Emerald Media Group is looking for a Newsroom Consultant

Do you enjoy mentoring up-and-coming journalists? If so, you will love this job. Emerald Media Group, the independent student media organization at the University of Oregon, is looking for a part-time newsroom advisor. The ideal candidate will possess past newsroom experience within a professional media organization, strong editing skills, keen understanding of libel and media law and proven leadership skills. Past experience mentoring or teaching journalism students is a plus. The Newsroom Consultant conducts a weekly training session, critiques print and online stories, and holds office hours, including production day, to provide individual training and feedback. The Newsroom Consultant is also able to provide mentorship remotely via email, document sharing and phone conversations. This position is 15 hours a week during the school term, with the option to curtail or take summers off. For a complete job description, go to Newsroom Consultant To apply: Send resume, cover letter and two examples of published work to: [email protected]. Application closing date: Sunday, Nov. 4.

Join the 2018-2019 Emerald staff


Come work for America's best college media company. We're looking for students with a strong work ethic, a desire to learn and the drive to be the best. If you're short on experience, don't worry. We're looking for students with passion and commitment, not a perfectly polished résumé. If you fit that description, we want to hear more.
  • Podcast Producers Host a podcast and provide a unique perspective on relevant issues
  • Illustrators Design vector or hand-drawn graphics to accompany stories
  • Sports Reporters Sports reporters write features and breaking news articles while covering beats within Oregon athletics
  If you know which of the above positions you'd like to apply for, send us a 300-word cover letter, a resume and up to four work samples at [email protected] Make sure you include which position you're applying for in the cover letter. If you have further questions, feel free to send questions to the Editor in Chief, Zach Price, at [email protected].

About the Emerald

The Emerald has served the University of Oregon with news and information since 1900. Our mission is to train students, serve the UO community and run a financially sustainable nonprofit business. The Emerald produces a news magazine twice a week and online news 24/7. In 2013, the Emerald's Revolution transitioned the company from a traditional newspaper to a modern college media company. College Media Matters, the leading college newspaper blog, named the Emerald the 2012-13 college newspaper of the year.