Media College eNews

Casting call for WVU marketing and communications projects

You’ve made the dean’s list, successfully navigated the PRT, taken your picture with the Mountaineer statue…looking for something else to make your WVU career complete? How about starring in a commercial—OR—having YOUR face on a WVU billboard!

Throughout the year, WVU develops many exciting marketing and communications projects— videos, slide shows and photo galleries, commercials, print and web publications. No matter where you are in your journey at WVU (from freshman to graduate/professional student), we hope you will participate! We especially encourage students from all racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds to help us showcase the diversity of our campus (all 55 WV counties, all 50 states, and over 100 countries!) A variety of students will be chosen to create a WVU talent pool for various projects. You are representing yourself! We encourage you to come as you are and tell about your unique WVU experiences.

Join us on Thursday, July 29th, any time between 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the lobby of the Mountainlair (between the Information Desk and Hatfield’s). We’ll be the ones with the cameras!

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The Clay Center in Charleston, W.Va., seeks institutional development/marketing coordinator

This position will contribute to the planning, implementation, and execution of marketing objectives and initiatives designed to provide state-wide recognition of the Clay Center and its programs. Position will also serve as the day to day contact between the marketing and the development departments; will contribute to the planning, implementation, and execution of marketing objectives and initiatives for development programs; will coordinate the marketing strategies that enhance the brand and mission of the Clay Center to increase visibility and build a broader base of support and long-term relationships; write and edit publications; maintain and update documentation and reports; coordinate communication between internal departments and external vendors. The incumbent will work closely with the Chief Development Officer and development department managers as a partner in helping achieve fundraising goals.

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National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington, D.C., seeks communications expert

This position supports the President and the organization in communicating the overall mission, programs and key messages of the National Trust through speeches, magazine and newspaper articles, opinion pieces, blogs, social media postings, and all other forms of communication as requested.


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NewsRadio 1020 KDKA seeks interns for promotions department

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA is seeking strong intern candidates to work in their promotions department during the fall semester and winter break. Candidates should have a background in communications, media, journalism, marketing or other relevant majors.

KDKA has several projects for the fall including our 27th Annual Spaghetti Breakfast, 90th Anniversary Celebration, partnership with Children’s Hospital and the KDKA Business Breakfast. Interns will work directly with the promotions director on the planning and implementation of these and other promotions at KDKA.

Internship hours vary on intern’s availability. Interested applicants should submit and application and email Promotions Director Amy Mauk.

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Paid media and marketing internships

Press/Media Internships
Job Description:
The National Journalism Center is a non-partisan, non-profit internships program in Washington, D.C. that places applicants in media internships, focusing on government and policy reporting. NJC offers 12-week paid internships (Spring, Summer and Fall) in Washington, DC. Internships are available in newspaper, magazine, television, radio and online.

In addition to real-world experience, interns are exposed to prominent DC journalists and public policy experts, as well as provided journalism training and participate in current event and public policy discussions. Students are exposed to new ideas and real newsroom environments, and interns are challenged to take advantage of the numerous opportunities available in Washington outside of their internship placements.

Paid $1000/Month stipend for duration of 12-week program (partial months will receive pro-rated stipends). The internship is a full-time position; program participants will spend between 30 to 35 hours a week on the job, then will attend a training seminar one day per week.

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International writing contest for travel, lifestyle and entertainment guidebooks

Calling all bloggers, budding writers and established authors with a passion for travel, lifestyle or entertainment. The 2010 GuideGecko writing contest is going on right now. The winners will get their titles published and showcased at the world’s largest book fair in Frankfurt, Germany in October, 2010. All original submissions with 32 pages and more are welcome. Guides that have previously been published on GuideGecko or elsewhere can be submitted as well. *The submission deadline is September 15, 2010. For more details, visit:

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Magazine advertising sales rep wanted

Position requires identifying and contacting advertisers, either by phone or in person, to sell full page and fractional page ads in our quarterly full color electronic magazine. We need a hard-charging team player to begin immediately. Unique, experience-building opportunity with room for advancement. Flexible schedule, Full Time or Part Time, Commission based. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, self-starter, highly motivated, and a positive disposition. Must have own transportation. Experience preferred but not required. 
To apply: contact Jessica Harner at 304.906.5700 or Vickie Trickett at 304.288.9917 of The Morgantown Magazine.

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58-WCHS hiring anchor/reporter

58-WCHS Radio, the Voice of Charleston, is looking to hire a new Afternoon & Evening Anchor-Reporter for its Charleston, WV office.


The work day for the person in this position begins in the afternoon or as news coverage warrants as determined by the news managers.

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WCHG seeks station coordinator

Allegheny Mountain Radio seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Station Coordinator at the WCHG Radio Station in Hot Springs, Va. Responsibilities include on-air hosting, production of audio files, news reporting, managing the day to day operation of the station, supervising volunteers, & fundraising. Management experience required. Radio experience preferred but not required. Training provided. Some evening & weekend work required.

Email resume to For more information you may call Cheryl Kinderman @ 304-799-6004 or Carson Ralston @ 540-468-1234. Closes July 21, 2010. EEO Employer

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Bunim-Murray Productions internship opportunity


For well over a decade, television networks and viewers around the world have looked to Bunim-Murray Productions for ground-breaking and unforgettable reality entertainment.

Known for the hit series The Real World (MTV), Road Rules (MTV), Keeping Up with the Kardashians (E Entertainment), The Bad Girls Club (Oxygen), The Simple Life (FOX) and Starting Over (NBC), Bunim-Murray Productions infuses its finely tuned sense of dramatic story structure to turn the tales of ordinary real people into extraordinary television programming and filmed entertainment.

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