Opportunities 3.1.17

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Final Four Volunteer Opportunity
The Westwood One Radio group seeks volunteers for radio row March 30-31 in downtown Phoenix. See the full listing in the Part-time jobs/volunteer section of the blog.

Full Court Press
“Full Court Press,” the annual United States Basketball Writers Association sports writing seminar and scholarship competition, will take place on Friday, March 31 in the football press box at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.The session will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., and will be followed by the presentation of the Oscar Robertson Trophy to the USBWA Player of the Year.

The 17th anniversary event provides opportunities for students interested in a career in sports journalism to cover events on the day before the national semifinals, including practices, press conferences and the Reese’s College All Star Game.

Students may enter a writing competition for a $1,000 scholarship in honor of the late Larry Donald, the only two-time USBWA president and the founder and long-time publisher and editor of Basketball Times.

The seminar is being organized by the Sports Capital Journalism Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and will be moderated by its director, past USBWA president and Hall of Fame member Malcolm Moran.

There is limited space available, so early registration is strongly encouraged. Applications will be accepted in the order they are received.

TO REGISTER: Students should send an email to Sports Capital Journalism Program graduate assistant Mark Alewine markalewine001@gmail.com

The subject line should read: FULL COURT PRESS 2017.

Please provide your name, university, email address and cell phone number.

Additional information, including instructions for picking up Friday credentials, will be sent after the registration process is complete.

At the center of the seminar is a panel discussion including:
•Ed Graney of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, USBWA president.
•Jim O’Connell of the Associated Press, past USBWA president and a member of its Hall of Fame.
•Bill Hill, Assistant Managing Editor, MLB.com

The discussion will include topics such as the influence of social media, the state of the job market, navigational skills in a 24/7 digital era and survival tactics to deal with increasingly difficult deadlines.

Please note: Registration will continue until all places are taken, and will close on Monday, March 13.

News-Press and Gazette Info Session
March 20 at 12:00 p.m. in Cronkite 314

Come find out what NPG is all about and learn about their markets and the many opportunities with the company. RSVP for the info session by Monday March 13. Juniors, Seniors and Graduate students who want to work as an MMJ, with digital content, produce newscasts, work in TV sports or TV production should attend.

 

Fall 2017 Professional Program Application
The deadline to apply for a fall 2017 Cronkite Professional Program is March 15. Apply today.

 

Journalism in Color: Reporting on issues as a minority journalist
Join the ASU chapters of National Association of Black Journalists, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and Asian American Journalists Association as they host a panel discussion called “Journalism in Color”. The conversation will center around how minority journalists cover stories relating to social justice issues such as race, immigration, and police brutality under the Trump administration. Panelists will include Warren Trent of 3TV, Charly Edsitty of 12 News, Heidi Renpenning of Univision, and Abe Kwok of the Arizona Republic.

Venita Hawthrone-Jones, Director of Cronkite News-Phoenix Bureau, will moderate the conversation.

‘Journalism in Color’ will be held on Wednesday, March 22 at 7:30pm in the First Amendment Forum.

 

INTERNSHIPS

Summer 2017- Buzzfeed Investigations Paid Internship- New York
BuzzFeed News is seeking a full-time intern to work on our award-winning investigations team. We are looking for someone who cares deeply about investigative work and appreciates the high stakes it often entails.

Requirements
-Supremely detail-oriented, trustworthy, and self-motivated
-Skilled in a wide range of reporting techniques, from interviews to databases to public records and beyond
-Eager to assist on other people’s projects, in whatever way is required. Depending on how things go, there may also be an opportunity to pursue your own investigative stories, as other interns have done.
-This is a full-time, paid internship based in New York, for the summer 2017.

What BuzzFeed expects from you:
Internships are open to currently-enrolled rising juniors, seniors, and graduate students at accredited colleges and universities.
A commitment to stay in the program for its entire duration.
A sense of humor, a can-do attitude, and a true passion for what BuzzFeed is building.
To apply before our deadline: Friday, March 3rd (like the whoooole day, so if it’s 11:59pm ET and you click submit, you’re still good!)

To Apply
Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and any relevant clips.

 

Summer 2017- BuzzFeed Photo Paid Internship- New York
BuzzFeed News is looking for a photo intern to join us this summer! S/he should have a strong interest in current events, photography, photographers and how images can make or break a story. Successful candidates are creative, organized, a strong communicator, and like working in a fast-paced environment.

Under the guidance of the Design Director and photo staff the intern will work on photo research, archiving projects, routing paperwork and occasionally shooting in-house. Interns are also expected to be part of brainstorms for shoots and photo essays, help maintain our social channels, assist more senior photo editors and provide general support to keep the art dept. running smoothly.

Skills:

-Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge a must)
-Resizing images, light color correction as needed
-Spreadsheets
-Familiarity w/a Content Management System
-Familiarity with wire services and photo research archives
-Familiarity with a DSLR and studio lighting equipment
-A sense of humor and a working knowledge of photographic trends

To Apply
Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and a URL to their portfolio–either stories you’ve photo edited or original images (no dropbox or PDFs please).

What BuzzFeed expects from you:
-Internships are open to currently-enrolled rising juniors, seniors, and graduate students at accredited colleges and universities.
-A commitment to stay in the program for its entire duration.
-A sense of humor, a can-do attitude, and a true passion for what BuzzFeed is building.
To apply before our deadline: Friday, March 3rd (like the whoooole day, so if it’s 11:59pm ET and you click submit, you’re still good!)

 

Summer 2017- BuzzFeed Video News Paid Internship- New York
BuzzFeed Video is looking for a creative, innovative, and resourceful jack-of-all-trades who can assist with creating compelling news video content for the web and other digital platforms. Someone with an equal hunger for serious breaking news and fun viral stories. Someone who is constantly thinking about how to best present stories in a constantly changing landscape. Must be a native of the digital and pop cultural landscape with intimate knowledge of the latest and greatest in social media, content and emerging technology/platforms.

This is a full-time, paid internship based in New York, for the summer 2017. You must submit a sample video to be considered for this position.

Responsibilities
-Provide studio and equipment support for the production team
-Assist producers with video shoots
-Assist with recording sound
-Setup basic lighting configurations
-Go on runs for the dept
-Assist with research and media gathering
-Handle video notes and packaging processes
-Assist with production administration tasks including reconciling expenses, release paperwork, etc.
-Contribute ideas and edit short, text based videos on breaking news and viral stories

Requirements
-Experience creating and editing video content
-Experience with cameras, audio and lighting equipment
-Journalism/News experience is a plus
-A competitive drive — you enjoy winning and really going for it
-Ability to take direction and work in a dynamic environment
-A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters)

What BuzzFeed expects from you:
Internships are open to currently-enrolled rising juniors, seniors, and graduate students at accredited colleges and universities.
A commitment to stay in the program for its entire duration.
A sense of humor, a can-do attitude, and a true passion for what BuzzFeed is building.
To apply before our deadline: Friday, March 3rd (like the whoooole day, so if it’s 11:59pm ET and you click submit, you’re still good!)

Apply by March 3.

 

Summer 2017- BuzzFeed Communications Paid Internship- New York
BuzzFeed is seeking a creative, dynamic intern with strong writing skills to join its Communications team. This role will support the Internal Communications function, which helps keep BuzzFeed employees informed and engaged through written content, email communications, and events. A primary responsibility for this role will be producing content for the company intranet, but we are looking for someone who is excited to jump in on many different writing projects and can help us foster a fun, collaborative work environment.

Responsibilities:
-Write and produce content for intranet and newsletters
-Draft and copy edit various email communications
-Coordinate logistics for large company meetings and internal events
-Moderate company wide Slack channels
-Support various internal communications programs

Requirements:
-College junior or senior enrolled in a Writing or Communications program
-Excellent writing and copy editing skills
-Digital design and/or video editing experience a plus
-Well organized, great attention to detail
-Resourceful self-starter who can adapt quickly and manage tasks from multiple stakeholders
-Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
-Firm grasp on the BuzzFeed voice and company identity
-A love of GIFs and emoji
-No haters

What BuzzFeed expects from you:
Internships are open to currently-enrolled rising juniors, seniors, and graduate students at accredited colleges and universities.
A commitment to stay in the program for its entire duration.
A sense of humor, a can-do attitude, and a true passion for what BuzzFeed is building.
To apply before our deadline: Friday, March 3rd (like the whoooole day, so if it’s 11:59pm ET and you click submit, you’re still good!)

Apply by March 3.

 

Summer 2017- BuzzFeed PR Paid Internship- New York
BuzzFeed is seeking a motivated, organized, hard-working and creative public relations intern to join the Communications team in New York for the summer. The PR intern will aid a Communications team that spans all divisions of BuzzFeed, gaining experience in news, entertainment, international, business, tech and commerce communications.

The PR intern will be responsible for managing team press lists and other pertinent documents, tracking press coverage across all BuzzFeed properties, and contributing heavily to a semi-weekly company-wide newsletter of press hits. The intern will be encouraged to research and generate original pitch ideas, and will be able to work with every member of the team on a project-to-project basis.

The ideal candidate knows the media industry and its key players (tell us what you read and watch, where you get your news, who you follow, etc.), and has an excellent understanding of the TV landscape (morning shows, cable news, entertainment and late night shows, evening news, etc), as well as digital, print and radio outlets.

The PR intern will also assist with the PR team’s administrative needs, including scheduling meetings and conference calls, organizing team events, aiding with travel arrangements, expenses, and more.

This is a paid, full time internship.

Responsibilities
-Work closely with all Communications team members on projects across the company including BuzzFeed News, BuzzFeed Entertainment Group, BuzzFeed Product Lab, tech, business, and international.
-Track and compile press coverage for daily media reports that are distributed to the company.
-Track media and tech industry news that would be helpful for the communications team to read.
-Build out press lists around various projects and topics, and manage existing press lists.
-Update and maintain internal press documents and reports.
-Provide administrative support for the team including coordinating conference calls, meetings, press events, managing schedules, tracking expenses, arranging travel, etc.
-Work closely with the PR team on press pitches and appearances (generating ideas, helping with prep, staffing crews, etc) and company events that have a press element.
-Assist with award submissions and coordinating speaking engagements.
Use working knowledge of the media industry to help position BuzzFeed’s overall brand.

Qualifications
-Previous internship experience in media and/or PR required
-A demonstrated understanding of the media industry and a creative spirit when it comes to positioning BuzzFeed – bring your ideas!
-A passion for news/tech/entertainment//lifestyle, a general sensibility for the tech and media industries, and someone who knows and loves all things social
-Strong work ethic, creativity, motivation, flexibility, and excellent writing and organizational skills are necessary to succeed in this position.
-Familiarity with clipping services and contact databases (Cision, TV Eyes, etc.)
-Proficient in Google apps (Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Site, etc.)
Spanish, Portuguese, or Japanese language skills are a plus!

What BuzzFeed expects from you:
Internships are open to currently-enrolled rising juniors, seniors, and graduate students at accredited colleges and universities.
A commitment to stay in the program for its entire duration.
A sense of humor, a can-do attitude, and a true passion for what BuzzFeed is building.
To apply before our deadline: Friday, March 3rd (like the whoooole day, so if it’s 11:59pm ET and you click submit, you’re still good!)

Apply by March 3

 

Summer 2017- BuzzFeed Social Media Paid Internship- Los Angeles
BuzzFeed is seeking a Social Media Intern to join its team in Los Angeles. This person will primarily provide administrative and editorial support for the BuzzFeed social media team.

The ideal candidate is organized and detail-oriented, enthusiastic about social media and the internet, and all things BuzzFeed. We’re looking for a data-obsessed self-starter with excellent judgment and communication skills.

This is a full-time paid intern position in our Los Angeles office. We offer free lunch and snack, as well as a great company culture.

Responsibilities:
-Assist BuzzFeed social editors with scheduling posts and finding/creating content across platforms, especially Facebook.
-Engage with our social communities.
-Read and watch BuzzFeed content and find creative ways to adapt stories and videos to new platforms.
-Help maintain the cheery and collaborative BuzzFeed culture with a positive attitude and obsession with the things people are sharing, liking, recommending and talking about on the internet.

Requirements:
-Proven organizational and administrative experience.
-Understanding of social platforms and messaging apps, and why content on those platforms became popular.
-Have a positive, curious, playful disposition.
-A genuine love for and excitement about the internet (no haters).

To apply:
Include a few short paragraphs in your application explaining why you’d be a good fit for this particular position, and what your favorite BuzzFeed social page is and why. No formal cover letters, please.
Describe/create 3-5 examples of content you’d think our social audience would enjoy (hint: think visually with social sharing in mind).
Provide links to your public social media accounts.
Attach a resume

March 3 application deadline.

 

Summer 2017- 5280 Digital-Editorial Internship in Denver- PAID
5280 offers an editorial internship program focused on digital and multimedia storytelling. Interns work closely with the editorial staff on projects, which may include (but are not limited to) video production, writing and reporting stories, research, social media, and website maintenance.

As part of the program, interns will take part in training sessions and mentorship. Training sessions are run by editors and provide an overview of how the magazine works, from pitching to editing to art/design. Interns are also paired with an editor to gain firsthand knowledge about a career in journalism.

REQUIREMENTS:
Although a magazine journalism, or English degree, (or working toward a degree) is preferred, it’s not required. Published clips or writing samples are required. Applicants with a background in photography, video (5280 uses Final Cut Pro), HTML coding, or social media are encouraged to apply. A commitment of 20 hours a week is required. The internship is paid.

TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter, resumé, and three to five published clips (including video or a website, if applicable) to digital@5280.com with “digital internship” in the subject line.

 

Summer 2017- 5280 Design and Production Internship in Denver- PAID
5280 offers a three-to-six month internship position that works closely with the advertising, marketing, design and production, and digital departments.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
-Is currently enrolled or has recently graduated with a degree in graphic design.
-Is thorough and detail-oriented and comfortable handling multiple tasks at once.
-Has strong typography skills with the ability to perform tasks using style sheets.
-Possesses keen design instincts and the ability to make quick decisions about type, image, and layout in order to put together a cohesive and well-designed piece.
-Is motivated and punctual with a good work ethic and passion for design.
-Has reliable transportation to our lower downtown office.
-Has great communication skills and the ability to take direction/criticism when needed and apply that to his/her design.
-Has good working knowledge of Adobe CS5, particularly InDesign.
-Has strong familiarity with Macs.
-Has basic knowledge of HTML and CSS.
-Is available to work a minimum of 28 hours per week.

INTERNSHIP BENEFITS INCLUDE:
-Option to participate in 5280 magazine events.
-Ability to network with the magazine’s entire staff.
-Inclusion in the magazine’s printed masthead.
-Opportunity to add work to your portfolio.

DETAILS: A commitment of 90 days is preferred. The internship is paid. We are always accepting applications for this position.

TO APPLY: In order to be considered for this position you must email a cover letter, resumé, and no more than 3 design samples in one single PDF file to designjob@5280.com.

 

Summer 2017 Internship- Arizona Contractor & Community magazine
8-20 Hours/week (depending on the type of internship credit you are enrolled in)

Intern Description:
Arizona Contractor & Community magazine is seeking a social media, website, reporting intern. The intern will report to Christia Gibbons and will be responsible for implementing social media updates, revamping and maintaining the company website, and contributing one story to the quarterly hard-copy magazine.

Roles and Responsibilities:
-Contribute to website redesign project in various ways including creating calendar, groundbreaking ceremonies, threatened structures, and directory.
-Monitor and post on social networks.
-Online promotion using Facebook i.e. Contractor of the quarter.
-Keyword research and analysis for the website.
-Publishing news posts with a photo twice a week on Facebook on current construction sightings/jobs around Arizona.
-Finish the archive of articles published by the magazine

Skills:
-Go Daddy – Website Builder
-Facebook

Additional Notes:
-One paid article will be published in our quarterly publication during the intern duration (depends on length and timing of internship).
-Gas allowance will be provided to intern monthly.

CONTACT: Christia Gibbons

 

Summer or Fall 2017 – Visit Phoenix PR/Communications Internship – PAID
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second-semester freshmen- graduate student; must receive course credit)
HOURS: MINIMUM 20-HRS/WEEK; Must have reliable transportation
TYPE: PAID ($10/hour)

WHO WE ARE:
Visit Phoenix (Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau) is a non-for-profit Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) dedicated to helping the traveling public discover the amenities and attractions of Phoenix and its surrounding communities. Visit Phoenix provides information to travel professionals about available accommodations, transportation and sightseeing, and markets the destination to national and international audiences. Visit Phoenix works closely with the local hospitality community to promote and strengthen the tourism product of Phoenix, which is the sixth-largest city in the United States. More than 15 million people visit the Phoenix area annually, contributing $19 billion in direct spending to the regional economy. http://www.visitphoenix.com

OBJECTIVE:
The Communications/Media Relations Department produces Visit Phoenix’s editorial content for media, collateral, Internet, advertorials and speeches. This information is distributed in print and multimedia outlets for both leisure and meetings visitors. The Communications/Media Relations Department also manages domestic and international media relations to promote our destination to magazine, newspaper, television and radio travel journalists, as well as numerous industry Web sites. The purpose of our media/PR efforts is to encourage consumers to visit Greater Phoenix.

WHERE WE ARE:
Visit Phoenix’s offices are located on the sixth floor of One Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix, within walking distance of the Cronkite Building on ASU’s Downtown Campus.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
This internship is within Visit Phoenix’s Communications/Media Relations Department. You will work with a small staff of media relations professionals, taking responsibility for the following tasks:
•Responding to media queries via phone, e-mail and social-media mediums
•Assist in producing copy for press releases, editorial content and additional promotional materials including but not limited to proofing in-house publications, blogs, newsletters and web content as well as developing story pitches
•Compiling and distributing press kits
•Maintaining media lists including contacts and bios
•Media monitoring including but not limited to tracking articles/media mentions and analytics
•Assist in coordinating itineraries for press tours
•Assist travel/trade media on individual and group press tours
•Contributing creative ideas and progress updates during departmental meetings
•Blog opportunities
•Networking opportunities with industry professionals and media

General Qualifications:
•Work minimum hours per week
•Related work/intern experience preferred
•Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) incl. Outlook. Plus PR Modules (Cision/Vocus)
•Knowledge of destination a plus
•Excellent oral and written communications skills/AP style preferred
•Knowledge of writing press releases and generating story pitches
•Ability to think independently and creatively

CONTACT: Doug MacKenzie
400 E. Van Buren, Phoenix

Summer or Fall 2017 PR Internship Higley Unified School District- PAID
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR+
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: PAID ($10/HR) (Must receive course credit)

Higley Unified School District public relations intern(s) will assume varied duties and projects in community relations, social media, employee communications and marketing communication.

Duties include, but are not be limited to: • Writing, editing and proofreading internal and external communication • Story writing for website posting • Creating and maintaining measurement and database information • Social media proficiency – all channels • PowerPoint • Researching selected topics (e.g. media lists, event costs, community relations issues) for proposals and program implementation • Program and event planning and implementation assistance (possible Saturday and/or evening assignment 1-3 times a semester) • Fulfilling other programmatic and administrative functions as required • Responding to internal and external requests for information • Dedication to student and employee privacy required • Must be able to pass district background check • Outgoing, with excellent customer service and presentation skills

Contact:       michelle.reese@husd.org
Location:      2935 S. Recker Road, Gilbert, 85295

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

NABJ Scholarships
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) has scholarships available. Deadline is March 1:
Allison E. Fisher Scholarship
Carole Simpson Scholarship
Larry Whiteside Sports Scholarship
Les Payne Founder’s Scholarship
NABJ Scholarship
Visual Task Force Scholarship

NAHJ Scholarships
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) has scholarships available. Deadline to apply is March 17. View the scholarships and apply today.

AAJA Scholarships
The Asian American Journalists Association has several scholarships available. Please note the upcoming deadlines.

AAJA-Sacramento/The Sacramento Bee 2017 Internship: In partnership with The Sacramento Bee, AAJA-Sacramento is sponsoring a 10-week internship program for aspiring print, photo, graphics and multimedia journalists. All applicants must be 2017 AAJA student members. Strong preference will be given to AAJA-Sacramento student members. The application deadline is March 15, 2017.

Stanford Chen Internship Grant: $1,750 available to offset living expenses and costs for college juniors, seniors and graduate students in journalism who have secured a summer 2017 internship. The application deadline is April 2, 2017.

William Woo Print and Online News Internship Grant: $1,000 available to support students and recent graduates who have secured a print or online news internship for the summer of 2017. The application deadline is April 16, 2017.

Broadcast News Internship Grants: Up to $1,000 offered to support an Asian American male who has secured a broadcast news internship for the summer of 2017 through the Lloyd LaCuesta internship grant fund; and up to $500 offered to a student with a 2017 summer broadcast news internship through the Sam Chu Lin internship grant fund. The application deadline is April 16, 2017.

CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship: $5,000 available to graduating high school seniors and college students who are passionate about journalism. This grant pays for educational costs and travel to the 2017 AAJA National Convention in Philadelphia. The application deadline is April 16, 2017.

Mary Quon Moy Ing Memorial Scholarship: Up to $2,000 available to current college students, graduate students and graduating high school seniors interested in pursuing journalism as a career. The application deadline is April 16, 2017.

Vincent Chin Memorial Scholarship: $500 available to current student journalists for writing about the legacy of Vincent Chin in essay form. The application deadline is April 16, 2017.

Jimmie & Suey Fong Yee Scholarship: Two $900 scholarships available for a current student and a recent graduate pursuing sports journalism to offset costs for registration, travel, accommodations and meals for the 2017 AAJA National Convention in Philadelphia. The application deadline is April 30, 2017.

The Associate of LGBTQ Scholarships
Kay Longscope Scholarship
The scholarship award for 2016-2017 academic year will provide up to $3,000 tuition assistance to an LGBT student of color who plans a career in journalism and is committed to furthering NLGJA’s mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBT community.
Apply by May 31.

Leroy Aarons Scholarship
The scholarship award for the 2016-2017 academic year will provide up to $5,000 in tuition funding to an LGBT student who plans a career in journalism and is committed to furthering NLGJA’s mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBT community.

Apply by May 31.

Valley of Sun SPJ Scholarship
The Valley of the Sun Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) offers a $500 scholarship for the fall term beginning August 2017. The scholarship is open to all community college and university students in Arizona, studying journalism, mass communicaitons or a related field.

Applicants must provide a cover letter (no more than two pages), detailing the student’s current school
enrollment, area of interest in the field (broadcast, print, online, etc.), what career path he/she would
like to pursue after graduation, and what personal goals he/she would like to achieve as a professional
journalist.

In addition, all applicants should submit an essay, between 300 and 500 words, discussing the following topic:

The SPJ Code of Ethics touches on several specific areas, including the gathering and reporting of news, as well as ethical behavior when dealing with sources. In an era where the rise of “fake news” is eroding the public’s confidence in the media, it is more important than ever for legitimate journalists to be mindful of SPJ’s Code of Ethics, specifically, that they should “Take responsibility for the accuracy of their work. Verify information before releasing it. Remember that neither speed nor format excuses inaccuracy.”

Bearing this in mind, what do you think is a journalist’s greatest responsibility in combating the prevalence of “fake news” and helping to restore the public’s trust in the American media?

Deadline for submission: Must be received by Friday, March 31.

Mail To: Teri Carnicelli
North Central News/SPJ
4620 N. 16th St., Ste. D-107
Phoenix, AZ 85016

 

Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
RTDNA has several scholarships available. Awards range from $1000 to $10,000. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2017

 

PART-TIME JOBS AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Final Four- Radio Row Volunteers needed
As the NCAA’s national radio partner for the NCAA Tournament, Westwood One will produce a national radio remote live on location from the home of the Final Four. We will have 14 radio stations from top markets across the country, as well as national radio outlet CBS Sports Radio. The stations will broadcast their live and local radio programs, while we coordinate interviews for their shows with NCAA coaches, players, media personalities and more.  Minimum time commitment is four hours per day.    Contact Rich Burg ASAP.

Location: Phoenix Convention Center
100 N. 3rd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Radio Row Broadcast Dates/Times:
Thursday, March 30th – 9am-5pm PT
Friday, March 31st – 9am-5pm PT

Contact: Rich Burg

KTAR Board Op
POSTION PURPOSE:
Operate the on-air studio console and assure accurate broadcasts.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Focused operation of on-air console.
-Air commercials per program log.
-Screen listener calls for talk programs during shifts not utilizing a producer.
-Maintain accurate transmitter logs and program logs.
-Double check that audio elements are problem free, before they air.
-Ensure that transmitter is operating according to FCC parameters.
-Record satellite feeds.
-Air emergency alerts.
-Communicate and be a part of shows with hosts, anchors and producers on upcoming elements. Occasionally assist producer. Give time cues.
-Report equipment problems, update discrepancy reports to communicate any occurrence that departs from program log or quality goals.
-Cross-training on other shifts in the event of scheduling emergencies.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Two years news/talk/sports radio control room work.
Digital/website experience helpful.
Ability to drive company vehicles for remote broadcasts (valid driver’s license and clean driving record required).

Read the full job description and application instructions.

KTAR Web Content Editor
POSITION OBJECTIVE: To update, gather, and create news and sports content for the KTAR and Arizona Sports web sites. Ensure that all content on KTAR.com and ArizonaSports.com is fresh and represents the high standards of the stations’ on-air products. The ideal candidate for this position demonstrates strong editorial skills and sound news judgment with experience reporting or writing for a print publication or online news outlet. This is a unique position that requires extreme flexibility, including some work on weekends, evenings, etc. In addition, the position requires the flexibility and dependability to work additional hours during breaking news and other big news and sports events. Works closely with the digital media team, news and other departments to help make KTAR.com and ArizonaSports.com world class web sites.

Read the full job description and application instructions.

Videographer Needed on ASU Tempe campus- March 6-8
Looking for a videographer for The Reach Higher Convening, a national event hosted by ASU, March 6-8, 2017 at ASU student union ballroom. The videotaping would occur in the mornings from 9 to 12 Noon, and the videographer is invited to have lunch with participants and to attend afternoon events, if desired.

Event Description:
This event is part of the Reach Higher Initiative started by Michelle Obama at Harvard University in 2014. It is a national movement that has been adopted by state college and career readiness teams across the country. The mission of the movement is to promote college and other postsecondary education for all students to meet the need of the US economy for an educated workforce. The theme of this convening is Sustainability in the Face of Change.

Benefits for Videographer:
The videographer for this event will be registered for the event at no charge and will receive meals that are provided and an invitation to a reception on Monday evening. In addition, they will have the opportunity to hear presentations about programs for sustaining and making gains in college and postsecondary attendance and completion rates. The convening includes 3 former White House staff, Gallup, representatives from 17 state teams, the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, ASU’s president, NAU’s Provost and many other presenters, including one from Swizterland and one from the UK . In addition, a stipend will be offered for the videography services.

Contact Information:
Please contact Joyce Devoss, Co-chair of the Reach Higher Convening or at 520 748-7024 for more information about this opportunity.

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