Monthly Archives: January 2007

Call for Entries: 13th San Antonio Underground Film Festival

The San Antonio Underground Film Festival is accepting short and feature length films. Grand Prize receives a lowrider bicycle or $200 cash. Regular Entry: $35, Late entries: $50 Entry forms available thru http://www.safilm.com
Deadline: April 21, 2007
Late Deadline: May 30, 2007
Fest looking for narrative, animation, doc, or experimental videos or films that are out of the mainstream. (shorts or features) 100% DIY.
Festival Dates: June 22 & 23, 2007.
Website: www.safilm.com

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ESPN Deportes and ESPN2 INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Internship with ESPN International Communications team
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Research and write press releases, biographies and other press materials; research projects; answer viewer e-mail and phone calls; assist in placement of ESPN newspaper listings; review audio and video tapes for comments; scan U.S. Hispanic and Latin American publications/newspaper websites; arrange interviews with ESPN Deportes executives and talent; and other public relations functions for ESPN 2, ESPN+, ESPN in Latin America, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Deportes Radio and ESPN La Revista.
QUALIFICATIONS
Fully bi-lingual reading, writing and speaking both Spanish and English. Candidates must possess excellent writing (press releases, bios and other basic press materials) skills. Good sports knowledge and strong interpersonal communications skills requested. Students should be able to juggle multiple priorities. Experience in a Sports Information, newspaper, and/or team media relations office preferred.
PREFERRED MAJOR:
Journalism or Communications.
Please mention you heard about it through NAHJ.
Link: http://joinourteam.espn.com/joinourteam/college_relations.html

Internship: Mercury Mambo Hispanic Advertising Agency

Mercury Mambo is looking for an intern this semester. Mercury Mambo is a fast-growing advertising and promotions agency in Austin focused primarily on the U.S. Hispanic market. Due to the success of the company we need a qualified intern to join the family almost immediately!
The prime candidate should be a self-starter/ and be ready to jump in, roll up their sleeves and wear multiple hats. Must also have a passion for the U.S. Hispanic market and be insightful about the latest trends in Hispanic culture.

Responsibilities will include: overall assistance in the coordination of account management and promotional projects, maintaining research archives, preparing competitive analyses, contacting promotional vendors, coordinating meetings, organizing client related files, monitoring Hispanic trends and insights, etc. Preferred skills are: Word, PowerPoint and Excel knowledge; experience
operating standard office equipment (fax, copy machine, phones, scanner, etc.); above average writing and proofreading skills. This internship is non-paid, and can be used toward class credit. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to April Alejandro: april@mercurymambo.com
Link:

Minority Media Ownership Charts

(CQ Weekly- In Focus)-By Joelle Tessler/Jan. 29, 2007/Page 302/ “Diversity Debate Shapes Media Ownership Rules”

TV Station Ownership by Ethnicity
http://www.cq.com/graphics/weekly/2007/01/29/wr20070129-05broadcast-cht.pdf
Map: Where Minority TV Stations Are
http://www.cq.com/graphics/weekly/2007/01/29/wr20070129-05broadcast-map.pdf

Sat. Feb 3: New Videos From Mexico´s Front Lines

Cine Resistencia presents: New Videos From Mexico´s Front Lines: disputed elections, uprising in Oaxaca and the Zapatista Movement, with filmakers Vladimir Flores and Greg “Gringoyo” Berger. The two filmmakers will screen short excerpts from new documentary films by several different directors and video collectives covering the multiple stories that will forever mark 2006 as a milestone for Mexico´s Left.
Resistencia Bookstore
1801-A South first St.
Austin, Tejas
512-416-8885
Link: http://www.resistenciabooks.com/

NFL seeks to convert ‘futbol’ fans to ‘football’ fans

Chron.com/Jan. 26, 2007, 1:00PM
he NFL has stepped up efforts in recent years to market the sport to the children of Latin American immigrants, and as Super Bowl XLI approaches, the league is going all out in its bid to win over the Hispanic community.
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UT Office of Survey Research Hiring P/T Interviewers

UT’s Office of Survey Research is in search of UT students who are interested in Telephone interviewing–No Sales. Research Only! We do research for non-profit organizations and we obtain our research through telephone interviewing. Students would be calling random people, asking them a series of questions and inputting their responses into a computer. We are currently looking for enrolled students only. Able to work at least 3 shifts a week (about 12 hours). SPANISH/ENGLISH bilingual a PLUS! The students would be paid $7.05 per hour/$7.30 per hour.
Contact: Tisha Kopas
Office of Survey Research
512-471-4980 phone
http://www.utosr.org