Arts and Health in Northern Ireland Information Session

Published: November 16th, 2015

Study Abroad Information Session

 Arts and Health in Northern Ireland: Summer A

Tuesday, November 17 from 4 – 5 pm

2nd floor conference room of the McGuire Pavilion, School of Theatre and Dance,

corner of Museum Road and McCarty Drive (by the bus stop, East of the Reitz)


Category: Uncategorized

International Education Week at CJC

Published: November 16th, 2015

International Week

Category: General news

Uf | Elite Daily Campus Ambassador Program Meeting

Published: November 12th, 2015

Interested in contributing to the #14 online news entity in the world?

How about having your work be seen by an audience of over 70 million monthly readers?

If you said ‘yes’ to either of those, make sure to come to UF | Elite Daily‘s first mandatory meeting this upcoming Wednesday, Nov. 18th at 6PM in Weimer 2066. There will be FREE PIZZA!

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and hard working individuals who want to work as ED Campus Ambassadors/Contributing Writers–journalism background is preferred but not required (if you have a creative and diverse mind, we want you!)! We are also still on the lookout for talented students to fill positions of External VPEditor, and Chairman of Communications, which will be further discussed at our meeting!

UF is among 5 other schools chosen to take part in the one-of-a-kind program, so take advantage of it! It is an incredible opportunity to have work published and promoted full-force by a news organization with as much voice as Elite Daily.

We are looking for people from all departments who have a passion for writing and a creative, out-of-the-box mind! It’s a great opportunity to have your work published and seen by millions of eyes!



Category: Uncategorized

Summer 2016 Ethics Fellowship in Journalism

Published: November 12th, 2015


Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE)Summer Ethics Fellowship in Journalism

Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) is now accepting applications for its 2016 journalism program. FASPE Journalism uses the conduct of reporters and other media professionals during the Holocaust and in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive course of study on contemporary journalism ethics. FASPE is predicated upon the power of place. Fellows visit Auschwitz and other sites in Germany and Poland where they consider how to apply the lessons of history to the ethical challenges of journalism today.

 FASPE Journalism is open to graduate students going into journalism, as well as working journalists early in their careers. Ten to 15 Fellows will be chosen for the 2016 program, which will run from Friday, May 20 through Thursday, June 2. All program costs, including travel to Europe from New York and back, European travel, lodging, and food are covered. FASPE Journalism is part of a program offering fellowships in several professional fields. Journalism Fellows travel and share some seminars with Business and Law Fellows.

FASPE programs are non-denominational. Candidates of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Completed applications are due by January 5, 2016. To apply or to learn more about FASPE, please visit: For a flyer on FASPE Journalism, follow this link.

If you have any questions, please contact Thorin R. Tritter, Managing Director of FASPE, at


iHeart Media Opportunity For Upcoming Graduates

Published: November 9th, 2015


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TITLE:          Account Executive

DEPARTMENT:      Sales


Amazing people/sales professionals wanted. Unlimited potential for “sky’s the limit” success

Chance to join the best in the business

Builds and maintains effective long-term business relationships with key decision makers and influencers at assigned and developed customer accounts. Creates demand for products and services by underscoring company’s compelling marketing solutions with clients. Works with both agency and direct accounts. Achieves revenue targets by increasing revenue spend per account and managing prospects. Has deep understanding of business, financials, products/services, the market and the needs/challenges of assigned accounts. Develops new business and client generation through cold calls. Negotiates rates through pricing system information and provides proposal. Works with Production to create Traffic schedules determining ad content and making creative changes. Collects payments and controls receivables.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Prior Sales experience.

EDUCATION REQUIRED: College Degree preferred.

SKILLS REQUIRED: Successful history of media or other outside sales performance, computer literacy, and professional presentation abilities.


RESUME TO: No phone calls please

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Please note that these positions become available intermittently throughout the year. Qualified candidates will be notified the next time one of these positions becomes available.


Category: Jobs

Frank 2016 Seeks Student Ambassadors!

Published: November 5th, 2015


Society of Professional Journalist Host Investigative Reporter, Chris Davis!

Published: November 5th, 2015

Chris Davis, an investigative reporter for the Tampa Bay Times, will be spending time with SPJ on November 18th, at 6 pm, in the Aha! Lab. Davis has been an editor on Pulitzer stories, and is teaching a class on investigative reporting (JOU4930-08CH) in spring 2016 with Michael LaForgia, a Pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter. 

Even if you don’t want to go into intvestigative work, the techniques and skills Davis can share can be incredibly helpful in any media job. Come ready with questions!

 There will also be pizza! Come for that too.


Hearst Journalism Fellowships

Published: November 4th, 2015

H E A R S T journalism fellowships

The premier two‐year newspaper fellowship program in the country is better than ever.

We currently are accepting applications for the next class of Fellows, who will begin in September 2016.

The program is expanded, with more opportunities for qualified journalists, including digital media producers. The application process is streamlined and completely electronic.

The deadline to apply is Monday, January 11, 2016. Finalists will participate in an expenses‐paid, two‐day judging process in Houston in April.

The goal of the Hearst Journalism Fellowships is to recruit, train and retain the next generation of journalists – topnotch multimedia professionals from a diverse pool of talented reporters, digital producers, copy editors, photographers, designers and graphic artists.

Fellows are full‐fledged journalists expected to make significant, valuable contributions in a variety of roles and platforms. They must be versatile and have a broad range of skills.

Those selected for the program will work one‐year rotations at two sites, assigned from among the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express‐News, Albany Times Union and Connecticut Media Group.

Fellows receive competitive salary and benefits, including health insurance and moving expenses.

Apply at For updates, follow us on Twitter @HearstFellows.


Category: Internships, Jobs

NPPA Photo Club Meeting

Published: November 2nd, 2015

Students interested in photography! Please plan to attend our NPPA/photo club meeting Tuesday, Nov. 3 (tomorrow), at 5 p.m. in Room 3032.

BILL FRAKES, former staff photographer at Sports Illustrated magazine, will be our guest speaker and we’ll have FREE PIZZA. Bill will show some inspiring work, and if all goes well, offer an open critique of student photographs. Email me two files if interested in participating. We’ll also review the current Hearst Photo entries for Round One. See you there.

The meeting is open to all students, not just members of the National Press Photographers Association.

John Freeman –
Associate Professor of Journalism
3070 Weimer Hall – P.O. Box 118400
University of Florida
Gainesville FL 32611

Berlin summer study-abroad information:

Communications Internship with US Olympic Hall of Fame Gymnast!

Published: October 30th, 2015

Shannon Miller remains the Most Decorated Gymnast in American History. She is the only American to rank among the Top 10 All-Time gymnasts and is the only female athlete to be inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame – twice!

She launched her company Shannon Miller Lifestyle: Health and Fitness for Women in 2010, and is now a highly sought-after motivational speaker and advocate for the health and wellness of women and children. Shannon remains involved with the Olympic movement and the sport of gymnastics as a commentator and analyst.

The Shannon Miller Lifestyle: Health and Fitness for Women organization now seeks a Communications Intern. Please review the responsibilities below, as well as the attached fact sheet.

Intern Responsibilities

• Invite your Friends to our Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter/ Instagram
• Pitch new ideas, articles, & out of the box ways to increase our social media presence
• Get products to review and/ or field product review requests
• Field guest post requests
• Mail Pedometers, Fan Mail, or Donation requests
• Attend Health Fairs or Table Events (You’ll know ahead of time) to extend brand reach in the local community
• Have the chance to pitch a single “Intern Project” of your choice if you wish
• Pitch Shannon to various national TV Shows when applicable
• Find Brands to partner on giveaways with… can be combined with product reviews
• Attend and assist with all video shoots and still photography shoots
• Maintain, coordinate, and promote monthly giveaways
• Write and interview sources for weekly articles on the topics of pregnancy/ motherhood, health and wellness, nutrition, or fitness
• Assist with web and social graphics: Photoshop and Canvas

To Apply:

Send an email with your resume directly to Lauren Fox, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, at

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Category: Internships