Opportunities 2.6.15


Summer and/or Fall 2015 Internship Information For Internship Interview Days
Are you interested in participating in the upcoming internship interview days that feature local companies? If so, please complete an online application.

There are two application deadlines:
Broadcast and PR Internship Application Deadline
February 6 (11:59 PM MST)
For all internships applications, you must submit an unofficial transcript to Cronkite Office #222. The transcript should be submitted either with the application or within fives days of the application deadline.

Publications Internship Application Deadline
February 27 (11:59 PM MST)
For all internships applications, you must submit an unofficial transcript to Cronkite Office #222. The transcript should be submitted either with the application or within fives days of the application deadline.

Graduating Seniors- BE A PEANUTTER!
Want a job you can really go nuts for? Do you have an appetite for adventure, a friendly personality and boundless enthusiasm? Do you want to represent the Planters brand as a goodwill ambassador through radio and television appearances, newspaper interviews, grocery store and military visits, and sport and charity functions? Do you want to meet and greet people from coast to coast? Do you want to work in your own traveling public relations firm; organizing promotions and pitching TV, radio and print media? If the answer is “Yes”, you could qualify to be an official Planters Peanutter.
We are currently accepting résumés through January 15th for a one-year Peanutter position beginning in June. Applicants should have a BA or BS, preferably in public relations, journalism, communications, advertising, or marketing, though applicants are not limited to these degrees. The position is 100% travel.
Se habla Español? Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

The Nuts and Bolts:
•Competitive salary, plus expenses, benefits and clothing.
•Opportunity to work in a traveling public relations firm.
•Experience in a self-managed position with many responsibilities.
•A company car guaranteed to turn heads.

If you’re an outgoing, creative, friendly, enthusiastic, college graduate with a big appetite for adventure attend the information session to apply and find out more! Please bring resume and cover letter to apply.
•Date: February 12, 2015
•Time: 5:30-6:30 PM
•Location: MU 248 (Rincon Rm) – Tempe Campus


Spring/Summer 2015 Gordon C. James PR Internship
Gordon C. James Public Relations (GCJPR) is a full-service public relations, event management and government affairs agency, celebrating their twentieth year in the industry. Our corporate headquarters is located in Phoenix with an additional office in Washington DC. We represent many local, national and international clients and would be a wonderful environment for an intern gain valuable experience in all aspects of public relations and event management.

Interns are a critical component to our success. Tasks include filing and making deliveries; drafting and following up with press releases; as well as attending client meetings (when possible) and participating in media events. Additionally, interns may be asked to complete other writing projects such as social media posts including blogs, Twitter and Facebook posts for clients.

Our interns must know how to use Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as have excellent skills in utilizing the internet for gathering information. The internship would require a motivated and professional individual who wishes to learn more about event planning as well as public relations. College students at any level are encouraged to apply.

GCJPR encourages input and ideas from all of its employees, including interns. Internships can be tailored to skills and areas of learning that the intern would like to pursue, as it fits with the needs of our clients.

The GCJPR internship is a paid position that can be used to qualify for school credit hours. Current internship needs are for Monday and Wednesday 8am-noon and Friday 8am-5pm.

Please send a resume to Megan Rose at mrose@gcjpr.com.

Megan Rose
Gordon C James Public Relations
Twitter: @GCJPR

Summer 2015 AAJA/Sacramento Bee
Paid 10-week internship program available for students and recent graduates pursuing a journalism career in print, photo, graphics or multimedia. AAJA Sacramento must receive applications no later than March 15, 2015.

Summer 2015- The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel- PAID

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is accepting applications for its 2015 summer internship program. The Journal Sentinel is the largest newspaper in Wisconsin with a daily circulation of 185,000 and a Sunday circulation of 330,000. Milwaukee is a culturally diverse city in a metropolitan area of 1.2 million people located in southeastern Wisconsin.

Our internships last up to 12 weeks and pay $500 per week. All interns must have transportation. Mileage and expenses related to covering assignments are reimbursed.

Application materials for reporting and copyediting positions should include a cover letter, resume, and clips. Digital media is preferred for photography, design, graphics, and multimedia positions. Deadline is February 20.

Email for more information. Only packets with self addressed stamped envelopes will be returned. Send materials to the appropriate contact person at:

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
333 W. State St.
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Photography Intern:
We expect our interns to be able to function as staff photographers with guidance from the picture editing staff. The intern will have access to our pool equipment and will be issued a digital camera bodies, a set of lenses, and a video kit. Proficiency in various types of multimedia is a plus. This internship begins on or after June 1.

Contact Berford Gammon, Director of Photography, 414-224-2608, bgammon@journalsentinel.com.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Graphics/Design Intern:
We expect our interns to be able to learn the basics of the Newsgate production system and function as a designer/graphics artist and producer. We use Macs and PCs. The intern spends time on our news design, features design, and graphics desks. This internship begins on or after June 1.

Contact Sherman Williams, Assistant Managing Editor/Visual Journalism 414-224-2685, shwillia@jrn.com.


RTDNA Scholarships
Scholarships are open to undergraduate students pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism. Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores, juniors or seniors in good standing when scholarships are awarded for the 2015-2016 academic year. Students may apply for only one RTDNF scholarship, and past RTDNF scholarship winners are not eligible. Deadline April 3.

Complete the online application form, including:Contact information, Experience, URL links to 3-5 work samples; Work samples should be broadcast (television/radio) or online news pieces; Work samples should be uploaded to a host site like YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud, etc.

Upload the supplemental materials:
-Cover letter
-Discuss your current and past journalism experience
-Describe how you intend to use the funds
-Discuss your choice to pursue a career in journalism
-Cover letter addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee
-Letter of recommendation from a professor, advisor, or supervisor addressed to RTDNF Scholarship Committee

Available Scholarships

Ed Bradley– $10,000
Ed Bradley is best known for his award-winning work in 26 years on CBS News’ 60 Minutes and as the first African American White House TV correspondent. Bradley received the Paul White Award from RTDNA in 2000 recognizing his lifetime commitment to excellence in journalism and the First Amendment Award from RTDNF in 2005 in recognition of his support of First Amendment rights. He passed away in 2006.

Bradley established the Ed Bradley Scholarship in 1994. Since then, 20 young, aspiring journalists have received the award created by the late CBS News and 60 Minutes correspondent. Past winners have gone on to work for organizations including NPR, CNN, and Al-Jazeera America. They have enjoyed careers from reporter, anchor, and media attorney to Saturday Night Live comedy writer and White House speechwriter.

The recipient of the Ed Bradley Scholarship will receive $10,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference.

Carole Simpson– $2,000
In a career of notable firsts, Carole Simpson has led the way for minorities and women in broadcasting. After beginning her career as a journalism educator, she went on to break barriers and raise social issues as a journalist. Simpson was the first woman broadcast news in Chicago, the first African American woman to anchor a network TV evening newscast, and the first minority woman to solo moderate a presidential debate. She retired from ABC News in 2006 to become Leader-in-Residence at Emerson College’s School of Communications in Boston. Her memoir, NewsLady, was published in 2010.

Carole Simpson is a former RTDNF trustee and the 1996 recipient of the Leonard Zeidenberg First Amendment Award in recognition of her work to protect First Amendment Freedoms. She established the Carole Simpson Scholarship to encourage and help minority students to overcome hurdles along their career path in electronic journalism.

The recipient of the Carole Simpson Scholarship will receive $2,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference.

President’s Scholarship– $1,000
Two awards are given each year in honor of former RTDNA Presidents Theodore Koop, Bruce Dennis, James McCulla, John Salisbury, Bruce Palmer, Dick Cheverton, Jim Byron, Ben Chatfield and John Hogan.

The recipients of the Presidents Scholarship will each receive $1,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference.

Mike Reynolds– $1,000
Mike Reynolds, who died in 1988 of a brain tumor at age 45, was assignment editor and then managing editor at KCCI-TV in Des Moines, IA. This scholarship is awarded to a journalism student with a good writing ability, excellent grades, a dedication to the news business, strong interest in pursuing a career in electronic journalism and a demonstrated need for financial assistance.

The recipient of the Mike Reynolds Scholarship will receive $1,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference.

Lou & Carol Prato Scholarship– $1,000
Louis F. Prato has dedicated more than 30 years to RTDNA and RTDNF. Lou served as secretary of the RTDNF Board of Trustees, and for more than 20 years he was treasurer of the RTDNA Board of Directors. Lou has worked as a sports broadcaster, news director, a journalism professor. Lou and his wife Carole live near his alma mater, Penn State University. He is the author of several books on Penn State football, including The Penn State Football Encyclopedia, and was Director of the Penn State All Sports Museum.

The scholarship was established in 2001 in recognition of Lou’s service to RTDNA and RTDNF and his commitment to excellence in journalism. It is awarded to a journalism student who brings Lou’s journalism values to covering sports.

The recipient of the Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship will receive $1,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference.

Pete Wilson Scholarship- $2,000
The Pete Wilson Journalism Scholarship was established in 2007 to honor the late Pete Wilson, a San Francisco television and radio journalist. The scholarship is granted to an undergraduate or graduate journalism student from the San Francisco Bay area or attending a college or university in the Bay Area who shares Wilson’s commitment to ethical, responsible journalism. The Pete Wilson Scholarship alternates each year between undergraduates and graduate applicants. The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student in the 2015-2016 academic year, and a graduate student in the 2016-2017 academic year.

The recipient of the Pete Wilson Journalism Scholarship will receive $2,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference. Must be from the Bay area.


Rodeo Camera Operators
We are looking for qualified video camera operators for our Pro Rodeo. March 27-29, must work all 3 shows. Need 3, that understand filming pro sports live. We have the equipment. Pays $75 per show, 3 shows, so $225. Serious inquiries only.

Friday March 27: 4:30 PM- 9:30 PM
Saturday March 28: 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Sunday March 29: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

37201 N 28th St (24th St & Maddock)
Cave Creek, 85331

Contact Traci Casale


Red Carpet Reporter Contest
Virgin Atlantic is on the hunt for its very first ‘Red Carpet Reporter’ to report live from the GREAT British Film Reception at The London in West Hollywood on Friday, February 20, 2015. The airline is scouting a social media savvy, entertainment enthusiast with sizzling onscreen talent to capture the Oscar Weekend festivities as the British Consul General in Los Angeles honors the British nominees of the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Not only will the winner have exclusive interview opportunities with Oscar nominees, he or she will also gain invaluable one-on-one red carpet reporting training from Melanie Bromley, Chief News Correspondent, E! News.

Think you have what it takes?

Those with a passion for film, entertainment reporting, and social media are encouraged to show what they’ve got by submitting a short video to Virgin Atlantic highlighting their reporting skills. Here’s how:

• Follow @Virgin_Atlantic on Twitter

• Create a video on the platform of your choice (i.e. YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, Vine)

• Tweet the video to @Virgin_Atlantic with the hashtags #RedCarpetReporter and #FilmisGREAT

Video submissions are open to legal US residents at least 21 years of age, and will be accepted through February 13, 2015. The Red Carpet Reporter will be selected based on three factors: creativity, social following and their love for celebrities and film. The winner will be notified directly on February 13, and must be ready to travel on Thursday, February 19, for a two night stay in Los Angeles. Travel and accommodations for the winner and a friend will be provided. A professional videographer will be on hand to film and edit the winner’s coverage, and the videos will be featured on Virgin Atlantic’s website and social media channels.

Application instructions

Paid Sports – Film/Production/Talent
This is the ideal opportunity for an individual looking to go into sports TV. Join Reel Recruits as we travel this Summer to Colorado, Texas, Kansas, and other parts of Arizona to produce high-quality online newscast videos and highlight videos.

The Junior College World Series:
Every year, Reel Recruits is hired as the online video provider for the Junior College World Series. During this 7-day tournament in Grand Junction, Colorado, Reel Recruits follows 10 teams on the field and behind the scenes. Through a mixture of game-highlights, mic’d up sessions, and post-game interviews, Reel Recruits produces entertaining highlights that receive over 25,000 views in a 2 week span. Here is a sample of one of our online sportscasts at the Junior College World Series:


During the World Series, the intern will be responsible for:
-Filming highlights, interviews, and stories
-Finding unique stories about each team
-Editing videos on Final Cut Pro X
-Coming up with creative content to help produce an entertaining show

After the World Series, the intern will be responsible for:
-Editing content for each individual team. This video content is meant for each team’s commemorative DVDs

Reel Recruits Camps:
After the World Series, Reel Recruits goes on a 3 week trip to Kansas, Texas, and Arizona to film 2-day baseball camps at Junior College Campuses. At these camps, Reel Recruits films and produces a 2-3 minute video for each individual participant. This is a great opportunity for an intern to learn organizational and time-management skills as there will be over 40 participants at each camp (approximately 6 different camps). Here is a sample of what these videos look like (this one is 4 mins long, the videos at the camp will be 2-3 mins long):


During these Camps, the intern will be responsible for:
-Filming baseball players
-Other minor tasks that a “runner” would take on

After these Camps, the intern will be responsible for:
-Editing videos for each individual player

Other details:
-Pay will depend on the quality of the work and the coachability/attitude of the intern (Estimated range: $1,200-$2000 for the 2 months of work)
-All living arrangements, all travel, and some food will be paid for
-Job starts May 14 and ends July 31
-May 17-June 20 will be the length of the road trip for the World Series and camps

-Would like, but not required, to have experience in Final Cut Pro
-Some sports film experience
-Professional, coachable attitude
-Would like, but not required, to have on-camera experience
-Sports (specifically baseball) knowledge

Please send resumes and demo reels to kstanley@reelrecruits.com, or call Kyle Stanley at 619-204-4579 (we are located in Old Town Scottsdale off of 75th st and 6th Ave).


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