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Investigative Reporter

EdSource, a nonprofit organization with the largest team of education reporters in California, is seeking an investigative reporter to focus on postsecondary education and the challenges students face in gaining access to and succeeding in college and the workplace. With a mix of longform investigative pieces, as well as in-depth enterprise stories, the reporter will highlight key developments in colleges and universities, that serve the most students, in particular the California State University and California’s community colleges.

We are looking for a creative and experienced reporter with a knack for distilling complex topics and education jargon into clear, compelling in-depth and watchdog stories that shed new light on major issues and trends in higher education.

The reporter must have excellent news judgment and bring a strong watchdog focus to his or her reporting. Writing for EdSource provides an unusual opportunity to write on the most significant changes occurring in public education, at a time of upheaval and transformation at all levels of the system.

The successful candidate will join an influential and growing organization widely recognized as the most authoritative source of education reporting in a state with the nation’s largest system of public education. Articles are published online, in daily email newsletters, as well as in other outlets through partnerships with a range of news organizations.

The position will be based in Oakland at EdSource’s headquarters or in its Los Angeles bureau, although initially the reporter may work remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of professional reporting experience, preferably working with a daily journalism publication;
  • Ability to analyze data, and bring depth and understanding to complex education topics;
  • Excellent writing skills, along with the ability to report aggressively and place issues within a statewide and national context;
  • Creative self-starter who is eager to explore new ways of covering issues in education through multimedia digital formats;
  • Ability to use open records laws to obtain records and data;
  • Strong digital skills a plus;
  • Experience in education reporting preferred but not required;
  • Proven ability to work independently under deadline pressures
  • Commitment to working collaboratively.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write lively and knowledgeable stories in a variety of styles and formats, although the principal focus will be on investigative reporting;
  • Maintain an active online presence, as well as develop new ways to build an audience.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Along with the opportunity to do meaningful work with a team of experienced journalists, EdSource offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a range of medical plans, a retirement savings plan, generous vacation leave and paid holidays, as well as professional development opportunities.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume and provide contact information for three references, as well as links to your social media accounts and links to, or attachments of, four to six examples of your written/digital work to jobs@edsource.org. Please include the job title in subject line.

 

 

Immigration Education Reporter

EdSource, a nonprofit organization with the largest team of education reporters in California, is seeking an enterprising reporter to cover immigration and education issues, with a special focus on English learners. The reporter will cover a wide range of issues facing a state of the size and diversity of California, as well as place stories in a national context.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of writing relevant, engaging and data-driven stories and possess multimedia skills. We’re looking for a creative and resourceful reporter with a knack for distilling complex topics and education jargon into clear, compelling features, and shed new light on the intersection of immigration and education. 

Writing for EdSource provides an unusual opportunity to write on the most significant changes occurring in public education. 

Founded in 1977, EdSource is a highly respected independent, nonprofit organization with a long track record of reporting on important education issues. It is recognized as one of the most authoritative sources of education reporting in California, the state with the nation’s largest system of public education.

Articles are published online, in daily email newsletters, as well as through partnerships with other news organizations.

The position will be based in EdSource’s headquarters in Oakland or its Los Angeles bureau, although initially the selected candidate may work remotely depending on the status of the coronavirus epidemic at that time.

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of professional reporting experience, preferably working with a daily journalism publication.
  • Excellent writing skills, along with the ability to place issues within a larger context.
  • Creative self-starter who is eager to explore new ways of covering issues in education through multimedia digital formats.
  • Strong digital skills, including podcast and video experience, a plus.
  • Experience in education reporting and children’s issues preferred but not required.
  • Proven ability to work independently under deadline pressures and as part of a team; commitment to working collaboratively.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write lively and knowledgeable stories in a variety of styles and formats, including enterprise, investigative and breaking news stories.
  • Maintain an active online presence, as well as develop new ways to build an audience.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Along with the opportunity to do meaningful work with a team of experienced journalists, EdSource offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a range of medical plans, a retirement savings plan, generous vacation leave and paid holidays, as well as professional development opportunities.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume and provide contact information for three references, as well as links to your social media accounts and links to, or attachments of, four to six examples of your written/digital work to jobs@edsource.org. Please include the job title in subject line.

Social Media Manager

Fuse Media is looking for a dynamic, driven Social Media Manager to work out of our New York Offices. This individual will develop and execute exciting and engaging content plans for Fuse across all social platforms for editorial, marketing, and sales teams. The ideal candidate will have a deep, comprehensive understanding of social media platforms, the content and language that perform best on platforms, and have a thorough understanding of existing and emerging platforms and best practices. The primary focus of the role will be on effectively engaging with and cultivating Fuse audiences across social platforms and driving audience growth. This is a temp to perm opportunity.   

 

THE KEY BITS:   

  • Serve as internal social media expert providing social strategy, insights and best practices to groups across the organization including Editorial, Marketing, and Sales  
  • Support the development and drive the execution of all social media marketing campaigns for Fuse originals and advertiser programs across multiple platforms including Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and Facebook  
  • Daily content development and scheduling, monitoring and engagement across social platforms including Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and Facebook  
  • Optimize social content for posting across channels using A/B testing and paid social to report learnings and insights to cross-functional teams  
  • Oversee community management across social platforms including Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and Facebook with daily response and conversation with Fuse fans and viewers of Fuse content  
  • Work in partnership with both Consumer and Affiliate Marketing to develop a cohesive social media promotional strategy that appropriately amplifies/maximizes all in-market campaigns  
  • Collaborate with Digital Content Manager to create frequent reporting  
  • Work in conjunction with Digital Editorial Manager and Brand Creative to ensure consistency in brand voice and visual style across all Fuse social channels   
  • Work in conjunction with Content Studio and Public Relations teams to identify and leverage digital publishers and social media influencers to drive awareness and tune-in  
  • Own the pipeline for creation and distribution of social content for talent, partner and Public Relations use, serving as point of contact with key stakeholders to ensure that content is posted in a timely and relevant fashion  
  • Manage relationships with social media tools and service providers and be on the pulse of new and emerging vendors in this area   

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:   

  • 5 - 7 years of relevant experience within the social media marketing space.  
  • Experience acting as a social media thought leader influencing senior executives and gaining buy-in within a matrix organization.  
  • Ability to speak effectively to a multicultural millennial audience via social media.  
  • Proven experience managing paid social budgets in an efficient manner on major platforms.  
  • Ability to demonstrate how social campaigns deliver impact to broader business and marketing objectives.  
  • Ability to interpret data using established analytic reporting tools.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong presentation skills a must.  
  • Must have knowledge of advertising on platforms such as Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and others.  
  • Strong copywriting skills, as well as ability to communicate message in brand tone and voice   
  • Familiarity with design, video production and photo editing software and programs

Please submit applications here.

Multimedia Journalist

WTVC is looking for an Multi-Media Journalist. 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 Experience:

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

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Experience with live shots is required
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus
  • Previous experience as an MMJ is a plus

Apply today at http://sbgi.net/careers/

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Editorial Producer

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard, and we work fast — while keeping up the creativity and entrepreneurialism we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is growing its global footprint and reach through new innovations from QuickTake to New Economy.

The role:

As a Story Editor, you’ll be involved in all corners of our programming slate; from short explainers on YouTube, to multi-episode documentaries on OTT platforms - this position will be essential to pairing the right stories with the right format. You will have both a solid understanding of all aspects of video production, as well as a keen journalistic sensibility.

Working closely alongside our global team of video producers, you’ll help maintain the editorial voice and standard for QuickTake Originals through assisting in the story selection, writing and editing of our videos. From script edits to timeline notes, you will ensure our videos are as editorially sharp, compelling, and complete as possible. We’re looking for someone who has the curiosity and willingness to work across a wide array of editorial themes including general business, markets and finance, politics, technology, and lifestyle.

We’ll trust you to:

- Assist and/or lead in the reporting and scripting for stories
- Review scripts and working cuts of videos
- Work with producers on delivering feedback and edits in a timely manner
- Liaise with newsroom reporters and producers on video
- Pitch video ideas and develop series for pilot
- Work with producers on editorial development of series
- Be willing to work across a wide range of content types

You'll need to have:

- 5+ years of experience in reporting and/or producing for digital
- Strong writing skills, especially for video
- A team-player mentality with a positive attitude
- A creative eye with exceptional attention to detail
- Strong leadership, great communicator, and experience juggling multiple projects

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/83286

If we believe you’re a good match we'll get in touch to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

WNET - Development Associate, Individual Giving

WNET seeks a fundraising professional to join the Individual Giving team in cultivating, soliciting, and engaging our Patron donors who support WNET’s work with gifts ranging from $1,500 to $24,999 each year.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/SHOWRUNNER – FREELANCE (MAY 2020)

Fuse Media is currently seeking an Executive Producer/Showrunner of Original Programming. This is a freelance position. The EP/Showrunner will manage current series for Fuse Media. The ideal candidate is a music culture junkie who lives and breathes the latest trends in fashion, food, technology, influencers, and social advocacy and with an intuitive sense of what will resonate with Fuse’s multicultural millennial audience. This position is based in Glendale, CA.


THE KEY BITS

  • Act as sole Showrunner on multiple series simultaneously.
  • Hire and manage support staff and crew on each series.
  • Work in conjunction with the Development departments (both internal Linear and the Fuse Digital Content Studio) to transition shows that have been picked up from Development and/or Digital into Linear Current series.
  • Provide notes on all creative materials – casting, cuts, outlines and scripts.
  • Liaise with the Legal team to ensure all deals are moving forward and closing in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with the Production Management team to ensure all concepts are fully realized with appropriate deliverables, budget and calendar support throughout all stages of production.
  • Serve as liaison between production and other network departments including publicity, production management, post-production, social and digital, business affairs, etc.
  • Create and evolve an onscreen style and aesthetic utilizing Fuse’s Content filter on POV.
  • Cultivate unique, compelling and brand-appropriate content.
  • Flesh out internal concepts and create materials to pitch up internally; including writing treatments, creating talent lists and beating out formats.


WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING 

  • Production experience as Showrunner, Executive Producer or Co-Executive Producer
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or an equivalent combination of skills, training and hands-on experience 
  • Must have a deep knowledge of and passion for music culture and unscripted content 
  • Must have the ability to identify production staff and talent necessary to develop successful series for Fuse
  • Proven record of demonstrated creativity with an ability to translate ideas into high-quality programs 
  • An independent thinker and idea-generator that is adept at managing a team of the same 
  • Ability to manage other production staff, build credibility and strong working relationships with other internal partners 
  • Proactive, deadline and detail-oriented, outstanding judgment and creative abilities, strong verbal and written communication, effective business management skills - organizational, interpersonal, prioritization, motivational 
  • Available to travel, sometimes with short notice, to location shoots when appropriate

 

Please submit an online application, here.

Production Assistant

If you love helping people understand complex issues and you’re skilled with online publishing and graphics tools, you might be the perfect production assistant for CalMatters.

We are looking for somebody who can work with our editors and reporters to present our journalism online. You’ll prepare our stories and photos for publication in WordPress and in social channels. You’ll use graphics software like Infogram and Flourish to build charts and visualizations. You’ll help optimize our stories, headlines and tags so they can be found in searches. And you’ll prepare our work so it can be shared with our media partners all over California. 

This is an opportunity to work with a growing news organization where creative presentation is a priority and we do it with the latest tools and techniques. Experience with this kind of work is preferred, but you can learn some of these tools on the job. While we’re all working remotely for now, you’ll work in our downtown Sacramento office once it reopens. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaboration with reporters and editors on production needs and timely copy flow.
  • Creative thinking about formats and features for quality presentations.
  • Publication of long-term projects in multiple storytelling formats.
  • Presentation of our work in many forms, including explainers, blogs, social embeds, longform stories, photo galleries and newsletters.

These would be a plus:

  • Experience or education that demonstrates a passion for journalism or storytelling. 
  • Experience in web production, preferably in a news organization.
  • A collaborative personality and the ability to well with a variety of people who play different roles throughout the organization.
  • Working knowledge of, and experience with, search engine optimization. 

We are an expanding and collaborative newsroom, successfully forging a new model for sustainable, intelligent, nonprofit journalism. We’re committed to diversity and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply. If you’re interested, please provide a resume, a cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job and links to at least six online samples of your work. Write to jobs@calmatters.org with the job title in the subject line. 

News Director

News Director

Aspen Public Radio

Aspen, CO

 

Apply now! Application Review is Ongoing

 

Join a growing public media organization in one of the most awe-inspiring areas of the country - the heart of the snow-capped Rocky Mountains. The News Director is the leader and chief editor of Aspen Public Radio’s newsroom, overseeing news staff, production, and output of news on all platforms.

 

Aspen Public Radio seeks a sharp, curious, hard-working, team-oriented person who is excited by new media ideas, experimenting, and helping to design and grow an evolving organization.

 

 

Primary Functions

 

News Strategy: Sets strategic priorities and goals for the news operation to serve the public, including platform, topics and beats, and geographic coverage priorities. Ensures all Aspen Public Radio news content is accurate, engaging, ethical, and produced with the highest standards of professional journalism.

 

Editor: Assigns and edits reporters on a daily basis, overseeing the quality of news content from features and series to spots and breaking news; serves as the ultimate gatekeeper and “final say” over what story ideas should be pursued.

 

Management: Possesses strong leadership skills, including the ability to lead an effective team by teaching, training, and developing journalists, as well as executing the vision for the news department. The News Director will effectively communicate, be an active listener readily adapt to and champion change, develop and manage collaborative partnerships, set goals, hold team members responsible, and achieve results.

 

Community Engagement: Works with the development and community engagement manager and program manager on developing and executing regular, meaningful, and engaging news events throughout the listening area such as town hall meetings, debates, community forums, listening sessions, etc.

 

 

Duties:

  • Design and implement story editing processes, quality standards and other aspects related to the allocation of story production and priority
  • Manage and coach a team of three staff reporters; manage occasional interns and freelancers
  • Edit the news staff on a daily basis
  • Assign reporting and producing tasks including special series and projects
  • Responsible for producing their own regular reporting as time allows, but editing is the main priority
  • Assist in developing, and ultimately overseeing the implementation of the editorial focus, process, and design
  • Develop (with the program manager) and oversee the execution of a content distribution strategy to include broadcast, podcast, digital content, and social media
  • Work with the news team and regional NPR editors to consistently participate in nationalizing a local story
  • Create, maintain and execute coverage plans for developing and breaking news
  • Attend major donor and public events, regularly participate in on-air fundraising and grant writing/reporting as needed
  • Represent the news division as required at board meetings and other presentations
  • Occasional host fill-in work
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Required Qualifications

  • At least two years of team management and editorial experience
  • A least two years of audio news production and reporting
  • Excellent leadership, training and collaboration skills
  • Possess strong news gathering skills and in-depth knowledge of journalism ethics and practices
  • Deep understanding of the purpose and mission of public broadcasting
  • Strong time management skills

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Public Radio experience
  • Some hosting experience
  • Knowledge of Western Slope Colorado and issues of the West
  • Content collaboration experience
  • A commitment to helping develop skills in less-experienced reporters
  • Spanish language skills

 

This is a full-time salaried position that reports to the executive director and will require availability for weekend, day, evening, and holiday shifts.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Aspen Public Radio is being assisted in this search by Livingston Associates.  Inquiries are welcome with Livingston Associates. For consideration, please visit the full job posting and apply online at http://liv.jobs/83jyx.

 

Apply now! Application Review is Ongoing

 

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Aspen Public Radio offers full-time staff benefits, including employer-paid health insurance, 401k match, and paid vacation. Ski pass financing, shared passes to the Aspen Recreation Center, shared passes to world-class events such as the Aspen Film Festival, Aspen Institute Ideas Festival, and Classical Music Festival are available. Competitive salary. This position is based at our Aspen, CO studios. Aspen Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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