Future Tense Initiative Information Sessions
Interested in writing about topics and policy issues that will shape the future? Topics such as sustainability, technology, climate change to name a few? Interested in traveling to Washington to work an internship to write about these topics and then having your work seen in Slate?
Future Tense is a partnership between the New America Foundation, Arizona State University and Slate magazine to explore emerging technologies and their transformative effects on society and public policy. Central to the partnership is a series of events in Washington, D.C., that take in-depth, provocative looks at issues that, while little-understood today, will dramatically reshape the policy debates of the coming decade.
Join us for a brief info session about Future Tense internships on Thursday March 6 at 3:30 p.m. in Cronkite #222.
Please RSVP by noon Wednesday March 5. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
by March 5.
Detecting Corporate Fraud- a free workshop for aspiring journalists
You are invited to attend the Reynolds Center’s free workshop — Detecting Corporate Fraud – here at Cronkite before the SABEW Conference.
This pre-conference workshop will be from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on March 27. Your instructors are Theo Francis, award-winning financial journalist for The Wall Street Journal, and Roddy Boyd, founder of the Southern Investigative Reporting Foundation. You will learn techniques for digging – with an eye for fraud – into U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings and other public disclosures. Please sign up here.
Recruiter Visits For 2014 Graduates
If you will be a May 2014 and December 2014 graduate, there will be a few recruitment opportunities at the school. The first two are:
March 20-21: News Press & Gazette Company (NPG). NPG is a family-owned media company (broadcast and newspaper) based in St. Joseph, Missouri. TV stations include: KESQ (ABC) in Palm Springs, KEYT (ABC) in Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo/Santa Maria, KRDO (ABC) in Colorado Springs, KJCT (ABC) in Grand Junction, KIFI (ABC) in Idaho Falls, KMIZ (Fox) in Columbia, MO, KNPN (Fox) in St. Joseph, KVIA (ABC) in El Paso, KTVZ (NBC ) in Bend and KECY (Fox) in Yuma.
Time of interviews: March 21 9am-3pm in Cronkite 240A on the second floor
Must send resume to email@example.com by March 14.
Recruiters are tentatively scheduled to watch Cronkite NewsWatch on Thursday March 20. After the show, they would like to have a pizza get together with NewsWatch staff and all other students on the 6th floor to talk about the company and why they are here.
April 4 Hearst Broadcasting: News director Sue Stephens from KOAT-TV (ABC) in Albuquerque will interview May and December 2014 graduates for positions at KOAT and other Hearst properties. Hearst has 29 TV stations in about 35 markets.
Time of interviews: April 4 9am-3pm in Cronkite 240A on the second floor. Must send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 14.
Summer 2014 internships- Reno Gazette-Journal
Ad Expires: March 13, 2014
Job ID: 1564338
The Reno (Nev.) Gazette-Journal is looking for summer 2014 interns in the following categories: news writing, sports writing and photography.
The internship is a paid, 12-week commitment. However, start/end date is flexible depending on intern’s college schedule. Interns are expected to work 40-hour weeks with some nights and weekends as a member of our team.
Applicants must be able to receive college credit for the internship, in addition to the stipend for the 12-week internship period. Underclassmen are preferred, but spring 2014 graduates may be considered as merited. Please indicate expected graduation date on résumé.
The RGJ will help interns find rental housing, but interns must be able to provide their own transportation for the summer. Additional standard equipment is required for photography applicant.
Interns will work directly with current RGJ staff members in story and concept development, story editing and multimedia production. Familiarity with iPhones and producing videos on iPhones is a plus. Social media acumen also is preferred.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and current résumé. Writing applicants must submit no more than three clips in a Word document or PDF via email. Photography applicants must submit a link to an online portfolio that is well-rounded, including sports-action photography.
News applicants should send applications via email to breaking news/business editor John Huetter at email@example.com. Sports applicants should send to sports editor Johanna Huybers at firstname.lastname@example.org. Photography applicants should send to photo director Tim Dunn at email@example.com.
Deadline for applications is Friday, March 14. The RGJ will contact finalists for more information and to set up a phone interview by Tuesday, April 1. Applicants who are not contacted by that time will not be contacted further and can consider the process closed. All applications must be submitted by email; no hard copies or phone calls please.
Contact e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Two six-month, full-time, paid writing internships are available at Smithsonian magazine in Washington, D.C., beginning July 2014. The editorial internship involves writing, blogging and producing multimedia for the magazine’s website and writing for the print magazine’s “Smithsonian” department. The digital internship involves writing, blogging, producing multimedia for the magazine’s website, assisting in managing Smithsonian.com’s social media presence and other research and reporting tasks.
Candidates for both internships should have a proven aptitude for writing, along with web journalism skills and experience. A recent undergraduate or graduate degree and published writing samples are required.
How To Apply:
To apply for both internships, please submit a résumé, contact information for 3 references, 3 clips, and a cover letter that includes a pitch for a story for our website or print magazine. No phone calls or emails, please. Applications can be submitted via our online form http://www.smithsonianmag.com/about/internships-employment/ or mailed in hard copy to:
Attn: Intern Application
Capital Gallery, Suite 6001
MRC 513, PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012
If sending by FedEx, UPS or other courier, please send to:
600 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 6001
Washington, DC 20024
The application deadline is April 1. Final candidate selection will be subject to the applicant’s successful completion of a pre-appointment background check. EEO.
Summer 2014 Writing Internship- Midnight Publishing
Looking to gain experience in the world of publishing, writing and editing, and marketing? Founded by a Walter Cronkite School of Journalism alumni, Midnight Publishing is looking to hire two part-time interns seeking course credit, but there are also future opportunities for pay. Our company has helped ghostwrite, edit and publish fiction and non-fiction books and content for high-profile figures and businesses. Ideal candidates will have a strong passion for reading and writing, and experience writing press releases, SEO blogging, copy writing, proofreading/editing, and/or website design. Email email@example.com to apply, or visit www.midnightpublishingllc.com.
Summer Paid Internship in Costa Rica- costarica.com
CostaRica.com is the world’s leading information website for Costa Rica. We provide firsthand information on culture, travel, business, and life in Costa Rica. We are looking for an undergraduate or recent graduate with experience in journalism willing to trek through the mountains, rainforests and beaches of Costa Rica to enhance and empower our comprehensive travel guides and reviews on latest activities, hotels and restaurants throughout Costa Rica.
The internship will require you to be in different destinations throughout Costa Rica. While traveling, we will cover the expenses for the hotels, activities/tours, park entrances and restaurants that you review. The internship pays $200 per month, plus a travel budget of $100 per trip.
Between destinations you will be living with a Costa Rican host family in San Jose, Costa Rica, for a period of one to two weeks per month with your food and lodging included.
Generating original story ideas/editorial content, researching/collecting information, writing and proof reading articles for print and web.
Copyediting articles from other contributors for consistency, readability and AP style in a web-based format.
Traveling, dining and doing outdoor activities throughout Costa Rica will be required.
Recent graduates or undergraduates with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism
Strong organizational and communication skills with keen attention to detail and problem solving skills
Knowledge of MS Office applications, especially Word and Excel
Knowledge of AP style and grammar is a must
Strong loyalty, commitment, and passion to what he or she does
Ability to work alone and with a team
Self-reliant and self-determined to succeed in an evolving environment
Ability to meet deadlines
Availability to travel
Physically fit (able to hike high mountains and volcanoes, rock climb, surf, kayak, canoe, whitewater raft, do zip lines, camping, hang glide, parachute, and more.)
Basic knowledge of photography
Ability to enhance images with Lightroom or Photoshop.
Must have his/her own personal laptop computer
Strong demonstrated creative eye and sense of design
Please submit a resume, personal photo, three writing samples and a short summary on why you think you would be a good fit for this position.
Summer 2014 Internship at Non-profit PR
The Arizona Foundation for Women is dedicated to empowering women by helping to lift them out of poverty, abuse situations and joblessness. They do this by directly funding organizations that provide shelter, advocacy and job training. In other words, you donate to AZFW and they donate that money to Sojourner Center, Girl Scouts Beyond Bars, Sharon Manor (abuse shelter in Flagstaff) etc.
They are looking for 2 interns this Summer. There is a small stipend available.
Keile (Keel) Jacquay (Ja-kay) (Executive Assistant)
Summer Editorial Internship in Los Angeles- The Beauty Observer
http://thebeautyobserver.com/ is searching for an editorial intern based in Los Angeles with a passion for beauty, celebrity and fashion for a 1-2 day (in office or remote) internship. We are looking for someone who will assist the editor in generating unique and interesting beauty content for The Beauty Observer, write daily posts, trends, interviews and features, source images and product links as well as upload stories to the site.
The ideal candidate will be a journalism student who has their own laptop as well as a basic working knowledge of wordpress and a love for beauty, journalism and celebrity (basic photoshop image cropping skills and SEO knowledge a big plus). Please send your resume and a cover letter detailing why you want to work with The Beauty Observer to Julia Teen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer 2014- TheStreet in NY Video Internship
Industry: Financial Services
Location: New York
Ad Expires: March 11, 2014
Job ID: 1563692
TheStreet, a leading digital financial media company whose network of digital services provides users, subscribers and advertisers with a variety of content and tools through a range of online, social media, tablet and mobile channels is currently seeking a full-time paid Video Editor Intern to be part of the 2013 Spring Internship Program. The intern will play a key role in helping add to and refine the rapidly-growing audio and video portion of our site. Responsibilities will center on producing audio and video podcasts.
Our internship program provides currently enrolled and recent college graduates with the opportunity to use their academic understanding in a real-world, business-driven environment. During this internship you will work closely with experienced industry professionals and learn through hands-on experience, develop your leadership abilities in a professional environment, and gain an overview of the financial media industry. Colleagues from different specialty areas of TheStreet conduct seminars and luncheons for interns each week. Interns will also work on a special TST project, which they present to a senior management panel for review at the conclusion of the internship. The summer internship offers an invaluable career-development experience that can often lead to an employment opportunity with us after graduation.
Assist with filming and editing video segments.
Arrange optimal lighting, camera and teleprompter setup for video shoots.
Assist in scheduling tapings and guest appearances.
Occasionally help with location shoots and/or work in front of the camera.
Be able to commit to the full intern program.
Familiarity with video production equipment and software.
Interest in filming and editing video segments.
Knowledge of Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere.
Comfort with Macintosh and PC operating systems.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work well with a variety of personalities.
Interest in business and financial news.
Social media savvy.
To apply:Please send us a copy of your resume with a cover letter indicating “2014 Spr Video” in the subject line to email@example.com.
Contact e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Radio Internship in Phoenix
Jack or Jill of all trades will get hands on experience in a variety of capacities for a new internet radio talk show The Empowerment Team. Candidate would be responsible for researching and setting up potential guests, helping maintain social media sites, and even handling live call ins on the show. Anyone interested please respond to me directly at email@example.com
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS
Scripps Howard Semester in Washington
The Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington internship application deadline is March 15. Our post-graduate, multimedia fellowship deadline is April 1.
The Scripps Howard Foundation is looking for curious, energetic college juniors and seniors who are studying journalism to report from Washington during the fall term. Interns are paid a stipend and provided free housing in furnished apartments.
Interns find, report and write stories for the web-based Scripps Howard Foundation Wire, take photos, create slide shows and shoot and edit video. Semester in Washington takes six interns in the 14-week fall term. Applicants with multimedia experience will be given preference.
A seventh intern works for the Hispanic Link News Service. Applicants should be juniors or seniors with previous internship experience or extensive work with student media.
We are also looking for a post-graduate, multimedia fellow. The fellowship lasts for a year, beginning in early September. The fellow maintains our website, teaches video and photography skills to the undergraduate interns using our DSLR cameras and editing software. The fellow also reports his or her own stories, creates interactive graphics and coordinates group projects. The fellowship includes a stipend of $22,155 and free housing.
Program dates and application deadlines:
· Fall 2014: Sept. 10 to Dec. 16. Application deadline: March 15. Program includes a stipend of $2,660 and free housing.
· Hispanic Link intern: same deadline, stipend and free housing
· Post-graduate, multimedia fellow: early September 2014 to August 2015. Application deadline: April 1. Program includes a $22,155 stipend and free housing.
The fall program includes an international intern who is chosen by the International Center for Journalists.
For more details and to fill out an application form, go to the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire website.
Sports Writing Scholarship $5,000- Jim Murray Foundation
Fourteen years and 88 Murray Scholars later, the Murray Scholar family continues to strengthen and grow through the Jim Murray Memorial Foundation’s continued efforts to award scholarships to outstanding journalism students while perpetuating Jim Murray’s legacy.
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.
2014 Essay Topic:
Write a column that tells the story of an event, incident or person who figures prominently in the sports history of your university. It could be a memorable game, or coach, or player, or even an artifact that has become an indelible part of the story of your college (or maybe town).
I. Conditions of Eligibility:
A.An applicant must be a citizen of the United States; pending application for citizenship does not qualify a person to apply.
B.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 2014 semester at the University’s School of Journalism, who will graduate in spring of 2015 and not mid-year.
C.An applicant must have at least a “B” (3.0) grade point average and be enrolled full-time.
D.An applicant must show, integrity of character, interest in and respect for his/her fellow humans, and the energy to use his/her writing talents to the fullest extent.
II. Essay Format Guidelines:
1.No more than 1000 words, but no less than 750 words.
2.Must be prepared with a one-inch (1”) margin, 12-point font, double-spaced.
3.Applicant’s first and last name and word count in the upper right corner of each page
4.Multiple pages must be numbered bottom-center.
Murray Scholar Print Journalism Scholarship Program
B.Additional items to submit with the essay
1.Completed essay application, including full name, email address, cell phone number, and date of birth
III. Student Submission Guidelines:
A.Students shall submit their essays and additional items requested to the journalism school or party responsible for coordinating the Scholarship Program by the internal submission deadline determined by the school.
B.The applicant’s journalism school will review student essays. Upon review, it will be at the journalism school’s discretion to select one (1) student essay to be submitted for the JMMF scholarship competition.
C.The Jim Murray Memorial Foundation WILL NOT accept essays sent by students and will be returned accordingly. It will be the responsibility of the journalism school to submit its selected essay to the Foundation.
D.Essays MUST be original for the JMMF scholarship competition. Pre-published articles or columns will be disqualified.
Application and instructions are located in the Student Resource Center on the second floor of the Cronkite School. Deadline to submit materials is 5:00 p.m. MST April 4, 2014. Send the essay to firstname.lastname@example.org. Use “MURRAY ESSAY” in the subject line.
Univision / Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Fellowship Program
Univision is hiring graduate students from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication to work as Fellows for a period of six months, with a possible six-month extension. The Fellows will be assigned to one of the different units of Univision’s News Department, which include the following: Digital, Documentary and Investigative
Fellows will work as full-time, temporary employees of Univision and will be paid a gross amount of $700 per week, less applicable deductions and withholdings. Univision will also give each Fellow a relocation allowance in the gross amount of $500 (if applicable), and will provide the Fellow with assistance on housing information and transportation, which will be the Fellow’s responsibility. Fellowship opportunities will be based from Univision’s Miami offices.
The Fellows will be treated as regular employees and will have the supervision and evaluation by each of the Unit’s coordinators. Univision will provide several days of training and orientation for each Fellow when they begin the program. At the completion of the fellowship, the Fellows may be considered for a regular position at Univision.
For 2014, the Fellows will be assigned to the following units, although these assignments may change in the future of the program. Fluency or a high level of proficiency in written and spoken Spanish is required.
We are looking for highly driven multimedia journalists who are proficient in digital storytelling. Shooting, editing and writing skills are a must.
Documentary Unit: The documentary Fellows will be in charge of assisting the head of documentaries in the production of original feature-length documentaries, short documentaries and series for Univision and Fusion. They will do camera-work, editing, research, and production.
Investigative Unit: Investigative unit Fellows will be a part of the award-winning Investigative Unit. They will conduct their own investigations, as well as assist in research and producing original content and special investigations.
Digital Unit: Digital Fellows will be working on Special Projects for Univision News and Fusion’s digital platforms. The fellows will be required to have knowledge in data visualization, infographic design and the ability to craft stories through visual and interactive media
A.Application deadline: MARCH 1st, 2014
B.Email application materials to Julia Saenz: email@example.com and Julia Saenz: firstname.lastname@example.org
a.Candidates must submit a cover letter of no more than one page addressing which positions they are applying for, why they are interested in Univision, what makes them a good candidate and the skills they bring to the table
c.Link to online portfolio and/or links to 4 articles, videos, multimedia reports or web publications.
D.Univision will review the applications and will contact the candidates to schedule an interview
E.Univision will select fellows and make offers on or before May 1st, 2014.
Zocalo Fellowship in Santa Monica fall 2014
The Cronkite School is accepting applications for student fellowships with Zócalo Public Square at ASU’s new Santa Monica., Calif., bureau.
Students will work out of the new Cronkite School bureau in Santa Monica during the fall semester. Fellows will work up to 40 hours a week for $10 an hour, producing content for the Zócalo website and assisting with public events. Students also may apply to receive Cronkite internship credit for the fellowship. The Cronkite School will cover the cost of travel to and from Santa Monica. Students will be responsible for arranging their own housing.
Zócalo Public Square, a project of the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University, is a not-for-profit Ideas Exchange that seeks to engage a new, young and diverse generation in the public square through a blend of live events and humanities journalism. It partners with educational, cultural, and philanthropic institutions to present free, non-partisan public events and conferences in cities across the U.S. and beyond and to publish original daily journalism that is distributed to more than 100 media outlets nationwide.
Fellows may be graduate or undergraduate Cronkite students with an interest in sustainability, energy, the environment and related fields. Duties include generating story ideas, identifying and working with contributing writers, writing and editing articles for the website, and assisting with the planning and execution of public discussions and lectures on current affairs topics. Fellows will work with a small staff of writers and editors who produce new content daily for the website and who solicit contributions from diverse people whose voices would otherwise go unheard. Strong editing skills are a must as are curiosity and energy. The successful applicant will be able to generate story ideas off the news that provide a different perspective on current topics and write and edit for voice.
Some evening work is required. Fellows may have the opportunity to travel to Zócalo events in California and around the country. A car is not required but is suggested. To apply for a fall 2014 fellowship, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong at email@example.com.
Deadline to apply is April 4, 2014
Sports Journalists Scholarship
The Associated Press Sports Editors are sponsoring four $1,500 scholarship for collegiate sports journalists.
APSE, a national organization of sports editors, is awarding four scholarships to help motivate talented students to pursue a career in sports journalism. Collegiate sports journalists entering their sophomore, junior or senior years are eligible for the scholarship which will awarded based on the students’ journalistic work, their academic record, financial need, and geography. The scholarships will be awarded to students from four different regions of the United States. The winners will be chosen by the APSE scholarship committee, which is chaired by Joe Sullivan, sports editor of the Boston Globe and includes editors from all sections of the United States. Deadline is June 1.
Please have them include the following information in their letter of application:
– Personal: Name, address, age, phone number.
– Academic: A copy of the student’s collegiate grades.
– Financial: A brief rundown of the student’s financial situation, with regards to how he/she plans to pay for tuition.
– Five examples of sports journalism (usually stories but could also be sections the student has edited), using either links or PDFs.
Email information to Joe Sullivan, sports editor of the Boston Globe at Jtsullivan@globe.com with APSE Scholarship in subject line.
PART-TIME MEDIA JOBS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Project: Video tape Phoenix Arts and Cultural Commission meeting. Video and audio should include all commission members, staff, and public in attendance.
Purpose: Urban Governance URB 305. For discussion of board and commission roles and responsibilities within a local government unit.
Date and Time: Wednesday, March 19, 4:00-5:30. Setup and takedown will require additional time
Location: Phoenix City Hall 200 West Washington
12 Central Conference Room (12th Floor)
Compensation: Standard, generous rate.
Contact by March 5:
GEOFFREY E. GONSHER
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS/COLLEGE OF PUBLIC PROGRAMS
Journalists wanted for Tempe based blog.
For three years, TempeThoughts.com has kept its subscribers updated with the news and events specific to the Tempe area through its blog and weekly newsletter. In order to expand our audience we are looking for talented journalists to contribute to the site with Tempe Based articles. These may include, but are not limited to, restaurant reviews, fundraisers, neighborhood issues, city issues, profiles on a Tempe resident , local coffee shops, business profiles, Tempe history, sports, entertainment, arts ….. etc. As long as the main focus is upon the city of Tempe, the more creative the piece the better.
There will be compensation for published articles, starting at $0.05 per word. If Authors choose to write a profile on a specific business, they will be given the opportunity to charge a fee for their published work. Many business’s find this helpful in getting “the word out”.
In addition to the Tempethoughts Blog/Newsletter, we are also in the process of creating a similar resource but with content that will include information and reviews of ASU student housing. If you live on or off campus and would be interested in reporting about the various housing options around the ASU Phoenix and Tempe campus, please contact us.
514 S. Mill Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85281
Flashnotes is a Boston-based startup. We’re looking for a Campus COO at ASU. A young entrepreneur who is looking to get some experience building and running their own business on campus. It’s a great opportunity for a student to gain real-world experience before even graduating.
A little about us: Flashnotes.com is the biggest student-to-student marketplace to buy and sell study materials. We just had a huge launch, covered by TechCrunch and a variety of other outlets. So we’re expanding to many Universities across the country.
$20/hour plus 5% commission on sales.
CONTACT: Kate Adams, VP of Marketing
Photographer for Grand Canyon Chapter of Red Cross- Volunteer or small stipend
Each year the Grand Canyon Chapter of the American Red Cross (ARC) honors some 300 volunteers at an informal awards event in the Phoenix area. This year’s event will be Saturday, March 22, at the Phoenix Zoo, and we wonder if this might present a fun learning opportunity for an ASU photojournalism student.
The event, which takes place from 9-11 a.m., includes a buffet breakfast and a short awards presentation. This year we’re considering a photo opportunity, where volunteers can have their picture taken with an American Red Cross character, DAT Dog; stuffed dog toys are given to children when Red Cross Disaster Action Teams (DAT) are called in to help communities. The photos would be posted on the Grand Canyon ARC Facebook site, so volunteers could download the photos as keepsakes from the event. This might be worthwhile for a photojournalism student as part of his/her portfolio, and we, of course, would give a prominent photo credit.
In the past, a local professional photographer has provided his services gratis to take candid photos during the event. We are considering having him again this year, in addition to the ASU student. We would hope the photojournalism student might lend his/her talents for those two hours, too, or perhaps we could provide a stipend for his/her efforts.
Special Events Volunteer
Grand Canyon Chapter
American Red Cross
(510) 449-8496 cell
(480) 474-4992 home
Relay For Life PR & Communications Volunteer
Tempe Relay for Life needs help with the publicity/media side of its May 2 event at Tempe Diablo Stadium. The event will be held from 6:00 p.m. May 2 through 6:00 a.m. May 3. Seeking at least one more person to add to a subcommittee, but preferably 2 or 3 people.
Primary contact will be myself at my cell phone number. The project will start right away and will involve press releases, video coverage, pictures, and anything to get the word to the public by means of face to face, media, and social media. During the event, it will involve coverage of the event throughout the night and possible interviews with the media.
CONTACT: Christina Perry