Seattle Times Job Posting – 2-year Resident Producer

The Seattle Times is seeking a 2-year Resident Producer to join our News team! This is a training and development program to prepare online journalists for positions in the industry as news producers or associate producers. Residents will spend time working in sports, news and features covering day, night and weekend shifts. They will be responsible for moving and packaging stories, headlines, photos, graphics and other content from the newsroom publishing system to the online publishing system, processing and packaging content online, reading the site for accuracy and testing components for functionality.

Applicants must have college-level journalism training or experience, online training or experience, and proficiency in both PC and Mac platforms. They also must have strong spelling and grammar skills, excellent communication skills and a grounding in First Amendment law and journalism ethics. Knowledge of web languages like HTML and experience in multimedia are strongly preferred.

We are looking for candidates who understand how news is consumed online and who are excited about learning new and better ways to interact with readers. Curiosity, passion for good journalism, attention to detail and a desire to learn and grow will help applicants stand out.

Please e-mail a resume, three examples of your work (online or print) and a one-page critique of seattletimes.com, to tcampbell@seattletimes.com by Friday, Feb. 14.

The Seattle Times Co. is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

 

APCO Client Service Intern

Client Service Intern
Seattle

APCO Worldwide, headquartered in Washington, D.C., offers paid internships in our Seattle office.  All applicants should possess excellent written and oral communication skills as well as experience or demonstrated interest in the areas in which APCO Worldwide practices.  Candidates must be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students and be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Interns are treated as professional staff and play a key role on client service teams.  They typically focus on one of APCO Worldwide’s diverse client service groups, while also contributing to a wide range of project work in other areas.  APCO’s Seattle client service groups include:

  • Corporate Communication
  • Issues Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Corporate Responsibility

APCO’s internships provide a competitive wage and the opportunity to learn from our roster of experts.  Ideal internship candidates should be available at least 20 hours per week / three days per week.

If you are interested in internship opportunities in our Seattle office, please send your résumé and a detailed cover letter explaining your particular interest in APCO Worldwide’s Seattle internship to mplaitis@apcoworldwide.com, using Word or PDF format. Deadlines for spring applications are February 7.

We will review applications on a rolling basis, so please apply as early as possible.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to each individual applicant. You will be contacted only if you have been chosen for an interview.

 

Patch – Summer Internship Program

 

Patch Summer Internship Program

A cutting-edge, hands-on internship that will immerse you in the future of journalism.

At Patch.com, we’re radically reinventing community journalism.

What’s Patch?

Patch.com is a community-specific news and information platform dedicated to providing comprehensive and trusted local coverage for individual towns and communities. With a network of more than 500 sites driven by a growing number of passionate and experienced leaders in journalism and new media, Patch is poised to become the largest online local news outlet in the country.

What does Patch offer you?

This is a full-time, paid internship where you’ll gain valuable experience working as a journalist.

As an intern, you will:

• Pitch and write stories

• Attend weekly editorial meetings

• Shoot and edit photos and video

• Cover town and school board meetings, court hearings and local businesses • Attend community outreach events

• Execute social media strategies

What are we looking for?

Smart, enthusiastic students with a passion for local journalism. You should be a self-starter, able to learn quickly and work independently. That means free spirits and straight shooters. Creatives and critics. Nerds with nerve. People who love the Internet, but can see its cracks…and its future, too.

Candidates must be a junior, senior or graduate student or a recent graduate and must have demonstrated reporting experience through campus media, an internship or a freelance position. Candidates must have a car and be willing to work some nights and weekends.

What’s next?

If you’re interested in joining one of the fastest-growing, most collaborative and most innovative companies on the web, then we want to hear from you! Polish your resume, gather several writing samples and a letter of recommendation, draft a cover letter, and stay tuned to patch.com/jobs. Applications will be accepted from January 1, 2011 through February 1, 2011. If you’re interested in getting started with us now as a freelancer, reach out to one of our local editors to pitch a story.

Visit patch.com to learn more about our mission and explore our sites.

Apply

Jan. 1 – Feb. 1

Check for updates at facebook.com/Patch.comJobs or send us an email at internships@patch.com.

 

Lockergnome – Internship

At local tech blogging network Lockergnome.com, we are looking for students interested in getting hands-on experience in the online publishing world. Our current needs our for 1-2 interns who are capable of some/all of the following:


*Blogging about technology and consumer electronics trends and topics
*Writing on a deadline
*Assisting in managing a large YouTube community
*Community engagement on Twitter and Facebook
*Screencast and short-form video production and editing

The ideal candidates don’t need to have all those skills up front, but they do need the enthusiasm and drive to pickup any skills they don’t currently have. We are currently able to pay $10/hour for interns.

Jake Ludington
206.724.1625

jake@jakeludington.com


Embrace Activism – Social Media Intern Needed

Embrace Activism is an emerging company providing yoga products with a social-consciousness twist.  Founded by a yoga instructor with a passion for improving health and wellness, the products were designed with an emphasis on providing a comfortable, satisfying experience using more health & eco-friendly materials.  Key to Embrace Activism’s business model is its charitable giving program.  Yoga has been shown beneficial to health & wellness; Embrace Activism aims to extend those benefits beyond the practitioner creating purpose-driven yoga.

Position Duties

Looking for a creative, dynamic, upbeat intern to increase our social media presence by supporting the following activities:

  • Blog
    • Research content suitable for blog post
    • Build blog following
    • Facebook
      • Build fan base
      • Run polls/contest
      • Responsible for posting on a regular basis
      • Interact with fans
      • Twitter
        • Research and create content suitable for Twitter
        • Interact with followers
        • Responsible for posting on a regular basis
        • Monitor followers, unfollow as needed
        • Identify strategic followers/add Embrace Activism to directories
        • LinkedIn
          • Research and create content suitable for LinkedIn
          • Monitor Purpose-Driven Yoga Group Page
          • Add members to Group
          • Identify strategic followers
          • Build recommendations
          • Articles/Newsletter
            • Assist with newsletter creation
            • Distribute newsletter
            • Research potential topic(s) for articles
            • Research possible yoga studio site visits
            • Research
              • Needed to support marketing and sales activities

 

Qualifications

  • Strong skills in all aspects of Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Social media driven
  • Friendly and conversational
  • Must be detail-oriented, a team player and technologically savvy
  • Quick learner, independent
  • Passionate about making a difference

Position Description

  • This is an unpaid, part-time internship with lots of opportunities
  • Estimated time involved is 5-8 hours per week
  • Schedule is flexible, but most days will require a minimum of ½ hour to keep communication up-to-date and ongoing
  • Minimum 3 month commitment
  • Intern will work remotely from her/his own computer

Benefits

  • Opportunities for increased responsibility including writing and sales
  • Expand social media knowledge and implement/execute in real world situation
  • Broad array of duties provides a more diverse learning environment

To apply, please send resume to:  Karen@EmbraceActivism.com

Visit us at:

EmbraceActivism.com

Facebook.com/EmbraceActivism

Twitter.com/EmbraceActivism

 

Editorial Internship – Junebug Weddings

Editorial Internship

Junebug Weddings

http://www.junebugweddings.com

The Junebug Weddings Editorial internship is a valuable position for students looking to learn essential skills and career options within the online media, blogging and wedding industries.

Interns will assist with a variety of projects that may include e-mail correspondence, researching, writing, sourcing images, image editing, data organization, updating website features and interacting via social media. Interns will see the behind the scenes structure of a successful online business, and the day-to-day details needed for blogging and working with website content management systems.

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Photoshop, HTML, Facebook and/or Twitter are a bonus but not required. Candidates must be responsible, self-motivated and creative thinking. Someone who enjoys weddings, photography, fashion, writing and working within a collaborative environment would be ideal. Must have transportation to North Seattle and Capitol Hill and be available 10-20 hours per week for 6 weeks. Signing of an NDA is required. This is an unpaid position.

Please send a resume and cover letter detailing why you would like to intern with us to the attention of Sydnor Hain – sydnor@junebugweddings.com Please write “Blogging Internship” in the subject line. Thank you!

11815 – 8th Avenue NW | Seattle, WA 98177 | 888.418.6149 | contact@junebugweddings.com

KEPR Reporter Position

Job Title: Reporter

Department: News

Reports To: News Director

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Summary – Contribute content to a live, daily newscast that follows a viewer advocacy style and brand.  Acts as a team player to contribute to an atmosphere that fosters a winning attitude and performs work according to the values of Fisher Communications with the utmost of integrity and trust in doing what is right.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

 

  • Field reporting daily resulting in a package and two (2) vosot stories presented in the newscast and online
  • Plan and research future stories for use in daily coverage or during sweeps months and cover an assigned beat (nightside)
  • Attend daily editorial meeting prepared with three (3) story ideas that may be used in the current day’s newscast
  • Participate in frequent public appearances and community events
    • videotaping footage with a tripod for use in stories
    • editing footage for use in stories
    • composing news stories that gain approval by News Director or Assistant News Director
    • accurately posting all stories and video online and without errors

 

Competencies – To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:

 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills: develops and maintains open and trusting working relationships with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent judgment in prioritizing multiple stories and meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and must be flexible to multi-task, shift focus, and re-prioritize as the situation dictates.
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision and have demonstrated ability to use sound judgment and to make independent decisions
  • Excellent written communication skills

 

Qualifications – To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Must be able to drive a vehicle, maintain a valid Washington State Drivers License and adhere to the company’s driving standards
  • Must be able to work on-call or during “off hours” – dependent upon staff and/or operational needs.
  • Ability to travel on the job 80% of the time

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or related field or four (4) years of related journalism experience preferred.

Language Skills – Ability to read, compose and deliver news stories. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from co-workers, managers, viewers and the general public.

Computer Skills – To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of ENPS, Outlook, Microsoft Word and non-linear editing.

 

Physical Demands – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 

Work Environment – The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

To Apply: Please submit Cover Letter, Resume and Demo Reel to:  keprjobs@fsci.com

 

KEPR/Fisher Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer