Dana Coester, an assistant professor in West Virginia University’s P.I. Reed School of Journalism, has created an award-winning documentary that isn’t your typical love story.
“Pretty,” which recently won an Award of Excellence in Narrative in the Faculty Video Competition at the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts, is a documentary love story using elements of photography, typography and design. The story, which follows a non-linear narrative, intertwines three generations of women in Coester’s family.
Job Description: STS International, an innovative systems engineering and integration firm, is seeking a Technical Writer/ Editor to support the Biometrics Task Force (BTF), which is charged with coordinating biometrics activities amongst the services, standardizing application of biometrics across the department, identifying and evaluating new technologies, establishing biometrics policy, and sustaining the DoD’s central biometrics repository. This position is based in Clarksburg, WV.
B/E Aerospace has an EXCELLENT marketing internship opportunity for the Summer of 2010. As a Marketing student, you’ll perform assignments. You’ll be involved with a broad spectrum of opportunities to put your knowledge to work and obtain valuable skills.
The position pays $16/hr and provides a fully furnished apartment.
West Virginia University Hospitals is looking for a public relations specialist. They are looking for a strong writer who knows how to use FontPage software and has event-planning skills. The public relations specialist is also responsible for paying bills and handling day-to-day operational duties. If you are interested, follow this link: http://wvuh.isg2.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=460685&B_ID=20&fid=1&Ad=&CountryID=3
Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies in partnership with Georgetown University, Capital Semester combines substantive internships, courses for academic credit, professional development activities, site briefings and lectures led by prominent policy experts. Students choose between two tracks – public policy and political journalism.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of June 1, 2010 for Fall 2010; however, the early deadline for 5% off the tuition balance and priority consideration for acceptance and internship placement is March 1, 2010. The early deadline for Spring 2011 is October 1, 2010. There is a substantial amount of scholarship funding available, and awards are made based on financial need and merit.
SOJ alumnus and GolinHarris Executive Vice President Mike Fulton has shared an exciting opportunity for students interested in filmmaking.
GolinHarris, an international public relations firm, is working with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) to identify candidates for a filmmaking grant opportunity. NCBA will be awarding film-making grants to three students who will each create their own documentary about how beef gets from our pastures to consumer plates. The videos will be used by NCBA to educate key audiences about how beef is raised.
The Bridgestone Americas Safety Scholars Video Contest is a great way to have fun, be creative and win money for college, all at the same time.
To enter, make a short video (25 or 55 seconds in length) about auto safety. Students who produce videos that most creatively and effectively address safety auto topics will win a $5,000 college scholarship and a set of Bridgestone tires. The Safety Scholars video contest is open to young drivers ages 16 to 21. The deadline is July 1. To learn more, visit www.safetyscholars.com.
Andy Kniceley’s talk on the future of journalism and jobs scheduled for Wednesday, February 17 has been canceled. It will be rescheduled at a later date. Kniceley is the publisher of the award-winning Times West Virginian of Fairmont, W.Va.