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Americorps VISTA Opening, Mississippi

Posted on: November 18th, 2016 by jheo1

We are currently recruiting for VISTA positions that will begin a year of service on January 30, 2017. VISTA positions are available locally at Good Food for Oxford Schools, Horizons at the University of Mississippi, the Lafayette County Literacy Council, and the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies. Outside of Oxford, we are recruiting for VISTA positions at Crenshaw Elementary School (Crenshaw, MS), North Panola High School (Sardis, MS), the University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson, MS), and Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Marks, MS).


For more information, visit You can also find our recruitment flyer attached. I would appreciate it very much if you can disseminate this information throughout your networks on campus and in the community. Additionally, our VISTA Leaders, Sara Baker and Shannon Curtis, are available to speak to classes about this opportunity.


The deadline to apply is Monday, December 12. Thank you for helping us to spread the word about this national service opportunity to fight poverty through education in Mississippi.





Albert Nylander, Ph.D.

Director, McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement

Professor of Sociology

The University of Mississippi

311 Howry

University, MS 38677

(662) 915-2050 |


Multimedia Journalists, KARD, West Monroe, LA

Posted on: October 10th, 2016 by jheo1

KARD, which operates FOX affiliate, and KTV, which operates NBC affiliate, in West Monroe, La., have immediate openings for two multimedia journalists and one overnight producer. Send application materials to alum Kayla Lusby (thank you, Kayla) at and she will forward to the news director.

KCRG-TV9 Job Opening: Photographer

Posted on: September 7th, 2016 by jheo1

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) – KCRG-TV9, the number one news station in Eastern Iowa (DMA 90), is seeking a skilled news photographer. This position works independently and along side reporters to tell compelling stories using video and sound. Position must be skilled with a camera and non-linear editing software. Photographers are assigned camera and lighting equipment. KCRG utilizes an SNG satellite truck, ENG unit and multiple cell phone backpack live units.

We look to photographers to be a part of a team reporting effort, whether working with a reporter, coordinating with producers on live shots or coordinating with the newsroom while working independently on a story. This position should also be aggressive in getting the video needed to tell a good story.

Email resume, references, cover letter and any work examples to


  • Previous news videography.
  • Experience with nonlinear editing software.
  • ENG and SNG experience a plus.


  • Valid driver’s license with good driving history
  • Able to lift and carry 25 to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure

KCRG-TV9 Weekend Anchor/Reporter and a Morning Producer, Cedar Rapids, IA

Posted on: August 17th, 2016 by pchurdle

KCRG-TV9 in Cedar Rapids, IA has openings for a Weekend Anchor/Reporter and a Morning Producer

The anchor/reporter position will anchor 6 & 10 pm Saturday & 5:30 & 10 pm Sunday newscasts plus report 3 nights each week. This job requires 2 years experience.

The producer position is a 4-day work week job (40 hours). 11am newscast Friday & Monday, 6 & 8 am newscasts Saturday & Sunday. It’s a good job for a recent graduate.

Cedar Rapids is Iowa’s 2nd largest city. The market (88) covers Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Dubuque & Iowa City with bureaus in Dubuque and Iowa City. Cost of living is low in Cedar Rapids, home to Rockwell/Collins, Quaker Oats, and General Mills. The University of Iowa is part of the market in Iowa City.

KCRG-TV9 is a dominant number 1 station recently purchased by Gray Television. A sub-channel provides live coverage of sports & community events with our own 40-ft Production truck.

Both positions pay competitive salaries with a good benefits package. Go to the jobs link at for info on either position.

Contact Adam Carros, News Director via email ( or phone (319-399-5900) if interested in applying.


Digital Campaigner, Environment America, Denver, Colorado

Posted on: June 3rd, 2016 by jasimmon

Environment America is seeking to  hire entry-level staff looking to kick start their career in environmental action and advocacy through our fellowship program and for people to help run our digital campaigns.


Work with one of our campaign teams to run a powerful digital campaign to help solve global warming, expand solar energy or protect clean water. You’ll write emails and campaign actions that you’ll send to hundreds of thousands of supporters; design and curate content for social media, and engage with our national community; coordinate with our field team of five to nine campaign organizers, and back them up with emails, web pages and digital strategy; develop partnerships and creative online tactics to build our audience and raise money; analyze the results of your work, and report on successes and failures; and keep your projects on track, hold people accountable to their deliverables, and communicate regularly with your team.


Ross Sherman

Clean Energy Digital Campaigner, Environment America

O: 303-573-5995 x338; C: 207-749-2660

Twitter: @rossbsherman

General Assignment Reporter, The Bolivar Commercial, Cleveland, Mississippi

Posted on: April 13th, 2016 by ewrobins

The Bolivar Commercial is looking for a talented general assignment reporter. We publish three days a week–Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon. You will have the opportunity to layout and design pages, to have input in the editorial content of the newspaper and to be a part of the community in which you live. Applicants should have a solid knowledge of news writing with experience in AP style. Ideal candidate will have skills in photography and social media and a strong desire to learn and grow. We offer a competitive salary and benefits including 401K, health insurance and vacation.

Send resume to the managing editor, Denise Strub, at or mail resume to: General Assignment Reporter, The Bolivar Commercial, P.O. Box 1050, Cleveland, MS 38732.  

InBound Marketing Position, Deynoodt Marketing, New Orleans, Louisiana

Posted on: April 7th, 2016 by ewrobins

Progressive InBound Marketing agency is looking for someone to join the team to handle InBound marketing campaigns to include social media marketing, public relations, online brand management, graphic design, and more.

Work directly with a team of marketing professionals in all aspects of print and digital marketing. Try on the many hats involved in a full-service advertising agency and develop marketable experience in each area.To apply, send a cover letter and resume to relaying your demonstrated experience with:

• stellar organizational skills
• concise communications, including attentive copy editing
• development of InBound Marketing Campaigns
• graphic design (Adobe Creative Suite)

Deynoodt Marketing is a full-service marketing firm specializing in InBound Marketing and the development of brand identity, communications programs, business development, public relations, and print and digital marketing campaigns, including all aspects of website design and maintenance, social media, and graphic design.

News Reporters, KTVE, Monroe, Louisiana

Posted on: March 10th, 2016 by ewrobins

KTVE is looking for four news reporters who have completed at least one internship and who are comfortable as an MMJ.  Send resumes reels to Kayla Lusby at