[Spring 2018] PMC Newsletter #4
PMC Newsletter #4
Hello Publications and Media Community! We’re all short an hour of sleep, but with a “Battle of the Bay” slam poetry throwdown and a whole new Student Media Academy workshop coming up, we at the PMC are starting off Daylight Savings Season on a high note. Join us and beat that time-change lethargy! 
Table of Contents:
  1. PMC Resources
  2. Events
  3. PMB Elections
  4. PMC Spotlights
  5. Jobs & Opportunities
  6. PMC Staff Picks
  7. Social Media
Daylight Savings Fact:
Did you know that daylight savings was NOT implemented to benefit farmers? Learn its true origins with this classic short from comedian John Oliver.
PMC Resources & Programs
Did you know we offer 6 FREE programs for all student publication and media organizations? Click on the images to learn more!
Community Events & Deadlines
PMC Events
Mar. 21st | 5pm-7pm | MLK 177
Student Media Academy, a workshop series curated to teach useful skills for the world of publications and media. The workshop will be an hour long, followed by a reception (HOT DRINKS & HOT TAKES, a PMC event focused on united the PUBS & MEDIA community) catered by Cheese n Stuff.c
Community Events
Mar. 18th | 5pm-6:30pm | City Lights Booksellers and Publishers
Feminist Press in conjunction with Asian American Writers' Workshop present Rowan Hisayo Buchanan and Esmé Weijun Wang celebrating the release of Go Home!, edited by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan with foreword by Viet Thanh Nguyen, published by The Feminist Press.
Mar. 21st | 8pm-10pm | Anna Head Alumnae Hall
Battle of the Bay. We have a very special slam for you today. The Berkeley CUPSI team, Stanford, USC, & a mystery team will be competing against each other in a giant Battle Royale before heading to the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational in April. Get pumped, because this is going to be some of the best poetry you have ever heard! #battleofthebay #cupsi2018
Want to have your org's event featured here? Email studentmedia@berkeley.edu for inquiries with "[YOUR ORG NAME] Newsletter Event Feature Request" as the subject.
Publication Spotlight
The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal showcases the premier undergraduate research in Comparative Literature across the world. The Journal welcomes submissions critically engaging with topics in Literature from a comparative stance, such as interdisciplinary research across disciplines within the arts and sciences, research engaging with literary theory and schools of thought or criticism
Delta Kappa Alpha is a National, Co-Educational, Professional Cinema Fraternity for recruiting and fostering students with creative talent and a passion for cinema. The vision of Delta Kappa Alpha is to be recognized as the premier institute of upstanding entertainment industry leaders. Not exclusive to film studies majors, DKA welcomes men and women, undergraduates and graduates, who are dedicated to fostering lifelong character, collaborative and creative storytelling, ethical and productive business practices, philanthropic action, and fraternal bonds by and between students of the cinematic arts.
PMC Staff Spotlight
Soo is a 4th-year media studies major and she is an international student from South Korea. Her role in PMC is Equipment Checkout and she is very excited to work at the PMC in the upcoming Fall. Soo hopes this experience will be the foundation to work as a TV producer in the future.
Elena is a fourth year CogSci and Rhetoric double major on the Programs Team at PMC. When she's not binge-watching Gossip Girl, she loves traveling, tap-dancing, and eating out more often than she should.
Jobs, Submissions, & Opportunities
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHRC) in Washington D.C. is searching for summer journalism interns to assist in every area from social media management to copy writing. The deadline is March 15th, 2018. Apply today! 
KQED San Francisco is hiring interns in broadcast, visual, and print journalism! Corporate positions also available. Internships last 6 months from June to December 2018, approximately 16 hours of work per week. Apply today! 
PBS is hiring summer interns for their studio in Arlington, VA. Positions include media production, communications, and digital interactive coordination. Interns will be compensated. View positions and apply!
Pottery Barn/Williams and Sonoma is hiring a full-time copywriter to support its creative team’s e-newsletters for its office in San Francisco. Graduating seniors encouraged to apply. 
Ever wanted to spend a summer in Martha’s Vineyard? You’re in luck: the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing is sponsoring one poet and one prose writer for a weeklong summer workshop on the famous island. The first prize will cover full tuition and lodging. Submit your poem and/or short fiction to be considered . 
PMC Staff Picks
Shereen Younes is a filmmaker, podcaster, and creative human.
Photo Gallery
Meet our staff + board!
Come say hi at MLK 177, Monday to Thursday 12pm to 9pm, Fridays 12pm to 5pm!
Visit us at MLK 177 (M-TH 12-9 / F 12-5) or at studentmedia.berkeley.edu

The PMC supports 100+ organizations, reaching thousands of students. Want to have your org's events, opportunities, publications, or media featured in our newsletter? Email studentmedia@berkeley.edu for inquiries with "[YOUR ORG NAME] Newsletter Feature Request" as the subject.