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Local Media Internship Information [Updated September, 2013]

Bangor Daily News:

For internship application information, contact Julie Harris (jharris@ Internships available for Living, Sports, General News, Special Sections & The Weekly, Advertising [Retail & Classified], Universal Desk, and New Media Departments.

WLBZ 2 [Bangor NBC Affiliate]

Internship information and application available at this webage:

Internships available in News, Promotion, or Production. Completed applications should be e-mailed to Judy Horan, President & General Manager of WLBZ, at jhoran@

WABI-TV, Channel 5 [Bangor CBS Affiliate

For internship application information, contact Jon Small, Assistant News Director (jsmall@ Internships available in the Newsroom; for other internships, including Advertising, Production, and Sports, contact each Department directly. Internship application is available at this website:

WFVX-TV, Channel 22 [Bangor Fox Affiliate] and WVII, Channel 7 [Bangor ABC Affiliate]

For internship application information in news production, contact Jayson Maker. For internship application information for news reporting internships, contact Craig Colson. Either call the station at (207) 945-6457 or send an e-mail through this webpage:

The Nature Conservancy in Maine (

Environmental communications internship available. This is a project-based internship, in which a student will be mentored via regular Skype meetings to work independently, setting their own schedule. Learn about working for a nonprofit organization and build a portfolio of published work. Resumes and writing samples should be sent to Misty Edgecomb, Associate Director of Marketing (medgecomb by December 20, 2013 for Spring 2014 placement.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Communications/Marketing Internship

This internship assists in the development of communication and marketing materials for CLAS and Community Engagement projects. Responsibilities include: Research, edit, and prepare stories for CLAS e-newsletters and other publications; Organize, develop, and disseminate a CLAS e-newsletter and other communication/marketing publications as indicated; Assist in updating CLAS web site; Contribute to CLAS social media sites; Create new ways of marketing CLAS, Community Engagement, and Alumni Relations activities (i.e. digital/social media); Research ways to expand use of social media efforts; Gather information related to community engagement activities and disseminate; Make phone calls and maintain databases related to projects; and work at CLAS special events and attend sessions, trainings as needed. Desired skills include: excellent writing skills/journalism; editing, familiarity with social media administration; public relations and oral communication skills, interviewing skills, knowledge of Word Press/Websites; social media, experience with Excel, Word, Google Drive, and Powerpoint.

For more information, or to apply, contact: Claire Sullivan, Associate Dean for Community Engagement, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. E-mail: claires , tel: (207) 581-1924.

The University of Maine System [Commercial/Marketing Internship]

This internship includes responsibilities such as helping develop communications and marketing materials for University of Maine System projects, and assisting System staff with media relations and outreach efforts. For more information about applying contact Peggy Markson, Public Relations Manager of the University of Maine System at (207) 973-3245 or peggy.markson@

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Department News & Announcements

Monday Noon Research:
The CMJ Colloquium Series, Fall 2014

All events in Dunn 424, 12:10pm to 1pm

September 29: Nathan Stormer
Department of Communication and Journalism
“Rhetorical Diversity and Genealogies of Rhetoric”

October 6: Michael Socolow
Department of Communication and Journalism
“Correcting a Mad Men Myth: The Invention of the
Broadcast Advertising Season”

October 20: Paul Grosswiler
Department of Communication and Journalism
"The Global Village Dump: Media Cultures and
the Crisis of E-Waste"

October 27: Jessica Miller
Department of Philosophy
"Conceptions of Professionalism in Harlequin
Medical Romance"

November 3: Emily Rice & Theodora Ruhs
Department of Communication and Journalism
"Virtual Fieldwork in the Arctic."

November 10: Jordan P. LaBouff
Department of Psychology & Honors College
"Social Psychological Perspectives on American Policy:
Where and How we Vote"

Communication and Journalism
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The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469