Category Archives: Editing

Summer media fellowship in NYC

IRTS SUMMER FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
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.

APPLY NOW: 2018 FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION

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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

THE INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE

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.

PAST INTERNSHIP SITES

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
  • WJLA TV ABC 7
  • Z Communications

ALUMNI TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY

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.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

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 www.DCinternships.org/IPJ. Questions may be directed to admissions@tfas.org or 202.986.0384.

 

Community regional news editor (Hampton, Iowa)

Mid-America Publishing Corporation seeks a full-time Community Regional News Editor for its Hampton, Iowa office. This position would be a great opportunity for an experienced December graduate.

The successful candidate must be a self-starter who is well-versed in writing, photography, and social media. They must also be able to write hard news, delve into features, and investigate issues of all types in and around Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties. Spanish speaking and writing skills are a huge bonus for this position – but are not required. Top-notch verbal and written communication skills are imperative. This position offers competitive pay, benefits, and a launching platform to use your skills to the fullest. You’ll be surrounded by a strong staff, allowing you to focus on what matters — capturing the news. You’ll just need to focus on producing local news content.

To apply, please respond with your cover letter, resume, and at least three sample writing pieces to:

Ryan L. Harvey, President/CEO
Mid-America Publishing Corporation
P.O. Box 29, Hampton, Iowa 50441

or you may email your information to
ryan@midamericapub.com

NPR affiliate seeks “Morning Edition” producer

WVIK, Quad Cities’ NPR affiliate based at Augustana College, is seeking a “Morning Edition” producer and digital curator. As producer of WVIK’s daily broadcast of “Morning Edition” from 5-9 a.m., responsibilities include maintenance of online presence during this flagship program, as well as support for the WVIK newsroom, marketing and membership departments in their efforts to enhance the radio broadcast with additional content for online reading. Applications are due Nov. 1.

To learn more about the position and how to apply, see:

http://wvik.org/employment-opportunities

Communications intern, Des Moines Police Department

The Des Moines Police Department is looking for an intern to create a professional presentation: Someone who can turn data and information into a condensed, clear, smooth and attractive presentation with graphs. All data and information will be provided for the project. The presentation will be used for a series of presentations to community leaders. A $1,000 stipend will be provided.

For more information on how to apply, contact MKAschoff@dmgov.org

 

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Content writer, WriteBrain (Des Moines)

Job Summary: The content writer will develop and create content for print, digital media, or internal use.

Well-researched and accurate content will be produced on tight deadlines.

Writer will communicate with leadership, clients, and potential interview sources. Must follow company editorial style guide. Excellent writing, spelling, and understanding of grammar are essential to the role.

Supports:  Business Publications Corp. WriteBrain division as well as assisting Advertising departments in the Business Record and dsm Magazine Divisions.

Reports to: WriteBrain Publisher

This position will support the efforts of the WriteBrain Division with the following responsibilities:

  • Creating concise, eye-catching, and innovative headlines and body copy
  • Researching and organizing facts and sources
  • Interviewing sources
  • Consistently brainstorming and collaborating with team for new ideas and strategies
  • Building a following for brands on multiple media platforms with creative work
  • Researching markets and industries to compare and create content that is innovative and original
  • Collaborating with publisher, account managers, creative team, and designers
  • Writing a wide variety of topics for multiple platforms (website, blogs, articles, social updates, banners, case studies, guides, white papers, etc.)

 Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent grasp of English language
  • Creative and innovative thinker and planner
  • Confident in producing work across multiple platforms
  • Able to align multiple brand strategies and ideas
  • Assists team members when needed to accomplish team goals
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Bachelor’s degree in creative writing, journalism, English, or related field
  • Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel) and Google Docs
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strict adherence to company policies and style
  • Ideal candidate will have a positive attitude and be a problem-solver
  • Familiarity with keyword placement and SEO
  • Extensive knowledge of the company, brand, and product preferred

Business Publications Corp. is a locally-owned company in the heart of Downtown Des Moines which offers an innovative, fast-paced culture. Flexible hours and generous PTO. Benefits include healthcare, dental, life insurance and 401(K).

Send your letter of interest, 3-5 writing samples, resume and references to Ashley Holter, ashleyholter@bpcdm.com, BPC, 100 4th Street, Des Moines, IA 50309.