West Coast Media Jobs: With open roles at HuffPost, KGTV, Bay Area News Group & more!
If you’re looking for a job, leave a comment about what you’re looking for on our Spring Gig Seekers Thread. It’s open to everyone; you don’t need to be a subscriber or based on the West Coast to participate.
Check out talented journalists like…
Hanna Merzbach, an Oregon-based independent journalist, writer and fact-checker. “I write news stories and features about housing & homelessness, the uneven effects of climate change, state politics and anything else that piques my interest…I'm currently looking for: consistent writing gigs for university publications; short-term producer gigs on podcasts related to my beats.” (more info)
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Sorry for the lack of content on this front! It’s been a busy winter/spring teaching, closing a union contract, and dealing with some other work stuff. But I promise this feature will be back soon!
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“Over the course of this six-week virtual workshop, NPR and LAist Studios will work with a small cohort of finalists from across the country to develop new programming centering the Latinx + Latino/a/e experience. Oye participants will receive training, coaching, and resources to develop their pitch and pilot a proof of concept, and a stipend to cover labor and time spent on the project. They will present their pilots to a small audience, and pitches will be considered for further development.” (more info)
ICYMI, from POLITICO: Supreme Court has voted to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
From Poynter: Why Politico’s big Roe v. Wade scoop is unprecedented
From The Cut: A list of abortion funds in each state
ICYMI, from the Daily Beast: Tudum Writers Cruelly Laid Off by Netflix Speak Out
From Twitter Communities: If you’re interested in joining my little West Coast Journalists Community, you can do that here.
Freelance Resources: Rachel Charlene Lewis’ great Freelancing Guide/Editorial Contacts spreadsheet; Mandy Hofmockel’s calendar of paid internships and fellowships deadlines.
Things of Note is now open to submissions! Submit your own links, pop culture recs, and stuff of note for future consideration.
San Diego Area
Nexstar Media Group, Producer, Associate (NE)
Los Angeles/Southern California Area
Spectrum Networks, Multimedia Journalist/Meteorologist
Southern California News Group, Digital Features Editor
E! News, Writer, E-Commerce
USC, Web Writer/Editor
Stitcher, Associate Producer
NFL, Editor 3
Us Magazine, Writer
HOTELS, Magazine editor
The Daily Breeze, Reporter
Cal Poly Pomona, University, Faculty Advisor for Student Newspaper
Central Valley/Coast Area
The Modesto Bee, Executive Editor
ABC-TV/KFSN, Television Reporter
Valley Public Radio (KVPR), Reporter (Report for America)
San Fransisco/Northern California Area
KATU/KUNP, Temporary Part-Time News Producer
KTVL, Multimedia Journalist
Grande Ronde Valley, Regional Reporter
Willamette Week, Courts and Crime Reporter
Oregon Health & Science University, Digital Content Strategist
Grants Pass Daily Courier, Sports Reporter
The Seattle Times, Features Editor
McClatchy, Visual Journalist/Writer
KIRO-TV, Multi-platform Producer
The Bellingham Herald, Climate Change Reporter
City Cast, Roving Producer
Digiday, Branded Content Editor
Decider, Senior Entertainment Reporter
“This role is currently remote with the expectation of a future return to office in a hybrid capacity.”
The List, Soap Opera News Writer
Truthout, Breaking News Writing Fellow (Telecommute);
American Press Institute, Web Applications Engineer
“API’s main office is located in Arlington, Virginia. We will consider remote candidates as well as those who prefer to work in and/or want to relocate to our office. The API team is mostly working remotely at present and has flexible expectations about working from the office in the future. Remote candidates should be willing to travel to the API main office for occasional meetings — typically trips of 2-3 days every 6-8 weeks. The job also may include occasional travel to conferences or other API events.”
19th News, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Fellowship (apply by May 31, 2022)
Fox 5 San Diego, News Intern
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