Thursday, April 29, 2010

Entry-level news assistant @ ABC News

ABC News is hiring entry-level digital news associates for its Washington and New York newsrooms.

Duties involve a variety of tasks for TV and websites, such as: Researching video and editorial elements, editing voice over material for all platforms, writing and producing digital content, producing live shots, identifying and pitch stories, logging and feeding video, shooting on DV cameras in the field, pre-interviewing and booking guests in breaking news situations, managing guests who appear in live segments for platforms, coordinating travel for news stories, etc.

Must have a bachelors degree. Apply online.

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Friday, March 20, 2009

Large Florida weekly paper seeks journalists

The Hometown News, a weekly 500,000-circulation newspaper chain that covers communities on Florida's Atlantic Coast, has newsroom openings:
  • Reporter: cover news in Brevard County. To apply, fax resume and clips to: (321) 242-1281. Or email Jennifer Stahl at
  • News clerk: Responsible for community events calendar, rants and raves column and assist associate managing editor. Fax resume to: (772) 467-4384. Or e-mail Tammy Raits at
  • Freelancers: cover Brevard County. Fax resume and clips to: (321) 242-1281. Or email Jennifer Stahl at
"This is a good opportunity to join a team with good people who care," the ad states. "Benefits include health, dental, life insurance, 401K. If you have a passion for reporting, we would like to speak to you."

Location: North Brevard, Florida

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Saturday, January 10, 2009

News assistant @ Buffalo TV station

TimeWarner seeks a news assistant for its new 24-hour cable channel covering the Buffalo area.

Duties include going out in the field to shoot video and sound bites, interviewing and obtaining information in order to accurately and thoroughly report a story, and assisting reporters.

College degree, 1-2 years experience and knowledge of Western New York is preferred. Apply online.

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