Landscape Architecture Magazine Seeks Editor
American Society of Landscape Architects. Since 1910, the magazine has
served as the voice of the landscape architecture profession. The
magazine’s purview encompasses landscape design, land use, and
environmental and ecological concerns at all scales, including
gardens, parks, streets, urban development, brownfields, watersheds,
and regional and global issues, not least climate change.The magazine is seeking a seasoned staff editor and writer to report,
write, assign, and edit stories for the magazine and its blog. The
ideal candidate will show an ability to distinguish great stories from
humdrum subjects, to find unique and urgent angles on topics of
interest to the landscape architecture profession, and to shape those
stories with graphics and photography into polished editorial content.
The job duties include:
–Regularly developing your own stories, both short and fast and
slower, longform stories, for the magazine and its blog.
–Cultivating story ideas for the magazine’s departments and feature well.
–Assigning stories to outside writers and managing their work on deadline.
–Substantive editing of outside writers’ stories.
–Researching, assigning, and gathering photography and graphics with
an eye for vitality in presentation.
–Shaping the tone of stories and display copy with a distinctive voice
–The ability to work quickly, accurately, and independently on a
tight deadline as part of a small staff
–Excellent grammar, usage, and copy habits
The ideal candidate will show
–Excellent reporting, writing, and oral communication skills
–A passion for landscape architecture, and a working knowledge of the
design and construction industry in general
–An innate sense of great design
–A strong sense of enterprise in spotting and developing stories
Education: BA in English, journalism, communication, or related
field; degree or coursework in landscape architecture, horticulture,
or environmental design issues a plus.
Skills: Proficiency in written, verbal, and interpersonal
communication. Excellent organizational skills, good judgment, and
attention to detail. Ability to balance heavy workload with short-
and long-term project deadlines, address changing priorities, and work
well under pressure. Knowledge of InDesign a plus.
Experience: Minimum five years’ experience in writing for
publication; knowledge of landscape architecture, design, planning,
and/or environmental issues.
This position is located in-house in downtown Washington, D.C. Two
blocks from the Gallery Place/Chinatown metro. No relocation benefits
or remote-working are offered.
Apply to: HR@asla.org
This position is based in Washington, D.C.
Knowledge of climate science is a plus.
Al Jazeera Washington Bureau Intern “The Stream”, the live talk show from Al Jazeera English, is looking for skilled interns to assist with our daily show broadcast to more than 220 million households worldwide.
The show’s team is small, young and cohesive. It relies heavily on the help and participation of the interns and they are given a large degree of responsibility. Our show strives to be VERY inventive. Everyone is encouraged to participate in show’s editorial process. The intern will be encouraged to pitch stories and to attend all editorial
Candidates should be able to excel in a fast-paced and diverse news environment. Interns will be required to produce regular research on show topics as well as use social media tools to produce show elements, promote show topics and community participation. Interns will also be responsible for drafting short graphic elements for on-air broadcast and assisting in the gallery/studio during live broadcasts.
Strong English writing skills needed. Ability to read/write in foreign languages (especially Spanish or Chinese) is advantageous. Knowledge of various editing software a plus. Experience with field production would be beneficial but not a requirement. Interns will have an opportunity to observe all parts of the show’s production process.
Candidates should be full-time. We are able to offer a small stipend of $100 a week in addition to receiving university course credit for the experience.
Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to Negin Owliaei at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Stream intern candidate” in the subject line. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. We are looking for an immediate start date.
Business Editor. The Tennessean has a position open for a business editor. Anyone who is interested may contact Managing Editor Meg Downey at email@example.com.
The business editor’s principal responsibilities are to manage and guide five business reporters to cover business news for the print and digital platforms, and to maintain an ongoing, organized plan that results in a robust product that is timely and of interest to the business community and beyond. The business editor is responsible for front-line editing stories, coordinating with the various departments (Design Studio, Photo and Digital on updates, breaking news and effective storytelling on Tennessean.com, tablet and mobile.) The business editor also works with outside contributors to the Business section.
We are looking for someone who can excel in a competitive environment (we compete against a weekly business product as well as a handful of digital operations that provide business news), helping reporters hone in on the best ideas to stand out in the crowd both in print and digital. Experience in business news and digital operations is important, as well as experience managing a staff of varying levels of experience.
Latin America Editor
Assists site managers by editing news summaries and feature articles in Spanish and English for an Internet news site focused on LatinAmerica. Must be a native Spanish speaker familiar with Latin American culture. Excellent English required. Working knowledge of Portuguese is a big plus. Other tasks include guiding the work of foreign journalists, gathering performance data, tracking reprints, editing photos, managing social media and providing support to a team of editors. Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
USA TODAY/GANNETT Freelance Journalist For Hispanic Living Magazine
USA TODAY/Gannett is producing a Hispanic Living magazine and we’re looking for freelancers to assign stories to. We are looking for contributors ASAP. The magazine goes on sale in September and the bulk of assignments will go out over the next week. Please contact Elena Waskey at email@example.com.
FOXNEWSLATINO.COM SENIOR EDITOR
FoxNewsLatino.com seeks a savvy Senior Editor with both journalism and leadership skills for key position with leading Latino news website. Must possess excellent news judgment, sharp editing eye, an understanding of web production and the ability to lead a group of dedicated and hard-working journalists in the editorial operation of the site.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
· Identify, edit, publish, and oversee Fox News Latino generated, freelance, and wire service stories
· Manage editorial process of website and work with Fox News Senior Management
· Manage story flow, page turns and presentation of FoxNewsLatino.com news sections
· Pitch and write Latino-centric news and feature stories as assigned
· Write compelling headlines and photo captions for FoxNewsLatino.com stories/section fronts
· Assist in the hiring and development of staff and contributors to the site
· 8+ years combined print/broadcast/web experience with both editorial and supervisory capacities required
· Substantial reporting and writing experience required
· Proven experience in daily breaking news environment
· Must demonstrate solid editing, writing and news judgment skills
· Excellent knowledge of current events and history
· Flexibility to work different shifts to cover 24-hour new cycle
· Prior management experience required
· Must be completely fluent in Spanish
Fox News Network is an EOE.
Interested applicants please send resumes to:
Fox News Network
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
As part of the just announced ABC News Fellowship Program, ABC News seeks aspiring journalists from diverse backgrounds for a rigorous year-long employment opportunity. They also need to be Spanish proficient. This is as a result of the ABC/Univision venture that is beginning its hiring.
FRIDAY MAY 18 INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY
MundoFox, the new Spanish language U.S. broadcast television network partnership between Fox Television and RCN of Colombia, is looking for a full-time Washington DC-based staff reporter/correspondent and for a full-time staff television photographer/editor for its national newscast, which will premiere in August. Both are important, high-visibility positions that will cover the federal government and national issues relevant to U.S. Hispanics.
Both positions are “staff” positions, with benefits. Both are for experienced journalists who know how government works in the U.S. The reporter/correspondent position is for a “self-starting” journalist with stellar TV presentation skills and perfect spoken and written Spanish (and good English). The photographer/editor position is for a bilingual (Spanish-English) photojournalist who is a fast worker with excellent photography, non-linear editing, and technical skills, and who can work independently as well as with a reporter. Both positions will be based at the RCN Washington, DC news bureau and will work closely with the RCN staff, as well as with the MundoFox network news department in Los Angeles.
The head of the MundoFox network newscast, Jorge Mettey, will be in Washington, DC to conduct interviews with interested candidates Friday afternoon, May 18th. NAHJ members and other qualified candidates are invited to email our consultant at firstname.lastname@example.org or to call 202-386-7175 today to schedule an appointment. MundoFox is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
WJLA NEWS PRODUCER
WJLA-TV is looking for an experienced news producer to work with news
crews, the assignment desk, and news managers to create fast-paced,
comprehensive, and top quality newscasts. We are looking for a producer who
has at least 3 to 5 years of line-producing experience in a mid to large
television market who has the journalism skills, leadership potential, news
judgment and technical ability to produce any newscast at WJLA-TV.
Excellent writing skills are a must. Prior knowledge of the Washington
market is a big plus.
Qualified candidate must have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of line-producing
experience in a mid to large television market. A college degree in
journalism or another pertinent area of study is required.
Before applying for this position, you should know a few things about
working on this team:
- You will be joining a specialty media company with very powerful and
positive buzz in the marketplace.
- If you like a fast paced environment with lots of opportunities to
grow your capabilities and career and would like to help establish a
groundbreaking new media company, we may be the perfect place for you.
fIND MORE: http://www.wjla.com/employment/wjla_abc_7_news_producer/index.html
- *Department:* News
- *Hiring Manager:* Holly Shannon <email@example.com>
KEYE TV EXECUTIVE NEWS PRODUCER Austin, Texas.
The ideal candidate for the position will have FIVE or more years experience as a news manager, plus three+ years newscast line producing experience. Qualified applicants must have excellent news judgment and instincts, must be an excellent news writer and must be creative with use of video and graphics. You must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills needed to provide the strategic, tactical and creative oversight for the evening newscasts and will be responsible for executing the overall strategic news plan. You must work well and quickly under deadline stress, be a good communicator and must have exceptional people skills.
Primary responsibilities include: Daily script reviews, Managing producers, including critiquing writing skills and training, Overseeing and implementing systems to ensure fairness, balance, accuracy and viewer benefit, planning and overseeing continuity into upcoming newscasts.
You must also be able to quickly react to breaking news, be detail-oriented and exceptionally well organized, have a positive, can-do attitude, take initiative, be problem-solvers and must be able to work in a team concept.
Apply at http://www.sbgi.net. Job code: AUS01029
WEEKEND MORNING ANCHOR/REPORTER
WSOC-TV in Charlotte is seeking an aggressive and experienced Weekday Morning Anchor/Reporter who can handle major news, breaking news and all aspects of a newscast with proven journalistic experience and professionalism. You will solo anchor at least 2 hours of news on weekend mornings and a half hour weekend noon newscast. During the week, you will enterprise a story for the evening news. We are the market leader and want a proven journalist who has stamina, leadership and smarts. Social media involvement is a plus. Send a tape and resume to Julie Szulczewski News Director, WSOC-TV, 1901 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28206. No phone calls please. EOE M/F.
WASHINGTON POST is recruiting for local education beat writers at the Post. They are seeking to canvass a pool of the most promising beat writers in America….Education experience would be good but not required. One opening covers schools in Northern Virginia–in Prince William County, Loudoun County, Arlington and Alexandria. They want reporters who can unearth hard-to-get stories, hold public agencies accountable, put a human face on policies and write clean and compelling files for all of our platforms–from blogs on washingtonpost.com to the newspaper’s front page. Email Nick Anderson at Andersonn@washpost.com
Business Wire is seeking a Media Relations Specialist to join our team in Washington D.C.! This position requires a person who can handle a variety of challenging duties.
Some of the job responsibilities include the following: establish and maintain relationships with the media and other relevant audiences within the assigned geographic territory; increase number of media points included in our distribution from this territory; update and maintain the media database; involvement with journalist organizations; maintain an active presence on social media platforms, plan media seminars working closely with sales located in Business Wire offices in your territory. http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/template.MAXIMIZE/jobs/?javax.portlet.tpst=50d2c0342160d247234f263550cb5321_ws_MX&javax.portlet.prp_50d2c0342160d247234f263550cb5321_index=4&javax.portlet.prp_50d2c0342160d247234f263550cb5321_docName=12_04_17_DC_MRT_EN.html&javax.portlet.prp_50d2c0342160d247234f263550cb5321_viewID=content&javax.portlet.prp_50d2c0342160d247234f263550cb5321_folderPath=%2Fcorporate_info%2Fjobs%2F&beanID=802753927&viewID=content&javax.portlet.begCacheTok=com.vignette.cachetoken&javax.portlet.endCacheTok=com.vignette.cachetoken
News Director opening at Telemundo Washington, D.C. Responsible for managing all elements of local evening Spanish-language newscast. This position manages and supervises reporters, writers and the production personnel assigned to the newscast. The News Director/Producer receives all incoming press releases and inquiries, decides which stories to cover, and decides the order of stories as well as the amount of time allotted for each segment. The News Director/Producer oversees the scheduling of part-time and full-time personnel assigned to the newscast. The News Director/Producer is responsible for delegating coverage assignments, for maintaining a well-organized system of records and tape broadcast archives and for supervising all news interns. http://www.zgsgroup.com/employment.htm
The Record – Various jobs
The Record (Bergen County, NJ) has nine job openings that it currently is filling – seven are for reporters, one is for a photographer, and one is for an assignment editor.
If interested, send a cover letter, resume, and your five best clips/work samples or photographs to Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor, The Record, PO Box 471, 1 Garret Mountain Plaza, Woodland Park, NJ 07424.
The openings are:
Specialty Writer (Statehouse Reporter) – (One opening) – The Trenton Bureau has an opening for a full time Specialty Writer to cover a broad range of state issues and the people who run state government. The bureau covers important breaking news and breaks news of its own, but puts a heavy emphasis on enterprise – telling readers not only what is happening in the State House but why it’s happening and what it means to them here in North Jersey. At least five years of daily reporting experience is required. Prior experience covering state and county governments are pluses.
Business Reporter II – (One opening) – The Record’s Business Department is seeking a Reporter II to cover breaking news and trends, and write enterprise on a wide variety of business topics. The candidate should be a self-starter who is current on trends and issues that affect business, with a firm grasp of business fundamentals and a strong interest in developing his or her expertise. The candidate will be expected to produce hard-hitting enterprise for the Sunday business section and A-1. A minimum of three years of daily business writing experience, or its equivalent, is required. We highly value candidates who can develop their own stories and who can explain complex topics with clear, concise, and compelling writing.
Features Reporter II – (One opening) – The Features Department has an opening for a full-time Reporter II covering entertainment. We’re looking for a self-starter who can report and write engaging stories that explore a variety of entertainment topics, propose and execute in-depth enterprise ideas, spot significant entertainment trends at an early stage and move quickly and surely to contribute developing stories to the Web. The successful candidate must have at least three years of daily reporting experience, or its equivalent, and demonstrate both broad and in-depth knowledge and expertise regarding entertainment. In addition, the candidate must have in-depth experience in social media – blogs, Twitter, apps, and she/he must work with the Features’ department senior management in formulating strategies to capture readers and have the ability to carry out that strategy. The ideal candidate should also have knowledge of the arts, pop and culture scene in New Jersey, notably Northern New Jersey, as well as critical writing expertise.
Municipal Reporter II – (Two openings) – The Record has an immediate opening for a full-time rewrite Reporter II. We’re looking for a skilled writer who can respond immediately when a big story breaks – fulfilling all manner of roles that include taking feeds from reporters in the field to weave into a definitive account or contributing to that coverage through interviews, research and contacts. We need someone who is adept at handling an array of overnight assignments, both big and small, sometimes juggling several at once. A sense of urgency, speed, strong news judgment and a truly collaborative nature are key. So, too, is the ability to stay on top of news in both North Jersey and New Jersey so that he or she can jump into a developing story without missing a beat. And for those times when news isn’t hopping, we want someone who can find strong enterprise story ideas and execute them with flair and depth. The job involves afternoon and night hours. A minimum of three years daily reporting experience, or equivalent, is required.
Rewriter (Reporter II) – (One opening) – The Record has an immediate opening for a full-time rewrite Reporter II. We’re looking for a skilled writer who can respond immediately when a big story breaks – fulfilling all manner of roles that include taking feeds from reporters in the field to weave into a definitive account or contributing to that coverage through interviews, research and contacts. We need someone who is adept at handling an array of overnight assignments, both big and small, sometimes juggling several at once. A sense of urgency, speed, strong news judgment and a truly collaborative nature are key. So, too, is the ability to stay on top of news in both North Jersey and New Jersey so that he or she can jump into a developing story without missing a beat. And for those times when news isn’t hopping, we want someone who can find strong enterprise story ideas and execute them with flair and depth. The job involves afternoon and night hours. A minimum of three years daily reporting experience, or equivalent, is required.
Municipal Reporter I – (One opening) – The Record has an opening for a Reporter I covering municipalities. Duties include covering assigned beats, regular municipal and school board meetings, and ongoing news issues, such as downtown development or municipal programs. Will also develop and write feature stories. Must perform routine editorial tasks and share office duties. Good oral and written communication skills, PC familiarity, and the ability to deal with others are necessary. Must have transportation availability to cover assignments and be accessible for assignments during and outside regular office hours. The successful candidate must have at least two years of daily newspaper reporting experience, or equivalent.
Assignment Editor – (One opening) –The Record has an opening for an assignment editor. We’re looking for candidates with strong news judgment, top-flight language skills, and a true appreciation for the reporting/editing partnership. We want an editor with a sense of urgency in covering all manner of developing news — the ability to move quickly and surely as events unfold, to make clear assignments and to offer inspired guidance not only in gathering the news but in editing stories effectively on deadline. Front-end editing is essential. We want an editor who can help define and focus beats, spot regional trends, run with stories beyond the initial hits and encourage hard-hitting enterprise off the news. We want someone who can help his or her staff meet uniformly high standards without sacrificing individuality. Position requires five to seven years of experience, or its equivalent, in editing and/or reporting daily and enterprise news stories; A demonstrated capacity for recognizing what makes a story and when an event is newsworthy; Expertise, however gained, in the beats for which the editor is responsible; A working knowledge of good photography, graphics, and page design; A bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent. We want someone who gets really excited by a great story.
Photojournalist – (One opening) – The Record has an immediate opening for a full-time photojournalist. He/she will be a visual journalist of the highest ethical standards capable of executing and delivering images on deadline for news, features, business and sports. Requirements include: Demonstrative photojournalistic skills and solid portfolio; Solid press caption writing skills; Expertise in photo-related apps such as Photoshop, Photo Mechanic; Strong computer skills in both PC and MAC environments; Working under intense deadline pressure; Excellent communication skills. A College journalism degree or equivalent demonstrative knowledge plus three years on the job experience, staff or freelance, for a daily newspaper or news picture agency is required. Being bilingual is a plus.
Some background about our newspaper:
The Record, with a circulation of about 150,000 daily and 175,000 Sunday, is family-owned and located in North Jersey. It has won the “General Excellence Award” as New Jersey’s best large daily newspaper (for circulation more than 60,000) in six of the past nine years. The newspaper is located within 30 minutes of Times Square in Manhattan and is a short drive from the Shore and the mountains. Our company also owns the Herald News, a small daily, and about 60 weekly newspapers and magazines.