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.
The ideal candidate is an early-career journalist who will work 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 — especially those with limited access to news that affects their daily lives.
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. Fellows will teach students to apply solid reporting and storytelling techniques in the creation of content for http://www.uscannenbergmedia.com/ using cutting-edge digital tools, including digital videos, podcasts, live newscasts, newsmagazine shows, multimedia projects, data visualizations and native social media stories.
You will draw on your diverse background and experience to focus on how different communities find and consume news. You will also be charged with developing creative ways to engage new audiences.
If selected, you will:
• Guide the production of high-impact journalism
• Work alongside our professional practice faculty of highly experienced, award-winning journalists
• Have the opportunity to audit Annenberg classes and publish your own work
The program is designed to provide you with experience in a highly visible, nationally recognized digital media organization in order to provide the profession with journalistically and technologically skilled leaders with more diverse backgrounds and experience. You will gain a strong foundation in managing a digital newsroom, and further develop your own unique voice as a journalist.
This is a one-year, grant-funded position that pays $70,000.
• Early career-professional, 5-10 years of journalism experience
• Excellent writing, researching and reporting skills
• Demonstrated interest in emerging platforms
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.
REQ20041676 Posted Date: 03/17/2017 Apply Share this Job
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