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Region 7 Career Connections, 11.18.14

Each week, The Heartland Beat will post four journalism jobs from within the region.

  • Learfield Communications is looking for an experienced reporter/anchor for Missourinet — a statewide radio network based in Jefferson City, Missouri. Candidates must have a broadcasting background. To apply, contact Ashley Byrd, fellow SPJ member and chief of news services for Learfield News, at abyrd@learfield.com or 573-556-1208.
  • KCCI, the Des Moines CBS affiliate, is looking for a weekend morning anchor/reporter. Click here for more.
  • The Waynesville Daily Guide, in Waynesville, Missouri, is looking for a managing editor. Click here for more.
  • Enterprise Publishing, in Blair, Nebraska, is looking to build its design team. Click here for more.

Check back next week for a new list of journalism jobs from around the Society of Professional Journalists’ Region 7!

 

 

Region 7 Career Connections, 11.10.14

Each week, The Heartland Beat will post four journalism jobs from within the region.

Check back next week for a new list of journalism jobs from around the Society of Professional Journalists’ Region 7!

Region 7 Career Connection, 10.13.14

Each week, The Heartland Beat will post four journalism jobs from within the region.

Check back next week for a new list of journalism jobs from around the Society of Professional Journalists’ Region 7!

Region 7 Career Connection, 09.23.14

Each week, The Heartland Beat will post four journalism jobs from within the region.

Check back next week for a new list of journalism jobs from around Region 7!

Does your newsroom have a job you would like listed on the Region 7 Career Connection? Email Region 7 Director Rob McLean with the information.

Region 7 Career Connection, Vol. 1

Today we’re launching the Region 7 Career Connection! Each week, The Heartland Beat will post four journalism jobs from within the region.

We’re kicking off the regular feature with a news director job in Omaha, the search for a Kansas City wedding editor, and more.

Check back next week for a new list of journalism jobs from around Region 7!

Does your newsroom have a job you would like listed on the Region 7 Career Connection? Email Region 7 Director Rob McLean with the information.

Notes from Indianapolis

SPJ Board Meeting 2010, Indianapolis. Yours truly, George Daniels & Sally Lehrman

This time last weekend I was in a conference room with my esteemed colleagues of the Society of Professional Journalists Board of Directors, the great SPJ headquarters staff, and a few members of the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation board.

Here are a few highlights that will certainly affect members in our region and nationwide:

Regional Director:  I will not be running for regional director again. Kelsey Volkmann, president of the St. Louis Pro Chapter and a web editor at the St. Louis Business Journal, has thrown her hat into the ring.  Go Kelsey!  Elections are in October at the regional meeting at the national convention in Las Vegas, speaking of which…

Oct. 3-5, 2010: Is the national SPJ Convention. Several changes on tap…

  • You’ll notice that instead of starting on a Friday and going through Sunday, we’ll be kicking things off Sunday and running through Tuesday.  Those who want to attend the Sigma Delta Chi awards banquet should note it is taking place on Saturday, Oct. 2 – before the official start of the conference.
  • Sept. 8 is the deadline for early bird registration. $185 for professionals, $135 for students. Hotel rate for Planet Hollywood (formerly the Aladdin) is $129 a night.
  • Cool new feature:  Leadership sessions for both professional and student chapters on Sunday, from 1-3 p.

SPJ & RTDNA in New Orleans! Sept. 25-38, The Sheraton New Orleans (around the corner from the French Corner). RTDNA is the leading organization for electronic journalists (radio, TV, online, digital, etc). They’ve been holding their national convention with the National Association of Broadcasters in Las Vegas for a number of years.  You can win BIG by helping to find a name for the convention.  Here’s how.  Deadline is June 1.

Star Ranking Rewards.  SPJ used to provide four-star chapters with 20% discounts on SPJ merchandise. We can no longer do so, since SPJ now uses a third party company which takes orders directly.

Annual Report Deadline. For student chapters it remains April 26.  For pro chapters it will no longer be a hard and fast deadline, due June 1. Instead, the deadline will float a bit (not to far from June 1), to be no closer to the national convention than 90 days.

Transitional/Hardship Dues Waiver.  We will continue this program to help journalists remain part of SPJ as they deal with evolving employment situations.  The waiver allows you to avoid paying for 6 months of dues once you receive a renewal notice.

Diversity Leadership Program is Back! I was one of the first class of fellows to benefit from this.  Basically, as a fellow you work on projects that will increase diversity in the organization media.  Fellows get free travel, registration, and accommodation for the upcoming convention.  Deadline to apply is June 13.

The SPJ website. Big makeover coming soon!  The site will be easier to navigate and interact with. And, look for some great new training videos available to members.  Videos feature great instructors and easier to follow tutorials on a wide variety of multimedia basics.  The SPJ online Career Center is getting a major upgrade, too, with more resources in one place than ever before.  Look for all of this in early May.

That’s all for now, folks. Please let me know if you have any questions, suggestions or ideas: edgellh@missouri.edu

Look who’s hiring in St. Louis

COMPANY: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

TITLE: Data Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Post-Dispatch is looking for a data specialist who will join forces with reporters and editors to produce sophisticated stories and projects in print and online. This journalist must be able to balance short and long-term news projects, breaking news and sustained data projects. Knowledge of Freedom of Information laws and the proven ability to negotiate for data are essential. 

JOB URL: http://www.journalismnext.com/jobdetails.cfm?jid=6127

COMPANY: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

TITLE: Business of Health Care Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch looking for a thoughtful, hard-working business journalist to lead our business health care coverage. This reporter will be expected to break exclusive news both online and in print, cultivate compelling enterprise, help develop multi-media content and work within a collaborative, team environment with other health and business writers and editors. A diverse group of hospitals has established St. Louis as a major medical hub in the Midwest, and the health care industry employs more than 168,000 people in the metro area. The business health care reporter will cover a wide array of topics beyond just hospitals, including private insurers, Medicare, Medicaid, nursing homes and the uninsured. The reporter also will keep tabs on major health-related companies, such as Express Scripts, a Fortune 500 company, and drug giant Pfizer, which has a major research campus here. Further, St. Louis has two renowned medical schools, Washington University and St. Louis University, which makes St. Louis a center for cutting-edge medical research. The business of health care reporter will follow the commercial development of new drugs, medical devices and the emergence of new medical companies. 

JOB URL: http://www.journalismnext.com/jobdetails.cfm?jid=6128

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KMOV-TV:  Morning News Producer

Date Available: Immediately

Send Resume to: Kara Kelly, Executive Producer
KMOV-TV
One Memorial Drive
St. Louis, MO 63102

E-mail: employment@kmov.com Fax: Fax 314/444-6393

Job Description: KMOV-TV has an immediate opening for a morning news producer.

The ideal candidate is a proven news producer with an aggressive and creative style. Must be innovative and you must be able and willing to make changes on the fly. This is a position where the ideal producer will be looking forward at today’s news instead of backward at what everyone else did the night before.

The ideal candidate will also have a strong news judgment and be able to handle breaking news situations. This is not a newscast for show stackers. This is a newscast for aggressive thinkers.

You must have at least 2 years of producing experience and knowledge of newsroom operations.

KMOV-TV:  Broadcast Assistant

Date Available: Open continuously

Send Resume to: Bryce Moore, Website Manager
KMOV-TV
One Memorial Drive
St. Louis, MO 63102

E-mail: employment@kmov.com

Job Description: KMOV-TV has a continuing opening for the position of Broadcast Assistant. Some Knowledge of Broadcast news is preferred. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting producers and production assistants in the various aspects of newscast preparation and operating the teleprompter for those newscasts.

The Broadcast Assistant position is a temporary 26-week position and is offered on a rotating basis. Applicants must be flexible as hours can include early mornings, afternoons and/or weekends.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to enter the broadcast field to see first-hand the operation of a top-notch news organization. College students with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism are encouraged to apply.

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KSDK is looking for a Multimedia Producer to take our highly rated 10 p.m. newscast to a new level. Our ideal candidate has boundless energy, intelligence, news sense and leadership to produce top rated newscasts. This person will help take us to the next level for all the networks of KSDK, including www.ksdk.com and other websites. We are looking for a responsible newsroom citizen who embraces growing technologies and has the skills necessary for a multiplatform environment. This position demands maturity, solid decision making skills and the ability to lead a group of well-seasoned and dedicated professionals. The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate solid news judgment with a knack for knowing the stories people care about.

Requirements

Candidate will be part coach, part cheerleader and part visionary. Computer literacy and four year college degree required. Three to five years of solid producing experience is preferred.

Send your resume along with salary history and cover letter to:

Ava Ehrlich

Executive Producer/Special Projects

KSDK-TV

1000 Market St.

St. Louis, MO. 63101  OR http://tinyurl.com/ygfl6rq

KSDK is looking for a Multimedia Producer to take our highly rated weekend editions of “Today in St. Louis” to a new level. Our ideal candidate has boundless energy, intelligence, news sense and leadership to produce top rated newscasts. This person will help take us to the next level for all the networks of KSDK, including www.ksdk.com and other websites. We are looking for a responsible newsroom citizen who embraces growing technologies and has the skills necessary for a multiplatform environment. This position demands maturity, solid decision making skills and the ability to lead a group of dedicated professionals. Not only must this candidate have ideas, but must also capture the spirit of the morning news—serious information, stories to start your weekend days and a touch of whimsy.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

Send your resume along with salary history and cover letter to:

Ava Ehrlich

Executive Producer/Special Projects

KSDK-TV

1000 Market St.

St. Louis, MO. 63101 OR http://tinyurl.com/yfbxwrq

KSDK NewsChannel 5 and www.ksdk.com, the leaders in multimedia news gathering in St. Louis, are looking for a multimedia journalist – a reporter, editor, photographer, and presenter – to help us build the next generation of newsgathering. The successful candidate will produce content for all our platforms, on-air and online. The next Multimedia Journalist will have a demonstrated ability to deliver compelling storytelling on deadline, have strong presentation skills and possess the time management skills to produce two different packages daily.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

Send your resume along with salary history and cover letter to:

Ava Ehrlich

Executive Producer/Special Projects

KSDK-TV

1000 Market St.

St. Louis, MO. 63101 OR http://tinyurl.com/yjfawpa

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