Jobs & Internships

Journalism Jobs:

News Producer, KPBS

Responsibilities:
·         Collaborates with Senior News Producer, editors, anchors and newsroom members to determine the content of Evening Edition and Roundtable.
·         Write, edit and researches story elements. Proofreads scripts.
·         Stacks overall order of shows for flow and high production value.
·         Prepares interview segments, in field or studio.
·         Produces weekly economy segment for Evening Edition.
·         Books guests, conducts research, writes questions and scripts, and identifies graphics and video for Roundtable.
·         Reviews news material for quality control prior to live broadcast.
·         Line produces the live shows.
·         Times the shows while on air.
·         Coordinates breaking news with editorial desk.
·         Tracks and updates information in ENPS and the news whiteboard.
·         Writes web stories for Roundtable and for Evening Edition.
·         Edits audio and video clips in Premiere for Evening Edition and Roundtable, and may edit and write radio stories for radio newscasts.
·         Assists with coordination of video-journalists as needed.
·         May be asked to work on special programs (election shows, series) that fall outside of Evening Edition and Roundtable.

Qualifications:
·         Demonstrated excellence in news judgment and ability to generate engaging story ideas.
·         Ability to think creatively about topics and story angles.
·         Strong writing experience in broadcast, online and/or print.
·         Knowledge and adherence to high ethical standards.
·         Knowledge of standard English grammar, spelling and AP Style.
·         Ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple stories at once, and shift gears quickly.
·         Be decisive and accurate in breaking news situations.
·         Proven ability to consistently work well with editors and station colleagues, demonstrating at all times respect for the diverse constituencies at KPBS and within the public broadcasting system.
·         Strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
·         Strong computer and research skills.
·         Ability to edit with Adobe Premiere.
·         Reliable transportation, valid driver's license and proof of insurance required.
·         Understand and follow posted work rules and procedures.
·         Highly motivated self-starter.
·         Ability to engage audience via social media.
·         Minimum two years professional experience as a TV news journalist, including minimum of one year’s experience in research, preferably in a broadcast or print news/interview setting.
·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work in journalism.



Multi-Media Journalist/Reporter at KGTV 10 News
Description:
·         Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as internet and digital channels.
·         Shoot video and edit for all multimedia platforms.
·         Assist show producer in preparing show.
·         Drive the company vehicle for business purposes.
·         Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
·         College degree or post-graduate studies in journalism, reporting and producing for television or film preferred or equivalent experience.
·         Minimum 3 years experience in on-camera reporting/anchoring.
·         Must have passion for hard news topics, and able to pitch fresh new enterprise ideas.
·         Excellent storytelling skills; we need people who are great at connecting and engaging with the viewers.
·         Excellent and proven writing skills for television news/feature reporting and producing.
·         Familiarity with social media and plugged into local sources.
·         Familiarity with I-news is a plus.



Weekend Reporter at San Diego City News Service
Description:
·         Are you a sharp reporter in San Diego looking for a part-time opportunity that could lead to a full-time job in real journalism?
·         City News Service, the nation's largest regional wire service, is looking for you. CNS needs a San Diego reporter to work weekends.
·         This is your chance to report on the top news of San Diego County under wire-service deadline conditions and show us what you can do.
·         The successful candidate will join the top of the list when we have the next scheduled full-time opening.

Apply:
·         If you're a college graduate (or a college student close to graduation) who already lives in the San Diego area and has print experience, email your resume with cover letter immediately to CNS San Diego County Bureau Chief Kelly Wheeler at sdcrim@sbcglobal.net

·         Find out more about us at www.SoCalNews.com.

Investigative Reporter at Channel 10 KGTV San Diego
Description:
  • Develop, create and research news leads and news tips to develop story ideas
  • Breaks stories through investigation and research
  • Use computer database to research statistics and facts
  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research
  • Organizes material and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards
  • Appears on multiple platforms when conducting taped interview or narration
  • Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit
  • Write and produce quality content for multiple media platforms
  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story
  • Assist producer in preparing newscast
  • Assist online staff in preparing for multimedia content
  • Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels
  • Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
Qualifications:
A minimum of four years of professional reporting experience, including investigative reporting preferred. Must have a valid California driver's license and proof of insurance.
Must demonstrate the ability to work well with others including producers, multimedia journalists, photographers and other personnel and the public. Must be available for shift changes, nights and/or weekends. Travel may be required.

Apply here:


Online Editor at The Enthusiast Network
Description:
The Online Editor will serve as editor of Bike Magazine’s website by creating content and contributing to the workflow of online operations of the brand.

Responsibilities:
·         Writing and publishing multiple news and features posts daily through our content management system, assuring all content posted is on-brand, consistent in style, accuracy, voice and quality and optimized for search and user experience.  Magazine writing may also be required. 
·         Assisting in managing Bike’s social media channels, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. 
·         Working with freelance writers, photographers, and in-house staff to manage flow of assets to the site.
·         Working with website production staff to coordinate content rollout and provide feedback to product team to help improve/develop the website to better attract users. 
·         Assisting in creating a calendar of weekly, monthly and yearly web content plans.
·         Developing strategies to grow Bike’s social media presence and tie these platforms into a cohesive identity that is synonymous with bikemag.com and Bike magazine. 
·         Monitoring the digital editorial financial budget and managing freelance editorial contributors when appropriate.
·         Representing Bike at local, national and international trade shows and events to help build strong links with readers and the industry. 

Education/Experience:
·         Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Public Relations or Communications strongly preferred.
·         Two years’ experience working in the digital media realm on multi-platform content.
·         Experience with Web analytics tools 
·         Excellent editorial skills; able to craft a story, copy edit, fact check, and publish with very little oversight.
·         Able to identify a story and what form the story should be told in, whether it be video, photos, or words.
·         Possess long and short-form storytelling capabilities.

Apply here:


Assignment Editor at NBC 7
Job Responsibilities: 
·         Develop and source interesting story ideas, using editorial judgment, coordinating interviews and logistics for field crews. 
·         Know what stories are being covered, who is covering and what platforms the story will air on. 
Maintain contact with law enforcement, fire and other agencies to determine coverage of spot news.
·         Lead editorial meetings, contribute story ideas and responsible for developing and cultivating contacts important to news coverage in the San Diego area.
·         Maintain accurate account of the day’s events in the Assignment Desk computer systems.
·         Ability to search for user generated content. 
·         Maintain an active Social Media presence. 
·         Route personal matters (i.e. sick calls, etc) to appropriate manager.
·         Maintain responsibility for feed and live signal intake and supervise daily beat checks.
·         Maintain or update news stories on various platforms including websites and social media.

Qualifications: 
·         Minimum of two years experience as an Assignment Editor in a mid to major market. 
·         Must be technically competent, have the ability to learn and use newsroom systems as they develop, have proficiency in Microsoft Office suite. 
·          General knowledge of television news techniques, including how stories should be covered and assembled.
·          Ability to multitask and make quick decisions under pressure. 
·         Experience with coordinating and pulling in satellite feeds and signals. 
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
·         Strong organizational skills. 
·         Strong social media and multi-platform knowledge. 

Apply here:


Custom Content Editor for San Diego Magazine

Duties will include:
  • Plan, assign, and edit custom content and special sections content, as assigned by Chief Content Officer or project managers.
  • Coordinate with project manager and photographers/designers on art and layout design.
  • Write headlines, deks and other items as needed.
  • Attend weekly production meetings and occasional custom client meetings.
  • Attend bi-weekly custom content meetings for each publication.
  • Maintain editorial calendars and editorial lineups for custom publications, in coordination with project managers and production department.
  • Create, circulate and clean galleys, as needed, and traffic other materials.
  • Coordinate with project managers and sales staff on client approval process, working directly with clients when appropriate.
  • Copyedit and proofread all custom content publications and special sections.
  • Post weekly blog or web exclusive content.
  • Help promote custom content on social media outlets.
  • Hire and manage custom content interns.
  • Attend events on behalf of San Diego Magazine, and represent other custom publication brands as needed and assigned.
  • Help craft responses to RFPs and other proposals for potential new custom clients.

Compensation will be based on experience and will include a benefits package including health, dental, vision, FSA plan, Aflac plans, vacation and sick time and employee incentives.

Apply:
Send a resume, clips of published writing, links to your social media activity and a short query letter to tell us why you’d be a good fit for this position to LaurieC@sandiegomagazine.com.


Reporter at KNSD, NBC 7

Responsibilities: 
• Cover all news stories as assigned by the News Department and report the facts on station’s news programs, web site and /or other multi-platform and digital properties. 
• Perform live interviews and/or live demonstrations. 
• Research, plan, and schedule stories or segments. 
• Edit or supervise the editing of reports used in conjunction with news stories and programs. 
• Write scripts, lead-ins, cues and bridges as requested by supervisor. 
• Develop and grow an active social following via social media. 
• Perform on air news anchor work when assigned. 
• Make appearances before social and civic groups and at schools and colleges on behalf of the station. 
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 2-years previous experience as a Reporter
• Minimum of 2-years TV writing experience
• Multi-Media Journalist experience a plus
• Bachelor’s degree. 

Apply:




Quality Editor at Hoy San Diego

Job Description:
The Quality Editor for Hoy San Diego, the Spanish weekly publication within The San Diego Union-Tribune, is responsible for assisting the editorial director in the overall copyediting, editing and packaging of content for the print edition as well as planning, organizing and growing content and social media audience for Hoysd.com, as well as oversight the flow of translations and content from freelance writers. The quality editor also will help with the translation and production of videos for internet.

Responsibilities:
·         Collaborate with editorial director to liaise with team members (e.g. writers, reporters and photographers) ensuring deadlines are met
·         Write and edit pieces
·         Quality control of articles that involves checking for accuracy, write headlines and captions
·         Choose supporting material, like images and illustrations
·         Follow current events and developments and suggest original ideas
·         Use social media and SEO to draw attention to articles in Spanish and in correct English
·         Translate articles, videos or any other material

Qualifications:
·         Bachelor’s degree in journalism or media.
·         Proven work experience in a newsroom and/or online and/or multiple media editorial work.
·         Must have a strong command of both the Spanish and English language, including writing, grammar, spelling, punctuation, proofreading, and journalistic style.
·         Experience with publishing tools.
·         Adobe Suite product knowledge a plus.
·         Thorough understanding of digital journalism is required. This may include social media, techniques of search optimization, feed management or software programs, etc.
·         Deep direct knowledge of the Latino culture
·         Must be able to exercise judgment in problem-solving, but know when to seek advice or approval. Accuracy and attention to detail is critical.
·         Proven ability to judge the urgency of requests and workloads and revise priorities to meet changing demands.
·         Strong communication, problem-solving skills, and ability to effectively schedule and manage workload.
·         Effective interpersonal skills.
·         Must be proficient in PC computers.
·         Must be flexible about processes and learn new software as required.


Social Media Lead/Digital Media Producer at NBC 7

Job Description:
The Social Media Lead / Digital Media Producer (DMP) plays a major role in day to day execution of NBC 7 San Diego’s digital news and social media strategy, working with other members of digital and news team to ensure content is consistently up to the minute, differentiated, impactful, and relevant to a growing digital audience. Social elements of the position cross over in multiple departments including news, community, public relations, customer service, marketing and promotions. The SM Lead / DMP will train NBC 7 staff to effectively use social media tools to monitor, report, find sources and develop leads for stories. The role will also have analytical responsibilities to capture and disseminate the impact of social on distribution and audience development. The role will regularly produce video and graphics content for their social and mobile platforms. The position requires acute attention to detail, rapid response, editorial judgment and flair, and consistent day-to-day execution and project-management responsibilities within a 24/7 newsgathering operation. 

Qualifications:
·         Excellent news instincts with the ability to react decisively to breaking news; combined with the ability to write succinctly and with flair.
·         Advanced social media knowledge and skill set including understanding of Facebook, SnapChat, Instagram, Pinterest, Linked-In and other comparable up and coming social medial channels. 
·         Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast paced environment.
·         Experience in visual journalism, including video production, GIFs, data visualization and info graphics.
·         Aptitude for discovering and producing strong visual and written social media content. 
·         Ability to transition breaking news and developing stories into dynamic social media content. 
·         Act as a training advocate and facilitator to ensure that staff is properly using social media tools. Experience of working in content management systems required. 
·         At least 3 years’ experience as web or digital media editor and/or social media lead in print, online or television news environment (medium to large sized market experience desired).
·         Flexible, with willingness to undertake shift work associated with working for a 24/7 news operation.
·         Bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism or related field. 
·         Proficient in Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 
·         Demonstrated knowledge of AP Style writing and guidelines.

Apply here:

Bilingual (English & Spanish) Freelance Writer/Editor for NBC 7 and Telemundo 20

Responsibilities:
·         Gather, edit, and assemble local news content - focusing on (but not limited to) News, Weather and Traffic for broadcast and multi-platform applications.
·         Conceptualize stories with producers, reporter, and talent, critique production and writing of news stories and edit stories and related video.
·         Communicate with show producers and digital team to meet content need requirements.
·         Gather and package relevant content around key stories from a range of external sources and feeds and content types.
·         Prepare pre-pro, tease, edit and archive tapes.
·         Write text articles, publish video clips and edit image galleries according to the local editorial "voice".
·         Program key related index pages for editorial impact, audience appeal and timeliness.
 Execute all publishing workflows for video, images and text including publishing to social media platforms.
·         Enforce editorial style guides, standards and practices.
·         Help maintain video archive system.
·         Estimated 20-40 hour per week, schedule will depend upon need, early morning, nights and weekends all a possibility. Candidate must be a self-starter, with demonstrable reliability. 

Qualifications:
·         Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal.
·         Excellent news instincts with the ability to react decisively to breaking news.
·         Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast paced environment.
·         Ability to write succinctly and with flair.
·         Ability to react to breaking news, updating the news as stories evolve and writing intros and leads to video online content.
·         Ability to work in a team and across all departments and locations, ensuring that news as published is 100 percent accurate without typos or errors.
·         Flexible, with a willingness to undertake shift work associated with working for a 24/7 news operation.
·         Experience of working in content management systems required.
·         Demonstrated knowledge of AP Style writing and guidelines.
·          Knowledge of San Diego city and regions and it's political and social personalities.
·         Proficient with Edius/Grass Valley or similar non-linear digital editing platform.
·         Knowledge of Video on Demand Server (VOD).
·         Perform basics of photojournalism. 
·         Experience with INews, Clickability, Social Flow, Stratus systems a plus.

Apply here:

Post Production Supervisor / Editor for SixteenFifty Creative Intelligence
Responsibilities:
·         Post Production Management
·         Editing of TV spots
·         Coordinating with vendors (audio and animation) to ensure timelines and deliverables
·         Writing of TV/radio scripts
·         Conception of TV/video ideas for clients
·         Working with account executives/clients on upcoming projects
·         Tracking of revisions and job requests
·         Managing of a production timeline
·         Backup and management of video archive
·         Trafficking of TV/Radio spots for broadcast
·         Quality Assurance on spots going out
·         Producing/Coordinating Video shoots
·         Tracking of billing and invoices

Experience:
·         Adobe Premiere
·         After Affects
·         Audio and Compression Tools
·         Server/File Management
·         MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Apply here:


Community and Press Manager for NBC 7 San Diego and Telemundo 20
Description:
        Initiate and coordinate stations’ community outreach efforts.
        Work with various departments to further both station’s identity and mission through strategic community projects and campaigns. 
        Manage all administrative and coordination aspects related to community projects and campaigns. 
        Act as primary liaison to community groups and internal liaison with NBC 7 and Telemundo 20 news, sales and promotion departments on community projects.
        Coordinate talent appearances, sponsor partnerships, promotional opportunities and news coverage. 
        Manage press relations for both stations including press releases to local and national press, coordination of press interviews with talent and NBC 7 executives and calls with the press leads at corporate and other owned stations. 
        Spearhead activities for the booth to encourage interaction with the community and manage the NBC 7 street team who works the booths. 
        Responsible for the coordination of production for public service announcements and scheduling. 
        Maintain the station and community page on both websites. 
        Design and order station merchandise for community and station use. 
        Represent the station on panels, functions and speaking engagements as appropriate. 
        Help manage the Creative Services intern.
Qualifications:
        Minimum of 3 years of experience in Community Relations and/or Public Relations 
        Strong public speaking ability with strong written and oral communication skills. 
        Working knowledge of San Diego’s socio-economic market.
        Familiarity with word, excel, and PowerPoint. 
        Self-starter with strong organizational and project management abilities. 
        Must be bilingual in English and Spanish 


Public/Media Relations:

Video Editor/Videographer for STN Digital

STN Digital is looking for a Video Editor/Videographer for their entertainment department. The candidate must be proficient in Adobe Premiere, and be familiar with standard file requirements for digital platforms. Duties will include editing video and filming on site.

This position requires the following skills:
·         Proficiency in Adobe Premiere
·         Knowledge in Adobe After Effects with the ability to edit templates and create basic motion comps from scratch
·         Knowledge in Adobe Photoshop in connection with Premiere and After Effects
·         Understanding of standard file requirements for digital and social media platforms
·         Be able to complete an edit from start to finish with little insight into scenes/footage filmed
·         Have experience with production
·         Have experience working in the social media industry


Apply by emailing john@stn.digital with the following to be considered: 
·         Resume
·         Cover Letter
·         Latest reel
·         What is your dream job? 


Media Content Writer for Z Lifestyle Content Network

Job description:
Z Lifestyle Content Network is looking for an imaginative Full time Media Content Write to join our creative team. The ideal candidate lives and breathes inspirational viral content, and is an expert in all things “internet.” He/she will have experience managing writers, be an expert at identifying and replicating trends, and will have an extensive, diverse network of sources. And someone who can create unique stories by researching various sources, trends and issues as well as a wide range of topics including, and more.

Responsibilities:
·         Create 5 story-form articles per day, which include approved original ideas and sourcing all images online.
·         Write and produce posts that people want to share.
·         Obsessively observe viral trends on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter.
·         Work closely with the executive team to keep our content pipeline filled.
·         Test new content tools and Wordpress functions as needed.
·         Create all posts in our Wordpress CMS and ensuring each article is properly QA’d.
·         Communicate when new articles are published to our internal media teams.
·         Review the performance of the active articles using Google Analytics and other Analytics tools.
·         Basic optimizations of articles (swap images, change titles, slide orders, call-to-actions).
·         Edit / enhance images using Photoshop.

Requirements:
·         Comfort with the fast pace of internet publishing.
·         2+ years experience writing headlines, finding pitches, and storytelling.
·         Experience using social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
·         You take initiative and thrive working autonomously.
·         Prowess with HTML and content management systems.
·         Experience in using a PM tools to manage workloads.
·         Exceptional communication and organization skills (MUST).
·         Ability to manage multiple projects with in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
·         Detail oriented.
·         Passion, integrity and positive energy.
·         Work well in a team and unsupervised setting.
·         Creative and data driven.


Apply here

Teaching

Communications Coordinator, University of California, San Diego

Description:
·         Plan, develop and implement a comprehensive communications and marketing program for GPS, its research centers and programs, admissions, alumni, students and faculty.
·         Research, write, edit and proof all content, ensuring content is accurate and error-free, for a variety of communication vehicles including web, print, media relations, social media and e-marketing to achieve program goals.
·         In collaboration with staff from the research centers and other GPS units, manage the social media presence of the school.
·         Ensure team is up-to-date on emerging industry trends in website and print marketing, e-marketing, social media and content development.
Qualifications:
·         Proven experience writing for brochures, fact sheets, advertising/direct mail, correspondence and other comprehensive materials using correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, editing, formatting and proofreading skills to clearly and concisely convey accurate information.
·         Experience using journalistic style to write interesting, accurate and comprehensive news and feature articles.
·         Demonstrated experience managing social media campaigns. Deep understanding of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Experience with Snap Chat and other channels preferred.
·         Demonstrated experience developing written content for the web and knowledge of web page design and construction.
·         Proven ability to read and analyze technical or complex content and write communications on those subjects for a general or target audience.
·         Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in the use of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
·         Excellent demonstrated computer skills (Mac & Windows platforms) including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, HTML, document/photo scanning/editing, layout and design, creating tables and forms. Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in the use of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
·         A Bachelor's Degree in Writing, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
·         Superior written and oral communication skills that demonstrate knowledge of correct grammar, usage, and syntax in written content for internal and external audiences.
·         Ability to work with minimal direction and on a self-directed basis, as well as in a team setting.
·         Strong organizational skills and attention to detail to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment where information must be compiled quickly and accurately involving excellent concentration skills.
·         Excellent experience and ability to work with constant interruptions, while ensuring smooth work flow and a high degree of accuracy.




Part-time Faculty, Journalism at Palomar College

Job Duties:
The Media Studies department is seeking qualified part-time instructors to teach journalism. Teaching assignment(s) may include any of the curriculum approved courses within the discipline of journalism.

Qualifications:
Must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed under a) through c):
a) A Master’s in journalism or communication with a specialization in journalism.
b) A Master’s in English, history, communication, literature, composition, comparative literature, any social science, business, business administration, marketing, graphics, or photography AND a Bachelor’s in either of the above.
c) A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of the qualifications in either a) or b) above. You must complete and attach the Application for Equivalency form (www.palomar.edu/hr/equivalency-app/), if you do not possess the specific minimum qualifications as stated above, which includes degrees that have not been awarded at the time of submitting the application.

Apply: https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/18241

Internships:

News Internships at FOX 5
Apply here:

NBC San Diego News Internships
Apply here:
If you have any questions about these three internships contact:
 Chris Chan
Adjunct Professor
San Diego City College
858-405-7214
Chchan@sdccd.edu

Entravision is seeking two production interns for summer 2017 
Univision San Diego & Telemundo 33

Job Description/Responsibilities:
Entravision offers a fast paced “hands-on” educational opportunity in the fastest growing
Hispanic television market. News interns will help with news production, writing, video editing, and
guest coordinating among other tasks including helping assignment desk, researching topics and
writing for the Web and Social Media. All applicants must be bilingual and have a serious interest
in broadcast journalism. Ideally, students should have some journalism experience through school
coursework, previous internships or work on school newspapers and television news shows.

Qualifications:
• Enrolled at an accredited College or University.
• Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communication, Media Studies, Digital Communication, Multi- Media, Radio & Television, Broadcast Journalism, Spanish or other related fields.
• Must be proficient in both verbal and written Spanish and English.
• Internships are unpaid, therefore, students MUST receive academic credits for participation in internship.
• Experience/interest in Social Media and writing for the Web.
• Ability to work a minimum of 15 -20 hours per week.
• Ideally is comfortable using Adobe Premier and other editing program.

The intern position for Entravision Communication’s professional work experience program is
educational and not employment.

Send your application, resume and cover letter to Internship Coordinator Mirsha Arambula at
mirsha.mediajournalist@gmail.com
Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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