Tag Archives: Digital/Social Media

Learn how Data Analytics is an essential part of Media, Advertising and Marketing on Friday, March 6!

Careers in Data Analytics for Liberal Arts – Panel Discussion – When it comes to data analytics, it is everywhere and used in a variety of industries and career roles. The panelists will talk about this growing variety, its appropriateness for many different majors, and how the liberal arts support careers in this space. Hear from a panel of Middlebury alumni with a variety of backgrounds who now have careers across a wide spectrum utilizing data analytics.

Date: Friday, March 6

Time: 12:30-1:30pm

Location: MBH 220

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Learn about Business Intelligence in a Media Company on Friday, March 6!

Chistopher Whitely ‘95 (Literary Studies), Senior Director, Research and Data, with Comcast/Freewheel will speak about his role in business intelligence within this media company, why it’s important, and the power of modern analytics. This will include covering the skills and knowledge sets, both formal and informal, that contribute to a successful career in Business Intelligence (BI), as well as what the regular responsibilities and work of a BI Analyst at a larger media company include.

Date: Friday, March 6

Time: 2:45pm – 3:30pm

Location: Hillcrest 103

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Paid Digital Media Production Fellow Job on campus

Essential Functions:
The Communications and Marketing Fellowship Program is for students interested in media production and journalism that want to get hands-on experience creating content in a professional work environment. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our large audience and leave with a strong portfolio.

General Responsibilities:
Digital Media Production Fellows spend their time creating videos and other forms of digital content including podcasting and VR for entities across the institution. This content can vary from short for social media segments for Instagram to long-form in-depth storytelling on a specific class or research project being promoted in the Middlebury Newsroom or MiddleburyMagazine.com.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
● A passion for storytelling through digital media
● Eager to contribute story ideas and new ways of thinking
● A strong understanding and active engagement on social media platforms
● Ability to work quickly and collaboratively with a fast-paced team
Experience:
● Experience with video editing software — preferably Adobe Premiere Pro
● Experience shooting video on smartphones, DSLR or Mirrorless cameras

Click here to learn more about this opportunity and to apply through the Student Employment Office!

Midd Alum offering an NBC News Partnerships Summer Internship opportunity

NBC News partnerships consists of a small team of veteran producers and journalists who manage the editorial relationship between NBC Network shows (TODAY, Nightly News, Meet the Press, Dateline, Original NBC Social/Digital) and our 200+ local affiliate stations across the country. Our goal is simple: amplify the reach of NBC reporting on both the national and local level. Our intern plays a crucial role in reaching this daily goal. 

Intern Purpose & Responsibilities (Job Description):

-Populate and analyze daily airings reports via Excel

-Research local stories, websites and stations nationwide

-Send daily alerts increasing local social media engagement

-Assist in producing crosstalks (live hits) and interviews

-Transcribe meetings, interviews and show content

-Meet and assist on tours with visiting affiliates

-Assist on special events and in control room

Qualifications:

Must have knowledge of current events

Previous work experience in an office/newsroom environment

Previous internship experience

Strong writing skills

Strong research skills

Social media/digital skills

Familiar with various online news websites

Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

Strong work ethic

Additional Information About the Opportunity:

Interns have the ability to attend daily production and editorial meetings. Attend Q&A sessions and meetings throughout the internship with various NBC News correspondents, producers, Senior staff, visiting correspondents etc. Have the unique opportunity to observe firsthand all the platforms of NBC through the News Partnerships team.

Education Level: Sophomore, Junior, Senior

If you would like to apply to this great opportunity to work with a Midd alum, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Christine Schozer ’13 at at Christine.Schozer@nbcuni.com and copy agomez@middlebury.edu

Advertising Educational Foundation’s New Marketing Realities Symposium – watch all presentations on aef.com

AEF recently held its annual Symposium as a kick-off session to ANA’s Masters of Marketing Conference. The topic of “New Marketing Realities: The Intersection of Technology and Culture” was examined by a group of industry pros and academicians. The keynote presentation was given by Neal Arthur, Wieden + Kennedy.  Master of Ceremonies, Paul Kurnit, Pace University also led a panel discussion with Carole Irgang, IBM; Husani Oakley, Deutsch; Lee-An Finlay, Acceleration, a Wunderman Thompson Company; and Kai Wright, Columbia University. Click here to view the full presentations now.

Paid Journalism Internships

College juniors, seniors, and graduate students APPLY NOW for paid summer internships at top media companies. Gain hands-on experience in Business Reporting, Multiplatform Editing, Digital Media, and Data Journalism.

Click here to learn about the opportunities and to apply in handshake.