Media College eNews

Big Girls, Small Kitchen Online Internship

Employer: Big Girls, Small Kitchen Inc. 
Compensation: Unpaid
Duration: 8 months

Big Girls, Small Kitchen is growing beyond our New York apartments. We are looking for savvy, food-loving Online Marketing Interns to join our team as we launch a new section of our web platform: BGSK College. Big Girls, Small Kitchen (BGSK) is a 2-year-old food website for twenty-something cooks written and edited by Cara Eisenpress and Phoebe Lapine. Our upcoming cookbook, tentatively titled Cara and Phoebe’s Quarter-Life Kitchen, will be published
by Harper Collins in Spring 2011. To learn more, visit http://www.biggirlssmallkitchen.com/.

Job Description BGSK College Ambassadors will dedicate 5 hours a week to online marketing tasks and writing projects. They must possess a passion for cooking, the web, social media,entertaining and writing about food experiences with friends. In short: We need enthusiastic, web-savvy foodies with rampant creative ideas and a pressing need to voice them.

Read Full Article

Associated Press Photo Internship Program

WHAT IS IT?
A highly selective, 12-week, individually tailored training program for students who are aspiring photojournalists or photo editors for the summer of 2011.

AM I ELIGIBLE?
The internship is open to full-time juniors, seniors (including fall 2010 graduates) and graduate students at American colleges and universities.

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IN THE PROGRAM?
We select a minimum of two students for photo internships.

Read Full Article

Revenue Partners seeks interns

Are you a student who wants to build your resume before graduation as a writer/reporter/journalist/broadcast news? Make your own flexible hours through our creative online internship. Learn web writing techniques using search engine optimization (SEO), market your published articles, network your content in social media, and understand the importance of newsworthy content for the internet. Build your portfolio while enhancing your online writing profile with Revenue Partners. Your work will reach thousands of viewers on our top rated sites.

Choose from a large variety of topics to write about while setting your own hours that accommodates your schedule. These include alcohol and drug prevention, food, legal information, clothing, gaming, music, and more.

We provide all the professional resources and tools to make publishing your content user-friendly. Our team assists in editing your articles and news updates and can give you feedback on your progress when requested.

Read Full Article

The Butler Eagle seeks full-time news copy editor

The Butler Eagle is looking for a news copy editor. This person will edit local and wire news and local and wire features, writing cutlines and headlines as well as some page layout. 
This is for our 27,000 afternoon circulation daily, a twice a week regional paper, special sections, and a monthly business publication. The Eagle is in Butler County, which is just north of Pittsburgh. 
This position is open now so candidates should send immediately a resume, samples of their work and a letter outlining what skills or experiences they could bring to this position to:

Mark Mann, managing editor, Butler Eagle
e-mail: news@butlereagle.com
Fax: 724-282-4180

Read Full Article

SOJ professor to participate in international digital video conference on war correspondents

Dr. George Esper has spent the past 10 years preparing West Virginia University P.I. Reed School of Journalism students for careers in the media industry. Now he will share his experiences as a veteran war correspondent with students at several Polish universities.

Esper—who covered the Vietnam War, the first Gulf War in 1991, as well as U.S. peace missions in Somalia and Bosnia—was invited by the U.S. Consulate in Krakow, Poland, to participate in a digital video conference discussing the ethical and legal aspects of reporting on foreign wars Oct. 19.

Part of a larger two-day conference on war correspondents, the one-hour video conference, “War Correspondent: Goals, Possibilities, Legal Issues and Independence – American Perspective,” is a joint effort among the U.S. Consulate in Krakow; the Institute of Journalism and Social Communication at Jagiellonian University in Krakow; the Society of Journalism Studies in Poland and Polish Radio Rzeszow.

Read Full Article

SOJ to co-sponsor 2010 WV Senate Debate

All four candidates to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by the death of Robert C. Byrd will participate in a debate on Oct. 18 co-sponsored by The Associated Press and West Virginia University’s P.I. Reed School of Journalism.

The event comes just 15 days before Democrat Joe Manchin, Republican John Raese, Mountain Party candidate Jesse Johnson and Constitution Party candidate Jeff Becker face off for the seat Byrd held for 51 years.

WVU Chief of Staff Jay Cole said the School of Journalism’s participation is a natural fit.

Read Full Article

You're Invited: Google exec to speak at SOJ this Friday

Get the inside scoop on Google!

This Friday (Oct. 15), learn about the “Changing World of Advertising” from Morgantown native and Google executive, David Pavelko. The Head of Travel at Google, Pavelko manages marketing and advertising campaigns for airlines, hotel chains, cruise lines, car rental companies and others across Google, YouTube, and television and advertising platforms.

The presentation will be held this Friday, October 15, at 3pm in 205 Martin Hall. All students are welcome!

Read Full Article

Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Scholarship Opportunity

The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) administers fourteen scholarships annually, to honor broadcasters and the electronic media profession. The BEA Two Year Award is for study at member schools offering only freshman and sophomore instruction, or for use at a four-year member school by a graduate of a BEA two-year campus. All other scholarships are awarded to juniors, seniors and graduate students at BEA Member institutions.

Scholarships will be awarded for full-time degree work FOR THE FULL ACADEMIC YEAR. One semester grants are NOT made. Scholarships must be used exclusively for tuition, student fees, university bookstore course purchases, dormitory and related items eligible to be charged to a student’s official campus account. Current scholarship holders are not eligible for reappointment in the year following their award. All scholarships must be applied to study at a campus where at least one department is a BEA institutional member. You can go to www.beaweb.org to verify if your campus is a member or call 202.429.3935.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:
The applicant should be able to show substantial evidence of superior academic performance and potential to be an outstanding electronic media professional. There should be compelling evidence that the applicant possesses high integrity and a well-articulated sense of personal and professional responsibility.

Read Full Article

Full-time position available with Allegheny Mountain Radio

Help Wanted: Allegheny Mountain Radio has an opening for a motivated individual to join our growing team. Full-time position based at the WVMR studio in Frost W.Va., with a variety of responsibilities including on-air hosting, audio production, news writing & reporting, etc. Flexible schedule required. Good writing skills a must. Radio training provided. Salary commensurate with experience. Please email resume to ckamr@frontiernet.net. EEO Employer.

Read Full Article