As part of its USC Annenberg Leadership Initiative, the Annenberg School of Journalism is seeking media professionals with a diverse background and expertise for a yearlong fellowship. Fellows will have the opportunity to explore their journalism passions while building newsroom management skills.
Included in the USC Annenberg Leadership Initiative is an executive editor fellow position who will manage the day-to-day editorial operations of the USC Annenberg Media portfolio– TV, radio, and all digital operations. This is a fixed-term, 12-month appointment working in Annenberg’s state-of-the-art Julie Chen-Leslie Moonves and CBS Media Center, where students produce content across all platforms.
The ideal candidate is a journalist who seeks a leadership opportunity, working closely with faculty and students to manage a complex media operation, develop new storytelling tools, leverage existing and emerging technologies and pioneer new ways to find and reach audiences. You will gain a strong foundation in managing a digital newsroom, and further develop your own unique voice as a journalist.
If selected, you will:
• Oversee day-to-day operations of an entire student newsroom, including direct reports
• Guide the production of high-impact journalism across all mediums
• Set daily, weekly, and monthly content budgets
• Organize a comprehensive daily news budget
• Identify industry trends and innovations that will benefit Annenberg Media
• Coordinate coverage of large-scale events, projects, and productions
• Work alongside our professional practice faculty of highly experienced, award-winning journalists
• Have the opportunity to audit Annenberg classes and publish your own work
This is a one-year, grant-funded position that pays $70,000.
• Past leadership experience, ideally at a digital publication
• Strong understanding of social media and content creation using multiple formats and on various platforms
• Background in dynamic, visual storytelling
• Ability to track trending stories and develop original content around them
• Passion to lead a newsroom by example
• Early career-professional, 5-10 years of journalism experience
Please provide a cover letter along with your resume submission.Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Email
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree
Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 2 years
Minimum Field Of Expertise:
Directly related professional experience in program specialization, e.g. counseling or teaching.
REQ20041394 Posted Date: 03/17/2017 Apply Share this Job
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