Job Seeker Registration Opens for 2017 Washington Journalism Job Fair

Job seekers can now Register to attend the 2017 D.C. Journalism Job Fair at the early bird rate of $10, a special rate that is being offered until Friday, March 3. http://bit.ly/2kxex4D

The Job Fair is happening Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00am – 2:00pm Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies.

The regular registration rate of $15 will be offered until Friday, March 17. We will accept walk-ins for $20 the day of the fair.

Come meet recruiters from top news organizations at the largest annual journalism job fair in D.C. This event offers candidates of all experience levels the chance to connect with radio, TV and digital news outlets that are looking for new talent.

Among the confirmed recruiters are NBC, CNN, Voice of America, Politico, NPR and more.

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NAHJ DC hosts membership drive meeting at NPR

NAHJ DC hosted its membership drive meeting at NPR’s headquarters in Washington on Jan 25 from 6:30-8:30pm. The meeting included a tour of the NPR offices followed by a discussion with Rolando Arrieta, production and operations manager of NPR News, Adrian Florido, reporter for NPR’s Code Switch team and Dustin DeSoto, NPR weekend producer.

NPR senior recruiter for news and content, Victoria Visgilio, shared information about opportunities at the organization and also offered career tips.

The event was part of NAHJ‘s membership drive campaign #MoreLatinosinNews. Regular NAHJ membership is only $35. Learn more here: http://www.nahj.org/membership-rates NAHJ President Brandon Benavides sent a video message to encourage attendees to join and renew their membership.

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NAHJDC announces Membership Drive Meeting at NPR on Jan. 25

Join us for our first event of 2017! NAHJ DC invites you to attend our membership drive meeting at the headquarters of NPR in Washington on Jan. 25 at 6:30pm. The event will begin with a tour of the offices followed by a discussion with Rolando Arrieta, production and operations manager of NPR News and Adrian Florido, reporter for NPR’s Code Switch team.
An NPR recruiter will talk about opportunities at the media organization and share career tips. Please arrive by 6:15pm with a photo ID.
RSVP by Tuesday, January 24 by emailing nahjdc@gmail.com Space is limited.
The event is part of NAHJ’s membership drive campaign #MoreLatinosinNews. Regular NAHJ membership is only $35. Learn more here: http://www.nahj.org/membership-rates/
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NAHJDC and WABJ host Holiday Party

NAHJ DC and the Washington Association of Black Journalists closed 2016 together in a festive holiday party at Public Bar in Dupont Circle on Wednesday Dec. 14. They continued the collaboration and spirit of comradery from the first joint NABJ-NAHJ Convention and Career Fair. Members of both groups celebrated the end of the year and welcomed a new year with treats, sweets, and networking.

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Help make our annual job fair a success

NAHJ DC is once again partnering with other journalism organizations and Georgetown University’s Master in Journalism program to hold the next Washington D.C. Journalism Job Fair. The fair is scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2017 and will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Each year we count on our members to help make this annual event a success. Now in its fourth year, this job fair has given hundreds of people, including our members, the chance to make important connections and secure jobs at the best companies in the D.C. area. We hope you can ask your company to consider recruiting at the fair. We’re offering them an early-bird registration rate of $100 until Friday, February 24.

Email nahjdc@gmail.com for a letter you can personalize and share with your hiring manager or human resources representative. It includes the registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-washington-dc-journalism-job-fair-tickets-30210030013?aff=es2

For any questions, please email Azhar AlFadl Miranda, Chair of the D.C. Journalism Job Fair, at dcjournojobfair@gmail.com

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NAHJ DC hosts post-election mixer at El Tamarindo

NAHJ DC members gathered at El Tamarindo restaurant on Tuesday, Nov. 15 for a post-election mixer. Surrounded by colorful paintings of iconic Latino artists, members enjoyed pupusas and happy hour drinks. The event also served as a fundraiser for the Charlie Ericksen Internship supplement fund. The supplement helps the chapter financially support Latino students who are interning at DC-area media outlets.

 

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Save the date: The D.C. Journalism Job Fair will be held on Sat, March 25, 2017

We are excited to share that the fourth annual Washington D.C. Journalism Job Fair will be held on Saturday, March 25 from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies campus, located at 640 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, D.C.

Last year, more than 20 companies recruited and hired job seekers at this fair. Participating companies included The Washington Post, Politico, Telemundo and NBC4.

The job fair is hosted by the Georgetown University Master of Professional Studies in Journalism program in partnership with the D.C. chapters of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the Asian American Journalism Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Journalists Association, the Washington Association of Black Journalists, and the Journalism and Women Symposium.

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