Monday, July 6, 2020

Reporter -- Logansport, Indiana

The Pharos-Tribune in Logansport, Indiana, seeks a reporter to fill a key newsroom role as we continue to tell our community’s stories, which we have since 1844 when the newspaper started six years after the city’s founding.
We’re one of Indiana’s oldest newspapers and publish five papers each week in addition to special sections and a glossy magazine.
We’re seeking a journalist with experience covering local politics and government, breaking news and general-assignment beats and who’s interested in writing features or columns.
The right candidate will not only possess excellent reporting and writing skills, but will be a savvy user of social media, using it share our content and mine information for their stories; have strong research capabilities; have basic photographic skills (with cellphones or professional cameras) and be comfortable working on video assignments.
The Pharos-Tribune also puts a premium on presentation in our print edition, with a strong commitment to visual storytelling through photography and informational graphics. As a result, the paper has brought home top honors the last three years for design and infographics.
We are seeking a journalist with experience covering local politics, government, breaking news and general-assignment beats, but also those who are interested in stretching out to write engaging features or columns.
Multilingual ability is a plus — particularly Spanish and Burmese. The schools district’s ESL program serves 23 distinct languages and dialects. Our industries bring in workers globally, and this year alone saw the opening of Guatemalan, Puerto Rican, Cuban and Mayan restaurants and a Haitian grocery, in addition to Mexican, El Salvadoran, Thai-Philippine and Chinese restaurants and bodegas and an Asian/Burmese market.
Job Responsibilities: 
The reporter is responsible for providing written content and associated components used in editorial products. The reporter must maintain a collaborative relationship with all other editorial departments and functional organizations and ensure compliance with established standards of customer service.
Talented newcomers are welcome to apply, and the editorial team has experience from some of the country’s largest newspapers and holds reporters to those standards.
Include in your cover letter what beats/stories you’re best at covering or would like to cover.
Additional responsibilities may include: 
  • Assist in the execution of the mission of all products
  • Assist the editor to identify and develop staff training programs
  • Meet acceptable standards of performance, including standards of production and quality
  • Provide reader-driven content
  • Ensure accuracy of all information
  • Cover general assignments, including but not limited to:
  • local politics/government
  • news/breaking news
  • business
  • special interest
  • Reporter will handle the editing of at least one Saturday advance page (Lifestyle, Business or Entertainment).
Reporter will also share in the following duties: 
  • posting to social media
  • posting to website
  • monitoring social media and website comments
  • checking general email accounts for updates and press releases
  • assisting with daily standing content (police blotter, area briefs, etc.)
  • assisting with budgeting
  • assisting with editing and proofing
  • Other duties as assigned
Description of Physical Location/Workplace for Pharos-Tribune Reporters
24-hour access to the office is available through a keyed-entry. Employee off street parking is available. When necessary, the reporter should be available and able to leave the building to make on-site visits with sources for stories, to accompany a photographer on assignment, etc.
About us
The Pharos-Tribune is owned by CNHI, which includes more than 100 local newspapers and websites in 22 states, including 68 dailies and more than 40 non-dailies. This partnership provides opportunities for stories, photos, graphics and videos produced by staff at the Pharos-Tribune to be distributed across much of the U.S., while our paper and website has access to excellent content from each of our sister publications.
In just the last four years, the Pharos-Tribune has won 10 Hoosier State Press Association awards, six Indiana AP Media Editors awards and two first place awards from the National Newspaper Association.
About Logansport
Logansport is situated in mid-north Indiana within a few hours of Chicago and Indianapolis. The diverse community is home to many local shops and eateries, walking and biking paths, 21 parks and recreation facilities, theaters and historic sites including the Cass County Dentzel Carousel, which is a National Historic Landmark, and the historical State Theatre. Located at the confluence of the Eel and Wabash rivers, the area has public access to many fishing, boating and camping sites and other outdoor activities. The Cass County Family Y is about to undergo a multi-million-dollar modernization project. And Logansport was recently chosen by Realtor.com as its No. 1 small town in America to live in based on housing costs, crime, unemployment rates and quality of life factors.
Candidates should direct letters, resumes and work samples to: 
Kevin Burkett, editor
Pharos-Tribune
517 E. Broadway
Logansport, Indiana
46947
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Up to $16.00 /hour
Job Type: Full-time
Benefits:
  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday
  • On Call
  • Weekends
Work Location:
  • Multiple locations
Company's website:
Company's Facebook page:
Benefit Conditions:
  • Only full-time employees eligible
Work Remotely:
  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Graphic Designer/Nebraska Rural Radio Association

Category:
Digital Media
Position/Title:
Graphic Designer
Details:
Exciting opportunity for a creative individual who has a passion for designing visually engaging content.  Nebraska Rural Radio Association is seeking a full-time in-office graphic designer to join our team.  We are looking for a Graphic Designer to put their design skills to work in creating top-notch graphics and signage to station promotion, events, sales material, and other items that may be requested.  In addition to digital graphics, other projects include logos, digital emails, posters, flyers, banners, event marketing and materials. 
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Competitive salary and compensation package, including a defined benefit pension plan.
Date Posted:
5/19/2020
Closing Date:
6/19/2020
State:
Nebraska
Experience:
A bachelor's degree, associate degree, or comparable experience is preferred.  Proficient in various software such as Adobe Creative Suite-Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and WordPress.
Requirements:
The ideal candidate must be extremely organized, attentive to detail, and have strong written and verbal communication skills.  This candidate must have excellent time-management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects.
Additional Information:
Nebraska Rural Radio Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Contact:
Send resume and any other support material to the Human Resource Department at jformanek@krvn.com

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Radio news and on-air programmer, Moberly, Missouri

KWIX-KRES-KIRK-KTCM, an Alpha Media Group of stations in Moberly, Missouri, is looking for a full-time on-air programmer with experience and a passion for covering news. 

This position may include the role of news director with the right experience. Must be organized, able to write stories, interact with the public and have a good knowledge of computers. On-air experience is plus.  

The person we hire will prepare and read newscasts and record ad copy. Involvement in sports and play by play is a plus but is not required for the position. 

If you have the qualities and want to join our programming team, please apply by sending an email with resume and work samples to Operations Manager Brad Boyer at brad.boyer@alphamediausa.com

KWIX-KRES-KIRK-KTCM is an equal opportunity employer.

Editor, weekly paper in Northwest Missouri

A weekly newspaper located in Northwest Missouri is seeking an editor.
The right candidate will be a take-charge person and will be responsible for the entire news operation for our respected weekly newspaper and website.
The editor will be a community leader and who takes pride in his or her work. We are looking for a team player to work in a pleasant work environment.
Duties include article writing, copyediting, photography, social media, website posting, page layout and other associated duties. Experience preferred, but right candidate can be trained.

Cameron, Missouri, is a clean community in which to live and cover the news. Ability to use or learn Macintosh needed. Job offers competitive salary with benefits and vacation. 

Apply to: Tina Svoboda, advertising@mycameronnews.com  No telephone calls please.

Summer 2017 Internships at The Nature Conservancy

The application deadlines for each of the internships below is Jan. 6, 2017. The pay is $12 per hour if you are still an undergraduate student, $14 per hour if you have completed an undergraduate degree or are a currently enrolled graduate student. 


Friday, September 23, 2016

Multimedia and Production Specialist, Greenville, N.C.

East Carolina University Student Media seeks a Multimedia and Production Specialist. The applicant should be a design pro who is way deep into social media and multimedia.

Our organizations include a 90-year-old student newspaper, advertising agency, radio station, yearbook and three magazines, two creative-writing vehicles and a general interest publication. ECU Student Media is positioning for a much greater online presence, webcasting and television production, new digital media, design, greater marketing services and rebranding. The specialist we need will help us turn our vision into a reality.

East Carolina University is located in Greenville, North Carolina, half-way between Raleigh and the Outer Banks. Our student body has grown to 28,000 in a town of more than 80,000 residents. Those interested can apply here:
https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1192220158881

This posting will close Oct. 13. Email John Harvey, director of Student Media, at harveyj@ecu.edu.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

2017 Summer Internships, San Antonio, Texas

College juniors, seniors and graduate students are encouraged to apply for paid summer internships at the San Antonio Express-News. Up to eight candidates will be selected for the 10-week program. Based in the main newsroom in San Antonio, the program targets students interested in pursuing careers as reporters, photographers, multimedia producers and data visualization specialists. 
Interns are treated as full-time staffers. They end each summer having earned valuable real-world experience in a thriving daily news environment. Each intern is assigned a mentor, and regular brownbag lunches are held with senior writers and editors to discuss a variety of topics about journalism and post-graduate career success.
As the seventh largest city in the country, San Antonio is at the center of many major national and international narratives, such as immigration, energy, cybersecurity and military affairs. There's never a lack of news or interesting stories to chase — and we encourage our interns to chase them. 
In addition to a cover letter, resume and two reference letters, candidates also must include the following:
* Reporter candidates must specifiy to which department they are applying: Metro, Features, Business or Sports. Candidates must include links or PDFs of no more than seven stories that best demonstrate an ability to cover breaking news and enterprise. Please include links to any interactive maps, databases or charts used to augment reporting.
* Data visualization candidates must include links to no more than 10 interactive databases, charts or maps. Candidates who have learned or used Tableau, in addition to other digital tools such as TimelineJS, StoryMapJS and Storify, are preferred.
* Photographer candidates must include a portfolio of no more than 40 photographs that best demonstrate an ability to cover breaking news and enterprise features. Links to personal websites or galleries will be accepted.
* Multimedia producer candidates must include links to stories, blog posts or headlines produced. Include up to 10 buzz-worthy ideas, story angles or headlines for current events.
Interns will be paid $10.50/hour. Applications are due Nov. 1 and should be sent to Managing Editor Jamie Stockwell at jstockwell@express-news.net

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Digital Marketing and Media Manager, Kansas City

Position: Digital Marketing & Media Manager
Reports To: Vice President - Marketing Classification: Exempt
Date: July 2016

General Description:
Responsible for company’s digital marketing efforts including website, electronic sales tools, and social media communication. Primary duty involves the creation and maintenance of company website site, ensuring quality user interface, accurate and purposeful content, and routine updates. Position also creates and manages company’s social media presence, and integrates new digital technologies into company marketing and sales efforts.

Principle Job Duties:

  • Develops company’s digital marketing strategy and implements it through varied tools such as website, SEO/SEM, email, video, social media, and mobile devices.
  • Primary administrator for Tnemec external and internal websites. Ensures updated and accurate content. Manages outside service companies in the development of website, and web-based and mobile tools.
  • Monitors company search results, both organic and pay-per-click, and makes modifications to optimize. Works with outside service companies on search engine optimization (SEO) strategy.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of company web promotion strategy with special emphasis on quality sales leads and inquiries.
  • Responsible for the overall creation of informative corporate videos. Includes conceptualization, script-writing and shooting. Manages outside resources for video shoots, editing, etc. Promotes completed videos via web-based tools and media outlets. 
  • Creates landing pages in collaboration with internal teams.
  • Develops company social media strategy and manages company’s social media efforts.
  • Manages specialized advocacy programs targeting groups associated with Tnemec customers and representatives, coatings industry, or related industries that will have a positive effect on company image and could result in promotion of company.
  • Supports creation and publishing of electronic newsletters distributed to company customers and influential constituents. Optimizes readership levels and utilizes content for further online promotion.
  • Manages internally-focused marketing initiatives to include company branding, customer touch-points, and communication.
  • Evaluates emerging digital technologies for potential use by Tnemec Company and its representatives.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, marketing, or related program
  • Solid understanding of web design and maintenance, SEO/SEM, social media channels,
  • and email marketing
  • Limited travel within North America


Direct resumes to Renee Search, Tnemec Human Resources at searcy@tnemec.com.
www.tnemec.com

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Data/Digital Communication Specialist and Graphic Artist

Missouri Broadcasters Association 
Position: Data/Digital Communications Specialist & Graphic Artist
Hours: Full-time hourly position, days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.
Reports to: President/CEO, Director of Member Services & MO-PEP Director

Job Summary:
The person in this position will be responsible for gathering data, creating monthly client reports and submitting monthly traffic to Missouri Public Education radio and television stations.  This person will maintain the MBA data base. This person will be the in house graphic artist.  This person will develop content for the MBA website and be responsible for the social media of the MBA.  Computer video editing skills are not required but would be a plus and over time will need to be learned. This person will be relied upon as the “in house” digital expert and will advise the MBA staff.  This person will serve MBA clients, members and the MBA Board.

Essential functions of the position:

  • This position will handle the coordination and gathering of all monthly Missouri Public Education (MO-PEP) electronic invoices from members by the 10th of each month.  For all stations who do not submit invoices electronically, this position will need to enter all data from paper invoices.  This data must be entered by the 3rd week of each month. 
  • Production of monthly and quarterly invoices and reports for MO-PEP partners by the last week of each month following the previous month when the campaigns aired on member stations.
  • Distribution of all traffic to all member stations, at least one week before the start of the next month’s schedules. (exception for holiday periods)
  • Maintain and update the member data base.
  • This position will be the in-house graphic artist for all print and web materials produced by and for the MBA.
  • This position will help develop and maintain content for the website.  
  • This person will be responsible for and develop content for the MBA in Twitter, Facebook, Linkdn and other social media sites on a regular basis.
  • As things progress this position will be relied upon to develop, maintain and advise MBA and members and staff on any future advances in the rapidly changing digital environment.
  • Computer video editing skills will eventually be a part of this position.  If need be the MBA will offer on the job training in this area.
  • Act as back up to Director of Member Services; answer the phone in that person’s absence.  During the production of the annual Media Directory, planning and implementation of MBA Convention, Hall of Fame and awards judging, this person will assist the Director of Member Services as directed by that person. 
  • The Director of Member Services will also act as backup to this position.
  • All other duties as assigned by the President/CEO.
  • Should there be any difficulty adhering to a specific date listed above, as a result of holidays, vacation or illness, this person must communicate with the President of the MBA in advance so that help can be solicited to complete the tasks in a timely fashion. 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Background Power Point and data base management systems and be proficient in Excel,
  • Background in maintaining, developing messages and posting on social media sites.
  • Background in graphic arts including Word Press, In Design and Adobe Illustrator in order to develop and help maintain MBA website as well as produce print and web materials for the association.
  • Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, and discretion.
  • Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing.
  • Professional appearance and manner.

Working Conditions/Environment:
This job operates in a professional office environment.  The role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

Physical/Mental Demands:
Requires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment.  Requires manual dexterity in conjunction with computer input.  This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required.  This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend, kneel or stand on a stool as necessary.

Apply to:
Mark Gordon
President/CEO
Missouri Broadcasters Association
1025 Northeast Drive
Jefferson City, MO  65109

Friday, June 10, 2016

Assistant News Editor, Norfolk, Nebraska

The Norfolk Daily News is looking to hire a full-time assistant news editor to fill a vacancy in its newsroom staff. An attractive candidate will have a passion for accuracy, excellent editing skills, a flair for newspaper design and the ability to meet deadlines.

A college degree in journalism or related field is a plus. Hours are generally 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., with some Saturday morning shifts required. Competitive wages, strong fringe benefits and a positive, fun place to work.

Interested individuals should submit work samples, resume and cover letter. Applicants can contact Kent Warneke, editor of the News, via email at editor@norfolkdailynews.com or at 877-371-1020.