Opportunities 1.12.12

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Meet The Pros- KPNX-TV (NBC)
January 19, Thursday at 6:15 p.m.
Cronkite #314

Professionals from Channel 12 (NBC) in Phoenix will discuss their career paths in TV news, production, programming & weather. If you’re thinking of a career in any of these areas, come spend some time meeting these pros! Jimmy John’s sandwiches will be served as well. Get there on time or even early to make sure you get a bite to eat.

Guests include: Hailey Frances (Reporter and Cronkite alumna), Rob Carlmark (Weatherman) and Heather Gray (Director of Production and Programming).

Sponsored by the student chapter of RTDNA (Radio Television Digital News Association).

Cronkite Study Abroad Programs- summer 2012
Application deadline is March 1, 2012
If you are interested in any of the following Cronkite study abroad programs, we highly recommend that you attend one of the information sessions on either Monday, January 23 at 5:00 p.m. or on Thursday, January 26 at 2:00 p.m. Both sessions will be held in Cronkite conference room #444.

The leaders for each Cronkite School study abroad program will be in attendance- so will the ASU Study Abroad Office reps. This is your time to ask questions about costs, course credit, air fare, accommodations, general trip itineraries, etc. Please make plans to attend either or both of the one hour meetings.

International Business Journalism: Chinese Perspective
Beijing & Shanghai
May 5-19

Meet major media and business leaders of China. Students will socialize with Chinese students in both cities and participate in a high visibility multimedia project about China.
Contact: Andrew Leckey
andrew.leckey@businessjournalism.org

Old Empires, New Media
London, Paris and Barcelona
June 7-25

Visit leading news organizations in three of Europe’s most historic and scenic capitals. Led by Dr. Silcock and assisted by Career Services Director Michael Wong, students will study the changing media landscape and do multimedia reporting on their experiences.
Contact: Dr. Bill Silcock
bsilcock@asu.edu

Covering the Summer Olympics
London

July 24-August 13
Cover the Summer Olympics in London for Cronkite News. Students will receive limited press credentials and will do multimedia reporting on the flurry of Olympic activities.
Contact: Asst. Dean Mark Lodato
mlodato@asu.edu or Greg Boeck gregory.boeck@asu.edu

Cronkite-NBC Internships In New York City
Spend a summer in New York interning at NBC. The Cronkite School has two internships there this summer. The deadline to apply is February 24. See more at this link. http://tiny.cc/pkrka

ESPN at the Cronkite School
Save the date! Learn more about summer internships and careers at ESPN. Recruiters from ESPN will be at the Cronkite School on February 7, 2012. The ESPN Q/A session will be held in the First Amendment Forum beginning at 6:00 p.m. Tell a friend, a roommate or a classmate.

Internship Interview Dates for summer and fall 2012
Each semester, we bring 25-35 local companies to campus to interview students for internship positions. It is an opportunity to interview with multiple companies in one location and many students find good internships this way. The dates of the interview days are below. Please make sure they are on your calendar. Please note: the interviews are for both summer and fall 2012 internships in Phoenix.

Public Relations Internships
Friday, March 2
AE England Building (424 N. Central Ave.- across the street from the Cronkite School)
8:30 a.m. – 2:30p.m.

Broadcast Internships
Friday, March 30
AE England Building (424 N. Central Ave.- across the street from the Cronkite School)
8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Publications/Writing Internships
Friday, April 6
AE England Building (424 N. Central Ave.- across the street from the Cronkite School)
8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Internship Applications
If you want to participate in any of the internship interview days or if you’re planning to work a summer or fall 2012 internship, you must submit a new application. Applications can be found in the student resource center on the second floor of the Cronkite School. Please note: starting with all fall 2012 internships, in order to be eligible for JMC 484 level credit, students must have completed JMC 305 (online media) in addition to the other prerequisites as noted on the application.

Application deadlines are:
February 1 for PR and Broadcast Internships
February 29 for Publications/Writing Internships
Please make note of these important dates.

INTERNSHIPS
Spring

ASU Media Relations Photographer
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

We are offering an unpaid internship and will take several interns per semester. Duties would be shooting several assignments a week, depending on the interns schedule and Media Relations needs. Some night work would be required since we cover sports as well as other events. There will be critique sessions every week, either in person, phone or by email, with the goal to help the interns make better photos. The primary use of photos will be in the Week in Review photo gallery and our new weekly sports gallery for the Gameday website, but the images will be used for many different purposes throughout the University. We need photographers who can make interesting photos from visually marginal situations in generally challenging lighting conditions. This would be a good training ground for those interested in news photography. The staff photographer is a former news shooter and the asu.edu news operation functions much like a newsroom.

CONTACT: Tom Story ASU Media Relations
Thomas.story@asu.edu

AZFrontRow Magazine
Interns will be mentored by editorial staff and assist in staff meetings, organizing story ideas, editing copy, generating monthly budget, and help with designing the magazine. Interns will assist in office duties as needed. Duties range from taking calls, managing mail service and stocking magazine booths. Interns are expected to attend media events, press conferences and interview subjects related to professional sports in Phoenix and surrounding areas.

CONTACT: Omar Marquez
omar@azfrontrow.com
602-503-5555

Location: 130 N. Central Ave. #205
Phoenix

Green Living AZ Magazine
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: JR+ only and JMC 301 completed
HOURS: MINIMUM 18 HRS/WEEK (over 2 days)
TYPE: UNPAID

Writer/Researcher
Interested in sustainability and all things GREEN? Green Living AZ Magazine is looking for an energetic and positive lifestyle research intern. Great opportunity to get published and break into the green media market! The Job • Work directly with Editor-in-Chief and editorial staff • Work directly with writers • Gather content for columns in the magazine such as Green Kids, Simplify, Cool and Outrageous Stuff, etc. • Research future content • Build library of content on all topics green
The Qualifications
• Research oriented • Contemporary style • Work behind the scenes • Coachable, bring positive energy to the environment, collaborative style, reliable • Execute deliverables under deadline • Copyediting experience • Multidisciplinary major a plus (Journalism/Sustainability) • Juniors/Seniors required
Time Commitment
• Work remotely 16-20 hours per week. What does it mean to Live Green? Here at Green Living, we want to help you find that answer. We are here to provide insightful tips and stories about greening your livable space, health & wellness, children, pets, outdoor living, food and environmental education. Changing behavior toward our precious resources and toward a more sustainable lifestyle does not happen overnight. You, whether large or small, have the power to make a difference.

Please review our magazine before submitting. Send resume and samples of work to tishin@greenlivingaz.com

Jewish News
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

This 15-week-minimum unpaid internship will be in exchange for hands-on experience at the Jewish News. You do not have to be Jewish to write for us.
• Assignments:
• News briefs
• Writing news stories, feature stories and profiles
• Taking photos
• Learning AP Style

Compensation: Class credit as determined by intern’s school. No financial compensation, except for reimbursement for pre-approved mileage when on assignment.

CONTACT: Josh Sayles, Staff Writer
602-870-9470

LOCATION: 1625 E. Northern Ave. – Suite 106

Virgo Publishing
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: SO+ with completion of JMC 201; Previous internship experience or campus publications required
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: PAID ($8/hr)

VIRGO Publishing is a business-to-business publisher that produces 18 trade journals within four topics: medical, health and nutrition, communications, and business solutions. VIRGO has more than 20 years experience in the business-to-business industry. Each department (medical, health and nutrition, communications, and business solutions) seeks one intern. The intern will copy edit, conduct research, write news stories and articles, and help with other projects. This internship will give students the chance to delve deeply into one topic and to see how the work culture and opportunities of trade journalism differ from the offerings of consumer media.

CONTACT: Michelle Beaver mbeaver@vpico.com
Location: 3300 N. central Ave., Phoenix

ZION & ZION
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: JR+ ONLY; WILL CONSIDER SOPHOMORE WITH PREVIOUS RELEVANT INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

Zion & Zion is Phoenix’s leading full service marketing, advertising, public relations and social media firm. We currently hold Number One PR Firm in the Phoenix Business Journal Book of Lists, Number Three Ad Agency in Ranking Arizona and Number One Social Media Firm in Arizona Foothills Magazine. We were also in the top 5 for Best Places to Work for the Phoenix Business Journal. We take pride on the highly creative and innovative aspects of our capabilities, all the while incorporating the analytics and business strategy to ensure our clients’ success. Our agency provides marketing strategy, advertising, public relations, graphic design and web development. Located at 464 S. Farmer Ave Suite 105 Tempe, we are within walking distance from ASU.

Zion & Zion is currently accepting resumes for the position of Public Relations and Social Media Intern. If hired, this position would require at least 15 hours a week and your enrollment in a University with a degree being pursued in Journalism & Mass Communications focused on public relations. Duties would include tracking media hits, drafting releases, producing and issuing media alerts, creating social media campaigns, implementing client social media accounts, creating fact sheets and media kits, producing client meeting summaries, attending client meetings, compiling media research and targeted media lists for clients and other miscellaneous public relations tasks. We are looking to hire someone who is hungry to learn about this industry, who can provide innovative, strategic and creative ideas and can work independently. You should also be current with events and news and have strong writing skills.

Please send your resume to ashley@zionandzion.com

CONTACT: Ashley Oakes
ashley@zionandzion.com

LOCATION:
464 S. Farmer Ave. #105
Tempe, AZ 85281

Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
GLSEN is an education program designed to address LBGT bias in K-12 schools.

Intern to work closely with all forms of communication for the organization, including writing press releases, updating social media platforms (Facebook & Twitter), writing articles and blurbs for newsletters and posting materials to the GLSEN website. The intern will work closely with a career journalist and will attend monthly board meetings. Unpaid.

Contact: Robert Pela
pela@glsenphoenix.org
602-320-8445

INTERNSHIPS
Summer

Ogilvy has high-end internship opportunities in Washington, DC. You will need to take a writing assessment test and apply by February 24, 2012. The test can be found after the following internship listings. If you are interested in an application and other supporting materials, please contact cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu and the attachments will be sent to you via EMAIL.

Ogilvy, Washington, DC
Business Solutions (Corporate/Technology)
Through close, long-term partnerships with its clients, Ogilvy’s Business Solutions Group has become vital to the business of many corporations. We bring a business mindset supported by industry knowledge to design insightful, creative, achievable communications programs that drive greater awareness of the value, contributions and benefits our corporate clients deliver to the marketplace. We blend traditional PR including Reputation Management and Business to Business (B2B) Communications with digital PR for all of our clients to deliver optimized integrated communications services.

Cause Advocacy
Ogilvy Washington’s Cause Advocacy Group responds to our clients’ increasing needs to advance cause-related initiatives unique to the DC area and beyond. We help clients advance causes that impact an organization’s ability to succeed, be they legislative, public or internal. Our clients range from associations and trade groups to governments (domestic and foreign), nonprofits and corporations. Because our client-work spans public affairs, advocacy, multicultural, consumer, social marketing and digital influence, our group is comprised of a unique team with expertise in all facets of communications.Learn more at http://ogilvypr.com/en/expertise/specialized-communications

Creative Studio
The Creative Studio commands the current communications landscape, which just means that the clear lines between marketing, public relations, advertising, and digital have blurred. Making sure a campaign, or brand, or marketing initiative works across media is the price of admission for any communications initiative, and The Studio offers an in-house team to answer that challenge. With an integrated approach that includes all media, we concept and build outreach that is simply more effective – your brand will be stronger, your advertising more impactful, your word-of-mouth campaign will have greater reach, and you’ll get that earned media. Our team of art directors, graphic designers, project managers, broadcast producers, creative directors, copywriters, media planners and media buyers love what we do and we bring that passion to our work, whether it’s a multi-million dollar national ad campaign or the company holiday card. Learn more at http://ogilvypr.com/en/expertise/creative-studio

Digital Influence
Ogilvy PR’s 360 Degree Digital Influence Practice is our global social media marketing using word of mouth and digital marketing to deliver measurable results. We have technology and methodology for identifying and engaging influencers and activating networks of people to share and recommend products, services and issues. We create engaging experiences designed to promote awareness, brand loyalty, advocacy and conversion.The emergence of blogs, wikis and RSS aggregators has put the spotlight on new patterns of influence, and search engines are transforming how we find information in the digital realm. These technologies are just a part of a larger transformation of how people get information, what they listen to and who ultimately influences them. At Ogilvy PR, we map these patterns of influence to identify who is influencing who, how word-of-mouth influence builds momentum, and who emerges in specific fields of interest as digital influencers. Given this insight and intelligence, we guide our clients through the thorny landscape of engaging in these dialogues and participating to build word of mouth online and offline. “Conversation” has become the new ‘earned media.’ Learn more at http://ogilvypr.com/en/expertise/360-digital-influence

Public Affairs
Ogilvy PR’s Public Affairs practice has more than 150 professionals in 27 markets around the world, including key political centers in Brussels, Beijing and Washington, DC. From this unique vantage point, we provide clients with insights into the factors shaping global policy and the ability to navigate the intricacies of local policy arenas. While each market has unique political and government systems, we recognize that increasingly, public affairs challenges are global. Issues that arise in one capitol quickly have an impact in markets around the globe. As a result, we operate the Practice globally, ensuring seamless coordination and best-in-class local execution.Our achievements demonstrate our knowledge of who influences and decides public policy and how to reach them with politically effective communications. Whether we’re working for a health care provider to shape the outcome of a legislative battle, establishing a leadership position on environmental policy for a green energy company or positioning a corporation to enter a new market, our experience in public affairs is as far reaching as the issues themselves. Learn more at http://ogilvypr.com/en/practices/public-affairs

Social Marketing
We take great pride in deploying solutions that protect and improve health and save lives. Our leadership in social marketing spans more than two decades, starting with landmark support in the U.S. for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) America Responds to AIDS campaign, including the National AIDS Mailing (lauded by PR Week as one of the top 20 public relations campaigns of the 20th century) and leading to current pioneering efforts to raise U.S. and global awareness of women’s heart disease for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute through The Heart Truth® campaign and its widely recognized iconic symbol, the Red Dress.

Organizations such as the CDC , National Institutes of Health, U.S. Agency for International Development, Gates Foundation and World Bank choose Ogilvy PR as their partner in social marketing because, thanks to decades of award-winning work on a broad range of programs, we know how to select the messages, strategies, and channels of communications that move people from unawareness or disinterest about important issues to adopting behaviors that are safer, healthier and more environmentally friendly. Learn more at http://ogilvypr.com/en/practices/social-marketing

Ogilvy, Washington
2012 internship writing assessment

You have expressed interest in working at Ogilvy Washington. As members of a communications firm, we take pride in our ability to write clearly, succinctly and with style. Thus we require a writing assessment of those being considered for professional positions. Please answer both of the following questions. You must limit each answer to no more than 300 words.

1.Your client comes to you with little to no budget and needs a communications plan. How would you leverage your social media expertise to help them achieve their goals?

2.What is your brand essence?

Again, the deadline for completed internship applications is February 24, 2012. Please send your completed application, resume, reference letters, and writing samples to Taylor Billingsley at Ogilvy Washington via one of the following methods:

E-mail: Taylor.Billingsley@ogilvy.com
Fax: 202.729.4014
Mail: 1111 19th Street, NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20036

Summer 2012 science-writing internship at Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne National Laboratory’s Communications, Education & Public Affairs Division is offering one fulltime science-writing internship for summer 2012 for an undergraduate student or student who graduates in May or June. Former Argonne interns subsequently landed reporting and editing jobs with Science, Science News, Research and Development, Chemical and Engineering News, The Journal of the National Cancer Institute, the International Medical News Group and the Elgin Courier-News, and as science writers at Cal Tech, Purdue, the American Chemical Society, Ames Laboratory, Fermilab, Argonne, and the University of Chicago Hospitals.

Participants must be full-time students at an accredited college or university and must have a strong interest in science-related journalism.

Participants will work at least ten 40-hour weeks on science news and feature stories and magazine articles for Argonne Now and the Argonne Web site, as well as related news releases. The internship requires a strong background in journalism and an interest in science.The working environment is collegial, creative and collaborative. Argonne’s Communications, Education and Public Affairs Division has eight full-time professional journalist/writers who work with our interns daily.

Argonne National Laboratory has more than 200 research programs in basic and applied science,including mathematics and computer science, biology, environmental research, materials science,physics, chemistry, energy research, and advanced nuclear reactor technology. Argonne’s Illinois site is located on a wooded, 1,500-acre campus near Chicago.

See the following links for more information about Argonne and the publications:
Argonne home page – www.anl.gov/
Argonne Now – www.anl.gov/Media_Center/ArgonneNow/index.html
Argonne news releases – www.anl.gov/Media_Center/News/index.html

Eligibility:
U.S. citizenship or permanent resident alien status. Undergraduate in good standing or May-June graduate at an accredited college or university. Must have completed at least sophomore year with demonstrated competence in science writing.
Support:
During the internship, participants receive a stipend of $425 per week and housing or a housing allowance. Stipends, housing, and travel are considered taxable income by the IRS. Argonne is required by law to report this income.
Transportation reimbursement:
Transportation expenses are reimbursed for one round trip between your home or academic institution and Argonne. Travel will usually be paid only if your permanent address, established by your driver’s license, is more than 50 miles away from Argonne. Transportation expenses will be reimbursed on the basis of the most direct route. Travel by a private automobile will be reimbursed at the current government rate up to a maximum of $500 or the cost of the lowest commercial airfare, whichever is lower. Travel by air will be reimbursed at the cost of the lowest commercial airfare. Travel arrangements are arranged by your host division at Argonne.
What we look for:
Demonstrated writing ability and an interest in science. Other aspects of your application have a bearing, but your writing samples — stories and articles published in newspapers or magazines or written for class — weigh most heavily in our decision. Application deadlines: Applications must be filled out online (see How to Apply below for instructions and links) and must be received on or before Friday, March 2, 2012.

How to apply
Please complete these three steps:
1. Fill out the online application www.dep.anl.gov/catalog/application.html for the Argonne Student Research Participation Program. Under ” Projects,” select “131-CPA-1: JOURNALISM AND PUBLIC RELATIONS OPPORTUNITIES.” Skip the “References” section on the application; instead use the recommendation forms under step 3 below.
2. Mail, e-mail or fax three writing samples to Pat Krueger, Communications, Education and Public Affairs, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S. Cass Ave., Argonne, IL 60439. E-mail pkrueger@anl.gov. Fax 630-252-5274.
3. Download www.anl.gov/Media_Center/Internship/faceval.pdf and submit two recommendation forms from faculty members or former employers to Pat Krueger, Communications, Education and Public Affairs, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S. Cass Ave., Argonne, IL 60439. Fax 630-252-5274. For more information, please contact Pat Krueger at 630-252-5546 or pkrueger@anl.gov

SCHOLARSHIPS
The AP-Google Technology Scholarship
Deadline to apply is January 27, 2012
The Associated Press and Google announce a new national scholarship program intended to foster digital and new media skills in student journalists. The Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, will administer the program.

The AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship program will provide $20,000 scholarships for the 2012-13 academic year to six promising undergraduate or graduate students pursuing or planning to pursue degrees at the intersection of journalism, computer science and new media. The program is targeted to individual students creating innovative projects that further the ideals of digital journalism. A key goal is to promote geographic, gender and ethnic diversity, with an emphasis on rural and urban areas.

Details and application instructions are at:
http://ap-google.journalists.org/

RTDNA Scholarships for Undergraduate Students
All scholarships are open to enrolled students (freshmen excluded) who are pursuing careers in radio and television news. All winners will also receive an expenses-paid trip to the RTDNA National Conference. Candidates must be a full-time college student whose career objective is electronic journalism and have at least one full year of college remaining. To receive an award, winners must be officially enrolled in college and be in good standing. Scholarships are paid in semi-annual installments for one year of study.
Deadline: March 1, 2012.

The Ed Bradley Scholarship
Ed Bradley, 60 Minutes correspondent at CBS News, was once a teacher and made a switch to journalism. Bradley spoke of introducing deserving minority students to the communications career field and endowed this $10,000 annual award under the banner of RTDNF.

The George Foreman Tribute to Lyndon B. Johnson Scholarship
George Foreman, television commentator and former heavyweight champion, created this $6,000 annual scholarship to honor Lyndon B. Johnson. It was developed for a broadcast journalism student at the University of Texas-Austin.

The Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship
Lou Prato was RTDNA treasurer from 1981 to 2001 and served as secretary of RTDNF’s Board of Trustees until 2006. Prato’s friends and colleagues have endowed an RTDNF scholarship in honor of Lou and his wife, Carole. The scholarship will provide a $1,000 tuition grant to a deserving student who is planning a career as a sports reporter in television or radio. Applicants should have strong writing skills.

The Mike Reynolds Journalism Scholarship
Mike Reynolds, who died in 1988 of a brain tumor at age 45, was assignment editor and then managing editor at KCCI-TV in Des Moines, IA. Trustees of the fund to honor his memory require applicants for this award to be enrolled in journalism school and have good writing ability, excellent grades, a dedication to the news business, strong interest in pursuing a career in electronic journalism and a demonstrated need for financial assistance. Applicants should list media-related jobs held and contributions made to funding their own education. Applicants must mail a copy of their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) to RTDNA, as a part of the application. The recipient of the Mike Reynolds Journalism Scholarship will receive $1,000.

Presidents Scholarships
Two $1,000 awards given in honor of former RTDNA Presidents Theodore Koop, Bruce Dennis, James McCulla, John Salisbury, Bruce Palmer, Dick Cheverton, Jim Byron, Ben Chatfield and John Hogan. Only currently enrolled college sophomores, juniors and seniors in good standing are eligible to apply.

The Carole Simpson Scholarship
Carole Simpson, ABC news senior correspondent, created this annual $2,000 award to encourage and help minority students overcome hurdles along their career path. Besides honoring those with talent, Carole is strict about her applicants meeting requirements in tenacity, determination and ambition to excel.

The Pete Wilson Journalism Scholarship
In memory of the late news anchor, Pete Wilson, ABC7, KGO-TV established The Pete Wilson Journalism Scholarship. The endowment will provide an annual $2,000 scholarship to students from the San Francisco Bay area pursuing a journalism undergraduate or graduate degree.

APPLICANT CRITERIA:
-Must be officially enrolled in college and have at least one full academic year remaining.
-Must be a fully enrolled college sophomore or higher to receive a scholarship.
-Must apply for only one scholarship.
-May be enrolled in any major so long as your intent is a career in electronic journalism.
-Must submit samples of web work in addition to materials requested below.

REQUIRED ITEMS FOR ALL APPLICATIONS:
A completed application form, submitted ONLINE ONLY. http://tiny.cc/u4tr4

One to three examples showing your journalistic skills, totaling 15 minutes or less, of audio or video, accompanied by scripts. Please submit a URL to your work in the appropriate space on your online application.

A letter of reference from your dean or faculty sponsor explaining why you are a good candidate for an award. The letter must also certify that you have at least one or more years of school remaining. This letter must be emailed (on school letterhead and with the appropriate faculty signature) to scholarships@rtdna.org. Please use your first and last name in the subject line.

If you have questions, please contact Katie Switchenko- katies@rtdna.org

The Associated Press Television-Radio Association (APTRA) presents two $1,500 scholarships each year. The deadline for receiving applications is Feb. 29, 2012. Rules and forms can be found on www.APTRA.org

The APTRA-Clete Roberts Memorial Journalism Scholarship and the Kathryn Dettman Memorial Journalism Scholarship are presented during APTRA’s annual Mark Twain Awards in June.

Scholarship winners must exhibit enthusiasm, aptitude and a sense of commitment for a career in some aspect of broadcast news. Judges will take into consideration a combination of academic achievement, financial need and broadcast career goals that embody the spirit of Clete Roberts and Kathryn Dettman. All candidates must currently be attending a college or university in one of the 12 APTRA states and be involved in some aspect of broadcast news.

Cronkite Scholarships
Each year the Cronkite School awards to its students more than $100,000 in scholarships in amounts ranging from $500 to $5,000. These scholarships are possible because of the generous donations of Cronkite alumni, local media companies and organizations, and other benefactors who want to help worthy Cronkite students complete their educations. To find out how to apply for these scholarships, click here:http://cronkite.asu.edu/undergrad/scholarships.php
The deadline to apply is January 31.

The National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
Application deadline is March 1, 2012
There are seven $2000 scholarships and one $1000 award available. Descriptions and qualifications of the scholarships can be found here: http://nppf.org/

PART-TIME PAID MEDIA POSITIONS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Part Time KJZZ News Reporter/Producer
KJZZ (Division of Public Service)

Writes, produces and develops news stories. Works in the KJZZ radio station and contacts may include administrators, staff, volunteers and the general public.

Part Time Public Information Rep
(Information Services)

Assists the Information Services department with preparing, writing, editing and updating written and online documentation to promote and reflect the goals of the department; i.e. monthly department newsletter and operations manual.

Positions are not eligible for benefits.

For more details about these positions and how to apply, go to:
www.riosalado.edu/jobs

Accent Transportation Services
Accent Transportation Services dba Accent Limo is one of the fastest growing chauffeured transportation services company in Phoenix. Accent provides on demand late-model Lincoln Town Cars, SUVs, stretch limousines, executive vans and mini-coaches equipped with complimentary In Car Wi-Fi, XM Satellite Radio, GPS Navigation & Vehicle Tracking Systems along with professionally-attired chauffeurs. Rather than succumb to industry mediocrity, Accent is the new standard in chauffeured transportation services – merging technology, hospotality and transportation into one, unique and unforgettable service offering.

Accent is a member in good standing with the Better Business Bureau, National Limousine Association, Arizona Livery Association, Meeting Planners International, Scottsdale and Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureaus, as well as the Arizona Small Business Association.

This 15-20 hour per week, paid position is responsible for researching, writing and editing content for a variety of communication vehicles inlcuding company blog, social media, e-newsletters, websites, print newsletters and brochures. This position will also assist with editing and adding content to existing website. This individual must have outstanding content development and writing skills for a variety of materials as well as the abilty to work effecively and independently.

NB: Accent is located at 2208 E. Magnolia St., Phoenix, AZ 85034 which is less than 10 minutes away from the downtown campus. If interested, contact Misgana Kebede at 480-298-9001 or via e-mail at misgana@transaccent.com

Prepress Technician
Work with publishers and their files using direct to plate devices and software. Will train but must have fair knowledge of Adobe products. Hours are 2pm to 10pm Monday thru Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Check us out at www.valleynewspapers.org. Resumes can be sent to mjtrops@aol.com

Contact:
Marc Tropio
Technical Advisor
Valley Newspapers
623-445-280

Tempe Thoughts, an E-News Magazine
We seek a third or fourth year journalism student to write articles on a variety of topics. Some assignments will include interviewing small business owners and writing in-depth articles on their companies with compelling insights as to why they started the business, what they believe is their niche and the human interest side. Pay is $8/hr. Seek about 20 hours/week

CONTACT: Joseph Lewis
editor@tempethoughts.org
480-968-4334
www.tempethoughts.com

National Organization seeks two male narrators/emcees
Event: National MAKE IT WITH WOOL fashion show in conjunction with AMERICAN SHEEP INDUSTRY convention
Location: The Scottsdale Plaza Resort, 7200 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ
Date: January 28, 2012
Time: 1::00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (rehearsal) &
6:00 p.m. – approximately 8:00 p.m. (public fashion show)

Job Description: Narrator(s) for style show
Pre-scripted narrations for 65+ models
Pay — $50.00 banquet ticket & gratuity gift
Semi-formal banquet setting with narrators near stage where style show occurs

Qualifications: Appealing broadcaster-type voice
Willingness to obtain experience for recommendation
Good stage presence

Description of Organization: MIWW is a sewing/fashion competition open to anyone, male or female, regardless of race, creed, sex, or national origin who meets the requirements and abides by the rules. The purpose of the MAKE IT WITH WOOL competition is to focus attention on the
beauty and versatility of wool. This is a very successful national event which every year encourages thousands of sewers to create a garment using wool fabric and/or yarn. MIWW competitions are coordinated by volunteers & supported & funded by donations.

Contact: Marie Lehfeldt, National Coordinator
Email: levi@midrivers.com
Phone/Fax: 406-636-2731

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