By Susan Older Founder, Displaced Journalists I have a contact who is looking to assemble a small group of fairly regular content producers who, in his words, ideally have the following qualifications (in order of importance): 1. Strong writing skills: must be able to produce well researched, accurate, and very clean copy that does not require […]
Butler Koshland Fellowships is looking for an independent, intelligent, and highly-motivated person to serve as a fellow to Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO of The Commonwealth Club of California. The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum. A nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization, they bring over 400 annual events […]
Displaced Journalists reports that Mother Jones magazine is going to hire a Senior Project Manager for its Climate Desk. This new job for a journalists of stature will be based at one of Mother Jones’ three offices: San Francisco, New York, or Wasington, D.C.
NPR National Public Radio has a job opening in the D.C. metro area for a Deputy Managing Editor.
By Jules Older, Feb. 5, 2013 Anyone? Anyone? Making Money You may recall, in Writer’s Lifeguard 78, I announced, “My goal, my aim, my early resolution for 2013 is to start making money again.” Too early to tell if that will work, but I’ve started putting it into practice. Three examples… 1. After my ski quiz appeared […]
Time Inc., the publisher of magazines including Time and Sports Illustrated, has begun eliminating about 6% of its head count — nearly 500 jobs — in the biggest round of cuts at the company since 2008, Ad Age reports.
DDC Advocacy is looking for a talented and passionate Digital Media Manager to join our Advocacy Services team. This person will be responsible for managing a team of associates monitoring, tracking, and analyzing large quantities of online, digital, and traditional media coverage for multiple clients.
Susan Older, Displaced Journalists I got only 10 résumés four months ago when I asked the Displaced Journalists community — LinkedIn, this website, Facebook and Twitter — to help develop a talent pool of journalists seeking fair pay. When I asked for résumés, I had a client looking for a consortium of journalists who could be tapped […]
By Daniel Axelrod The unemployment rate of 7.7 percent (see study below) for new graduates of journalism schools is a half percentage point lower than the national unemployment rate, and the accompanying median salary projection of $32,000 for new j-school grads is commensurate with the most recent Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) estimate of $30,000. But beyond a […]
The World Bank’s external web site—www.worldbank.org—provides 204 million unique visitors a year with timely information and serves as a symbol of the institution’s transparency and willingness to work with clients and partners around the world. It is the Bank’s most public tool for broadcasting results and demonstrating openness and accountability. Managing the quality and presentation […]keep looking »