The School of Journalism’s “West Virginia Uncovered” project was recently featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s technology news section. The article discusses how the School’s unique approach to online journalism has helped more than a dozen small newspapers make the digital leap. In addition, it features the School’s “Mobile Main Street” project – an extension of “West Virginia Uncovered” headed by Assistant Professor Dana Coester – in which faculty and students are working to create smartphone applications for legacy news organizations in rural areas. Read the full story at http://chronicle.com/article/West-Virginia-U-Helps-Local/128121/.
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Voted the “Coolest Little Startup in America” by Inc Magazine, TerraCycle’s mission is to eliminate the idea of waste by developing innovative solutions for non-recyclable products and packaging. Our model provides consumers and communities with a system to collect their waste and then convert this waste into new, eco-friendly products. We also give back to the community by paying an average of 2¢ per unit of waste collected to charity on behalf of the collectors. TerraCycle currently partners with over 70 brands of the world’s largest consumer conglomerates including: Nestle, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, BiC and Kraft in 12 countries including the US, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, Argentina, Israel, France, Germany, Ireland, Sweden, Turkey and the UK. Come work for the company that received Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2010 award for #1 company in the environmental category and has been defined as “one of the most brilliant companies of the year”.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Mon Health System is seeking an intern with a media-web background to assist with the re-development of its website, beginning as early as August 1.
The candidate will assist in writing informational pieces on various service lines and programs, utilizing their educational experience. It is estimated that the candidate would work in the 15 hour per week range, throughout the Fall semester. The internship is unpaid, however, the experience would prove beneficial in the marketplace, particularly in a healthcare setting.
Resumes may be submitted to: Greg Kealey, Director of Corporate Marketing, Mon Health System, 1200 J D Anderson Drive, Morgantown, WV 26505 or email your information to: email@example.com
The Diocese of Greensburg (Pa.) is seeking an organized, detail-focused individual to photograph and digitally prepare images of news events for The Catholic Accent newspaper and the diocesan Web site; create photo galleries; and record and edit digital video and audio.
Chat Sports delivers a comprehensive mashup of local and national news, athlete tweets and blogs from each pro and college sports team. They are looking for WVU journalism students to create comprehensive and compelling original content for their designated school/team, as well as power social media efforts. To learn more, and to apply, visit: http://www.chatsports.com/write.