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Adjunct Instructor for Reporting and Writing I, Specializing in Text/Digital

School of Journalism Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California seeks an adjunct instructor to teach JOUR 207: Reporting and Writing I, Fall 2019. 

JOUR 207 provides students with foundational skills to report, write and produce news stories across multiple platforms, including social media, digital and text.

Applicants should have a minimum of three years reporting experience as a text reporter for a newspaper or digital outlet where text pieces were the primary product writing. That experience should include daily and breaking news reporting.  Experience with enterprise, long-form or feature reporting is a plus. Experience with writing/reporting across multiple platforms including websites, apps, push alerts, and social media platforms is also a plus.

Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or more than three years of professional career/experience.

Applicants should send a letter describing their background, interests and areas of expertise, and an up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae through USC’s job site.

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is among the nation’s leading institutions devoted to the study of communication, journalism and public relations.  With an enrollment of 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students, USC Annenberg scholars, both students and faculty, are defining these fields for the 21st century and beyond.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy.

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.



REQ20073321 Posted Date: 04/19/2019

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