Archives for May 2017

Multimedia Journalist — CBS 46

The MMJ gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms of the future. The incumbent shoots, writes and edits stories. In addition, the MMJ:
• Appears on-air and coordinates live shots.
• Collaborates with assignment desk, producers and managers on story development.
• Writes daily content for the website.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
20% – Coordinates story generation and source development.
20% – Shoots stories.
30% – Writes/edits.
30% – Appears live on-air.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: All must be met to be considered.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications or related field

EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years of experience in multi-markets preferred

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Strong storytelling skills.
Capable of being demonstrative.
Ability to provide active stand-ups and live shots.
Ability to enterprise hard news stories on a daily basis.
Skilled in infusing investigative elements into reports.
Strong writing, editing and shooting skills.
Good news gathering skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Attention to detail.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Strong on-air presence.
Must possess a valid Driver’s license

Paginator/Graphics Professional — Newnan Times Herald

A bright, imaginative and energetic graphics professional can blossom as paginator at The Newnan Times-Herald, an award-winning newspaper in a booming Atlanta suburb that’s crawling with zombies.
The burgeoning local movie business is just part of the fun of working at this dynamic company. The NTH paginator team publishes the newspaper four days a week, a weekly TMC, magazine and respected special sections. This present opportunities for a creative person to spread his or her wings.
Email a resume and clips to walter@newnan.com.

Senior Editor — Atlanta Magazine

Atlanta magazine is looking for an experienced, creative, highly motivated editor to oversee a broad range of duties in the magazine’s custom media division. This editor will plan, assign, write, and edit stories for Georgia Travel Guide, Southbound magazine, and additional titles. He or she will oversee stories, from short front-of-book pieces to 3,000-word features, from conception to proof.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Serving as editor of the Georgia Travel Guide, overseeing editorial content, working directly with members of the state’s tourism office, assigning and editing stories, writing content, and collaborating with the design director on visual presentation of features and departments
– Serving as executive editor of Southbound magazine, Atlanta magazine’s regional travel ancillary, generating compelling ideas for magazine features and departments, writing stories, and assigning and editing content for the print publication and website
– Serving as editor of additional custom or ancillary titles as needed, working with in-house editorial staff, contractors, and clients

Successful candidates will possess:
– Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, or communications
– At least five years of experience writing or editing at a magazine or website
– Strong communications skills
– Strong time-management skills
– Strong interpersonal skills
– Ability to work collaboratively with other editors and art directors
– Familiarity with Southern travel and culture

If you are a qualified candidate and interested in this position, we encourage you to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume and to AMCMHR@atlantamagazine.com.

Weekend Digital Coach — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The News Digital Coach (Weekends) is a digital media professional who is responsible for planning and executing digital distribution for and on weekends, with a goal of increasing traffic to AJC digital properties. He or she will coach the weekend producing and reporting staff, helping to shape news coverage and making decisions across our digital products. The Digital Coach will act as the weekend newsroom leader, guiding news coverage and distribution.

 

Job Description
Digital Coach-Weekends(Job Number: 177036)

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Description

POSITION SUMMARY AND PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The News Digital Coach (Weekends) is a digital media professional who is responsible for planning and executing digital distribution for and on weekends, with a goal of increasing traffic to AJC digital properties. He or she will coach the weekend producing and reporting staff, helping to shape news coverage and making decisions across our digital products.

The Digital Coach will act as the weekend newsroom leader, guiding news coverage and distribution.

During the week, he or she will work with content senior editors and their teams to ensure that they are producing the content needed to drive engagement across our digital products on weekends, and that they are responding to audience metrics and research.

The ideal candidate has great news judgment, newsroom experience, experience working with a content management system, and is both detail-oriented and gets the big picture when there’s a major news event. Candidates should demonstrate strong understanding of audience metrics and engagement tactics.

This role will include work on Saturdays and Sundays, in either a 5- or 4-day week. Schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays and other non-traditional hours based on the news cycle. This role reports to the Senior Editor/Digital and is not a direct manager but indirectly manages the weekend digital team and is a key leader in the broader group.

JOB DUTIES AND JOB TASKS:

Act as supervisor for weekend staff, decision-maker for launching breaking news coverage, and lead point of contact for AJC.
Responsible for planning/programming weekend news coverage and distribution, guiding the weekend reporters and producers on their priorities for stories to produce and distribute across homepages, push notifications, social media, and email newsletters.
Responsible for programming weekend newsletters to subscribers, working with the content teams during the week to ensure premium content is available.
Ensures content is fully optimized for SEO, with the proper tags, and related content and video.
Tracks and analyzes performance metrics, and optimizes content production and distribution accordingly.
Create or edit content for the AJC digital products as needed.
Contributes to efforts to fully understand existing technology products to better facilitate ways to improve the site and its production tools.
Manages weekend on-call schedules.
Collaborates, as needed, with weekend print leaders on content needs for the weekend and Monday print editions.
Assists the Senior Editor/Digital in performance evaluations, scheduling and other leadership tasks.
Assists Senior Editor/Digital in execution of newsroom digital strategy.
Offers any organizational and administrative assistance needed.
Consistently brainstorms, initiates and executes new content ideas to drive traffic.

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum 3 years’ newsroom/assignment desk/web experience-5+ years preferred; leadership (at team level) experience preferred.
Demonstrated leadership ability.
Strong news judgment.
Experience thinking editorially across digital products.
Understanding how content is shared across both established and emerging platforms.
Deep knowledge of audience and demonstrated ability to create content to meet audience needs across platforms.
Strong ability to organize, analyze, interpret and disseminate information.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills.
Aggressive mobile and desktop programming skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Experience delivering content in Web platforms.
Experience in CMS tools.
Working knowledge of SEO.
Strong project management and organizational skills.
Comfortable communicating with individuals at all levels within an organization, including individuals at other properties.
Strong attention to detail and quality.
Thorough knowledge of AP-style writing, grammar, usage, spelling.
Ability to multi-task, adapt and be flexible to newsroom needs.
Experience coaching an editorial team is a plus.

INTERFACE REQUIREMENTS:
Other newsroom journalists, sources, public officials.

About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Organization: Cox Media Group
Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE

Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Weekend –
Travel: No
Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

 

Apply through the Cox Media Group Careers Website (Atlanta). Search for Digital Coach-Weekends(Job Number: 177036)

Communications Intern — Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

Communications Intern -€“ Summer 2017

Atlanta Habitat for Humanity transforms communities by acting as a catalyst for neighborhood revitalization through education, innovative development, partnerships, and long term relationships with families. Atlanta Habitat offers an intern the opportunity to be part of our great mission through assisting the communications team. The Communications Intern will have the opportunity to build a robust portfolio as a creative member of the Atlanta Habitat Communications Team.

 

Internship Requirements
• Currently enrolled undergraduate junior or senior who is majoring in public relations, communications, media studies, journalism, integrated marketing, or a related major. Graduate students studying journalism and marketing may also apply.
• Available to work 15-20 hours per week. Schedule can be flexible, and will require some weekend and evening assignments within those hours.
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Basic news and or feature writing
• Use of AP style
• Ability to meet deadlines with special attention to details
• Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff members, volunteers and community leaders

Internship Information
• Upon completing the agreed upon requirements of the internship, intern will be granted a small stipend.
• Atlanta Habitat will, to the best of its ability, complete university requirements required for the student to receive course credit.
• Internship term of 10 weeks from May-August (flexible).
• Intern will report to the Marketing Communications Director and work closely with the Communications Team.

Internship Assignments/Projects
• Capture story content from house build activities and other neighborhood revitalization projects to produce informative and engaging news features to share on Atlanta Habitat Communications channels (social media, website, newsletters, Email marketing).
• Support production of an organization newsletter (print and E-versions). This work includes research, interviews, writing and some photography.
• Write feature stories for website, social media channels, newsletters and news releases.
• Support coordination of media events.
• Complete other marketing communications tasks as directed.

 

To apply for this internship – please send a resume, cover letter and two writing samples to interns@atlantahabitat.org with “Communications Intern” in the subject line. Please no walk-ins, phone calls or faxes. Deadline for applications is Friday, April 14, 2017. Only candidates meeting all internship requirements will be considered. Atlanta Habitat is located in the Reynoldstown neighborhood in Atlanta, and is near MARTA bus and rail lines.

Atlanta Habitat has an open door policy: all who desire to be a part of this work are welcome regardless of race, color, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, religion, sex, disability, familial status, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, past or present military status, receipt of public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by law including, but not limited to, the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act. This policy applies to all employees, volunteers, financial supporters, and applicants.

Digital Media Intern — Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

Digital Media Intern – Summer 2017

Atlanta Habitat for Humanity transforms communities by acting as a catalyst for neighborhood revitalization through education, innovative development, partnerships, and long term relationships with families. Atlanta Habitat offers an intern the opportunity to be part of our great mission through assisting the communications team.

The Digital Media Intern will have the opportunity to build a robust portfolio as a creative member of the Atlanta Habitat Communications Team. This individual will report to the Marketing Communications Director and will be eligible to receive course credit where applicable and a small stipend.

Internship Requirements
• Currently enrolled undergraduate junior or senior who is majoring in photography, videography, digital media, media studies, integrated marketing or a related major.
• Available to work 15- 20 hours per week. Schedule can be flexible, and will require some weekend and evening assignments within those hours.
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Basic news and or feature writing
• Use of AP style
• Ability to meet deadlines with special attention to details
• Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff members, volunteers and community leaders

Internship Information
• Upon completing the agreed upon requirements of the internship, intern will be granted a small stipend.
• Atlanta Habitat will, to the best of its ability, complete university requirements required for the student to receive course credit.
• Internship term of 10 weeks from May-August (flexible).
• Intern will report to the Marketing Communications Director and work closely with the Communications Team.

Internship Assignments/Projects
• Capture visual content (photography and videography) from house builds, neighborhood revitalization projects and special projects to produce as features to share through Atlanta Habitat Communications channels (social media, website, newsletters, Email marketing) and for marketing purposes.
• Complete other marketing communications tasks as directed that support the organization as well as Atlanta Habitat ReStore.

 

To apply for this internship – please send a resume, cover letter and two writing samples to interns@atlantahabitat.org with “Digital Media Intern” in the subject line. Please no walk-ins, phone calls or faxes. Deadline for applications is Friday, April 14, 2017. Only candidates meeting all internship requirements will be considered. Atlanta Habitat is located in the Reynoldstown neighborhood in Atlanta, and is near MARTA bus and rail lines.

Atlanta Habitat has an open door policy: all who desire to be a part of this work are welcome regardless of race, color, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, religion, sex, disability, familial status, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, past or present military status, receipt of public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by law including, but not limited to, the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act. This policy applies to all employees, volunteers, financial supporters, and applicants.

Marketing Intern — Everywhere Agency

The Marketing Intern will work collaboratively with the Everywhere Agency team. Some of the general tasks he or she will be responsible for include contributing to email marketing activities, database research and data input, content creation and curation, as well as supporting events and meetings of the marketing team. The Marketing Intern will also work toward a final semester project which he or she will present to the team and be able to add to a portfolio.

 

Time Commitment: Maximum of 20 hours per week, minimum of 12 hours per week.

Expected Start Date: May 2017

Duration: 3 months (flexible, with possibility of extension)

Internship Benefits:
Gain invaluable working experience in a fun, exciting, results-driven firm
Opportunity to work in a collaborative environment alongside people who are at the top of their fields
Establish a professional network and make many valuable connections by attending Atlanta-based events with team members
Chance to be fully integrated into the organization. This includes getting to know the ins and outs of campaign strategies and community management, and an opportunity to be a part of all staff functions: staff meetings, staff activities, and happy hours (if of age, of course).
Earn college course credit where, applicable
Great resume builder
Add new documents to one’s portfolio
Weekly visits from our office pups
Fully stocked fridge and pantry
Casual, welcoming, and fun environment

Qualifications:
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Interest in social media marketing
Organizational skills
Analytical skills
Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively as part of team
Highly motivated and detail-oriented
Eager to learn
Dog-friendly

 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email Summer Croom at Summer@EverywhereAgency.com with your resume, cover letter and answers to the following questions:

1. Why are you interested in social media marketing?
2. When would you be available to start?
3. Which days of the week can you devote to our internship program?
4. Which social channels are you using now?
5. Do you read blogs? If so which blogs do you read and why?
6. Links to your social platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Linked in, Blog – if applicable)

Visit www.everywhereagency.com/positions for more info.

Higher Education Reporter — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Education Team has an opening for a higher education reporter. This writer will have to be adept as well at contacting and relating to local students and their issues and concerns, local university and college officials, and be able to discover and explain to readers’ the issues and personalities that are shaping where higher education is headed, its effects on our people and the state’s economy, culture and future.

 

The reporter will spend some time in the General Assembly, covering the policies and politics that shape our University System of Georgia, as well as covering the Regents, who are typically high-powered, well-connected business people, state leaders and alumni. In essence, you’ll need political smarts, great local connections, passion and a willingness to dig. If you are interested, contact Chris Quinn.

 

For a detailed job description or to apply, go here:

https://cox.taleo.net/careersection/cox_externalcareers/jobdetail.ftl?job=177039&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.WO_zcvKVZBc.mailto