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WVU ICPE Seeks PR Specialist

West Virginia University has an opening for a newly created position, Public Relations Specialist of the International Center for Performance Excellence (ICPE), who will oversee the marketing and publicity activity for ICPE and its publishing division, Fitness Information Technology (FIT), situated within the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.

The Public Relations Specialist will be responsible for designing and implementing strategies for effectively distributing and promoting books and journals published by FIT as part of its overall marketing and sales program. In accomplishing the goals of heightening the visibility of the ICPE and increasing the distribution of FIT’s products, s/he will develop and prepare informational and promotional materials, respond to requests for information, and disseminate information to various media outlets.

The ideal candidate will have experience in publishing or marketing (preferably in academic publishing) and should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. The candidate should be self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and work independently or as part of a team. The candidate should have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, an interest in developing trends in social media networks, and a basic knowledge of web 2.0 tools.

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PA Newspaper Internship Guide Online

Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation Internship Guide

The PNA Foundation is proud to present our annual Internship Guide, which lists a variety of internship opportunities at PNA-member newspapers. We hope that this guide will help students secure meaningful internships in the Pennsylvania newspaper industry.

The guide is alphabetized by city. Each listing details information about the internships available at that publication, including editorial, advertising, photography and other valuable learning opportunities. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but some of the information may have changed without our knowledge. You should contact the newspapers that interest you before applying for any internship.

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Videographer for CBN

CBN seeks a videographer for “The 700 Club” program (Virginia Beach, Va.).

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), a leader in Christian media, has an opening for a top-notch videographer in Virginia Beach, Va. As a member of our production team, this creative professional will use state-of-the-art equipment to capture network-quality images for inspirational features and world news segments as well as live coverage of disaster relief efforts around the globe.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years work experience shooting remote video packages, knowledge of lighting techniques for a broad range of conditions, accomplished audio production skills, working knowledge of video editing in the field, the ability to travel extensively, a good driving record, and ability to stand for extended periods of time, bend and lift up to 50 lbs. Prefer strong DP experience and reenactment shooting and directing skills. Don’t miss this opportunity to impact your world through cutting- edge Christian broadcast media!

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WVU School of Journalism Dean elected to national executive committee

Dean Maryanne Reed

West Virginia University P.I. Reed School of Journalism Dean Maryanne Reed was recently elected to the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication (ASJMC) Executive Committee. She is one of only eleven nationally elected members.

The ASJMC Executive Committee is the governing body for the association of journalism and mass communication administrators. The association provides a network for deans, directors and chairs, as well as special programming and publications, on accreditation, curriculum revision, strategic planning and development. Some 200 journalism and mass communication schools belong to the association nationwide and 10 schools belong internationally.

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Student Intern, Volunteer

College of Physical Activity & Sport Sciences Alumni Relations / Communications office

Time line: Summer 2009
Beginning July 1-August 7; with possible extension through fall semester, based on student’s performance and availability.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

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WVU journalism student gets major kudos from ABC News

Kasey Hott

West Virginia University broadcast news senior Kasey Hott is poised to be a star in the world of broadcast news. ABC News On Campus recently selected Hott as their “Roving Reporter of the Year.”

Hott will be recognized for her achievements at ABC News later this year. The network plans to fly her to New York City for a two-day visit with news management and recruiters and a behind-the-scenes tour of their news operations. Hott hopes the visit will serve as a springboard for her career.

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Nike Field Reporter Internship

Do you have what it takes to face off with the biggest names in the game? If so, you might be Nike’s next Field Reporter. Read on.

As the Nike Field Reporter, you’ll jetset around the country on Nike’s dime talking to athletes, artists and culture makers. You’ll report back in the form of photos, videos and blog entries.

You have to be ready for anything and anyone. As this is being written, the current Nike Field Reporter is spending a few days just hanging out with Kobe Bryant.

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Director of Marketing

Edgewood Country Club is seeking a Director of Marketing. Edgewood Country Club is the premier private club in West Virginia. It was founded in 1898 and today is a true Town/Country Club. Its main campus is on a hill-top looking over the city of Charleston. The golf course is twenty miles north on a perfect piece of land along the river. The membership level is six hundred with a cap of seven hundred members.

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Responsible for the development and implementation of the club’s marketing and sales objectives; including programs, market research, concept positioning, promotion and public relations.

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Martin Hall Labs Being Renovated

Martin Hall is undergoing renovations again this summer! All ground-floor computer labs are being gutted and reconstructed. A new HVAC system, lighting, flooring, paint and furniture will be installed throughout the summer months.

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Attention August Graduates

Undergraduate students planning to graduate in August should submit an application to Ronda Maxon by July 1, 2009. Applications are available in Room 107. Please leave your completed application with Ronda in room 107, if she is not there, please place it in the envelope on her cubical. Questions about August certification should be directed to ronda.maxon@mail.wvu.edu 304-293-3505 ex 5423.

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