News and editorial opportunities at WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station

Boston’s NPR News Station, WBUR, 90.9 FM (online at wbur.org) has many news/editorial opportunities available, and they would like to attract a diverse group of candidates.

    Area job opportunities: NESN

    The New England SPorts Network (NESN) is looking to fill a number of openings in its Digital department.

    Digital Video Manager – NESN.com is seeking a video production guru to manage the digital video production staff. The DVM is responsible for creative development, career and performance management, and recruitment of talent, among other duties. Candidates should have at least five years of video production experience and three-plus years of management experience.

    Assistant Content Producer – NESN.com is looking for a skillful writer to contribute digital content. This is a year-long, contracted temporary full-time position, with an opportunity of being extended for another 12 months and a possibility of joining NESN as a full-time employee. Candidates should have a BA/BS in communications or a related field, as well as excellent writing, editing and news judgment skills.

    Interested applicants can visit careers.nesn.com for more information and to apply.

    Journalism Resume Workshop at BU, Tues. Oct. 10, at 6 p.m.

    Are you applying for internships or jobs this fall? Come speak one-on-one with high-level broadcast, print, and online editors to get advice on making you stand out from the pack. We’ll have journalists from The Boston Herald, WCVB, NBC Boston, Comcast Sportsnet, WBZ TV, and WBUR. Please bring your résumés, work samples, and reels (bring your own laptops) to be critiqued.

    When: 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 10
    Where: Room 209, Boston University Communications Building
    640 Commonwealth Avenue

    All students and journalists are invited to participate in this free event. Stay afterward to enjoy free refreshments and pizza with other students and journalists.
    The event is co-sponsored by the local chapters of the Asian American Journalists Association and Boston Association of Black Journalists, and Boston University. Email aaja.newengland@gmail.com if you have any questions.

    Internships etc.

    Here is a couple of internship openings that we’d like to spread the word on to encourage students to apply:

    WBUR
    – Boston’s NPR News station, WBUR’s new biz and tech team is looking for a fall intern to join them from September through December. Deadline: August 31
    http://www.wbur.org/inside/internships-bostonomix

    Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network
    – Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network, home to CPTV, WNPR, and the Learning Lab, offers internships at its headquarters in the historic Asylum Hill neighborhood of Hartford.
    http://cpbn.org/internships/

    It was great to see so many New England media companies supporting diversity in the newsroom at AAJA National Conference. Check out their jobs here:

     

    NHAB Job Fair

    Are you on the hunt for a job?

    Have you ever dreamed about being behind the mic and talking to thousands over the radio? Or maybe you’d be perfect for producing the commercials that local advertisers rely on to bring in new customers.

    From on-air and production to promotions, traffic and sales, come to the NHAB 2012 Job Fair on April 25 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Anselm College in Manchester.

    You can talk with hiring personnel from many New Hampshire television and radio stations about all the internship and job opportunities available! Be sure to bring your resume!  WTSN-AM and WBYY-FM will be on hand to answer your questions on job opportunities.

    Contact Info:
    WTSN-AM WBYY-FM
    Employment@987thebay.com

    Job opening at WTSN-AM/WBYY-FM

    Position: Account Executive
    Company: Garrison City Broadcasting, Inc.
    Station(s): WBYY-FM, WTSN-AM
    Job Type: fulltime
    Hours:
    Compensation: Negotiable / year

    Job Description:
    The account executive is the person who sells advertising and works closely with marketing businesses to the station listeners.

    Benefits:
    Health insurance is available.  2 weeks vacation after completing 1 year of employment.

    Education Required:

    Experience Required:
    If you have what it takes to make it in the highly competitive world of media sales, read on.  98.7 THE BAY AND 1270 WTSN (Dover, NH) are searching for the right person to compliment our sales team and help local accounts grow their businesses.  You should be comfortable talking with a local retailer, the president of a bank and many other types of business owners.  An ability to relate to all individuals, to build lasting relationships and a drive to be the best are what it takes to make it in broadcast sales (It also helps if you have self-discipline, organizational skills and good time management!)  We’re independently owned, so we can get things done ON THE SPOT!  No need to chase up the corporate ladder and wait for answers!  Sales experience helpful, media sales experience even better!)  But overall, have a desire and willingness to work hard, learn, grow and succeed.  And of course, have fun doing it

    Other Requirements:
    Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

    Date Available: Immediately

    Contact Info:
    Alan Dary
    Employment@987thebay.com
    Fax: 603-742-0448
    Instructions: Please send resumes to:

    employment@987thebay.com

    Job opening at Chronicle!

    Category:
    News
    Position/Title:
    Chronicle Editor/Photographer
    Details:
    Job Description:WCVB-TV Boston’s ABC affiliate and Hearst Television station, is looking for a highly motivated, organized, and creative person to fill our Chronicle Editor/Photographer position. This is a full-time I.B.E.W. position.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Be comfortable working in a shared storage environment.
    • Able to utilize both linear and non-linear equipment.
    • Troubleshoot technical issues
    • Work well independently and/or part as a team under daily deadlines.
    • Experienced in cutting long form magazine pieces.
    • Shoot occasional pieces and elements for Chronicle.
    • Ability to collaborate with producers and talent.
    • Ability to lift and move production equipment weighing up to and occasionally exceeding 50 lbs.

    Vacancy Type:
    Full Time
    Date Posted:
    3/15/2012
    Closing Date:
    4/15/2012
    City:
    Needham – 02494
    State:
    Massachusetts
    URL:
    http://www.thebostonchannel.com/index.html
    Experience:
    Experience Requirements:• Experience with Newscutter 9.5.3 and Symphony 5.5.3.
    • Have experience capturing, importing and up converting multiple formats including HD XD cam, DV cam, BETA, QT movies and Pathfire.
    • Knowledge of AVID, Medialog, Interplay, ISIS, Interplay Access, and Sorenson Squeeze.
    • Requires experience with Sony HD XDCAM, production lighting in various conditions.
    Requirements:
    Qualifications Requirements:• Ability to work under strict deadlines
    • Solid communications and interpersonal sills are essential
    • Must be extremely reliable and dependable
    • Work with minimal supervision

    Education:

    • Bachelor degree preferred

    Additional Information:
    EOE
    M/F/D/V
    Contact:
    To Apply:Send your resume and reel to: Chris Stirling, Chronicle Executive Producer, WCVB-TV, 5 TV Place, Needham, MA 02494 or email your materials to wcvbchronicle@hearst.com.
    Please refer to job code CEP0312
    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Job Opening at WMUR-TV

    Category:
    Production
    Position/Title:
    Production Freelancer
    Details:
    Job Description: A unique opportunity to work in Television Production; Primary duties are camera and prompter. Hours vary. This is an entry-level type, temporary position with possibilities for growth. Television experience or equivalent college degree preferred. Please send resume and letter of interest to pmckay@hearst.com.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • TelePrompTer
    • Camera operation
    • Daily news pre/post-production
    • Lighting Assistance
    • General production assistance where required

    Vacancy Type:
    Full Time
    Date Posted:
    3/13/2012
    Closing Date:
    4/13/2012
    City:
    Manchester – 03101
    State:
    New Hampshire
    URL:
    http://www.wmur.com/index.html
    Experience:
    Experience Requirements:

    • Entry Level Position
    • Production experience preferred

    Requirements:
    Qualifications Requirements:

    • News production / studio experience preferred

    Education:

    • Degree in TV production or similar field of study preferred

    Additional Information:
    EOE
    M/F/D/V
    Contact:
    To Apply: NO PHONE CALLS

    Please email resume and cover letter with references to pmckay@hearst.com

    or mail to:

    Peter McKay
    Production Manager
    WMUR-TV
    100 South Commercial Street
    Manchester, NH 03101

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Journalism Scholarships

    The Journalism Education Foundation of New England will award a number of $1,000 scholarships this spring to high school seniors and college students in our six-state region who plan to pursue a career in journalism. This is a program that encourages and supports those who will staff and lead our newspapers in the next generation.
    The deadline for applications is March 26.

    Editor job openings in bilingual campus program

    The father of one of our members, Elizabeth Suh, is the editor-in-chief of POSTECH University’s Bilingual Campus Program in Pohang, South Korea. He is now recruiting for Chief Editor and Editor positions, responsible for visioning, translation and editing of materials.
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    Chief editor and Editor, two full-time, bilingual positions
    POSTECH Bilingual Campus Program
    Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in South Korea is a world-class research university, which launched a bilingual campus program in March 2010.  Most lectures at POSTECH are now delivered in English, and university documents and postings as well as publications and materials are extensively translated and produced in English.
    The Bilingual Campus (BC) Program is responsible for overseeing this ground-breaking venture, providing visioning, translation and editing of documents, articles, and transcripts. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of work promoting world-class innovation and collaboration across languages.
    POSTECH is recruiting for two positions within the Bilingual Campus Office: Chief editor and Editor.
    Responsibilities include:
    1.   The Chief editor and Editor provide self-sufficient professional bilingual service, which includes translation of Korean documents into English.
    2.   The Chief editor additionally
    a.    makes final review of all documents translated by Bilingual Campus editors;
    b.   coordinates bilingual activities of POSTECH.
    Qualifications of the candidates:
    1.   Fully bilingual or near-native in Korean and English.
    2.   Advanced training and skills, and extensive experience in professional writing beyond foreign schooling and conversational fluency.
    3.   Intimately familiar with Korean and American cultures, societies, and customs beyond foreign schooling or living.
    Compensations are competitive.
    The ideal candidate is willing to relocate to Pohang, South Korea, if necessary. Telecommuting may be considered.  The current positions are available on an annual contract basis.
    Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and sample articles to:
    Dr. Daniel Suh
    Editor-in-chief, Bilingual Campus Program

    danielsuh@postech.ac.kr