Friday, February 17, 2006
About the SPJ Headquarters Internship
Other duties of the Indianapolis intern include:
- Updating comprehensive contact lists for federal and state agencies
- Working on other FOI-related projects of the Society
- Attending various SPJ Headquarters-related events
Pulliam/Killgore Freedom of Information Internships
The interns research and write about freedom of information issues while assisting the Society’s Freedom of Information Committee and First Amendment legal counsel in preparing SPJ’s annual Freedom of Information Report.
Interns receive a stipend and work during a mutually agreeable 10-week period during the summer. Recipients are notified in mid-April and should arrange to start their internships in late May or early June.
Applicants must be journalism students who are entering or just completing their senior year, a graduate journalism student, or a law student with a journalism background.
For more information, visit www.spj.org/internships_pk.asp or call Joe Skeel at (317) 927-8000, ext. 214.
Thursday, February 16, 2006
POSITION: Full-Time Photographer
looking for someone who can see what is beyond the camera lens and bring
back some compelling pictures. The applicant we want should have 2 years
of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. Currently,
we are shooting with beta-sp equipment and editing on a non-linear
system. The Applicant shall possess editing skills with both linear and
non-linear edit systems, have a good driving record, possess excellent
people skills, and have a great attitude. Only those applicants who send
resumes and tapes (beta or VHS) will be considered for this position. No
phone calls please.
JOB DESCRIPTION: This position will involve shooting General Assignment
stories. The job will consist of photography, operating a LIVE and
Satellite truck as needed and editing duties.
CLOSING DATE: When filled
Jimmy Sena, Chief Photographer
P.O. Box 2641
San Antonio, Texas 78299
Wednesday, February 08, 2006
Opening Washington’s File Cabinet
Journalists on accessing federal information from your newsroom
When: 10 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2006
Where: Hosted by The Austin American Statesman, 305 S. Congress Ave.,
Austin, Texas 78704
RSVP: to email@example.com or call
202-663-7286, with your name, affiliation, address, telephone and email
This day-long seminar presented by the National Press Foundation and
Congressional Quarterly will cover strategies for extracting information
from Washington. Seasoned journalists will share expertise in tapping into
online resources and cultivating political and governmental contacts at the
national levels. Year-long access to Congressional Quarterly data bases
will be made available to participants. Through the Internet and other
means, this wealth of information is now available to enrich the work of
journalists everywhere – if you know where to find it! Presenters include:
- Jill Barshay, economics specialist for Congressional Quarterly’s
CQ Weekly magazine;
- James R. Carroll, Washington Bureau Chief for The Louisville
- Patricia Edmonds, formerly head of the online news operation at
National Public Radio and a reporter for USA Today and The Detroit Free Press.
- Isaiah J. Poole, U.S. House leadership reporter for Congressional
- David Rapp, Executive Editor of Congressional Quarterly
- Nolan Walters, Director of Programs for the National Press
Open to all print, broadcast, online or active freelance journalists.
Sessions will focus on:
- Public Security: A to Z
- Capitalizing on Congressional Connections
- Untangling the Social Safety Net
- The Business of Government is Business
- Strategies for Tapping into Washington
There is no cost, but reservations are required. Lunch and breakfast will
be served. For more information about the speakers or the agenda for the
day, see the National Press Foundation website.
To reserve a seat, e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org or call
202-663-7286. Provide your name, affiliation, address, telephone and email.
The National Press Foundation is a non-profit educational foundation.
National Press Foundation
1211 Connecticut Ave. NW #310
Washington DC 20036
Wednesday, February 01, 2006
Scholarship announcement from Dr. Sylvie
the Stuart Long Memorial Scholarships
for Aspiring Print/Broadcast Journalists
At least $2,000 each
Applicants must submit:
· Two sealed recommendations
· Three to five samples of your work
(clips, photos, video & audio tapes cannot be returned)
· Financial statement describing college financing, including other
scholarships and loans (Financial need considered)
· One-page essay: “Why I Want to Be a Journalist”
Deadline: Must be postmarked by Friday, March 31
Mail to: Austin Community Foundation
c/o Amy Allen
P.O. Box 5159
Austin, Texas 78763
Awards: Announced by April 28, 2006
Questions: Amy Allen