Opportunities 4.1.13

Must See Monday- April 1
Tonight! Gwen Ifill, Managing editor and moderator of “Washington Week” on PBS will speak in the First Amendment Forum at 7:00 p.m. Her topic, “Diversity and Inclusion in the News.” Please make plans to attend.

Arizona Broadcasters Association (ABA) Career Fair
The ABA has partnered with East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) to bring you our annual Broadcasters Career Fair. The day will feature Radio and TV stations and is open to anyone interested in a broadcasting career. Bring your resume. Possible on-the-spot interviews.

Thursday, April 4, 2013
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
EVIT 1601 W. Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201
Building 2 – Culinary Arts Center

Must See Monday- April 15
The president of the Travel Channel will be a featured guest at 7:00 p.m. in the First Amendment Forum. Laureen Ong will discuss “Build It, Fix It, Reimagine it- Your Business and Your Career.” Also, if you’re interested in asking questions about the Travel Channel, this is a great opportunity. Hope to see you there.

INTERNSHIPS
Summer 2013 or Fall 2013 Fashion PR Internship- Debra Torres
We are looking for an unpaid intern to work with us primarily on creating content for our blog and on acquiring online and offline press.

Requirements/Skills:
-Public relations interns will be actively enrolled in a university public relations program.
-Current students will preferably have at least a sophomore standing.
-The individual must demonstrate the ability to write interesting and informational articles/posts, possess an understanding of basic media relations skills,
have a professional demeanor when interacting with clients, and observe good judgment.
-A working knowledge of computers is required. WordPress skills are a plus.

Interns will work between 10-15 hours a week. Prior relevant experience is preferred, but not required.

The intern will:
• Draft blog posts based on a pre-determined topic. Subject matter will include real weddings (features on our customers), style, new product, culture, and travel. Blog posts will require the inclusion of keywords which will be provided by the business manager.
The intern will learn how to use WordPress and will learn to create SEO-friendly blog posts. The intern will get to use his/her creativity and will be considered a real contributor to our team.

• Use the content from the blog to create smaller Facebook posts for our business page.
The intern will learn how to create content for different mediums.

• Help edit our database of media contacts.
The intern will learn how to fact find and use available resources to locate the right contact at a target media outlet.

• Help create and deliver pitches tailored to individual media outlets.
The intern will learn how to be a resource to the intended target, discover what stories are being worked on at an outlet, and create story ideas/pitches that are current and relevant.

CONTACT: Debra Torres
info@debratorres.com

Summer Internships- Washington, D.C.
Society for Human Resource Management

Intern – Media Affairs
Details at http://tiny.cc/olmvuw

Intern – Social Media
Details at http://tiny.cc/5rmvuw

Summer 2013 or Fall 2013 Writing Internship
Interested in the technology sector? AZ Tech Beat is looking for a qualified journalists to report about good news in the AZ technology sector.

The job
•Work directly with Editor-in-Chief
•Write articles about startups in the tech sector
•Report on breaking news in the AZ tech and national sector
•Work directly with Social Media Coordinator
•Research to support articles & fact checking
•Interview cool innovators in the space
•Beat on the street vibe
•Cover events in the tech sector
•Write copy for vlogs
•Create and maintain relationships with tech companies throughout Arizona
•Copyediting skills and AP knowledge a must
•Work in a really cool office – so Google

The Qualifications
•Wants to write about the latest and cool thing happening in tech
•Contemporary style
•Coachable, bring positive energy to the environment, collaborative style, reliable, organized
•Execute deliverables under deadline and breaking news
•Responsive and good follow up and interview skills
•Juniors/Seniors preferred

The Commitment
•Remote and office 16-20 hours
•Located in North Scottsdale – Raintree & 101

Please review our online publication before submitting. Send resume and samples of work to Tishin@aztechbeat.com

AZ Tech Beat is Arizona’s news source for the technology sector.

Summer or Fall 2013- PR Internship Donor Network of Arizona- PAID
Internship Summary
The focus of the internship is to promote and educate the media and general public about organ and tissue donation and the DonateLifeAZ Registry. This position will provide the intern with valuable, real-world experience. The intern will be considered an integral part of the Public Education Department, and as such, their ideas and input will be valued. The intern will work 15-20 hours per week during the current semester and he or she will be compensated $8.00 per hour plus mileage. The hours may be worked in any combination at the discretion of the supervisor and intern. Responsibilities: 1.Assist with marketing DonateLifeAZ Registry and Donor Network of Arizona’s Public Education programs to college campuses as well as the general public. 2.Assist with PR and event mailings. 3.Assist with the writing of press releases and other materials delivered to media, as well as distribution of such items. 4.Work with Hispanic media if bilingual. Speaking Spanish not required, but a plus. 5.Assist with developing marketing plans to promote upcoming events. 6.Assist in coordinating registry drives with local community groups and companies to increase the number of registered organ and tissue donors. 7.Work with media on college campuses to promote DonateLifeAZ Registry in order to increase the number of registered donors. 8.Write for the company newsletter, The Connection. 9.Assist with working on DonateLifeAZ’s social media sites: Facebook, YouTube,and Twitter. 10.Log newspaper, TV and radio coverage and file clippings. 11.Assist with event set-up and breakdown as needed. 12.Perform other duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Contact: Kris Patterson
Kris@dnaz.org

Summer Internship in Asia- TIME Asia (Hong Kong)
Category: Magazines-Newsletters
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: About 1000 USD per month
Duration of Position: May 1 to August 31
Work Schedule: Full Time

DESCRIPTION:
Interns are responsible for fact-checking stories, researching specials and graphics, and producing content for Time.com. There are also opportunities to report and write short pieces for the magazine, as well as regular blog posts for our Web site.
EXPERIENCE:
1. Internship experience at other major English news organizations and/or bylined clips from major English news publications
2. Demonstrated interest in Asia and/or fluency in an Asian language is an advantage.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send a cover letter, a resume, and up to five clips to Emily_Rauhala@timeasia.com by no latter than April 4, 2013.
Email: emily_rauhala@timeasia.com
Phone: 852-9131-0236

Summer 2013 Internship- CQ Roll Call- Washington, DC
CQ Roll Call
Category: Newspapers-Wire Services
Location: Washington
State: DC
Salary: Competitive
Work Schedule: Full Time

DESCRIPTION:
CQ Roll Call wants to attract and develop the best people in our industry, wherever they are from and wherever they are. We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package that includes a 401(k) plan, extended vacation, health insurance, and bonus schemes that recognize and reward individual and team performance.
Roll Call internships involving writing for one of the more respected newspapers in America. Covering Congress and Capitol Hill since 1955, Roll Call reporters have an opportunity to observe and write about one of the true power centers. Roll Call interns have gone on to illustrious careers in journalism, and many of them end up being hired at Roll Call.The newspaper normally publishes daily when Congress is in session, and once or twice a week during recess.

The internships are full-time, paid positions that generally begin at the start of a traditional university semester (i.e., early September, mid-January, and mid-May to early June) and run through the normal length of the semester (generally, mid-December, mid-May and early August). Interns are expected to report to work between 9:30 and 10 and stay to around 5:30 or 6, depending on the day and the workload. In terms of writing expectations, interns produce at least one article a week, and often more, again depending on the subject and the need, mainly for the Around the Hill section of the paper.

Interns with Roll Call primarily write feature stories for the Around the Hill section, which can include book reviews, museum openings, gallery shows, films, food and events around town. In addition, interns may be asked to cover press conferences or to assist with the Heard on the Hill column (the gossip column), or to help reporters and editors with investigative tasks. The position requires some journalism experience.

Roll Call Application Process:
Applicants for internships should submit a resume and may be asked to submit at least two writing samples to the hiring manager upon request.
In 200 words or fewer, please tell us about an interesting experience or difficult decision you’ve faced while reporting. Use the notes section of this application.
No phone calls please.

Each application will be evaluated against the minimum job qualifications identified in the job posting above. Failure to return the completed application will negatively impact your candidacy for the position. By returning the completed application, you will be considered an applicant, but it does not guarantee an interview.

HOW TO APPLY:
DO NOT use the Apply Online button. Please copy and paste the following link into your browser address bar:
http://cqrollcall.contacthr.com/28502360
Web site: http://cqrollcall.contacthr.com/28502360

Fall 2013 Sports Internship- Cox Sports
Cox Sports/Cox Creative studios is the production arm of Cox Media and Cox Communications Phoenix. The fall internship is mostly a sports internship dealing with live and pre-produced elements including high school football and basketball. Avid and final cut pro editing will be available as well as videography, graphic use, technical directing, audio, producing, and directing. Availability Thursday’s and Friday’s in the afternoon and/or evening is a necessity. At least half of the work will be outdoors during the fall, which can be hot. Reliable transportation is a must as games are played all over the Phoenix area. Pay: $7.50/hour

Must have reliable transportation.

Contact: Rich Reid
Rich.reid@coxmedia.com
Location: 1515 W. Deer Valley Rd., Phoenix 85027

CONTESTS
Don’t forget that the deadline for the fourth annual Greg Crowder Photojournalism Award, honoring a Cronkite student for excellence in photojournalism, is Monday, April 8. The winner will receive $1,000 and have his or her photos displayed on the third floor of the Cronkite School for a year. Entering is simple. For information, visit http://cronkite.asu.edu/node/1144
Scholarships and Fellowships

SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS
Travel Scholarship to China
Rough Guides travel guidebooks have teamed up with World Nomads to give one winner the chance to discover Beijing, China, with the 2013 Travel Writing Scholarship.

Here’s the deal: One winner goes on a ten-day assignment to Beijing, researching essential information for the new edition of the Rough Guide to China under the mentorship of author Martin Zatko and journalist Kit Gillet. Applications close April 19. Details and applications instructions http://www.roughguides.com/article/world-nomads/

Murray Sports Writing Scholarship- $5,000
The Murray Scholar Scholarship Program offers five (5) $5,000 journalism scholarships through a nationwide essay competition, and first and foremost, to those students pursuing a career in sports writing.

An applicant must have achieved academic standing sufficiently advanced to assure completion of his/her second and/or third year of undergraduate study, achieving junior or senior status for the fall 2013 semester at the University’s School of Journalism, who will graduate in spring of 2014 (or 2015) and not mid-year.

Detailed information about the scholarship, the essay question and the application form can be found in the Student Resource Center on the second floor of The Cronkite School. All materials must be submitted to Cronkite #222 by 4:00 p.m. MST Friday, April 5.

Pearl Investigative Journalism Initiative
The Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism Initiative, sponsored by Moment magazine, offers $5,000 plus mentoring and editing for an investigative project by a young journalist about anti-Semitism or another deeply engrained prejudice. Last year’s winner is writing about race relations at a South African University; her story will appear in the May issue of Moment. She was coached by Glenn Frankel, dean of the school of journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and former South Africa correspondent for the Washington Post – one of our panelists.

The deadline for applications is April 15. Applicants must be between the ages of 22 and 38. Other details can be found at the following site:

http://www.momentmag.com/the-daniel-pearl-investigative-journalism-initiative/

PART-TIME MEDIA JOBS or VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

3TV is looking for TelePrompter Operators
Need two part-time teleprompter operators for GMAZ. Hours are 4:14am-9:15am and 5:00am to 10am. They would run prompter and print/run scripts to studio. The pay is $10 an hour. Interested candidates—they can contact Laurie Passman at lpassman@azfamily.com

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