The Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California seeks a highly qualified adjunct instructor to be our Media Center Digital/Video Coach.
Description: Work in a fast-paced news environment with journalism students in the Media Center at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism who are producing daily news stories for radio, television and web. This position is primarily working with students on various formats of television production, but will also require someone with digital and social media expertise.Â This position requires someone who is patient and nurturing to students who have little to no video production experience. Applicants must be available all day on Thursdays. We also are seeking additional coaching help on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Support and guide producers in identifying story ideas and managing deadlines.
Work one-on-one with student reporters on story development, interviewing, writing, gathering sound, using ambient sound, recording voice tracks and the final production of their stories.
Provide tips on how to make improvements.
Assist students in producing multimedia elements for podcasts and stories.
Guide students in distributing content through social media and other means.
Provide consultation on legal, ethical and usage questions.
Conduct workshops for students if needed.
Degree required:BA or BS
At least five years of journalism experience.
Experience producing high-quality, creative video stories.
Digital, social and multimedia experience preferred.
Familiarity with AP Stylebook.
Proficiency with iNews production software.
Familiarity with Premiere editing.
Applicants should send a letter describing their background, interests and areas of expertise, and an up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae through USCâs job site.
The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international business, USC's diverse curricular offerings provide extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study, and collaboration with leading researchers in highly advanced learning environments. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge.