OPPORTUNITIES 4.24.12

ANNOUNCEMENTS

JournCamp, presented jointly by SPJ and the Online News Association, takes place on Friday, May 18 at the Arizona State University Cronkite School of Journalism in downtown Phoenix.

The focus of the day will be skills-based training that your students can use to help them be better journalists. Sessions will cover entrepreneurial journalism; social media as a reporting tool; visual storytelling; copyright law and fair use; using mobile tools; finding public data and posting it online; and more.

See more details and register at spj.org/spjona.asp.

DETAILS:
When: Friday, May 18. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $20 for SPJ or ONA members / $40 for non-members
(Registration fee includes breakfast and lunch.)

INTERNSHIPS

Ahwatukee Foothills News (AFN) (Summer-3, Fall-3)
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE:UNPAID

NEWS/FEATURE INTERNSHIPS (1) The Ahwatukee Foothills News is looking for successful internship candidates to assist with general assignment news and feature coverage for our newspaper (which prints every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday) and daily website. News and feature interns will be expected to contribute story ideas (breaking news, health, business, arts/entertainment) for local publications, as well as construct news and feature content for our print and web output. Interns will learn the ins-and-outs of community journalism, sit in on planning meetings, as well as interact with virtually every member of our editorial staff. Bring your creative hats, please, as reporters are expected to have a role in all facets of story production – from conception, through visual storytelling, to final production.

ONLINE WEBSITE INTERNSHIPS (1) The Ahwatukee Foothills News is looking for successful internship candidates to assist with our online/web department by both updating and posting content to our website, as well as providing content through video. With our web product taking off, we’re looking for interns interested in enhancing their portfolios, as well as those interested in creating informative, yet creative, video news-packages for display at http://www.ahwatukee.com. Interns are welcome to contribute story and video ideas and will learn the ins-and-outs of community journalism, sit in on planning meetings, as well as interact with virtually every member of our editorial staff. Bring your creative hats, please.

PHOTO/VIDEO INTERNSHIPS (1) The Ahwatukee Foothills News is looking for successful internship candidates to assist our photography department with both still photojournalism and video photography and editing for our newspaper (which prints every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday) and daily website. With our web product taking off, we’re looking for interns interested in enhancing their photo portfolios, as well as those interested in creating informative, yet creative, video news-packages for display at http://www.ahwatukee.com.

CONTACT: Kelly Mixer kmixer@ahwatukee.com
Location: 10631 S. 51st Street, Suite #1

City of Phoenix Mayor’s Office of Communications
Mayor Greg Stanton’s Communication office seeks intern for summer or fall. Unpaid, for course credit only.

Qualifications:
-Strong writing skills are preferred, with experience working/interning for a hard news publication like The State Press, Arizona Republic, etc.
-Strong social media skills
-Creativity: taking initiative to come up with forward-thinking ideas that take social media and PR to the next level
-Video and photo shooting skills (even with a phone) and ability to make simple video edits to post online are a plus
-Ability to take and follow directions, work under high-stress and pressure situations on deadline
Have a real desire to help the community and contribute to the economic future of Phoenix

Apply here:
http://www.myvolunteerphoenix.org/opportunities/1989

Contact:
Sarah Muench
Communication Director
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton
sarah.muench@phoenix.gov
(602) 262-7111o
(480) 577-9722c

Summer or Fall Radio Show Internship
MIX 96.9’s Mathew Blades is looking for interns! Do you like to wake up early? Ok, we know you don’t, but will you? We need motivated interns who are willing to learn all aspects of the radio business. Job duties will include, but are not limited to, posting content on the web, thinking of show topics, editing audio, searching for the latest local news, gossip and lifestyle stories. We work with our interns to help them develop skills in their chosen areas and network with staff and individuals in their professions.

If you are interested please contact Lindsay Lynch, Executive Producer of Mathew Blades. Lindsay@clearchannel.com

Arcadia News (Summer-5, Fall-5)
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

General Assignment Reporter: Coverage of schools, community and business plus feature stories. JMC 484 interns are expected to write a story a week for either the Arcadia News or for arcadiadaily.com. MCO 294 interns will have the opportunity to write up to a story a week. Transportation is helpful but not essential. Priority given to students who have had or are enrolled in JMC 301 with reliable transportation.

Rewrite Reporter: Writing of briefs and rewrites of press releases for both the Arcadia News and arcadiadaily.com. Transportation not required; all assignments can be finished by phone. Excellent position for JMC 201/pre- JMC 201 students with or without reliable transportation.

Sports Reporter: Live coverage of sporting events as well as feature writing. Fall interns will have the opportunity to learn beat coverage of an Arcadia High School sport. Fewer openings for summer interns.

General Assignment Photographer: Web slideshows a priority but opportunities to be published in print as well. Must have access to your own equipment. Preference given to JMC 484 interns but all photographers encouraged to apply.

Sports Photographer: Web slideshows a priority but opportunities to be published in print as well. Must have access to your own equipment. Fall interns have more newspaper-publishing opportunities. Preference given to JMC 484 interns but all photographers encouraged to apply.

CONTACT: Dale Messmer
dale@valleysportsledger.com
Location: 3850 E. Indian School Rd. Suite #1, Phoenix

Summer or Fall Internship- Politics
Spencer Morgan For Congress- CD 5
Seek PR/Communications interns who will update Facebook pages and Twitter, place reminder calls to press and supporters, help organize events, assist with press releases, attend local events with candidate.

CONTACT:
Connie finneman
connie@morganforcongress.org
480-984-4342

Assadi Public Relations, Scottsdale
Seeking a PT/Intern Required: candidate must have previous intern experience. A last semester junior or senior to graduate in May required.
www.assadi.com
Seeking an intern ASAP. Need someone that is interested in learning about a variety of clients that our agency works with including Professional associations for women, financial services , new methods of lending and Middle East related issues. We require someone that works well under pressure, has an attention to detail, likes research and takes initiative. Need to be able to work with all the latest technology communication tools.

Send resumes to susan@assadi.com Serious candidates only!
Willing to pay a minimum hourly rate. Rate decided upon candidates experience and related skills.

Arizona Capitol Times (Fall-1)
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Jr.+ and completion of JMC 301
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

As a member of the media representing the Arizona Capitol Times, spring interns will have access to the Legislature and other government officials. We want our interns to get the most out of their time here.

Job Duties:
Interns will be assigned a variety of stories throughout their internship at the Arizona Capitol Times. They will be required to write breaking news as assigned for the website and for the print product. Interns will also write enterprise/in-depth features for our popular Focus sections, which are included in the paper. A basic level of familiarity with AP style; story organization and reporting ability is required for our interns. Interns are encouraged to come up with their own story ideas as well to pitch to the internship coordinator (Josh Coddington) throughout their time here. It is not required, but typically makes for better stories. Interns are also encouraged, but not required, to take photos for stories on which they report. Equipment will be provided. Other stories/assignments as assigned. We strive to treat our interns just like newspaper staff members. Here is a brief description of intern duties. Interns are not limited to just the items above, as there are typically lots of opportunities to cover events and press conferences as well.

Scheduling/Time:
Interns are expected to devise a set schedule and stick to that schedule as much as possible. Interns must communicate effectively with the internship coordinators at the Capitol Times. Interns are welcome to take time away from their duties here as needed, provided the intern informs the internship coordinators beforehand.

Internship Coordinator:
Josh Coddington
Special Sections Editor
(602) 889-7141
josh.coddington@azcapitoltimes.com
Location 1835 W. Adams, Phoenix

AZ Big Media (Summer-3, Fall-2)
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: SO + with previous publication internship experience
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

Successful candidates will be working on our numerous publications, including Arizona Business Magazine, AZRE: Commercial Real Estate Magazine, Scottsdale Living, Experience AZ, Ranking Arizona, AZTech Magazine, and Play Ball. Interns will have the opportunity to write bylined articles for publication, assist editors on projects, fact check, perform data entry, proof read, and work with the art department on photo shoots. Candidates also will write Web-exclusive articles and rewrite press releases for AZ Big Media’s online platforms. Interns will learn about the overall workings of a publishing company under the tutelage of editors, administrators and art directors. They will receive regular feedback on their performance and writing skills. Interns may also be asked to help work at several off-site, after-hour events. This includes at least one weekend event.

Internship hours and days will be tailored to successful candidates’ schedules. The positions are unpaid.

CONTACT: Peter Madrid peter.madrid@azbigmedia.com
Location: 3101 N. Central Ave. #1070, Phoenix

Cronkite Journal (Summer-1, Fall-1)
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: FREELANCE (PAID PER STORY $50-$100/story)

This internship is designed to give students hands-on experience as reporters for a magazine ascribing to the highest standards of quality, ethics and professionalism. Students will be instructed in professional magazine production methods and standards. Expectations for journalistic quality and professionalism through this process will be akin to those expected from any professional magazine reporter, whether freelance or on staff.

CONTACT: Molly Brush molly.brush@asu.edu
Location: Cronkite School

East Valley Tribune
Photo/Video Intern The Photo/Video Intern will shoot photos to help tell a story visually for news, features and high school sports. The intern will also shoot/produce short videos when an assignment calls for it. Students will have the opportunity to have their work shown in print, showcased through galleries and slideshows online, as well as produce various multimedia components (namely video) for the complement of East Valley Tribune brands (including Nerdvana, the Tribune’s pop culture and technology blog, and GetOut, EVT’s Valley-wide arts and entertainment hub). This person should be able to caption photos using AP style and meet tight deadlines. Candidates with some experience, their own equipment, and a basic or better knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and/or Final Cut Pro are most desirable. You must be a self starter who is willing to explore. Be prepared to show a portfolio with examples of your work.

Contact: Brett Fera
bfera@evtrib.com

Green Living AZ Magazine (Summer-3, Fall-2)
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR+ only and JMC 301 completed
HOURS: MINIMUM 18 HRS/WEEK (over two days)
TYPE: UNPAID

Art/Digital Web
The job: • Work directly with Creative Director • Layout and design editorials • Create/Design client ad campaigns • Create/Design website banners • Work under deadline pressure • Update and upload website content • Coordinate with Social Media coordinator Are you qualified? • Adobe Design Suite experience • Creative mind • Multi-tasker / Work behind the scenes • Coachable, bring positive energy to the environment, collaborative style, reliable • Multidisciplinary major a plus • Juniors/Seniors only Time Commitment: • Work in our Scottsdale office minimum 2 days out of the week or 16 hours. Send resume and samples of work to kate@greenlivingaz.com.
Location: 8502 E. princess Dr. #240

Copy Editor
The job: • Work directly with Editor-in-Chief and editorial staff • Work directly with writers • Reach out to new writers • Qualify potential writers • Copyediting skills a must • Research verification for current articles / fact checker • Build library of content on all topics green Are you qualified? • 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 only Time Commitment: • Work in our Scottsdale office 2 days out of the week or 16 hours. Please review our magazine before submitting. Send resume and samples of work to kate@greenlivingaz.com.

Writer/Researcher
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 only The 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. Being green doesn’t have to be a daunting task, in fact, it can be as inexpensive or as expensive as you’d like. We hope our articles help you find inspiration to continue on the green path and make whatever difference you can. Collectively, that’s how we will all create a greener world! Please review our magazine before submitting. Send resume and samples of work to kate@greenlivingaz.com.
Location: 8502 E. princess Dr. #240

Gilbert Gumption
Do you like writing? Creating Podcasts? How about taking photographs? Do you like making video projects? How about multimedia packages? Well if you would be interested in an unpaid internship then: “You’re hired!” is our response to you. The place: The Gilbert Gumption (an online news and entertainment website; it will mostly be covering the Phoenix Metropolitan Areas. In particular – Gilbert, Ariz.) The website can be found @: www.thegilbertgumption.com

We are looking for person(s) who are talented writers, photographers and/or videographers. If you’re interested in get real-world experience and clips, please let us know ASAP! Even if you don’t know if you’ll have time, apply anyways and we will take stories as you submit them. No minimum requirement necessary. It doesn’t matter your locale, even if you’re in another state or country. Seriously we need content, so even if it’s just photos from around U of A or Tucson or whatever. Also, if you want to help, but really can’t we’d like to ask for your permission to grab stuff off your Facebook. Of course, we would attribute it to you. Just remember, no time requirement necessary.

Just submit a resume, cover letter and some sample clips to gilbertgumption@gmail.com whenever you decide you might have some time to participate. And we’ll publish as soon as we receive the information. And finally, please tell all of your friends (English and Creative Writing majors included) who might even be a little interested! Thank you for your time and hopefully your interest. We are asking for news, photos, etc. from wherever you are, about anything. You can submit news, opinion, features, etc. There is no specific length requirements.

CONTACT:
Matt Lewis
Editor, Publisher
The Gilbert Gumption
E-mail: matt20hew@gmail.com
Professional Website: www.mattalewis.com
Cell: 480-467-9760

Public Relations Internship- fall 2012
The office of the university vice provost for the Downtown Phoenix campus is seeking an intern for fall of 2012. This person would assist professionals in a broad but related range of public relations tasks in line with DPC marketing initiatives. Duties would include social media (Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Pinterest), digital media (monitoring and gathering/producing content for a brand-new app and potentially other digital media innovations), multimedia (video/podcasting) and writing. If interested, please contact Elizabeth Smith, elizabeth.grace.smith@asu.edu.

Jewish News (Summer-1)
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 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.

Supervisor: Josh Sayles, Staff Writer
josh_sayels@jewishaz.com
LOCATION: 1625 E. Northern Ave. – Suite 106

PHOENIX NEW TIMES (Summer-1, Fall-2)
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: SO+ with previous internship experience
JMC 301 must be completed
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

Must not work for any other publication during the internship

Phoenix New Times is looking for interns for our food, arts, music and news blogs, as well as photography interns. Qualified candidates are self-starters who have been reading our blogs (or at least, reading the one they want to intern for) and will be ready to pitch story ideas then report, write and provide photographs for their blog posts. This is a fun internship but a lot of work — you will be expected to make deadline. Ditto for photography interns, who will shoot slideshows and provide photo back up for writers. You should read the blogs before applying for these internships.

Food Writing (fall-1)
The food writing intern will be responsible for contributing three
posts per week to Phoenix New Times’ food blog, Chow Bella. While we
will have assignments, interns are (i.e. chef interviews, restaurant
openings, short reviews), interns are also expected to pitch ideas on a
weekly basis and are expected to communicate regularly with the blog
editor.

Arts/Culture Writing (summer-1, fall-1)
The arts/culture intern will be responsible for contributing three
posts per week to Phoenix New Times’ arts/culture blog, Jackalope
Ranch. While we do have established departments (i.e. how tos, studio
tours, artist interviews), interns are also expected to pitch ideas on a
weekly basis and are expected to communicate regularly with the blog
editor.

News Writing Valley Fever (summer- 1, fall-1)
News interns are expected to write two to three short news stories per
day, during the days they commit to the internship (usually two to three
days per week). The news internship is an opportunity to break stories
online and contribute to the news section’s various beats including
sports game recaps and daily news.

CONTACT: Amy Silverman
amy.silverman@newtimes.com
Location: 1201 E. Jefferson, Phoenix

Evolve PR and Marketing – Summer or Fall 2012
Job Title: Public Relations Intern

Class Standing: Open
Hours: Part time – 10-15 hrs/week
Type: Unpaid

Description of Duties:
To assist with the execution of client’s PR strategies and tactics, including but limited to: researching, managing media contacts, story ideas, social media campaigns, event promotions and marketing. The Public Relations Intern will assist the Account Managers in their managing of client accounts, assist marketing, management and other company departments with communications, media, and advertising projects to effectively communicate client products and services to various markets and demographics. Clients include restaurants, doctors, entertainment facilities, real estate, non-profit, etc.
Roles and Responsibilities
1.Research specific industry news and trends for use in communicating and marketing on behalf of our clients
2.Ability to think outside the box and not afraid to be creative in their approach
3.Reviews literature in the assigned marketing project, previous marketing materials used in the assignment area, and gathers materials of competitive companies in the field.
4.Assists in the creation and management of multiple media contact database
5.Assist in Social Media as per client needs
6.Pitching and following up with media regarding press releases and direct pitching efforts.

Additional Responsibilities:
1.May perform administrative office duties, as needed.
2.Will assist in review and entry of client materials and media dissemination.
3.Assist in preparing for client presentations, client meetings, and prepare monthly account summaries of account activities for key clients.

Educational & Experience
1.Pursuing college major in journalism, communications, or public relations
2.Knowledge of AP-style writing and editing
3.Superior presentation and analytical skills, plus demonstrated skills to handle a variety of assignments simultaneously.
4.Ability to work under deadline pressure and extra hours if needed on assignments.
5.Proficient in various computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Social Media platforms, etc.

Contact:
Kristen Barrett
PR Account Manager
Kristen@evolveprandmarketing.com

Robyn Moore
PR Account Manager
Robyn@evolveprandmarketing.com

Public Relations Internship
Rio Salado College, Tempe

Rio Salado College is seeking a dependable and highly motivated student to assist in public relations responsibilities. This position is an excellent opportunity to work closely with PR specialists and gain professional experience, in this fast paced industry.

Public Relations Intern Responsibilities:
•Writing for press releases, blog entries, articles, web etc.
•Maintain, contribute to, and initiate effective social media campaigns.
•Be a part of the Public Relations Team and to review copy for publication.
•Take Photographs.
•Attend events. (Driving may be required)
•Interface with media outlets.
•Work closely with PR team to develop media campaigns and strategies.

Desired Qualifications:
•General knowledge of AP Style, Social Media, and Microsoft Office
•Strong writing, grammar and organizational skills.
•Public Relations, journalism, communications or related major is preferred.
•Desire to build a career in Public Relations.
•Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently on writing projects and produce work to be published.

An internship at Rio Salado College will broaden your understanding of the PR industry and give personal hands-on experience.

Hours: 15-20 hours/week
Pay: $12 per hour
Schedule: Scheduled hours will be established upon acceptance.
After hours event attendance may be required.
Location: Rio Salado College Tempe Location

Please submit your cover letter, resume and 2-3 samples of your writing to delynn.bodine@riosalado.edu

KPHO.com (summer- 2, fall-4)

REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Jr. + with completion of JMC 301 and JMC 305
HOURS:MINIMUM 20 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

Position Summary: In order to be an intern with CBS 5 News, you must be studying journalism at an accredited university. You must also be receiving school credit for your internship. You need to be a Junior or Senior in school and be able to work at least 20 hours per week. In the spring and fall semesters, there is a bi-weekly report about what was learned in each section of the internship plus a final evaluation. In the summer, reports are due weekly. There is no winter session.

The internship is designed to teach a prospective web editor what it takes to put a news story online. 1. Write and publish stories for KPHO.com 2. Actively investigate stories and confirm facts before writing stories for KPHO.com 3. Edit video clips and assign to designated categories 4. Edit photos and create slideshows 5. Enterprise original stories for KPHO.com Travel: Interns will be required to be at the station at a required time. Interns may need to drive their personal vehicle to a location for a story.

Contact: Breann Bierman
breann.bierman@kpho.com
Location: Black Canyon Freeway & Indian School Rd.

Phoenix Business Journal (summer-1, fall-2)
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled Jr.+; student only with previous internship experience
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

Business Journal interns work on a variety of assignments, ranging from short profiles to full-length news feature stories to daily breaking web stories. They are part of our newsroom and fully integrated into the day-to-day staff meetings and story discussion process.

Interns report directly to the managing editor, but will work with our Web editor, copy editor and project editors on a variety of assignments. Interns are encouraged to follow local business news and pitch their own stories ideas after they have researched the topic and what kind of local coverage it has received.

We seek exclusive news for the local business community, and we strive to get all of our interns at least one Page 1 story during their time with us. We strongly prefer that our interns have some previous internship experience and know the fundamentals of writing a story, checking facts and story structure. It’s also preferred that interns have an interest in business journalism and have some basic knowledge of financial statements and terms such as revenue vs. profit, stock shares, etc.

Our website has grown tremendously in the past few years and we recently underwent a major redesign across all 40 of our markets. We have a great opportunity for interns with multimedia experience to promote our website via Twitter, Facebook and Linked In, as well as take photos, shoot and edit video and handle some Web updates.

We are no longer a newspaper company, but an information company, and our interns have the opportunity to apply these skills in a variety of areas. Many of our interns have gone on to prestigious jobs in the industry, including CNN Money, the Los Angeles Times, the Oregonian in Portland and more.

Contact: Randi Weinstein
rweinstein@bizjournals.com
Location: 101 N. First Avenue, Suite 2300
Phoenix

Virgo Publishing (fall-1)
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

PART-TIME JOBS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

2012 Summer Journalism Institute
June 3 – June 15, 2012

Requirements and expectations for SJI Counselors:
•Currently a student in good standing at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
•Previous experience with Summer Journalism Institute preferred but not required.
•Stay in the residence hall every night with the students. Follow all Taylor Place rules and guidelines.
•Possess strong time management and organizational skills.
•Communicate any participant questions, problems or issues with staff immediately.
•Participate in every activity with enthusiasm; maintain a positive attitude at all times.
•Possess the ability to “think on your feet” and troubleshoot problems.
•Possess professional attitude and demeanor.
•See below for specific qualifications for Broadcast or Digital/Print Counselors

Broadcast Counselors preferred qualifications:
•SBI counselors will provide newscast production guidance for broadcast students. Broadcast counselors need to be proficient in Final Cut Pro.
•Knowledge and use of Sony EX-1 cameras.
•ENPS, news producing program.
•Comfortable helping students put together a news package.
•Willing to assist students on field shoot/story reporting.
•Familiar with TV studio production.

Digital/Print Counselors preferred qualifications:
➢SJI counselors will work with the students to produce the student digital/online news production.
➢Overseeing the editorial content.
➢Ability and familiarity with Word Press applications.
➢Strong writing and editing skills desired. (may have additional requirements)
➢Ability to lead high school students in a newsroom environment is strongly desired.

The following duties are required:
•Residence Hall duties:
-Check into Taylor Place prior to arrival of students. Your room will be available Sunday, June 3 after 1 p.m.
-Stay in the residence hall every night with the students.
-Conduct nightly check in of all students in Taylor Place.
-At least one counselor will be required to stay at Taylor Place on the weekend for students unable to return home.
-Counselors will assist in checkout, move out and clean up as students leave on last day of the program.

•Miscellaneous duties include:
-Attend Taylor Place move-in and welcome on Sunday, June 3, 4pm – 9pm
-Organizing and help supervise student activities on several evenings.
-Hold icebreakers with students.
-Lead students on tours of Cronkite School.
-Make sure students stay on schedule each day.
-Accompany the students on field trips.
-Assist during educational sessions as directed.
-Other duties as assigned.

Compensation:
•$640 stipend
•Private room in Taylor Place
•Meals at Taylor Place along with the students.

Application process:
Students interested in applying for a counselor position for the 2012 Summer Journalism Institute should send a letter of interest and current resume to Anita Luera at Anita.Luera@asu.edu than May 4, 2012. Please indicate whether you are interested in being a counselor for digital/print or broadcast. Your letter of interest should also indicate how you meet the specific qualifications listed above for each type of counselor.

Writer
Looking for an experienced content writer to expand on an already started personal biography for a local entrepreneur. We are only looking for a 2-3 full page piece, as it will be posted on personal websites, etc. Along with the bio, we would like a few related 1 page articles written to support his image. (business, lifestyle, charities, etc.) This is a temporary, paid position. Looking to spend between $100-200, will pay $50 for the bio and $25 for each related article. Pay is negotiable for the right person, but we will need to see sample pieces to determine.

Please contact Mary Hagen with interest or questions!
928-951-4835
hagen.s.mary@gmail.com

Phoenix Conference
New York University Press will be exhibiting at the International Communication Association (ICA) conference, May 24-28, at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel in Phoenix. I’m looking to hire a local graduate student(s) to help supervise and take book orders at the NYU Press booth at this conference. The pay is $12 per hour, and we cover local travel reimbursement to and from the conference, so that includes public transportation, cab fare, gas mileage and parking fees.

I’m looking for someone to work the following hours (okay if they can’t work the entire conference):

Thu May 24, 2012 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Fri May 25, 2012 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sat May 26, 2012 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sun May 27, 2012 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Breaks will be given.

The student will be working with the Editor-In-Chief at NYU Press. Conference experience is recommended but not required. I will provide detailed booth and conference instructions for the student.

Let me know if you have any questions. The ICA conference is a great opportunity for students to network and meet professors and authors in their field. Here are more details about the conference: http://www.icahdq.org/conf/index.asp

Contact:
Bernadette Blanco
212-998-2547

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Arizona Newspapers Foundation (ANF) Announces 2012 Scholarship Program
The Arizona Newspapers Foundation, Inc. announced today a scholarship available to Arizona college students majoring in Journalism. This summer, ANF will award two scholarships of $1,000 each to students attending Arizona State University, University of Arizona or Northern Arizona University full-time. Students must have completed at least one term and have one term remaining before graduation.

Complete scholarship information, including award criteria and an application for Fall 2012 awards, are posted online at www.ananews.com/scholarship.

The deadline for applications is June 11, 2012. Winners will be chosen by a selection committee and notified by July 15, 2012

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