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Job Opportunity for Recent Graduates


News Assistant 

The News Assistant program is designed to give recent college graduates practical experience in a broadcast news setting. During their tenure, News Assistants are exposed to many aspects of producing a nightly television news program and may have the opportunity to rotate through any, or all of the following areas:

  • Field Shoots
  • Research
  • Logging
  • Newsdesk
  • Online
The application deadline is April 1, 2019.
Anticipated start Summer 2019.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Researching stories and potential interview subjects.
  • Assisting producers on field shoots.
  • Completing general duties associated with the newsdesk.
  • Logging video feeds.
  • Contributing to digital content and online post-production.
  • Perform related special projects or other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Excellent writing and research skills.
  • Demonstrated interest in journalism and/or television production.
  • Professional phone manner and solid administrative skills.
  • Strong work ethic and effective time management.
  • Knowledge of PBS NewsHour‘s journalistic style.
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prior experience in a broadcast news setting preferred.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
PBS NewsHour is a wholly-owned, non-profit subsidiary of WETA. To apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: www.weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.
WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

Gwen Ifill/PBS NewsHour Journalism Fellow


Internship Opportunity 




This 10-week PBS NewsHour summer fellowship was created in honor of award-winning anchor, reporter, and author Gwen Ifill, the former PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor and Washington Week moderator and managing editor. The Fellow participates in the development and production of the PBS NewsHour. Primary responsibilities as assigned by the Producer, Broadcast will be to: research national, international, and political news stories; gather editorial information and video elements; cover live events; generate story ideas; copy edit; assist with video editing; and produce broadcast and web content.


RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Participate in the development and production of PBS NewsHour:
    • Research issues and prepare background information for news segments.
    • Produce video, sound and graphic elements that may include package production. Log and archive video feeds, maintain production notes and assist with editing.
    • Organize scripts for live, daily broadcasts.
  • Work with the web producer to produce content for the PBS NewsHour Rundown blog:
    • Create web content and features including but not limited to interviews, podcasts, web chats, etc.
  • Collaborate with outside sources on securing production elements related to program.
  • Perform related special projects or other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Excellent writing and research skills.
  • Demonstrated interested in journalism and/or television production.
  • Knowledge of various research sources with particular emphasis on using the web as a research tool.
  • Professional phone manner and solid administrative skills.
  • Strong work ethic and effective time management.
  • Knowledge of PBS NewsHour’s journalistic style.
Eligibility
Note that this position is funded by the Washington Press Club Foundation with the following eligibility criteria for applicants:
  • US Citizen.
  • Current Undergraduate or Graduate student enrolled and in good standing at a college/university as of January 1, 2019.
  • Proof of academic achievement in college/university.
  • Recipient of need-based financial assistance for college/university education.
  • Two letters of recommendation from people who are familiar with your academic and/or journalism work.
  • Autobiographical essay to be no longer than 400 words.
Application Deadline: April 1
This is a paid summer fellowship
PBS NewsHour is a wholly-owned, non-profit subsidiary of WETA. To apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: www.weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.
WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer. WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

Job Opportunity

Position: Student Assistant for University Communications

Department: Marketing and Communications, University Advancement

Description: Position available for student in writing disciplines with interest and experience in social media creation, news writing, magazine writing, and press release development. The position calls for assisting the University Communications staff in content development and copy editing. Applicant must be enrolled full-time as a CSUN student.


Duties:

  •  Cover on-campus events in multiple formats, including social media and writing post-event story
  •  Develop articles to be posted and/or featured on CSUN Today that announce, reflect or highlight campus events and accomplishments, faculty and staff news and student accomplishments
  •  Develop feature stories on subject matter pertaining to students, faculty, and alumni for inclusion on CSUN Today
  •  Contribute content ideas for potential CSUN Today stories, press releases and CSUN Magazine features/featurettes
  • Copy edit materials to be posted to all university forums
  • Support social media for University Advancement, including creating original content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
  • Develop marketing-directed content as directed
  •  Various administrative duties


Skills required and developed:
  •  Strong writing skills in multiple areas, including news, social media, press release, and creative writing
  •  Strong editing skills, including knowledge of AP style and proper grammar
  •  Strong communication skills, including comfort in conducting interviews
  •  Fluency in social media programs, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
  • Strong research skills with media, including familiarity with the CSUN website
  •  Familiarity with Microsoft Office – must be fluent with Microsoft Word (Mac edition)
  •  Basic familiarity with Adobe programs, including Photoshop and InDesign

CSUN students who meet the requirements and would like to apply, please send a resume and cover letter to olivia.herstein@csun.edu Students selected for interviews will also be asked to complete a short writing/editing test.

Job Opportunity for reporters

Ed Source
Los Angeles & Oakland, Ca


EdSource, a California nonprofit organization with the state’s largest team of education reporters, is seeking aggressive and enterprising reporters to cover a number of important beats, including math and science, college affordability, and homeless and foster youth.
Reporters must have excellent news judgment and bring a strong watchdog focus to their beats. Writing for EdSource provides an unusual opportunity to break from the treadmill of daily reporting, and write on the most significant changes occurring in public education at a time of major shifts in education policy.
EdSource is one of the nation’s most established and respected nonprofit journalism organizations, with a long track record of reporting on important education issues. While its principal focus is on California, EdSource covers issues within the national context of education reform and innovation.
Reporters will join an influential and growing organization recognized as one of the most authoritative sources of education reporting in a state with the largest system of public education in the nation. Articles are published online, in daily email newsletters, and through partnerships with other news organizations.
Preference is for full-time positions to be based in Oakland or Los Angeles. Consideration also will be given for a reporter to be based in the Central Valley. Opportunities for experienced freelancers also may be available.
Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years of professional media experience, preferably working with a daily journalism publication;
  • Excellent writing skills, along with the ability to report aggressively and place issues within a larger context;
  • Creative self-starter who is eager to explore new ways of covering issues in education through multimedia digital formats;
  • Strong digital skills, including podcast and video experience, are a plus;
  • Background in education reporting and children’s issues preferred but not required;
  • Proven ability to work independently under deadline pressures, and as part of a team; commitment to working collaboratively.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Write lively and knowledgeable stories in a variety of styles and formats, including enterprise, investigative and breaking news stories;
  • Maintain an active online presence, as well as develop new ways to build an audience;
  • Contribute to new media strategies in response to ongoing changes in the communications landscape.
Along with the opportunity to do meaningful work with a team of experienced journalists, EdSource offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a range of medical plans, a retirement savings plan, generous vacation leave and paid holidays, as well as professional development opportunities.

To Apply:
Send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references, links to your social media accounts and links to, or attachments of, four to six examples of your written/digital work to jobs@edsource.org. Please include job title in subject line.


Job Opportunity

Health Net
Director, Strategic Giving and Community Engagement
Sacramento and Woodland Hills, California


Job Code:
1130732

Position Purpose:
This position directs and oversees the Strategic Giving and Grants and Community Engagement programs for CA Health Net. Utilize all quantitative and qualitative market research for program/product development and strategic grant opportunities for the company. Provide leadership and guidance for building strategic partnerships with statewide healthcare and community stakeholders. Position Responsibilities: Designs and oversees Health Net Strategic Giving efforts throughout the state managing an annual $1 million grant portfolio to support provider and community partners that provide services to members Promotes CA Health Net’s corporate social responsibility brand reputation to external provider, community and member stakeholders Develops and oversees Community Engagement programs that enhances CA Health Net’s reputation within local communities, partners and stakeholders Identifies and develops membership growth initiatives including community activities and partnerships Establishes and maintains strategic relationships with key provider and member organizations that help us fulfill our mission to improve the health of the communities CA Health Net serves Develops, leads, and provides strategic giving efforts to ensure alignment with overall growth strategies and regulatory undertakings efforts Serves as community liaison with all external key stakeholders (providers, member community resources, community events) Manages the grant and sponsorship activities budget Responsible for the development of staff, including but not limited to hiring, staff development, staff evaluations, training, coaching and discipline of assigned work Lead the executive board service program Develops program research design for membership growth potential and opportunities, such as data mining, benefit pilot community programs, expanding community resource services for members etc. to transition to implementation

Experience/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing, related field, or equivalent experience. 7+ years of marketing, communication, or public relations experience. Experience developing and implementing community outreach programs. Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Riot Games Publishing Leads

Riot Games  👾
Publishing Leads
Los Angeles, CA





Publishing’s role is to introduce our products to players and form authentic relationships with them through compelling storytelling. Publishing and Brand Management at Riot, like everything else at Riot, is focused on our players and fans. We believe that publishing at Riot exists to ensure trust, to help inspire interest and to deliver meaning for all things that we do - this includes the Riot Brand, League of Legends MOBA, League of Legends esports and our other games.

As the Publishing Lead, you will lead a cross-functional marketing team that includes the sub-disciplines of brand, performance marketing, creative, comms, art, and digital marketing. You will help to lead owned, paid & earned media strategy and planning. Developing adaptable global marketing strategic campaigns that regional publishing leads can build on is part of your main purpose. You'll collaborate with product managers on the best way to adapt the game to the needs of new players.

As Publishing Lead for Creative Development, you are an integral part of a specialist team at Riot. You will drive our marketing, campaigns, content production, PR, Branding and community efforts for multiple products across one portfolio. You love to push convention and have an ambitious spirit. You accept the unknown and you’re able to come up with groundbreaking initiatives that will take our relationship with players and media partners to the next level. You are eager to design marketing campaigns that genuinely engage players and inspire them to dive into our products. You spell team with 'we'.

Responsibilities
·         As Publishing Lead you will establish clear direction and maintain a vision for publishing, brand, marketing and content across a portfolio of games and creative products and services.
·         You will use best-in-class agencies and run a small and nimble team with tight deadlines and constraints to craft effective and exciting go to market strategies.
·         As part of the go to market plans you will define our player journey for our products - where do players hear about the product, how will players acquire, how will they socialize.
·         Provide insight for market risks and competitors. Be aware of major games hitting the market and their timing. Understand what tactics are being used by other companies to market games.
·         Maintain relationship between internal and external teams.
·         Be the point person between our internal teams and regional offices to ensure there is always transparency into progress and the team is aware of any regional specific issues that the central team will- need to account for.
·         Develop communication plans for both internal and external audiences as well as handling media and influencer relations for events.

Desired Qualifications
·         You have at least 5-7 years of leadership experience in publishing/marketing. Ideally you have worked on the launch of multiple games on a variety of platforms and genres.
·         You have experience working with first parties such as Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, iOS and Android.
·         You have successfully worked on multiple products simultaneously at different stages of a project and understand how to position and create large scale reach and satisfaction for those products.
·         You have used multiple agencies and vendors working in concert to create a cohesive product campaign.
·         You understand how successful publishing impacts players
·         You understand different strategic options for bringing a game to market
·         You have excellent attention to detail and know what good looks like
·         You have excellent communication and presentation skills
·         You are self-aware and both give and take feedback well



To apply click here  

It’s our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).