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Adjunct Instructor for Reporting and Writing I, Specializing in Video/Audio

School of Journalism Los Angeles, California

The Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California seeks an adjunct instructor, specializing in Video/Audio, to teach JOUR 207: Reporting and Writing I

JOUR 207 provides students with foundational skills to report, write and produce journalism content across multiple platforms, including broadcast, digital and text.

Applicants should have a minimum of three years of broadcast reporting or producing experience. That experience should include a mix of spot news/daily reporting and long-form/long-term reporting (such as enterprise stories, special projects, investigative, etc.)  Applicants should be able to write, shoot and edit traditional broadcast packages and social media videos.

Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Journalism (or related field) is preferred. Bachelor’s degree (coupled with longer professional career/experience) is acceptable.

We particularly seek a candidate who is proficient in the following areas:

Required Skills/Knowledge Areas:

  • Writing/reporting across multiple platforms including (but not limited to): web sites, apps, push alerts, and social media platforms.
  • The pitching process in media newsrooms and for freelancers.
  • Shooting video and sound with a video camera or mobile phone.
  • A working knowledge of editing video and sound using Adobe Premiere and Audition software.
  • Writing in two-column script format with a working knowledge of how to create on screen graphics.

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.



REQ20052966 Posted Date: 11/06/2017

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