Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Entry-level producer @ CBS Radio-Chicago

CBS Radio is seeking a part-time entry-level assistant producer for its Chicago affiliate station.

Duties include taking and editing audio from multiple sources including reporters, weather feeds and network audio feeds. Additionally, asst. producer will place phone calls to check on news stories, to use internet and other sources to follow up or gain insight for use in reporting news stories.

Applicants should have a college degree and hands-on internships or experience at a college radio station. Must be familiar with digital audio editing techniques.

Apply online.

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Monday, March 15, 2010

Web reporter @ Cincinnati radio stations

Bonneville Radio, a media company that operates 26 radio stations, is seeking a web reporter for its Cincinnati, Ohio stations.

The reporter will produce daily lifestyle stories for the stations' websites. Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and two years experience.

Apply online.

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Reporter @ Ann Arbor radio station

Michigan Radio, an NPR affiliate in Ann Arbor, seeks a full-time radio reporter.

Here's the job description: "Michigan Radio based in Ann Arbor, Chicago Public Radio, and idea stream Cleveland are teaming up to look at the economic transformation that is needed in the so-called 'Rustbelt Region'. The reporter produces feature reports, occasional spots, blog entries and other content for air and web distribution related to the collaboration."

A college degree and two years experience preferred. Apply online.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Reporter @ Tucson radio & TV station

The Tucson, Ariz.-based affiliate for NPR and PBS seeks a news and public affairs reporter to deliver newscasts online, on radio and on television.

The 30-hour per week position is being offered by Arizona Public Media, a television and radio station operated by the University of Arizona.

Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and at least one year experience in writing, producing and reporting for radio or television.

Apply online.

Location: Tucson, Arizona

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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Paid intern @ Dallas talk radio show

The Michael Baisden Show, a nationally-syndicated talk radio show recorded in Dallas, is offering paid internships.

Interns will work daily from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the show's Dallas studio. Duties include: assist producers in studio with show, set up studio daily, research as needed.

Applicants should be based in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area and enrolled in college or graduate school.

To apply, e-mail your resume to intern@minglecity.com

Location: Dallas, Texas

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Paid broadcasting internship in Long Island

Have a great speaking voice, but didn't land that summer broadcast journalism internship you hoped for?

Consider this alternative:

AccountantsWorld, a Long Island-based consulting firm focused on accountants, seeks a few students with excellent speaking voices to record scripts for multimedia projects.

Interns will work 10 hours per week for 4-8 weeks during the summer and be paid $11 per hour. No knowledge of accounting is required.

To apply, e-mail your resume and an .MP3 file with a recording of your voice to interns@accountantsworld.com.

Location: Hauppauge, New York

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Writers @ ESPN talk show

Sports commentator Jim Rome is seeking writers to assist with his radio talk show and with "Rome is Burning," his TV show on ESPN.

"Looking for someone who comes at it from different angles, knows sports thoroughly, and is hungry, competitive and driven," the ad states. "Must be willing to grind. Tremendous potential payoff and upside for the right candidate(s). Pay commensurate with experience. "

E-mail resume, cover letter and writing samples to jimromejob@yahoo.com.

Location: Los Angeles, California

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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Hudson Valley radio station seeks journalists

If you're looking for a career in radio journalism, there are opportunities at WGNY, a radio station at 1220 AM and 103.1 FM in Newburgh, N.Y. (about 80 minutes from New York City):
  • Director of News Operations: Applicants should have a background in journalism with a strong interest in news gathering and writing for broadcast and print. Candidate must also be capable of integrating news operations with our websites as well as anchoring on‐air newscasts segments.
  • News/Broadcast interns: Several interns are needed to assist the Director of News Operations. "This position has the potential of becoming a part time or full-time paid position, upon completion of the internship," the ad states.
To apply, e-mail resume to employment@wgnyfm.com or call (845) 561-2131, ext. 250, during business hours.

Location: New Windsor, New York

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Monday, February 23, 2009

Radio reporter/host to cover Chicago Cubs

WGN 720 AM, a news-talk radio station in Chicago, seeks a full-time reporter/host to cover the Chicago Cubs' games.

Duties include: "Pre/post-game interviews, features, hosting; score updates, wraps for morning show, assisting Cubs broadcast team at home and away games, hosting/appearances on other WGN programs as required. During off-season: anchoring/reporting/hosting."

Previous on-air sports broadcast experience required, as is baseball play-by-play experience.

To apply, send salary requirements, resume and audio demo to Sports Director, WGN Radio, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL. 60611.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Radio news reporter in Ohio

WBCO AM 1540 and WQEL 92.7 FM, radio stations in Central Ohio, seek a part-time news reporter.

The job involves working 20-25 hours per week. "The perfect candidate will possess the following traits: Understands the basic principles of radio; ability to work evening hours; good writing skills; good People skills, ability to ask questions at meetings, events, in the aftermath of tragedy; flexible; self starter; have the ability to find stories that our area would value."

To apply send your resume and sample stories to: News Reporter, WBCO-WQEL, ATTN: Gary Ogle, P.O. Box 1140, Bucyrus, OH 44820.

Location: Bucyrus, Ohio

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Paid radio news internship in Alaska

KSFK, NPR's affiliate radio station in southeast Alaska, is offering a paid summer internship.

The internship runs 2 to 3 months, pays $100 weekly stipend and provides free housing and airfare. It's a very hands-on experience.

"The successful applicant will work full-time as a reporter/producer and will also host local news, weather, community announcements and station breaks during NPR's morning edition," the ad states. "They will perform a variety of other station duties as assigned. The intern may cover a variety of topics of local, regional and statewide interest. There are plenty of opportunities for features and natural sound pieces."

To apply, e-mail a cover letter and resume by March 15th to Matt Lichtenstein and Joe Viechnicki via e-mail at matt@kfsk.org and joe@kfsk.org. Questions may also be directed to them.

Location: Petersburg, Alaska

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Paid internship @ NYC news radio station

77 WABC, a news-talk radio station in New York City, is offering a paid summer internship.

Undergraduate students 17 to 22 years old, who are residents of or attend school in New York State, are eligible.

By March 15, send a resume and cover letter. Either e-mail it to nyradio.jobs@citcomm.com with the subject heading "WABC / NYSBA SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM" or fax it to (212) 613-3890 with a cover page that says "WABC / NYSBA SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM". No phone calls.

Location: New York, New York

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Saturday, January 17, 2009

Awards for reporting on disadvantaged

January 30th is the deadline to apply for the annual Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards.

They honor "the outstanding reporting of the lives and strife of disadvantaged people throughout the world. Known as the "Poor People's Pulitzers" within the press arena, these award recipients have brought to light issues spanning from child abuse and juvenile crime to discriminatory banking practices and prejudice against AIDS victims."

Prizes are awarded to high school, college, professional and international journalists for in print, radio, TV, photography and editorial cartoons.

For more information on submitting for the RFK Journalism Awards click here or contact Simone Greggs at (202) 463-7575, ext. 234 or greggs@rfkmemorial.org.

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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Paid health journalism internships

Paid health journalism internships are available this summer for young journalists at broadcast stations.

But you'll need to hurry and apply, because January 8th is the deadline for the Kaiser Media Internships in Health Reporting.

The 12-week program provides an initial week-long briefing on health issues and health reporting in Washington, D.C. Interns are then based for ten weeks at their radio or TV station, where they report on health issues. The program ends with a 3-day meeting in Boston to hear critiques from senior journalists and to go on final site visits. The aim is to provide young journalists or journalism college graduates with an in-depth introduction to and practical experience on the specialist health beat, with a particular focus on diverse and immigrant communities.

Interns are paid a minimum of $550 per week. In addition, traveling and accommodations are covered for the D.C. and Boston trips.

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Apply by Friday for George Polk Awards

This Friday, January 9, is the deadline to postmark applications for the George Polk Awards.

The prestigious journalism awards are issued annually by Long Island University in Brooklyn. There is no entry fee and all types of journalists -- print, radio, TV, Internet and photojournalists -- are eligible. Journalists do not have to be U.S. citizens and the media outlet does not have to be American, but all entries must be in English

The awards were established in 1949 to memorialize George Polk, a CBS correspondent slain covering the Greek civil war the previous year. They are awarded in various categories, which change annually and may include: Foreign Reporting, Radio Reporting, Photojournalism, Economics Reporting, Business Reporting, Labor Reporting, Investigative Reporting, Political Reporting, Sports Reporting, Legal Reporting, National Reporting, Online Reporting, Magazine Reporting, State Reporting, Education Reporting, Local Reporting and Television Reporting.

To apply, click here.

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Sunday, November 23, 2008

Paid internships @ Chicago Public Radio

Chicago Public Radio, a.k.a. WBEZ 91.5 FM, is offering four-month paid internships to a college upperclassmen and recent graduates. You'll receive mentoring, a $5,000 stipend and the opportunity to produce a news feature.

"The News Cast intern receives mentoring and training from editors, anchors, reporters, and news producers to help generate content for drive time local newscasts," the ad states. "Interns will have the opportunity to cover press conferences, write spot news scripts, and gather audio that will be broadcast during our morning and afternoon local newscasts. Interns will also be involved with researching, contacting news sources, fact checking, as well as posting news content to the Web site. As part of their final project, interns may have to opportunity to produce a news feature. "

Internships are available year-round. Application Deadlines are: December 5 for a Winter internship starting in January; January 30 for a Spring internship starting in March; and March 27, 2009 for a summer Internship starting in May or June.

Email: Internships@chicagopublicradio.org to request an application or download one at: www.chicagopublicradio.org/internships.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

CBS News offers year-round internships

CBS offers year-round news internships at its various television and radio news shows.

Interns' duties include logging tapes, coordinating script, researching, conducting preliminary interviews, assisting during shoots, selecting footage, answering viewer mail and performing clerical duties.

The educational program is unpaid and open to students who are currently attending an accredited college and have achieved junior or senior status are eligible.

Participants must have good computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication abilities and knowledge of current events. A 3.0 GPA or above is recommended.

Placement possibilities include Evening News, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, The Early Show, Sunday Morning, News Productions, Newspath, Newspath Sports, Radio News, Press Office, Face the Nation, Weekend News, News Marketing, Political Unit, Legal Unit, Investigative Unit, CBS News on LOGO and Broadcast Marketing.

Locations include NY, DC, LA, Miami, Atlanta, Houston, London, Tokyo and Beijing. Fall and spring interns are accepted on a rolling basis. The summer program selects and assigns students on a first-come, first-served basis; summer applications will not be accepted after February 28 of each year.

To apply, send your resume to Katie Curcio at cc5@cbsnews.com.

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Thursday, October 2, 2008

News radio station seeks D.C. correspondent

Pacific News Center in Guam is seeking a Washington correspondent to file reports for radio.

The freelancer will cover Guam's Washington Delagate Office and Congressional hearings concerning Guam and Pacific Affairs.

PNC produces multiple daily news broadcasts for the radio medium, including news feeds for K-57 Guam, Power 98 Guam and 105.1 The KAT.

E-mail resume to kevin@spbguam.com.

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Monday, September 15, 2008

NPR has many and varied openings

National Public Radio has many and varied openings at its Washington, D.C. headquarters, as well as some at its affiliates. They're looking for show hosts, reporters, editors, producers and other staffers:

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Fellowships & scholarships for electronic journalists

The Radio and Television News Directors Association is offering several cash prizes for electronic (radio, TV, online) journalists with 10 years or less experience. Additionally, its foundation offers many scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $10,000, for college and graduate students studying journalism and/or planning careers in electronic journalism. The deadline for applying is May 12.

While the focus of this journalism website is on print journalism, I will be expanding it in coming months to include more broadcast journalism and online journalism opportunities. Stay tuned. Also, please e-mail me any good opportunities that aren't already listed on CubReporters.org.

-Mark Grabowski

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Sunday, October 7, 2007

NPR seeks 6-month editorial assistant

National Public Radio seeks a temporary editorial assistant to help with election coverage. The position runs from January 1, 2008 to November 21, 2008. Here are the details:

Assists Election Unit, desks and shows as assigned with election research and guest booking; assists in generating story and interview ideas; and helps reporters with political stories. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, with training in journalism, political science, or research.

Minimum two years journalism and related research with demonstrated ability to collect, organize and disseminate information; knowledge of US politics and election-related issues; thorough knowledge of research tools, including computer access data banks; ability to handle multiple and complex projects simultaneously under stringent timeframes and changing priorities/conditions; ability to work quickly and efficiently under deadline pressure; ability and willingness to work varied shifts, including evenings and weekends; demonstrated communication skills; ability and willingness to travel; proven ability to consistently work well with others, demonstrating at all times respect for the diverse constituencies at NPR and within the public radio system.

Preferred thorough knowledge of writing and editing for radio; radio production skills, with emphasis on writing and editing for radio; and digital media skills.

For consideration, please send cover letter and resume, indicating job title and number, to:

National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax: (202) 513-3047
E-mail: employment@npr.org

Click here to learn about various other editorial openings at NPR.

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