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ICF's Creative Studio

Calling all copywriters, art directors and graphic designers of color! Join ICF's Creative Studio. We are looking for creatives who bring a unique and authentic perspective targeting African Americans to round out our already-robust creative team. Positions can be remote.

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https://www.icf.com/careers/jobs/R2002507

WJLA ABC 7 in the Washington, D.C. market

WJLA ABC 7 in the Washington, D.C. market is looking for an outstanding, creative, inspiring news team leader for our Weekend News Producer opportunity!

In addition to covering the politics of the nation's capital, we need someone who can give voice to the voiceless.

A leader who takes a multiplatform approach to storytelling, working with a news team on how a story plays out on various platforms throughout the day.

In addition to creating newscasts that do not look like what everyone else has.

Someone who creates accurate, ethical, and impactful news content look like what the audience needs, what an audience wants, but that news consumers cannot find anywhere else!

Is this you? If so, apply today:

https://lnkd.in/g6j7eRu

Gannett Corp. and the USA Today Network

Gannett Corp. and the USA Today Network is searching for journalists who use the language of the written word or video or social media to tell their stories.

If you are interested, you can connect with job opportunities by filling out the company's talent profile form.

The completed form will enable the company to quickly share your information, resume and samples of your work with hiring editors across the country. It should take no more than 20 minutes to complete.

Here's the link: https://airtable.com/shrJSSuEJFYJ1Ngvd

WVEC “13News Now,” the ABC affiliate in Norfolk, VA Part-time Production Assistant

WVEC “13News Now,” the ABC affiliate in Norfolk, VA has an exciting opportunity for a Part-time Production Assistant! The Part-time Production Assistant is an entry level position. This position is an important member of the behind-the-scenes studio operations staff and will be responsible for filling roles for live newscasts. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to begin their career in television. If you desire to be a reporter, newscast producer, digital content or marketing producer, broadcast director or videographer, this position is for you.

Responsibilities:

• Prepare studio for newscasts

• Assist with various production elements including floor directing and operation of studio handheld camera

• Various other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Experience working in a live television environment or related coursework ability to multitask and solve problems quickly with minimal assistance. Must be willing to work early morning hours, weekends and holidays. The successful candidate should be highly reliable and have effective communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications or related field preferred

• Multi-media computer experience

• Non-linear editing experience is a bonus

• Excellent organizational skills

• Must be able to climb ladders

• Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

• Flexible availability is essential

• Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Send resume and cover letter to:

Greg Brauer

Production Manager, “13News Now”

gbrauer@13newsnow.com

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com [tegna.com].

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has an opening for a writer-editor. As a writer-editor working within the NIST Office of Safety, Health, and Environment Office, the successful candidate for this position will be part of a diverse community and will be responsible for:

  • writing, editing, and updating technical communication materials (e.g., newsletters, web content, reports, posters, brochures, presentations) collaboratively with subject matter experts (SMEs);
  • creating highly engaging training materials (web-based and instructor led) collaboratively with SMEs using state-of-the-art development resources;
  • identifying, defining, and providing assistance in implementing communications strategies to raise awareness and support the organization’s initiatives and services;
  • contributing to design principles which will make the organization’s website effective, engaging, and user-friendly; and
  • coordinating communication efforts with NIST’s Public Affairs Office.

This is a full-time permanent position at NIST headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD. The application deadline is Aug. 31, 2020.

All applicants MUST apply through usajobs.gov at the link below. U.S. citizenship is required.

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/576290100 [usajobs.gov]

Please carefully follow the application instructions at the link above, including submitting the required writing samples.

To learn more about the broad array of science and research programs at NIST, please visit https://www.nist.gov [nist.gov].

The Department of Commerce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary Range: $86,335 to $133,465

Location: Gaithersburg, Md.

Military Family Advisory Network

Military Family Advisory Network is hiring a graphic designer. If you have a knack for translating written content into compelling graphics, all while maintaining a strong brand and style identity, this nonprofit is interested in talking with you.

Education/Experience

An associate or bachelor’s degree in fine art design, marketing or related discipline is preferred. Four plus years in professional commercial design is a must. Extensive experience with design software and technologies, including/for example Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Quark Xpress, specifically with mockups, web design and multimedia presentation. Experience working with WordPress and MailChimp templates is a plus.

Job Duties

The graphic designer will work within the MFAN brand/style to create visual aspects of communications materials, web pages, social media graphics, and other media, including infographics. They will be able to translate written content into visuals that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but that tell a compelling, creative story.

Candidates will also have the ability to absorb and apply constructive feedback from peers and management, in an effort to improve the final outcome.

Please send resume, hourly wage requirements, and portfolio examples to Dalena McGrew hr@militaryfamilyadvisorynetwork.org

Work is performed under the supervision of the executive director and other MFAN team members, as needed.

The Gannett Newsroom -- Investigative Reporting

Are you interested in investigative reporting? If so, here's the opening for you. The Gannett newsroom in Greenville, South Carolina is searching for a bold, inquisitive reporter to write big stories in a competitive market. If you are willing to question authority, and if you like to dig – whether through probing interviews or carefully targeted FOIA requests – this is the job for you! Join our great team of local journalists: https://usr58.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett/Posting/View/32777

The Greenville News

The Greenville News/greenvilleonline.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is looking for an experienced investigative reporter to help with daily and long-term investigations in our growing and thriving community.

The ideal candidate for this position would be bold, inquisitive and willing to question authority. This reporter would be expected to dig up intriguing stories on their own, as well as work with other reporters on deep-dive investigations that are centered on data and public documents.A reporter who likes to dig – whether through probing interviews or carefully targeted Freedom of Information Act requests – is essential to this role. We want someone who will be able to produce regular small-scale investigative stories as well as larger scale, project-level packages that probe major problems in our community and explore potential solutions.

In the last two years, we’ve written investigative packages about South Carolina’s civil asset forfeiture law that has led to loud calls for reform; the use of force by Greenville County’s Sheriff’s Office; a financial scheme targeting disabled veterans throughout the country; and the activities of local government bodies that violated the law and led to substantive change. But we know there is plenty more work to be done.

Greenville is one of the fastest-growing communities in the Southeast. The metro area of about 1 million people is halfway between Atlanta, Georgia, and Charlotte, North Carolina. We’re less than an hour away from the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and about three hours from the beach.

Responsibilities:

  • Creates storytelling that accurately informs, entertains and engages specific audiences and platforms through the use of metrics.
  • Connects with the community through storytelling and outreach (social media, on camera, forums, community leadership, etc.) Provides thoughtful analysis of complex issues.
  • Works with content strategist to evaluate what's working and what's not and develops ongoing plans to better satisfy audience needs.
  • Collaborates with content team to provide all appropriate elements for stories (i.e. photos, videos and graphics). Captures basic photos and video as needed.
  • Promotes personal brand, the brands of colleagues and the institutional brand.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in communications, journalism or related field preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2-5 years of investigative reporting experience, and at least 3 years of news reporting experience.
  • Work samples that demonstrate storytelling techniques on multiple platforms.
  • Comfortable combing through data, but also finding the real stories that drive narrative.
  • Is familiar with filing Freedom of Information Act requests and analyzing the documents that come back.
  • Loves to talk to people, because people are at the heart of every good investigative story.
  • Is able to write stories with a narrative flair that attracts readers and keeps them engaged.
  • Proven experience producing accurate reports under deadline pressure, in a style that resonates with mobile and social audiences.
  • Effective communicator; able to get along with diverse personalities.
  • Strong news judgement and ability to multitask.
  • Strong command of AP grammar and style.
  • Strong copy-editing skills and the ability to produce content that is clean, accurate and "publication ready."
  • Is passionate and enthusiastic about news and content that will work well with audiences on social platforms.
  • Is comfortable using social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat to enhance reporting and promote stories.
  • Understands reporting ethics and sourcing.
  • Excels in a fast-paced news environment and understands the digital first mission.
  • An understanding of digital metrics and audience engagement.
  • Collaborates well with others and can work with a team on the biggest stories.
  • This role requires a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability insurance required by state law.
  • Employment is contingent on passing a post-offer pre-employment background check and drug screen (for all driving roles only).

We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don’t limit your upload to a resume; show us what you’ve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:

  1. Your resume – one to two pages.
  2. A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.
  3. Links to 3-6 online samples of your work. Show us what you’ve produced or had a hand in that best reflects what you can do in your desired role.

It is important that these items be assembled into a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.

Here's the link to apply: https://usr58.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett/Posting/View/32777?jobPipeline=TheMuse

WKYT-TV

WKYT-TV is accepting applications for news producer in Lexington, Ky., for its award-winning news department. Producers create, lead, and organize content for the highest rated newscasts in the market using strong, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.

Duties include developing and organizing a newscast, responsible for writing, story development and showcasing working closely with news managers and assignment editors in determining content needs enhancing content with graphics, video research, and station branding making time sensitive decisions writing clearly for multiple platforms on tight deadlines, demonstrating creativity and strong editorial judgment while following journalistic ethics and libel laws occasionally editing video for multiple platforms and performing other duties as assigned.

The successful applicant’s background must include a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or related field. He or she must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing.

Candidates should send resumes, DVDs and links of work to: News Director Robert Thomas, WKYT-TV, 2851 Winchester Road, Lexington, Ky., 40509 or email rthomas@wkyt.com

Writer/Position for Nonprofit with International Travel Opportunities

Creative Associates International is seeking a Writer/Editor for its Washington, D.C., office. Founded by four entrepreneurial women 43 years ago, Creative Associates International is a leading global development organization working in 30 countries from Central America to Central Asia to implement projects for the U.S. Agency for International Development, the World Bank, and others. Our programs range from education and economic development to supporting communities as they transition from conflict to peace.

Based in Washington, D.C., Creative’s award-winning Communications team produces a large quality of content in support of these programs. From large multimedia projects and a magazine to timely articles and social media content, we are a busy team of six people.

The ideal candidate would be a university graduate with two to three years of professional experience who wants to combine their communication skills with the opportunity to be part of an organization that contributes to peace, stability, and community-driven development.

The candidate would produce 50-60 written pieces each year for the organization’s magazine, website, and marketing materials. Video script writing and field production skills are necessary for the position. The Writer/Editor would travel about two to three times a year to locations such as Mozambique, Nigeria, and Afghanistan.

To learn more about the organization, https://www.creativeassociatesinternational.com/. For more information about the position, please contact Michael Zamba, senior director of communications, 202-572-1322 or email him at MichaelZ@CreativeDC.com

Columbia University to Offer Graduate Fellowships to HBCU Students

Are you graduating from Scripps this summer? Do you want to go to graduate school? Columbia University, School of Professional Studies, is offering fellowships for HBCU students who demonstrate academic excellence and professional promise. The on-campus, full-time fellowship includes full tuition, on-campus housing, student health insurance, a stipend, career coaching, internship opportunities, socio-cultural activities and access to Columbia University's alumni network.

Fellows can study in one of 15 programs, including: master of science in strategic communications, nonprofit management, sports management and more. The program requires an extensive application process. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and dean's approval to apply. Official transcripts, GREs as applicable, a letter of recommendation from the dean and an interview are part of the process. If you are interested, please talk with Assistant Dean Marisa Porto at mporto@hamptonu.edu about your interest before Sept. 1.