Multimedia Journalist WFXL-TV, Atlanta

WFXL has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Sharp news judgment
  • Excellent technical skills
  • The ability to work well independently
  • Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record

Experience:

  • Experience with live shots is required
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of reporting experience is required

While applying online, please include a web link of your recent work. If you do not have a web link, please apply online and then send a non returnable DVD to:

WFXL
Attn: News Manager
1201 Stuart Avenue
Albany, GA 31707
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Georgia-Pacific – Graphics Contractor

Georgia-Pacific is looking for a contractor for Graphics. Although this is a contract job, they have told us that full time employees are often hired from their contractors. This is potentially a good opportunity for recent and upcoming graduates. For more information, contact Mark Kozera, Director of Employment Development – <mkozera@berry.edu>

  • Candidate will be an additional resource assisting the Corporate Marketing and Corporate Communications teams with various internal, social media and marketing support projects.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of corporate marketing projects
  • Help guide the implementation of marketing materials supporting sponsorship programs and customer entertainment activities
  • Design electronic signage and manage keeping signage updated regularly
  • Assist directors and managers on other projects as needed

IDEAL CANDIDATE TRAITS:

  • Concentration in Journalism, Communications or Public Relations preferred
  • Excellent command of the English language in both oral and written communications
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Familiarity with the full Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, etc.) preferred/helpful
  • Must understand and use Microsoft Office tools, especially Word and PowerPoint.
  • Capable of delivering work products with minimal supervision
  • Excellent time and project management, decision-making, initiative, collaboration and presentation skills

Georgia-Pacific – Communications and Marketing Contractor – Atlanta

Georgia-Pacific is looking for a contractor for Communication and Marketing. Although this is a contract job, they have told us that full time employees are often hired from their contractors. This is potentially a good opportunity for recent and upcoming graduates. For more information, contact Mark Kozera, Director of Employment Development – <mkozera@berry.edu>

Georgia-Pacific – Communications and Marketing Contractor, Atlanta

Corporate Communications and Marketing Department

Approximately 35-40 hours per week, 5 days a week

  • Candidate will be an additional resource assisting the Corporate Marketing and Corporate Communications teams with various internal, social media and marketing support projects.
  • Assignments include writing for both electronic and print companywide internal publications, as well as corporate social media and corporate marketing
  • Assist in the planning and execution of corporate marketing projects
  • Help guide the implementation of marketing materials supporting sponsorship programs and customer entertainment activities
  • Actively involved in compiling and assembling data for reports on marketing and communications metrics
  • Design electronic signage and manage keeping signage updated regularly
  • Assist directors and managers on other projects as needed

IDEAL CANDIDATE TRAITS:

  • Concentration in Journalism, Communications or Public Relations preferred
  • 1-2 years work experience required
  • Excellent command of the English language in both oral and written communications
  • Candidate must be able to write news and feature-style articles and must understand basic principles of journalism, news writing, social media and Associated Press style.
    (Writing test will be administered.)
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must understand and use Microsoft Office tools, especially Word and PowerPoint. Experience with more advanced graphic design tools helpful.
  • Capable of delivering work products with minimal supervision
  • Excellent time and project management, decision-making, initiative, collaboration and presentation skills

 

Television Academy Summer 2019 Internships

The Television Academy Foundation is now accepting applications for its Summer 2019 Internship program. This is a fantastic opportunity to be placed with a major television organization in Los Angeles for part of the summer (usually June and July). The internship is 8 weeks and pays a $4,500 stipend. Some of the organizations from last year include ABC Studios, the Disney Channel, HBO, Warner Bros., Stargate Studios, Hulu, and Shondaland.

These are competitive internships and includes 20 different categories, including Animation, Casting, Cinematography, Development, Directing, Editing, Marketing, News, Program Planning, Public Relations, Sound, Writing and more! Here’s a link to learn more: http://www.emmys.com/internship

If you’re interested you should talk with Dr. Hersey to begin discussing the application process. Applications are due January 24, 2019.

Staff writer, Lifehacker

Lifehacker, Gizmodo Media Group’s lifestyle site with 14 million monthly users, is looking for an experienced writer with wide-ranging interests to cover everything from news-pegged explainers to app reviews, travel tips, mental health stories, consumer tech and everything in between.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Have at least 2-3 years of experience writing for a fast-paced online publication
  • Be capable of turning around around stories ranging from aggregated news blogs to longer features at a quick pace;
  • Be comfortable working across mediums, including video and podcasts;
  • Be eager to brainstorm about how to expand Lifehacker’s coverage, and to work in a fun, collaborative environment

To apply, https://gizmodo.com/careers/job/1399789?gh_jid=1399789