Opportunities 9.9.11

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Media Career Night V
Thursday Sep. 15 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
AE England Building 424 N. Central Ave. in Phoenix
(Right across Central Ave. from the front door of the Cronkite School)

This event is recommended for anyone serious about a career in the media.

It’s just a few days away.

Come learn about the many career options in the media when nearly 60 professionals representing dozens of local companies gather in one room to answer your questions about public relations, social media, broadcasting, writing, digital journalism, sports, news, entertainment, business and much more.

Confirmed participants:
The Phoenix Suns, The Arizona Diamondbacks, ASU Athletics, KJZZ(NPR) Radio, Clear Channel Radio, 12 News, 3 News, CBS 5 News, ABC 15 News, Fox 10, Univision, Fox Sports Arizona, Arizona Capitol Television, Entravision, AIA365.com, Phoenix 11, The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com, College Times, Arizona Highways Magazine, Arizona Capitol Times, EmpowHER, Desert Living/Scoop Factory, Green Living AZ Magazine, SB Nation, Arcadia News, Media That Deelivers, Cities West Publications, Barclay Communications, Knoodle, Donor Network of Arizona, David & Sam PR, R&R Partners, The Reynolds Center for Business Journalism and Cronkite Global Initiatives (if you interested in studying abroad or finding an international internship).

For freshmen: This is your time to explore career options.
For sophomores and juniors: This is your time to learn about internship availabilities.
For seniors: This is your time to ask about jobs, preparing for the workforce and the status of hiring this year.

You do not have to RSVP. Come when you want and leave when you want. Go table to table to find out what internship or job opportunities might be available. You are encouraged to visit for at least 30 minutes anytime between 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Dress code is business casual. Hope to see you there and please bring your friends.

The Cronkite-NBC internship in New York City
If you want to intern at NBC in New York City in the spring 2012 semester, please submit an application by October 3, 2011. The requirements and application instructions are listed here http://cronkite.asu.edu/assets/pdf/nbc_news_internships_spring_2012

Everything You Wanted To Know About Internships… But Were Afraid to Ask
If you want to learn more about the general internship application process, please join me for a Q/A session on Friday, September 16 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. in Cronkite #252.
This information session is highly recommended for first-year students (freshmen, transfer students) and anyone else who wants information about our upcoming internship interview days.

If you cannot make the Friday September 16 session, there will be one more Q/A session on Sunday, September 18 at 3:00 p.m. in Cronkite #252.

Please RSVP to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu Please note the session you are planning to attend.

INTERNSHIPS

Sports Writers and Videographers Needed
The PAC-12 conference is looking to add more students to the Pac-12 roster of writers and video producers.

The students will get exposure on our website www.pac12.org, which will be growing into a much broader platform when the Pac-12 Network and Digital Network gets launched in August 2012. There will certainly be times when we use information in these stories to pitch feature ideas to national outlets. Last year, one of our student writers did a story on a University of Washington women’s golfer that ultimately turned into a feature by USA Today.

If you’re interested in participating please send an email to Kirk Reynolds at kreynolds@pac-12.org and we will tailor a plan around their schedules. We will edit stories to make sure they fit on the conference website.

Public Relations/Marketing/Design Internships Available
We are a fast-paced, cutting edge public relations and marketing firm seeking interns for the fall and spring semesters. If you are looking to sit back and answer phones for your internship, don’t apply here. Up Agency has many events coming and this will be your chance to learn how to work on large accounts. Some of our accounts include Barrett-Jackson, Four Peaks Brewery, M Culinary and Frutkin Law. Up Agency is located on Mill Ave. in the Brickyard building. Schedules are flexible. Please send resumes and inquiries to: Tiffany@writetoup.com

CONTACT:
Tiffany Jarratt-Shultz
UP AGENCY | PRINCIPAL/PUBLICIST
OFFICE: 480.275.8888

Video Production Internship (Unpaid)
Key Grip Media Productions is looking for a detail-oriented, energetic go-getter to join
us as an intern on our video production team. This is an opportunity to work for an
independent video production company on a variety of projects including: television
commercials, corporate videos, and various web-based projects. You will work
closely with our producer/editor and on-camera talent / guests. This is an opportunity
to assist in all aspects of pre-production, production and postproduction.

Responsibilities:
Assisting in the coordination of video shoots
Serving as a production assistant and grip on set
Coordinating tapes and logs
Digitizing footage in the postproduction process
You will also assist with day-to-day in-house needs
-Maintaining video library -Filing
-Archiving -Basic Administrative

CONTACT: Chris Richardson
cr@keygrip1.com
KEY GRIP Media Productions
16000 N. 80th Street, Suite E
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(In the airpark)

Marketing & Public Relations- The Phoenix Art Museum
Spring 2012

Education: Current undergraduate or recent graduate
Major/area(s) of study: Marketing, public relations, communications or related field

Primary purpose: To perform communications, marketing and public relations tasks to support the marketing department. To provide day-to-day support for both the marketing director and public relations manager including assisting with special projects, task management, and various research and writing assignments.

Essential functions:
1. Draft and edit press materials.
2. Monitor media coverage. Compile media reports and organize press clippings.
3. Prepare and maintain media lists and press kits.
4. Assist with proactive and reactive media-relations queries.
5. Research assigned issues, news stories, media monitoring and competitors.
6. Assist with social media efforts and website updates.
7. Assist with marketing events.
8. Continue outreach and development for the concierge program.
9. Distribute Museum collateral to Valley organizations when needed.
10. Other duties as required.

Special skills/physical requirements: Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects on tight deadlines are mandatory. Strong interpersonal, written/verbal communication skills; a thorough knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Power Point and basic internet skills (posting to blogs, etc); analytical skills are musts. Candidates should be assertive and highly motivated.
Other comments: This intern requires a background check. The marketing intern should have a sincere desire for a career in the marketing or public relations industry. Preference is given to graduate students, graduating seniors and upper-level undergraduates.

For more information, http://www.phxart.org/employment/internshipannouncement.php

Public Relations Internship
Need an intern to assist me in my boutique PR firm. I own a full service entertainment PR firm. My clients run the gamut from musicians to festivals and entertainment related businesses. I work regularly with national media, the music industry and trade publications. I am seeking an intern for this semester to assist in the following areas: Internet research, updating & seek out media contacts, compiling lists, writing & servicing press releases, presenting clips, analyzing success & media placements. I am looking for a person with strength in the following areas: : great command of the english language, organization, Internet savvy, eye for detail, mac user and be able to juggle multiple tasks in a timely fashion.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in the field of communications. I am a very small business and thus the opportunity to be exposed to real life experience is greatly increased.

I have been in the PR field for over 15 years beginning my career at the famed Rogers & Cowan firm in NYC and have been running my own firm since 1998. I have flown all over the world representing different types of clients and can offer a well rounded experience for the right person.

CONTACT:
andrea kramer dias
akmi entertainment
kramer67@mac.com
press@GOVIBES.com
office 480 459 5740
mobile 602 617 8640
Gathering of the Vibes

212Access.com
Looking for a writing Internship? 212Access.com produces original videos, articles and blogs on the NYC scene. We’re looking for an intern to write magazine-style features on topics that are entertaining and fun. Some of our popular articles have included: What Guys Want in a Woman, What a Woman’s Drink Says, The World of Warhol and How to Get a Second Date.

You don’t have to live in NYC for this Internship. If interested, please send your resume and clips to Mark_Macias@hotmail.com. This internship is unpaid but college credit can apply.”

Public Relations Internship Arizona State Parks
Need a couple of students that could use their writing skills to prepare collateral, do social national and international digital media to identify potential exhibitors and sponsors. Develop databases of attendees in prior years and prepare material that would go to them on a scheduled basis, like an e-newsletter.

PR students could help us with preparing a strategic marketing plan and help implement that plan. We are working on a collaborative website which is really cool and the students could learn how to use that website as well.

CONTACT:
Ellen Bilbrey, Public Infor. Officer
Arizona State Parks
ebilbrey@azstateparks.gov
1300 W. Washington Phx, AZ 85007
602-542-1996 cell 602-228-8518
www.AZStateParks.com

Music Instrument Museum Media Relations Intern
2011–2012 academmic year

Hours and compensation: MIM will work with interns to create a schedule that fits the needs of both the student and the department. Interns will be compensated at $7.35 per hour. Candidates for this position should be able to work approximately 10––15 hours per week.

Position Summary: MIM seeks an intern to work alongside its Media Relations team on various aspects of media relations for the MIM Music Theater including: media relations strategy, media research and outreach, community group research and outreach, artist relations, relationship building, copy writing, and collateral development.

Responsibilities:
Assist in the management of theater media relations, identifying opportunities and strategies and implementing tactics,research upcoming artists to develop comprehensive media outreach plans, organize materials for upcoming concerts including artist bios, photos, and additional media
collateral,develop social media copy to promote upcoming concerts, maintain media database,update editorial report with all concert mentions,oversee calendar submissions for all concert activities,
monitor concert ticket sales and implement action plans for distressed inventories, assist in the development, proofing, and approvals of current and newly‐developed concert collateral,identify partners appropriate for MIM concerts, participate in meetings with marketing and media partners monitor and track websites and social media communications for MIM and other Valley arts and cultural organizations, recommend content.

Qualifications:
-Current student enrolled in an accredited degree program
-Self‐starter demonstrating initiative,, flexibility, ann resourcefulness Able to work both
independently and with supervision
-Well organized and able to manage details efficiently
-Able to work effectively in a fast‐paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines
-Excellent research and writing skills
-Strong verbal communication skills
-Knowledge of local media outlets
-Proficient in MS Office
-Previous media relations experience, interest in media relations activities, and desire to
pursue a career in media relations preferred
-Background in music a plus

Educational Objectives:
– Gain professional media relations experience at an exciting, new nonprofit organization
-Gain experience working with customers (numerous internal departments and external customers and suppliers)
-Participate in media relations strategy, concept, development, and implementation
processes
-Strengthen understanding of successful media outreach methods
-Become familiar with non‐profit, specifically museum, administration practices  Improve written and oral communication skills

Application Instructions:
Visit http://www.theMIM.org/contact/internships for complete application details. Applicants should submit a writing sample in addition to a cover letter, transcripts, and a completed MIM Internship application form (available on the website).
Direct any questions to intern@theMIM.org. No phone calls please.

Summer 2012 Internships at Time Inc.

Time Inc. publishes the following magazines: Time, People, In Style, Fortune, Health and Sports Illustrated.

To learn more about the application process:
http://www.timeinc.com/careers/campusrecruiting.php

Summer 2012 Internships at Wenner Media
Wenner Media publishes Rolling Stone, US Weekly and Men’s Journal.
http://www.rollingstone.com/services/contactus

PART-TIME PAID or VOLUNTEER MEDIA POSITIONS

Hockey PBP Announcer
We are looking for an announcer for our weekend home games for the Phoenix Knights Jr A Hockey team. This is a fast paced, high caliber hockey level that, like most teams, broadcasts its games using the FastHockey internet streaming service.

Responsibilities/Duties:
-Pre-game announcements prior to puck drop
-Play by play and color during all three periods (the whole game)
-21 home games

o Typically Friday, Saturday nights 6:30-9:00; Sundays 11:00am-1:30

o Possibility of playoffs at end of season (maybe 4 additional games)

-Most games at Polar Ice in Chandler (Ray and I-10); a few at Polar Ice Gilbert (Knox and SanTan)

-Desired: someone with hockey knowledge and play by play but we are flexible

-$20-$40 per game based on interview and experience

Also, we may need someone to operate the video camera during the same times. Possibly $20-40 per game based on interview and experience.

CONTACT: Richard Caruso
Phoenix Knights Junior A Hockey Club
Assistant General Manager
mailto:goaliedog@cox.net
Rich’s Cell: 949.922.0219
Home #: 480.655.6641
http://www.arizonahockeyunion.com/

Community Relations Assistant
Phoenix Union High School District is a 9-12th-grade public school district serving a diverse enrollment of 25,000 students with 16 schools. This person will assist the District community relations office (located at 4502 N. Central Ave.) involving internal and external communications, media relations, marketing and special events.

Primary Functions:
• Updates website content and assists in social media efforts
• Assists in preparation of publications (flyers, booklets, posters, newsletters, brochures, banners, etc.)
• Assists with organization and planning of District events
• Provides clerical support (recording-keeping, inventory and supply orders)
• Prepares and handles department mailings as needed
• Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Excellent computer skills to include desktop publishing/design
• Organized, attention to detail
• Ability to work independently and learn quickly
• Outstanding customer service skills

Optional Skills:
• Bilingual (Spanish)
• Experience working with Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
• Experience with technology-based communication (podcasts, video streaming, video production)
• Experience with digital photography and equipment

Flexible hours, approx. 20 hours a week
$9.18 an hour

Contact Renee Ryon, ryon@phoenixunion.org or Craig Pletenik cpletenik@phoenixunion.org or call (602) 764-1530 for an application.

New Media / Social Media
Clearskin Institute of Laser Aesthetics www.clearskininstitute.com is seeking a student or recent graduate to fill a part-time position developing social media content, and establishing a strong web-based presence for the business among target audiences using Facebook Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and other social media channels. Clearskin operates three separate divisions which include – laser aesthetics treatments for affluent clientele; laser aesthetics trainings for aspiring aestheticians and physicians who manage laser aesthetics practices; and laser equipment sales. The selected candidate will have a “resume building” opportunity to help plan, develop and execute social media campaigns with measurable results. Pay is $10/hour with a minimum of 20 hours per week. The work schedule is negotiable depending on the individual’s availability.
Interested candidates can send resumes to kathy@phxmed.com. For more information, call Kathy Metcalf at (602) 821-4673.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

With a new school year starting, we wanted to remind you about the benefits of student membership in the Broadcast Education Association (BEA).

Did you know that undergraduate and graduate students at BEA member institutions can become BEA members at NO cost? Student members can apply for one of the ten BEA National Scholarships in Broadcasting, enter the BEA Festival of Media Arts competition in the fall, the BEA/NABEF Freedom of Speech PSA Competition each spring, and participate in the Student Research in Progress Competition that takes place in Las Vegas. Students will receive information about internships and special offers from a variety of BEA partnering organizations, and will be eligible for the member discount to attend BEA’s annual convention and the NAB Show in Las Vegas.

Join BEA directly online. Use the discount code: Instu-66 on the online form to receive your free BEA student membership. http://www.beaweb.org/studentmembers.html

SCHOLARSHIPS

BEA is the professional development association for professors, industry professionals and students involved in teaching and research related to radio, television, and other electronic media. BEA administers fourteen scholarships annually, to honor broadcasters and the electronic media profession. The BEA Two Year Award is for study at member schools offering only freshman and sophomore instruction, or for use at a four-year member school by a graduate of a BEA two-year campus. All other scholarships are awarded to juniors, seniors and graduate students at BEA Member institutions.

Scholarships will be awarded for full-time degree work FOR THE FULL ACADEMIC YEAR. One semester grants are NOT made. Scholarships must be used exclusively for tuition, student fees, university bookstore course purchases, dormitory and related items eligible to be charged to a student’s official campus account. Current scholarship holders are not eligible for reappointment in the year following their award. All scholarships must be applied to study at a campus where at least one department is a BEA institutional member. You can go to www.beaweb.org to verify if your campus is a member or call 202.429.3935.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:
The applicant should be able to show substantial evidence of superior academic performance and potential to be an outstanding electronic media professional. There should be compelling evidence that the applicant possesses high integrity and a well-articulated sense of personal and professional responsibility.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Obtain the official application forms from your campus faculty or download them at www.beaweb.org. The forms ask for personal and academic data and transcripts, broadcast and other experience, a written statement of goals, and supportive statements from three references, one of which must be an electronic media faculty member.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS:
BY CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON
OCTOBER 12, 2011

NO FAXED OR E-MAILED MATERIAL WILL BE ACCEPTED
To request additional information you may contact:
Broadcast Education Association (BEA)
1771 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-2891
BEAMemberServices@nab.org or call 202.429.3935

List of BEA Scholarships

WALTER S. PATTERSON
Two scholarships; $1,750 each
Study toward a career in RADIO – Sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters

ALEXANDER M. TANGER
One scholarship; $5,000
Study any area of broadcasting – Sponsored by Alexander M. Tanger

TWO YEAR/COMMUNITY COLLEGE BEA AWARD
Two scholarships; $1,500 each
For study at a BEA 2-year/community college, or at a BEA
4-year institution by a graduate of a BEA 2-year campus

ABE VORON
One scholarship; $5,000
Study toward a career in RADIO- Sponsored by the Abe Voron Committee

VINCENT T. WASILEWSKI
One scholarship; $2,500
Graduate students only. Study any area of broadcasting
Sponsored by Patrick Communications, LLC

JOHN BAYLISS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
One Scholarship; $1,500
Study towards a career in Radio – Sponsored by the John Bayliss Foundation

RICHARD EATON FOUNDATION AWARD
One scholarship; $1,500
Study any area of broadcasting – Sponsored by The Richard Eaton Foundation

JAMES S. GILMORE JR. SCHOLARSHIP
One scholarships; $1,250
Study any area of broadcasting – Sponsored by the James S. Gilmore Jr. Endowment

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