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  • Wednesday, March 16, 2011 11:03 AM
    Message # 546969
    Sovy Azhath (Administrator)

    CNET - CBS Interactive
    Senior Writer - Tech News Business/ News.com
    Location: San Francisco, CA
    The Senior Editor will be responsible for producing breaking news stories and longer analysis pieces on deadline and be able to produce clean copy in a fast-paced environment in one of the leading online news organizations in the country. He or she should have solid sources in and understanding of the tech industry in terms of both products and business. Build strong working relationships with coworkers, direct reports (if applicable), customers (internal and external), and company management. A willingness to work whenever news breaks and to cooperate with coworkers are essential. Photographic and on-camera skills are a plus. Some travel will be expected.

    Candidate should have at least five years experience writing about business and technology for an online or print news organization. Flexibility, ability to meet tight deadlines, strong writing and scoop reporting skills are a must. Candidate should be a good team player and willing to experiment with new presentation ideas, and experience with photography and in front of the camera are a plus. Candidates who can break scoops as well as write smart analysis and features are a plus. We are looking for people who have a strong viewpoint in their writing, but don't take sides in their reporting. Sources in the tech industry and an understanding of how the industry works are essential. Must successfully pass a background check.

    Apply for the job here: http://www.cbsinteractive.com/jobsearch.php?mode=by_req&reqID=6821BR

    CNNMoney.com
    Producer
    Location: New York
    Qualifications:
    ·         Required: 3-5 years exp in Business News reporting; 3 years Digital Video Production; 3 years network exp;
    ·         Data Visualization- graphics; and news writing skills. Must have an astute awareness of business, economic and finance news.
    ·         The candidate should be able to shoot and edit broadcast quality stories, write scripts, handle production logistics and coordinate broadcast hits with show teams.

    Duties:
    ·         CNNMoney is seeking a cross-platform producer to generate business and economics related video for the web and television.
    ·         The producer will work with the website's video team and correspondent to generate original stories, interviews with business newsmakers and to field produce stories for CNNMoney.com and CNN's television networks. The candidate should have a background in business and economic news and a demonstrable track record of producing video or TV stories on those topics.

    Apply at: www.turnerjobs.com req# 122206

    CNNMoney.com
    Online Writer
    Location: New York
    Qualifications:
    •Minimum work experience: 3 - 5 years business-news reporting experience. Knowledge of financial markets and the banking industry required. Breaking news experience a plus. Bachelor’s degree required•Competency/behaviors: Analytical skills; communication skills
    Duties:
    •A staff writer will be responsible for reporting, writing and developing business-news stories. •Must excel in developing a wide range of sources and a deep understanding of business and/or personal finance issues. •Staying on top of, and responding quickly to, breaking news. •Developing enterprise reported stories on issues affecting business, economy and/or personal finance.
    Apply at: www.turnerjobs.com req# 121115

    CNNMoney.com
    Associate Producer
    Location: New York
    Qualifications:
    •The successful candidate will have 2 - 3 years reporting experience with a business publication, wire service, major newspaper or online news site, and be comfortable delving into financial reports such as SEC filings, balance sheets and government data. •Good communications skills, excellent command of English. - Must be a good team player. - Enthusiasm for journalistic work. - Excellent research, interviewing and writing skills and ability to remain calm in a fast-paced, breaking news environment. - At least a BA/BS degree in Journalism or English.
    Duties:
    •CNNMoney.com, the business news web site for CNN, Fortune Magazine, and Money Magazine, is looking for a Reporter. . •He or she must work closely with the site's editors to report and write business news articles in the following areas: Markets, technology, small business, personal finance and economy. •Must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and able to respond to breaking news.
    Apply at: www.turnerjobs.com req# 121114


    CNN.com
    Health Editor
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Qualifications
    ·         Required: 5 years exp producing/reporting in a major news market; 3 years management supervisory experience.
    ·         Understanding of online, off-site and TV production
    ·         Four-year college degree
    ·         Health/Medical Knowledge

    Duties:
    ·         CNN.com’s Health Editor is responsible for all health content on the world’s largest news and information site as well as other digital channels such as  CNN mobile and social media.
    ·         Assign, edit and publish unique stories (could be articles, blog posts, multimedia work) on a daily basis for both short and long-term coverage, in a collaborative fashion.
    ·         Be the editorial lead for all big health projects and initiatives

    Apply at: www.turnerjobs.com req# 121191

    WGBH
    FRONTLINE Secretary (Editorial)
    Location: Boston, MA
    Department Overview:
    Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its debut as 'the last best hope for broadcast documentaries,' FRONTLINE's stature after 28 seasons is reaffirmed meach week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

    Position Overview:
    Are you a news junkie with an appreciation for FRONTLINE’s unique brand of journalism? FRONTLINE is seeking a smart, news-savvy, go-getter eager to assist the editorial department with everything from the small to the large.

    If you are passionate about journalism, documentary filmmaking and eager to learn the ropes then this entry-level position offers you an incredible opportunity into the editorial world at FRONTLINE. Under the supervision of the Series Senior Producer and in concert with the editorial researcher, the Secretary provides direct administrative and general support to members of the editorial staff and senior management.

    Responsibilities in this fast-paced work environment include travel booking, scheduling, answering phones, expense reports, filing & mailing, research, coordinating rough cuts, some database entry, drafting correspondence and assisting with the day-to-day administrative process. Working closely with the Executive Producer and Series Senior Producer this position offers an opportunity for advancement.

    A candidate must be able to juggle competing demands while seeing projects through from finish to start.

    Responsible for supporting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and interacting in a way that is free from discrimination, intolerance or harassment.

    Requirements Overview:
    A successful candidate should be ready to take on heavy administrative demands, but be versed in current events and ready to contribute editorially. This person should possess an unflappable and upbeat demeanor, a take-charge attitude, and the ability to meet constant deadlines. Strong writing and copy-editing skills required. Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related experience required.

    Position Type: Full Time
    Proposed Salary Range: $33,856 - $35,000
    Union Salary Range: $30,856 - $47,376

    Please apply online at http://careers.wgbh.org/


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    The Associated Press
    Editor English Services
    Location: Mexico City
    The Associated Press seeks an editor for its Latin America Desk in Mexico City.
    This person assigns, edits and sometimes translates stories from AP correspondents in Latin America and the Caribbean for distribution to English-language clients in the United States and worldwide. The editor monitors breaking news, looks for new angles on stories and regional trends, and pushes writers to produce competitive stories. Working closely with AP's Spanish-language service, other AP regional editing desks and with specialists in photos, graphics, video and audio, the editor contributes to a multimedia report delivered on multiple platforms to clients around the world.
    Qualifications:
    We’re looking for a wordsmith who loves language and can help lift writing style. He or she must: have proven editing and reporting skills and good news judgment; communicate effectively with colleagues in English and Spanish; be  work quickly and accurately under deadline pressure; be flexible in work schedules, including frequent evening and weekend shifts. Experience monitoring social media is definitely a plus, as is experience working in Latin America.
    For consideration, apply via the following URL: http://careers.ap.org/viewjob.html?erjob=19141:en_US.
    The Associated Press is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

    The Associated Press
    Chief of Bureau Saudi Arabia
    Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Responsibilities:
    Reporting to the Middle East regional editor, the Chief of Bureau will be responsible for covering the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Yemen, and accept assignments in neighboring countries as events dictate. Responsibilities include breaking news in all fields to include political, economic and social as well as coverage of major news events. The bureau chief will be expected to travel to generate enterprise stories as well as assume administrative responsibilities for the bureau, working with administrative staff in Cairo and New York. The Chief of Bureau must assure meeting AP's needs across all platforms, including text, online, broadcast/TV, photos and graphics. Coverage responsibilities may include conflict zones or countries considered hostile environments.

    Qualifications:
    Candidates should have demonstrated excellence as a reporter, writer and editor on a varied array of issues. Applicants must have a demonstrated aggressiveness in pursuing breaking news and success in collaborating and communicating across formats. Demonstrated ability to recognize and develop newsworthy stories of global interest and work accurately under deadline pressure is necessary. Applicants need strong organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects across formats and meet deadlines. Applicants need to understand the growing importance of multimedia news. Applicants must have a willingness to work long hours and a solid grasp of regional politics, Islam's role in society and be resourceful in developing news sources in a culture which lacks institutional transparency. Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required. Competence in spoken and written Arabic is a decided advantage.
     Authorization to work in the Kingdom is mandatory.

    For consideration, apply via the following URL: https://careers.ap.org/viewjob.html?erjob=18661:en_US.
    The Associated Press is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

    The Associated Press
    Assistant Business Editor
    Location: New York, NY
    The Associated Press seeks a highly talented and experienced editor and manager to serve as assistant business editor and lead editors and teams of reporters in the Business News department. The job is at AP headquarters in New York.
    This position requires an accomplished manager who can make everybody around him or her a better journalist. This editor must be able to inspire reporters and editors and lead them in producing top-quality journalism. Assistant business editors work closely with the business editor to run a department undergoing a transformation. AP Business News is committed to excellence, and the assistant business editors must help drive this effort.
    Applicants must have at least 5 years of high-level management experience.
    Please apply at www.ap.org or email Kevin Shinkle at kshinkle@ap.org.

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