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Scholarship Program

RADIO & TELEVISION NEWS ASSOCIATION
DEADINE: NOV. 10

The scholarship is offering a minimum of $1,000 to students whose career objective is broadcast journalism and currently is studying at sophomore level or above at an accredited Southern California college or university.

One scholarship is named in honor of the late Jim Zaillian, who served as KNX news director for ten years. Zaillian was an active member of RTNA and had a special interest in the education of broadcast journalism students. Another scholarship is named in honor of Hal Fishman, legendary anchor at KTLA. Winners will receive their scholarship awards at the Golden Mike Awards Banquet on January 27, 2018.

The RTNA is a great program to join as it supports and promotes broadcast journalists in their efforts to cover the news and the community. Among its many activities, which include organizing and presenting the annual Golden Mike Awards, the RTNA is instrumental in fighting for Freedom of Information and bringing cameras into courtrooms.

Interested applicants can apply by visiting the website and fill out an online application or you can contact Ernie Castelo at (949) 278-8349 or scholarship@rtna.org.

Internship Opportunity

LOS ANGELES TIMES INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Interested in working with some of the best journalists around? The Times offer 10 weeks of intensive, hands-on experience in a region where big stories are the norm. 

They place interns throughout the L.A. Times: Metro/Local, Foreign/National, Sports, Business, Features (Home, Image, Travel, Food, Mind & Body), Arts & Entertainment, Editorial Pages, Photography/Video, Data Desk, Visualization and Data, Design, Website/Audience Engagement and in our Sacramento and Washington, D.C., bureaus. 

(Their copy editing intern is selected through the Dow Jones News Fund's national selection process, and that deadline is Nov. 1, 2017.) These are paid internships and placements usually run from June to late August. They do not have fall or spring internships.

Click here, to see what opportunities there are and what the qualifications are.

Public Relation Job

USU MARKETING DEPARTMENT
STUDENT PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSISTANT
DEADLINE: OCT. 30

The University Student Union is looking for interested PR students for this position. The USU is a great place to work as it entails involvement of the campus and connections with students.

The student will get paid from $12.25 - $13.50 and will work up to 20 hours per week.

Click here for more details on the job description and qualifications.

Internship Workshop

HOW TO FIND THAT OH-SO IMPORTANT INTERNSHIP

TUESDAY, OCT. 17  12-1PM  MZ212

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18  5-6PM  MZ213

Journalism Internship Coordinator, Stephanie Bluestein is hosting a two day workshop on how to get the internship you want to work for so bad. Come and learn on how to search for jobs and branding yourself. 

Mentoring Program

SAG-AFTRA SO-CAL BROADCAST MENTORING PROGRAM
SATURDAY, OCT. 28

This event is for students who want to learn more about broadcast journalism. Attend the event to meet and learn from professionals. Look at the flyer for more details.

Spring Internship

DIGITAL SPORTS MEDIA INTERNSHIP
MaxLaxLA.com

MaxLaxLA.com is seeking interns to assist in the coverage of the 2018 high school boys and girls lacrosse season. If you are a college student (or recent graduate) interested in gaining some experience in digital sports journalism, please consider applying.

The ideal candidates are hard-working, meticulous and self-motivated team players seeking to build a body of work in digital sports media. Interns will be assigned a high school lacrosse league and write game recaps and feature stories. This work typically includes conducting interviews both in the office and in the field, writing headlines and captions, copy editing and choosing photos.

The local high school lacrosse season runs from preseason practices in early February through playoffs and championships in mid-May. This paid internship has flexible hours and typically can be performed from home/dorm except for occasional attendance of high school boys’ or girls’ lacrosse games.



Interested applicants can send their resume and cover letter to news@MaxLaxLA.com

Click here, to view the website.