Sign Up Form

  • New America Media

    Richmond Pulse Youth Media Start-up

    YOUTH JOURNALIST APPLICATION


    Richmond Pulse will be working with 6 to 10 youth and young adults from Richmond Ca, who will be trained as multimedia community health reporters for the purpose amplifying the voices of Richmond residents, shining a light on health disparities that exist within their community and having a say in how the community is seen and perceived by those outside of it. With the help of New America Media, their stories will be distributed and made visible to the wider community via online and traditional outlets (print publications, radio and TV broadcast). The long-term objective of this initiative is to build a permanent and sustainable infrastructure for community journalism in Richmond that will serve as a source of local information for residents and policymakers alike.

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Richmond Pulse is seeking applicants with a passion for multimedia story telling. Responsibilities include writing print stories, shooting photos/videos, recording audio, and interact with the community. Applicants need not be proficient in these fields as there will be training but they need to be eager to learn, able to take criticism, and revise projects as necessary. Applicants need to be punctual for meetings and deadlines. Flexible schedule is a plus as applicants need to be able to react the ever-changing news environment.

    Youth journalists will produce multimedia stories (print, radio, TV and/or Internet) to shed light on health issues in the Richmond, Ca. The youth journalists will work with the Youth Media Coordinators to produce journalistically sound, quality work. They will shed light on issues affecting the community.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Youth journalists should be within the ages of 15-24.

    Must live in Richmond, CA, or surrounding cities. (El Cerrito, San Pablo, etc.)

    Youth journalists can attend schools outside of the Richmond as long as they demonstrate a commitment to this project.

    COMPENSATION

    Each student will be paid for his/her work. The amount of the stipends are to be determined.

    ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS

    Please contact Youth Media Coordinator Malcolm Marshall at: mmarshall@newameriamedia.org

    APPLICATION

    If interested, please fill out the YOUTH JOURNALIST APPLICATION and submit electronically.

    Richmond Pulse Youth Media Start-up

    YOUTH JOURNALIST APPLICATION

  • Please enter a value between 15 and 24.
 

2 Responses to Get Involved!

  1. Ben Delaney says:

    I am interested in helping to support PULSE with advertising. Do you have a rate card?

    thanks, and good luck!

  2. Verlie Matthews says:

    I’m writing a screenplay about a gang community and would like to be apart of the program. I also taught youth from k-12.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>