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Job Opportunity July 17- July 21

Spectrum News 
El Segundo, CA 
Executive Producer Position 
Full- time 

Spectrum News currently seeks an Executive Producer for their In focus public affairs program. This position is responsible for supervising and producing four weekly shows, including editorial content, look and accuracy of stories under the direction of the News Director. 

SCHEDULE 
Varies according to shift ( Requires day, night, weekend, and on-call availability, especially during inclement weather. May work some holidays)


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Supervises on-air product, editorial content, graphic look and continuity.
  • Generates daily and future story and coverage ideas. 
  • Select stories and manage editorial product in conjunction with News Anchors
  • Oversees line-up of programs and makes changes as necessary.
  • Edits , critiques and approves scripts. 
  • Write scripts, provides background for interviews and coordinates changes in coverage. 
  • Assigns editing and graphics responsibilities to Spectrum News staff.
  • Produces news specials and organizes and delegates assignments. 
  • Manages editorial workbook scheduling, performance reviews and approves request for time off and approves time sheets. 
  • Provides feedback to direct reports , including regular critiques.
  • Delivers annual performance evaluations to direct deposit reports. 
  • Assist in managing budgetary responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS 
  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 
  • The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.)  Journalism or related field preferred. 
  • 4-6 years of leadership and content management preferred. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with a demonstrated ability for effective teamwork and attention to detail. 
  • Must be detail oriented and organized, be able to multitask and meet deadlines without compromising quality.
  • Must work well under pressure and have excellent problem solving skills 
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of current events, societal trends and general news topic of interest. 
  • General understanding and appreciation for the tenets of journalism and television news gathering.

Internship Opportunity July 10 - 14

NPR Visuals Team 
Fall 2017
Deadline: July 16, 2017 @ 11:59 p.m. 

This is not your standard photo internship. This internship is an opportunity to learn more about the world of photo editing. Their goal isn’t to make you into a photo editor; they view this internship as a chance for you to understand what it is like to be an editor and improve your visual literacy, which can help you become a better photographer.

The paid internship runs from September 11, 2017 to December 8, 2017. Applications are due Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 11:59pm eastern.




JOB OPPORTUNITY
PR Account Coordinator / Administrative Assistant

From food and lifestyle brands to tech startups, JCUTLER media group is a corporate, consumer and lifestyle PR agency built from big brand and big agency experience, but without the big agency sense of complacency. Through strategic planning, creative program development and an unwavering laser focus on execution and results, JCUTLER media group has built a strong reputation as one of the leading boutique PR firms in the Los Angeles area. We work with amazing clients whose businesses are changing how we work, live and play. 

Internship Description:
We are looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and motivated assistant to Agency head/ account coordinator who is ready to start their career in PR. The position will include helping manage the agency principal’s schedule (meetings, travel, etc.) and will be responsible for helping the agency principal create presentations for potential clients. Additional responsibilities include playing a key support role for all the account teams by building media lists, online research, answering phones, creative program development, social media maintenance and MUCH more! Growth opportunity for the right candidate. You will grow with the company and move up quickly if you prove yourself.

Our approach to this position is very 'hands on:' you will play a key role in day-to-day PR activities and learn something new every day. 

Qualifications:
Our ideal candidate is someone who is resourceful, a self-starter, very organized, mature, determined to learn the inner workings of PR, someone who works smart and hard, has excellent research skills and motivated enough to go beyond expectations. Again, this is not just an admin/AC position, this is for someone who wants to begin a career in PR. If you have previous PR experience such as an internship at a PR agency, even better.

If you meet the above listed qualifications, please submit your resume with a cover letter explaining why you're a fit for the position to olivia@jcmg.com.


Internship Opportunity July 3-July 7

Fall Internship - Social Media / PR

at Cashmere Agency in Playa Vista (near Marina del Rey)

ABOUT CASHMERE AGENCY:
Cashmere Agency is a lifestyle marketing collective comprised of creative minds from the worlds of entertainment, advertising and new media. We build authentic campaigns, pieced together by a creative mix of marketing and public relations strategies, that resonate with today’s ever-evolving audience. These tactics are custom-built solutions that help you engage the global multicultural millennial.

We are deeply immersed in today’s music, art, lifestyle, sports and fashion scenes. We keep you connected with influential multicultural millennials by delivering authentic campaign messaging, cultural value, and compelling content. We specialize in understanding where this demographic resides, how they consume and share ideas, and what inspires them. We seamlessly weave in your message – both digitally and in the real world.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
We are looking for the best of the best to join the Cashmere team! This role encompasses marketing, public relations, social media, brand and media partnerships and more. We are looking for strong candidates who have a desire to work in entertainment marketing, digital, and publicity. Candidates must be fully immersed and well versed in the entertainment sector, multicultural trends, and social media advancements.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must attend an accredited 4-year University with a major in business, communications, media arts, marketing, public relations or a related field
  • A minimum of a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Able to receive college credit for participating in the internship program
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 10-15 hours/week
  • Have strong organizational skills, a great attitude, and an interest in diversity within entertainment
  • Excellent writing, verbal, and overall communication skills
  • Organized, detailed oriented, and reliable
  • Proficient in Google Drive, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Reliable access to a laptop and cell phone
All applications must submit the following to be considered for the position:
  • Resume and cover letter detailing relevant experience and related coursework
  • Professional references (2-3) with contact information
  • Any relevant information (portfolio, Website links, sample works, etc.)

Internship Opportunities June 26 - 30

Online News Association
Journalism Fellowships


ONA is now accepting applications for two fellowship programs: the MJ Bear Fellowship, which supports promising early-career journalists, and the HBCU Digital Media Fellowship at ONA17.

They are thrilled to offer these opportunities for journalists to develop skills, connect with industry leaders and put a spotlight on their outstanding work. Applications for these fellowships are due by July 20 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

The MJ Bear Fellowship program identifies and celebrates three digital journalists under 30 whose work represents the best of new media. Each year, ONA recognizes two fellows in the United States or Canada and one international fellow. They’re looking for fellows who have been working on innovative digital journalism projects and who will benefit from working with mentors. Each MJ Bear Fellowship provides:
  • Three online workshop sessions with a Personal Advisory Board
  • Registration, travel and accommodations for ONA17
  • Recognition at ONA17
  • ONA membership, with three years’ dues paid in full



The HBCU Digital Media Fellowship at ONA17 provides hands-on experience reporting over the three days of ONA17 to up to five students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The students will learn from some of the best and brightest mentors in the industry and get special training sessions with industry leaders. This fellowship is supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Fellows receive:
  • Complimentary ONA17 conference registration and Online Journalism Awards Banquet ticket
  • A highly engaged conference experience, with customized training, group workshops, resume coaching and guest speakers 
  • Registration, travel and accommodations for ONA17
  • Some meals, included within conference registration
To apply please visit: https://journalists.org/programs/fellowships/hbcu-digital-media-fellowship/


Email mjbearfellowship@journalists.org if you have questions about the MJ Bear Fellowship.

If you have questions about the HBCU Digital Media Fellowship, they'll be hosting a hangout on ONA's YouTube page with lead mentor Michael Grant, ONA Board Member Benét Wilson and former fellows Glynn Hill and LaCrai Mitchell at 7:30 p.m. ET, July 13. You can also email hbcufellowship@journalists.org.



CSUN 
Athletic Internship 
FALL 2017


All CSUN Athletics opportunities: http://gomatadors.com/sports/2015/6/22/GEN_20140101208.aspx

Event July 11, 2017

Major networking opportunity! Meet up with fellow journalists at the SUMMER MEGA MIXER on the evening of July 11 at Molly Malone's Irish Pub. Free admission, complimentary appetizers. Open to people 21+. RSVP info below.
 
Hosted by the Greater L.A. Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, Investigative Reporters & Editors, Online News Assn., Asian American Journalists Assn., National Assn. of Black Journalists-L.A. and CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California /National Assn. of Hispanic Journalists.
 
The event takes place 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 11 at Molly Malone's Irish Pub, 575 S. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles.
 
Limited parking is available behind the building, in addition to street parking. Free parking at LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. after 7 p.m. Petersen Museum parking is $12.
 
Please RSVP to: spjlosangeles@gmail.com
 
Contact:
Richard Saxton, SPJ-LA board member, event organizer
spjlosangeles@gmail.com

Scholarship Opportunity June 5 - 9

ProPublica 
Amount: $4,500 

ProPublica is a nonprofit investigative newsroom and is offering stipends this academic year to 5 minority students who work or want to work at college journalism outlets- newspapers, websites, radio stations or TV stations. ProPublica wants to make college journalism accessible to students for whom it would otherwise be financially out of reach. Students can apply for the stipends annually. Those selected will receive $4,500 per semester.

How to apply: If you are interested in being a ProPublica Emerging Reporter, fill out the form with information including:
  • A note explaining your interest
  • Your resume
  • Three writing samples, which can be published or unpublished work
  • A paragraph describing how this stipend would allow you to do journalism that would otherwise be beyond your financial means.
Deadline: Friday, July 7.