CENTER FOR INTEGRATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF JOURNALISM
 
Dec 5, 2018 in NEWS
 

CIIJ's 16th Annual Journalism Job and Internship Fair

 
16th Annual CIIJ Journalism Job and Internship Fair
Tuesday, October 18, 2018
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
San Francisco State University
Jack Adams Hall in the Cesar Chavez Student Center

Important guidelines for journalism students and graduates attending the job fair, click here

To download a pdf file of helpful information on how to prepare for interviews at the job fair and compiling a useful portfolio written by Joe Grimm, recruiting and development editor for the Detroit Free Press, click here.

135 students registered for the job fair.

Below is a list of recruiters who attended the job fair.

ANG Newspapers
Martin Reynolds, Assistant City Editor

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Editor, Copy Editor, Photographer and Graphic Designer
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer and Copy Editor

The Associated Press
Stephanie Mullen, Photo Editor
John Raess, Chief of Bureau, SF
Steve Loeper, Administrative News Editor

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Editor, Copy Editor and Photographer
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Editor, Copy Editor and Photographer
Careers at Associated Press
AP employs more journalists than any other news organization. The AP has bureaus in every state in the United States and in scores of countries worldwide. The AP seeks people with a wide range of skills. Perhaps there is a place for you.
Associated Press Internships
A highly selective, 12-week, individually tailored training program (news, photo, DC metro desk and graphics) for students who are aspiring print, photo, graphics and multimedia journalists.
Associated Press Diverse Visions Workshop
An annual five-day multicultural photojournalism workshop pairing aspiring student photojournalists with mentors who are AP photographers and editors. The program is held in different locations around the United States.
Associated Press Diverse Voices Workshop
An annual five-day multicultural journalism workshop pairing aspiring student journalists with mentors who are AP writers and editors. The program is held in different locations around the United States.
The Boston Globe
Michele McDonald, Photographer

Jobs interviewing for: None
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Copy Editor, Photographer and Graphic Designer
The Boston Globe - Newsroom Summer Internship
The largest group of interns works in the metro on general assignment. Others are assigned to sports, living/arts, business, and the Washington, DC bureau. We also have intern positions in the photography and graphics departments, and on the copy desk.
Contra Costa Times
Bob Nishizaki, Assistant Managing Editor

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Editor, Copy Editor, Photographer and Graphic Designer
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Copy Editor, Photographer and Graphic Designer
Contra Costa Newspapers Business Internship
Time to get serious about your career? Ready to get some real world experience? Want to learn about a Fortune 500 company from the inside? Take the next step with Contra Costa Newspapers!
The Dallas Morning News
Sue Smith, Deputy Managing Editor, Recruiting and Training

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Editor, Copy Editor, Web Designer
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Copy Editor, Photographer, Graphic Designer and Web Designer
Jobs at the Dallas Morning News
Qualified candidates may submit their resumes, including salary requirements, for open positions. The Dallas Morning News values diversity and inclusiveness and is an equal opportunity employer.
The Denver Post
Carla Kimbrough-Robinson, Associate Editor/Staff Development

Jobs interviewing for: Copy Editor
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Photographer and Graphic Designer
The Denver Post Internship Program
The No. 1 newspaper in the Rocky Mountain region is offering a 10-week internship. Interns work in several parts of the newsroom as news or features reporters, photographers or graphic designers.
El Reportero
Najma Nuriddin, Public Relations
Marvin Ramirez, Editor

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Editor, Copy Editor, Photographer, Graphic Designer and Web Designer
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Editor, Copy Editor, Photographer, Graphic Designer and Web Designer
El Reportero seeks a News Assistant
El Reportero seeks a News Assistant to work between 8-10 hours per week. Flexible hours. Applicants need to have basic journalism skills. Training available. Will re-write wire stories and press releases and conduct interviews.
El Reportero seeks Entry Level Reporter
El Reportero seeks an entry level reporter to write a weekly local story about city government (the board of supervisors or education beats) or the upcoming November elections.
El Tecolote
Eva Martinez, Publisher
Kaira Espinoza, Recruiter

Jobs interviewing for: None
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Copy Editor, Photographer, Graphic Designer and Web Designer

The Gilroy Dispatch
Mark Derry, Executive Editor
Also recruiting for Hollister Free Lance and Morgan Hill Times.
Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Graphic Designer and Sports Writer
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer and Photographer

JournalismNext.com
Phuong Ly, Associate

KTSF TV
Shirley Klippel, Human Resources Administrator
Rose Shirinian, News Director

Jobs interviewing for: None
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer with a Chinese Language Background
Internships at KTSF Television
KTSF is the only station in the United States broadcasting nightly, live news programming in both Cantonese and Mandarin.
KTVU and KICU
Roy Avila, Director of Community Affairs

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Editor and Photographer
Internships interviewing for: Editor and Photographer
KTVU/Fox 2 Employment Opportunities
Learn about employment opportunities at KTVU.
KTVU News Internship
3-4 interns per news program, Mon-Sun/5am-11pm, 12 hours per week. General office work training, heavy phone activity, opportunity for viewing and pulling tapes for producers and writers. High interest in news desirable.
Marin Independent Journal
Scott Henry, Photo and New Media Editor

Jobs interviewing for: None
Internships interviewing for: Photographer and Web Designer
Employment at the Marin Independent Journal
The Marin Independent Journal is a daily newspaper located in beautiful Marin County. We enjoy a fast-paced culture where we create, produce and distribute a new product every single day.

Internships available at Marin Independent Journal
The Marin Independent Journal, a 40,000-circulation daily paper based in Novato, is seeking interns year-round in its Lifestyles department to help with a wide variety of assignments.
The Modesto Bee
David Peterson, Internship Coordinator/Assistant City Editor

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Editor, Copy Editor and Photographer
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Copy Editor and Photographer
Modesto Bee Sports Reporting Internship
The Modesto Bee, a McClatcy newspaper, is seeking an energetic and creative reporter/writer for our 10-week paid ($450/week) full-time fall internship that starts in October.
Monterey Herald
Royal Calkins, Editorial Page Editor

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Copy Editor and Night City Editor
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer and Copy Editor

Mother Jones Magazine
Elizabeth Gettelman, Assistant Research Editor

Jobs interviewing for: None
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer

Pacific News Service
Pueng Vongs, Editor
Pete Micek, Spanish Media Monitor
Eugenia Chien, Editor

Jobs interviewing for: None
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer

Pop and Politics
Jean Chen, Managing Editor
Gary Moskowitz, Assistant Managing Editor
Jessica Jones, Staff Writer
Zoneil Maharaj, Staff Writer

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer
Internships intervieiwng for: Reporter/Writer
Contribute to PopandPolitics.com!
We're looking for first person pieces that report on an event or give an opinion. Articles are short (800 words) and almost like a blog. A casual tone is great, and humor is a plus. Write on what you know -- firsthand experience is best.
Press-Enterprise
Ray Griffith, Assistant Managing Editor

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Copy Editor, Graphic Designer and Web Designer
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer and Copy Editor

The Salinas Californian
Scott Faust, Executive Editor

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Copy Editor and Sports Writer
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Copy Editor and Photographer

San Francisco Business Times
Lesley Guth, Senior Editor

Jobs interviewing for: None
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer

San Francisco Chronicle
John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor
Pati Poblete, Editorial Writer and Columnist

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Editor, Copy Editor, Photographer, Graphic Designer and Web Designer
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Editor, Copy Editor, Photographer, Graphic Designer and Web Designer
San Francisco Chronicle Job Opportunities
Editorial positions include reporter, copy editor, assigning editor, photographer, artist and page designer, librarian and editorial assistant. Whether we have open positions or not, we are always pleased to hear from talented journalists.
San Francisco Chronicle Summer and 2-year Internships
Summer (12 weeks) or 2 year internship at the San Francisco Chronicle. $554/week. Application deadline: Tuesday, November 15, 2018.
San Francisco Downtown
Gordon Reynolds, Editor/Publisher
Carole Barrow, Recruiter

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer and Graphic Designer
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer

San Jose Mercury News
Melissa Jordan, Senior Editor for Recruiting and Training
Gary Reyes, Recruiter

Jobs interviewing for: None
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Copy Editor, Photographer and Graphic Designer
San Jose Mercury News Job Openings
Here you will find a complete list of career opportunities available at the San Jose Mercury News along with application information.
San Jose Mercury News Newsroom Internships
Internships are available in reporting, copy editing, photography and graphics and/or design and typically run for 10 weeks from June to August. Interns are paid at the prevailing rate for entry-level staff as governed by our Guild contract.
San Jose Mercury News Summer Photography Internship Program
As a Mercury News photo intern, you will be encouraged to become involved in the entire creative process. You will learn to work closely with reporters, editors, and picture editors on your way to becoming a complete journalist.
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Charles Buxton, Senior Editor

Jobs interviewing for: None
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer

The Seattle Times
Kimberly Peterson, Reporter/Recruiter

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer and Copy Editor
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Copy Editor, Photographer and Graphic Designer
Jobs in The Seattle Times Newsroom
Even if there is no position open in your field, you are invited to file your resume and clips with us. We keep them in our database, which we refer to when jobs open in the newsroom.
The Seattle Times Company - Summer Internships
Open to sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students attending a four-year college or university. Applicants must be journalism majors or have a demonstrated commitment to print journalism. Previous internship at a daily newspaper is a plus.
Three Year Residencies at The Seattle Times
Applicants must have graduated by the time the residency begins. Applicants must have had at least two to three successful internships at large, metropolitan dailies or a year or two at smaller dailies. Positions are filled as vacancies occur.
Sierra Magazine
Jennifer Hattam, Senior Associate Editor

Jobs interviewing for: Freelance Photographer
Internships interviewing for: Editorial positions in research and fact-checking

University of California, Berkeley
Graduate School of Journalism
Lanita Pace-Hinton, Director of Career Services
Dana Halpin, Recruiter

Interviewing for: Prospective graduate students
UC Berkeley Journalism School
The two-year Master of Journalism (M.J.) program provides intensive training in journalism skills and teaches the traditions and principles of the field.
UC Berkeley Journalism/J-Jobs: Job and Internship Listings
J-Jobs is a service to the journalism community provided by the University of California at Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
UC Berkeley Program in Environmental Journalism
The school developed the program in response to the interests of students and out of a belief that more in-depth coverage of environmental issues would enhance not only the field of journalism but also the public dialogue.
Vallejo-Times Herald
Mary Leahy, City Editor

Viacom Television Stations
Bob Butler, Director, Diversity

Jobs interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Editor, Photographer and Web Designer
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer, Photographer and Web Designer
Viacom Television Stations News Apprenticeship Program
This is a 6-month, paid apprenticeship in which those selected will learn how a television station operates behind the camera. You'll train on the assignment desk, in special projects, promotions, as a writer and a producer.
VoIP Magazine
Diane DiPrima, Managing Editor

Jobs interviewing for: None
Internships interviewing for: Reporter/Writer
QuarterPower Media News Internship
QuarterPower Media is the publisher of print and online publications including Linux Magazine, VoIP Magazine, and Wireless Beat. During your internship you will gain experience in news reporting and copy editing.
These companies are sending materials to display at the fair, but are unable to attend in person this year:

Charlotte Observer
Jim Walser, Senior Editor for Recruiting & Staff Development
Charlotte Observer 2006 Summer Internships
The Charlotte Observer offers summer internships each year. We prefer to hire rising seniors, but also select recent graduates. We strongly prefer candidates who've worked a previous internship at a daily newspaper. The deadline is Dec. 1, 2018.
Chicago Tribune
Shelia Solomon, Senior Editor for Recruiting
Chicago Tribune Internships
Our intern program seeks college juniors, seniors and graduate students who have at least one previous internship on a metropolitan daily newspaper.

Chicago Tribune Multimedia Internship
Chicago Tribune seeks college juniors, seniors or graduate students with college and/or professional experience writing and producing news content in three or more media, including newspapers, TV, the Internet and radio.

Chicago Tribune Residents
Residents are an integral part of the Tribune editorial department, city and suburban, doing the same quality work and receiving the same medical benefits as other members of the staff. This is not a training program.
Dow Jones Newspaper Fund
Linda Waller, Deputy Director
Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Business Reporting Program
For minority sophomores and juniors. Interns attend a one-week training seminar at New York University's Department of Journalism and Mass Communication in Manhattan and will cover business and consumer news.

Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Newspaper Copy Editing Program
College juniors, seniors and graduate students work as news copy editors at daily newspapers. Those selected for the program attend the Centers for Editing Excellence at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Sports Copy Editing Program
College juniors, seniors and graduate students work as sports copy editors at daily newspapers and attend a two-week editing seminar.
The Oregonian
George Rede, Director of Recruiting and Training
Internships at The Oregonian
Summer internships open to reporters, copy editors, photographers, graphic artists and page designers. Minority internship program is open to recent college graduates who are African American, American Indian, Asian American, Hispanic or Pacific Islander.
Sun-Sentinel
Kathy Pellegrino, Recruitment Editor
South Florida Sun-Sentinel Job Opportunities
The Sun-Sentinel -- daily circulation 251,000 and Sunday 337,000 - is a part of Tribune Co., which publishes 11 dailies including the Chicago Tribune, LA Times and Newsday.

A Photo Essay by Craig Young


Zoneil Maharaj and Poh Si Teng work the front desk while Jocelyne Ampon, right, hands a job fair attendee her receipt before she enters the CIIJ job fair at SF State.


(From left) SF State journalism majors Katherine Ambellan, James Woodard and Erin Pursell wait in line to speak to Oakland Tribune Associate Editor Martin Reynolds.


Scott Faust, Salinas Californian executive editor, left, listens to SF State journalism major James Woodard talk about his journalism and life experiences.


SF State journalism major Brad Wall, left, talks to Monterey Herald page editor Royal Calkins.


Pop and Politics editor Jean Chen talks to U.C. Berkeley journalism graduate student Zach Slobig.


Boston Globe photographer Michele McDonald critiques Chips Quinn scholar and San Jose State University photojournalism major Ryan Balbuena’s photos.


Contra Costa Times Assistant Managing Editor/News Operations Bob Nishizaki looks over the clips of Timothy Martin.


Humboldt State University journalism major Allison Sampite shakes Seattle Times Reporter/Recruiter Kimberly Peterson's hand after her interview.


JournalismNext.com representative Phuong Ly collects U.C. Berkeley journalism graduate student Jun Wang's resume. JournalismNext.com allows journalists to post their resumes online for prospective employers.


SF State photojournalism major Julia Robinson fills out an exit survey.