Student Documentary Film Earns Honors at BEA Festival

Congratulations to our students for their Award of Excellence at the Broadcast Education Association International Festival of Media Arts: Erin Wolcott, Conner Sweeney, George Catechis & Jillian Pugliese, SUNY New Paltz (all Digital Media Production majors, class of 2020).  Their Documentary short film, Ben (Not the Fish), earned this highly competitive prize during one of the most unusual years in our world’s history.

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DMJ Dept. Shares Statement on Netiquette 

Dear students,  

We are looking forward to working with you this semester.  Our industry is changing.  Radio, television, film, online media, and journalism are still being produced and/or broadcast, but with the challenges of the pandemic, the landscape of media careers has shifted.  We are keeping a close eye on industry standards and expectations. Technological advances are being made daily. Many of these changes will be here to stay even beyond the pandemic.   Continue reading

Hearst Seeking Freelance Reporters for Points North, an Upstate Regional News Site

Hearst Newspapers, branded as Points North, is looking for freelance news reporters to cover stories focused in the Hudson Valley, Catskills, Adirondacks and Capitol Regions. The position requires reporters to write three digital stories a day with pictures and an understanding of SEO. Depending on the complexity of the piece and amount of sources Hearst is offering  $150 to $300 per piece.They are creating a combination of centerpiece stories along with clusters of shorter stories to keep the fast growing audience engaged. Duties include reporting, producing, writing, and aggregating stories that reflect the image of the site. You must be able to find interesting, regional stories and be able to quickly report breaking news. As well, you will work closely with the editing team to coordinate daily features and future plans. Requirements include: Continue reading

Digital Media, Journalism and Management Interns Needed for the Legislative Gazette in Albany and Remote; Scholarships Available 

Digital Media, Journalism and Management Interns Needed for the Legislative Gazette in Albany and Remote; Scholarships Available

The Legislative Gazette is looking for intern reporters, photographers, video news producers, and media managers for the FALL 2021 semester. Interns will cover state news, and select local and national stories too, for the Gazette’s website and social media network. A team is also needed to plan and produce Gazette Talks, a new podcast that features Legislative Gazette reporters and special guests giving a behind-the-scenes look at how the news is made each week.

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