Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Twitter Opp: Nickelodeon Writing Fellowship

MTVNetworksJobs RT @NickWriting The application for the 2011/12 Nickelodeon Writing Fellowship is now available on-line at www.nickwriting.com #internships

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Opportunities at the Wall Street Journal (1 Job, 1 Internship)

I am passing on two new opportunities, which are open to external candidates. These would suit recent graduates who want to be journalists, and who have evidence of journalistic aptitude and published work.

1)Smart Money is looking for an intern, to start in December. This would be for three to six months. Pay varies depending on experience. Interested parties should contact missy.sullivan@dowjones.com.

2)Sunday Journal is looking for a news assistant. This job is about 80 per cent reporting (mostly personal finance) and 20 per cent admin. Sunday Journal consists of 2 to 4 pages produced every week by editors and writers of the Journal and other Dow Jones publications, including MarketWatch, Smart Money and Barron's. It appears in more than 65 newspapers around the world, reaching nearly 8 million homes every Sunday. Applicants should contact David Crook, the editor of Sunday Journal, at David.Crook@wsj.com.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

NABJ Student Projects Application (Deadline Feburary 18,2011)

For more than two decades, the National Association of Black Journalists has supported its student members and the future of journalism by offering students an opportunity to cover our annual convention and host city.

Program Description

NABJ offers an expenses-paid fellowship to outstanding students pursuing a career in journalism. For one week, students work on varied news assignments. Students will produce stories for the NABJ Monitor, our convention newspaper, NABJ TV, NABJ Radio and nabjconvention.org, our daily news web site. They will work alongside professional journalists and journalism educators from across the country. Students will gain hands-on experience using the latest tools to produce both breaking news as they cover NABJ's annual convention, and longer-form multimedia storytelling of broader issues.

Application Format

All applications must be received online. Resumes, cover letters, and clips should be uploaded as Word documents or PDFs. Complete links (where applicable) must be included. Use third-party sites such as Google Docs, YouTube, Flkr, or MyPodcast to provide links to work samples. Please screen your own work to provide the requested number of samples; we are not able to review all the content on an applicant's website. Please have these files ready prior to beginning the online application.


Positions are open to sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate students attending a four-year college or
university, or an accredited community college. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to print or broadcast, and online journalism. At least one previous internship at a daily news organization is preferred, and multimedia experience is a plus.

For complete application information, please visit: http://www.nabj.org/?page=SEEDstudentproject

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Gannett Talent Development Program Overview

Talent Development Program Overview

Gannett Co., Inc. is seeking applications for its 2011 award-winning Talent Development Program. The TDP provides college graduates with the opportunity to begin a career with the nation’s largest print, broadcast and digital information company. The selected participants will have the opportunity to work and develop in some of Gannett’s top markets. If you are qualified and are looking for an exciting career, apply for the Talent Development Program with Gannett.

We are now accepting applications for the 2011 Talent Development Program class which begins in June, 2011. Application deadline is April 1, 2011

Requirements: Candidates must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.2 and are required to have personal transportation, a valid driver’s license and successfully complete a drug screening and background check.

Selection Process: Successful candidates will demonstrate professional business attributes such as:

* Strong academic performance
* Verbal and written communication skills
* Critical thinking
* Creativity
* Self-motivation
* Initiative
* Organizational skills
* Problem solving
* Time management skills
* Mutimedia and web based skills
* Social media proficiency

Strong consideration will be given to candidates who are technically proficient with job-related software applications including multimedia, mobile and web-based skills.

Location: You select the region where you want to work; however specific cities are not guaranteed.

Notification: Participants will be notified of their selection by April 29, 2011.

Orientation: TDP participants will be required to attend orientation on May 31 to June 2 at Gannett headquarters in McLean, VA. Gannett will cover all travel, lodging and meal expense.

Training: At the conclusion of the orientation, participants will report to their respective work locations by June 21, 2011, unless other arrangements are made between the employee and the local unit.

Career Counseling: Participants will be assigned a mentor to consult with on a regular basis during the ten-week training program. After graduation from the program graduates will be assigned a career coach.

Employment: Participants who successfully complete the ten-week training program will be awarded confirmation of their full-time positions.

Program Graduation: August 30, 2011

For more information contact Nancy St. Cyr, Talent Acquisition Specialist nstcyr@gannett.com.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

SPJ: Pulliam/Kilgore Freedom of Information Internships


Pulliam/Kilgore Freedom of Information Internships

Postmark deadline: Jan. 14, 2011.

About the Program
The Society of Professional Journalists annually awards two Pulliam/Kilgore Freedom of Information Internships. One intern works in the offices of the Society’s First Amendment legal counsel in Washington, D.C. The other intern works at the Society’s National Headquarters in Indianapolis.

The interns research and write about freedom of information issues while assisting the Society’s Freedom of Information Committee and First Amendment legal counsel in preparing SPJ’s annual Freedom of Information Report.

Other responsibilities may include working on the SPJ Web site and assisting with SPJ programs and initiatives.

Interns receive a stipend of $400 per week and work during a mutually agreeable 10-week period during the summer.

Recipients are notified in February and should arrange to start their internships in late May or early June.


The Pulliam/Kilgore Freedom of Information Internships are awarded in memory of Bernard “Barney” Kilgore, an early and active member of the Society of Professional Journalists and former chairman of the board of Dow Jones & Co. Inc., the parent company of The Wall Street Journal; and Eugene C. Pulliam, a founder of Sigma Delta Chi and Central Newspapers Inc.

Internships are funded by the Society’s educational foundation, the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation.

Application Requirements

*Please clearly indicate for which internship you are applying
*To be considered, applicants must include the following:
— Completed application— Résumé
— A one-page essay that illustrates your understanding of Freedom of Information issues and what you expect to gain from the internship
— No more than five writing samples

Applicants must be journalism students who are entering or just completing their senior year, a graduate journalism student, or a law student with a journalism background.

About the SPJ Headquarters Internship
The intern selected to work at the Society’s National Headquarters in Indianapolis writes for the Freedom of Information issue of Quill magazine, published annually in September.

Candidates for this position should possess a strong background in writing and reporting.

— Updating comprehensive contact lists for federal and state agencies
— Working on other FOI-related projects of the Society
— Attending and assisting with various SPJ Headquarters related events

About the Washington, D.C., Internship

The intern selected to work in the law offices of Baker & Hostetler – the Society’s First Amendment legal counsel in Washington, D.C. – primarily works on researching and writing SPJ’s annual Pulliam/Kilgore Report. The report addresses a Freedom of Information topic of interest to journalists and attorneys. The 5,000- to 6,000-word report is distributed at the Society’s National Convention.

Candidates for this position should possess a strong background in law or be able to demonstrate a solid interest in law and the ability to conduct the responsibilities required.

Other duties of the Washington, D.C., intern include:
— Writing stories for Quill magazine
— Attending hearings on Capitol Hill that are of interest to SPJ
— Representing SPJ at various Washington, D.C., events

Where to Send Applications/Get More Information
*Please clearly indicate for which internship you are applying
*Postmark deadline: Jan. 14, 2011.

Society of Professional Journalists PK internship
/C.O. Joe Skeel
Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Center
3909 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208

For more information:
Joe Skeel, Executive Director
Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Center
3909 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
317/927-8000, ext. 216
E-Mail jskeel@spj.org

NBC Universal is looking for Spring Interns

NBC Universal is currently accepting applications for it's Spring 2011 Internship Program. Students must have sophomore standing or above, and receive course credit. Positions are unpaid, but there is a travel reimbursement.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Interested In A Career In Advertising, Marketing, or Media Check Out The Marcus Graham Project

Just a friendly reminder that applications for our 2011 summer boot camp
program, iCR8 are now available. Please encourage students or recent
graduates interested in advancing their careers in the advertising,
marketing and media industries to apply IMMEDIATELY.

Candidates must posses a general knowledge of internet/mainstream marketing, as
well as exhibit creative spirit and strong communication/organizational
skills. The type of participants that we are looking for include: social
media, marketing, graphic design, copywriting, video/audio production,
video editing, events/promotions, research, and public relations.
Candidates must be willing to learn an extreme amount of valuable
information in a short period of time.
Ideal candidates should seek to build resume experience, while gaining invaluable networking and
knowledge about the industry. If you have students or know of recent
graduates interested in this opportunity, please direct them to download
our application packet at: http://www.marcusgrahamproject.org/MGP_Summer_Bootcamp_Application_Packet2011.pdf

Applications must be postmarked by December 31st, 2010 and must be mailed to: The
Marcus Graham Project 1409 S. Lamar #111 Dallas, TX 75215 or emailed to

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate contacting us at 214-810-6475 or via email at: info@marcusgrahamproject.org.

Thank you!

Lincoln Stephens
Founder / Program Director