBS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Manchester United v. Club America Soccer Seeks Volunteers
Seeking volunteers for the Manchester United v. Club America match at University of Phoenix Stadium on Thursday, July 19 as part of the media game day staff. Please reach out to Irene Gutierrez.

Podcasting opportunity for rising seniors, seniors and graduate students
MarketScale is a B2B marketing firm and industry publisher that focuses on connecting leading industrial brands with their target audiences. Our customers and subscribers alike listen to podcasts, industry updates, interviews and insights for inspiration and education. Every day, MarketScale conducts podcast interviews with leading brands in industries ranging from Pro AV and Education Technology, to Sports and Entertainment and Architecture.

Join our growing network of podcasters with the talent in broadcast, journalism and the focus and passion to work remotely in the pursuit of excellent B2B podcast content.

Description:

-Collaborate with MarketScale Operations to review daily podcasting requirements and opportunities.

-Select the opportunities that are aligned with your interests and expertise.

-Conduct interviews, produce industry content and deliver edited files.

-Work as much or as little as you would like.

Requirements:

For this role, we require professionals with prior studio, podcasting or broadcast experience. Journalism or related four-year degree is a plus. Strong written and verbal skills as well as an aptitude for business media are required.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

Proficiency in audio editing for podcasts

Home or remote podcasting equipment for content creation, editing and delivery

This is contract-based role, with each content deliverable enjoying its own separate price per piece and specific objectives, enabling true independent podcasting and growth opportunities with your remote studio and broadcast talent.

Engage with industry leaders, create awesome content with competitive pay, in the MarketScale Network. Apply today!

Student Communications Aide- ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (PAID)
ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (Indian Legal Program) seeks highly motivated, dependable, proactive, and detailed-oriented student employee to join our high-performing team as a Communications Aide. This position requires a resourceful and responsible individual who takes initiative. This position will allow you to design and produce media work including video, write copy, create graphic content and digital communications, and help us strengthen our social media and outreach marketing efforts. The student worker will assist staff members with various duties including, but not limited to, distributing reports, scanning, purchasing, work on various excel spreadsheets, maintaining files, reconciling transaction documents. Other projects as assigned by the Indian Legal Program team. Journalism students or writing experience preferred.

The schedule is flexible M-F 8:00 am – 5:00 pm for 15-20 hours per week starting in June/July 2018. Federal Work Study eligibility preferred but not required.

Student job #42915BR Apply at the ASU student employment site. Apply by June 28.

 

ASU Center for Science and the Imagination (PAID)

Essential Duties
-Using a computer, keyboard, and mouse to conduct online research, write, edit, and produce content for websites, podcasts and social media, and write and respond to emails.
-Conducting research and generating content for websites, press releases, social media channels, and media platforms.
-Participating in meetings on the phone, in-person, and through teleconferencing applications, such as Skype.

Read the full job description

Job 42887BR
Closes July 15

 

Real Estate Company Seeks Writer and Video Producer

Looking for a student to:

-Write original “featured” articles (1,890 – 2000 words) and blog entries (275 – 475 words) for various Arizona geographic areas (county, city, zip, community, or neighborhood), including at least one original photo and/or infographic and publish these blog entries to ArizonaRealEstate.com.

-Create short, informative, and fun video(s) to promote the theme “Why move to Arizona? (30 secs to 2.5 minutes).

-Search and acquire guest blog opportunities to write/publish guest blogs highlighting various aspects within the real estate industry to help promote ArizonaRealEstate.com.

Students interested in writing featured articles and/or blogs ($0.025/word) for the various Arizona geographic areas, especially from neighborhoods/communities they were raised in or have extensive knowledge.

All content (words, photos, videos, etc) to be original work and would be exclusively owned by ArizonaRealEstate.com, but attribution to the student w/their photo as co-author of the specified article/blog would permissible as opted by the student.

Contact: Russell Diehl

 

Sports Production Positions at ASU for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019  (PAID)

The sports production positions pay by the game and include a crew call of a few hours before the start of the game. Make some extra money, be around ASU sports and make invaluable connections in the sports production world.

Camera Operator
·Set-up cameras
·Man and operate cameras during games and events
·Troubleshoot technical issues
·Follow direction from producer and/or technical director
·Other duties as assigned

Director/Technical Director
·Operate switcher in control room
·Call for specific camera shots, replays, or playback and route to appropriate output channel
·Work with game producer to execute event script
·Other duties as assigned

Replay Operator
·Operate Ross Mira Abacas system to record and play back
·Provide playback to director/technical director upon request
·Follow event script
·Troubleshoot technical issues
·Other duties as assigned

ProPresenter Operator
·Operate ProPresenter as outlined on event script
·Provide static or motion graphics to director/technical director upon request
·Take direction from event producer and/or director to ensure execution of sponsor and traditional event elements
·Organize graphics for event
·Other duties as assigned

Ross xPression Operator
·Operate CG as outlined on event script
·Provide elemental or score bugs to director/technical director upon request
·Take direction from event producer and/or director to ensure execution of sponsor and traditional event elements
·Organize graphics for event
·Other duties as assigned

Grip/Utility
·Assist camera operators with set up
·Assist camera operators with cable management
-Opportunities to learn and operate camera
·Opportunities to learn and operate other control room positions
·Other duties as assigned

Resumes, CL & References should be submitted by July 1 to:

BRETT AUSBROOKS
PRODUCER – ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

 

Volunteer Writer for College Magazine (internship credit is not available)

We’re seeking writers who are passionate about the college experience. College Magazine writers capture student life through weekly articles. The writing opportunity begins with an 8-week writer training to tackle active voice, show vs. tell, interviewing sources and more. Working closely with our editors, writers transform their writing skills and ultimately uncover their voice. Writers also learn social media and SEO tactics necessary for the real world of journalism.

The writer position is 10 hours a week. It’s a volunteer, intensive, and challenging writing experience. Our graduates have gone on to careers at Mashable, Vox, NBC, Seventeen Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Redbook, National Geographic, Random House, Rachel Ray Magazine and Washingtonian. We welcome applicants from all majors. Previous writing experience for a college-level publication is a plus.

To Apply: Please send your resume to editorial@collegemagazine.com
Subject: College Magazine Student Writer
Deadline: July 10, 2018 by 6 p.m. EST

 

Freelance Writer- Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)

GPEC is seeking a local freelance contributing writer who is interested in writing in a wide range of topics that include all things Greater Phoenix – economic development, investor events, workforce trends, tech, startups, arts and culture, etc. The writer will help contribute to the blog section of the organization’s website and will be expected to provide a minimum of one post per week.

The writer will be also compensated for their work on a per-blog basis, based on the length of assignment and level of research required.

Job Responsibilities
• Develop and contribute blog posts on a weekly basis
• Content should be supported by visuals (can take photos or request from marketing/communications team)
• Content should be consistent with our organization’s voice, style and tone
• Word count should be ~400-500 words. We may request some blogs to be longer in length.

Desired Qualifications
• Completed or currently pursuing a BA or BS in journalism, broadcast media, or similar field is a plus
• Strong AP style writing skills • Writing skills that enable you to write a blog on a given topic in a clear, informative, and fun style
• Ability to receive and incorporate feedback into work
• Ability to work on a deadline while maintaining a high quality of work
• Detailed-oriented and willing to work on a range of blog topics
• Previous blogging experience is a plus

To get a better understanding of the writing we’re looking for here are a few examples of what we like:
• Ambassador Event Recap: Selecting Greater Phoenix
• Top 3 Takeaways from GPEC’s Ambassador Asset Tour
• Wearable robotics are changing the world, one exoskeleton at a time
• Exclusive: An inside look at Arizona Cybersecurity Warfare Range

Application Information: Qualified candidates should respond by sending a short cover letter, confidential resume and a link to writing samples to jpham@gpec.org

We’ll reach out to qualified candidates and invite you to write a trial post for our blog. If the messaging, tone and style is in alignment with our brand, GPEC will compensate you to publish and you may then be invited to sign an agreement as a regular contributor. If it is determined that the post is not a fit, you will be alerted and then will be afforded the full rights to use the post anywhere else.

 

Pac-12 Network Live Sports Production August 2018- May 2019 (PAID)
The Pac-12 Network broadcasts about 40 games a year on the ASU campus between August and May. If you are interested in working in sports or sports production and want to be considered for the student production pool in the new school year, please send an email by July 13 to express your interest. Send it to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu and include: (1) Your name, email and cell phone (2) Your class standing in the fall 2018 semester (3) The sports you are very familiar with because you played it, officiated it, coached it or religiously watched it. (4) The extent of your broadcast production experience These positions pay between $12-15/hour.

 

College Recruiting Coach Seeks Videographers (PAID)
JOB DESCRIPTION: College Recruiting Coach, an elite-level recruiting service designed to connect talented prep athletes with college coaches, is searching for a few reliable and enthusiastic videographers to shoot high school sporting events this fall. It’s an easy, fun way to earn a few bucks, gain valuable experience and pad your resume.

JOB TYPE: Part time; 4-10 hours per week, including Friday nights.

COMPENSATION: $15 per hour

START DATE: August 17, 2018

REQUIREMENTS: Energetic, positive attitude. Commitment to work Friday evenings through mid-November. Your own transportation. Experience shooting high school sports preferred, but not required.

*All work will be performed in the Phoenix metro area.
*Camera gear will be provided.
*ASU Cronkite Journalism School students encouraged to apply.
*For more info about College Recruiting Coach: www.collegerecruitingcoach.com

If interested, please contact Drew at 303-875-2232

Volunteer- Arizona State Research Library
We currently have projects within our newspaper collection that could use some volunteers a few or several hours a week.In 2017, received a grant to participate in the National Digital Newspaper Program, which involves selecting 100,000 pages of newspapers from marginalized and smaller communities from here in Arizona. Some examples that the coordinators have selected are newspapers from border towns, mining communities, African American communities, Reservations, and Spanish-language newspapers.

We need volunteers to assist the coordinators to help with digitization of old newspapers (current work is on the Douglas Daily Dispatch from 1906 forward).
We need volunteers to help collate and determine which issues of the selected newspapers we have (essentially an inventory of selected papers).
We need volunteers to help preserve and shelve stacks of older newspapers.
We need volunteers to help with any other administrative duties related to these projects.
And we also need volunteers to help create a documentary on the process of digitizing and preserving the Apache Sentinel Newspaper.

Contact: Brandy Helewa

Volunteer Feature Writer- Sun Devil Club
As a Feature Writer, you will have the opportunity to write profile features highlighting Sun Devil Athletics donors. You will focus on the donor’s connection to Sun Devil Athletics and their philanthropic commitment to the Sun Devil Club and the power and impact it has on our student-athletes.

The features will be posted with a byline on the Sun Devil Club website (Sundevilclub.com) and will be used in monthly email communications that touch over 8,000 Sun Devil Club members and semi-annual emails that touch 100-150 members. We will also use the features throughout the year on social media.

Subjects and/or storylines will often be programmed, but you will have opportunities to be creative and create your own.

Each feature should be 400-500 words and you would be expected to write 10-15 stories per semester. You will also be responsible for researching, interviewing the subject, writing and editing the feature.

Contact Jacque Blaser

Opportunities 6.15.18

INTERNSHIPS

Fall 2018- PR and Social Media Internship- Fingerpaint (PAID)
Fingerpaint, a full service marketing firm in Scottsdale, is seeking a public relations intern for fall semester. Fingerpaint provides a fast paced and exciting learning environment in all facets of public relations, with a strong focus in real estate, education, hospitality, film & entertainment, and wellness industries.

Qualifications
• Completion of senior-level public relations or communications courses
• Ability to complete tasks in an independent atmosphere. While instruction and guidance will always be provided, applicants must have the ability to complete projects and responsibilities without constant supervision
• Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
• Proficient management of popular social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest and WordPress
• Knowledge of the Associated Press (AP) writing style
• Prior experience in an office or other professional setting preferred

Primary Responsibilities
• Develop press releases, media advisories, and release report documents
• Social media updates and blog writing
• Research, compile and update media lists
• Monitor various media outlets (online and print) for client news
• Update and manage editorial calendars
• Manage client clips and develop monthly coverage summaries
• Event support and office administrative tasks

Please send resume to Wendy Helle

 

Fall 2018 PR Internship – Knight Agency
The Knight Agency is a boutique public relations firm accepting resumés for a part-time Fall 2018 internship in our Scottsdale, Arizona office. The aspiring PR, event marketing and communication expert will be responsible for assisting our mid-to-senior level team members with a range of multiple accounts in the culinary/restaurant, hotel/travel, entertainment/nightlife, wellness/fitness, commercial and residential real estate, technology and lifestyle industries. The mentorship program is a hands-on experience in all sectors of public relations, from media relations, social media to event planning. Clients include TYME, Helio Basin Brewing Co. Aqua-Tots Swim Schools, CRUjiente Tacos, The Keating Hotel, The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, Jake’s Unlimited and more.

If you are a restaurant seeker, tech enthusiast, fitness and wellness advocate, or a social media whiz, let’s chat.

Requirements: Currently enrolled through Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of
Journalism

Anticipated experience or skills:
● AP style writing
● Research development
● Press release and media alert writing
● Verbal and written communication
● Social media

Specific projects:
● Media list building and research
● Develop and pitch newsworthy and trend story ideas to reporters, editors, producers and bloggers
● Press release and media alert development
● Press clipping
● PR reporting
● Event coordination
● Event marketing
● Social media management
● Account and office management
● Creative team brainstorming
● Marketing outreach

Compensation structure: school credit

Approximate hours per week: If a student receives JMC 484 credit, the student must work a minimum of 15 hours/week.

If a student receives MCO 294 credit, the student must work a minimum of 10 hours/week.

Location:
The Knight Agency
Optima Sonoran Village
6895 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 118
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Social media:
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter
Website

Do you have what it takes to join the Knight life? Please send resumés and writing samples to sayhi@knight.agency.

 

Fall 2018 Video Internship at New Leaf in Mesa (PAID)
The primary responsibility of the Videography Intern is to assist A New Leaf in capturing client, volunteer, and donor testimonials through video recordings. Interns will participate in the filming, editing, and producing of videos ranging from 15 seconds to 4 minutes, with the expectation of a professional final product for use on social media, email, and other digital platforms.Interns will gain extensive video production experience while helping change the lives of families and individuals in the Valley, providing critical services needed to lead to self-sufficiency. Donations made as a result of marketing efforts will go to A New Leaf’s homeless and domestic violence shelter programs.

Details:
This internship will require a time commitment of 15-20 hours per week, approximately two work days per week. Exact hours are flexible according to the intern’s class schedule.
Interns will perform work primarily in-office at our Mesa Philanthropy Office (2245 W Ella St. Mesa, AZ 85201), as well as from home. Interns will receive a $500 stipend upon successful conclusion of the internship.

Open: Currently Accepting Applications
Deadline: August 10th, 2018

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Tanner Swanson

Benefits of Internship:
-Learn about the nonprofit industry as you support A New Leaf’s funding strategies, community services, and outreach efforts through video production.
-Develop essential fundraising skills, marketing strategies, and video production techniques that are standard in the fundraising industry.
-Work alongside nonprofit professionals with 20+ years of experience in marketing, with opportunities to work directly with A New Leaf’s contracted marketing firm, Scott Allen Creative.
-Become an active member of our dynamic and creative team. We have a fun, past-paced environment with opportunity to share, collaborate, innovate, and celebrate success.

Roles and Responsibilities:
-Interns will be expected to work closely with the Marketing Director and Annual Fund Administrator to create compelling video testimonials and stories.
-In partnership with the Annual Fund Administrator and Director of Marketing, interns will develop a marketing strategy for seasonal video production needs (social media, events, etc.).
-Produce a library of videos during the internship, ranging from 15 seconds to 4 minutes.
-Interns will be provided with additional opportunities to cross train and learn the fundamentals of fundraising and the philanthropy industry as it relates to marketing and production.
Interns will also participate in a video production workshop with A New Leaf’s marketing firm.

 

Fall 2018 News Co.Lab Interns
The News Co/lab is a collaborative lab aimed at helping the public find new ways of understanding and engaging with news and information. Its initial project: to work with news organizations and communities to develop innovative ways to increase transparency, engagement, mutual understanding and respect. Over time, the lab will work with a variety of partners, from educators, librarians and technologists, to community groups and newsrooms of different types and sizes.

Job duties include identifying and recommending relevant content for the platform such as articles, podcasts and videos about news literacy. Working with Co/Lab staff, maintaining and posting platform content – such as the “What We’re Reading” section, to ensue content is up-to-date and relevant on all platforms. Research news literacy and related topics and synthesize. Assumes other duties as assigned.

Writing, editing and proofing skills are important.
• Familiarity with AP Style and writing for an online audience.
• Experience with WordPress or comparable content management system.
• Should be detail-oriented, organized and have the ability to work well with others
• Experience in reviewing and drafting content for social media.
• Demonstrated passion for digital communications.

Contact: Kristy Roschke

 

Fall 2018 PR Internship St. Vincent de Paul (PAID)
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is seeking a Public Relations Intern to assist in elevating and enhancing the nonprofit’s public image through public relations, storytelling and marketing. St. Vincent de Paul works with some of the most vulnerable in our community – working-poor families and homeless individuals. Working with them to tell their stories takes someone with sensitivity, but also recognition of the significance and privilege of being able to be their voices.

The Public Relations Intern will assist in developing content for the organization’s marketing channels, which include social media, web and print publications, emails, and event/branding collateral. The intern will learn and gain hands-on experience with media relations, content development and social media.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a non-profit organization working to feed, clothe, house and heal individuals and families in need. The organization has been providing services in central and northern Arizona since 1946. Programs include services for the homeless, medical and dental care for the working poor, charity dining rooms, thrift stores, a transitional housing shelter and general assistance for individuals in need. Learn more at http://www.stvincentdepaul.net

Class Standing: Junior or Senior

Responsibilities
•Assist with marketing materials, press releases and media relations.
•Coordinate social media presence for SVdP’s main accounts and thrift store accounts.
•Write, take photos and develop content for SVdP e-newsletter, blog and print newsletter with statewide circulation of 90,000
•Track and measure results of PR efforts.
•Occasional assistance on events and fundraisers.

Contact: Mary Chou Thompson

 

Fall 2018 Intern Trisolute Software – News Dashboard
Trisolute Software GmbH supports publishers over the world with the News Dashboard which helps them manage the chances and risks of the digital shift. The tool is split into two portions: The Action View shows how your published stories are currently performing in the Google News-related ranking types, while the KPI Dashboard allows you to explore your search visibility over time and compare it with competitors. Learn more at newsdashboard

We are looking for a U.S. intern.

What we expect
-Open, friendly and communicative personality.
-Strong motivation and personal engagement.
-Comfortable giving presentations and trainings across an organization.
-Interest in supporting and fostering a good relationship with News Dashboard customers.
-Contribute to new business ideas around the award-winning (U.S., UK, MENA, SEMY Search Awards) software tool with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas.
-Actively seek new sales opportunities.
-Some experience in data entry and Microsoft Office suite.
-Interest in journalism, communications and SEO are a plus.

What we offer
-A great tool from a successful German start-up for you to sell to happy customers.
-A huge knowledge base, and experience in global business.
-Flexible work schedule (20 hours per week), including working from home.
-Opportunities to advance within the company.

The successful candidate will be in the Phoenix metro area and have a laptop/computer and a smartphone. While the position is primarily remote, the intern will need to meet in person with the strategist once per week. This position will be approximately 20 hours per week, including evening and weekend availability.

We do not only love data, we also love diversity. Trisolute Software is an equal-opportunity employer.

Please send your resume and a cover letter to application@newsdashboard.com.

Fall 2018 Arizona Capitol Times
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester freshmen-Graduate Student); experience with a publication
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

The intern will write stories for the Arizona Capitol Times weekly publication. The intern will be responsible for conducting research, interviewing sources, and writing stories. The intern will get first-hand experience in covering politics in Arizona. The work will range from basic breaking news stories to longer-term feature stories to taking photos.

Contact: Gary Grado
Location 1835 W. Adams, Phoenix

Fall 2018- Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting – (PAID) 
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently-enrolled JR.+ previous internship experience
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 hours/week
TYPE: PAID ($10.50/HR)

We are looking for an intern to conduct a semester-long reporting project into an issue of statewide concern, which will be published on AZCIR.org and shared with our media partners. Applicants should be prepared to discuss story ideas during their interview, though the subject of the reporting project will be determined by AZCIR’s editor.

Contact: Jim Small
Location 1001 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

Fall 2018- Cronkite Journal (Stipend)
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester freshman- graduate student)
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: STIPEND $300; MCO 294 credit only (Must register for credit)

This internship is for writers who want hands-on experience with print publications produced at the Cronkite School: The Cronkite Journal and Arizona PBS magazine. The Cronkite Journal magazine, an annual print and online magazine, is sent to students, families, supporters and alumni around the world. The Journal covers the school’s programs and accomplishments as well as notable work by Cronkite students, faculty and alumni. Arizona PBS magazine, a quarterly print magazine, is sent to Arizona PBS members, mostly located in Arizona. The magazine covers programming highlights as well as events, news and noteworthy members of the Arizona PBS community.

We are looking for students who can report and write to Cronkite School standards. The internship is appropriate for public relations and news editorial students. There are no set office hours and no car is required as most assignments take place within the school. You will get assignments and be expected to produce them on deadline. You’ll get one-on-one time with editor Katie Jones to edit and critique your work. You must be able to work independently, meet deadlines and develop multiple sources. Accuracy is a must.

CONTACT: Katie Jones
Location: Cronkite School

Fall 2018- Fox News Internships Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. (PAID)
Starting June 18, Fox News in L.A., NYC and D.C. will accept applications for fall 2018 internships. Mark this on your calendar to apply– especially if you’re working in the Cronkite L.A. or D.C. bureaus and want (and have time) to work an internship in a major city. Opportunities will include journalism, digital and broadcasting internships.

 

Fall 2018- Smithsonian Channel – Digital Media Editorial in NY (PAID)
The editorial internship will focus on writing and content strategy for a number of our digital platforms. The intern will learn the ways we at Smithsonian Channel get people to click, watch, and share our videos and use our apps and sites. Whether it’s helping us refine the headline and SEO tricks we employ to make videos go viral on YouTube or brainstorming ideas for the next niche playlist that will shine on Roku, the intern will be required to think about the way they (and our audience) interacts with all kids of content on different platforms. They’ll be involved in meetings that focus on everything from web design and user experience to interpreting and acting upon analytics to make smarter content decisions.

Projects the intern will be involved:
-Writing and rethinking video and digital asset copy
-Brainstorming new content ideas tied to premieres of all priorities
-Learning how to report on analytics and draw conclusions from them that inform content strategy
-Doing competitive analysis of competitor sites, videos, apps, and newsletters

Responsibilities:
-Assist in scheduling for digital editorial platforms
-Assist in QA of site, apps, and connect TV devices
-Participate in all editorial brainstorming efforts
-Write titles, descriptions, and keyword for out-of-date video clips
-Misc. urgent task as they arise

Required:
-Current undergraduate student (rising junior or above)
-Interest in the Cable/Entertainment Industry
-2.5 GPA or above

-Submission of cover letter- required
-Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
-Superior communication and interpersonal skills
-Exceptional attention to detail
-Ability to work at least 20 hours/week from September- December

Read the full job description

 

Fall 2018- Smithsonian Channel – Digital Media, Social Media in NY (PAID)
DESCRIPTION:
-Daily social media activities on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.Social media reporting and analysis through Sprout Social and other third party tools
-Brainstorming and implementing scheduling and project management for digital marketing stunts
-Supporting distribution and promotion of video for premiering shows
-Developing competitive assessments & trend analyses for key social media initiatives.
-Develop post and strategies to support Smithsonian Networks across various social platforms.
-Assist in the day-to-day task of editorial, marketing, and program scheduling for digital distribution
-Assist in QC of site, apps, social and interactive projects
-Offer ideas, input, and feedback during brainstorming cycles
-Misc. urgent task as they arise.

Read the full job description

 

Fall 2018- Smithsonian Channel- Communications in NY (PAID)
Our fall intern will strengthen his/her written and oral communication skills and gain invaluable experience in pitching national and local press for programming on Smithsonian Channel and Smithsonian Earth.

-Help with program publicity for Channel and Earth Q3 and Q4 premieres/launches
-Build out and maintain press list
-Screen shows, pull clips, gather additional assets for pitching

RESPONSIBILITIES

-Compile niche press lists
-Screen shows and pull clips for press
-Help pitch out our linear shows to local outlets and focus on digital series/Smithsonian Earth
-Help compile assets for shows when pitching & draft press releases
-Pull together press clips for weekly clip packet
-Build and maintain award lists and mark deadlines for entry for Channel executives

Required:
-Current undergraduate student (rising junior or above)
-Interest in the Cable/Entertainment Industry
-2.5 GPA or above
-Submission of cover letter- required
-Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
-Superior communication and interpersonal skills
-Exceptional attention to detail
-Ability to work at least 20 hours/week from September- December
-Able to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines
-Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
-Able to provide administrative suppose as needed

Read the full job description

Fall 2018- CBS News Intern Washington, D.C. (PAID)
This is an educational program designed for students who are currently enrolled in a 4-year college or graduate program and are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or communication. Placement possibilities include The Evening News, 60 Minutes, CBSN, CBS This Morning, Face the Nation, Newspath, National Desk, Radio News, Weekend News and the Investigative Unit. Assignments vary day-to-day and duties vary in each department. Interns can expect to learn fundamental news-gathering skills, find, confirm and report news stories, greet guests, log tapes, coordinate script, research stories, conduct preliminary interviews, assist during shoots, select footage, perform light clerical duties and assist producers and talent.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Juniors, seniors, and graduate students are eligible; however, due to the limited number of positions, preference is given to those who are entering their senior year. Students majoring in journalism, broadcasting or communications are preferred, but those majoring in public relations, marketing, advertising, English, history, international studies and political science are welcome to apply and will be considered. Participants must have a passion for news, excellent written and verbal communication abilities and a comprehensive knowledge of current events. Fall interns must be available to work at least 20 hours a week. A 3.0 GPA or above is recommended. CBS News will compensate each student an hourly wage. CBS News does not require students to receive college credit. Students are solely responsible for coordinating and meeting the credit requirements of their college/university. Fall semester applications are open from June 1 – June 30. Due to the high volume of applicants, the office cannot respond to application-status inquiries; qualified students are contacted directly for a video interview. Read the full job description.

Fall 2018- CBS Photo Internship, Los Angeles (PAID)
The goal of our internship program is to educate students on the day-to-day work of a Photographer and/or Photo Publicist. We provide real life learning and training opportunities for students interested in pursuing these career fields.

The photo intern will assist in:
-Processing, distributing and archiving incoming imagery.
-First round photo editing.
-Pre-production shoot assistance such as conceptualization.
-Supporting desk and phone coverage.
-Assisting with office duties such as copying, faxing, filing and burning DVDs.

QUALIFICATIONS:
-Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university throughout the duration of the internship.
-Photography/Photojournalism majors are preferred.
-Must have a love of photography.
-Lighting knowledge.
-Passion for television and the entertainment industry.

Read the full job description.

Fall 2018- CBS News Intern, NY (PAID)
This is an educational program designed for students who are currently enrolled in a 4-year college or graduate program and are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or communication. Placement possibilities include The Evening News, 60 Minutes, CBSN, CBS This Morning, Face the Nation, Newspath, National Desk, Radio News, Weekend News and the Investigative Unit. Assignments vary day-to-day and duties vary in each department. Interns can expect to learn fundamental news-gathering skills, find, confirm and report news stories, greet guests, log tapes, coordinate script, research stories, conduct preliminary interviews, assist during shoots, select footage, perform light clerical duties and assist producers and talent.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Juniors, seniors, and graduate students are eligible; however, due to the limited number of positions, preference is given to those who are entering their senior year. Students majoring in journalism, broadcasting or communications are preferred, but those majoring in public relations, marketing, advertising, English, history, international studies and political science are welcome to apply and will be considered. Participants must have a passion for news, excellent written and verbal communication abilities and a comprehensive knowledge of current events. Fall interns must be available to work at least 20 hours a week. A 3.0 GPA or above is recommended. CBS News will compensate each student an hourly wage. CBS News does not require students to receive college credit. Students are solely responsible for coordinating and meeting the credit requirements of their college/university. Fall semester applications are open from June 1 – June 30. Due to the high volume of applicants, the office cannot respond to application-status inquiries; qualified students are contacted directly for a video interview. Read the full job description.

Fall 2018- CNN The Lead, Washington, D.C. (PAID)
Intern will work with the team of The Lead that will air weekdays at 4 p.m. The Lead will cover a variety of stories and topic areas including international news, politics, business, sports and pop culture.

What will you be doing?
-Students may have the opportunity to learn and observe a number of functions within the department, such as show research, videotape screening, logging, dubbing and other show production needs.
-The opportunity for taking on greater responsibility is available to interns who demonstrate strong self-motivation and news judgment.
-Interns should come away with sharper editorial and writing skills, exposure to leading technology and an increased knowledge of the U.S. government and political system.

What do we need from you?
In order to facilitate the learning experience, the following qualifications are preferred:
-Candidates should be seeking a career in broadcast journalism, should be self-motivated, able to multitask, have a good attitude, and be able to function well in an environment with short deadlines and quick turnaround projects.
-Interns need to be available during the week for this internship.

Read the full job description.

Fall 2018- CNN Digital News Desk, Atlanta (PAID)
The trending team is a new addition to CNN Digital

We’re a crack team of highly driven storytellers with one goal: Stories that sing, infographics that awe, and content that’s smartly packaged; socially shared and spark conversations.
-We don’t do trending stories. We make stories trend
-We don’t do pyramid style. We do eye-popping visuals
-We don’t do status quo. We dream up inspired initiatives
-You will jump on stories that trending. You’ll get points for finding pre-viral stories.
-And you will experiment and innovate with angles, approaches and formats.

What are we looking for?
We’re looking for someone who – can write fast, write well and write with voice
-Someone who lives and breathes social media
-Someone who is equally at home writing about Beyonce’s Coachella appearance as he or she is with the teacher walkout
-Someone who lives on social media
-Someone who thinks mobile first
-Someone knows there are other ways to present information beyond text
-Someone who relishes challenges

What’s so great about this internship?
-An opportunity to work with a great team that is passionate about the same thing you are!
-Networking opportunities to meet people that you’d like to know!
-A speaker series that introduces you to cool executives and what they do for the best brands!

Here’s the full job description.

Fall 2018- CNN The Situation Room, Washington, D.C. (PAID)
The Situation Room, anchored by Wolf Blitzer, assembles top CNN correspondents, analysts, contributors and guests for complete, up-to-the minute coverage of the day’s breaking news, political events, national security issues, terrorism, international relations and other major stories in the news.

What will you be doing?
Students may have the opportunity to learn and observe a number of functions within the department, such as show research, videotape screening, logging, dubbing and other show production needs.

What do we need from you?
-In order to facilitate the learning experience, the following qualifications are preferred:
-Candidates should be seeking a career in broadcast journalism, should be self-motivated, able to multitask, and have a good attitude
-Must be able to function well in an environment with short deadlines and quick turnaround projects
-Interns need to be available during the week for this internship
-Interns must be able to work between 10:30 am — 7:00 pm.

Here’s the full job description.

SCHOLARSHIPS. FELLOWSHIPS. OTHER PROGRAMS.

Zocalo Public Square Fall 2018 fellowship-PAID
The Cronkite School is accepting applications for student fellowships in sustainability journalism with Zócalo Public Square in Los Angeles.

The fellowship will be offered in the fall 2018 semester. Fellows will work up to 40 hours a week for $10 an hour, producing content for the Zócalo website and its media partners, and assisting with Zocalo’s public events. Students also may apply to receive Cronkite internship credit for the fellowship. Students will be responsible for arranging their own housing. The Cronkite School will cover the cost of travel to and from Santa Monica.

Zócalo Public Square, a project of the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University, is a not-for-profit Ideas Exchange that seeks to engage a new, young and diverse generation in the public square through a blend of live events and humanities journalism. It partners with educational, cultural and philanthropic institutions to present free, non-partisan public events and conferences in cities across the U.S. and beyond and to publish original daily journalism that is distributed to more than 100 media outlets nationwide.

Fellows may be graduate or undergraduate Cronkite students with an interest in sustainability, energy, the environment and related fields. Duties include generating story ideas, identifying and working with Zocalo contributors (who include journalists, scholars and non-writers), writing and editing articles for the website, working with media syndicate partners, building audiences for journalism and events through social and other media, and assisting with the planning and execution of public discussions and lectures on current affairs topics. Fellows will work with a small staff of writers and editors who produce new content daily for the website and its media partners and who solicit contributions from diverse people whose voices would otherwise go unheard. Strong editing skills are a must as are curiosity and energy. The successful applicant will be able to generate story ideas off the news that provide a different perspective on current topics and write and edit for voice. Some evening work is required. Fellows may have the opportunity to travel to Zócalo events in California and around the country. A car is not required but is recommended.

To apply for the fall 2018 Zocolo Fellowship, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong by July 16.

To apply for the spring 2019 Zocolo Fellowship, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong by September 7.

CONTESTS

Photography Contest- Downtown Phoenix Hampton Inn
We’re looking for photographs of the new downtown Phoenix Hampton Inn hotel. It could be an outside shot at dusk or dawn, something in the lobby like our gold dog, a shot of guests eating breakfast, whatever they would like. People are ok, architecture, whatever.

We’d like the picture to be framed so it can be displayed on easels during the Grand Opening. Size wise, we’d like it to be 11” x 14” or larger. It can be black & white or color.

Access to the hotel is available whenever they would like to come over, they can stop by the front desk and ask for the manager on duty if they want access to a floor or hotel room for their photos. Otherwise, the hotel is open 24 hrs a day for them to access the lobby, fitness center, etc.

The submissions are due Friday, July 6 by 3 pm. The photos will be displayed during the Grand Opening and guests will vote for their favorite. The winner will be announced and gift given either that day or the next day.

Winner would be given a $500 Visa Gift Card to use as they would like.

Questions? Contact Mary Young

Video Contest
For the third straight year, The Emergency Dentists USA is offering $1500 in scholarship money to students of all majors in college.

For this years scholarship, students are asked to Tell us (or act out for us) what superpower you would love to have and how you would use it to help create better dental health in all people! This is a video submission contest, and we are looking for the most creative and innovative ideas that focus on entertaining us.

You can read more about the contest rules and instructions.

The deadline for submissions has been extended to July 1, 2018 with scholarships awarded on August 1, 2018.

 

PART-TIME MEDIA-RELATED JOBS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Real Estate Company Seeks Writer and Video Producer

Looking for a student to:

-Write original “featured” articles (1,890 – 2000 words) and blog entries (275 – 475 words) for various Arizona geographic areas (county, city, zip, community, or neighborhood), including at least one original photo and/or infographic and publish these blog entries to ArizonaRealEstate.com.

-Create short, informative, and fun video(s) to promote the theme “Why move to Arizona? (30 secs to 2.5 minutes).

-Search and acquire guest blog opportunities to write/publish guest blogs highlighting various aspects within the real estate industry to help promote ArizonaRealEstate.com.

Students interested in writing featured articles and/or blogs ($0.025/word) for the various Arizona geographic areas, especially from neighborhoods/communities they were raised in or have extensive knowledge.

All content (words, photos, videos, etc) to be original work and would be exclusively owned by ArizonaRealEstate.com, but attribution to the student w/their photo as co-author of the specified article/blog would permissible as opted by the student.

Contact: Russell Diehl

 

Sports Production Positions at ASU for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019  (PAID)

The sports production positions pay by the game and include a crew call of a few hours before the start of the game. Make some extra money, be around ASU sports and make invaluable connections in the sports production world.

Camera Operator
·Set-up cameras
·Man and operate cameras during games and events
·Troubleshoot technical issues
·Follow direction from producer and/or technical director
·Other duties as assigned

Director/Technical Director
·Operate switcher in control room
·Call for specific camera shots, replays, or playback and route to appropriate output channel
·Work with game producer to execute event script
·Other duties as assigned

Replay Operator
·Operate Ross Mira Abacas system to record and play back
·Provide playback to director/technical director upon request
·Follow event script
·Troubleshoot technical issues
·Other duties as assigned

ProPresenter Operator
·Operate ProPresenter as outlined on event script
·Provide static or motion graphics to director/technical director upon request
·Take direction from event producer and/or director to ensure execution of sponsor and traditional event elements
·Organize graphics for event
·Other duties as assigned

Ross xPression Operator
·Operate CG as outlined on event script
·Provide elemental or score bugs to director/technical director upon request
·Take direction from event producer and/or director to ensure execution of sponsor and traditional event elements
·Organize graphics for event
·Other duties as assigned

Grip/Utility
·Assist camera operators with set up
·Assist camera operators with cable management
-Opportunities to learn and operate camera
·Opportunities to learn and operate other control room positions
·Other duties as assigned

Resumes, CL & References should be submitted by June 22 to:

BRETT AUSBROOKS
PRODUCER – ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

Freelance Writer- Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)

GPEC is seeking a local freelance contributing writer who is interested in writing in a wide range of topics that include all things Greater Phoenix – economic development, investor events, workforce trends, tech, startups, arts and culture, etc. The writer will help contribute to the blog section of the organization’s website and will be expected to provide a minimum of one post per week.

The writer will be also compensated for their work on a per-blog basis, based on the length of assignment and level of research required.

Job Responsibilities
• Develop and contribute blog posts on a weekly basis
• Content should be supported by visuals (can take photos or request from marketing/communications team)
• Content should be consistent with our organization’s voice, style and tone
• Word count should be ~400-500 words. We may request some blogs to be longer in length.

Desired Qualifications
• Completed or currently pursuing a BA or BS in journalism, broadcast media, or similar field is a plus
• Strong AP style writing skills • Writing skills that enable you to write a blog on a given topic in a clear, informative, and fun style
• Ability to receive and incorporate feedback into work
• Ability to work on a deadline while maintaining a high quality of work
• Detailed-oriented and willing to work on a range of blog topics
• Previous blogging experience is a plus

To get a better understanding of the writing we’re looking for here are a few examples of what we like:
• Ambassador Event Recap: Selecting Greater Phoenix
• Top 3 Takeaways from GPEC’s Ambassador Asset Tour
• Wearable robotics are changing the world, one exoskeleton at a time
• Exclusive: An inside look at Arizona Cybersecurity Warfare Range

Application Information: Qualified candidates should respond by sending a short cover letter, confidential resume and a link to writing samples to jpham@gpec.org

We’ll reach out to qualified candidates and invite you to write a trial post for our blog. If the messaging, tone and style is in alignment with our brand, GPEC will compensate you to publish and you may then be invited to sign an agreement as a regular contributor. If it is determined that the post is not a fit, you will be alerted and then will be afforded the full rights to use the post anywhere else.

 

Pac-12 Network Live Sports Production August 2018- May 2019 (PAID)
The Pac-12 Network broadcasts about 40 games a year on the ASU campus between August and May. If you are interested in working in sports or sports production and want to be considered for the student production pool in the new school year, please send an email by July 13 to express your interest. Send it to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu and include: (1) Your name, email and cell phone (2) Your class standing in the fall 2018 semester (3) The sports you are very familiar with because you played it, officiated it, coached it or religiously watched it. (4) The extent of your broadcast production experience These positions pay between $12-15/hour.

 

College Recruiting Coach Seeks Videographers (PAID)
JOB DESCRIPTION: College Recruiting Coach, an elite-level recruiting service designed to connect talented prep athletes with college coaches, is searching for a few reliable and enthusiastic videographers to shoot high school sporting events this fall. It’s an easy, fun way to earn a few bucks, gain valuable experience and pad your resume.

JOB TYPE: Part time; 4-10 hours per week, including Friday nights.

COMPENSATION: $15 per hour

START DATE: August 17, 2018

REQUIREMENTS: Energetic, positive attitude. Commitment to work Friday evenings through mid-November. Your own transportation. Experience shooting high school sports preferred, but not required.

*All work will be performed in the Phoenix metro area.
*Camera gear will be provided.
*ASU Cronkite Journalism School students encouraged to apply.
*For more info about College Recruiting Coach: www.collegerecruitingcoach.com

If interested, please contact Drew at 303-875-2232

Volunteer Feature Writer- Sun Devil Club
As a Feature Writer, you will have the opportunity to write profile features highlighting Sun Devil Athletics donors. You will focus on the donor’s connection to Sun Devil Athletics and their philanthropic commitment to the Sun Devil Club and the power and impact it has on our student-athletes.

The features will be posted with a byline on the Sun Devil Club website (Sundevilclub.com) and will be used in monthly email communications that touch over 8,000 Sun Devil Club members and semi-annual emails that touch 100-150 members. We will also use the features throughout the year on social media.

Subjects and/or storylines will often be programmed, but you will have opportunities to be creative and create your own.

Each feature should be 400-500 words and you would be expected to write 10-15 stories per semester. You will also be responsible for researching, interviewing the subject, writing and editing the feature.

Contact Jacque Blaser

Opportunities 6.8.18

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival
Join us this fall at Double Exposure, the only Investigative Film Festival and Symposium in the United States. Double Exposure Academy is our learning initiative welcoming a selected group of students passionate about storytelling in the public interest to experience the festival and symposium in an immersive learning environment at discounted rates.

Double Exposure, a project of the nonprofit news organization 100Reporters, pairs five days of new, cutting-edge investigative films with a professional conference that brings together watchdog journalists and filmmakers for lively discussions with leaders in their fields, skill building workshops and unmatched networking opportunities. This year’s festival will take place October 10-14, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Learn more at Double Exposure.

INTERNSHIPS

Summer 2018 – Phoenix Magazine

REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Rising Soph.+; exp. With previous internship exp.
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: Stipend of $60/week

As a journalist, are you interested in covering dining, politics, sports, the arts, fashion, travel, local business, immigration, culture, et al? Then a PHOENIX mag internship is just the thing for you. We cover the full sweep of life in the Valley, and all options are on the table for our interns. Our only prerequisites: polished writing skills and a good work ethic.

CONTACT: Craig Outhier
Location: 6310 E. Thomas Rd. Ste 200, Scottsdale

Summer 2018- Arizona Department of Water Resources- Multimedia Marketing (PAID)
The Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) is seeking a student intern to support their visual communication strategy by assisting with the creation of high impact, brand-consistent materials intended to engage and inspire Arizonans on a variety of channels. This position is within our Communications division but will produce content for various units within the department.
ADWR, is the steward of Arizona’s water future and ensures long-term, reliable water supplies to support the continued economic prosperity of the State. Our vision is to protect and enhance Arizona’s water supplies for current and future generations.

Principal Duties:
• Create online and print materials that align with the Department’s identity and specific messages
• Use existing content and be able to quickly re-format content to an impactful, high quality
deliverable
• Assist in creation and management of copy to ensure timely, relevant and engaging content
• Assist in creation of Department videos, podcasts, and all other needed assets for special
communication initiatives

Desired Qualifications & Skills:
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
• Experience with social media sites, specifically Facebook and Twitter
• Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher)
• Experience with Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
• Experience with video and audio editing software (After Effects, iMovie, GarageBand)
• Degree or currently majoring in: Communications, Public Relations, Digital Media, Marketing,
Advertising, or similar background

Please include a cover letter with a link to your portfolio along with your resume.

Email HRIShelpdesk@azdoa.gov or call 602-542-4700 for assistance.

Summer/Fall 2018- Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Marketing & Communications Internship (PAID)

Located in downtown Phoenix, GPEC is the regional economic development organization dedicated to
attracting quality employers to Greater Phoenix and supporting programs and policies that increase the
competitiveness of the region’s economy.

Services provided include:
• International and domestic business relocation and expansion services
• Regional marketing
• Economic research and analysis

A public/private partnership, GPEC works with 22 cities throughout Maricopa County and has more than
160 private investors. Its board of directors is made up of some of the region’s most distinguished business
leaders.

Intern Overview
Marketing & Communications internship responsibilities may include:
• Developing content for marketing materials
• Helping to coordinate and assist with day-of-preparations for a variety of events
• Pitching and creating content for the blog
• Assisting with capturing and analyzing department metrics
• Supporting with writing press releases and other public relations activities as assigned
• Researching and compiling news stories relevant to GPEC’s mission
• Utilizing content management system to update websites/microsites (training provided)
• Monitoring and interacting with social media channels

Desired Candidate Qualifications
Undergraduate juniors and seniors with some previous work or internship experience preferred, but any
interested applicants will be considered. Candidates studying any major are encouraged to apply, however,
individuals concentrating in marketing, communications, public relations or related fields are most
successful.

Candidate qualifications include:
• Knowledge of social media platforms and content production apps (ex. Spark, Canva, etc.)
• Strong writing skills, knowledge of AP Style
• Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite is not required, but is a plus
• Organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to tackle multiple projects at once and meet
deadlines
• Highly motivated to learn, grow professionally and work in a team environment
• Open to giving and receiving feedback
• Have special interest in marketing, communications and/or media relations

Internship Details

Hourly wage begins at $11.75 per hour and increases after 6 months. We prefer internships last at least 6
months (one semester). We review applications on a rolling basis as positions become available. We are
flexible in accommodating students’ schedules.

Application Information: Qualified candidates should respond by sending a confidential resume to hr@gpec.org.NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

GPEC is an equal opportunity employer. No person will be discriminated

 

Summer/Fall 2018 – RideWithSurf Social Media Marketing Internship
Are you looking for a fast-paced opportunity at an innovative local startup? SURF is seeking a social media marketing intern to join our expanding team. We’re looking for a self-driven, motivated intern to join us at our Scottsdale, Arizona office. As our Social Media Marketing Intern, your main focus will be assisting our marketing department in developing content and executing our digital marketing strategy.

Your duties will include:
•Working with the marketing team to execute digital marketing strategy and grow brand
awareness
• Creating content to be posted on social media networks
• Writing original blog posts
• Assisting with special campaigns and promotions
• Tracking and reporting on key metrics and campaign analytics

Candidates must have:
• Strong writing skills
• Strong verbal communication skills
• Passion for growth and a self-driven nature
• Extensive familiarity and understanding of different social media platforms
• Ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively

Ideal candidates will also have:
• Experience managing professional social media accounts
• Experience blogging either personally or professionally
• Understanding of key social media metrics
• Experience using Google Analytics

Contact: Chandler Longbons
623-695-4039

 

Summer/Fall 2018 News Co.Lab Interns
The News Co/lab is a collaborative lab aimed at helping the public find new ways of understanding and engaging with news and information. Its initial project: to work with news organizations and communities to develop innovative ways to increase transparency, engagement, mutual understanding and respect. Over time, the lab will work with a variety of partners, from educators, librarians and technologists, to community groups and newsrooms of different types and sizes.

Job duties include identifying and recommending relevant content for the platform such as articles, podcasts and videos about news literacy. Working with Co/Lab staff, maintaining and posting platform content – such as the “What We’re Reading” section, to ensue content is up-to-date and relevant on all platforms. Research news literacy and related topics and synthesize. Assumes other duties as assigned.

Writing, editing and proofing skills are important.
• Familiarity with AP Style and writing for an online audience.
• Experience with WordPress or comparable content management system.
• Should be detail-oriented, organized and have the ability to work well with others
• Experience in reviewing and drafting content for social media.
• Demonstrated passion for digital communications.

Contact: Kristy Roschke

 

Summer/Fall 2018 PR Internship St. Vincent de Paul (PAID)
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is seeking a Public Relations Intern to assist in elevating and enhancing the nonprofit’s public image through public relations, storytelling and marketing. St. Vincent de Paul works with some of the most vulnerable in our community – working-poor families and homeless individuals. Working with them to tell their stories takes someone with sensitivity, but also recognition of the significance and privilege of being able to be their voices.

The Public Relations Intern will assist in developing content for the organization’s marketing channels, which include social media, web and print publications, emails, and event/branding collateral. The intern will learn and gain hands-on experience with media relations, content development and social media.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a non-profit organization working to feed, clothe, house and heal individuals and families in need. The organization has been providing services in central and northern Arizona since 1946. Programs include services for the homeless, medical and dental care for the working poor, charity dining rooms, thrift stores, a transitional housing shelter and general assistance for individuals in need. Learn more at http://www.stvincentdepaul.net

Class Standing: Junior or Senior

Responsibilities
•Assist with marketing materials, press releases and media relations.
•Coordinate social media presence for SVdP’s main accounts and thrift store accounts.
•Write, take photos and develop content for SVdP e-newsletter, blog and print newsletter with statewide circulation of 90,000
•Track and measure results of PR efforts.
•Occasional assistance on events and fundraisers.

Contact: Mary Chou Thompson

Summer/Fall 2018 Intern Trisolute Software – News Dashboard
Trisolute Software GmbH supports publishers over the world with the News Dashboard which helps them manage the chances and risks of the digital shift. The tool is split into two portions: The Action View shows how your published stories are currently performing in the Google News-related ranking types, while the KPI Dashboard allows you to explore your search visibility over time and compare it with competitors. Learn more at newsdashboard

We are looking for a U.S. intern.

What we expect
-Open, friendly and communicative personality.
-Strong motivation and personal engagement.
-Comfortable giving presentations and trainings across an organization.
-Interest in supporting and fostering a good relationship with News Dashboard customers.
-Contribute to new business ideas around the award-winning (U.S., UK, MENA, SEMY Search Awards) software tool with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas.
-Actively seek new sales opportunities.
-Some experience in data entry and Microsoft Office suite.
-Interest in journalism, communications and SEO are a plus.

What we offer
-A great tool from a successful German start-up for you to sell to happy customers.
-A huge knowledge base, and experience in global business.
-Flexible work schedule (20 hours per week), including working from home.
-Opportunities to advance within the company.

The successful candidate will be in the Phoenix metro area and have a laptop/computer and a smartphone. While the position is primarily remote, the intern will need to meet in person with the strategist once per week. This position will be approximately 20 hours per week, including evening and weekend availability.

We do not only love data, we also love diversity. Trisolute Software is an equal-opportunity employer.

Please send your resume and a cover letter to application@newsdashboard.com.

Summer 2018- V Digital Services- Content Associate Intern (PAID)

The content associate will perform various marketing duties for the Content Department including content marketing strategy, proofreading and editing. Part of this role is client-facing where you may present our approach to help the clients’ digital marketing efforts.

Responsibilities:
-Monitor & track progress of content deliverables from creation to delivery
-Assist in maintenance of overall client content calendar
-Facilitate communication with writers
-Heavy proofreading and editing duties
-Moderate content writing
-Data entry and other admin functions
-Audit client websites to identify content gaps and needs
-Work with SEO team members to devise content strategies
-Research competitors and conduct competitive analyses for clients
-Perform keyword research and relevancy research
-Manage website content, including creative content assets

Contact: Star Padilla

Summer 2018- Anderson Advertising Social Media Intern (PAID)

ANDERSON Advertising & PR is searching for our next Social Media intern.

Description:
As our intern, you will do real work for real clients, and we’ll pay you for your efforts. You’re treated as an equal member of the team; the only coffee you will fetch will be for yourself.

As a brand storyteller and social dynamo, you’ll provide hands-on support and gain valuable industry experience crafting and curating social media posts, monitoring industry trends and drafting performance reports.

Here’s all you need to be considered:
• Current college student working towards degree in a communications, public relations, journalism or marketing
• Impeccable writing and editing skills
• Proficient with various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter,
Instagram, etc.)
• Basic knowledge of Google Analytics and Facebook Insights
• Knowledge of Mac OS and all Microsoft Office programs
• Love of dogs

Apply at: https://anderson-adv.com/jobs/social-media-intern/

Fall 2018 Video Internship at New Leaf in Mesa (PAID)
The primary responsibility of the Videography Intern is to assist A New Leaf in capturing client, volunteer, and donor testimonials through video recordings. Interns will participate in the filming, editing, and producing of videos ranging from 15 seconds to 4 minutes, with the expectation of a professional final product for use on social media, email, and other digital platforms.Interns will gain extensive video production experience while helping change the lives of families and individuals in the Valley, providing critical services needed to lead to self-sufficiency. Donations made as a result of marketing efforts will go to A New Leaf’s homeless and domestic violence shelter programs.

Details:
This internship will require a time commitment of 15-20 hours per week, approximately two work days per week. Exact hours are flexible according to the intern’s class schedule.
Interns will perform work primarily in-office at our Mesa Philanthropy Office (2245 W Ella St. Mesa, AZ 85201), as well as from home. Interns will receive a $500 stipend upon successful conclusion of the internship.

Open: Currently Accepting Applications
Deadline: August 10th, 2018

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Tanner Swanson

Benefits of Internship:
Learn about the nonprofit industry as you support A New Leaf’s funding strategies, community services, and outreach efforts through video production.
Develop essential fundraising skills, marketing strategies, and video production techniques that are standard in the fundraising industry.
Work alongside nonprofit professionals with 20+ years of experience in marketing, with opportunities to work directly with A New Leaf’s contracted marketing firm, Scott Allen Creative.
Become an active member of our dynamic and creative team. We have a fun, past-paced environment with opportunity to share, collaborate, innovate, and celebrate success.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Interns will be expected to work closely with the Marketing Director and Annual Fund Administrator to create compelling video testimonials and stories.
In partnership with the Annual Fund Administrator and Director of Marketing, interns will develop a marketing strategy for seasonal video production needs (social media, events, etc.).
Produce a library of videos during the internship, ranging from 15 seconds to 4 minutes.
Interns will be provided with additional opportunities to cross train and learn the fundamentals of fundraising and the philanthropy industry as it relates to marketing and production.
Interns will also participate in a video production workshop with A New Leaf’s marketing firm.

Fall 2018 Arizona Capitol Times
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester freshmen-Graduate Student); experience with a publication
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

The intern will write stories for the Arizona Capitol Times weekly publication. The intern will be responsible for conducting research, interviewing sources, and writing stories. The intern will get first-hand experience in covering politics in Arizona. The work will range from basic breaking news stories to longer-term feature stories to taking photos.

Contact: Gary Grado
Location 1835 W. Adams, Phoenix

Fall 2018- Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting – (PAID) 
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently-enrolled JR.+ previous internship experience
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 hours/week
TYPE: PAID ($10.50/HR)

We are looking for an intern to conduct a semester-long reporting project into an issue of statewide concern, which will be published on AZCIR.org and shared with our media partners. Applicants should be prepared to discuss story ideas during their interview, though the subject of the reporting project will be determined by AZCIR’s editor.

Contact: Jim Small
Location 1001 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

Fall 2018- Cronkite Journal
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester freshman- graduate student)
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: STIPEND $300; MCO 294 credit only (Must register for credit)

This internship is for writers who want hands-on experience with print publications produced at the Cronkite School: The Cronkite Journal and Arizona PBS magazine. The Cronkite Journal magazine, an annual print and online magazine, is sent to students, families, supporters and alumni around the world. The Journal covers the school’s programs and accomplishments as well as notable work by Cronkite students, faculty and alumni. Arizona PBS magazine, a quarterly print magazine, is sent to Arizona PBS members, mostly located in Arizona. The magazine covers programming highlights as well as events, news and noteworthy members of the Arizona PBS community.

We are looking for students who can report and write to Cronkite School standards. The internship is appropriate for public relations and news editorial students. There are no set office hours and no car is required as most assignments take place within the school. You will get assignments and be expected to produce them on deadline. You’ll get one-on-one time with editor Katie Jones to edit and critique your work. You must be able to work independently, meet deadlines and develop multiple sources. Accuracy is a must.

CONTACT: Katie Jones
Location: Cronkite School

Fall 2018 Penn Ave/Global Affairs Unit Internship, ABC News DC Bureau (PAID)

The ABC News Pennsylvania Ave Unit covers the White House, Capitol Hill, Pentagon and the State Department. Our reporters and producers support all the major broadcasts and digital platforms, covering political events and the fallout from one of the most divisive elections in history. The Global Affairs Team in the Washington Bureau is responsible for working with Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz, covering issues of national security, the military, and diplomacy.

A day in the life…
You will be in the center of a constant news cycle, stemming from events on everything from White House and State Department briefings to Senate and House hearings.
• Assisting in the daily editorial research, reporting and writing for all platforms with special emphasis on digital
• Monitoring social content; locating and researching elements for broadcast pieces, placing reporting calls, and assisting our producers in the field at events/stakeouts
• Assisting with logging tape, and attending press conferences and hearings
• Helping with spot production – assisting on local shoots and in the edit room
• Opportunities exist for writing articles, and producing video shorts for dotcom/digital

What you bring to the role…
• Completed coursework in politics, international affairs, and current events and journalism
• Excellent research, writing and editing skills
• Strong editorial judgment and political news awareness
• Attention to detail
• Previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (broadcast and/or print)
• Strong proficiency with MS Office Suite including Word, Outlook, and Excel
• Basic digital editing skills
• Strong customer service skills
• Strong familiarity with social media news outlets

As well as…
•All candidates must be eligible to work in the US
•All candidates must be at least 18 years old
•All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months – OR – be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship
•All candidates must be available from September to December
•All candidates must be willing to work 20 hours/week
•All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
•All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session

Preferred Qualifications
•Preferred Junior or Senior, or a recent graduate within 6 months of graduation date
•Previous internship experience in a professional newsroom setting
•Prior experience generating story ideas and pitches
•Familiarity with CMS (content management systems)
•Knowledge/familiarity with major issues in politics and policy

Apply by June 15.

Fall 2018- Social & Assignment Desk Internship, ABC News, DC Bureau (PAID)

Within Assignment Desk, you will assist the on-duty Assignment Editor, which may include monitoring social media, running teleprompter, and providing editorial support for the field producers.

Within Social Media, you will support all shows and digital platforms daily and during breaking news situations, providing content and guidance about trends and breaking news. You will work closely with the team to find social content (photos and video) that can be sourced and verified for use. You may pitch and write stories based on this content. During breaking news, the Social Media team supports the news division, finding sources and eyewitnesses. You may also assist with producing a daily social note of interesting stories and trends.

A day in the life…
• Story research and pitching ideas
• Potentially writing articles (interviewing and/or covering events), and producing video shorts for dotcom/digital
• Attending press conferences and hearings
• Assisting with spot production – assisting on local shoots and in the edit room
• Setting up interviews
• Searching databases
• Logging and transcribing
• Video editing
• Coordinating and managing logistics for show guests
• Obtaining permission for material

What you bring to the role…
• A serious interest in broadcast journalism
• Sound written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Proficiency in non-linear video editing software (Adobe Premiere, AVID and/or Final Cut Pro)
• Previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print, digital, and/or broadcast); television, news and new media production; and/or television news script writing
• Strong familiarity with social media news outlets
• Strong customer service skills
• Above all, initiative is a strong component of a successful internship within the DC Bureau

As well as…
• All students must possess unrestricted work authorization
• All students must be at least 18 years old
• You must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months – OR – be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship.
• All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
• All candidates must be available from September to December
• All candidates must be willing to work 40 hours/week

Preferred Qualifications
• Strong research, writing and editing skills.
• Prior experience generating story ideas and pitches.
• Prior experience with social media management.
• Experience writing and/or reporting political coverage, and/or experience with campaigns.

Apply by June 15.

Fall 2018- “This Week with George Stephanopolous” Production Internship, ABC News DC Bureau (PAID)

“This Week with George Stephanopoulos” is ABC’s flagship public affairs program featuring newsmaker interviews, political analysis and debates on a wide range of issues.

A day in the life…
As an intern with “This Week” you are an integral part of the editorial team. Some of your responsibilities may include:
• Contributing ideas during editorial pitch meetings
• Curating background research for headliner interviews and roundtable segments
• Collaborating with our digital producer to produce content for digital and social media platforms
• Assisting with live show production on Sunday mornings, including guest greeting
• Transcribe prerecorded interviews
• Assist with field shoots and/or special events

What you bring to the role…
• A keen interest in politics and journalism
• A strong base of knowledge about politics and current events (domestic and international)
• Previous experience (academic or internship) related to broadcasting, reporting or writing news content
• Sharp editorial judgment
• Strong writing and editing skills
• Strong research skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Journalism or Political Science Majors

*Note: This internship requires working on weekends. All interested candidates must be able to work Friday, Saturday & Sunday.*

As well as…
•All candidates must be eligible to work in the US
•All candidates must be at least 18 years old
•All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months – OR – be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship
•All candidates must be available from September to December
•All candidates must be willing to work 32 hours/week (Thursday-Sunday)
•All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
•All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session

Preferred Qualifications
•Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year
•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
•Demonstrated interest in journalism (print and/or broadcast) via academic coursework or previous internship experience
•Previous experience (academic or internship) related to reporting or writing news content
•Previous experience (academic or internship) in editing for publications
•Previous experience (academic or internship) in pitching stories/ideas for review
•Demonstrated interest (academic or internship) in political discourse/political studies
•Previous experience (academic or internship) with in-depth research, news or political

Apply by June 15.

Fall 2018- Justice/Transportation Unit Internship, ABC News DC Bureau (PAID)

The Justice and Homeland Security team is headed by Correspondent Pierre Thomas, and covers criminal justice, crime, and terrorism stories for all ABC News platforms.

The Transportation and Agencies team is headed by Correspondent David Kerley, and covers transportation and the federal agencies for all ABC News platforms.

A day in the life…
• Work under the direction of the unit producers
• Assist with researching stories, setting up interviews, pitching story ideas, logging tapes, and occasionally assisting out in the field on shoots
• Assisting the correspondents with day-of-air stories and long-term projects

What you bring to the role…
• Demonstrated interest in journalism, and reporting and/or intern experience in a newsroom
Strong proficiency with MS Office Suite including Word, Outlook, and Excel
• Basic digital editing skills
• Strong customer service skills
• Strong familiarity with social media news outlets

As well as…
•All candidates must be eligible to work in the US
•All candidates must be at least 18 years old
•All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months – OR – be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship
•All candidates must be available from September to December
•All candidates must be willing to work 20 hours/week
•All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
•All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session

Preferred Qualifications
•Journalism, English, or criminal justice majors
•Courses taken in producing/writing/editing (Preditor) a plus.
•Previous internship experience in a professional newsroom setting.
•Strong research, writing and editing skills; preferably experience within print or online publications, or for television
broadcast
•Previous experience and/or coursework in television production
•Proficiency in non-linear, digital video editing (Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, and/or AVID)
•Experience with DV camera operations
•Prior experience generating story ideas and pitches

Additional Information
This position is with: American Broadcast Companies, Inc
Compensation: Intern positions are paid employment opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability

Apply by June 15.

Fall 2018 NewsOne Internship, ABC News DC Bureau (PAID)

NewsOne is the affiliate news service of ABC News. NewsOne provides complete, round-the-clock coverage of news and sports to ABC affiliated stations, domestic programs and news organizations, foreign news agencies, as well as ABC News programs.

A day in the life…
You will gain hands on experience working in a digital newsroom and taking part in the newsgathering efforts for network news.
• Assist correspondents and producers in the production of reporter packages for the ABC TV affiliates.
• Monitor and log Washington news events, including Congressional hearings, briefings, and news conferences.
• Edit video summaries of the events you log using our Avid edit system. Write scripts for each item you cut, and provide production and lower-thirds information.
• Handle phone calls from affiliates and Washington-based domestic and international clients of ABC News, and provide guidance and/or video services in response to these calls.
• Have the opportunity to spend a day in the ABC News White House and Pentagon offices.
• Work in the field with ABC News staffers on remote broadcasts at outside locations including Capitol Hill

What you bring to the role…
• A specific interest in politics and government
• Basic digital editing skills
• Strong customer service skills
• Strong familiarity with social media news outlets
• Strong proficiency with MS Office Suite including Word, Outlook, and Excel

As well as…
•All candidates must be eligible to work in the US
•All candidates must be at least 18 years old
•All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months – OR – be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship
•All candidates must be available from September to December
•All candidates must be willing to work 24 hours/week
•All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
•All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session

Preferred Qualifications
•Preferred Junior or Senior, or a recent graduate within 6 months of graduation date
•Courses taken in producing/writing/editing (Preditor) a plus.
•Previous internship experience in a professional newsroom setting.
•Strong research, writing and editing skills; preferably experience within print or online publications, or for television
broadcast
•Previous experience and/or coursework in television production
•Proficiency in non-linear, digital video editing (Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, and/or AVID)
•Experience with DV camera operations
•Prior experience generating story ideas and pitches

Additional Information
This position is with: American Broadcast Companies, Inc
Compensation: Intern positions are paid employment opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability

Apply by June 15.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Respectability National Leadership Fellowship
Applications are being accepted for the fall 2018 Respectability National Leadership Fellowship program. The fellowship is for nine weeks between August and December 2018 and is open to both current students and recent graduates. The DEADLINE for fall 2018 applications is August 1, 2018, but applicants will be considered on a rolling basis.

Learn more about the Fellowship.

Specific information about the Communications Fellowships is available. We also offer Fellowships in public policy, nonprofit management and faith inclusion.

 

CONTESTS

Photography Contest- Downtown Phoenix Hampton Inn
We’re looking for photographs of the new downtown Phoenix Hampton Inn hotel. It could be an outside shot at dusk or dawn, something in the lobby like our gold dog, a shot of guests eating breakfast, whatever they would like. People are ok, architecture, whatever.

We’d like the picture to be framed so it can be displayed on easels during the Grand Opening. Size wise, we’d like it to be 11” x 14” or larger. It can be black & white or color.

Access to the hotel is available whenever they would like to come over, they can stop by the front desk and ask for the manager on duty if they want access to a floor or hotel room for their photos. Otherwise, the hotel is open 24 hrs a day for them to access the lobby, fitness center, etc.

The submissions are due Friday, July 6 by 3 pm. The photos will be displayed during the Grand Opening and guests will vote for their favorite. The winner will be announced and gift given either that day or the next day.

Winner would be given a $500 Visa Gift Card to use as they would like.

Questions? Contact Mary Young

Video Contest
For the third straight year, The Emergency Dentists USA is offering $1500 in scholarship money to students of all majors in college.

For this years scholarship, students are asked to Tell us (or act out for us) what superpower you would love to have and how you would use it to help create better dental health in all people! This is a video submission contest, and we are looking for the most creative and innovative ideas that focus on entertaining us.

You can read more about the contest rules and instructions.

The deadline for submissions has been extended to July 1, 2018 with scholarships awarded on August 1, 2018.

 

PART-TIME MEDIA-RELATED JOBS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Sports Production Positions at ASU for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019  (PAID)

The sports production positions pay by the game and include a crew call of a few hours before the start of the game. Make some extra money, be around ASU sports and make invaluable connections in the sports production world.

Camera Operator
·Set-up cameras
·Man and operate cameras during games and events
·Troubleshoot technical issues
·Follow direction from producer and/or technical director
·Other duties as assigned

Director/Technical Director
·Operate switcher in control room
·Call for specific camera shots, replays, or playback and route to appropriate output channel
·Work with game producer to execute event script
·Other duties as assigned

Replay Operator
·Operate Ross Mira Abacas system to record and play back
·Provide playback to director/technical director upon request
·Follow event script
·Troubleshoot technical issues
·Other duties as assigned

ProPresenter Operator
·Operate ProPresenter as outlined on event script
·Provide static or motion graphics to director/technical director upon request
·Take direction from event producer and/or director to ensure execution of sponsor and traditional event elements
·Organize graphics for event
·Other duties as assigned

Ross xPression Operator
·Operate CG as outlined on event script
·Provide elemental or score bugs to director/technical director upon request
·Take direction from event producer and/or director to ensure execution of sponsor and traditional event elements
·Organize graphics for event
·Other duties as assigned

Grip/Utility
·Assist camera operators with set up
·Assist camera operators with cable management
-Opportunities to learn and operate camera
·Opportunities to learn and operate other control room positions
·Other duties as assigned

Resumes, CL & References should be submitted by June 22 to:

BRETT AUSBROOKS
PRODUCER – ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

Freelance Writer- Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)

GPEC is seeking a local freelance contributing writer who is interested in writing in a wide range of topics that include all things Greater Phoenix – economic development, investor events, workforce trends, tech, startups, arts and culture, etc. The writer will help contribute to the blog section of the organization’s website and will be expected to provide a minimum of one post per week.

The writer will be also compensated for their work on a per-blog basis, based on the length of assignment and level of research required.

Job Responsibilities
• Develop and contribute blog posts on a weekly basis
• Content should be supported by visuals (can take photos or request from marketing/communications team)
• Content should be consistent with our organization’s voice, style and tone
• Word count should be ~400-500 words. We may request some blogs to be longer in length.

Desired Qualifications
• Completed or currently pursuing a BA or BS in journalism, broadcast media, or similar field is a plus
• Strong AP style writing skills • Writing skills that enable you to write a blog on a given topic in a clear, informative, and fun style
• Ability to receive and incorporate feedback into work
• Ability to work on a deadline while maintaining a high quality of work
• Detailed-oriented and willing to work on a range of blog topics
• Previous blogging experience is a plus

To get a better understanding of the writing we’re looking for here are a few examples of what we like:
• Ambassador Event Recap: Selecting Greater Phoenix
• Top 3 Takeaways from GPEC’s Ambassador Asset Tour
• Wearable robotics are changing the world, one exoskeleton at a time
• Exclusive: An inside look at Arizona Cybersecurity Warfare Range

Application Information: Qualified candidates should respond by sending a short cover letter, confidential resume and a link to writing samples to jpham@gpec.org

We’ll reach out to qualified candidates and invite you to write a trial post for our blog. If the messaging, tone and style is in alignment with our brand, GPEC will compensate you to publish and you may then be invited to sign an agreement as a regular contributor. If it is determined that the post is not a fit, you will be alerted and then will be afforded the full rights to use the post anywhere else.

 

Pac-12 Network Live Sports Production August 2018- May 2019 (PAID)
The Pac-12 Network broadcasts about 40 games a year on the ASU campus between August and May. If you are interested in working in sports or sports production and want to be considered for the student production pool in the new school year, please send an email by July 13 to express your interest. Send it to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu and include: (1) Your name, email and cell phone (2) Your class standing in the fall 2018 semester (3) The sports you are very familiar with because you played it, officiated it, coached it or religiously watched it. (4) The extent of your broadcast production experience These positions pay between $12-15/hour.

 

Volunteer Feature Writer- Sun Devil Club
As a Feature Writer, you will have the opportunity to write profile features highlighting Sun Devil Athletics donors. You will focus on the donor’s connection to Sun Devil Athletics and their philanthropic commitment to the Sun Devil Club and the power and impact it has on our student-athletes.

The features will be posted with a byline on the Sun Devil Club website (Sundevilclub.com) and will be used in monthly email communications that touch over 8,000 Sun Devil Club members and semi-annual emails that touch 100-150 members. We will also use the features throughout the year on social media.

Subjects and/or storylines will often be programmed, but you will have opportunities to be creative and create your own.

Each feature should be 400-500 words and you would be expected to write 10-15 stories per semester. You will also be responsible for researching, interviewing the subject, writing and editing the feature.

Contact Jacque Blaser