Professor of Practice and Director, Cronkite Sports Bureau, Phoenix

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University in Arizona

Date Posted May 22, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University seeks to hire a Professor of Practice and Director of the Cronkite Sports Bureau to lead the schools sports journalism bureau located at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication on the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus.

                                   

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching and supervising upper-level undergraduate and graduate multimedia journalism students five days a week during the fall and spring semesters; establishing the Cronkite Sports Bureau in Phoenix by developing partnerships with local, regional and/or national sports media outlets; leading students in the hands-on creation of digital, print and multimedia sports content; working closely with the Assistant Dean and other faculty to integrate efforts in the Cronkite sports journalism curriculum; performing other faculty responsibilities for the School, such as committee assignments, student recruitment and other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Required: Six years of major-market, national or regional sports reporting, editing or producing experience. A bachelor's degree.

 

Desired: Ability to create visual content for online platforms, including photo, graphic and video experience; experience working with undergraduate and/or graduate students in a university setting; bilingual (English/Spanish).

 

Application deadline: June 9, 2014, or if not filled, the first of each month thereafter until the search is closed.

 

Application procedure: Materials must include: 1) a resume, 2) video work samples, and 3) names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references.

 

Submit materials to:

 

Mark Lodato

Assistant Dean

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

555 N. Central Avenue, Suite 302

Phoenix, AZ 85004

Email:  cronkitejobs@asu.edu 

 

The Cronkite School offers Bachelor of Arts, Masters of Mass Communication and Ph.D. degrees. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. ASU is a large Research I institution located in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

 

A leader in digital media education and the home of the Carnegie-Knight News21 program, the Cronkite School is expanding its sports journalism program. The school added more than 20 top journalists and scholars to the faculty over the past six years.

 

Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/. The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication actively encourages diversity among its applicants and work force.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at https://cronkite.asu.edu/jjobs