Applications now open for SUMMER & FALL 2017 Tuscaloosa News Internships

JN382/JCM382 Internship
Tuscaloosa News Internship 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 Applications now open for SUMMER & FALL 2017 Tuscaloosa News Internships

SPJ celebrates ‘Mark of Excellence’ winners at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 23

The Society of Professional Journalists’ University of Alabama chapter will celebrate UA’s regional ‘Mark of Excellence’ award winners at 6 p.m. Thursday in Phifer 222.

Alabama students, in classes or for The Crimson White and other media, won 15 regional awards in Region 3, which includes student media in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

These six regional winners will compete for national prizes, to be awarded later this summer:

Sports Photography (Large) 10,000+ Students
Winner: On the road again – by Pete Pajor, The University of Alabama

Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper
Winner: The Crimson White – by The Crimson White staff, The University of Alabama

Editorial Writing
Winner: Our View – by The Crimson White Editorial Board, The University of Alabama

Feature Writing (Large) 10,000+ Students
Winner: The person I was born to be – by Francie Johnson and Hannah Widener, The University of Alabama

Online Feature Reporting
Winner: 91 minutes in April – by Staff, Dateline Alabama, The University of Alabama

Online Sports Reporting
Winner: All about the ‘G’ – by Zac Al-Khateeb, The University of Alabama

 

These nine entries were finalists in the regional competition:

Editorial Cartooning
Finalist: Editorial cartoons – by Kevin Pabst, The University of Alabama

Feature Photography (Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist: 24 Hours in Tuscaloosa – by Joseph Bodenbach, The University of Alabama

Photo Illustration (Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist: Revenge – by Pete Pajor and Sloane Arogeti, The University of Alabama

Sports Photography (Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist: Seniors leave Alabama perfect – by Jonathan Norris, The University of Alabama

NEWSPAPERS
Sports Writing (Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist: University restricts club sports uniforms – by Mary-Catherine Hodges and Reed O’Mara, The University of Alabama

Best Use of Multimedia
Finalist: UA professors read their own reviews on ‘Rate My Professor’ – by Holly Jackson, The University of Alabama

Online In-Depth Reporting

Finalist: Oversupply – by Taylor Manning, The University of Alabama

Online News Reporting
Finalist: Sorority Bid Day Includes 190 minority women – by Andy McWhorter, The University of Alabama

Online Sports Reporting
Finalist: Deontay Wilder and Skyy Boxing present: Young Guns – by Joseph Bodenbach, Collin Ciepiela and Kirsten Fiscus, The University of Alabama

Opportunities still remain for Tuscaloosa News Summer and Fall interns. Deadline extended to Wednesday, April 1.

There are still several opportunities for journalism students to apply for internships at The Tuscaloosa News for the summer and fall. The most opportunities are for the summer but some for fall.

If you would like to apply, the deadline has been extended to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1. All applications should be turned in by the end of the day to the Journalism Department office, 490 Reese Phifer Hall.

For Summer 2015 there are still opportunities in editing/layout/design, sports, entertainment reporting and general assignment reporting.

For Fall 2015, there are still opportunities in editing/layout/design, sports, entertainment reporting, general assignment reporting and online content.

Fall positions are limited. Summer applicants have a better chance of being selected.

 

JN 382 Internship
Tuscaloosa News Internship Application Checklist

Below is a checklist of items students must submit in order to apply for a Journalism Department coordinated internship at The Tuscaloosa News. Students must have a 2.5 grade point average overall, have completed JN 311 News Writing and Reporting with a qualifying grade and have completed 45 hours of college work before taking this course. Continue reading Opportunities still remain for Tuscaloosa News Summer and Fall interns. Deadline extended to Wednesday, April 1.

#youngjournojobs Twitter Chat TODAY at 1 p.m. CDT

 Are you working at a college newspaper waiting for an internship opportunity to come up for next summer? Or maybe you recently graduated college and want to actually start using your journalism degree?SPJ is here to help.

 Join @spj_tweets at 2 p.m. ET on Sept. 30 for our college/post graduate #youngjournojobs Twitter chat all about finding jobs, updating resumes, wearing the right clothes to interviews and everything in-between.

 Even better, Kenna Griffin, assistant professor of Mass Communications at Oklahoma City University, who has a really great website for young journalists, will be leading the discussion!

 So come with questions, answers, suggestions, fashion advice, journo job websites or just all of your piled up confusion about how to break into the world of journalism. Doesn’t matter why, just join in and invite your friends.

jumpstart the fun, read about how to brand yourself as a young journalist by Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, andRobin J. Phillips, digital director for the Reynolds Center for Business Journalism and a journalism professor at the Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.

Tuscaloosa Area Internship Forum Tuesday night March 18

Jump-start your resume and portfolio by getting professional experience to put you ahead of the game in the job search. Representatives from area print and broadcast media outlets will be on hand to discuss for-credit internships available to journalism students. Application forms and information will be available.

When:
Tuesday, March 18 at 6 p.m.

Where:
The Tuscaloosa News, 315 28th Ave.
(overlooking The Tuscaloosa Ampitheatre)

What:
Information session and Free Food

Who:
All journalism majors and minors are eligible.

Sponsored by The Department of Journalism and the UA Student Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.