Digital Media Career Workshops for NMT and CMS Students

24 04 2014

FRIDAY, APRIL 25 @ 10 AM

Internships and Working as a Professional
MPT Classroom, Room 3130

Guest Speakers:
Sybil Bost-Wormley, ECC Resource Specialist, Student Development
Hajar Shirley, IT Consultant

Get tips on working as a new media professional and how to get your dream internship in new media!

MONDAY, APRIL 28 @ 3 PM
Creating Your Online Portfolio
MPT Classroom, Room 3130
Professor Jennifer Wager

Find out how to create your own online portfolio to showcase your work!  A must for any working media professional.

Please RSVP to Professor Wager: jwager@essex.edu





Shakespeare turns 450! Tweet or ‘Gram your favorite Bard quote

23 04 2014

Tag it #gdnbard on Twitter or Instagram.





Internship @ NBC NY!

23 04 2014

INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW:
NBC 4 New York is hiring a Summer 2014 communications intern. Work for a fun and dynamic company helping us promote and manage the public image of NBC 4 New York’s station and talent. The position will work closely with the Director of Communications and will gain real-world experience in publicity and entertainment.

QUALIFICATIONS:
   •    Undergraduate junior or senior student in good academic standing
   •    Media, communications and/or English majors preferred
   •    Must commit to 3-5 full days a week (depending on need), beginning on May 19, 2014
   •    Strong communication skills, both oral and written
   •    Excellent computer skills (working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
   •    Must be able to work at a fast pace while managing multiple tasks and maintaining a professional attitude
   •    Superior organizational skills and strong multitasking abilities
   •    Meticulous attention to detail and ability to prioritize effectively
   •    Ability to initiate projects and see them through to completion
   •    Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately

RESPONSIBILITIES:
   •    Support administrative needs of the Director of Communications
   •    Write and distribute press releases/media advisories through PR systems including Glide and CisionPoint
   •    Monitor major newspapers, trade publications and online outlets for press clips
   •    Create and maintain reporter press lists for media outreach
   •    Archive all relevant press releases, news clips and breaking news announcements
   •    Maintain station and talent bios and headshots
   •    Monitor weekly viewer e-mails and voicemails
   •    Update NBC New York Communications Twitter handle and Facebook with breaking news announcements and appearances
   •    Draft and proofread communications materials including employee notes, newsletter content, and station competition information
   •    Participate in event planning
   •    Assist Director of Communications in various media partnerships and internal initiatives

COMPENSATION:
This is a paid internship. Students must be eligible for school credit.

For more information, please contact Marwa Al Omami at Marwa.Alomami@nbcuni.com.

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume.





Fascinating look at the writing process of a writer/director

18 04 2014

http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/interview-video-series-launch-w-director-hawa-essuman-as-she-develops-her-supernatural-drama-djin





Jobs in New Media Journalism

10 04 2014

http://jobs.voxmedia.com/





Enter Aperture’s Summer Open Exhibit Contest in NYC — 2 Days Left!

8 04 2014

Last Chance to Enter the Summer Open!

There are only two days left to enter Aperture’s Summer Open, an open-submission exhibition that gives you the chance to see your work hanging at Aperture Gallery in New York City. The Summer Open will reflect what’s happening in photography today, and anyone—whether established or aspiring, professional or enthusiast, young or old—can submit their work. This year’s selections will be made by Aperture’s executive director, Chris Boot.
Enter now!




Marketing Expo @ Montclair State University 4/16!

8 04 2014

Marketing Expo @ Montclair State University 4/16!