Jan 12, 2009

Training your replacement?*

The Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism's jobs link has an interesting opportunity for an experienced journalist who wants to travel to India and do a little teaching (this is a cut and paste job - the spelling and grammatical errors are theirs):

Job: Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media

Visitng Faculty- Print and/or Broadcast (TV)

Location: Bangalore, India
State: Intl

Duration: 6-12 months

Salary: Rs. 45,000 per month plus free boarding and lodging. $1,5000 round trip airfare

Application deadline: Sunday, February 15, 2009

This is a full-time position.

The Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, Bangalore, India seeks two journalism professionals in print and television to teach for 6-12 months or more, starting in July 2009 to May 2010. We offer Rs. a monthly stipend of Rs. 45,000 plus free boarding and meals at the campus residence. 4 days per week workload allows 3 days of free time to explore the country and enjoy the culture. We are one of the top journalism colleges in India offering print, web and boradcast for a one year post-graduate diploma program. Please visit www.iijnm.org and email me at amgeorge99@gmail.com.

Abraham M. George, Dean

Experience required:

Work experience of no less than 10 years in TV and/or print. Our main needs are to ytrain students in reporting and writing, scripting for TV, covering/broadcasting news, and producing documentaries.

The monthly stipend works out to about US$920 give or take, depending on when you do the conversion calculation.

*Update: The Chicago Sun-Times might be one of the first newspapers in the country to employ Indian copy editors, if rumors are to be believed. The company is looking for $50 million in savings and has threatened to cut one-fifth of its editorial force. Apparently, company officials made some noise Friday about outsourcing the copy desk (Chicago Reader via Romenesko).

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