Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Online journalism interns @ Sun-Sentinel

The Sun-Sentinel, a 226,000-circulation daily newspaper in South Florida, seeks summer interns interested in online journalism.

Internships are 15-20 hours per week and based in the downtown Fort Lauderdale offices of the Sun-Sentinel. A stipend will be paid to students who complete the internship, and college credit is also available. Most interns are hired on as freelance contributors upon completion of their internship.

Interns will assist with Metromix South Florida, a website about entertainment, and the Sun-Sentinel's GetLocal webpage, which covers local communities.

Assignments will include: Managing online events calendar; shooting and editing photos; producing daily and weekly stories and articles; and attending story and budget meetings.

"Applicants should have an interest in online journalism, Web design or photography and must possess strong writing skills, an understanding of the Internet as a tool for sharing information, and should have some interest or experience in editorial photography," the ad states. "Interns will also be given the opportunity to develop their own enterprise feature to report and produce during the internship period."

E-mail a resume, cover letter and portfolio (if applicable) to: Adam Eisenberg, producer, at AmEisenberg@Metromix.com.


Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Reporter @ New Times Broward-Palm Beach

New Times Broward-Palm Beach, a 60,000-circulation weekly alternative newspaper near Miami, seeks a full-time staff writer.

Reporter will "produce long-form cover stories for the print edition and well-written daily blog items for the web," the ad states. "If your copy is as much a pleasure to read as it is well-researched, we want to hear from you. Preference will be given to candidates with Spanish-language skills, experience writing content for the web, and a background in newspapers or magazines."

E-mail a cover letter, resume, and links to your writing samples to Michelle.Centrone@BrowardPalmBeach.com.

Location: West Palm Beach, Florida

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Saturday, March 21, 2009

Journalism scholarship for S. Florida students

The Miami Heat is awarding a $2,500 to a South Florida high school senior who plans to pursue a career in broadcast journalism.

Apply by April 4 for the Dr. Jack Ramsay Scholarship. Download an application online.

Location: Miami, Florida

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Thursday, March 5, 2009

Reporter @ Palm Beach weekly paper

New Times Broward-Palm Beach, a 60,000-circulation weekly alternative newspaper near Miami, seeks a full-time staff writer.

Reporter will "produce long-form cover stories for the print edition and well-written daily blog items for the web," the ad states. "If your copy is as much a pleasure to read as it is well-researched, we want to hear from you. Preference will be given to candidates with Spanish-language skills, experience writing content for the web, and a background in newspapers or magazines."

E-mail a cover letter, resume, and links to your writing samples to Michelle.Centrone@BrowardPalmBeach.com.

Location: West Palm Beach, Florida

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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Paid interns @ Haute Living magazine

Haute Living Magazine, a luxury lifestyle magazine, is offering a paid editorial internship in its Miami office.

"Intern will have a variety of duties, including blogging, proofreading, brief writing assignments, etc. ," the ad states. In addition, an intern will be hired for the art department.

To apply, e-mail hours of availability, resume, and up to three writing samples to editorial director Stephanie Wilson at swilson@hauteliving.com.

Those interested in an internship with Haute Living's art department can send resume and hours of availability to Justin Harsch at artwork@hauteliving.com

Location: Miami, Florida

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

TV news reporters & staff in Miami

A TV station in Miami is recruiting an entire staff for a morning news show.

WSFL-TV Channel 39, CW's affiliate in South Florida, seeks to fill many and varied positions: studio presenters, field reporters, producers with show as well as newscast experience, photog-editors with experience with Final Cut Pro, directors/technical directors with show/newscast experience, and Web-savvy video producers.

Send your resume and DVD to: WSFL-TV, ATTN: Human Resources Department, WSFL-TV 200 E. Las Olas Blvd, 11th Floor, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.

Location: Miami, Florida

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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Freelance fashion writer @ Miami SunPost

The SunPost, a 50,000-circulation weekly newspaper in Miami, seeks a freelance fashion writer.

"Duties of the position include finding, pitching, scheduling, attending and writing copy for our a soon-to-be launched fashion column," the ad states. "Copy will be expected weekly. Photography skills and equipment a plus. "

Compensation is negotiable, but please include freelance rate expectations with correspondence. E-mail a short introduction, fashion coverage clips or links, and a resume with contact information to Executive Editor Angie Hargot at apply@miamisunpost.com, with “fashion position” in the subject line.

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