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    COMM 393

    Career Paths & Qualifications | Resume & Cover Letter Example

    Multimedia Journalist

    KECI 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:

    • At least 1 year of reporting experience is required

    • Experience with live shots is required

    • Experience with Live-U is a plus

    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 KECI.

    Reporter/Digital Specialist

    The Press Enterprise in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time, general-assignment reporter

    who wants to tell stories of small-town America.

    The successful candidate will also be a key player in our initiatives to improve and expand our online

    presence — keeping our website updated with stories from our reporters, along with pictures and videos

    from our photographers; connecting with readers via social media; and exploring ways to create

    compelling new content for digital subscribers.

    Since 1902, we’ve been a family-owned paper covering Columbia and Montour counties, including the

    towns of Bloomsburg, Berwick and Danville. We try to fill our pages each day with detailed reporting

    and straightforward, no-frills news writing. When you visit our website, www.pressenterpriseonline.com,

    you’ll notice our web footprint is minimal. We want to change that.

    We’re looking for someone with reporting and writing skills, along with a background in the digital

    world.

    We offer health insurance and a 401(k) as part of our benefits package. As a bonus, life here can be pretty

    great, especially if you enjoy the outdoors: biking, kayaking, camping. And we're only about two hours

    from Philly and New York.

    Interested? Email a resume and at least three published samples of your writing to

    peter.kendron@pressenterprise.net.

    http://www.pressenterpriseonline.com,/ mailto:peter.kendron@pressenterprise.net

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    Social Media Internship

    Love social media and engaging content marketing? Want to gain real world experience managing social

    media for one or more established brands? Our new digital and creative marketing agency is looking for a

    talented and driven individual to join our team. Learn about our agency at http://www.workspace.digital

    or watch our video at https://youtu.be/gQS4CSYMXz4.

    We are looking to hire multiple social media interns as we manage multiple in house brands.

    Main Responsibilities:

     Scheduling content via Hootsuite

     Identifying new brands to engage with

     Engage with influencers

     Create content to go on social media

     Find curated articles to go on social media

     Grow audience, followers, etc on all platforms

    Social Media Trending Reporter

    The Citizen Times/citizen-times.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking a trending

    reporter: a social-media savvy, experienced journalist to cover news of the moment. This is not a breaking

    news position, but one that allows a curious reporter to cover trending news, find data points in the news

    and bring context to them for a local and national audience; and share community stories of broad — even

    viral — interest. This reporter may chase news across all beats, including politics, business, entertainment

    and sports, as well as features that are trending online. The goal of this innovative new position will be to

    grow audience by spotting and capitalizing early on trending topics.

    Asheville, North Carolina is a vibrant community in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and

    is home to some of the nation's best mountain biking, hiking and kayaking. It's also known as a top

    restaurant destination and boasts dozens of craft breweries.

    Responsibilities:

     Creates storytelling that accurately informs, entertains and engages specific audiences and

    platforms through the use of metrics.

     Works toward becoming the community’s leading voice in area of expertise.

     Connects with the community through storytelling and outreach (social media, on camera,

    forums, community leadership, etc.) Provides thoughtful analysis of complex issues.

     Collaborates with content team to provide all appropriate elements for stories (i.e. photos, videos

    and graphics). Captures basic photos and video as needed.

     Promotes personal brand, the brands of colleagues and the institutional brand.

     Provides great customer service, helping readers find answers and solutions.

    Requirements:

     Bachelor's or master’s degree in communications, journalism or related field preferred or

    equivalent combination of education and experience.

     Previous reporting experience preferred; even better if you've covered social media trends

     Proficiency on social media platforms; including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

    and Reddit.

     Experience shooting and editing photos and video on an iPhone.

     Strong communication skills, news judgement and headline-writing ability.

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     Ability to multitask and excel under intense deadline pressure.

     Strong writing, spelling and grammar skills; familiarity with AP style.

     This role requires a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability

    insurance required by state law.

    We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don’t limit your upload

    to a resume; show us what you’ve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the

    following, in this order:

    1. Your resume – one to two pages. 2. A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job. 3. Links to 3-6 online samples of your work. Show us what you’ve produced or had a hand in that

    best reflects what you can do in your desired role.

    It is important that these items be assembled into a single document and uploaded in PDF format.

    Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.

    Reporter

    Located near Yellowstone National Park, the Powell Tribune in Powell, Wyoming, has an immediate

    opening for a dedicated general news reporter to join its staff of award-winning writers. The Tribune is a

    family-owned semi-weekly newspaper known for quality journalism. This position also includes the

    opportunity for advancement to a news leadership role.

    Preferred candidates must have a strong desire to report the news important to readers of a

    community newspaper, ranging from city council meetings to multicultural showcases at Northwest

    College. Reporters on a community newspaper staff are asked to juggle multiple beats and to assist with

    editing copy from staff and other sources. A knowledge of AP style would be helpful and photography

    skills are also preferred.

    Send resume, clippings and photo portfolio to General Manager Toby Bonner Send resume, clippings and

    photo portfolio to General Manager Toby Bonner at toby@powelltribune.com.

    Digital Reporter

    If you're a passionate, resilient, curious, creative, responsible journalist — and eager to help build a local

    news business unlike any other — Patch could be the place for you to make your mark. Ideal candidates

    for a Patch job are dogged reporters, sharp storytellers, and savvy practitioners of digital media who bring

    an entrepreneurial mindset to their work. We're one of the top 100 most-read websites in the U.S., and

    we're looking for a journalist to cover the Annapolis region.

    Preferred local editor candidates are:,

     passionate about community journalism and breaking news,

     enthusiastic, competitive and driven to produce quality work

     capable of turning out a clever, smart headline on the fly

     thrive in a goal-oriented environment

     savvy about social media and SEO

     eager to learn

    On a daily basis, our staffers:

     spot scoops, break stories and report them out in real time

    mailto:toby@powelltribune.com

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     write headlines; select photos; report original news; aggregate/curate local news of interest

     work collaboratively with colleagues and independently when necessary

     organize their local home pages and newsletters according to best practices

     run Patch-branded social media channels

     engage with a loyal readership (a quart