studentships: ‘Migrant Memory and the Post-colonial Imagination (MMPI): British Asian Memory, Identity and Community after Partition’

Capture d’écran 2016-09-01 à 14.38.08Just open: Four four-year funded studentships, attached to the five year research project ‘Migrant Memory and the Post-colonial Imagination (MMPI): British Asian Memory, Identity and Community after Partition’ funded by the Leverhulme Trust led by Dr Emily Keightley. Coinciding with the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India, this project explores cultural memories of Partition in the British Asian community. The four studentships explore: the communication of Partition memory online; women and embodied memories of Partition; Partition in the British media 1947-present; Intergenerational transmission of Partition Memory.

Studentships are based in The Centre for Research in Communication and Culture, Loughborough University or in the Institute for Media and Creative Industries, Loughborough University London.

Full details can be found here:
http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AXS043/phd-studentship-remembering-partition-online/
http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AXS059/phd-studentship-embodied-partitions-exploring-womens-embodied-memories-of-the-1947-partition-of-india-through-dance/
http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AXS044/phd-studentship-an-analysis-of-the-representation-of-partition-of-india-in-the-uk-media-from-1947-to-the-present-day/
http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AXS076/phd-studentship-animating-memory-exploring-the-intergenerational-communication-of-memories-of-the-1947-partition-of-india-in-the-british-asian-community/

Dr Emily Keightley
Reader in Media and Memory Studies
MA Programme Director
Centre for Research in Communication and Culture
Department of Social Sciences
Loughborough University

Open position: Content Licensing Producer at WPIX-TV NYC

Tribune Media is currently seeking a Producer, Content Licensing at WPIX-TV in New York City.

Tribune Media is looking for a news enthusiast who is also familiar with prominent NYC archival events. WPIX-TV shoots hours of video daily and has expansive vaults dating back to 1948.
The individual will sift through a trove of current and archive content, selecting the best material for internal preservation as well as editorial usage, group sharing and stock licensing with our partners.
Prior experience in a broadcast newsroom or news archive is preferred.

Responsibilities:
Applying key metadata to ensure our content can be located and preserved
Lightly edit raw video to make more focused and compelling clips
Ensure that rights, embargos and similar restrictions are documented and honored
Assess historical archives, highlighting key events for licensing and internal partners
Upload completed clips to content partners

Qualifications:
1-3 years of journalism/newsroom/archival work experience
Exceptional analytical, verbal, and written communication skills
The ability to visualize how a story is told for editorial genres – documentary and news.
Quick learner, will need to learn newsroom flow and licensing protocols
Ability to learn/familiarity with different generations of media (XDCAM, Beta, U-Matic, 16mm, etc)
Detail oriented with excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Able to work independently and as a member of a larger team
Able to accurately handle multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment
Comfortable communicating with, taking input from and making requests of a wide range of people, in   different cities, at various levels of seniority
Comfortable with web applications, nonlinear video editing and standard office software

The ideal candidate is an exceptional collaborator and communicator with a proven ability to earn the respect and support of managers, peers, and customers alike.

Please send cover letter and resume to John Schlauch johns@tribunemedia.com and Stephannie Lam <SLam@Tribunemedia.com>

PhD Studentships at The University of Derby

The University of Derby is currently advertising four full-time fees only doctoral bursaries in Humanities. Applications in the area of media, communication, digital media culture and film and television are very welcome.
Please see the link below for more details:

http://www.derby.ac.uk/research/degrees/apply/studentship-opportunity/lawhumanitiesandsocialsciences/#d.en.252036

Dr Nathan Hunt
Senior Lecturer in Film and Media
Programme Leader BA (hons) Media and Communication and Honours Media Studies
The University of Derby
n.hunt@derby.ac.uk    01332590500 ext 2367 @NathanHuntMedia

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