Thursday, April 30, 2009

Internship: Children's PressLine

Organization’s Name: Children’s PressLine
Summer: 450 33rd St. at 10th Ave.
Deadline: May 1, End of Day
Send Resume to: with “summer2009 internship” in subject line
Positions Available: Editorial Coordinators, Editorial Assistants & Photo Coordinator
Internship Length: June 10 through August 18
Hours Required: 16-30 hours, varies on position
Description of the Organization: Children’s PressLine is a non-profit media & youth leadership organization that works with kids, ages 8 to 18. We give kids the opportunity to represent themselves in the media. Our mission is to give kids a voice & the power to use it. Our work is read in The New York Daily News, the NY Amsterdam News and distributed to 400 newspapers nationwide through the Scripps Howard News Service.
Project Description: During the summer of 2009, CPL will be working in the Daily News building and producing three pages a week for the paper’s borough supplements – Brooklyn News, Bronx Boro News and Queens News. We are looking for interns to coordinate the areas described below.
Editorial Coordinators are responsible for managing teams of youth journalists as they research, brief and interview their peers throughout the city for youth community news bureau located inside the New York Daily News. Interns will work as bureau chiefs assigned to meeting weekly deadlines with their team of youth journalists. By outreaching to youth-serving organizations, the intern will work with teen editors to coordinate interviews with kids and public policy officials. Some transcribing and editing may be involved. Interns will also be responsible for working directly with teen editors to engage them in the story process. Ideal candidate will have had a leadership position at a college newspaper or have worked for a professional mainstream publication. Interns need to be able to work independently, understand the value of deadlines & have excellent research & phone skills. Stipend available. Mon-Thur., 30 hours/wk.
Editorial Assistants will serve as support staff for Editorial Coordinators and other project staff. Interns must be motivated and be interested in learning more about journalism. This is an entry level position. Interns need to be able to work independently, understand the value of deadlines & have excellent research & phone skills. Previous reporting experience preferred. 16 hours/week.
Photography Coordinator will develop and implement a photography training program for youth photojournalists. Intern will be responsible for making sure youth photographers meet several weekly deadlines with professional quality news photography. Intern will coordinate assignment with Editorial Coordinators and Editorial Direction. Traveling through Brooklyn, Bronx and Queens is necessary. Must have a flexible schedule. Interns will also be responsible for uploading photos to the Daily News’ photo system and writing cut-lines. Strong candidates include Photo Directors at college newspapers. Stipend possibly available.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

UWIRE hiring a paid student media blogger

Student Media Blogger
UWIRE is seeking a part-time community editor to focus on student media. Qualified applicants will already know the college media world and have dynamic ideas on how to move campus media forward and connect it to the professional industry.
The editor's primary job will be to help launch, maintain and promote a blog designed to highlight news, changes and innovative ideas in student journalism.
The editor will also comment on specific events and general trends within the community.
The pay will be $200 / month, with Web site traffic-based bonuses available.
To apply, please send a cover letter, a resume and a list of at least five story ideas as well as thoughts on ways to develop the blog to Please write "Part-time Community Editor" in the subject line.

UWIRE is an equal opportunity employer.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

BET Marketing Rep Program

Do you have promotional pizzazz, crazy networking skills and creativity? If so, BET is looking for you!
Be a marketing representative for BET, the No. 1 cable network for African Americans! Get your application below and apply now!
Help BET with marketing initiatives, exciting projects and more while receiving valuable work experience. If chosen, you could earn college internship credits.
Help create BUZZ and excitement about upcoming BET programming and promotional campaigns.
Be a BET Marketing Representative today!
Email completed applications to or FAX your completed application to (202) 608-2150
ATTENTION: BET Marketing Rep Program.


NABJ Seeks Summer Program Assistants

NABJ Summer Program Assistants

Position: Program Assistant(Summer Intern)
Duration: May – July 2009
Openings: Multiple
Responsibilities: An NABJ Program Assistant (P.A.) plays a key role in the implementation of programs at the National Association of Black Journalists in Adelphi, Maryland.

In the office, they assist in the coordination and production of convention workshops, plenary sessions and awards programs at the national convention - contacting print, online and broadcast journalism organizations for production materials necessary for convention producers.

The candidate is also involved within the coordination of the NABJ National Media Awards, including its organization, judging and production. Onsite at the national convention and career fair, the candidate plays a crucial role with producers in awards distribution, session logistics and on-going development of the convention.

Program Assistants also participate in additional duties as assigned, including necessary administrative and member service functions of the convention.

Program Assistants will attend the 2009 Annual Convention and Career fair in Tampa, FL, August 5 – 9, 2009.

Candidate must be a current or recent undergraduate at an accredited college/university.

Candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, intermediate Microsoft Office experience, can work in a high-impact environment, and possess a professional office demeanor.

Program Assistants will work within the following departments of NABJ:

The Programs department manages all NABJ programming including the annual conventions, Media Institutes, awards, scholarships and fellowships. Program Assistants will be involved in the coordination of convention programs such as the Hall of Fame and Salute to Excellence Awards banquets. This position requires a high level of detail and heavy research gathering skills.

The Communications department manages all official communication and marketing efforts of the organization. Program Assistants will be involved in the production of the NABJ Journal, member eblasts, and conventional marketing materials.

The Membership department serves as the primary customer support to the membership. Program Assistants will be involved in distribution of new member packets, database management, and assist with general membership issues.

Please include the following to apply:
Cover Letter (please include your department preference)
3 Writing samples of your best work
Reference letter from current college professor or academic advisor

Applications accepted until positions are filled. No phone calls please.

Applicants considered for the positions will be contacted directly via phone.

Salary: $10/hour

Send cover letter and resume to:
Irving Washington, Program Manager
8701 Adelphi Rd.Adelphi, MD 20783