Are you a public relations student that needs to give your portfolio a boost? If so, there are opportunities to gain experience at the Pittsburgh Marathon in the areas of visual communications and media relations. Volunteers will film and photograph the race as well as neighborhood festivals associated with the event for distribution via social media. There is also the chance to volunteer the day before the race at the press conference and media tent. The marathon is Sunday, May 6th and interested students may contact Jennifer May at (412) 656-8192.
The Village Voice family of companies, in conjunction with the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, is offering an intensive, 8-week, paid summer fellowship for minority students concentrating on web and digital media.
Digital fellows will be immersed in blogging, photography, video, audio and social media and will produce original, reported material for Village Voice online publications.
Attention graduating seniors and graduate students, The Summer Publishing Institute (SPI) at the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies is offering an important opportunity for talented recent college graduates to learn firsthand about the publishing industry from leaders in book, magazine, and digital media. Students selected for the program receive six graduate credits upon successful completion of the program. This may qualify participants for federal aid. In addition, students who apply and are accepted into the NYU-SCPS M.S. in Publishing program will be able to apply the six credits earned through SPI toward the graduate degree.
See the poster in room 108 Martin Hall or visit the program website for details.
West Virginia University P.I. Reed School of Journalism alumna Jennifer (Rupinsky) Manton’s mother never went to college, but she knew the value of higher education – a message she instilled in her two daughters.
“I remember her telling us that if we wanted to have rewarding and meaningful careers, financial security and opportunities that we did not have growing up, a college degree was the only ticket to a good future,” said Manton (BSJ, 1991).
For the second year in a row, a WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism public relations student has won a competitive O’Gara Scholarship Award from the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Senior Kelli Snedegar accepted the $2,000 award and a certificate at the PRSA-Pittsburgh Renaissance Awards Ceremony held at the Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel in Pittsburgh on Thursday, January 26.
“WVU News” reporters also received their beat assignments today.
WVU Campus Reporters: Cesar Colon and Wayne Haviland Health/Medical Reporters: Greg Olenik and Kate Barr Police/Fire/Crime/Court Reporters: Krista Baker and Joshua Marshall Government and Legislative Reporters: Katiann Marshall and Caitlin Fitzgerald Economic Development Reporters: Chelsey Corroto and Alex Koscevic Consumer Reporters: Jacqueline Delphin and Katelyn Mattingly Education Reporters: Megan Hudock and Matt Casasanta No-Profit/Senior Citizen Reporters: Jessica Robey and Matt Krauza Westover/Star City Community Reporters: Ryan Kendra and Jordan Pacella Entertainment Reporter: Autumn Lonon
MARC USA will be at the School of Journalism on Friday, February 17. MARC USA is a national, full service, integrated marketing communications firm and they will be coming to the School of Journalism for the following two events.
MARC USA will interview about 10 junior and senior internship candidates in Advertising and Public Relations. Outstanding juniors, seniors and recent grads will be considered for positions in the following areas: