Thursday, March 26, 2009

1-year paid internship @ NBC News in D.C.

NBC News is offering a one-year paid internship in its Washington, D.C. bureau.

"The goal is to give one graduating senior the opportunity to be mentored by seasoned NBC News staff members and truly experience a yearlong 'boot camp' in political journalism," the job posting states.

The "Tim Russert Fellowship" gives an entry-level journalist the opportunity to rotate throughout key areas of the bureau including assignments on “Meet the Press” and with the NBC News Political Unit. Responsibilities will include assisting on-air talent and producers, participating in news shoots, and story research.

NBC News plans to sponsor the Fellowship annually as a lasting tribute to Russert, a renowned political journalist who passed away last year.

Applications are due April 10. Apply online.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

TV reporter @ Ohio station

WTOV-TV 9, NBC's affiliate in the Steubenville, Ohio/​Wheeling, W.​ Va.​ market, is seeking a general assignment reporter.​

"The ideal candidate is an aggressive storyteller with exceptional writing and interviewing skills.," the ad states. "The candidate should be ready to hit the ground running, be able to juggle multiple stories and deliver breaking news in a clear and concise manner.​ Knowledge of the World Wide Web is a must in order to contribute to the area's No.​ 1 news Web site.​ Previous experience and familiarity with the Ohio Valley a plus.​ Must have a college degree in a related field.​ Great benefits.​"

Send DVD and resume to bgobel@​wtov.​com or mail to: Brandon Gobel, News Director, WTOV-TV, P.O. Box 9999, 9 Red Donley Plaza, Steubenville, OH 43952.

Location: Steubenville, Ohio

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Friday, February 6, 2009

Multimedia journalist @ Denver TV station

KUSA-TV, or Channel 9, NBC's affiliate in Denver, seeks a part-time multimedia journalist.

Job is 16 hours per week, and hours may vary. Duties include: Edits raw footage received from photographers, file materials and network feeds into voice overs and packages for reporters; uses journalistic skills for writing for broadcast and online; coordinates incoming satellite and microwave feeds from the field; ensures the communication and execution of production changes; updates and organizes log books and file tape.

Applicants should have at least one year experience. Photojournalism skills are beneficial.

To apply, send your resume to: 9News, Attn: Chief Editor, 500 Speer Blvd., Denver, CO 80203. Or e-mail: careers@9news.com.

Denver, Colorado

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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Entry-level jobs @ NBC News

NBC News offers a 1-year training program for recent grads interested in learning newsgathering and production skills. The New York City Area positions begin in late Summer 2009 and pay $33,600 per year.

More than 75 percent of trainees are eventually hired on permanently. Note: this program focuses on news production, not on-air reporting.

"News Associates gain real-world experience honing research skills, developing news stories working in a news bureau, participating in field and studio show production, on the nightly news, a morning news program, cable news, or on a 'magazine' program," the ad states. "Each News Associate is assigned a mentor who is an experienced staff member. News Associates undergo an intense week long orientation filled with workshops, lunches with guest speakers and training."

Deadline to apply is March 27. Apply online.

New York, New York

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