Opportunities 10.3.12


ESPN Guest Speaker- Friday October 5
If you’re interested in writing for ESPN.com, please attend a special presentation on October 5 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Cronkite #318
Special Guest: Patricia Mays, Senior Director/Managing Editor, Programming and Page 1 for ESPN.com, will be joining us LIVE in the classroom. Patricia is responsible for implementing the editorial content strategy for all online pro sports coverage, from the NFL to boxing, as well as the ESPN.com home page. Prior, Patricia worked for AP for 10 years as a writer and editor. As a supervisor on the AP’s National Desk in New York, she directed the daily news report and served as a lead editor for some of the biggest stories of the decade, including the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. In 2003, she became the AP’s assistant sports editor responsible for all national NHL, motorsports, women’s basketball and Olympics coverage, plus enterprise and special events packages.

Cronkite Professional Programs
The deadline to apply for Cronkite professional programs is by 5:00 p.m. October 19. These programs include Cronkite NewsWatch/Cronkite News Service Broadcast in Phoenix, Cronkite NewsWatch in Washington D.C., CNS Digital in Phoenix and Washington, D.C., Cronkite Innovation & Entrepreneurship Lab and Cronkite PR Lab.

Cronkite Professional Programs Application: http://cronkite.asu.edu/assets/pdf/Professional_Program_Application.pdf

Important Internship Information
Each semester, Cronkite Career Services brings recruiters to campus. These local employers will interview students for upcoming internships. In the fall of 2012, the internship interview days will be held on:

Friday, November 2- Public Relations & Social Media Companies- New Date!
1:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. AE England Building

Friday, November 30- Writing & Publishing Companies – New Date!
1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. AE England Building

If you want to participate in these events, you must submit an application and materials by the posted deadlines. Please mark these events dates on your calendar.

If you want to interview with a writing/publishing or public relations/social media company, you must submit an application by Friday, October 5. This later date allows more time for you to obtain and organize writing samples, which the publishing and PR companies require. Applications are located in the Student Resource Center on the second floor of the Cronkite School. Applications can be downloaded from http://cronkite.asu.edu/assets/pdf/internship_app_2012-13.pdf

Application Deadline for Writing/Publishing, Public Relations & Social Media Internships
Friday, October 5
4:00 p.m. MST- Cronkite #222

ASU DPC Graduate Student Services Survey- For Grad Students Only
GPSA is the governing body that represents ALL ASU graduate students, but very few ASU-DPC grads seem to know much about us. Few grads know about the free money GPSA gives away, the events we put on, or the professional development we offer. The director of GPSA has created a small survey with hopes of changing that, and ask that you take a few minutes to complete it.

This is not an ASU-wide survey- it only concerns graduate students here at ASU-DPC and the goal is to improve existing services for grad students. If you want to add your input, please click the survey link. Thank you.


Fall 2012 or spring 2013 Internship

We would like to offer one intern to be a web contributor for AZFoothills.com via the “In My Shoes” section. This would be an unpaid (but with plenty of perks) semester or year-long internship.

In the past, several interns have used their passions to guide this section, and it usually has become a fashion-y blog, which is fine, but we really want to broaden it out and give this intern a chance for us and our readers to experience life in their shoes.

It could have features on fashion trends and technology trends, and other features on fun places to eat, great things to do for cheap and interesting study habits students have. They could also highlight different star athletes or professors from ASU in a fun Q & A or something.

Essentially, we want to share what people are doing, and give a positive spin on ASU culture. We don’t want clubbing, partying, but more of highlighting the great aspects of ASU.

Kirstina Bolton

Fall 2012 Internship
PTS Multimedia is currently seeking a Junior or Senior from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications to help work with our current roster of clients by building and developing their multimedia presence.

Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following as he or she will be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor:

·Submit at least 5 blogs per week that will average about 500 words
·Write high quality pieces of relevant, engaging and lead-capturing posts for distinct demographics
·Provide leadership and subject matter expertise for issues associated with multimedia marketing.
·Contribute ideas and strategies to grow existing accounts
·Participate in new business process including research, proposal, and pitch presentation

Core Competencies
Requirements include being a Junior or Senior at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. Strong client service skills, superior writing/editing/proofreading skills and an excellent attention to detail are required. The selected candidate must be a strategic thinker who works well within a fast-paced team environment.

Pay Stipend
You will receive compensation for your services. In addition this job could lead to a full time position.

Qualified candidates seeking more information about PTS Multimedia or the position are encouraged to visit www.ptsmultimedia.com and email your resume to lacey@ptsmultimedia.com

Fall 2012 or spring 2013 Internship
The Arizona Republic Custom Publishing- Paid

Republic Media Custom Publishing seeks an intern for up to 29 hours per week. RMCP produces numerous newsprint and magazine publications, as well as digital applications, which cover topics such as real estate, health care,
travel, automobiles, shopping, entertainment and business. We’re looking for someone with the ability to write original stories, edit submitted copy,proof pages in AP Style, gather information, fact check, create and maintain calendars, track down photos to accompany stories and write photo captions, etc. The ideal candidate is a quick study and will adhere to The Arizona Republic’s high standards of writing and editing. Hours
are flexible around the student’s schedule. Internship position is available immediately and is renewable. RMCP uses Microsoft Word, Excel,Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop.

Skills needed:
*Edits and/or writes articles as needed.
*Possesses AP Style knowledge.
*Basic command of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft
*Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google documents.
*Utilizes a variety of computer software systems to view, edit and proof articles.
*Updates project-tracking documents and maintains production calendar.
*Gathers information from sources through a variety of commonly used reporters’ tools for custom publication articles including interviews and research.
*Fact-checks written materials.

Jim Williams
Project Editor
Republic Media Custom Publishing

Fall 2012 or Spring 2013 Internship
West-MEC is a public school district that focuses solely on innovative career and technical education (CTE) programs that prepare students to enter the workforce and pursue continuing education. The district serves more than 24,000 students on 40 high school campuses and at career-specific education campuses operated by West-MEC and its community college partners.

Job Title: Public Relations Intern
Supervisor: Public Information Officer
Terms of Employment: Nine-month academic school year internship or one-semester internship
Salary: 19 hours per week at $15 per hour

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop a strong understanding of West-MEC career and technical education programs and their
requirements; maintain current information of CTE/economic/industry trends.
• Work closely with Public Information Officer to coordinate and participate in all student
recruitment activities.
• Deliver multimedia presentations about West-MEC programs at public engagements, in
classrooms, etc.
• Assist with social media updates/campaigns on district’s social networking sites.
• Write news articles/produce digital news stories.
• Take photos and write photo captions.
• Pitch positive news stories about the district to various media outlets.
• Monitor media outlets for West-MEC CTE news/trends.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills (basic knowledge of AP style)
• Pursuing AA/BA degree in communications, public relations, marketing or equivalent
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, social media platforms, and cloud-networking applications.
• Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, parents, and school personnel.
• Ability to work independently and manage work assignments in highly interpersonal
• Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, evenings and some weekends, and reliable
Please email cover letter, resume, and writing samples to: info@west-mec.org.

Spring 2013 Internship- Public Relations
Make-A-Wish Foundation
Spring Internships are now open!
Application Deadline: October 21, 2012

The internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students with the goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The following intern positions may be of interest to you and are posted on our career center:
Celebrity and National Sports Program Intern
Communications Intern
Creative Services Intern
Digital Media Archivist Intern
Marketing Intern
National Events and Brand Campaigns Intern
And more!

For immediate consideration, please apply online at http://jobs.wish.org. Submit cover letter and resume in Word format to: Human Resources, Make-A-Wish Foundation® America. EEO”

We truly appreciate your continued support for Make-A-Wish® America.

Fall 2012 or Spring 2013 internship- Phoenix Coyotes
Job Summary
The production intern will be a valuable member of the production team that services the Phoenix Coyotes Hockey Club as well as Jobing.Com arena in all of their video and presentation needs. The production intern will assist the entire production team in the creation of content for the arena, the web and broadcasting. The production intern will also assist in field shoots and organizing tape and digital assets.

Tasks and Responsibilities
Assist in organizing and storing of all media assets
Assist Production team during field shoots
Assist in the production of elements for the arena video boards and graphic displays

Required Knowledge/Skills/Job Qualifications
Knowledge of Hockey required
Comfortable with Non-Linear Edit Systems
Knowledge of Photoshop/After-Effects a plus
Comfortable with cameras , lighting and audio gear
Available to work some weekends/evenings

Must be getting college credit for internship

Material and Equipment Used
Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Edit System
Adobe Photoshop/After Effects
Microsoft Office Suite

Contact: Rachel Regnier

Fall 2012 or spring 2013 Internship
Impress Labs, a strategic marketing communications agency, is looking for a talented and highly motivated college intern interested in Social Media and Search Marketing, to work with the Digital Marketing Team.

The position is a great entry-level position for someone wanting to learn more about the online marketing industry. You will learn about Social Media, Online Marketing, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) while working with a small, fast-paced, results-oriented team.

This is a paid internship working 8-40 hours per week at Impress’ headquarters in downtown Phoenix, where Impress provides a casual and friendly work environment.

•Social Media Marketing communications working with Twitter, Facebook fan pages, forums and blogs, social bookmarking sites and other platforms
•Market and Competitive research
•Keywords search for SEO
•Campaigns monitoring and reporting
•Web analytics
•Implement activities and campaigns designed to increase Impress’ and its clients’ brand awareness on the web

•Studying for or recently graduated with a degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or Journalism preferred
•Basic knowledge in social media networking and marketing
•Dependable worker and self-starter
•Effective oral and written communication skills
•Great organizational skills and strong attention to detail
•Ability to multi-task and adhere to strict deadlines
•Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
•Basic knowledge of SEO is a plus
•Basic knowledge of Google AdWords is a plus
•Must be located in the Phoenix, AZ area

Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@impresslabs.com. If you are currently blogging or tweeting, please send your blog URL and Twitter handle, as well as a link to your LinkedIn profile. No phone calls, please.

Summer 2013 Writing Internships- Major Publications
Most of the major publications that offer summer internships have deadlines in the fall. If you’re interested in writing, publications, online internships, please click the links to see what the internship is about, where it’s located, how to apply and the rate of pay.

Chips Quinn Scholars
Deadline to apply: Postmarked by 10-15-12

The Dallas Morning News
Deadline to apply: Received by 10-26-12

The Denver Post
Deadline to apply: Received by 10-31-12

The Washington Post
Deadline to apply: Postmarked by 11-1-12

The Pulliam Fellowship
Deadline to apply: Postmarked by 11-1-12

The Boston Globe
Deadline to apply: Postmarked by 11-1-12

The Dow Jones News Fund
Deadline to apply: Postmarked by 11-1-12

The St. Petersberg Times
Deadline to apply: Postmarked by 11-1-12

Deadline to apply: Postmarked by 11-1-12

The Orange County Register
Deadline to apply: Received by 11-1-12

Deadline to apply: Postmarked by 11-2-12

The Austin American Statesman
Deadline to apply: Postmarked by 11-2-12

The Seattle Times
Deadline to apply: Postmarked by 11-2-12

The Wall Street Journal
Deadline to apply: Received by 11-15-12

The Orlando Sentinel
Deadline to apply: Received by 11-15-12

The Oregonian
Deadline to apply: Postmarked by 11-23-12

The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Deadline to apply: Received by 11-30-12

USA Today
Received by 12-1-12

The Minneapolis Star Tribune
Deadline to apply: Postmarked by 12-1-12

The Houston Chronicle
Deadline to apply: Received by 12-1-12

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Deadline to apply: Recived by 12-1-12

The Los Angeles Times
Deadline to apply: Received by 1-1-13

The Christian Science Monitor
Deadline to apply: Received by 1-1-13

California Watch
Deadline to apply: Received by 2-1-13

Conde Nast
Deadline to apply: Received by 2-1-13

The Associated Press
Deadline to apply: 3-1-13

Hearst Magazines
Deadline to apply: Received by 4-1-13

Food Network Magazine
Deadline to apply: Received by 4-1-13

Harper’s Bazaar
Deadline to apply: Received by 4-1-13

Marie Claire
Deadline to apply: Received by 4-1-13

Deadline to apply: Received by 4-1-13

Deadline to apply: Received by 4-1-13

Town and Country
Deadline to apply: Received by 4-1-13

Urbanite Magazine, Baltimore
Deadline to apply: Received by 4-1-13

Summer Broadcast Internship in Illinois- Paid
WEIU-TV, on the campus of Eastern Illinois University, offers a paid summer internship program with real broadcast experience on a national award-winning newscast. Through this program, students will work full-time to prepare, create and deliver the news on an award-winning newscast in the 82nd television market.

The internship is paid and provides: free apartment housing, three blocks from the station, weekly cash stipend, a two-week intensive training session in May, experience working in an all-Avid news environment, opportunities to work on-air through August, training alongside a veteran news director, with nearly 20 years experience in broadcast news, a great professional development opportunity and an
incredible chance to build your resume portfolio.

Positions available in the internship program include: news anchor, weather anchor, sports anchor, reporter, writer, producer, videographer, editor, assignment editor.

How to apply: If you’re interested in WEIU-TV’s paid summer internship
program, visit www.weiu.net/index.php/summer-internship. You can learn what the position qualifications are, fill out an application and take a peek at past summer programs.

For additional information, contact
Kelly Runyon,
WEIU News Director
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
217-581-7356 or
toll-free 877-727-9348

University licensee WEIU is a PBS member station that has been on air
since 1985. It serves a 16-county region in east-central Illinois –
broadcasting a digital signal on more than 55 cable systems. WEIU’s
staff of experienced professionals have strong interpersonal skills, a
deep commitment to excellence and a passion for learning. They are
deeply committed to the paraprofessional preparation of students seeking
degrees leading to careers in broadcasting.


Scripps Howard Washington D.C. Program
Juniors and seniors studying print, online, broadcast and photo journalism are invited to apply for a semester-long reporting internship in Washington. Semester in Washington pays a stipend and provides free housing in furnished apartments.

The deadline for spring and summer applications is Nov. 1.

Interns report for the web-based Scripps Howard Foundation Wire and may also report for campus, hometown or other news organizations. Interns work with an experienced Washington editor to choose, report and edit stories. Tours of Washington journalism and government institutions and guest speakers are part of the program.

Interns produce multimedia coverage using social media, blogs, online stories, videos and slideshows. Spring interns will cover the inauguration.

2013 program and application deadline dates:
Spring 2013 (Jan. 7 to April 12). Stipend $2,520, plus free housing. Application deadline postmark: Nov. 1, 2012
Summer 2013 (June 10 to Aug. 16) Stipend $1,800, plus free housing. Application deadline postmark: Nov. 1, 2012
Fall 2013 (Sept. 9 to Dec. 13) Stipend $2,520, plus free housing. Application deadline postmark: March 15, 2013

To apply, visit: http://www.shfwire.com. Click on “apply” and “reporting internship” to download the application form.

The foundation also supports an intern in each term who reports for the Hispanic Link News Service. The term, application deadline, pay and housing are the same.

Sports Journalism Institute
College students interested in sports journalism can get specialized training, a paid sports news internship, a scholarship and industry contacts through the 2013 Sports Journalism Institute.

Applications are due to AAJA by Nov. 2.

The Associated Press Sports Editors established the institute to increase racial and gender diversity in the sports departments of America’s newsrooms. APSE formed partnerships with AAJA, the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists to connect the institute’s opportunities with college students aspiring to be sports journalists.

The program combines an intensive week of instruction from top professionals with an eight-week paid internship at a print, digital or electronic media outlet. Class session topics range from ethics to photo editing, to how to keep a running score at a baseball game to copy editing. Upon completion of the program, college students receive a $500 scholarship.

The 2013 program starts with the training sessions taught by Poynter Institute faculty May 31 to June 8 at the University of Missouri at Columbia, followed by the internships.

College sophomores and juniors with editing and online skills are encouraged to apply. Applicants do not need to be AAJA members, but must sign up as members if selected.

Applications must be submitted to AAJA by November 2, 2012.Travel logistics, housing arrangements and internship placements are made by the institute.

More about the Sports Journalism Institute: http://www.sportsjournalisminstitute.org/

The 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. Odd-numbered years are for student members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Even-numbered years are for student members of the National Association of Black Journalists or any student at a historically black college or university, in New Orleans, at Dillard University.

The next Institute will be held from May 19 to June 1, 2013, at the University of Arizona, for student members of NAHJ. Students who think they may have scheduling conflicts should contact the director for information about flexible attendance arrangements. Those who have been accepted into the Chips Quinn Scholars program will not have a schedule conflict if they also apply to the Institute.

The postmark deadline to apply to the 2013 Institute is Feb. 23, 2013.

There is no cost whatsoever to attend the Institute. Students are provided with room and board and all of their costs, including transportation to and from the Institute, are paid by The New York Times Company. A stipend is provided for incidentals.

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 and The Boston Globe. Students cover actual events in the cities in which the Institute is held. Opportunities for students include reporting, copy editing, photography, Web production, newspaper page design and video journalism and interactive news.

Examples of the work done at previous Institutes can be found in the archive at right.

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, with more than 350 alumni of the Institute now working at major news organizations that include the Associated Press, Reuters, The Los Angeles Times, Politico, The Washington Post 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 a completed application form; an essay of up to 500 words on why he or she wants to be a journalist; a letter of recommendation from a professor or an editor, which must be mailed separately; and work samples. Required work samples vary according to which specialty a student is interested in: Reporters should send six clips from a student or other publication or Web site of stories they have written. Copy editors should supply six stories they have edited (with headlines they have written). Video journalists should offer three video documentaries. Still photographers should have six photographs. Designers should send six graphics or layouts. Interactive journalists should present six examples of coding, such as an interactive graphic they have created. (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.

For more information about the Institute, contact:
Don R. Hecker,
Director The New York Times Student Journalism Institute
The New York Times
620 Eighth Ave.
New York, NY 10018-1405
(212) 556-1576


ASU MLK Jr. Student Servant-Leadership Award
Colleen Jennings-Roggensack, Executive Director of ASU Gammage and ASU MLK Jr. Committee Chair, is soliciting nominations for the 2013 ASU MLK Jr. Student Servant-Leadership Award. This year’s theme is Preserve & Transcend. The ASU MLK Jr. Committee will be presenting a Servant-Leadership Award to an ASU student at the MLK Breakfast on January 23, 2013 at Poly Campus.

Servant-leadership is a practical philosophy, which supports people who choose to serve first, and then lead as a way of expanding service to individuals and institutions. Servant leaders may or may not hold formal leadership positions. Servant-leadership encourages collaboration, trust, foresight, listening and the ethical use of power and empowerment.

We are requesting your help in identifying a student servant-leadership awardee. The student must be currently enrolled full-time, exemplify the ideals of servant-leadership and have a track record of commitment through volunteer service. Candidates may submit his or her resume with this form. Letters of recommendation are acceptable, but no more than two. Self-nominations are encouraged.

The ASU MLK Jr. Committee will provide a $1,000 scholarship to the awardee to be used towards his or her educational costs. This scholarship is available to ASU full-time undergraduate or graduate students. All applications will be reviewed and then the top three candidates selected will have 30-minute interviews with the committee. Finalists will be contacted for their interview.

Please submit this recommendation by close of business on Friday, October 5, 2012 to Michelle Johnson at fax 480/965-7663 or e-mail mmjcap@asu.edu

More Information at this link.


Broadcast Education Association (BEA)
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.

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.

Obtain the official application forms from your campus faculty or download them at http://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 two references, one of which must be an electronic media faculty member.

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

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

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

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

One scholarship; $1,500
Study toward a career in RADIO – Sponsored by The John Bayliss Foundation

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

OCTOBER 11, 2012
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

The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists
Mission Statement:
Founded in memory of James Alan Cox, a television photojournalist, The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists aims to provide financial support to student photographers of high school and college age. Through a variety of funding, including equipment purchases and scholarships for college and technical school classes, the foundation’s mission is to expand educational and developmental opportunities for student photographers demonstrating interest, talent and financial need.

Type of Awards:
Five (5) Digital Cameras will be awarded to five (5) high school students.
Five (5) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to five (5) college or technical school students, payable to their school. Four awards will be for video work while one will be for still photography.
Focus of work and entries: PHOTOJOURNALISM. Scholarships will be awarded to those students whose work “tells a story”. This is a fairly broad topic and may include a variety of subject matter and approaches (breaking news, sporting events, etc.) Jim Cox, who was a television photojournalist in Phoenix, always “told a story” through his work, whether it was in video or still photography.

Scholarship applications must be submitted by November 15, 2012.

Application Requirements and Forms:
Please click on the highlighted lines below to access the various forms. (You may also use this as a checklist for completing your application.)

-Application Form
-Brief Essay
-Teacher Mentor Form
-2 Letters of Reference
-School Transcript
-Financial Data
-Release by the Photographer
five (5) digital images for still photography submissions
two (2) videos, with a maximum duration of 3 minutes each, for video submissions
Parental Release Form for high school students (or those under 18)
High school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at an accredited high school and should have taken at least one photography or related art class.

College or technical school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at a recognized college, university or professional school, and have taken courses in photography or photojournalism. Both high school and college-age students should have at least one semester of school remaining at time of award.

Only college or technical school students may enter videos.

Important Notes:
-All submissions must be via the internet. We will not accept applications by mail.
-Label all files that will be submitted/e-mailed with the applicant’s name.
-The applicant must be a United States citizen.
-The applicant’s school must be in the United States.
-The scholarship award must be used at the beginning of the next semester. Otherwise it will be forfeited and given to an alternate.
-A student may only receive one James Alan Cox Foundation scholarship in a given year.
Note: Parental approval is required for students under 18.

Digital Entry Rules: Please enter only 5 (five) images. Each image should be jpeg file format with a maximum of 800 pixels on the longer side and 1.5 MB file size. Images should be at monitor resolution. Photos submitted must be an honest representation of what happened in front of the camera during exposure. You may, if needed, post-process the images electronically — but only in accordance with good practice. This may include cropping, color correction, etc. Post-processing, however, must preserve the image’s original expression.

Video Entry Rules: Please enter only two (2) videos. Videos should be no longer than 3 minutes and no more than 12 MB file size. Videos may be in these formats: .mpg, .avi, .mov, .wmv, .mpeg, .divx.

Mac users: please make sure all file names have the proper file extensions.
Application form:


AZ Governor’s Office Seeks Video Production Help
Project deadline: January 7
Video length: 10-15 mins
Stipend: Up to $2500

The Arizona Governor’s Office of Energy Policy is seeking help on creating educational materials on important energy issues in the state. They would like to produce a 10-15 min documentary-style video (“Energy 101 for Policymakers”) to show at an event in January. ASU’s Energy Policy Innovation Council (EPIC) is helping to coordinate this effort. We are looking to hire students to help with filming and editing. EPIC will be responsible for developing the script and storyboard and arranging interviews, though we may seek guidance on these elements. Interested students should contact Edward Burgess at Edward.Burgess@asu.edu. Please be prepared to share work samples.

Student Media
Student Media has two student marketing/ad sales positions open. One for downtown and one in Tempe. Students will spend half of their time on assignment — doing marketing and sales support for the State Press — and half of their time working their own accounts for commission. All students will have a professional mentor. We require a commitment of 15 hours per week and the pay is $7.65. Interested students can contact Jason Manning.


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