Job Opening: WBUR Reporter

WBUR at Boston University seeks a creative and highly motivated reporter to work in its nationally recognized News Department. Responsibilities include the development of original story ideas, the writing and production of long form feature reports and spots that meet the high journalistic standards of WBUR, and contribute to the overall editorial content of the News Department. As one of NPR’s top news stations, WBUR reporters work with all of NPR’s national news magazines. Bachelor’s degree in journalism or liberal arts required. Applicant should have four to six years of broad reporting experience preferably in pubic radio. To apply visit http://www.wbur.org/inside/jobs/..Boston University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

NEW MEDIA INTERN, NESN.COM

NEW MEDIA INTERN, NESN.COM

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

Provide a variety of support to NESN.com’s daliy operations while gaining valuable experience in various aspects of new media.

Create pre- and post-game pages

Copy edit, post and update stories

Edit and post relevant video, photos and audio content

Research future projects

Assist with other facets of editorial Web production

Potential writing opportunities may exist

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be able to receive college credit for this internship and provide verification that credit will be received. Must have solid knowledge of and interest in sports – a background in hockey and/or baseball is especially helpful. Excellent research and organizational skills and must be detail oriented. Must possess basic journalistic skills – copy editing, familiarity with AP Style, etc.

Ability to be successful working in a fast paced, loosely structured environment. Should have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Must be a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision but also able to work effectively within a team environment. Available and willing to work night and weekend shifts. Experience working with/having knowledge of new media practices and/or multiple media formats – text, video, audio and photo – is a plus. Pursuing a degree in Journalism, Communications, Englis or a related field is preferred.

Please send resume to jobs@nesn.com with “New Media Intern” in the subject line. Please also submit a one-page essay explaining your interest in this internship, your sports background/interest, related classes you’ve studied at school, and related extracurricular activities in which you are involved.

Pre-Unity Breakfast @ The Boston Globe

To celebrate the Unity year, the Boston Globe will be hosting a pre-Unity breakfast on Wed. July 16 from 8 am to 9:30 am for all members of the Asian American Journalists Association, National Association of Black Journalists, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and Native American Journalists Association in New England.

It will be an opportunity to network and meet fellow minority journalists from around the region, as well as hear from a distinguished panel on race and the presidential campaign. Some issues that will be explored: Is America ready to elect a person of color as president? How has the media handled the coverage of a woman candidate? A black candidate? How would the election of a person of color affect affirmative action?

Panelists:
Dante Ramos, deputy editorial page editor, Boston Globe
Joe Williams, deputy Washington bureau chief, Boston Globe
Janet Wu, political reporter, WCVB-Channel 5
Sara Suarez, news director, Univision New England
Elizabeth Mehren, journalism professor, Boston University

The event will be held at the Boston Globe, 135 Morrissey Blvd. in Dorchester. Parking is available. Closest T stop: Red Line JFK/Umass.

Please RSVP Shirley Goh at sgoh@globe.com by Monday, July 1

Job Opening: PAGE DESIGNER/EDITOR (Concord Monitor)

The Concord Monitor (20,000 circulation and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography) has an opening for an entry-level, five-nights-a-week page designer/editor. We’re looking for someone who works well with others, is energetic and ambitious, and has strong, contemporary design skills as well as an ability to edit text and write headlines.

In addition to this year’s Pulitzer (see concordmonitor.com/rememberme), the Monitor has won many regional and national awards in the past decade, including POY awards for “Best Use of Photos” and picture editing and several Society of News Design awards. Concord is the historic state capital and is located one hour from Boston, one hour from the White Mountains and one hour from the seacoast.

Applicants should send a portfolio, resume, cover letter and names of three references to Ari Richter, Managing Editor, Concord Monitor, 1 Monitor Drive, Concord, NH, 03301. Questions may be addressed to him at arichter@cmonitor.com. EOE.

Job Opening: REPORTER (The Boston Courant)

Weekly Boston newspaper seeks full time reporter familiar with complex urban issues.

Two years professional experience (not including college) required. Must already reside in Boston area. Employment would begin mid-June.

Compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits.

E-mail resume and two news articles to djacobs@bostoncourant.com. Please do not call.

Job Opening: REPORTER (AP)

The Associated Press seeks a Reporter for its Boston bureau.

This Reporter will break news and produce enterprise stories of national interest concerning Boston’s public safety, infrastructure, public works, city transportation, homeland security, gun violence, drug-related crime, minority issues, disaster preparedness and other topics. The cultivation of productive sources in the mayor’s office, the fire department, the police department and other public and private agencies is central to this assignment. Duties will include developing and producing national multimedia stories from the beat.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated skills as a reporter and writer, with strong competitive news instincts and the ability and desire to produce enterprise. The successful candidate will be experienced in FOIA, database research and enterprise reporting. Applicants should have strong planning and beat-development skills to project needs of the news report beyond spot stories and the ability to develop story ideas for all formats in consultation with bureau managers. The reporter must be an enterprising self-starter able to work with minimal direct supervision yet be responsive to guidance. He or she must have demonstrated abilities to organize time and priorities, spot trends before they become mainstream, and develop beat sources. Must be able to work accurately under deadline pressure and communicate effectively with sources, editors and colleagues across all media platforms. Candidates should have at least two years of full-time reporting experience at a daily newspaper, broadcast station or AP bureau.

Founded in 1846, AP is the largest and oldest news organization in the world, serving as a source of news, photos, graphics, audio and video for more than one billion people a day. AP has more than 4,000 employees working in more than 240 bureaus worldwide. The AP report is distributed in four languages: English, German, French and Spanish. The report is translated into many more languages by international subscribers.

AP seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity and provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable nondiscrimination laws.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
To apply for this position, please copy and paste the following link into your browser address bar: 
http://ap.contacthr.com/10979660
or submit your resume and salary requirements through our homepage at 
https://careers.ap.org/viewjob.html?erjob=9863

Internships (WUNI-Boston)

Interns will have hands on experience at Univision New England taking part in a live nightly newscast. Students can expect to be exposed to all phases of  production (based on their knowledge and training).

Students will be assisting news employees with making phone calls, logging tapes, monitoring stories, cutting and organizing highlights and general production assistance.

Univision New England seeks motivated self-starters who are interested in making their experience an active, comprehensive opportunity.

Interns accepted at Univision will need to receive college credit for their participation. Spanish fluency is required. 

Contact: Send resume/demo and  cover letter to:

Sara Suarez – ssuarez@entravision.com

News Director

Pam Bias – pbias@entravision.com

Controller

Interested candidates should send information to Hiring Manager WUNI TV 33 Fourth Avenue, Needham, Ma 02494.

Resumes may also be faxed to 781-455-0029/433-2702.

No phone calls please