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June 15, 2010

Patch.com job opportunities

  • Are you a passionate and entrepreneurial online journalist?
  • Want to be part of a dynamic and innovative team of journalists, engineers, designers and business pros who are creating a bold new solution for our industry?
  • Do you think that traditional news media just don't get it anymore?
  • Would you like to run your own local news Web site, where you'll tap the multimedia and social media skills you've mastered to transform community journalism and connect with communities, or manage a team of local editors doing just that?
If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, apply to Patch.com, AOL's hyper-local news network being built across the nation.

We are hiring full time local and regional editors in 14 states, including Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Washington, California, Maryland, Virginia, and more. Local editors run sites and regional editors run clusters of 12 sites. If you are interested, visit our sites, and write a cover letter and email to kirk@patch.com on why Patch is right for you and why you are right for Patch, plus three urls or clips, and indicate where you'd like to be.

June 2, 2010

Join Toastmasters Club on Campus!

Interested in learning to plan and conduct meetings, give speeches, and offer constructive evaluation? Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills.

The Golden Toasters Club meets Wednesdays from 12-1pm in 2-137 Jackson Hall on the U of MN East Bank campus. More information is available at the Golden Toasters website.