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“Think, Link & Learn”

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Internships - Clear Channel Communications & Teatro Stage Fest

CLEAR CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS

Malikha Mallette, the afternoon drive personality at Power 105.1 - Clear Channel Communications currently seeks an intern to assist with production of her popular show. She looks to fill the internship immediately; the student would receive academic credit.

According to Malikha, “This would be a great opportunity for a student to get hands on experience at a commercial radio station and learn what goes into putting a radio show together. As someone who started my radio career as an intern, I believe this is an integral component to one's studies and I am committed to continuing in that tradition.”

INTERN RESPONSIBILITIES:

-show prep research
-website updates
-maintaining logs
-phone and board operation and more

PROSPECTIVE INTERNS MUST:

-be 18 years of age or older
-be available at least 2-3 days a week from 1:30pm-6pm (Monday-Friday)
-have basic computer skills
-have good writing skills
-be self motivated and a quick learner
-have an outgoing and gregarious personality

A formal employment listing is attached; interested students must be able to receive academic credit. Prospective interns should reply to vivianagonzalez@clearchannel.com.

For additional info, contact:

Malikha Mallette
On-air Personality - Power 105.1
mm@power1051fm.com
www.MalikhaOnline.com
(212) 377-7900


Intern
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INTERNSHIP INFO PROVIDED BY

Prof. Philip Kay
Journalism Program Director
CCNY – MCA, Shepard 463
t. 212.650.5499
pkay@ccny.cuny.edu



TEATRO STAGE FEST

Advertising/PR Internships at Latino Theater Festival of NY
Opportunities in Graphic Design, Marketing & PR

CCNY ’97 Broadcast Journalism Alum Javier Gomez, Director of Marketing for the Latino International Theater Festival of New York (TeatroStageFest), alerts students to the following internship opportunities. For applications and additional background, reach out to ad/pr professors this week in class or during office hours.


Fall 2008-Spring 2009 Internships Available

What is TeatroStageFest?

TeatroStageFest is a cultural, educational, and artistic celebration that spotlights the best of Latino and Iberian theater from New York, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain. Produced by The Latino International Theater Festival of New York Inc. (LITF/NY), our second annual Festival took place June 2-15, 2008 and presented “Great Theater for All Audiences!”

TeatroStageFest 2008 featured acclaimed local and international stage productions, a concert series, comedy, artist panels, and a celebrated playwriting competition for high school students, among other events. In August 2008, LITFNY launched TeatroStageFest Outdoors!, a new initiative that seeks to bring celebrated TeatroStageFest productions into local communities in partnership with City Parks Foundation. In total, the second annual TeatroStageFest featured 17 different events, nearly 100 local and international artists at 10 venues, 37 performances and congregated over 7,500 spectators.

TeatroStageFest is supported by Mayor Bloomberg’s NYC Latin Media and Entertainment Commission and NYC & Company, and is funded by corporate, government leaders and philanthropy leaders. Among our many supporters are Founding Sponsor Time Warner, Principal Media Sponsors The New York Times, El Diario/LA PRENSA and Univision 41, and American Airlines (Official Airline). Other sponsors include: JPMorgan Chase, the New York City Council, the New York State Council on the Arts, Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, and American Express, among many others.

Where is TeatroStageFest?

The annual TeatroStageFest is held in 10 different venues throughout Manhattan, Queens and The Bronx. The TeatroStageFest office is located at 142 E. 27th Street, Suite 1A, between Lexington and Third Avenues in Manhattan.

When is TeatroStageFest?

The third edition of TeatroStageFest is currently scheduled for April 27th -May 10th, 2009. Interns that are accepted for the Fall 2008 semester may be invited to work through the Spring ’09 semester and the actual festival. We also welcome students seeking internships for the Spring ’09 semester only.

How can I get involved?

Become a TeatroStageFest Intern! Be a part of making theater history. By joining a small, but fast-growing non-profit organization, you will get real responsibility and gain real skills. Interns will work directly with Executive Director Susana Tubert and other senior staff. We have three different internship positions available. They can be tailored to the interests and strengths of each intern. The are:

1. Public Relations and Marketing Internship: The PR/Marketing Intern will work closely with both the Executive Director and the Marketing Director of the Festival to ensure correct placement of the Festival in the media as well as assist with audience development. As the Public Relations and Marketing Assistant, the Intern will field media requests, create and manage clipping file, assist at press events, cultivation events, and festival openings, assist in finalizing marketing and advertising deliverables (such as print ads, street banners, flyers and postcards), help determine and implement creative marketing strategies for audience development, seek out and enhance relationships with the New York City Hispanic community, assist in executing special on-site sponsor activities and promotions, and any other task relating to Marketing and PR. Fluency in Spanish is a plus, as some materials will need to be translated into/from Spanish; position will be based at the TeatroStageFest office located at 142 E. 27th Street, Suite 1A, between Lexington and Third Avenues, and will require significant additional field work.

2. Development Internship: While specialized staff secures cash funding for the Festival, the Development Intern will spearhead the in-kind fundraising efforts, by researching, reaching out to, and securing hotels, limo service, van rental companies, restaurants, select media, etc. The Development Intern must be personable and a passionate advocate of TeatroStageFest. He/She also must have excellent writing skills to customize individual proposals and follow up letters to the various companies. In addition, the Development Intern will assist in the planning, promotion, and staging of Festival events and functions, and will assist the Marketing Director in the creation and publishing of the TeatroStageFest Monthly Newsletter.

3. Programming Internship: A highlight of the Festival will be a series of educational panels and workshops featuring prestigious Latino playwrights, designers, actors, opera singers, producers, and scholars. The panels will be hosted by Instituto Cervantes, a Spanish government organization charged with highlighting the Spanish and Latin American cultural experience in the U.S. and the City University of New York (CUNY). The Programming Intern will work directly with the Executive Director to identify, invite, and coordinate the panels and workshops. Coordination may include arranging housing and transportation for out-of-town panelists. The Programming Intern will also serve as a liaison between the Latino International Theater Festival of New York, Inc., and Young Playwrights, Inc., our partner in the young playwrights year-round educational programming and annual competition.

Both Development Intern and Programming Intern will also serve as Assistant to the Executive Director. Wherever possible, Interns will be invited to attend meetings and meet participating artists. Interns will be expected to help answer telephones and perform general office work. Interns will receive a travel stipend and complimentary tickets to TeatroStageFest productions and panels. Past internships at TeatroStageFest 2007 & 2008 include: (1) PR Intern and (1) Production Intern/Columbia University, (1) Marketing Intern/NYU, (2) Graphic Design Interns/Baruch College.

What are the requirements for Interns?

We seek individuals with a passion for the performing arts, who pay attention to detail, have impeccable organizational skills, basic computer knowledge (Microsoft Word/Excel/ PowerPoint) and have the ability to manage multiple projects. Prior experience and/or serious interest in arts management or producing is essential. Fluency in Spanish a plus, but not required. Interns must be available for a minimum of 10 hours a week, for a minimum total of 100 hours per semester. A portion of that time must be spent in the LITF/NY office at 142 E. 27th Street, Suite 1A, New York, NY.

Who will I be working with?

Executive Director Susana Tubert has over 20 years of experience in theater, as a director/writer and educator. She has directed multiple Off-Broadway and regional productions, including Viva La Vida! starring Tony Award and Academy Award-winning actress Mercedes Ruehl as Frida Kahlo and the hit musical Four Guys Named Jose . . . And Una Mujer Named Maria! co-produced by Enrique Iglesias and Dasha Epstein. She has received the prestigious TCG/National Endowment for the Arts Director Fellowship and was named one of the fifty most influential Latinas in New York by El Diario/La Prensa. She is co-Founder of LITF/NY and serves as the artistic vision to TeatroStageFest and principal fundraiser of the organization.

Managing Director Michael Palma is a native New Yorker and a graduate of The Hammerstein II Center for Theater Studies at Columbia University with a Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Theater Management as well as a BA from Columbia College. Mr. Palma has worked for most of the major New York City Latino theater companies, as Managing Director for the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater, General Manager for INTAR Hispanic American Arts Center, and more recently as Director of Government Relations and Capital Planning for Repertorio Español.

Development Coordinator Arlene Yang has worked with TeatroStageFest since the organization’s inception in 2005. For the past five years, she has also provided fundraising and non-profit management expertise to organizations including Second Generation and the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company. She previously practiced law in New York and Washington, D.C.

Marketing Director Javier Gómez: A seasoned communications, public affairs, and marketing specialist focused on the Hispanic market, has over 9 years experience working with media outlets, cultural institutions, and non-profit organizations in New York. He has developed and implemented bilingual (English/Spanish language) campaigns, outreach strategies, and crisis and issues management in most areas of public life including government, education, the environment, advocacy, and the arts. An award-winning journalist, he served as Press Officer to Governor George E. Pataki, State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, State Comproller H. Carl McCall, and Bronx Borough Presidents Fernando Ferrer and Adolfo Carrión.

For more info, contact:

Javier Gomez
Marketing Director
Latino International Theater Festival of NY - TeatroStageFest
142 E. 27th Street, Suite 1A
New York, NY 10016
t. 212-695-4010
f. 212-695-4080

Javier@teatrostagefest.org
www.teatrostagefest.org

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