Category Archives: Broadcast

Radio news reporter, Burlington, IA

Pritchard Broadcasting has an immediate opening for an afternoon news radio reporter for its six-station cluster in Burlington, Iowa. This is a full-time position with benefits.

The reporter will gather, compile and write news stories for both broadcast and the web/social media and record news breaks for all six of the company’s stations. The position includes journalistic field work, weekly meetings, severe weather coverage, weekend work and more.

Qualified candidates are self starters who want to learn and grow in the field of radio, and have solid news delivery skills. They can interview high-profile political and social leaders. Experience with Adobe Audition and Audio Vault a plus. Familiarity with issues in the state of Iowa and Illinois is also a plus.

Candidates should have at least two years of news radio or other journalistic experience, but recent college graduates will be considered and are encouraged to apply.

To apply, send a demo, resume and sample of written stories to:

Joe Bates
Operations manager
Pritchard Broadcasting
610 N. 4th St., Suite 300
Burlington, IA 52601

Or email

No calls, please. Pritchard Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.


RTDNF scholarship applications due

The Radio Television Digital News Foundation scholarship application period closes on Jan. 15.

It only takes a few minutes to apply for one of 8 scholarships (or 4 fellowships for recent grads). In addition to up to $10,000, recipients will get to:

  • Come to Excellence in Journalism, Sept. 27-29, 2018, in Baltimore, for three days of networking, job hunting and professional training 
  • Enjoy one year of access to all RTDNA member training and resources

Available awards include:

 Recent graduates are in luck, too, with 4 fellowships available:

  • N.S. Bienstock Fellowship for new professional journalists of color
  • Michele Clark Fellowship for new professional journalists of color
  • Oldfield Fellowship for national security reporting
  • Minnotte Fellowship for health reporting

Media relations manager, Iowa Wild

The Iowa Wild hockey team is searching for a media relations manager. See for more details on the position requirements and how to apply.


Summer media fellowship in NYC

June 3 – August 4, 2018

APPLICATIONS DUE: SUNDAY, DEC. 3 (Midnight Eastern Standard Time)

Eligible students have the chance to participate in an exciting media industry internship in New York City that includes travel, accommodations and an allowance!

Students must be college juniors, seniors, or graduate students as of April 2018.

Students selected for this highly competitive program learn about opportunities throughout the media industry, in addition to interning at a specific company where skills are matched to a corresponding area of our business. Accomplished students from all majors (including math, liberal arts, computer science, business, marketing, communications, etc.) are encouraged to apply.

The IRTS Summer Fellowship Program has had a key role in launching the careers of top professionals in the media business for more than 45 years.

For detailed eligibility information and to learn more click here: 2018 IRTS SUMMER FELLOWSHIP DETAILS.



Summer Institute on Political Journalism

Taking advantage of a Washington, DC, internship is a valuable investment in your future that will set you apart after college. The comprehensive program sponsored by The Fund for American Studies includes:

  • An internship placement with a media outlet or communications firm
  • Courses for academic credit from George Mason University
  • Furnished housing located close to Metro rail stations, monuments and museums in Washington
  • Networking events, exclusive briefings, guest speakers and a mentor program


We’ve been creating academic internship experiences for almost 50 years and provide internship placements for all participants. Your options are endless – we work with over 200 different newspapers, magazines, radio and TV stations, trade publications, as well as corporate and nonprofit PR organizations.

 Working in this powerful city will allow you to make professional connections and practice networking skills in a real-world setting. Washington, DC is the perfect place to explore a variety of career paths, and we work with each student’s unique goals and aspirations to match them with the most fitting internship site.


Below you’ll find just a sampling of our past internship sites:

  • CRC Public Relations
  • Fox 5 WTTG
  • The Hill Newspaper
  • Capitol  Hill Press Offices
  • kglobal Public Relations
  • Telemundo
  • The Washington Examiner
  • U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Voice of America
  • Z Communications


Follow us on Instagram @DCinternships to read a quote every week from a program alumnus. 

APPLY TODAY – 5% Discount

Applicants for the Institute on Political Journalism are encouraged to apply for the early deadline of Dec. 5, 2017 in order to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as a 5% tuition discount.


We strive to make the programs accessible and affordable to the best and brightest students regardless of financial status. Scholarships are awarded based on need and merit with over 70% of students receiving full or partial funding.

For more information and to be begin an online application, please visit Questions may be directed to or 202.986.0384.



Upper Midwest Emmy contests and scholarships

The Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Emmys) is publicizing its upcoming student awards season. There are contests for student work and scholarships available. For more information and submission deadlines, see


NBC Universal scholarships for Latino students

The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding Latino students with an interest in the media and entertainment industry pursue a bachelor’s degree at a U. S. post-secondary institution. The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program is sponsored by NBCUniversal and administered by the LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC).

The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program will award 10 $5,000 national scholarships to qualified sophomores and juniors. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university; at least 18 years of age or older; have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale; be a U. S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident; and have an interest in the media and entertainment industry; all majors are welcome.

Applicants must submit the following by the deadline of Nov. 6, 2017:

  • Completed online application, including submission of the following: 
    • College transcript with proof of cumulative grade point average
    • Three letters of recommendation, including a complete telephone number and email address for each reference  

 For more information, please click here.