Spectrum seeks creative services intern for summer

About Spectrum
Spectrum, located in Tampa’s Channel District, specializes in content creation. We’re an Emmy Award winning entertainment, branding and content studio that combines the best storytellers, advertisers and digital minds in one place. We tell stories about lots of things using many different mediums – from launching brands to producing TV shows to creating engaging online content – but through it all we never lose sight that everything we do starts with a great story.
General Internship Information
Available summer internships at Spectrum include the following:
Creative Services Internship
Students are able to work side-by-side with award-winning writers, producers, directors, designers and editors and get a real-life look at the nuts and bolts of a living, breathing entertainment, branding and content studio.
Interns must be able to commit a minimum of 192 internship hours and be enrolled in an internship course/program to be eligible. More hours can be obtained, if needed, to meet internship credit requirements. No monetary compensation is offered, but students often go on to full-time or freelance careers with Spectrum.

Minimum of four (4) completed semesters of advertising/communications related coursework. Experience with creative development, writing and pitching required. Ideal candidates also have an active social media presence. Students must furnish a portfolio or work samples to be eligible. Students must have their own lodging in the Tampa Bay area and have reliable transportation.

Internship Exposure
Interns will gain exposure to some or all of the following:
▪ Creative brainstorming
▪ Content creation for social platforms
▪ Researching
▪ Copywriting
▪ Scriptwriting
▪ On-set production etiquette
▪ Post-production workflow
▪ Agency business practices and culture
▪ Account management
▪ Strategy development
▪ Business development
Contact Information
No phone calls, please. E-mail resume with “Creative Services Internship” noted in the subject line, along with a cover letter or introductory message about your interest in our program and link(s) to your portfolio or work samples to intern@wearespectrum.tv.


Lajun and Valora Cole Ministries seeks a media specialist

The Media Specialist is responsible for assisting  in the production of all media content.

This includes but is not limited to: Event footage, Original project footage and edit files, Photos ( Event, Missions, etc.), Artistic elements purchased or created for projects (logos, vector art, stock video/photography, music beds, voice-overs, etc.), Presentation files (MediaShout, Powerpoint, ProPresenter, etc.), and A/V archival recordings of events.

The Media Specialist must also be able to utilize knowledge, technology, and artistic skills to enhance services and events that require visual media,  as well as shoot, direct and edit original projects when appropriate. The Media Specialist must also be able to seek useful pre-packaged elements (movie/tv clips, videos for purchase, etc.) for company use.

Application Instructions:
Email resume and cover letter to LaJun Cole at lajun@icloud.com
Contact Information:
President LaJun Cole
Email: lajun@icloud.com
Phone: 813-240-0501 to 844-937-2653


About Cole & Company Global DBA LaJun & Valora Cole Ministries:
LaJun & Valora Cole Ministries is a global organization with a mission to empower, encourage and equip individuals. We further endeavor to assist individuals in discovering, developing and deploying their greatest purpose and potential.

Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine seeks a video production/marketing intern

Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine, the area’s most trusted resource for family fun, local stories and events is looking for a video production/marketing intern to assist in creating fun and informative videos for our social media channels and website.

Job Description:

*Work with Editorial Manager and Editorial Assistant to curate digital content for multiple websites and social media platforms.

*Shoot and edit short videos for website and social media.

*Assist with Facebook Live video productions.

*Help create graphics and photos for website, social media and e-mail communications.

*There will be opportunities to write articles for print and web.

Job requirements:

A strong interest in social media and creative marketing.

Previous experience with photography/videography.

Moderate to strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (specifically InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Premiere) is preferred.

A willingness to learn and even share your knowledge!

Internship details:

Available summer or fall semester. We are flexible with schedules, but hours required will be during weekday business hours.

Contact: Sarah Stoulil: sarah@tbparenting.com


Multimedia Coordinator needed at PSTA (full-time job)

To learn more and apply: https://careers-psta.icims.com/jobs/1265/multimedia-coordinator/job

Basic Purpose

Use your creativity, organizational and interpersonal skills, and passion for storytelling to support all elements related to video, audio and digital media production and release, including posting to social media.

Essential Functions

Serve as photographer and videographer.  Set up production equipment to record photo/video content (camera, lights, audio).   Coordinate video production through recording, editing, and managing on-camera talent.   Coordinate booking talent for video and photography shoots.   Upload, process, and log all raw footage for review.   Assist with script writing and interviews for video recording.

Develop, organize, and maintain a catalog of stock photography, event photography, and b-roll footage.

Maintain audio, video, and photography equipment and accessories.

Post to PSTA social media platforms.  Convert media for various platforms.  Create basic graphics for use in social media and video.   Continuous learning of social media platforms and new media

Other duties as assigned

 Minimum Qualifications

Education: Associate’s Degree in Communications, Video Production, Telecommunication or related field.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Work Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience shooting digital video, recording sound, and using contemporary post production software to effectively create digital storytelling.  One year experience using Adobe Premiere CC.  Experience using Adobe Photoshop.  Experience in Adobe After Effects preferred.

Equipment Experience:

Professional Camcorders and DSLR cameras, Canon EOS C100 preferred

Directional microphones and lavalier microphones

Audio mixers or portable audio mixers such as Zoom H6

XLR cables

Professional production lights

Scrims on C-Stands for outdoor shoots

License Requirement: Must have a valid Florida Drivers’ license.



Knowledge of:  Video production tools and techniques including Mac, Premier Pro, camera and microphone equipment; exporting video requirements for various online platforms (Twitter vs YouTube vs Embedded); appropriate media tools for various types of communications; social media conventions and best practices.

Skilled in: Practical and technical photography and videography skills, strong written and verbal communications; strong visual storytelling skills

Abilities: Deadline oriented with ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines; ability to quickly adapt to changing needs and circumstances; working in a team; must be able to lift at least 60 lbs.


PSTA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Apply for media sales position with Cox Media

This entry level sales person is exposed to every aspect of marketing in Cox Media, including radio, digital, events and creative/branding. 
To get started, go here:

Mass Comm scholarship applications open, due Jan. 31

The 2018-2019 The Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications application process is underway! The Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications awards numerous scholarships annually. Most of these scholarships have been supplied by non-university organizations and individuals. Applications for these scholarships are available below.

The application deadline for scholarships is Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at 5 p.m. Recipients will be notified by Friday, February 16, 2018, and the specific scholarships awarded are announced at our annual banquet on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

Please take a minute to review the flyer, confirm eligibility and create your personal statement. After you have completed these steps, you may submit the application by clicking here. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the School of Mass Communications at 813/974-2591.

Scholarship Listings flyer: Mass Comm Scholarships Schflyer2018