Job opportunities at MECLABS

Published: October 1st, 2014

UnknownMECLABS, located in Jacksonville, Fla., is the world’s largest independent research lab focused exclusively on marketing and sales. The company currently has a few openings:

  • Content Presentation Specialist
  • Content Writer
  • Copy Editor
  • Reporter
  • Video Editing Specialist
  • Video Production Specialist
  • Web Designer

For more information visit: http://www.meclabs.com/careersListing

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Telecommunications Advisory Council visiting Oct. 9 and 10

Published: October 1st, 2014

The Telecommunications Advisory Council will be visiting Oct. 9 and 10. On those days there will be a few events:
  • Take a Member to Lunch (Friday at 12:30 p.m.) — Small groups of students go to lunch with one of the Advisory Council Members
  • Panel Session: “How I Started My Own Media Company.”  (Thursday  at 10:30 a.m. in Weimer 3032) –  Members who have started their own media companies will tell their stories, and inspire you to the entrepreneurial route
  • Panel Session: “Social Media.” (Thursday at 5:10 p.m. in Gannett Auditorium  – In conjunction with TV and American Society) – Members will talk about how social media are used to support and promote the businesses of the electronic media
  • Panel Session: “Sports.” (Friday at 10:00 a.m. in the CMIR News Lab (G037)) –  Members and guests will talk about sports broadcasting with a focus on production and marketing

 

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Values in Action

Published: October 1st, 2014

If the typical workshop scenario isn’t your thing, then this event is for you! Join in on Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the CRC Library. Through interactive games and engaging team building exercises, you’ll discover the importance of strong values, and how they are used in not only your personal life but your professional experience as well. Dress comfortably, bring your ‘A’ game, and get ready for a fun evening with the Altria reps!

Co-sponsored by UF’s chapter of the American Marketing Association.

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Internship Opportunity at WellFlorida

Published: October 1st, 2014

images-1Gain professional experience at WellFlorida Council, a regional nonprofit dedicated to building healthy communities in Florida. WellFlorida is located near the Oaks Mall in Gainesville. Students in Public Relations, Journalism or Marketing are encouraged to apply. This is a part-time position, roughly 12 hours per week, and is available as Federal College Work Study or as an internship.

Job responsibilities typically include:

  • Researching and updating the organization’s media list and marketing database
  • Proofreading newsletters and other materials
  • Writing press releases, articles and media advisories
  • Assisting with content for websites, blogs and social media for nonprofits
  • Researching communications strategies

If interested, please send a resume and email to:  Jill Dygert at jdygert@wellflorida.org

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Real Talk: Professional Communicators Challenges

Published: October 1st, 2014

image001Lisa Malone, APR, the director of public affairs at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center will be visiting Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Weimer 3032 as part of the Real Talk: Professional Communicators Challenges.

Malone has over 25 years of experience in news media, public affairs, television, Web, social media, exhibits and internal communications.

You will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss relevant issues.

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The Carnegie-Knight News21 program accepting applications for 2015 Fellows

Published: October 1st, 2014

imagesThe Carnegie-Knight News21 program is currently accepting applications for 2015 Fellows.

The 2014 project focused on gun rights and regulation in America. Twenty-nine students from 16 universities participated, producing dozens of multimedia stories, videos, databases and photo galleries at http://gunwars.news21.com. Students’ bylines have appeared nearly 140 times in national and regional media outlets, including The Washington Post, USA Today, NBC News, The Oregonian, Yahoo News and The Center for Public Integrity. For 2015, the program will tackle the topic of recreational and medicinal marijuana use around the country.

The nationally acclaimed program, created by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, starts with a spring seminar, taught remotely by former Washington Post editor Leonard Downie, and is followed by an immersive summer fellowship based in Phoenix, during which students travel the country to report and produce their stories.

For more information, visit http://news21.com/jschools/.

To apply submit a letter, resume and clip packet to the journalism office (Weimer 2070) by 10/22 at 5 p.m.

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Fox News recruits on-campus for internships and entry-level jobs

Published: October 1st, 2014

FoxNewsRecruit_Poster_General_UFlorida_1007On Oct. 7, 2014, Fox News is having a general information session for students. There you can learn about live television production, web development and innovation and business strategy at the network. It will be from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in the AHA! Lab.

 

Paid editorial internships at the South Florida Sun Sentinel

Published: September 29th, 2014

UnknownThe South Florida Sun Sentinel is offering seven paid internships for the summer of 2015. This is an intensive 11-week program, from June to mid August, which offers hands-on experience and training in a dynamic newsroom setting.

Interns are paid minimum wage and they get to report and write the news, shoot and edit photo and video and design, for print and digital, and across all platforms. Internships are offered in any of the following news departments: Metro, features, sports, business, design, photo-video and Spanish–language weekly, El Sentinel. And the paper allows for cross-training among departments.

Candidates must have completed basic journalism courses, have some experience working for a campus newspaper or off-campus publication, or have completed another media internship. The paper prefers students with junior or senior standing.

Applications must be submitted online at SunSentinel.com/Internship by Nov. 15.

Inquiries can be sent to Deborah Ramirez, editor and internship coordinator, dramirez@tribune.com

 

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WKMG is hiring a digital/new business sales manager

Published: September 29th, 2014

Unknown-2WKMG in Orlando, Fla., is looking for a digital/new business sales manager who would be responsible for exceeding performance expectations including market share for digital media and local spot TV.

Requirements:

  • Coordinate and monitor digital and business development sales efforts in conjunction with the local, national and general sales managers to achieve budget goals. 
  • Lead local sales team prospecting, selling and closing convergent marketing campaigns to local businesses and advertising agencies.
  • Motivate, coach, develop and train a high performing team of local account executives.

For more information see the Orlando Digital New Business Sales Manager description.

To apply send a resume and cover letter to:

General Sales Manager

WKMG-TV

4466 N. John Young Pkwy.

Orlando, FL 32804

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ESPN spring 2015 internship opportunities

Published: September 29th, 2014

Unknown-1ESPN currently has opportunities available for its 10-week Spring Internship Program.  To apply, visit the links below for the different positions.