JobFiles: Other,03/17/14

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   — DePaul University (Chicago) seeks a dean for its College of Communications who can strengthen and uphold the tradition of educating critical thinkers known for independence/objectivity/discernment/good judgment and can prepare students for careers in high-demand fields that range from diversity training and healthcare to journalism, community organizing, broadcasting and public relations; must be a change agent who will work with faculty to stimulate new ideas and programs continuously gauged to meet an evolving world. Send a dedtailed letter of interest, a resume/CV, contact information for five references to; nominations should include a letter of support and contact information; the search is assisted by John B. Hicks, sr. consultant, Academic Search, Inc., at (205) 345-7221 or e-mail; further information can be obtained online at (3/27)

   — Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy/Chicago seeks faculty members for staff and/or adjunct teaching jobs.   Send resume/CV, transcripts, contact information for three references and a letter describing relevant qualifications to the Flashpoint HR Dept., 28 N. Clark St., 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60602, call (312) 506-0643 or e-mail EOE (Indef.)

   — Southern Illinois University-Carbondale seeks an assistant professor of electronic media management (Job #MCMA-207) in its Department of Radio, Television and Digital Media who can teach graduate and undergraduate courses in at least two of the following areas: electronic media management (could include non-profits), sales, audience research, programming promotions and/or communications policies; must actively engage in research, serve on master’s and doctorate committees, participate in professional associations and serves on department/college/university committees; must know management trends and practices within convergent media industries and have a commitment to exploring ethical and international dimensions of media management; must have a proven media management research record and expertise teaching media management; professional management experience desirable. Send a resume/CV, contact information for three references and a letter outlining your interest to the search committee chair, SIU-C Dept. of Radio, Television and Digital Media, 1100 Lincoln Dr., Mail Code 6609, Carbondale, IL 62901 or call (618) 536-7555; for further information and questions, contact Cynthia Heisner at EOE   (3/20)

   ** The University of Wisconsin-Platteville seeks a lecturer in media studies who can develop and teach all levels of undergraduate courses, including core curriculum; proficiency in audio and video production and social media highly desired; one-year position, with possible renewal subject to staffing contingencies. For complete details of the job, including qualifications, and to apply, go online to   (4/10)

   — The University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA) seeks a director for its school of journalism (Job #63092) who knows the journalism and strategic communications professions and the critical issues surrounding them, has the vision to recognize and react to the challenges and opportunities emerging in a rapidly changing media landscape, can envision synergies with all areas of communications, has a desire to engage with faculty and staff as part of a team, can work with professional and academic constituencies and has a strong commitment to leading an academic unit dedicated to scholarly and professional missions; must be a senior scholar of journalism or a strategic communications professional with a distinguished record of leadership and achievement; should have experience in, or be willing to actively participate in, alumni and donor engagement programs that include outreach events and development activities to solicit private gifts (such as personal calls); must help build and nurture a creative educational environment that fosters quality teaching and research and have demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment; although a doctorate is preferred, exceptional professional experience will be considered.   Electronic attachments to the application should include a resume/CV, a statement of research interests and administrative philosophy and contact information for five references. Apply online at (3/20)

   — Openings at the University of Missouri School of Journalism (Columbia, MO): Tenure-track assistant/associate professor of cross-cultural journalism who will teach cross-cultural journalism in the undergraduate core and qualitative research methods at the doctoral and master’s levels; will be evaluated on the basis of scholarship (research and publication) and the ability to teach courses relating to cross-cultural, multicultural and diversity issues; must have an earned doctorate in the area at the time of appointment. Tenure track assistant professor of journalism studies who can teach media ethics, media law and/or qualitative research methods at the doctoral and master’s levels and other courses in the undergraduate core curriculum that would include Principles of American Journalism, cross-cultural journalism or communications law; will be evaluated on the basis of scholarship (research and publication) and teaching in the specified areas; must have an earned doctorate by December 2014. Apply online for either position with a letter describing teaching and professional background, a resume/CV and contact information for three references to http//; questions can be taken by Elizabeth Hardt at (3/20)


   ** The University of Minnesota-Moorhead seeks an instructor/assistant professor of journalism for a fixed nine-month, non-tenure track position who will teach undergraduate courses that include mass media, digital photography, photojournalism and video editing, documentary photography, online photographic publications and more; must serve as an academic advisor for undergraduate students, assist in the advising of student organizations, display success with the design and delivery of documentary photography, develop effective communication in public presentations, demonstrate the ability to work successfully with students from diverse educational background, show sensitivity to students’ needs and concerns; must have a master’s degree minimum with an emphasis on photojournalism or a related field, while a doctorate is preferred. Apply online with a letter that addresses the qualifications and position responsibilities, a resume/CV, contact information for three references online to; questions can be taken by Dr. C.T. Hanson, search committee chair, 1104 7th Av. South, Moorhead, MN 56563, call (218) 477-4036 or e-mail (4/13)


   — St. Cloud State University (St. Cloud, MN) seeks an assistant/associate/full professor of multimedia journalism who can chair the Mass Communications Department, taking over a developing program; must ring multimedia journalism experience and a wide breadth of modern production skills to a state-of-the-art digital HD TV and multimedia production facility; job is half administrative and half teaching; must provide visionary leadership, develop new curriculum and programs, teach multimedia journalism concepts/skills/standards/practices, production, Web design and development (html and CSS) and changing technologies that include tablet/mobile/social media use and approaches, provide assistance in dimensions of the growing online news operation, assist student media groups in their multimedia convergence activities, operation the Mass Comm Department We b site and assume a leadership role; must provide evidence of professional work experience, teaching experience in relevant areas at the collegiate level, demonstrated skills in and across multiple digital media platforms and the ability to bring culturally diverse perspectives to the classroom that promote understanding of diversity and inclusiveness; doctorate required. Apply online with resume/CXV, letter outlining interest, contact information for three professional references and copies of transcripts at all levels to :; for further information contact Dr. Roya Akhavan, Search Committee Chair, at 320-308-4202/320-308-3293 or e-mail: (3/27)  


   — The Parma City School District (Parma, OH) seeks a newspaper advisor for Hillside Middle School who will supervise the production and distribution of a minimum of four eight-page, 8-1/2″x11″ student newspapers utilizing maximum student participation; must organize and supervise all aspects of a student run publication, teach basic journalism skills/proofreading/accounting, supervise editorial staff meetings, meet with student staff members as needed, oversee and instruct students on all production activities/proofreading/brainstorming/editinig/layout/design/sales of newspapers, meet with and supervise student editors in page and story plans for each issue, inform student staff members of assignments, aid in the writing of stories and headlines, read all copies to assure accuracy/correct grammar/correct spelling/eliminate libelous or erroneous statements, supervise the counting and distribution of the paper to the school community, train staff photographers, confer with the printer regarding problems members with information regarding careers in journalism and journalism scholarships, assure safety of students, maintain respect at all times of confidential information, promote good public relations by personal appearance/attitude/conversation, serve as a role model for students, assure timely distribution of publications, promote teamwork among students, motivate students to become involved, attend meetings and workshops as required, interact with the superintendent and/or board of education as needed, and organize and supervise all fund-raising and advertising activities and funds. Must work well with others, communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, be well-organized, have good problem-solving and accounting skills, have advanced computer skills, have managerial skills and know basic first aid. Must meet all qualifications of a certificated/licensed teacher, have background at the secondary/collegiate/professional levels with newspapers and become familiar with the Parma City School District Board of Education policies regarding extracurricular activities. Apply online at (4/6)

   — Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS) seeks an assistant professor of media studies and Web development who will teach courses in both areas, is current in the field through active research and/or practice, can work with the department/college/university staff and administrators to recruit students and faculty to build industry partnerships for internships and graduate placement; temporary one-year position, but the successful candidate may be able to compete for a tenure-track position; must have a doctorate or master’s degree with at least five years professional experience in broadcast, new media and/or Web development; relevant industry experience may include sports broadcasting, news production, corporate or industrial video production and development, programming and database management; teaching/advising/published research a plus. For a complete job description and to apply online go to (4/2)

   — The University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR) seeks a non-tenure track instructor of broadcast journalism with five years commercial TV experience who can teach TV news producing and reporting classes, can assist in the teaching of broadcast news writing and reporting classes, can serve as EP/faculty mentor for students working at the campus TV station and has background in staff development/programming/production. Send letter of interest, complete resume/CV and full contact information for three references to Dale Carpenter, chair, Lemke Dept. of Journalism, 116 Kimpel Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701. (4/2) g


   — WLS (AM), Chicago seeks a producer with at least five years major market radio experience who is a strong communicator, has extensive knowledge of Chicago-area issues and newsmakers, is well-organized, has good people skills, has strong news judgment, has management background, has passion, is quick-thinking, has energy and experience, can lead a talented team, has the ability to execute a strategy to grow ratings, has a world-class Rolodex with contacts in news/politics/sports and experience working with and coaching high-profile talent. Resume to EOE   (3/27)

   ** Openings at WDJT/WMLW-TV, MeTV, ThisTV, WYTU-TV/Telemundo Wisconsin and BounceTV, Milwaukee, WI: Account executive (Job #HR-TSAE) who will be passionate about selling advertising and generating new business within the Milwaukee DMA, can communicate with confidence, can build strong internal and external relationships, has the creativity to develop targeted and customer-focused marketing solutions using multiple media products, is extremely well-organized, is always prepared, is literate in all Office products, is coachable and trainable in new systems software, is goal-oriented, has a hunger to succeed and win each day, wants to succeed through hard work and dedication and is fluent in both Spanish and English. Ignite director/technical director (Job #HR-DTD) with at least two years experience directing live news who can direct and TD fast-paced and graphics-intensive early morning newscasts and other live or recorded locally-produced programs in English and Spanish, including all news updates on WDJT-TV, WMLW and WYTU/Telemundo Wisconsin; should have experience directing with iNews, Ignite or Ross Overdrive automation systems, Pixel Power graphic systems and annual program switching, Telemetrics robotic cameras and be able to learn all components of the control room to troubleshoot problems; must be able to work holidays, nights and weekends. Maintenance engineer (Job #HR-ME) with at least two years experience who can perform maintenance and repairs on digital and analog TV broadcast equipment that includes camera, automation systems, video editing systems, audio and video systems; strong computer skills and an FCC license or SBE certification preferred. Entry-level account executive (Job #HR-SAE) who is passionate about selling sports and generating new business within the Milwaukee market; must understand how best to communicate that has the creativity to develop targeted solutions using media products; resume to the WDJT-TV HR Dept., 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI, fax (414) 607-8189 or e-mail, include the job number in the subject line. EOE (4/14)



   — The Chicago Headline Club Foundation seeks to award two $3,000 scholarships to journalism students doing unpaid summer internships in the Chicago area; the scholarships are available to any current college student (no recent grads) who has secured an unpaid internship in a professional newsroom in the Chicago area and candidates are assessed by a committee of the Headline Club, whose members evaluate candidates based on their experience, clips and letter outlining their interest in pursuing a career in journalism. The CHC Foundation does not obtain the internships; applicants must be able to verify that they have secured an internship of at least 21 hours a week for at least eight weeks between May and September. For details, and to apply, contact Randi Belisomo at EOE   (4/15)

— WBEZ-FM, Chicago has both paid and unpaid internship opportunities in areas ranging from production to reporting; the station is home to nationally-distributed programs such as This American Life, Wait Wait-Don’t Tell Me and Sound Opinions and is Chicago’s only NPR member station, serving northwest Indiana, southwestern Michigan and southeastern Wisconsin as well as the metro area, with four community bureaus in the city of Chicago. News interns will gain exposure to a major market newsroom, learn solid foundations of public radio-style journalism , learn broadcast news writing, learn how to report short news items for local newscasts and publish related content to the Web; by the end of the internship, the intern will know how to edit audio and report news features that will be aired on WBEZ and online. For more information and application deadlines go to EOE (Indef.)

   — Internships at the Better Government Association (Chicago): A part-time media intern to work in communication and media who is bright and ambitious, is an undergraduate or graduate student, can shoot video and edit in FinalCut Pro 7, can help with media outreach for civic engagement, has experience writing and reporting, has a nose for news, can learn new skills quickly, has a solid work ethic, pays attention to detail, has a sense of humor and has an understanding of current events and local government, particularly in Chicago and Illinois; Apply online at Investigative interns who should aspire to be investigative reporters, to work for a program that seeks to uncover waste, fraud and corruption in the activities of state and local government, can make phone calls to sources, can attend news conferences, can contribute to select stories and blogs, can come up with ideas for articles and investigations, can conduct research, can file FOIA requests, has experience writing and reporting, has a nose for news, can learn new skills quickly, has a solid work ethic, pays attention to detail, has a sense of humor and has an understanding of current events and local government, particularly in Chicago and Illinois; interns will work flexible hours as they assist in the research of stories and leads as well as legal issues, so computer skills are a must.  The BGA can comply with requirements so that an intern can receive course credit; apply via e-mail to Mary Frances O’Connor at  EOE   (indef.)

   — CBS-owned WBBM/WCFS, Chicago seeks interns in news, production and marketing.  Interns will work between 16 and 36 hours a week (2-4 days) on a schedule to be determined by the internship coordinator and the student.  Students must be currently enrolled, have at least junior class standing and a 3.0 GPA, understand that job placement is not a part of the program, and must be able to obtain academic credit.  Marketing and promotions interns should know Word and Excel, word processing, filing, event logistics and management; resume to Cher Ames, marketing  mgr., fax (312) 297-7775 or e-mail //“>  News interns should have familiarity with digital and analog editing and recording techniques; resumes to Ron Gleason, news and programming director, WBBM-AM, 180 N. Stetson, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60601 or fax (312) 297-7822.  EOE (Indef.)

    — WLS-AM/FM, Chicago seeks promotions/events interns for academic credit; the station considers this an ideal internship opportunity for communications and broadcasting majors, especially those contemplating a career in broadcasting. WLS (AM) is a news-talk station, while WLS-FM plays classic hits, both with legendary talent lineups.  College interns will get a hands-on experience in working in many different aspects of radio and must pay attention to detail, have a positive attitude, work well with Office and the Internet (Photoshop/Illustrator experience a bonus) and have a willingness to work hard.  This internship is unpaid and course credit must be earned.  Resume, a letter of recommendation and cover letter outlining your abilities and goals to Lorraine Lynn, WLS-AM/FM intern coordinator, Dept. WA, 190 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60601 or e-mail No calls.    EOE  (Indef.)

    — Internships at ABC-owned WLS-TV, Chicago: Investigative intern who is studying to become an investigative reporter or producer, who is at least junior level and will learn by doing as part of the WLS-TV I-Team, generating and researching investigative topics, coordinating projects and following them through to the finished on-air product and follow-up reports; background should include college-level or commercial print and/or broadcast experience for this unpaid (college credit) internship; applicants should submit a resume, an outline of personal interests and professional goals and a statement of why you would like to be chosen for the I-Team internship to Ann Pistone, WLS-TV I-Team, or e-mail //“> Also, interns who will observe and participate on a limited basis as they learn the function, operation and staffing of the news, sports, programming, sales, research sales, creative services and community services departments, to earn a specified number of academic credits (unpaid), to be determined by the school; students must be at least second semester juniors, have a “B” average and be able to work no less than three days a week at the station, with a maximum of 15 hours a week over 12 weeks; submit application, resume, an outline of personal interests and professional goals, and a statement of why you would like to be chosen for the internship, to Elsa Ruiz Claveria, internship coord., WLS-TV, 190 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60601.  No calls.  EOE  (Indef.)

    — Total Traffic/Chicago seeks student interns who have a strong interest in news, are in good standing in school, and would work for a three-month period.  Send resume, and a letter stating why you would be a good addition to its Chicago office to the news bureau chief, 161 N. Clark St., Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601 or call (312) 705-1758.   EOE   (Indef.)

    — WGN (AM), Chicago seeks interns eligible for credit who are interested in working in the new WGN Radio newsroom, in the heart of the Chicago Tribune newsroom, working shoulder-to-shoulder with the Trib’s Chicago Breaking News, Chicago Breaking Sports and Chicago Breaking Business teams; shifts available 24/7. Get further details and apply online ASAP at EOE (Indef.)

    — Fox-owned WFLD/WPWR-TV, Chicago, has an academic internship program for college credit with internships in news, promotions/PR, traffic/research, community affairs, human resources and finance/business/programming.  Must be registered and junior or senior standing; students must provide resume, completed application form and a letter from their colleges indicating they will receive credit.  For information, contact Shynaa Brown, intern coordinator, WFLD/WPWR-TV, 205 N. Michigan Av., Chicago, IL 60601, or call (312) 565-5558.  EOE (indef.)~~

   — The Chicago Reporter seeks two part-time photography fellows/interns for 2014-15, one of whom will be a minority fellow; the goal of the fellowship program is to encourage diversity in the newsroom and to support college students and recent graduates from historically under-represented groups; the 12-month fellowships can begin in June or September; fellows will accompany reporters on their investigations and shoot a variety of photos for use in print and online; will as produce independent photo essays/slideshows/videos and other duties as assigned, so must be strong visual storytellers and have training in still and multimedia photography as well as a solid understanding of editing and preparing photos for Web and print distribution; some evening or weekend work may be available. Stipend is $500/month. The Reporter is an investigative magazine that has reported on issues of race and poverty since 1972 and publishes short- and long-form articles that are repackaged and distributed across multiple platforms that include print/Web/radio/TV. Apply online at No calls. EOE   (3/14)-

   — Chicago-based documentary photographer/filmmaker Jon Lowenstein seeks apprentices for the fall, winter and summer terms who are interested and dedicated to documentary storytelling/transmedia/documentary filmmaking, is currently working on a documentary project and seeking mentorship, is interested in grant writing and how to sell ideas to funders, is interested in digital asset management and archiving, is interested in public arts programming, is interested in building and refining a portfolio but is not merely seeking to build a resume or learn skills; the apprenticeship requires a proactive investment on the part of the apprentice; Lowenstein specializes in unsparing clarity and likes to confront the realms of power/poverty/violence while demonstrating a lighted love of people and an intractable belief in the arts. Successful fall/winter candidates must be able to dedicate at least two days during the week over a six-month period and adhere to a regular schedule (applications due Aug. 15). The summer apprenticeship (deadline Jan.15) is a 300-hour opportunity geared toward international applicants/recent grads/candidates who have more schedule flexibility during the summer months; will be expected to scan and process digital images using Photoshop and lightroom, develop film, assist on photo and video production shoots, assist in printing archival prints for exhibitions and portfolios, research equipment/locations for pre-production/researching photo archive solutions, update social media and edit and work with multimedia content; experience and familiarity working with photography, multimedia storytelling and digital imaging programs preferred. A stipend can be made available to cover expenses for qualified candidates. Submit a link to your portfolio/work, resume, contact information for two references and a cover letter specifying which apprenticeship you seek and discussing your goals for the apprenticeship, to EOE   (indef.)

   — Campus Insiders (Chicago) seeks interns for year-round learning opportunities; applicants must be interested in multimedia and broadcast sports journalism and ready to gain invaluable experience at a cutting-edge, digital broadcast facility located in Chicago’s Harpo Studios; must have a strong knowledge of college football and basketball, a passion for spots journalism and a desire to develop multi-platform production skills. Writing samples, resume and a letter outlining why you’re the best person for the internships to Ray Crawford at   EOE   (indef.)

Green Target Global Group/Chicago seeks interns with strong writing and communications skills for a firm that does public relations, marketing communications and consulting focused on financial, professional services, B2B and corporate organizations. Interns will learn about branding, crisis/litigation communications, direct mail, e-marketing, media relations and publicity, opinion research, positioning and targeted advertising. Resume and letter stating your interests to Kristen Griffin, 1 N. LaSalle, Suite 27, Chicago, IL 60602 or e-mail EOE (Indef.)

    — Internships at WGN-TV, Chicago: Morning news intern who can greet guests, write tip sheets, escort guests to and from studios, research and locate archive video, and work closely with producers and the EP.  Investigative unit intern, to research and develop tips and leads, screen and log video, attend court, pull court documents, perform other clerical duties and go into the field with producers and reporters.   Assignment desk intern who will answer viewer and reporter calls, research stories and sort through mail and faxes; may accompany reporters and videographers on assignment.  Sports intern who has strong knowledge of sports, can log games to be used for highlights, scan the wires, learn to identify the proper highlights, video, sound bites and other materials for shows, help in the field with interviews, and learn to use the Sony Newsbase clip edit system that allows editing straight from desk computers; good for those seeking “hands-on” experience.  Experience not a requirement, but must be creative, curious, have proper business demeanor and the ability to listen and learn.  Must be available 15 hours a week for 13 weeks.  Must be college juniors, seniors or graduate students able to get credit for work.  Resumes to the WGN-TV HR Dept., 2501 W. Bradley Pl., Chicago, IL 60618, call (773) 528-1387 or e-mail //“>   EOE (Indef.)

   — Chicago-based documentary photographer Jon Lowenstein seeks an intern to work with him and a studio manager on a schedule that involves working with the photographer to maintain the weekly workflow of the business and work on special projects, including direct involvement in the photo industry, weekly one-on-one workshops in portfolio and career development and mentoring with a highly reputable photographer; applicants must be able to dedicate two days a week for three months, have a car and be familiar with Macs, Photoshop, Bridge or Photo mechanic, Lightroom/Aperture, InDesign, Excel and Word; video editing background is a plus. Although the internship is unpaid, a stipend is available to help cover expenses. Applicants should compose a letter discussing career goals and how the internship can help achieve them, a resume, two references and a link to your own work or project to EOE   (Indef.)


    — Chicago Artists’ News seeks interns, college student or otherwise, for two internship programs: one Editorial and the other for Marketing/Advertising support; the periodical prefers some skills/experience in the newspaper field but is also willing to match relative “rookie” individuals to tasks depending on strengths.   Cover letter should indicate interest in “editorial” or “marketing/advertising;” send with clips (for editorial internships) and resume to the Chicago Artists’ News editor, 70 E. Lake St., Suite 230, Chicago, IL 60601 or e-mail //“>   EOE  (Indef.)

   — The Big Ten Network (Chicago, IL) seeks production and marketing/promotions interns. The production intern will support the remote production team, assist with day-to-day administrative event projects as needed, will input music cue sheets, will maintain the checklist for remote promo copy for events, track post-event reports from producers and directors, ship DVDs to talent and others as requested and will collect and log new talent reels; familiarity withy college and professional sports preferred, along with strong multi-tasking and organizational skills. Marketing interns will be responsible for developing and contributing to marketing efforts consistent with the goals and objectives of the network and the conference; will serve as brand ambassadors on campus as the eyes and ears of their individual campuses, will be the Big Ten Network’s direct contact with various marketing initiatives not completed from HQ, will lead marketing initiatives from recruiting SuperFans, handing out publicity materials and promoting new BTN programming; should have a strong on-campus social network and be familiar with Facebook, Twitter, blogging and other social media; must be multi-task oriented with strong organizational skills. All interns must be at least sophomore standing and be able to get college credit. Apply online at EOE (Indef.)

   — Reboot Illinois/Chicago seeks a writer/editorial assistant/intern who can contribute daily to the editorial calendar, can conduct research, can design visually-appealing lists and infographics, can report and write snappy factual blog posts, can report on issues/projects/successes/social media content creation and production with the goal of boosting awareness of Reboot Illinois products, assist in the repackaging and curating of daily and topical news to be pushed across various technology channels that include Web site/blog/e-mail digest/Twitter, assist with community comment moderation, report to the management team and participate in content generation sessions, provide administrative support to outreach planning and assist the management team as needed; must have a strong understanding of e-publishing, know Word/Excel/Powerpoint/photo and graphic programs/Web sites/products and have an interest in and knowledge of the political and governmental landscape. Clips and resume to, with the subject line of writer intern. (3/13)

   — Gameplan Entertainment seeks interns who have a strong interest in the media and entertainment business; students must seek college credit, have a good academic record and be able to work in the office 2-3 days a week with duties that include research, client contacts, reviewing demos and assisting the marketing department. E-mail cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Landry at EOE (Indef.)

    — The Hyde Park Herald and Lakefront Outlook (Chicago, IL/South Side) seek an intern looking to supplement college coursework.  Should know the city’s South Side, particularly from 22nd to 60th Streets and east of the Dan Ryan Expressway.  Three clips, resume and a letter stating why you’re right for the internship to the Herald Newspapers Editor, 5240 S. Harper Av., Chicago, IL 60615, fax (773) 643-8542 or e-mail //“>   EOE  (Indef.)

    — Christianity Today, Carol Stream, IL, a current events monthly magazine of evangelical conviction, offers semester-long, part-time news internships to college students who have decided on careers in journalism, as well as summer internships for such students and recent college graduates; interns will receive hands-on experience in magazine publishing, but news reporting and writing for publication and clips are not guaranteed. The news internship is for experienced student journalists only and should be considered a supplement to previous journalism education in the classroom; applicants also should have general knowledge of the evangelical community, religion, and the Internet. Resumes to Ted Olsen, news director, 465 Gunderson Dr., Carol Stream, IL 60188 or e-mail //“>  EOE  (indef.)

    — WIND (AM), Chicago seeks interns for its news and political units who can work flexible schedules, do in-studio and in-the-field research and produce local, national and breaking stories; applicants must provide college information and academic contacts.  Apply to Mike Scott, c/o internship program, WIND (AM), 25 Northwest Point, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007.   EOE   (Indef.)

    — NextMedia Radio, Crystal Lake, IL seeks interns who will do more than get coffee and hang banner rolls.  Resume to Karyn Kasi, promotions dir., 8800 US Hwy. 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012 or e-mail //“>   EOE  (indef.)

    — WREX-TV, Rockford, IL seeks unpaid interns in its news, sports and production departments who can get credit from their school; the station will consider both high school and college students able to get credit from their schools.  Resume and cover letter to Maggie Hradecky, ND or Nick Schneider, production supervisor, WREX-TV, Box 530, Rockford, IL 61105.  EOE  (Indef.)

    — WIFR-TV, Rockford, IL seeks interns who are seeking a degree in communications or broadcast journalism and have the recommendation of an advisor; internships are unpaid, so students should show proof that they will receive college credit or endorsement for their work.  Resume and letter of recommendation to WIFR-TV Internships, Box 123, Rockford, IL 61105 EOE  (Indef.)

   — WRHL-AM/FM, Rochelle, IL seeks interns, both full and part-time, who will do researching, create and record daily newscasts, edit audio, record the weather from the Fox affiliate and edit for broadcast, create/record/produce public service announcements from local/national/international organizations, learn/master Adobe Audition production software, learn AudioVault automation software, operate control boards during local and state sporting events (including Chicago Bears broadcasts), operate radio equipment controlling what is broadcast live during city council meetings and other live remotes, may include some live on-air work, create/produce/record commercials for WRHL clients, and perform other miscellaneous duties as needed, including some weekend work. “By the end of the internship, the intern will learn how a real-life, for-profit small-market radio station operates; one would learn all of the moving parts, all the titles, duties and basic structure of the radio business, and would in addition build radio and TV broadcasting contacts to form a solid foundation for a future career in broadcasting.” Internships run January-April, May-August and September-December, while specific start and end dates remain flexible. To apply, send a resume and letter stating what you can bring to the table (e-mail is fine) to Greg Saunders, WRHL-AM/FM, at; call with questions to (815) 562-7001 x-11. EOE (Indef.)

    — WTJK-AM, Rockton, IL seeks interns year-round who are energetic, friendly and hard-working students and can help coordinate contests, do copywriting, aid in the development of the station’s promotions, do research, update station Web sites, and perform out-of-office responsibilities in the Rockford and South Beloit areas that can include promoting at sporting events, local bars, clubs and retail locations.  Applicants must possess excellent organizational skills, good writing ability, creativity and the ability to assist with many projects and ideas.  Internship is for college credit and you must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle.  Resume and e-mail telling how you would be an asset to ESPN Radio 1380/Rockford to Kate Heine at //“>  EOE  (Indef.)

    — WQAD-TV, Moline, IL (Quad Cities market) seeks interns for spring, summer and fall internships for academic credit.  Its interns learn (and DO) it all under the supervision of the person responsible for the intern’s work.  Videography intern candidates should apply to Andy McKay at //“>; Internet content interns to Shellie Nelson at; marketing interns to Lisa Short at; producer/reporter interns to Alan Baker at  EOE (Indef.)

   — The University of IIlinois at Springfield seeks intern/graduate students for its one-year public affairs reporting program who have what it takes to work for a top newspaper or broadcast bureau covering government and politics on a daily basis in the pressure-packed environment of the Illinois statehouse, while earning a master’s degree at the same time; the PAR program is a unique blend of classroom study and real-life work experience featuring a six-month internship during which students work as a full-time reporter in the Statehouse press room for a radio or TV bureau, picking up hours of resume material; successful applicants receive a $3,510 stipend and a tuition waiver during the internship. For more information, contact Charles Wheeler at 217-206-7494 or e-mail; for more information, go to the PAR Web site, EOE   (4/1)-

    — WTAX-AM, Springfield, IL seeks interns interesting in doing news who have a background in writing, want to learn what it is like to take a news tip to a full story and want an internship where you could potentially do it all — find the information, get the tape, edit and write the story.  Resume to Alex Deman, acting news and programming director, WTAX-AM, 3501 E. Sangamon Av., Springfield, IL 62707, call (217) 753-5400 or e-mail //“>   EOE  (Indef.)

    — WICS-TV, Springfield, IL seeks news department interns that are non-paid and should be coordinated with colleges for credit; should have technical and customer support career interests in multimedia including networks, client work stations, servers, software, audio-video production and fiber satellite distribution, and will have the opportunity to work with a variety of hardware and software platforms from vendors, including AVID, PathFire, Panasonic and others.  Resume to Alaina Marx, HR Dept., WICS-TV, 2680 E. Cook St., Springfield, IL 62703.  EOE  (Indef.)

   — The Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (Springfield, IL) seeks a Web and mobile development manager in its Office of Communications and Public Affairs, who will be responsible for directing and online presence of the School of Medicine and SIU HealthCare, including developing and maintaining Web/mobile/video/social media strategies. For a complete job description and to apply online, go to EOE   (2/25)

    — WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee, WI seeks newsroom interns who are juniors or seniors, able to earn college credit, have the ability to spend at least 25 hours a week in the newsroom and can work flexible schedules.  Non-paid.  Letter should include desired start date, and the dates and times you would be available for a brief interview.  Send with resume to Sydney Gohring, intern coordinator/TV News, WTMJ-TV, 720 E. Capitol Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53212.  EOE  (indef.)

    — WISN-AM, Milwaukee, WI seeks interns for a newsroom that is fast-paced, gathers local news aggressively, and needs interns who can work in-studio and in the field, research and produce stories, answer listener phone calls, and be able to work flexible hours.  Internship is unpaid; must be taken for college credit.  Applications are taking on an ongoing basis for internships summer, fall and spring.  Tape and resume to Jodi Becker, WISN-AM News Internship Program, 12100 W. Howard Av., Greenfield, WI 53228, call (414) 944-5494 or e-mail //“>   EOE   (indef.)

    — WDJT-TV, Milwaukee, WI seeks interns (Job #HR-Internship) in a variety of areas who can commit 15 hours a week for an entire semester during the regular school year; must receive college credit, as the internship is unpaid; available internships include bilingual (Spanish-English) news intern, sports intern, producer assistant intern, assignment desk intern, meteorology intern, sales intern, engineering intern, production intern, master control intern and promotions intern.   To apply contact Internships c/o the WDJT-TV HR Dept., 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214, fax (414) 607-8188 or e-mail //“>  EOE  (Indef.)

   — WBAY-TV, Green Bay, WI seeks interns in its news, sports, sales and engineering department, with every effort made to assign meaningful projects and tasks, with supervision and evaluation; must be a full-time student (junior or senior standing preferred) and done for credit as apart of a bona fide course of study with credit. Send resume and letter stating personal objectives and hoped-for accomplishments to Trish Ossman, EP (news); Chris Roth, sports director (sports); Steve Lavin, GSM (sales), or Greg Tadyshak, chief engineer (engineering), WBAY-TV, 115 S. Jefferson St., Green Bay, WI 54301 or e-mail Melissa Feldman, station business mgr., at (Indef.)

   — The Society of Professional Journalists (Indianapolis, IN) seeks a post-graduate intern for a year-long internship for writing/marketing/social media/PR which includes a competitive salary/benefits/paid leave. Candidates must demonstrate a strong desire to create innovative communications strategies for SPJ and keep the organization moving forward with the dynamic industry it supports; primary responsibilities include working with SPJ’;s board and staff to create and distribute internal and external messages, managing/maintaining/building/expanding SPJ’s social media presence, assisting in marketing and promoting all of SPJ’s products and services, organizing media inquiries/interviews, helping to prepare board members and leaders for media opportunities, provide editorial content for all of SPJ’s communications vehicles that include its Web site/magazine/weekly e-newsletter. Interns must be highly organized, a whiz with social media, have experience with marketing, bed able to share information in ways that make people listen, jump from task-to-task with cat-like nimbleness, knows about journalism, get along with just about anyone, ask a lot of questions, know when to be quiet and get to work, not take oneself too seriously, show familiarity with AP style and care deeply about quality work. Resume, 3-5 writing samples, three professional references and a letter telling what you can do to Tara Puckey, SPJ, 3909 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208 or e-mail (1/29)-

    — WISH-TV, Indianapolis, IN seek interns who can work at least 15 hours a week for 10 weeks for college credit and without financial compensation; students may work one full-semester internship per student and must provide information from a faculty advisor stating the length of the internship and that they will receive credit.  The station attaches the same standards that it uses when hiring staff.  Internships are available in news reporting, I-Team reporting, sports, videography, production, promotion, graphic arts, sales and marketing, public affairs and broadcast engineering.  Once information is received from a student it is forwarded to the appropriate department head who will then decide if the station needs or wants to set up an interview.  Send applications to the WISH-TV internship program, 1950 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202 or e-mail //“>   (Indef.)

    — WXIN/WTTV, Indianapolis, IN seeks interns to work in a year-round program who want as much “hands-on” opportunity as possible and are expected and encouraged to learn about all aspects of commercial broadcasting; typically must work 8-10 weeks on a part-time (20-40 hours/week) basis.  In addition to morning and evening news (including sports and weather) there are internships in operations and production, creative services, and sales.  Deadlines are: for the summer term 3/1; for the fall term 8/1; for the winter-spring term 12/1, and preference is given to students majoring in a related field.  Submit resume with cover letter stating department of interest and academic term in which you are available to the WXIN/WTTV HR Sept., 6910 Network Pl., Indianapolis, IN 46278; qualified students will be contacted for an interview.  (Indef.)

    — Internships at Great Lakes Media/The Chronicle (Valparaiso, IN):  Sports editorial/photo intern who can work 20-30+ hours each week for credit; the internship will expose the right candidate to all facets of weekly production, including writing, photography and layout on three weekly newspapers in Lake and Porter Counties.  The papers also may consider unpaid internships in other areas of emphasis, such as community reporting.  All applicants must have completed the sophomore year of college, must be majoring in communications or journalism, must have completed basic reporting and writing classes, and are responsible for securing their own living arrangements.  Background in photojournalism with a college newspaper is a definite plus.  Resume and contact information for three professional/educational references to Brenda Kleihege, publisher, 208 Elm St., Valparaiso, IN 46383. EOE   (indef.)

    — WANE-TV, Ft. Wayne, IN seeks interns who are full-time juniors or seniors, can receive college credit, can work without financial compensation, and are able to perform at least 160 on-site hours, although more are recommended for a full experience.  The station offers internships in news reporting, producing, videography, sports and weather; operations production, directing, floor camera and engineering; sales marketing and research; and promotions editing, public affairs and creative services.  Deadlines are 11/30 for winter and spring internships, 2/28 for summer internships and 7/31 for fall internships.  Resume, letter telling why you would be a good intern and school program requirements to the WANE-TV internship program, 2915 W. State Blvd., Ft. Wayne, IN 46808.  (Indef.)

    — WPTA/WISE-TV, Ft. Wayne, IN seek interns in news, promotions, sales/marketing, production and accounting; the stations are flexible regarding the months that internships are offered, mainly on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Must be able to earn college credit and have a letter from the school indicating enrollment in an internship for credit.  Resume to Deborah Sand, WPTA/WISE-TV HR Dept., Box 2121, Ft. Wayne, IN 46801.  (Indef.)

    — KMOV-TV, St. Louis, MO seeks a broadcast assistant.  In this 13-week appointment, successful candidates will assist producers and production assistants, operate the TelePrompTer and assist in various aspects of newscast preparation.  Must be able to work flexible weekday and weekend hours.  Perfect for students with a broadcast journalism emphasis.  Resume to Audrey Prywitch, EP/News, KMOV-TV, One Memorial Dr., St. Louis, MO 63102.  EOE  (Indef.)

   — KDNL-TV, St. Louis, MO seeks interns (Job #STL01057) for its news department who are juniors and seniors, can obtain course credit for the unpaid position and has interests in multimedia and communications or relagted areas. Apply online at EOE   (12/12)

    — Fox-owned WDAF-TV, Kansas City, MO seeks interns with junior or senior status who are majoring in journalism, broadcasting, communications, marketing and graphic design; internships are unpaid and must be for college class credit, and most departments require a minimum of 20 hours of work per week; news department opportunities exist in sports, producing, reporting, video editing and videography.  Resume and a letter detailing your interests to the WDAF-TV HR Dept./Internship Coordinator, 3030 Summit, Kansas City, MO 64108.  (Indef.)

    — WPSD-TV, Paducah, KY seeks interns who want to gain a diversified experience in a variety of fields with a hands-on educational opportunity.  Internships are offered year-round in news, sports, weather, production, creative services, Web design and sales/marketing.  Applicants must be at least 18, have junior, senior or graduate academic standing, be able to receive academic credit from an educational institution based on hours of training, and have the ability to commute at specified times to the station.  Applicants with serious interest only should contact Corey Goodman, news producer/internship coordinator, Box 1197, Paducah, KY 24002-1197 or e-mail //“> for an application form.  EOE  (Indef.)

   — WDIV-TV, Detroit, MI seeks interns in programming promotions, news and sales; the program is designed to augment the educational development of students for careers in broadcasting by creating opportunities for students to gain experience in day-to-day operations; must be 18 years of age, enrolled in a college or university, be majoring in communications or a related field, be classified as at least a junior when the internship begins and be seeking class credits or their equivalent (such as a master’s thesis). Apply by including name, address and phone number, and send application via e-mail to the WDIV-TV HR Administrator at (Indef.)

   — WXYZ-TV, Detroit, MI seeks news, assignment desk, sports and special project unit interns who will learn investigative technique through ands-on work with the unit; students must be motivated, will have the opportunity to create a resume tape by the end of the internship, will gain an insight into newsroom operations, will learn alongside staff and will work with the investigative, consumer, health and advocacy units; interns must be able to work between 12 and 32 hours a week for credit only, with days and times based on student availability and department needs to be determined before the start date. Students must be registered as a junior or senior and be able to receive college/university course credit for participating, complying with all school requirements as well as WXYZ-TV requirements. Students must be up-to-date on current vents on all levels, actively watching newscasts, browsing the Web, reading newspapers and making and utilizing sources. Apply online at (Indef.)

    — WOOD/WOTV/WXSP-TV, Grand Rapids, MI seek interns who are college juniors and seniors and would like to gain experience in news, weather, community affairs, promotions, sales and accounting.  Resume to WOOD-TV Internships, 120 College Av. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, call (616) 771-9061 or e-mail //“>   (Indef.)

    — WKYC-TV, Cleveland, OH seeks a interns for a range of jobs that include journalism, PR, Web site production and production; students must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, be able to get course credit and be able to be present at least three days a week.  Students should submit resume that includes courses related to the internship requested, a letter indicating the dates of availability and a letter from the student’s school indicating that the student will receive credit if chosen.  Resume to Janet Christopher, WKYC/WVXP-TV, 1333 Lakeside Av., Cleveland, OH 44114 or fax (216) 344-3477.  No calls.  (Indef.)

    — WEWS-TV, Cleveland, OH seeks unpaid interns in a number of areas: “Good Morning Cleveland,” “Live on Five,” news assignment desk, Akron bureau, and “Team Five” Investigators/Troubleshooters.  Must receive college credit and be able to work a 20-40 hour schedule.  Resume to the WEWS-TV internship coordinator, 3001 Euclid Av., Cleveland, OH 44115.  (indef.)

    — WVIZ-TV/WCPN-FM, Cleveland, OH offers internships designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn about careers in public broadcasting through hands-on experience.  Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and be able to receive credit for the internship.  Tape/CD (if available), with resume, to the WVIZ/WCPN HR/Idea Center Dept., 1375 Euclid Av., Cleveland, OH 44115-1835.  (Indef.)

    — Cincinnati Magazine, Cincinnati, OH seeks energetic, hard-working editorial interns to work for four months at fact-checking, research/reporting and short writing assignments; must be able to work at least 15 hours a week in the office for credit (unpaid), with hours varying depending on class and work schedules.  English and journalism majors are given high priority but other majors are welcome.  Must be juniors or seniors, and a resident of the Greater Cincinnati/northern KY area (Hamilton, Butler, Clermont or Warren Counties in OH, and Kenton, Campbell or Boone Counties in KY).   Clips and resume with a letter telling what you can bring to the job to Aiesha D. Little, Cincinnati magazine internship program, 200 Carew Tower, 441 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202.  Fall interns must apply by June 1, spring interns by Oct. 2 and summer interns by Feb. 1.  No calls.  (Indef.)

    — WPTY-TV, Memphis, TN seeks unpaid news interns on an ongoing basis who will be responsible for their own living expenses and must be able to receive academic credit.  Must have second-semester junior standing or higher, be certified in writing by the student’s academic counselor, have a degree path with a major or minor in broadcast journalism or related field, be able to work 20 hours a week for eight consecutive weeks, be able to agree in writing to a fixed curriculum and work schedule, and be able to work holidays, weekends, night shifts and other periods.  Send letter explaining why you want to participate in the internship program and how it would benefit you to Lisa Lovell, EP, 2701 Union Av. Extended, Memphis, TN 38112.  (Indef.)

    — WBBJ-TV, Jackson, TN seeks energetic, intelligent, dependable, reliable and responsible news junkies and broadcast or communications majors to work as newsroom interns on the weekend shift; must dub tapes, make beat calls, operate studio cameras for the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts, assist reporters and videographers in the field and newsroom, go out on stories, learn how to edit and dub tapes and to do what it takes to produce a quality newscasts.  Morning and evening shifts are available.  To apply, call Chip Washington, WBBJ-TV, at (901) 725-8621 weekdays or (601) 668-3310 (cell phone) at other times.  (Indef.)

   — Foreign Policy magazine seeks an unpaid research intern who will assist editors in researching and planning content, help assistant editors with fact-checking, proof articles, write and work on at least one short piece to be published at the editor’s discretion, and can work a flexible schedule of at least 15-20 hours a week for a semester.  Students must have completed their junior year, or be graduate students with educational or job background in international relations, comparative politics, journalism, history or economics.  To apply, submit a 5-10 page (maximum) writing sample, resume and letter of recommendation to Kate Palmer, internship coordinator, 1779 Massachusetts Av. NW, Washington, DC 20036, call (202) 939-2247, fax (202) 483-4430 or e-mail //“>   (Indef.)

    — KSL-AM, Salt Lake City, UT seeks interns in radio news, sports and programming who are registered full-time at a university, college, community college or vocational-technical institute; priority will be given to students who are juniors, seniors or in the final year of a community college or vocational/technical school program.  Should be self-starting, able to meet deadlines, precise and accurate, a good writer and producer, and able to devote 20 hours a week, with a schedule to be arranged by the intern, coordinator and the intern’s academic adviser.  Must appear professional and be able to produce a letter from the applicant’s school verifying the arrangement of credit for the internship.  To apply, download an application from the KSL Web site:; questions can be directed to //“>   (Indef.)



   — Stand for Children/Chicago seeks a marketing and communications director who can work with Illinois staff to test innovative new communications tools, work with the national staff, can travel to Springfield as needed, can create content that is compelling/persuasive/relevant/accurate that will attract visitor engagement with the organization and support for improving the Chicago Public Schools, develop and execute a robust communications and marketing strategy, cultivate and maintain local media contacts to disseminate press releases and leverage PR, create awareness campaigns that utilize innovative social media tools, conduct market-specific qualitative research to inform strategic communication outreach, produce content for newsletters and other print communications that will support fundraising and campaigns, edit a range of organizational and local campaign-focused written materials to assure clarity and conciseness, assure that all content is in alignment with Stand for Children’s brand and help track Stand’s local media coverage. For a complete job description and to apply online, go to

   — CBS-owned WBBM-FM, , Chicago seeks a part-time (20 hours/week) promotions coordinator for a dance/CHR station who can assist in the on-site coordination of remotes/personality appearances/station events, is energetic/efficient/capable of multi-tasking, can do contest winner fulfillment/mailings/database entry/Web site maintenance/listener correspondence, is a proven team player, can help develop promotional ideas/contests/events/partnerships, can work a flexible schedule that includes days/evenings and weekends and is proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Apply online at EOE   (3/27)

   — CBS-owned WXRT-FM, Chicago seeks a part-time (20 hours/week) promotions coordinator (Job #17219BR) for an adult alternative-formatted station who can assist in the on-site coordination of remotes/personality appearances/station events, is energetic/efficient/capable of multi-tasking, can do contest winner fulfillment/mailings/database entry/Web site maintenance/listener correspondence, is a proven team player, can help develop promotional ideas/contests/events/partnerships, can work a flexible schedule that includes days/evenings and weekends and is proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Apply online at EOE   (3/27)

   — CBS-owned WJMK-FM, Chicago seeks a part-time (20-25 hours/week) promotions coordinator (Job #16340BR and 16339BR) for a classic hits-formatted station who can assist in the on-site coordination of remotes/personality/appearances/station events, is energetic/efficient/capable of multi-tasking, can do contest winner fulfillment/mailings/database entry/Web site maintenance/listener correspondence, is a proven team player, can work a flexible schedule that includes days/evenings and weekends and is proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Apply online at EOE   (3/27)

   — CBS-owned WUSN-FM, Chicago seeks a part-time promotions coordinator (Job #17218BR) for a country-formatted station who can assist in the on-site coordination of remotes/personality/appearances/station events, is energetic/efficient/capable of multi-tasking, can do contest winner fulfillment/mailings/database entry/Web site maintenance/listener correspondence, is a proven team player, can work a flexible schedule that includes days/evenings and weekends and is proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Apply online at EOE   (3/27)

   — Openings at CBS-owned WSCR (AM), Chicago: Promotions manager (Job #17241BR) who can work with the marketing director to fulfill all station and sales promotions, including outside marketing, internal marketing, public relations, client services, management of on-site station promotions and event marketing; must manage station appearances/broadcasts/events, schedule coordinators and interns, oversee the overall look and feel of promotions, oversee client and programming relations, maintain all on-air and Web-based contests, collect prizes from sales, provide copy to programming for on-air use, oversee prize delivery and fulfillment, manage timelines for station events and initiatives, respond to listener calls, research questions, follow-up with answers, maintain a positive image for the station, secure copy from clients and event sponsors, research and assemble recap reports for sales and clients involved in station promotions, extend the WSCR brand to secondary materials/promotional pieces and coordinate with the business department for all invoices and purchase orders. Part-time promotions coordinator(Job #16361BR) for a sports-formatted station who can assist in the on-site coordination of remotes/personality/appearances/station events, is energetic/efficient/capable of multi-tasking, can do contest winner fulfillment/mailings/database entry/Web site maintenance/listener correspondence, is a proven team player, can work a flexible schedule that includes days/evenings and weekends and is proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Apply online at EOE   (3/27)

   — Fox-owned WFLD-TV, Chicago seeks a topical promo producer with at least five years experience who can write/shoot/edit promos that include daily topical/station/news image spots, prime and program spots; must produce compelling material that connects with viewers and increases viewer tune-in; must be able to sell station programming to target demographics and have a trademark edge. E-mail resume to EOE   (4/6)

   — The city of Bloomington, IL seeks a communications manager who can assist the city council and city departments in communicating with city residents, stakeholders and employees.   Pay $62,230 to $93,345. Apply online with a completed city application and resume at EOE   (4/6)

   — Heartland Community College (Normal, IL) seeks an associate public information director who can develop and support effective internal and external communication that aligns with college priorities, including news releases, digital communications, newsletters, brochures, annual reports, foundation materials and other promotional publications; should have background in PR/journalism/English or related fields. Send two writing samples demonstrating the ability to produce copy in various styles, a resume and a completed HCC employment application to the executive director of human resources, HCC, 1500 W. Raab Rd., Normal, IL 61761; obtain application for and/or apply online at   EOE   (4/3)

   — WMAY/WNNS, Springfield, IL seeks a highly-organized, self-motivated and enthusiastic promotions director with at least two years experience who can design/create/execute multiple promotions that are win-win for listeners/clients/station; the job includes a daily a/c air shift; must have strong Web content/social media and layout skills, newswriting and anchoring skills are a plus, must pay attention to detail, must work well with others on multiple projects and be able to work weekend hours. Send mp3 of less than 3 MB, resume and letter that includes promotional recaps to     EOE   (3/14)-

   — WTMJ/WLWK, Milwaukee, WI seek a promotion coordinator who is experienced, has good reading/writing/communications skills, knows Photoshop and graphic design, has strong problem-solving abilities, is detail-oriented, is well-organized, is a creative thinker, can lead the execution of marketing and promotional efforts, can assist in conception and development of new promotions, can write/develop/implement proposals/copy/scripts for sales and promotions, can create promotional proposals for sales and programming, can maintain the promotion inventory, can lead Web site marketing and social media marketing efforts can assist in coordination of all in-station and out-of-station events and can assist in management of the promotions staff. Resume to J. Pat Miller, marketing and promotions dir., WTMJ/WLWK, 720 E. Capitol Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53212 or e-mail No calls. EOE   (3/31)

   ** WITI-TV, Milwaukee, WI seeks an experienced and highly-motivated promotion writer/producer, can write compelling and conversational copy, thrives on conceptualizing/shooting/editing/directing promo pieces, is well-organized, has strong interpersonal skills, can handle stressful situations, can meet deadlines, can keep the produce fresh, can attend daily news meetings working directly with news personnel to determine the best stories to promote, can attend weekly creative meetings to brainstorm and accept assignments and can maintain the inventory and scheduling of promos/PSAs. Resume to the WITI-TV HR Dept., 9001 N. Green Bay Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53209, fax (414) 354-7491 or e-mail (4/16)

   — WDJT-TV, Milwaukee, WI seeks a promotions writer/producer (Job #HR-PWP) who has a passion for news and topical news promotion, thrives on getting the facts and teasing stories, enjoys the challenge or producing quality teases on shot deadlines, knows FinalCut Pro and/or Edius and can hit the ground running. Send tape/DVD and resume to the WDJT-TV HR Dept., 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214, fax (414) 607-8189 or e-mail EOE (3/27)

   — Wisconsin Public Television, Madison, WI seeks an editor/publicist (Job #9501) with 2-5 years experience who will be primarily responsible for editing and producing the program guide and membership tools for WPT and its nearly 60K members; publishes 10 times a year, with double issues in December/January and March/April, also working as part of the WPT promotion department; must take on writing and other promotion duties, including project and event promotion. Pay $36,426-$54,638/year. Submit a detailed resume, a narrative of up to two pages carefully detailing how your experience compares to the job duties/qualifications/functions, three writing samples that demonstrate your range, three samples of publications or work you have edited, three samples of social media content you either created or edited from any social media source (electronic samples are fine) and contact information for 3-5 work references, including one supervisory reference, to; questions can be addressed at EOE   (4/6)

   — WXIN-TV, Indianapolis, IN seeks a promotions writer/editor/producer (Job #2014-37996) with 3-5 years experienced who has lots of creativity, has the spirit of innovation, can put together fresh news and syndication promos and works well with Macs; background with AfterEffects and DSLR videography a big plus, while good organizational skills are a must. Work samples/online links and resume to the WXIN-TV HR Dept., 6910 Network Pl., Indianapolis, IN 46278. (4/11)

   — WNDU-TV, South Bend, IN seeks a promotion shooter/editor/writer (Job #13-20) who can edit promotion production with an emphasis on news promotion, is well versed in electronic field production and lighting, has an aptitude for computer-related work and can do commercials as needed; experience preferred. Tape/DVD/.online link and resume to Michael Fowler, programming mgr., WNDU-TV, South Bend, IN 46634 or e-mail (3/19)

   — KMOV-TV, St. Louis, MO seeks a promotions producer who will be responsible for topical and investigations promotion for the 10 p.m. newscast across multiple platforms, as well as promotion and on-site marketing for community events, promotion for other station initiatives and has a clear understanding of the station’s brand, knows FinalCut Pro and iNews; background with Photoshop and other broadcast software a plus. Apply to Judie Mangan, KMOV-TV, 1 Memorial Dr., St. Louis, MO 63102 or e-mail EOE   (3/24)

   — WLKY-TV, Louisville, KY seeks a promotion writer/producer with at least two years experience who can write/produce/edit compelling news image and topical promotions, can do social media marketing and content development, can assist in all areas of station promotions/marketing/commercial production/special projects and more; must be willing to work a flexible schedule, be well-organized, be highly-motivated, be an innovative thinker, contribute ideas and able to act either solo or as part of a team. DVD/online link and resume to the WLKY-TV Creative Services Dept., 1918 Mellwood Av., Louisville, KY 40203 or e-mail   (3/30)

   — WDRB/WMYO/WBKI-TV, Louisville, KY seeks a promotions coordinator who can ascertain promotional and PSA needs, can retrieve and produce promos and PSAs, can schedule them on daily logs, can prepare reports, can maintain the public file/quarterly issues/children’s reports and can take responsibility for all station promotion and public service announcements. Apply to Harry Beam, WDRB-TV, 624 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, KY 40203 or e-mail (4/5)

   — CBS Radio/Minneapolis, MN seeks a part-time promotions coordinator (Job #17232BR) for a three-station cluster who can assist in the on-site coordination of remotes/personality/appearances/station events, is energetic/efficient/capable of multi-tasking, can do contest winner fulfillment/mailings/database entry/Web site maintenance/listener correspondence, is a proven team player, can work a flexible schedule that includes days/evenings and weekends and is proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Pay $8/hour. Apply online at EOE   (3/27)


   — CBS-owned WOMC-FM and WYCD-FM, Detroit, MI seek a part-time promotions coordinator(Job #17070BR) for both stations who can assist in the on-site coordination of remotes/personality/appearances/station events, is energetic/efficient/capable of multi-tasking, can do contest winner fulfillment/mailings/database entry/Web site maintenance/listener correspondence, is a proven team player, can work a flexible schedule that includes days/evenings and weekends and is proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Apply online at EOE   (3/27)


   — WDIV-TV, Detroit, MI seeks a promotion producer who can take responsibility for over-the-air and online promotions for news/station images/syndicated programming/radio/print campaigns, can schedule promos in daily logs, can coordinate and tag programs from time to time, is a fast and good writer, can generate ideas, has a track record of embracing both traditional and digital promotions, has strong non-linear editing skills (FinalCut Pro and Premiere preferred), can meet strict deadlines, is a strong team player, can shoot creative video, can organically integrate news and marketing content into digital space, thrives under pressure, has a competitive spirit, is self-directing, is self-motivating, works well in a fast-paced environment and meets deadlines. Tape/DVD/online link and resume to Kaye Walters, creative services and programming dir., WDIV-TV, 550 W. Lafayette Blvd.,. Detroit, MI 48226 or e-mail (3/27)

   — WWTV/WWUP-TV, Cadillac, MI seeks a promotions producer who is self-motivated, has good producing and writing skills, can conceive of and produce station news and programming promos for all platforms, can do promotion and on-site marketing for community events and other station initiatives, has a solid working knowledge of editing and graphic design software, has plenty of creativity and has background with Photoshop, Illustrator and Composer editing equipment. Demo and resume to Tessia Klix, WWTV/WWUP-TV, 22320 130th Av., Tustin, MI 49688 or e-mail (3/26)


   — CBS-owned WKRK/WDOK/WNCX/WQAL-FM, Cleveland, OH seek a Webmaster/promotions coordinator who can implement and maintain station Wedb sites, generate creative content, do content marketing, is familiar with Google analytics/SEO/WordPress/Photoshop/html/similar applications, can assist with contesting and client promotions, can maintain station databases and can coordinate and execute station on-air and on-site promotions. Apply online at^xQfLDB1j8cSFnPiNp8XgQM/hytqOTYbMFpHYTEMDdMGuEOiEEAuAdshtYX0KswiB&jobId=445937&type=search&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5129&JobSiteInfo=445937_5129&GQId=0. (3/19)

   — WBNS-TV, Columbus, OH seeks a promotion writer/producer (Job#200DP) seeks a highly creative and news-focused promotion writer/producer who can implement marketing and branding strategies through compelling daily topical production, through station and news campaigns and through special promotion projects; the station has individual edit/work stations; must be highly motivated, work well with others, handle stressful situations well, meet deadlines, collaborate with various departments, break new ground in the market and beyond and knows non-linear editing. Apply online, enclosing links to your best work, at   (3/26)

   — WKBN/WYTV, Youngstown, OH seeks a highly-creative and multi-tasking promotions writer/producer/editor who can create targeted and winning topical and image promos, can work closely with reporters and producers in the fast-paced environment of the newsroom, can work well under tight deadlines, can showcase your creative editing ability, has a passion for both news and writing, can write/produce/edit image and special project campaigns and can showcase skills in the digital realm; must be able to work a flexible schedule when needed. Resume to the promotions manager, WYTV/WKBN-TV, 3930 Sunset Blvd., Youngstown, OH 44512 or e-mail (4/6)

   ** KWCH/KSCW/KBSH/KBSD/KBSL-TV, Wichita, KS seek a promotions producer (Job #SUN1806) with 1-3 years experience who can edit video and audio, writes clearly and accurately, communicates effectively, is creative, can create compelling and engaging promos, can work flexible hours, makes quick and accurate decisions under deadline pressure, works well with limited supervision, is proficient in social media, can manage the creative process and articulate your vision during production. Apply online at (4/16)

   — Openings at Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS): Tiger Media Network program specialist/news director with two years experience who can develop a strong converged media distribution outlet for news at the university, can provide students majoring in media-related fields with career-oriented experience that ties together academic classes and professional internships, provide a creative outlet for students not majoring in media or related fields, provide an outlet to communicate news/analysis/opinion/entertainment of particular interest to members of the broader community in a format attractive to students/faculty/staff/community members and has background in media news production and social media; teaching experience a plus. Program specialist/executive producer with at least five years media production experience and background with social media who can work with the TMN board of directors and news director to develop a strong converged media distribution on PR/news at the university; teaching and advising experience a plus. For complete job descriptions and to apply for either job online go to (4/6)

   — Openings at the University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS): Associate director for digital media with at least six yeas experience in video editing/production/direction/photography, to join the in-house team in KU’s marketing communications office who will be charged with the continued development of the KU brand story, implementation of innovative video and photography concepts, follows industry best practices, is innovative, is consistent, can work on a variety of platforms that include print/social media/Web, meets the highest standards and fulfills the strategic goals of the office; minimum pay $55K/year; apply online at Public information officer with at least five years experience in at least two of the following areas: PR, media relations, public affairs, marketing communications and/or news reporting, with five years of professional writing experience. Must be a passionate storyteller, have an eye for what makes news, be a believer in higher education, understand that an international university can change the world, be an experience pitchman/woman with a record of working with top-notch national journalists and be a self-starter who can produce multiple news releases each day. Bachelor’s degree a must, while higher education experience is a plus; minimum pay $35K/year; apply online at (3/20)

   — Openings at Newslink (Lincoln, NE): Public relations person (corporate journalist) who can gather and write who can implement and maintain station Web sites, can generate creative content, can do content marketing, knows SEO/WordPress/Photoshop/html, can assist with contesting and client promotions, can maintain station databases and can coordinate and execute on-air and on-site promotions. Apply online at articles, acquire photos and edit copy for TV news releases, Web content and other projects; must make regular calls to customers, gather stories/calendar items/statistics, and be willing to travel; must be well-organized, know AP style and pay attention to detail. Design editor who can assemble professional publications, knows AP style and also is proficient in InDesign and Illustrator. Apply online at (4/17)

   ** KAIT-TV, Jonesboro, AR seeks a marketing producer who can conceive of and execute compelling promotional announcement and commercials; must shoot/edit/do graphic design and work with staff/clients in a deadline-driven and fast-paced environment; must have solid editing skills on Premiere Pro, while background with AfterEffects/Photoshop/Illustrator/SpeedGrade a plus; experience preferred. Online links and resume should be included in online application to No calls. (4/12)

   — The Humane Society of the United States (Gaithersburg, Md.) seeks a full-time blog editor with at least two years experience for its public relations department. The main responsibility of this position is to apply exemplary editing skills to support a creative, high quality and informative daily blog, research and work with other departments to develop blog topics and collect content, work with external blogs to fulfill guest blog opportunities, and work with the senior reputation manager to ensure timely and accurate responses to online comments and questions posted on the blog and social media accounts; the blog editor also establishes goals for online media outreach and, using available online tools, provides periodic reports on success.  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in journalism, communications, or other relevant field; experience involving online media highly desired, along with strong writing and editing skills, a demonstrated understanding of blogs and other online media, and an interest in animal protection; a track record of securing coverage in online outlets and managing online outreach campaigns is preferred. This position also requires availability during non-traditional business hours for breaking news. The HSUS has several other communications positions available; apply online at or send resumes to Alan Heymann, Vice President of Communications (and past INBA Board member) at (3/31)

   — WIS-TV, Columbia, SC seeks a promotions manager (Job #2014-1917) who is innovative/creative/highly motivated, is a strong writer/shooter/editor, can turn news promos that are compelling to viewers in a deadline-driven and fast-paced environment, can communicate well with others, can work closely with producers/reporters/managers on the day-to-day news cycle, can act as a liaison between sales and creative services, thrives in a creative environment, is willing to take chances and has solid editing skills on Avid; experience with Edius, AfterEffects and Photoshop is a plus; apply online at No calls. (4/5)

   — Openings at NBC-owned KNBC-TV, Los Angeles, CA: Promotion producer (Job #12905BR) with at least three years experience in promotions and four years in a news environment, who can conceive/write/produce/edit on-air promotional spots and marketing campaigns, partner with the news department to create promotions that include topical/PSA/image/franchise campaigns, collaborate with the directors of local rand marketing/graphic artists/creative team, assure that projects on complete on-time and on budget, can communicate clearly with production team members, can attend weekly planning/production meetings and can push the creative envelope while adhering to brand guidelines.   Nightside Topical Promotion Producer (Job #12833BR) with the same abilities. For complete job descriptions and to apply online, go to (4/5)


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