Job Title: Scripps Multimedia Fellowship Program
Requisition Number: 2614
Area of Interest: Journalism
Division: EWS Corp
Work Location: Scripps-Corp Remote-Corp
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
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Commercial Driver's License Required (CDL)?: No
Job Description: The E.W. Scripps Multimedia Fellowship Program
Are you interested in beginning your media career inside a multimedia newsroom or interactive operation?
The E. W. Scripps Company’s Newspaper Division is pleased to introduce a fellowship program with opportunities in its newspaper and interactive operations in 14 markets across the United States:
Anderson, South Carolina
Bremerton (Kitsap), Washington
Corpus Christi, Texas
San Angelo, Texas
Treasure Coast (Stuart), Florida
Wichita Falls, Texas
This twenty-four week paid program includes positions as multimedia journalists, online producers, web developers, web design/user experience specialists and copy editors/page designers. Assistance with relocation expenses of up to $500 will be provided.
Eligibility requirements for all positions include:
>An undergraduate degree in journalism, computer science or a related field
>Basic computer research skills
>Successful contributor to the workplace and/or the academic environment with ability to effectively collaborate with team members
>Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include travel, overtime, weekends and holidays.
>Willingness to learn
Additional eligibility requirements for multimedia journalists and online producers include:
>Demonstrated ability in writing, videography and/or still photography
>Broad understanding of libel laws and journalism ethics
Additional eligibility requirements for web development fellowships include:
>A sound understanding of development and programming, including proficiency in HTML/XHTML and CSS
Additional eligibility requirements for web design/user experience fellowships include:
>Proficiency in HTML/XHTML and CSS and a keen interest in learning and understanding user-centric design; strong eye for design and detail
Additional eligibility requirements for copy editor/ page designer fellowships include:
>Proficiency with copy editing and headline writing as well as familiarity with design software such as InDesign.
Through guidance from management, fellows will develop a broad understanding of newspaper and online operations. Upon successful conclusion of the fellowship, participants will be eligible to apply for available full-time positions within the Newspaper Division of The E.W. Scripps Company.
Applicants should also:
>Post links or attachments that showcase your writing, photography, online production, design and development work.
>Indicate your location preference, if any.