Multimedia Journalism and Web Design

Producing multimedia journalism and professional websites

Health Communication Survey

Hi Class,

If you’d like to get some extra credit for a health communication survey for Nic Dyers’ thesis, please complete the survey at the following link:

https://uwyocommunications.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6WG0EcGAYNMG5IF

I will give 5 points of extra credit for completing the survey.

Thanks,
Dr. Landreville

Western Confluence Magazine – Call for Story Ideas

I am seeking article ideas for issue 07 of Western Confluence magazine, out in January 2017.

The theme is the science behind our new energy future. What are the most significant energy challenges of our time, and what research is addressing them? What technological, social, policy, or management breakthroughs could lead us into a new energy future? What must we do as a state and as a society to prepare for changes in how we produce and use energy?

We’ll also consider story ideas about any subject relevant to natural resource management in our region for our Field Notes and Science Briefs sections.

To be considered for the upcoming issue, please submit your pitch to editor@westernconfluence.org by noon on Wednesday, June 1, 2016Western Confluence editors and advisors will meet in June to discuss. We’ll answer all pitches by early July.

Western Confluence Call for Stories – Download this PDF for instructions.

Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Thanks,

Emilene

Emilene Ostlind
Editor, Western Confluence

Ruckelshaus Institute
University of Wyoming

(307) 766-2604
www.westernconfluence.org

High Country News – Editor Meet & Greet

High Country News Executive Director Paul Larmer will be on campus the afternoon of Friday, May 13. He’s coming here to recognize HCN founder Tom Bell, who will receive an honorary doctorate from UW this semester. “I can tell you, the High Country News internship was one of the most rewarding and valuable experiences of my life,” said Emilene Ostlind, editor of Western Confluence magazine, which is published by the UW Haub School.

If you would like to join a lively discussion with Paul about independent environmental journalism, the HCN internship program, Tom Bell’s legacy in the West, or other such thought-provoking topics, please join us in the Kendall House living room at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 13. (The Kendall House is at 804 Fremont St, near the Classroom Building).

This will be a very casual conversation. Please forward this invitation to any students or others who may be interested in joining.

Internship at Bright Agrotech

Speed Dating Interviews (April 26, 2016)

Join the Bright Agrotech Team for a fun and fast-paced opportunity to demonstrate your unique talents and personality like you’ve never experienced before!

Register here.

Student Internship Opportunities

Video Production Student Internship
SEO Strategy Student Internship
Marketing Student Internship
Content & Copywriting Student Internship
Educational Community Student Internship
Upstart University (USU) Education Writer Student Internship

Intern Needed for UW Institutional Communications

UW Institutional Communications is looking for an intern for fall 2016.

From their website: “The Department of Institutional Communications is home to University Communications and Community Relations. We’re working every day to raise the profile of the University of Wyoming.”

As an intern, you would be responsible for writing press releases, interviewing sources, and helping promote UW. Many prior COJO students have interned with the department and successfully found jobs in PR, marketing, and communications after graduation.

I highly encourage COJO students to apply. The deadline is Friday April 15. Please email Milton Ontiveroz for more information. See information below.

Milton D. Ontiveroz

University of Wyoming

Institutional Communications Specialist

P.O. Box 3226

Laramie, Wyo. 82071

(307) 766-6709 (o)

(307) 399-6116 ©

Miltono@uwyo.edu

Layout and Positioning Strategies

Ch. 11: Layout and Positioning: Arranging Elements

 

***Remember that you can view the source code (html) and css of each layout that is linked below. Right-click, “View source” or “View page source”, and see the html. To view the css, click the css linked on the html code (code reads href = “starbuzz.css” or some version of that). ***

 

***It is fine for you to mimic and copy the layout strategies below.***

 

Understanding the “flow” of elements — pp. 472-478

Floating elements as a layout strategy — pp. 479-482.

1. Reformatting the Starbuzz web page to a two-column web page using the floating strategy — pp. 483-500.

2. The jello layout — pp. 500-503.

3. Absolute positioning — pp. 503-509.

4. CSS table display layout — pp. 510-520.

Review of CSS layout strategies — pp. 521-522

Floating images in a header — pp. 523-527.

Using absolute positioning for an image — pp. 527-529.

Fixed positioning — pp. 530-536.

Relative positioning — p. 536

Communicating About Water – $500 Writing Contest

Call for Submissions!
Communicating About Water
Writing Contest
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Calling all scientists, storytellers, and students!

Do you have a story to tell about water? Wyoming EPSCoR is accepting submissions for the second Communicating About Water (CAW) Essay Contest. The winning students (undergrad and graduate) will receive a $500 scholarship and publication in Wyoming EPSCoR’s bi-annual publication, “Connections,” and all entries will be showcased in the CAW anthology.—an edited and printed book.

Deadline: Due April 8, 2016 at 5pm

Overview of contest

There are two categories for the essay contest: Undergraduate and Graduate. Each category has a theme and word limit. Submissions are Due April 8, 2016 at 5pm. Winners will be announced in May.

Procedures for Undergraduate Students
Eligibility: Any undergraduate student enrolled at the University of Wyoming
Undergraduate Theme: “What I understand about water in Wyoming”
Word limit: 350-600 words

Procedures for Graduate Students (Masters or PhD)
Eligibility: Any graduate student enrolled at the University of Wyoming
Graduate Theme: “How I understand the science of water”
Word Limit: 600-1000 words

Submission Guidelines:
Submissions in doc or docx file format must be uploaded via the link in this PDF, with a cover page that has your W#, essay title, and student category listed. Do not list your name anywhere on the essay or file name as essays will be judged anonymously.

Undergraduate Research Project on Public Speaking Instructors

Undergraduate Research Project on Public Speaking Instructors, Katharine Head
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Katharine Head, headkj@iupui.edu

Undergraduate Research Project on Public Speaking Instructors

Are you a public speaking instructor?  Are you interested in how your personality traits relate to your classroom communication style?

Participate in an undergraduate research study looking into this very topic! This study through Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is specifically investigating the possible relationships between communicator style, perceived instructor liking in the classroom, and communication apprehension.

Participants:

–       Must be over 18

–       Must be a college-level introductory public speaking course instructor

–       Must not identify as a teaching assistant or a graduate assistant

Participate voluntarily by completing an anonymous 15-20 minute online survey here: https://iu.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5zh0K96LsfogSNf

No compensation will be given.

Appreciate the study? Have friends or colleagues who fit the inclusion criteria? Please share this invitation by forwarding this message to other friends or faculty who may be interested.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the faculty research mentor on this project, Katharine Head (headkj@iupui.edu).

Research Participants Needed

RECRUITMENT Flyer for COJO

An Analysis of Nonverbal Communication in Romantic iMessage Conversations

IRB#: FORTHCOMING

 

Principal Researcher:          

Brianne Brasher

bbrasher@uwyo.edu

University of Wyoming

Department of Communication and Journalism

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82072

 

Faculty Supervisor:

Dr. Leah LeFebvre

Assistant Professor

University of Wyoming

Department of Communication and Journalism

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

 

“We are interested in stories of romantic communication via iMessage (e.g., Apple mobile phone or computers) from participants in the developing stages of a (i.e., any couple who both identify as dating less than six months).

 

You are eligible to participate if:

  • Participants must be 18-29 years of age or older.
  • Participants of any sexual orientation are welcome to participate.
  • Participants who are currently in a developing romantic relationship (i.e., less than SIX months).
  • Participants must communicate via iMessage (e.g., Apple mobile phone or computers)

 

This study aims to collect data from approximately 20-30 participants (10-15 couples).

You will be asked to bring your romantic partner with you to the University of Wyoming Department of Communication & Journalism Ross Hall Library (Room 461) on campus where you and/or your relational partner will engage in individual and joint interviews. You will be asked to report and interpret your iMessage conversations with your partner.

 

The process will take approximately – (Total Time = Approximately One Hour).

20-40 minutes for individual participants and 30 minutes as a couple

 

You and/or your partner’s participation is completely voluntary, but you will have the opportunity to earn extra credit for a Communication & Journalism course or receive a $10 gift certificate for your participation.

We appreciate your help. This research investigation collection will begin in March 2016.

 

Please contact Brianne Brasher bbrasher@uwyo.edu

and Leah LeFebvre at leah.lefebvre@uwyo.edu if you would like to

schedule an appointment or have any questions regarding the study.

 

Please choose three times you and/or your romantic partner is available.

We will email you back to confirm that date, time, and provide location and study specifics.

 

Thank you!

Brianne Brasher

Graduate Teaching Assistant

 

 

Jobs at K2TV in Fremont County

Bureau Reporter/Photographer

K2TV is looking for a Bureau News Reporter/Photographer. In this position you would live and work in Riverton, Wyoming. K2 is Wyoming`s News Leader. The position will be reporting, shooting, writing and editing news stories. As a Bureau reporter you are also responsible for making contacts with community leaders and developing your own story ideas. You must be a self-starter who can meet deadlines without supervision! We provide the best tools, shooting on JVC HD cameras that use memory cards instead of tape. We edit on Final Cut HD, and as a Bureau reporter you will edit on a laptop computer. So experience with Final Cut is preferred. College and/or internship on-air experience preferred.
You must also have experience shooting video. K2TV is an equal opportunity employer, and any job offer is contingent upon a DMV check of your driving record. We also require a 3 year contract commitment, and please understand that this is an entry level position in a small market. Only apply if you are serious about the position. To apply, send a web link or DVD showing your on-air presentation, along with a cover letter, resume and references to:

Jackie Cobb General Manager
jcobb@k2tv.com

Bureau Reporter/Photographer

K2TV is looking for a Bureau News Reporter/Photographer. In this position you would live and work in the the largest city and state capital of Cheyenne, Wyoming. K2 is Wyoming`s News Leader. We are looking for someone who can do it all. The position will be reporting, shooting, writing and editing news stories. As a Bureau reporter you are also responsible for making contacts with community leaders and developing your own story ideas. You must be a self-starter who can show up for work on time and meet deadlines without supervision! Since this job is in the state capital city and requires many assignments regarding state government, an understanding and interest in politics and how government works are a big plus. We provide the best tools, shooting on JVC HD cameras that use memory cards instead of tape. We edit on Final Cut HD, and as a Bureau reporter you will edit on a laptop computer, so experience with Final Cut is preferred. College and/or internship on-air experience preferred.
You must also have experience shooting video. K2TV is an equal opportunity employer, and any job offer is contingent upon a DMV check of your driving record. We also require a 3 year contract commitment, and please understand that this is an entry level position in a small market. Only apply if you are serious about the opportunity. To apply, send a link showing your on-air presentation, or a DVD, along with a cover letter, resume and references to:

Jackie Cobb General Manager
jcobb@k2tv.com

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