Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Digital reporter @ ABC News - D.C. bureau

ABC News seeks a digital reporter for its Washington, D.C. bureau.

The reporter "provides news coverage of the Obama Administration for all ABC News programs, focusing on major initiatives such as health care reform," the ad states. "There will be a special emphasis on coverage for digital media platforms and the production of digital media content."

Minimum of 3 years of related experience and bachelor's degree required.

To apply, visit www.disneycareers.com create a profile and upload your resume. Do a search for Requisition # 185132 and apply for the position online.

Location: Washington, DC

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Sunday, January 4, 2009

Newspaper chain seeks freelancer to cover Inauguration

Stephens Media, a newspaper chain whose flagship is the Las Vegas Review-Journal, is seeking a Washington, D.C.-based journalist to help cover the Presidential Inauguration from Jan. 17 through Jan. 20.

The freelancer's articles and photos will focus on the inaugural activities of participants from Arkansas and other states covered by the newspaper chain. To apply, e-mail Stephens Washington Bureau Chief Steve Tetreault at STetreault@stephensmedia.com.

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Friday, December 12, 2008

Paid internship to cover Obama for TV show

The United Kingdom's top network news and current affairs program, is offering a paid internship to a young American journalist beginning January 2009 to assist with its coverage of the presidential inauguration of Barrack Obama.

"This is a fantastic opportunity to gain hands on experience with one of the world’s most respected news organisations, and most of our interns have gone on to top jobs in the industry worldwide," the advertisement states.

The internship, at the station's Washington bureau just steps away from the Capitol, pays $500 per month for up to 4 months, starting January 5th. The position is 5 days a week, 9am-5pm every day. It is open to only U.S. citizens, or applicants who already hold a valid work permit or green card.

Duties include researching for both breaking stories and longer investigative films, looking after guests (pundits, politicians, military generals), working through creative filming ideas and bringing those ideas to broadcast.

The station's 50-minute program is broadcast nightly in a peak slot on Britain's Channel 4, one of the best-known UK stations. It is made in London by Independent Television News (ITN), the main commercial rival to the BBC and broadcast partner to both CNN and NBC.

E-mail a cover letter and resume to job.rabkin@itn.co.uk. Selection will be based on resume plus half hour interview (phone or in person).

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Sunday, December 7, 2008

TIME seeks freelance video news stories

TIME, a 3.4 million circulation news magazine, seeks 3 to 4 minute video news stories and features for its website.

"Ideally, video pieces will be already completed (produced/shot/edited) and ready for delivery via our ftp, but rough footage ready for editing will also be considered," said TIME video producer Vanessa Kaneshiro.

View examples here:

If interested, send a short paragraph with pitch ideas to: vanessa_kaneshiro@timeinc.com

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