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BG Falcon Media

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BG Falcon Media

Join BG Falcon Media for Fall 2024

All students are welcome to join any and all of the BG Falcon Media brands – regardless of major and from freshman to doctoral student. We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to engage with our campus community at whatever time commitment you can make. To learn more, drop an email to Falcon Media Manager Karl Smith.

We are now accepting applications for paid executive staff positions for the 2024-25 academic year, a paid summer internship, a paid summer design position, summer volunteers/interns, and specific volunteer and intern opportunities for Fall 2024. Please follow the application instructions for each position.

 

EXECUTIVE STAFF (all run the full academic year beginning in August)
Deadline to apply for all positions – Thursday, March 14

Executive Content Director: The Executive Content Director serves as Falcon Media’s student leader, ensuring content production aligns with organizational objectives and fulfills the needs of the website, The BG News, WBGU-FM, Falcon Radio, Falcon Media social channels, BG24, and other Falcon Media products. Read the full job description here. To apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this position and the goals you would have for the upcoming academic year, a resume, and two letters of recommendation (at least one from a non-student) via email to Falcon Media Manager Karl Smith.

News Content Director: The News Content Director serves as Falcon Media’s chief news executive, leading Falcon Media’s news operations, ensuring news content production aligns with organizational objectives and fulfills the needs of the website, The BG News, WBGU-FM, Falcon Radio, Falcon Media social channels, and other Falcon Media products. Read the full job description here. To apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this position and the goals you would have for the upcoming academic year, a resume, and two letters of recommendation (at least one from a non-student) via email to Falcon Media Manager Karl Smith.

Falcon Media Sports Network Director: This person leads sports content development for all of Falcon Media including the Falcon Media website, the BG News, and play-by-play broadcasting. Read the full job description here. To apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this position and the goals you would have for the upcoming academic year, a resume, and two letters of recommendation (at least one from a non-student) via email to Falcon Media Manager Karl Smith.

Social Media Director: The Social Media Director leads Falcon Media’s social media channels, focusing on growing audience and increasing engagement. Read the full job description hereTo apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this position and the goals you would have for the upcoming academic year, a resume, and two letters of recommendation (at least one from a non-student) via email to Falcon Media Manager Karl Smith.

BG News Editor-in-Chief: The BG News Editor In Chief is the chief student manager for editorial content appearing in The BG News. This position directs and selects staff and is responsible for content and operational decisions. Read the full job description here. To apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this position and the goals you would have for the upcoming academic year, a resume, and two letters of recommendation (at least one from a non-student) via email to Falcon Media Manager Karl Smith.

BG News Managing Editor: The BG News Managing Editor works with the BG News Editor In Chief (EIC) to manage editorial content appearing in The BG News as well as supporting content editing for BGFalconMedia.com. This position assists in all content and operational decisions. Read the full job description here. To apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this position and the goals you would have for the upcoming academic year, a resume, and two letters of recommendation (at least one from a non-student) via email to Falcon Media Manager Karl Smith.

Falcon Radio Operations Manager: This position oversees all Falcon Radio operations and serves as the primary link between radio station volunteer staff, the station’s faculty adviser, and the rest of Falcon Media. Read the full job description hereTo apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this position and the goals you would have for the upcoming academic year, a resume, and two letters of recommendation (at least one from a non-student) via email to Falcon Media Manager Karl Smith.

Falcon Media Sports Network Production Director: The Production Director is responsible for the creation of all promotional announcements, public service announcements, underwriting spots, and any other pre-recorded message as well as board operations for all live sports broadcasts. Read the full job description here.  To apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this position and the goals you would have for the upcoming academic year, a resume, and two letters of recommendation (at least one from a non-student) via email to Falcon Media Manager Karl Smith.

BG24 Executive Producer: The Executive Producer is the chief student leader for BG 24, the student-led broadcast news organization, ensuring professional operation. This person oversees all newscasts, programs, and video content, ensuring professional quality and efficient use of resources. Read the full job description hereTo apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this position and the goals you would have for the upcoming academic year, a resume, and two letters of recommendation (at least one from a non-student) via email to Falcon Media Manager Karl Smith.

BG24 Director: The Director directs the weekly BG24 newscast, pre-production, and special video projects, ensuring professional quality and efficient use of resources. Read the full job description here.  To apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this position and the goals you would have for the upcoming academic year, a resume, and two letters of recommendation (at least one from a non-student) via email to Falcon Media Manager Karl Smith.

OTHER PAID STAFF POSITIONS
Deadline to apply for all positions – Thursday, March 14

SUMMER

Summer content intern (May to July): This part-time (20 hours per week) internship runs from the first week in May to the end of July (student must be available for that entire timespan) and will be a hybrid position, meaning some work will be done remotely but most of it will require on-campus work. The intern will conduct interviews, capture images, shoot video, and create content for print, online, social, and video. Read the full job description here and to apply, send an email explaining why you’re a good fit for this position to Falcon Media Manager Karl Smith.

Senior graphic designer – Summer (May to August): This person will work as staff under the guidance/supervision of the BG Falcon Media Creative Director. Design, layout and prepare for vendors publications and marketing materials for BG Falcon Media and its business units. Position is part-time for the summer. Applicant must be a junior or senior Graphic Design student from the School of Art, Graphic Design division. To apply submit a cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this position, a resume, a link to your portfolio, and a letter of reference from previous graphic design-related employer or Graphic Design faculty to Falcon Media Creative Director Jacqui Barchick. Read the full job description here.

FALL 2024 THROUGH SPRING 2025

Team Member/ Delivery BG News Circulation (Full academic year): This person delivers the BG News each week during the academic year (12 editions per semester) as well as speciality publications as needed (typically three or four per academic year). They also coordinate other drivers and vendor deliveries. Must have a reliable vehicle and insurance, be dependable, efficient and responsible, and be available early mornings (deliveries typically happen between 4 a.m. and 7 a.m.). Pay is $25 per hour, approximately four hours per week. To apply, send a resume to Falcon Media Creative Director Jacqui Barchick.

Delivery driver (Full academic year): Drivers deliver the BG News each week during the academic year (12 editions per semester) as well as speciality publications as needed (typically three or four per academic year). Must have a reliable vehicle and insurance, be dependable, efficient and responsible, and be available early mornings (deliveries typically happen between 4 a.m. and 7 a.m.). Pay is $18.70 per hour, approximately three hours per week. To apply, send a resume to Falcon Media Creative Director Jacqui Barchick.

Senior graphic designer (Full academic year internship): This person will work as staff under the guidance/supervision of the BG Falcon Media Creative Director. Design, layout and prepare for vendors publications and marketing materials for BG Falcon Media and its business units. They will also collaborate with the Editor to plan the weekly BG News and make layout assignments, communicate with vendors from estimates through production, contribute to process improvement, and contribute to brand building. Applicant must be a junior or senior Graphic Design student from the School of Art, Graphic Design division. To apply submit a cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this position, a resume, a link to your portfolio, and a letter of reference from previous graphic design-related employer or Graphic Design faculty to Falcon Media Creative Director Jacqui Barchick. Must be available for up to 20 hours per week during the academic year, including Tuesday evenings to assist with production of the BG News. Read the full job description here.

Photographer/videographer (Full academic year co-op): This person will will work as staff under the guidance/supervision of the BG Falcon Media Creative Director and photograph, capture video and create digital assets for publications and marketing materials for BG Falcon Media and its business units including directing subjects during photoshoots, encourage individuals to take candid photos, or capture opportunities that tell a story with images. Applicant must be a junior or senior VCT student from the College of Technology, Architecture and Engineering, Visual Communication Technology program. To apply submit a cover letter  explaining why you are a good candidate for this position, a resume, a link to your portfolio, and a letter of reference from previous photography or videography-related employer or VCT faculty to Falcon Media Creative Director Jacqui Barchick. Must be available for up to 20 hours per week during the academic year, including Tuesday evenings to assist with production of the BG News and some weekends. Read the full job description here.

Graphic designer (Full academic year internship, two positions): This person will work as staff under the guidance/supervision of the BG Falcon Media Creative Director. Design, layout and prepare for vendors publications and marketing materials for BG Falcon Media and its business units. Applicant must be a junior or senior Graphic Design student from the School of Art, Graphic Design division. To apply submit a cover letter cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this position, a resume, a link to your portfolio, and a letter of reference from previous graphic design-related employer or Graphic Design faculty to Falcon Media Creative Director Jacqui Barchick. Must be available for up to 20 hours per week during the academic year, including Tuesday evenings to assist with production of the BG News. Read the full job description here.

VOLUNTEER AND UNPAID INTERNSHIPS
(can either be Fall semester, Spring semester, or full academic year)
Internship commitments will depend on your academic requirements
You can apply for multiple positions using the same form linked below
Deadline to apply for all positions – Thursday, March 14


If you are looking for an unpaid summer internship, please send an email to Falcon Media Manager Karl Smith to discuss possibilities

Content creators (multiple opportunities): If you like creating and content, this opportunity is for you. You’ll work across our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) as well as other Falcon Media platforms (website, BG24, BG News, Falcon Radio) and create photo, video, audio, and written content following Falcon Media brand guidelines to help expand our audience and increase engagement. To apply, fill out this form.

Social media video personality (potentially multiple opportunities): If you like to be on screen for social media videos, this opportunity is for you. Experience being on camera preferred. To apply, fill out this form.

Advertising (one opportunity): If you’re interested in working with clients to help them build their business and understanding the advertising process from start to finish, this opportunity is for you. To apply, fill out this form.

Promotions (multiple opportunities): If you’re interested in helping us build Falcon Media brands through identifying event opportunities, building partnerships, and assisting with social media, this opportunity is for you. To apply, fill out this form.

Sports content (multiple opportunities): If you’re interested in developing (or learning how to develop) features about BGSU athletes, teams, and coaches, across multiple platforms (audio, video, web, written, social), this is opportunity is for you. To apply, fill out this form.

News content (multiple opportunities): If you’re interested in developing (or learning how to develop) stories about events and trends around campus and throughout the community across multiple platforms (audio, video, web, written, social), this is opportunity is for you. To apply, fill out this form.

Sports radio show production: This person will take the lead in creating audio material for use during our weekly sports radio program. This is a great behind-the-scenes opportunity for someone who loves audio production. Sports knowledge preferred but not required. Must be available on Sundays. To apply, fill out this form.

Audio editing/production (multiple opportunities): If you like managing audio production – including live events, production, and post-production, this opportunity is for you. Experience with audio editing preferred. To apply, fill out this form.

Video editing/production (multiple opportunities): If you like managing video production – including live events, production, and post-production, this opportunity is for you. Experience with video editing preferred. To apply, fill out this form.

Photography/Videography (multiple opportunities): We are always looking for photographers and videographers to capture content for all of our brands. If this sounds interesting, fill out this form.

Book blogger (one opportunity): If you love books and want to write about them, this opportunity is for you. You’ll supply content to our books website, BGSU Authors. To apply, fill out this form.

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