NAHJ Career Center Featured Job: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Interactive Producer position available in New York at News 12

Job Opportunity Alert – Bilingual (English/Spanish) Interactive Producer position available in New York at News 12

NAHJ’s Career Center has hundreds of job opportunities, posted by media companies around the country. During these difficult times, do not miss out on the opportunity to work for companies dedicated to diversity in the newsroom. Check out the NAHJ Career Center website ( to view job posts and upload your resume. And don’t forget to mention applying through NAHJ’s Career Center site!

Featured job opportunity for the month:

TV News Station in New York is seeking the right person to be responsible for translation of stories from English to Spanish. Prepare and execute all aspects of news and other content for delivery on all Interactive platforms including web, ITV and other emerging technologies. Ensure all content meets network’s standards for all journalistic integrity and production quality and conforms to proper rules of grammar and the AP Style Guide. Minimum of 1-year experience as a news producer or news associate producer. Must be fluent in reading and writing of both English and Spanish and have the capability to translate into Broadcast Spanish quickly and accurately.

Again, you can apply for this position and many others through NAHJ’s career center on the NAHJ website.

For more information, log on to NAHJ’s Career Center site ( or contact Rosemarie at or 202-662-7480.


Global Editor – The Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, NY

The Democrat and Chronicle newspaper in Rochester, New York is looking for a Global Editor. This information comes from Virgil Smith, who is the VP of Talent Management for Gannett, the company that owns this publication (via Parity Project director Kevin Olivas).

Please share this with journalists who might be interested in, and qualified for this, especially those from diverse backgrounds. Questions should be directed to Mr. Smith at:

Position is based in Rochester, NY and relocation would be required.

The Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, N.Y., is looking for a global editor who would monitor its international and national coverage, with an emphasis on making connections of international events to the Rochester community. Duties include the production of multiple news platforms for the conversion desk; coordinating coverage of breaking news for online and print editions; supervising the selection of daily international and national stories; editing and posting online stories; wire editing, page designing; and acting as liaison with ethnic groups. The global editor must be collaborative and work with copy editors, designers and other conversion desk editors; must be savvy about all platforms, including mobile and new technologies as well as print; and must have packaging knowledge of print and digital platforms and Search Engine Optimization skills for the Web. The position requires work at night and on weekends.


· A bachelor’s degree is required. Knowledge of the CCI publishing system is helpful.

Virgil Smith

VP-Talent Management

Gannett Co., Inc.

703 854-2021 Fax

Or apply directly online by visiting:

Long Island Latino Media Conference/Conferencia de Medios Latinos de Long Island at Hofstra on May 22 (Free/Gratis)

On May 22, 2010, Hofstra University’s Journalism Department will host its first Long Island Latino Media Conference from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Studio A, Dempster Hall/South Campus. Free event!

Local editors, reporters, Hofstra journalism professors, community group members and public officials will explore the growing role of Latin…o Media in public life in Long Island. After the welcoming remarks, a panel, “Future of Latino Media on Long Island: Challenges and Opportunities,” will discuss the role of Latino publications in the area.

Following the morning presentations and lunch, Hofstra faculty and industry professional will present free workshops in English and Spanish about skills and technologies needed to tell stories online.

NAHJ member Jose Bayona is conducting a workshop in Spanish about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Social Media for Journalist, with English translation.

If anyone is interested in participating in the workshop, again is free, please download this form ( and mail it to the address listed inside or send it by email to

For more information about the conference call Prof. Carol Fletcher/Hofstra Journalism Dptm. at (516) 463 6464.

Also, you can visit or follow the hashtag #LatinoHofstra on Twitter.

(Transportation, courtesy of Hofstra University, will be available from the Long Island Rail Road’s Hempstead Station to campus).

El próximo 22 de mayo de 2010, el departamento de periodismo de la Universidad Hofstra realizará su primera Conferencia de Medios Latinos de Long Island, de 9:30 am a 4 pm. !Es un evento gratis!

Editores de medios locales, reporteros, profesores de periodismo de Hofstra, miembros de grupos comunitarios y oficiales públicos electos discutirán sobre el papel de los medios latinos en la vida pública de Long Island.

Después de las palabras de bienvenida, el panel “El futuro de los medios latinos en Long Island: Desafíos y oportunidades” discutirá a fondo sobre la función que juegan los medios latinos en el área. Después del almuerzo, profesores de Hofstra y profesionales de la industria presentarán talleres gratis en español e inglés sobre herramientas y tecnología necesarias para contar historias en línea.

Jose Bayona, un miembro de NAHJ, presentará un taller en español sobre cómo optimizar información para los motores de búsqueda en línea y cómo periodistas pueden aprovechar las redes sociales en su trabajo diario.

Si alguien está interesado en participar, de nuevo: es !gratis!, puede descargar este formulario ( o escribir a

Para más información sobre la conferencia pueden comunicarse con la prof. Carol Fletcher/Hofstra Journalism al (516) 463 6464. También puede visitar el sitio web o seguir el hashtag #LatinoHofstra en Twitter.

(Transporte, cortesia de Hofstra University, estará disponible desde la estación de tren Hempstead del Long Island Rail Road hasta la Universidad).