The Pulitzer Center is seeking an enterprising and versatile Program Coordinator to provide administrative support for our editorial programs, including our environment networks and others. The organization's networks work with some of the best journalists from around the world on stories of regional and global concern. These reporters investigate supply chains, human rights abuses, and the causes behind some of the largest threats to the world’s ecosystems.
To ensure that the journalists who are supported by the Pulitzer Center can play their role and work effectively across borders, we are looking for a proactive and detail-oriented coordinator to tackle a range of administrative tasks. We are looking for a person who is passionate about facilitating the work of a diverse group of individuals and media outlets and driven to improve organizational processes and to find solutions to unexpected problems.
As a part of the Editorial department, the Program Coordinator will assist with planning and coordination of the program and its activities. They will monitor implementation of program policies and practices, work to keep programs on schedule, within stated budgets and functioning smoothly, supporting program growth and development. They will execute standard processes and activities for the program in coordination with all internal teams including finance, human resources, and other operational systems. The Program Coordinator's responsibilities include a great degree of internal and external stakeholder management to support the goals of the broader Editorial department, requiring a highly organized multi-tasker. The Program Coordinator will apply a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion lens to all strategy development and implementation.
- Maintains accurate and up-to-date program resource files, records, and documentation.
- Supports the writing, reviewing, and editing of reports, legal agreements, and other program documents.
- Supports the collection of information, including legal documentation, from external stakeholders including grantees and fellows. Provides liaison assistance to external stakeholders on navigating Pulitzer processes.
- Coordinates payments to consultants and partners and serves as the first point of contact for administrative and operational issues.
- Coordinates travel arrangements for team members.
- Support the planning and facilitation of team meetings and retreats, including creating agendas, taking minutes, systematizing and sharing meeting outcomes and being the point person for follow-ups.
Editorial & cross-team collaboration
- Collaborates with the broader Editorial team to identify, develop, and implement organizational systems and infrastructure that will improve cross-team collaboration, overall organizational effectiveness, and operational performance.
- Works with Operations Finance teams as well as Editorial staff to ensure proper coding of expenses including credit card transactions and other forms of payments.
- Provides operational support to payment process, financial reviews, and system improvements
- Collaborates with the Pulitzer Center's technology department to establish and operate communication and project management platforms.
Impact tracking and reporting
- According to the program objectives and results framework, help to coordinate routine collection of quantitative and qualitative indicators of the impacts of programs in the Editorial department including the Rainforest Journalism Fund, the Rainforest Investigations Network, the Oceans Initiative, and other initiatives and networks.
- Support the entry and analysis of impact, event, and partner data in Salesforce.
- Contribute to program evaluation through surveys, research, focus groups, and more, and support collection and compilation of impact resulting from Editorial initiatives.
- Support annual reporting to donors by compiling and organizing impact information.
- Bachelor’s Degree.
- Strong project management skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks without compromising quality.
- Exemplary communication, writing, and presentation skills in order to motivate and work effectively and sensitively with journalists and editors worldwide.
- The ability to work independently and to have an open and collaborative management style, characteristic of a team player.
- Fluency in oral and written English. Proficiency in at least one of the languages common in the rainforest regions (French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Bahasa Indonesia) is a big plus.
- Cross-cultural sensitivity, and commitment to centering equity in all aspects of the work.
- Experience in community management.
- Experience streamlining administrative processes.
- Experience planning and facilitating events or conferences, virtually and/or in person.
- Knowledge or experience in monitoring and evaluation.
- Demonstrated understanding of and interest in issues and trends linked to the health of oceans and rainforests, climate change, illegal fishing, biodiversity, human rights, and governance.
- Experience using Salesforce and Drupal is a plus.
The Center uses an established compensation philosophy in administering compensation. Offers are determined based on candidate qualifications, related experience, internal equity, and the amount budgeted for the position.
Compensation for US-based employees
Salary range listed above is for US-based employees. Our benefit package includes paid time off (holiday, vacation, parental and sick), health care coverage (including medical/dental/vision), health savings accounts 403(b) retirement plan, transit benefit, parental leave, and Life & ADD/LTD/STD Insurance.
Compensation and Benefits for non US-based employees
All non-US salaries are calculated using an international conversion index, which includes estimates for comparable positions in the country of residence and the estimated cost of health insurance. We do offer paid leave benefits which include hours in recognition of local holidays, vacation, sick, parental, and bereavement leave. We do not offer health or retirement benefits for employees outside of the US.
The Pulitzer Center is an equal opportunity employer. The Center is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us, whether in terms of race, religion, color, age, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, physical challenge, or marital or family status, are (i) understood, respected, and appreciated, (ii) recognized as a source of strength, and (iii) valued as qualities that enrich the environment in which we work. See our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion statement for details.
The Pulitzer Center is a nonprofit organization that supports the development of independent, quality journalism worldwide. In addition to providing reporting grants, the Pulitzer Center manages networks of journalists working together on areas of common interest, creating the conditions for long-term, cross-border investigative projects.
For more information about the Pulitzer Center, visit pulitzercenter.org
Position Location: Fort Collins, CO
Working Location: Position qualifies for hybrid/in-office work
Research Professional Position: No
Posting Number: 202300949AP
Position Type: Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Classification Title: Prof/Indiv Contrib II
Proposed Annual Salary Range: $85,000 - $90,000
Employee Benefits: Colorado State University is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for eligible employees in the following University benefit areas:https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ and https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/. To see the value of CSU benefits in addition to wages, visit our compensation calculator – https://hr.colostate.edu/total-compensation-calculator/.
Description of Work Unit
Founded in 1870, Colorado State University is among the nation’s leading research universities and enrolls approximately 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Located an hour north of the Denver metro area, Fort Collins is a vibrant community of approximately 157,000 residents that offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a large city. Fort Collins is situated on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with views of 14,000 foot peaks, and offers access to numerous cultural, recreational, and outdoor opportunities.
The Division of University Marketing and Communications (MarComm) oversees Marketing and Brand Management, Strategic Communications, Community Affairs and Engagement, CSU Magazine, and Social & Digital Media. MarComm team members engage campus and community partners, providing guidance and production outcomes through the various components of marketing, brand management, communications, media management, community affairs and events, design, photography, videography, and social media.
Colorado State University’s Division of University Marketing and Communications (MarComm) seeks to hire a full-time Senior Communications Specialist/Science Writer to promote the University’s research enterprise to internal and external constituent groups and provide public relations services for University programs, initiatives and events. Though primarily a writing position, the position reflects the multifaceted and evolving role of public relations professionals. As the University’s communications efforts have increased well beyond traditional media relations, the roles of public relations personnel have also significantly changed to reflect a much broader, higher-level set of responsibilities.
The Science Writer serves a key role within MarComm, the University’s central PR/marketing and communications arm. The position oversees a variety of basic and advanced public relations tasks encompassing traditional and emerging roles for public relations professionals. The position includes a focus on public relations within the University with an emphasis on science-related subjects.
While this position qualifies for hybrid/in-office work, it is not a remote position.
Required Job Qualifications
- Minimum of five years researching, reporting, writing, and editing experience in a professional setting in journalism and/or public relations.
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, communications or related field.
- Demonstrated ability to write/translate science or research information into fifth grade reading level material.
- Demonstrated experience communicating across multiple platforms.
- Proven experience writing using AP style.
Preferred Job Qualifications
- Demonstrated professional experience producing or managing content for online media or newsletters.
- Science related research and/or writing experience.
- Professional writing, presentation and interpersonal skills.
- Experience in public relations with an emphasis on pitching, media monitoring, and analysis.
- Demonstrated professional experience using web/social media to quickly and accurately produce clear and concise communications to multiple audiences in a variety of formats.
- Demonstrated professional experience working in public relations, including proven success in developing and implementing results-oriented communications plans.
- Innovative thinker with strong judgment and execution.
- Familiarity with current higher education issues in the state of Colorado.
- Work experience in higher education or similar large, non-profit institutions.
- Demonstrated ability to interface with senior leaders to achieve strategic organizational goals.
- Comfortable performing under tight deadlines.
- Self-starter capable of working with little supervision but also comfortable with, and willing to, work in a collaborative fast-paced communications environment.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and relevant ability with, culturally diverse communities among potential target and constituent populations.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Job Duty Category: Writing and Reporting
- Science Writing and Reporting – Ability to comprehend scientific principles and technical information as they relate to University research and programs and distill them into accurate, complete, clear, and compelling reading for lay audiences.
- SOURCE – Is a contributor to CSU’s website and online newsletter, including:
- Story research and creation, and posting content to SOURCE.
- Meeting deadlines and making changes as necessary to improve and optimize SOURCE as a vehicle for illustrating the CSU brand.
- Comprehensive Communication Planning – Creates and manages strategic public relations plans to effectively communicate the CSU brand and promote individuals, initiatives and issues to a variety of publics both external and internal.
- Social media communications – Works with Social Media Manager to plan and implement communications strategies using social media and blogs.
- Special Events – Works with events team and others across campus to help coordinate and occasionally staff events.
- Issues Management – Proactively identify issues of public concern and take appropriate measures to strategically address these issues to position the University, its colleges, programs and units in the best possible light.
- Research – Background analysis of media, public trends and specific issues to provide recommendations to administration, colleges or staff regarding strategic communications.
- Other duties as assigned.
Job Duty Category: Media Relations
- Media Relations – Obtaining widespread traditional and online media coverage with news stories, features and opinion pieces locally, regionally and nationally. Position serves as the media representative for assigned beat areas and general assignment items.
- External Publicity – Develops and distributes press releases, media tip sheets, feature stories, story ideas, op-ed pieces, public service announcements, news advisories and calendar items to effectively promote the University.
- Internal Publicity – Promotes department events, awards, research breakthroughs and other news throughout the University community through SOURCE, CSU News & Information website and others.
- Media Inquiries – Manages process and contacts University experts to determine appropriate responses and arranges interviews as needed.
- Pitching – Ability to pitch stories to a variety of media outlets and platforms.
- Media Monitoring – Manage use of online media tracking tool to access and monitor success of media productivity.
- Other duties as assigned.
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, firstname.lastname@example.org.The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, email@example.com.The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, firstname.lastname@example.org.Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
|Job Category||Communications, Digital|
Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with occasional work after hours or on weekends should be expected
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Benefits Provided: Yes
Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter, Examples of Work
Reports to: StateImpact Oklahoma Managing Editor
StateImpact Oklahoma seeks a tenacious reporter to join a team of journalists investigating and explaining how government policy shapes people’s lives in Oklahoma…and beyond. This reporter will file stories predominantly on health, while working with state and regional news partners and reporters and editors from NPR. The reporter will also performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
StateImpact Oklahoma (SIOK) is an enterprise journalism collaboration of Oklahoma NPR stations (KGOU, KOSU, KWGS and KCCU). Since 2012, SIOK has won numerous awards, including regional Edward R. Murrow Awards and a national PRNDI Award. Almost 230,000 listeners and more than one million unique digital readers follow SIOK reporting each week. The ideal candidate will have a strong record as a data-driven reporter with expertise in public policy issues.
This is a full-time position with regular hours Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., although occasional work after hours or on weekends should be expected. Salary is commensurate with experience.
This position will be a University of Oklahoma employee, with University benefits. The University of Oklahoma is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The position is open until filled. More information is available at http://kgou.org/jobs.
- Cover Letter
- Samples of Work
Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree Communications, Broadcasting, Journalism, or related field, AND:
- 12 months experience as a reporter.
Equivalency/Substitution: Will accept 48 months of related experience in lieu of the Bachelor's degree for a total of 60 months related experience.
- Exceptional news judgment an high journalistic and ethical standards, including commitment to accuracy, fairness and diversity
- Advanced research, analytical, organizational, time-management and communication skills
- Ability to work with editor and other reporters
- Ability to produce reports on complex issues in multiple formats on deadline
- Proficiency in audio production, photography, digital storytelling and social media
- Experience producing in multiple formats, using a variety of tools, including digital, broadcast, video, social media, blogs and podcasts
- Ability to travel and walk long distances while carrying equipment weighing up to 20 pounds
- Ability to sit and look at a computer for prolonged periods
- Ability to think critically and communicate effectively for broadcast
- Exposure to various weather conditions
Certification or Licenses:
- Valid Oklahoma Driver's License in order to drive University vehicles or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire date
- Two(2) years experience in reporting on health, government politics and/or public policy
- Familiarity with audio or video editing and general office software including Adobe Audition, MS Office and Apple production software
- On-air experience for a college or professional broadcast news operation/digital news site
- Experience in political, social and cultural issues in Oklahoma
- Ability to represent StateImpact Oklahoma at public events
- Experience in developing in-depth reports on complex issues, policies or trends
- News consumer who regularly follows news stories and developments in journalism
Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit https://hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/TB-Testing.
Diversity Statement: The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.
Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?- Yes
Special Indications: Hiring contingent upon driver's license check
Job Posting: May 19, 2023
Spectrum 's award-winning news team is looking for a reporter / senior reporter (dependent upon experience) to join our lively newsroom in New York City.
Spectrum is the go-to destination for autism news. The site also features long-form stories on topics ranging from unproven therapies to autism in Africa. These articles have won top journalism awards. Spectrum stories have been syndicated by The Atlantic, Scientific American, Slate and The Washington Post, among other popular outlets.
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious science journalist to develop a beat in the fast-moving field of neuroscience.
You would write news stories, profiles and features that educate, challenge and inspire our audience of scientists. Neuroscience, genetics, cognition and behavior and research ethics quicken your heart. You will cultivate sources, embed yourself in the research community and be the first to know about trends and provocative advances.
Spectrum is funded by the Simons Foundation but is editorially independent.
This is a full-time position based in our offices in New York City. We offer a generous salary and truly excellent benefits.
- Monitor the latest research, news and trends in neuroscience.
- Conceive of and write a variety of stories, including news, profiles, explainers and long-form features that educate, challenge and inspire our audience of scientists.
- Cultivate sources, embed yourself in the research community and be the first to know about trends and provocative advances.
- Attend and report from conferences.
- Work with art director to develop art ideas for stories.
- Perform any other duties or tasks as assigned or required.
- Bachelor's degree required, preferably in a scientific discipline
- Graduate journalism coursework preferred
- At least three to five years of journalism experience - preferably including experience in digital journalism - along with a solid background in biology (neuroscience preferred) and impeccable news judgment.
Related Skills & Other Requirements
- Social media skills
- Writing under deadline pressure
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
- Please submit a resume and cover letter stating your interest in the position.
- Five writing clips
- The full-time annual compensation range for the Reporter level is $74,000- $90,000, depending on experience.
- The full-time annual compensation range for the Senior Reporter level is $91,000 - $110,000, depending on experience.
- In addition to competitive salaries, the Simons Foundation provides employees with an outstanding benefits package.
THE SIMONS FOUNDATION'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
Many of the greatest ideas and discoveries come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment.The Simons Foundation actively seeks a diverse applicant pool and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.
Hamiinat magazine, (https://sanmanuel-nsn.gov/hamiinat-magazine-issue-06) the custom magazine of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, is looking for Indigenous writers to help with the luxury magazine’s wide ranging editorial needs. We feature stories on the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians’ tribal heritage, customs, culture, philanthropy, youth, as well as their resorts and casinos. We also cover national and international Indian Nation issues. Our writers work remotely on a freelance basis from all over the country. If interested in applying for a writing assignment, send writing samples to:
Contact Name: Jessica Villano
Contact e-mail: email@example.com
|Job Category||Freelance, Print|
Reporting to the Deputy Curator, the Digital and Audience Engagement Editor is responsible for enhancing and maintaining the Nieman Foundation’s profile online, ensuring that its fellowship opportunities, journalism, events, and other initiatives achieve greater impact on campus, nationally, and internationally. The Digital and Audience Engagement Editor manages and maintains the websites of the Nieman Foundation and develops and implements digital strategies to promote the Foundation, its fellowships, and journalism across all platforms. Working with Nieman colleagues, current fellows and alumni of the fellowship program, the Digital and Audience Engagement Editor leads initiatives to deepen Foundation relationships with existing audiences and reach new audiences through a lively, robust presence on social and mobile platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and emerging platforms.
- Manage and maintain the websites and CMS for Nieman Reports, Nieman Storyboard, and the Nieman Foundation, including posting and updating content, troubleshooting, creating microsites and working with third-party designers, developers and vendors
- Monitor, analyze and report on analytics for all Nieman’s websites, digital communications and social media platforms and use these metrics/analytics to develop and implement effective social and audience engagement strategies for all Nieman sites
- Ensure Nieman maintains a regular, lively and relevant presence on all appropriate social media platforms, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and emerging platforms
- Edit/post video/audio files of selected Nieman programming to Nieman sites and social media platforms, to ensure that Foundation events reach broader audiences
- Troubleshoot when needed Nieman’s weekly and monthly newsletters and various email campaigns and event invitations (conferences, special announcements)
- Create and manage online registration and payment processes for Nieman events and the administration and application processes for Nieman awards
- Design digital and print marketing materials, including posters, signs, event programs, slide presentations, annual reports, and online and print advertising
- Share best practice for search engine optimization and analytics with Nieman colleagues
- Support Nieman staff and fellows with their technology and digital needs (e.g., presentations, how to navigate Harvard, MIT, and Tufts course catalogs, online event troubleshooting, etc.) and serve as a liaison with Harvard’s IT department
- Write and proofread headlines/decks, captions, teasers and other online copy
Minimum of 5 years audience/social media and journalism experience required.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
- Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
- Proficiency in WordPress, Adobe Creative Cloud programs (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere, Audition), Word, Excel, HTML, and CSS.
- Proficiency in gathering and analyzing paid and organic social analytics/metrics with Google Analytics, and familiarity with tracking social media reach and engagement on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Flipboard.
- Proficiency in search engine optimization (SEO) for WordPress sites.
- Proficiency in using MailChimp to maintain audiences and send email campaigns to different groups.
- Proficiency in digital video and photography shooting and editing.
- Working knowledge of digital graphic design.
- Excellent written communication and organizational skills and commitment to the highest standards of journalistic accuracy and ethics.
Harvard University supports a hybrid workplace model which will actively support some remote work. Specific days and schedules for on-site work and remote work will be discussed during the interview process. Please note hybrid workers must reside in a state where Harvard is registered to do business (CA, CT, GA, IL, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VA, VT, and WA).
The health of our workforce is a priority for Harvard University. With that in mind, we strongly encourage all employees to be up to date on CDC-recommended vaccines.
We invite you to visit Harvard’s Total Rewards website to learn more about our outstanding benefits package, which may include:
- Paid Time Off: 3-4 weeks of accrued vacation time per year (3 weeks for support staff and 4 weeks for administrative/professional staff), 12 accrued sick days per year, 12.5 holidays plus a Winter Recess in December/January, 3 personal days per year (prorated based on date of hire), and up to 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents who are primary care givers.
- Health and Welfare: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, disability and life insurance programs, along with voluntary benefits. Most coverage begins as of your start date.
- Work/Life and Wellness: Child and elder/adult care resources including on campus childcare centers, Employee Assistance Program, and wellness programs related to stress management, nutrition, meditation, and more.
- Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with contributions from 5% to 15% of eligible compensation, based on age and earnings with full vesting after 3 years of service.
- Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive program including $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and reduced tuition through other participating Harvard graduate schools.
- Tuition Reimbursement: Program that provides 75% to 90% reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year for eligible courses taken at other accredited institutions.
- Professional Development: Programs and classes at little or no cost, including through the Harvard Center for Workplace Development and LinkedIn Learning.
- Commuting and Transportation: Various commuter options handled through the Parking Office, including discounted parking, half-priced public transportation passes and pre-tax transit passes, biking benefits, and more.
- Harvard Facilities Access, Discounts and Perks: Access to Harvard athletic and fitness facilities, libraries, campus events, credit union, and more, as well as discounts to various types of services (legal, financial, etc.) and cultural and leisure activities throughout metro-Boston.
Job Function: Communications
Job Code: 405004 Comm Professional (N)
Department: The Nieman Foundation
Time Status: Full-time
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
Schedule: Full time. Monday through Friday. 35 hours per week.
Department Office Location: USA - MA - Cambridge
Work Format: Hybrid (partially on-site, partially remote)
Sub-Unit: Nieman Foundation For Journalism
Salary Grade: 056
Pre-Employment Screening: Identity
Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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This is three-quarter teaching position. The candidate will teach 3 classes per semester in Photojournalism, Multimedia Journalism, or other related courses as needed. This is a one-year position while the school searches for a tenure-track faculty in Photojournalism.
- Masters Degree in Photojournalism, Multimedia Journalism, Journalism, or related field.
- Professional journalism experience.
- Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
- Previous teaching experience.
Message to Applicants
Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.Preference will be given to applicants who apply by May 30th.Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.
About the Department
The School of Communication, Journalism, and Media provide you with the opportunity to study a broad range of communication, including interpersonal communication and debate, professional strategic communications, media arts, and social media. The four areas in the School, Advertising and Public Relations, Communication, Journalism, Photojournalism, and Media Arts, offer you hands-on opportunities through co-curricular activities, student organizations, and internships that will provide you with the essential skills to be an effective twenty-first century communicator.
For more information, please visit our website.
Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It’s part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state’s largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city’s central location in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.
CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex‐based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see https://www.cmich.edu/offices-departments/OCRIE).
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CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMU’s Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary, or both.
CMU’s Title IX Coordinator can be reached at:
Office: 103 E. Preston St.
Bovee University Center, suite 306
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
The University Communications Public Relations team drives strategic outreach and engagement in support of internal and external communications for UC San Diego, while also contributing to content development in collaboration with University Communications Strategy colleagues.
University Communications PR professionals are expert storytellers who utilize best-in-class internal and external communications channels to deliver the unique stories of each of the University’s schools, seven colleges, and medical center. The PR function drives earned media efforts by cultivating and leveraging relationships with key regional, vertical and global media to elevate the university’s profile of prestige, distinction, and global leadership in research, medicine, science, engineering, technology, policy, management, the arts and more. The PR team also leads communications for the university’s distinguished research centers and institutes, including the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Qualcomm Institute, and leading collaborations in robotics, energy, materials discovery, and design, and other emerging areas.
Additionally, the University Communications PR team serves as a critical resource for communications strategy and support for staff and faculty engagement communications initiatives in support of the university’s advancement, student affairs, human resources, and library functions by integrating and aligning with strategic university priorities and initiatives. Crisis communications are managed through this team.
Established in 1968, UC San Diego School of Medicine is the region’s only medical school. As a top-tier academic medical center, our mission is to serve our communities and create a healthier world by being the preeminent destination for transformative, innovative, and impactful research, medical education and clinical care.
The School of Medicine encompasses 500+ medical students, 900+ residents and fellows, 70+ combined MD/PhD students in our Medical Sciences Training Program, and 1,500+ physician and scientist faculty members.
We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. Our alumni have achieved distinction as clinicians and innovators, in private practice, academia, and the public and corporate sector. In addition, many community-based physicians take advantage of our continuing medical education programs and many other opportunities to participate in rounds, lectures and symposia, helping them to remain abreast of new developments in their fields.
Reporting to the School of Medicine’s Director of Communications, the Strategist will create and implement a comprehensive strategy across the flagship School of Medicine (SOM) social media channels (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube) that will highlight stories in support the school’s medical education, research and clinical service missions.
Working closely with SOM and University Communications colleagues, the Strategist plans and develops content to manage, nurture and grow SOM’s social media channels and develop relationships with all audiences (prospective and current students, residents and fellows; alumni, faculty, staff, community stakeholders and friends of SOM). The Strategist will also collaborate with Health Sciences research communications, the Division of Medical Education, and current medical students and trainees in the ideation of content and campaign plans.
The Strategist is responsible for the daily posting of news, content and campaigns on all school-level social media channels. In collaboration with the SOM communications team, the strategist will help maintain a cross-channel content calendar and posts the right content at the right time to maximize interaction and engagement. They will build and nurture online communities, actively engage with users, identifies brand advocates/influencers and implement processes and procedures to regularly test, measure and improve digital engagement.
The Strategist is a seasoned expert when it comes to the latest social platforms, tools and technologies. They drive SOM-wide social media efforts, stay on the leading-edge of trends and technologies, are creative content creators, and advocate for new approaches that advance the School of Medicine. They will also serve as a mentor and resource for other social media managers throughout SOM’s department and divisions. As a member of the SOM communications team, the strategist also possesses excellent writing skills to translate scientific concepts in an engaging way.
The Social Media Strategist will be a strong facilitator and liaison to ensure alignment with and advance the SOM mission and goals. They will also promote a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and acts in accordance with the principles of community. Provides superior customer service to internal and external constituents. Actively, deliberately and thoughtfully infuses inclusivity and diversity throughout university communications.
- Must maintain confidentiality of data.
- Must be willing to work flexible hours (occasional after-hours and weekends) and to commute to off-site locations.
- Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.
- Bachelor's degree in a related area with 3-5 years of relevant experience, or equivalent experience/training.
- Thorough knowledge of social media platforms, content management systems and relevant web applications used for social media management. Thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of design and user experience, including skill to design in an appealing, lively and relevant way. Thorough expertise and proficiency in digital media content creation and administration.
- Experience in photo, graphic, and video production and publishing.
- Knowledge of digital media trends and best practices.
- Thorough skills to develop and implement original ideas and correctly identify and effectively solve problems. Knowledge of effective storytelling principles and ability to write succinct, evocative and engaging digital media posts. Thorough skills to develop and implement original ideas and correctly and effectively solve problems.
- Demonstrated skills to create, develop and implement comprehensive long- and short-term strategic communications plans.
- Proven ability to work both independently and as a team member. Ability to coordinate multiple assignments, prioritize work, function effectively under deadline pressure, and fulfill assignments on schedule. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Demonstrated competency and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
- Job offer is contingent on clear Background Check.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.
This position is eligible for full benefits first day of hire:
- Health/Dental/Vision Insurance.
- Vacation/holidays (15 vacation days & 14 paid holidays a year).
- Work/Life Balance.
- UC Retirement Plan.
- Pet Insurance.
For more information about UCSD Benefits please visit - https://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/benefits/index.html and UCSD Work/Life visit - https://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/benefits/work-life/quality-index/index.html.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html
North Carolina Public Radio WUNC is hiring a Weekend Host/Reporter based in Chapel Hill.
This position is responsible for live hosting on weekends. This position serves as a back-up host for weekday mornings, afternoons, and evenings as needed. This position also is responsible for general assignment reporting as part of WUNC’s Daily News Team and reports to the Daily News Editor.
The Weekend Host/Reporter typically hosts live from 7am to 1pm on Saturday and Sunday. They will operate the board and prepare and deliver local newscasts and other local content.
General assignment reporting includes quick turnaround spot news, interviews, reporter debriefings, digital reports, and occasional well-researched feature reports.
WUNC is one of the more well-resourced public radio stations in the country. It is headquartered in the Triangle area (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) of North Carolina. The Triangle is often rated among the top areas to live in the country. The ocean and mountains are just a few hours away.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:
The Weekend Host/Reporter will be an experienced journalist with strong reporting, production, and communication skills.
- A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field, with a master’s degree preferred
- At least three years of experience as a journalist and/or radio host, preferably in a public radio newsroom
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills
- Creativity and initiative Demonstrated ability to plan and meet deadlines, working with materials from a variety of sources and collaborators
- Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues effectively and collaboratively
- A familiarity with North Carolina
- Experience with public radio or related not-for-profit fundraising preferred
Interested applicants must apply at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/255974.
Candidates should be prepared to attach a current CV, cover letter, and links to their journalism and/or hosting. The deadline to apply is 6/1/2023.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
The Senior Video Producer works as part of a video production team to pitch, develop and produce multiple short-form scripted video series per year, potentially long-form documentary projects for broadcast and a series of mini-docs for broadcast and online platforms. They are an established video storyteller with significant experience in broadcast and digital content production and possess demonstrated high-level skills in journalistic writing, reporting and video production. They are a leader in the industry and bring vast experience to the table while demonstrating our values of integrity, community, innovation and diversity.
We are committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background. Our organization serves a diverse community, in terms of ethnicity, class, culture, language, sexual orientation and disabilities and we are committed to increasing diversity and inclusion amongst our staff population. We encourage everyone interested in this role to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements.
Qualified applicants please apply here.
Hourly rate: $32.92-$34.00
Proof of vaccination required for employment
Location: Seattle - Must live in WA State, hybrid schedule available
CPM offers competitive benefits to team members working 20 hours or more a week. Benefits include:
- 11 paid holidays
- 1 personal holiday
- 4 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) to start
- Half-day Fridays during Summer
- Company-matched 401(k) Retirement Plan that is fully-vested immediately • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- $50 per month subsidy toward an ORCA card
- Pitch, research and develop short-form scripted video series, documentaries and other video content for distribution across broadcast and online platforms.
- Work in collaboration with director of original videography to determine the content and focus of projects
- Manage pre-production planning and logistics
- Engage in ongoing survey of the digital and broadcast video landscape to inspire innovation • Coordinate with manager on project budgets and track spending for productions as needed • Assists production teams to complete short-form and long-form video and multimedia projects • As needed, serve as secondary photographer in the field
- As needed, serve as on-camera reporter/host
- Collect and manage media assets for video/multimedia projects
- Write video scripts and supporting material as needed.
- Work in collaboration with director of original videography to review and hone scripts written by other internal/external producers
- Book crew as needed for productions
- Record voice-over narration and coach other producers/narrators on voicing • Collaborate with internal/external video editors to complete projects
- Review and provide feedback on cuts of videos from other internal/external producers • Ensure delivery of all relevant assets from independent contractors
- Assist web editors with development additional web assets and publishing
- Mentor, train and partner with other producers as needed
- Source media assets for edits and coordinate cost with manager
- Organize and deliver relevant materials to Marketing & Communications and Corporate Sponsorship departments as well as Traffic
- Collaborate with graphic design department to build animations and other assets • Secure releases and perform fact-checking on scripts and supporting materials • Assist in media management and maintaining media asset archives
- Train and supervise interns
- Assist manager in preparation and tracking of budgets
- Collaborate with other team members to foster a positive and productive culture and contribute toward the overall growth of the CPM
- Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice
- Demonstrate excellent content judgment and knowledge of digital content trends; possess journalistic reporting skills and facility with multimedia storytelling tools and techniques
- Knowledgeable about user experience principles with respect to presenting digital content
- Production experience using social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter
- Demonstrated ability to produce broadcast-quality video on multiple platforms
- Demonstrated ability to uphold high ethical standards of journalism
- Be able to both self-generate journalistic projects and work with restrictions to meet very specific project/initiative needs
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- BA/BS in journalism or related field, or equivalent experience required
- MA/MS in journalism or related field, or equivalent experience strongly preferred
- Minimum of 7 years of video producing/multimedia/journalism experience
- Experience with Canon C100, C300, Canon 5D dSLR, Adobe Creative Suite
- Experience assembling and managing video/multimedia production teams
- Experience with stacking and packaging segments into sequences for television broadcast
- Experience with producing short-form series for web and broadcast
- Experience with writing project budgets and managing content acquisitions
- Experience with managing asset delivery for video content
- Experience with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and investigative reporting techniques preferred
- Must have a valid driver’s license or reliable means of transportation to meet requirements of the job
- Ability to view data on a computer screen for long periods of time
- Ability to sit or stand for extended periods
- Ability to regularly type on a keyboard
- Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Washington State driver’s license
- Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds unassisted
- Ability to work some evenings, weekends, holidays and in inclement weather
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University seeks two open-rank, tenure-eligible professors in strategic communication to teach and conduct research in areas critical to the school’s and industry’s growth.
The Cronkite School is a global leader in mass communications education that requires its strategic media students—whether they seek to become brand storytellers, PR professionals, digital marketers or entrepreneurs—to pursue foundational coursework in strategic communication. Courses may include strategic communications research, audience strategy, strategic writing, audience analytics, paid/organic social media, SEO, crisis communication, and sports campaigns. Since both professors will teach within these core courses, knowledge across the discipline—and a passion for nurturing students’ learning—is required. The ideal candidate also has professional experience in strategic communication (public relations, digital marketing, integrated communications, audience analytics and media measurement, social media, crisis communication and/or related areas), and the ability to teach related skills courses as well as conceptual, theoretical and methodological material at the undergraduate and graduate level, in on-campus and/or online modalities. Candidates should have a robust portfolio of their own strategic communication work, and an ability to motivate and help students develop their own.
Candidates must demonstrate a strong research agenda that advances knowledge within strategic communication, and demonstrate the capacity to generate funding and contribute research commensurate with an R1 research institution. The Cronkite School seeks candidates with research interests across strategic communication, but is especially interested in scholarship in the following areas:
- Audience engagement
- Audience measurement, analytics, customer journey and/or brand data
- Brand communication
- Public relations
- Crisis communication
- Political communication
This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, 9-month appointment with an open tenure or tenure-track academic rank of “assistant professor,” “associate professor” or “professor.” The start date for this position is August 2024. Applicants must have a relevant terminal degree at the time of appointment.
- Teach two courses in the Fall semester, and two courses in the Spring semester.
- Foster a learning culture that inspires strategic communication students with relevant content, tools and techniques.
- Conduct impactful research in keeping with the rigors of an R1 institution, and advance a relevant research agenda.
- Engage in service to students and the Cronkite School, including student mentorship, committee work and guest speaking.
- Serve as a disciplinary thought leader, proactively staying abreast of new strategic communication techniques and technology updates; curating exemplars of superior research and professional work; and highlighting superb student work.
- Collaborate with school leadership and faculty to develop curricula.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Candidates must have a doctoral degree in journalism, mass communication, media studies, or other relevant discipline at the time of appointment, or a terminal degree in another field with a record of published scholarship related to the focus of the position.
- At least five years’ experience in public relations, digital marketing, corporate communication, or strategic communication
- A research and/or teaching agenda focused on one or more core areas of strategic communication, including but not limited to: audience strategy, corporate social advocacy and responsibility, strategic writing, audience analytics and engagement, crisis or risk communication, paid/organic social media, SEO, sports campaigns, or international/intercultural public relations
- Experience teaching in both immersion (face-to-face classroom) and online environments
- Ability to teach both skills and conceptual courses in public relations and strategic communication at the undergraduate and master’s level
- Ability to teach courses in mass communication theory and methods at the doctoral level
- Record of scholarly publications and evidence of an active research agenda
About the Cronkite School
The Cronkite School is widely recognized as one of the nation’s premier mass communications programs. Rooted in the time-honored values that characterize its namesake—accuracy, responsibility, integrity—the school fosters excellence and ethics among students as they master the professional skills they need to succeed in the digital media world of today and tomorrow.
Located on ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus in the heart of the nation’s fifth-largest city, the School has 70 full-time faculty members, more than 100 full-time professional staff and annual resources of more than $40 million. The Cronkite faculty is made up of award-winning professional journalists, strategic communications specialists and world-class media scholars. Cronkite professors include five Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, digital media thought leaders, top TV producers and correspondents, major metropolitan newspaper editors and strategic communications experts.
More than 2,500 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students are enrolled at Cronkite, in person and online, preparing for careers in journalism, strategic media and related communications fields. Of the undergraduate residential student population, more than 60% come from out-of-state and more than 37% are students of color. The retention rate consistently exceeds 90%, and Cronkite students regularly lead the country in national competitions.
About Arizona State University
ASU is one of the largest and most innovative public research universities in the country, undertaking a bold reinvention of higher education as a New American University. With four campuses in the Phoenix metropolitan area, it serves more than 127,000 students on campus and online. For the past six years, it has been ranked No. 1 for innovation by U.S. News & World Report.
In the last decade, ASU has developed numerous new programs and units that bridge disciplinary boundaries to enable the exploration and discovery of new knowledge, while developing practical solutions to serve Arizona and the world at large. The university has strong and simultaneous commitments to educational access, excellence, and impact, and assumes significant responsibility for the cultural, social and economic vitality of its surrounding communities.
Submission materials must include:
- A cover letter stating qualifications
- Curriculum vitae or resume
- Contact information (name, address, email, telephone number) for three professional references
- An inclusion statement that addresses their experience and commitment to social justice, diversity, equity and inclusion over the course of their careers and outlines how they would advance inclusivity goals at the Cronkite School. The statement should be no longer than 500 words.
The applicant’s name should appear in each uploaded file name. Cover letters may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Fran Matera. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline is September 1, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. Applicants must apply online at: https://apptrkr.com/4173483
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement. A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)
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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.
WAMU 88.5 is the leading public radio station in the greater Washington, D.C. area, and DCist is our digital outlet for local news. We provide in-depth and enterprise reporting alongside essential daily news and information that aims to reflect and serve the diverse communities of our region. We believe in news as a public service and put our current and future audience at the center of our work.
- The Producer develops, creates and manages stories, guests, conversations, and produced audio for news-oriented live talk audio programs with a multimedia presence focused on topics of local interest. The Producer is responsible for researching topics; and for conceptualizing and shaping compelling stories on air and online, and deal efficiently and appropriately with breaking news.
- The Producer is responsible for booking guests, writing scripts and copy for web, pitching compelling stories and seeking out unique uses for audio and audience engagement for local programs
- Producer is responsible for planning, producing and executing live editorial events such as panel discussions and townhalls on a range of local topics relevant to diverse communities across our region.
- The Producer creatively uses an array of audio, visual and multimedia tools. The Producer leverages existing audience engagement tools to connect the program’s journalism to the needs and concerns of the audience.
- The Producer works in a collaborative environment with relevant colleagues choosing topics and guests for local programs. Once topics are chosen, the producer must work independently with little supervision to produce the content, including booking guest appearances, coordinating with key departments, preparing research material and scripts. Production of digital assets and social media engagement to accompany/complement the content is also required.
- Producer will be assigned to report and produce content for newscast and digital platforms, Producer may also be assigned to fill in for newsroom producers. This position reports directly to the Editor.
- Plan, shape, and execute segments related to current events, with an eye towards creating compelling content that sparks vibrant conversations on air and online. Frame issues for debate; identify, contact, and interview potential guests under stringent time deadlines; and write promotional and program scripts for the on-air host. Includes research, pre-interviewing and booking topics and guests.
- Work with Editor and Marketing and Events team to develop community events on timely topics. Select topics, guests and locations that reflect the diversity of issues and communities across our region. Coordinate across key departments (e.g., Events, Marketing, Engineering, Content, etc.) to ensure events are integrated into the station’s larger event and promotion schedule. Develop planning and rundown materials for events, set and lead planning meetings with key station staff, collaborate on promotional materials, and outreach to engage and attract a robust and diverse audience for the event.
- Participates in Newsroom meetings. Identifies and prepares audio/visual assets as needed for audio program and digital presence. Oversees assigned content website presence, social media, audience engagement and podcast.
- Collaborates with technical staff to ensure high quality production.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
- Full Time, 35 hours/week.
- Project Leader/Advisor B.
- This position is union eligible.
- Starts at $68,067.00/year; commensurate with experience
Required Education and Experience
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
- 4 – 6 years of relevant experience in broadcast journalism/producer.
Preferred Education and Experience
- 5-8 years of relevant experience
- Knowledge of broadcast journalism and production, including writing for air, audio editing and recording techniques; previous producer and reporting experience; knowledge of social media strategy for engagement before, during and after events and on-air shows.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
- Impeccable writing skills, with the ability to write quickly, accurately and in an accessible tone and format.
- Proven ability to establish, engage and grow audiences.
- Exceptional editorial judgment.
- Keen understanding of local news and current events, and excellent news and narrative judgment.
- Must possess the judgement to predict which local stories are the most timely and relevant in a given week, as well as which issues are relevant and timely for regular live townhall style events.
- Ability to manage several complex projects simultaneously and assimilate large amounts of information efficiently under deadline pressures.
- Excellent organizational and planning skills.
- Proven ability to work collaboratively within and across departments.
- Must be capable of doing complex research and writing in order to compile and provide support material for the host.
- Must be able to write in a clear and concise "radio" manner, understanding what works on-air and what doesn't.
- Must have an excellent phone manner, especially when working with potential guests and staff of elected officials.
- Must be able to formulate clear and insightful answers to questions and provide the answers before the show goes on the air.
- Must be able to work under stress and react to breaking news and unexpected events with calm and clear thinking.
WUWM 89.7 Milwaukee's NPR is seeking an experienced interviewer and producer for Lake Effect. Lake Effect is a four day a week program and podcast from WUWM-Milwaukee’s NPR that brings local conversations about the people, places and organizations that shape Milwaukee to the community. The producer will be involved in all aspects of show production. They will conduct interviews on a variety of topics from current events to arts, and human interest. The candidate will need to be able to engage with the Milwaukee community on a regular basis.
Specific duties include: Scheduling and conducting interviews from the home office, in studio and on location. Generating story ideas and interview subjects that fit in with the theme and style of the program. Prepare related material for the station’s website and social media. Edit audio and program segments. Represent WUWM at community and virtual events.
Salary range: $50,000 - $60,000 (Final salary offer will be determined by experience, training, education, and equity-based factors.)
Applications received after June 11, 2023 may not receive consideration.
Complete details about duties and application information at: wuwm.com/jobs
The Associated Press is an independent global news organization dedicated to factual reporting. Founded in 1846, AP today remains the most trusted source of fast, accurate, unbiased news in all formats and the essential provider of the technology and services vital to the news business. More than half the world's population sees AP journalism every day.
The Associated Press seeks an experienced newsroom leader to guide and direct a team of journalists covering politics, political campaigns and elections in the United States. We’re looking for an editor who loves to coach reporters to compete for scoops, to win on breaking news and to seek out brilliant insights, and then dive into editing their copy as they report on the top political story of the day and from milestone campaign events – debates to conventions to election nights.
Reporting to the deputy Washington bureau chief for politics and elections, you will be based in Washington and play an integral role in AP’s coverage of the 2024 U.S. presidential election. First and foremost, you’ll be responsible for the text stories at the heart of our political news report; you’re comfortable editing both urgent breaking news and distinct, deeply reported enterprise. You’re a natural at spotting emerging political themes and trends and helping reporters to do the same. While the focus of your work is presidential and national party politics, you’re also an editor who will tend to our coverage of congressional campaigns, races for governor and mayoral contests in big cities. You’re an exacting editor who will shepherd AP’s nonpartisan, fact-based approach to political journalism, and someone eager to prioritize coverage that is inclusive and focused on how the nation’s politics affects everyone eligible to cast a ballot.
You are a talented editor of words and coach of the reporters who write them, with a strong record of creating and/or guiding exclusive and distinctive news from inception to publication – and doing so on deadline. We’re looking for someone who knows all about U.S. politics but is insatiable to learn even more and help our digital and media audiences do the same. You’re a collaborator who knows how to work alongside visual and data journalists to identify opportunities for stories, who thrives when working under tight deadlines and enjoys planning for daily news and projects alike.
We’re looking for an editor who has a great news sense and the ability to communicate and drive stories that people will want to share, like and talk about on social media and other platforms. You’re eager to pursue innovative and inclusive coverage techniques while maintaining AP’s standards for integrity and objectivity. You have the ability to juggle multiple projects across formats and deliver success on complex, challenging story lines. As an AP journalist, you must be able to and willing to work at night and on weekends as coverage demands.
We will consider strong candidates who do not meet every listed qualification. You may use a cover letter to describe the unique qualifications you would bring to this role.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, such as at least five years of full-time work as an editor, reporter or social media producer at a daily newspaper, broadcast station, online or digital news outlet or AP bureau.
- All applicants must be able to work in the U.S. or be able to gain permission to do so.
- Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English. Professional competency in a language besides English is a plus.
Application Deadline: May 25, 2023 @ 11:59 PM ET
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, gender identity, disability or status as a veteran. We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply.
Position Title: Operations Coordinator
Supervisor: Deputy Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly
Classification: Regular, Full-time
Location: Portland, Oregon
The operations coordinator for the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) is responsible for handling administrative and logistical details of NICWA’s work activities, including management of the physical office space, equipment, and supplies needed by staff to conduct their work. The operations coordinator specifically provides support to the operations department, backing up other departments with administrative support as necessary. This position will work remotely on Mondays and Fridays, and will report to our Portland, Oregon office Tuesday-Thursday.
- Provides administrative support functions and back-up to the coordinator team and supervisors for continuous improvement of NICWA’s effectiveness
- Coordinates meetings, all-staff events, and retreats
- Responds to calls and emails from constituents with professionalism and empathy • Provides excellent communication and customer service
- Provides facilities, technology, and equipment support
- Provides the human resources team with project support, filing confidential and sensitive information in professional manner
- Performs general administrative and secretarial functions, such as word processing, timely and professional recording of all-staff meeting minutes, disseminating materials, setting up conference calls and Zoom meetings, broadcast faxing and/or emailing, photocopying, filing and information management, and scanning with accuracy and in a professional and timely manner, opens all daily mail, date stamps all pieces, and distributes to the correct staff person, and provides backup support for other support staff
- Proofreads and finalizes rough drafts with accurate spelling, grammatical and formatting corrections within the required timeframe on a variety of documents, such as letters, memorandums, reports, job descriptions, spreadsheets, handouts, etc.
- Makes travel arrangements for consultants, presenters, grantee staff, NICWA staff or others, such as constituents, ensuring to the best of their ability that the traveler encounters little or no problem in getting to and from the assignment and that transportation fares and other travel costs are purchased to the best advantage of NICWA
- Greets all walk-in visitors and triages incoming phone calls in a professional and courteous manner, responding to all public requests for information following defined NICWA procedures
- Communication and customer service, including participation on various internal teams, including the project coordinator and proofing teams
- Processes supply orders from various staff and periodically checks printer, postage machine, copier, and other office supplies to ensure adequate functioning, reordering supplies or stock as needed
- Arranges meeting sites, assists with meeting planning, and ensures accurate and timely meeting records for all-staff meetings, staff retreats, training sessions, and other meetings including office celebrations
- Types and finalizes rough drafts making accurate spelling, grammatical and formatting corrections within the required timeframe on a variety of documents, such as letters, memorandums, reports, proposals, testimony, spreadsheets, handouts, etc.
- Manages internal resource inventory (i.e., project management binder, employee handbook)
- Enters and updates various project and contact data in NICWA databases and spreadsheets, ensuring accurate and timely entries
- Oversees facilities/office management activities dealing with maintenance of office space, physical space relocation, storage issues, interoffice moves, remodeling, and office closure notifications; ensures the work room and reception area are neat, tidy, accessible, and safe for staff and visitor use
- Trains other NICWA staff on basic computer applications and operation of office equipment and assists with identification of outside training resources for particular needs
- In coordination with the deputy director, acts as a liaison between outside vendors and NICWA related to office space, equipment, and supplies, making sure they are adequate, safe, and functioning at all times and that staff have access to equipment and software to do their jobs efficiently
- Prepares workstations, computer permissions, and office equipment for new staff as well as arranges for alarm codes, keys, and parking
- Assists the deputy director as needed with new staff orientation, security cards, scheduling staff meetings, updating staff lists, and other related activities
- Provides project support to the human resources department including recruitment, administering benefit plans, maintaining personnel files, and preparing personnel documents in an accurate, timely, and professional manner
- Coordinates with the fiscal team to ensure timely data entry for staff benefits and other confidential data
- Performs other duties and assignments as directed.
- Participates in NICWA activities and teams as required.
This position works under the direct supervision of the deputy director.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
- Models ethics, integrity, and accountability
- Exercises sound judgement
- Adheres to accuracy and quality standards
- Contributes to NICWA’s learning community
- Manages workload effectively
- Manages adversity
- Develops strategic perspectives
- Displays professional effectiveness
- Promotes NICWA’s mission, vision, philosophy, and goals
- Builds organizational knowledge
- Maintains constituent focus and builds constituent knowledge
- Champions change
- Builds relationships
- Communicates effectively and powerfully
- Fosters collaboration and teamwork
- Inspires and motivates others to high performance
- Abides by NICWA policies, procedures, and organizational structure
- Associate degree or vocational/technical school degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
- One to three years of work experience in office administration, human resources management, social services, human relations, or related field
- Strong knowledge of Native culture and social service systems with demonstrated working experience with tribal organizations, tribal service systems, and tribal government structures
- Knowledge of Indian Child Welfare Act and child welfare practice preferred
- Demonstrated knowledge, experience, and ability to manage projects, using skills and tools to organize project work involving competing deadlines and to balance internal and external demands
- Ability to create staff buy-in on different initiatives and retreat activities
- Ability to operate and train staff on a variety of office equipment
- Ability to empathize with callers who are requesting assistance with social services support and referrals
- Demonstrated knowledge, experience, and ability to actively cooperate in a team environment, both in leadership and peer relations, and motivate others to do the same
- Excellent interpersonal, communication (including listening, writing, speaking), customer service, and time management skills essential
- Proficiency with operating a variety of office equipment and computer hardware/software applications specifically Microsoft Office products is required
- Possesses strong proofreading and grammatical skills with attention to detail
- Ability to analyze and problem-solve
Local travel is infrequently required. Overnight travel outside of the area is infrequently required.
This role operates in an office environment, and routine uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets.
Frequently involves sitting or standing for long periods of time. May require the ability to lift laptops, files, open filing cabinets, walking, bending, stooping, or reaching. The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive; duties, responsibilities and activities may change with or without notice.
NICWA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or any protected status.
Complete application materials include: a cover letter, resume, and NICWA’s employment application (which can be found at https://www.nicwa.org/employment/). The position will remain open until filled. Please submit completed application materials to email@example.com by May 29, 2023, to be considered for the first round of review.
Paper application materials may be mailed to:
Human Resources Department
5100 S Macadam Avenue, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239