School Administrator magazine Senior Editorial Assistant

School Administrator, an ambitious monthly magazine that covers K-12 education subjects for school leaders nationwide, seeks a full-time senior editorial assistant for its small editorial team.

We seek someone who can work independently in a fast-paced environment and can meet concurrent deadlines to support the magazine’s print and electronic editions, handling a wide range of assignments that include editing and proofreading, fact-checking, interviewing, compiling information and rewriting, photo research and fulfilling requests for article reprints and back issues as well as coding and posting our digital edition to the web. We seek candidates with at least two years of publication-related work experiences. Starting salary: high $40s to low $50s.

School Administrator is published by a leading education association — AASA, The School Superintendents Association (www.aasa.org). Send cover letter and resume to HR@aasa.org. Deadline: Jan. 29, 2017.

Questions and requests for the full job description can be sent to: jgoldman@aasa.org

Northport Gazette offers paid summer reporting internship

The Northport Gazette, a weekly community newspaper in downtown Northpor, is hiring an intern for a 10-week period this summer. The internship will be paid. Junior or senior with reporting experience preferred. Duties will include covering local sports, school news and some feature writing.

To apply, send a resume and few clips to Hailey Grace Allen at allen.hgrace@gmail.com with the subject “Editorial Intern.”

Pittsburgh Trib seeks paid summer interns

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is accepting applications for paid internships during summer 2014 in Pittsburgh and at affiliated papers.

Internships are for 13 weeks and pay $375 a week. This is a working internship, and you’ll be treated like a full-time staffer. A car and valid driver’s license are required. Most internships are based at the newsroom on Pittsburgh’s North Shore, between PNC Park and Heinz Field. A few are with the Tribune-Review in Greensburg and the Valley News Dispatch in Tarentum.

We are accepting applications for internships in news reporting, sports reporting, photography, copy editing and multimedia.

The Pittsburgh Trib is the flagship paper for a group of seven dailies and more than 20 weeklies in Western Pennsylvania. It is based in one of the few American cities with competing, independently owned daily newspapers. The Trib’s circulation is 215,000 and growing.

Applicants for the metro spots should have completed at least their junior year. A previous internship or experience on a college news operation is a plus.

To apply, mail a cover letter, resume and work samples to Mark Gruetze, Administrative Editor, 503 Martindale St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Postmark deadline is Dec. 31.

WRITERS: Include six to eight clips that show a variety of work. Archive printouts are accepted as long as they are true to the original.

PHOTOGRAPHERS: Include a DVD with 10 individual photos plus a photo story and one or two multimedia projects.

COPY EDITORS: Include up to 10 samples of headlines and page layouts. If possible, include before and after samples of stories you edited.

MULTIMEDIA: Include a DVD with up to four productions.

For more information, contact Gruetze at mgruetze@tribweb.com or 412-320-7838.

Don’t miss Leonard Pitts Jr. on October 8

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Leonard Pitts Jr., Miami Herald columnist and 2004 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Commentary, will deliver a lecture, “If This is America …”  at The University of Alabama.

Pitts will speak October 8, at noon, in Little Hall, Room 223. Admission is free and open to the public.

For more on Pitts’ appearance, visit UA News.

Alabama Baby & Child magazine seeks part-time editorial assistant

Alabama Baby & Child magazine (www.albabymag.com), a glossy, newsstand publication offers an unpaid, part-time editorial internship each semester, offering college students the opportunity to build resumes and portfolios as they research and write  departments, develop online content, edit and fact-check calendar submission and promote editorial through social media postings.

Applicants must be available a minimum of 15 hours per week. Prior journalism experience and knowledge of AP Style is expected.

Send cover letter, resume, and editorial clips to editor [at] albabymag [dot] com.

Summer editorial internship at the Birmingham News

The Birmingham News is hiring summer interns who are looking for a terrific experience in a multimedia newsroom where you’ll be challenged to do great work every day.

Who we are: The Birmingham News is Alabama’s largest newsgathering organization and the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes. We publish an aggressive newspaper and contribute, along with our sister newsrooms in Mobile and Huntsville, to al.com, one of the top news websites in the business.

Who we’re looking for: The best and the brightest in all disciplines of storytelling — journalists who can report for print and online, use social media to get the news out first and help pull together complete packages for our newspaper and our web site.

Who qualifies: Journalism students who plan to continue their education in the fall. Candidates who have had a previous internship are preferred.

The program: 10 fast-paced weeks during which you’ll help us find stories and put them in the paper and online.

What to do: Send us your best work, for print and for online, and tell us why you’re the right person for an internship at The Birmingham News.

Send work to: Chuck Clark, Managing Editor, The Birmingham News, P.O. Box 2553, Birmingham, AL 35202 or at cclark@bhamnews.com.

Shelby County Reporter looking for general assignment reporter

The Shelby County Reporter has an immediate opening for a general assignment reporter to help cover Shelby County, the fastest-growing county in Alabama.

Reporters, in addition to excelling in reporting and writing, will also be asked to take photographs and digital video to accent the stories they cover.

Successful candidates should possess strong organizational and editing skills.

The Shelby County Reporter, a weekly newspaper, is just one of the products produced by Shelby County Newspapers, Inc., a growing multi-media company. SCNI is also focused on developing niche products, such as several magazines, including Shelby Living and Wellness Alabama, and continued development of its web and digital video products.

The company offers more than competitive salary and benefit packages.

Those interested should send non-returnable resume, with clips of stories and other work examples to associate editor Amy Jones at amy.jones@shelbycountyreporter.com.

Intern at Birmingham magazine

Every month Birmingham magazine tells the stories of the people, places and events that make Birmingham unique. Birmingham magazine offers an unpaid, part-time editorial internship each semester, providing college students the opportunity to build resumes and portfolios as they write front-of-book pieces and monthly departments, assist in developing online content and fact-check listings. Hard work and talent are rewarded with great clips; the fall 2009 intern wrote a six-page feature story for the December 2009 issue.

Applicants must be available a minimum of 15 hours per week. Prior journalism experience is expected, whether with college publications or elsewhere. Applicants should also be comfortable with AP Style. Send a cover letter, resume and three to five clips to cwhitley@bhammag.com.

Deadlines
Summer (May-August): April 1
Fall (September-December): July 1
Spring (January-April): Dec. 1