APPLY NOW for Tuscaloosa News 2018 Summer & Fall Internships

JCM382 Internship
at The Tuscaloosa News 

Application Checklist

Below is a checklist of items students must submit in order to apply for a Journalism & Creative Media Department coordinated internship at The Tuscaloosa News. Students must have a 2.5 grade point average overall, have completed JN 311 (JCM303) News Writing and Reporting with a qualifying grade and have completed 45 hours of college work before taking this course. A student should be a major or minor in the Department of Journalism & Creative Media. Continue reading APPLY NOW for Tuscaloosa News 2018 Summer & Fall Internships

Selma Times-Journal seeks reporter

The Selma Times-Journal has an immediate opening for a general assignment reporter to help cover historic Selma, Alabama and the region known as the Black Belt of Alabama.

This position will focus on news writing and photography but will also include some sports and feature writing. Reporters, in addition to excelling in writing, will also be asked to take photographs and participate in design of our six-day morning daily newspaper. Photographers with interest in writing are encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates should possess strong organizational and editing skills and be familiar with newspaper design programs, including Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and be fluent in AP style.

The Times Journal is just one of the products produced by Selma Newspapers, Inc. SNI is also focused on developing specialty niche products, such as our community lifestyle magazine, Selma The Magazine, and our digital products.

The newspaper is consistently ranked among the best community daily newspapers in Alabama in the Alabama Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest.

Our company offers more than competitive salary and benefit packages, as we are an affiliate of Boone Newspapers, Inc., a community focused multi-media company headquartered in Tuscaloosa, Alabama that prides itself on producing quality products and quality people. Those who apply themselves, are productive and are willing to learn and pay their dues will be offered increased opportunities.

Those interested should send a non-returnable resume, with clips of stories and other work examples to Selma Times-Journal editor Justin Averette at justin.averette@selmatimesjournal.com.

 

Mississippi weekly seeks news/sports editor

The Star-Herald, a 4,200 paid circulation weekly in Kosciusko, MS, has an immediate opening for a news and sports editor. We’re seeking a motivated, hard-working individual eager to take on all aspects of community and sports journalism. The Star-Herald, part of a family-owned newspaper group, has a reputation for fair and thorough community news reporting and very strong sports coverage.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with reporting experience in one or both areas, as well as familiarity with photography, page layout/design and the web. Great opportunity for early career journalist seeking a fast-paced challenge.

Compensation $25,000 to $28,000 based upon experience, plus benefits. If interested, submit a letter expressing interest along with a resume, writing samples and references to klfiopix@gmail.com. No phone calls.

 

News/sports reporter needed at Mississippi weekly newspaper

Montgomery Publishing, publishers of The Winona Times and The Conservative newspapers, is now accepting resumes for a news/sports reporter to cover general news in Montgomery and Carroll counties and sports news from the five local high schools.

A candidate should have news writing experience or solid knowledge of news writing style and approach.  The ideal candidate will have some experience in photography, some knowledge of layout and design, a background of covering local government and events, and a strong desire to challenge themselves to grow and learn in this role.

The Winona Times and The Conservative newspapers, serving Montgomery and Carroll counties, have a combined circulation of 4,200 and publish every Thursday.

The company offers a competitive salary (based on experience), 401(k), and health and life insurance.

To submit a resume and clips, email Amanda Sexton Ferguson at publisher@winonatimes.com.

Alabama newspaper seeks staff writer

The Southeast Sun is looking for a staff writer.

Applicants must possess good writing, photography and time management skills. Knowledge of the AP Stylebook is a must. Social media and video editing skills a plus.

Competitive salary plus benefits. Send applications with cover letter, resume and references to publisher@southeastsun.com

Caroline Quattlebaum, Co-publisher
The Southeast Sun/Daleville Sun-Courier
334-393-2969 phone
334-393-2987 fax
publisher@southeastsun.com

 

HealthSouth in Birmingham seeks coordinator for social media, website, etc.

Recruitment Marketing Coordinator position available at HealthSouth home office in Birmingham.

The Recruitment Marketing Coordinator will support recruitment marketing efforts including social media, employee referral program and company website. This position will create and execute a communication strategy for leads within our contact management system including the development of recruitment email templates and newsletters. In addition, this position will serve as the point of contact for candidates on the company website, manage our internal SharePoint site and assist with corporate internship program. This role will also provide ongoing support to the Associate Director of Recruitment Marketing & Operations as well as Recruitment Marketing Consultant.

Education, Training and Years of Experience:
– Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field required
– One year experience in a Human Resources environment preferred.

Contact:

Ryan Kirkland | Human Resources Specialist
Ryan.Kirkland@healthsouth.com

P : 205-970-5886

HealthSouth Corporate Human Resources
3660 Grandview Parkway, Suite 200

Birmingham, AL  35243
www.healthsouth.jobs

UA Student Life Division seeks Graphic Design Intern

OVERVIEW
The Division of Student Life consists of 24 non-academic areas of campus life. Some of these departments include Dean of Students, University Recreation, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Center for Service and Leadership, and Student Health Center and Pharmacy. The External Relations department works with these areas to produce marketing and communication pieces, while utilizing the UA brand standards. External Relations also works together to produce designs for the division as a whole through social media, Capstone magazine, and other events on campus.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Current, full-time junior or senior UA student with major or minor in communications
and/or graphic design
• Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop)
• Knowledge of social media channels
• Creative thinker
• Excellent communication skills
• Organized, dependable, and detail oriented
• Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified time frames

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Photography experience
• Video experience
• Accessibility knowledge
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist in creating promotional material (digital and print)
• Developing social media images
• Proof and edit materials
• Maintain University branding standards

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should email cover letter, resume, and work samples to Christy Moody at
christy.moody@ua.edu. The deadline to apply is Sept. 6, 2017.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This internship is for the fall semester and can be used as an internship opportunity for credit. It will be compensated at $8.00/hour. Hours are flexible and can be arranged according to a student’s academic/work schedule, however, the student cannot work more than 20 hours per week.

For more information, contact Christy Moody at christy.moody@ua.edu

UA Alumni Association seeks assistant editor/communications specialist

The position is communications specialist in Alumni Affairs, but basically serves as assistant editor of Alabama Alumni Magazine and works directly with Lydia Avant. The person will also be in charge of the NAA annual report publication and will maintain all social media accounts for the NAA. We are looking for a very skilled editor, a strong writer, someone who has experience in inDesign and someone who is not afraid to come up with a good story idea and run with it.

Here is the link: http://staffjobs.ua.edu/?job=503503

Shelby County (Ala.) newspaper/magazine group has two reporter openings

Shelby County Newspapers, Inc., a media company that publishes award-winning newspapers, magazines and websites in Alabama’s most prosperous and fastest-growing county, is seeking two general assignment reporters.

This position includes general assignment reporting, feature writing and some photography. Quality of life here is as good as it gets and opportunity for advancement—with our company and others— is nearly limitless.

This full-time opportunity offers competitive salary and benefits. Compensation plan includes base weekly salary, health/dental insurance, 401(k), paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays and paid sick leave.

Our products include:

  • The Shelby County Reporter, a weekly newspaper with a daily online focus. The Reporter has won the Alabama Press Association’s top editorial award in its category for the last 10 years.
  • The Alabaster Reporter, Pelham Reporter, Helena Reporter and 280 Reporter, weekly newspapers with a daily online focus.
  • Shelby Living and Hoover’s Magazine, award-winning, monthly lifestyle magazines.

Qualifications:

  • Solid writing, researching and interviewing skills
  • Fluency in AP style and strict adherence to grammar rules
  • Valid driver’s license, car insurance, and a vehicle
  • Impeccable time management and organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field preferred
  • Competency in photography and social media preferred

To apply: Email résumé and writing samples to Managing Editor Neal Wagner at Neal.wagner@shelbycountyreporter.com.