Posted On: June 5, 2015
Media Organization: The Crime Report.Org
The Center on Media, Crime and Justice (CMCJ), housed at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) since 2006 and operated by working journalists based in New York, Washington DC and Los Angeles, is a non-partisan practice- and research-oriented think tank devoted to encouraging and developing high-quality reporting on criminal justice. For more information (and to see other Reporting Fellowships organized by the CMCJ, visit http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/cmcj, or visit our national news & resource website at www.thecrimereport.org.
UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR JOURNALIST-ENTREPRENEUR
Center on Media, Crime and Justice/The Crime Report
The Center on Media, Crime and Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) is looking for an entrepreneurial and dynamic deputy director (preferably with a background in journalism) to lead the expansion of one of the nation's most innovative criminal justice-journalism programs. She/He will work closely with the Center Director and a small, results-oriented team in running our daily online news service, in addition to fundraising, and management of our crime journalism fellowship programs. Although this is offered initially on a flexible part-time basis (up to 19 hours a week), the position can eventually become full time with the right applicant. If you're a self-starter with an interest in working on the frontier of new journalism, we want to hear from you. Qualified applicants should have interest or background in development/marketing as well as top-level writing, management and computer skills. Knowledge and/or experience in criminal justice is a plus. Occasional paid travel involved. This is a rare opportunity for growing a small, successful nonprofit into its full potential as a major national force. Salary is negotiable.
Please send your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.