Tuesday's Tidbits

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

 

1.Halloween Movie Night

2. Graduation Application Deadline

3. Add, Drop and Withdraw from Course Deadline, October 31st

4. Winter Break Multimedia Journalism Experience, Oct. 31st

5. Job Opportunity for a Senior Producer, October 31st

6.The Back Door, Nov 7th

7. Job Opportunity for Athletics and Activities Writer

8. Internship for Journalism Majors, Robert L. Bartley Fellowship Program

9. Summer Internship with The Asian American Jornalists Association

 

1.Halloween Movie Night

 

The Crew presents GHOSTBUSTERS on the Centennial Green on October 31, 2014 at 7:00 P.M.

 

2. Graduation Application Deadline

 

The undergraduate graduation application deadline for May 2015 is Fall 2015. Details on how to officially apply for graduation can be viewed via the Registrar’s website under the student tab: www.usm.edu/registrar.

 

3. Add, Drop and Withdraw from Course Deadline, October 31st

 

The last day to make an add/drop course request or withdraw from the University and a receive a grade of W is October 31, 2014.

 

4. Winter Break Multimedia Journalism Experience, Oct. 31st

A partner of Meredith Corporation has a special program that will give student an intensive, week-long newsroom experience during winter break in one of the nation’s leading TV markets.

 

Multimedia journalism students from underrepresented groups who are within 12 months of graduation are encouraged to apply for the seventh annual Meredith-Cronkite Fellowship in Phoenix Jan. 4-9. Ten top students from leading U.S. journalism schools will be immersed into the newsroom of KPHO-TV, the CBS affiliate in Phoenix, the nation’s 13th largest market. These students will have the unique opportunity to be part of the KPHO news team and produce their own reports with KPHO staff throughout the week. Students also will participate in seminars with leading KPHO journalists and executives. The Meredith-Cronkite program, which will go far beyond any previous internship-type experience for your students, will end with the students producing a newscast that should provide an outstanding resume tape.

 

Each out-of-town student will receive a $2,000 stipend to cover travel, meal, hotel and other expenses. Students may use surplus funds for their tuition and fees back at their school.

 

The program is a partnership of Meredith Corporation, the parent company of KPHO-TV, and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. Meredith Corporation is supporting this program in the hopes of recruiting top students from underrepresented groups into their 14 TV stations around the country.

 

The program is seeking students preparing for careers as multimedia journalists. The application deadline is Oct. 31, 2014.

 

If you are interested the application form can be found at: http://cronkite.asu.edu/meredith-cronkite-fellowship-program-application

 

If you have any questions, please contact Heather Dunn at Heather.Dunn.1@asu.edu or 602-430-8764.

 

5. Job Opportunity for a Senior Producer, October 31st

 

The position available is a Senior Producer at Mississippi State University. The successful candidate will have a background in concept development and execution, emphasizing a creative approach to solving client needs.

 

If you are interested visit: www.jobs.msstate.edu  or contact David Garraway at 662-325-1332 or by email: david.garraway@msstate.edu

 

6.The Back Door, Nov 7th

Featured Musicians at THE BACK DOOR November 7, Friday @ 7:30. The address is 3200 Arlington Loop-around back of UBC. Suggested donation for Nov. is $5 but all donations are appreciated. There will be gourmet coffee, and soft drinks/bottled water.

 

Molly Thomas and friends will be the featured musicians this month while also The Back Door will be hosting “CHEAPER THAN THERAPY” featuring Dr. Susie Paul.

7. Job Opportunity for Athletics and Activities Writer


The MHSAA is looking for writers to cover stories about athletics and activities in public high schools in south Mississippi.


Students who are interested should contact Keith Warren, who is the Director of Technology for the Mississippi High School Activities Association, at kwarren@misshsaa.com or by phone: 769-233-3240.

 

8. Internship for Journalism Majors, Robert L. Bartley Fellowship Program


Eligibility and Requirements:

The fellowships, consisting of paid internships, will be provided to young thinkers and writers whose views are broadly consistent with Bob Bartley’s philosophy and who aspire to careers in journalism. Applicants should be beginning journalists, upperclassmen or graduate students with reporting and writing backgrounds at their school newspapers or elsewhere. It is essential that they be familiar with, and interested in, the ideas for which the Journal editorial page stands. As many as five fellows will be selected each year through an application process that will be judged by senior members of our editorial board. Fellows will work as writers and editors on the Journal’s opinion pages—editorial, op-ed, Leisure & Arts—in the U.S., Europe or Asia.


Responsibilities:

Bartley Fellows will assist in researching and writing editorials, editing op-ed articles, editing Leisure & Arts page features, and editing letters to the editor for the Journal and our Web site, OpinionJournal.com.


Start and finish dates are flexible, though we anticipate that most Fellows will work during the summer months. The fellowship begins in June and runs through the end of August.


If you are interested and would like to be considered, please send a cover letter, resume and your best clips via email to: bartleyfellows@wsj.com/


or mail them to:

Carol Muller

The Wall Street Journal

Editorial Page

1211 Avenue of the Americas, 5th Floor

New York, NY 10036


All materials must be received by January 15, 2015 and a decision will be made in February or March 2015. Only applicants who are selected for final consideration will be interviewed.

For background on the editorial page and our philosophy, please visit our Web site: www.OpinionJournal.com.

 

9. Summer Internship with The Asian American Jornalists Association

If you are currently a sophomore, junior or senior who is interested in sports journalism, then The Asian American Journalists Association welcomes you to apply for the 2015 Sports Journalism Institute. This is an intensive week of instruction from top professionals and an eight-week paid internship at a print, digital or electronic media outlet . The program starts with journalism training sessions from May 29 to June 6, 2015 at the University of Missouri at Columbia, followed by paid internships across the country (to be determined individually). Class session topics range from ethics to photo editing to how to keep a running score at a basketball game to copy editing. The application deadline is less than one month away. Upon completion of the program, college students can receive a $500 scholarship.

 

If you are interested, Learn more and apply for SJI Summer 2015 internship. Find out about AAJA's current and upcoming scholarships and grants. The application deadline is Sunday, November 16th, 2015 at 11:45 PST.


Please email justins@aaja.org with any questions.