As much as I hate to admit it, I didn’t just come into the world as a fully-formed next-lev Strategenius. I had to learn my media wizardry from the best minds on the web. Here are 12 top-shelf social media masters who have been instrumental in teaching me everything I know.
I have to admit I was not sold on the Blaggillion Hits project but I cannot deny the level of commitment on display here. Endorsed.
BlackBook Media is looking for a Photo Assistant/Producer. Our company enjoys a lively, stimulating, and busy office environment; the work is very gratifying but also very challenging, and can be time-consuming. The successful candidate will focus on working consistently, quickly, and productively while overseeing multiple projects with overlapping deadlines and schedules. This entry-level position is a great opportunity for a serious, career-minded person to gain broad experience at a growing, cutting-edge media company.
Compensation includes competitive salary based on experience, plus benefits and equity in the company. The position is full-time based in our New York offices, where candidates must be available to physically interview; we will finance neither travel to interviews nor relocation expenses.
Responsibilities + Work closely with the Creative Director and editorial team to concept, research, negotiate, manage, book, and schedule photo shoots. + Manage procurement of bought art and the management of all artwork in and out of the department, receiving art from talent and forwarding art to prepress in preparation for execution. + Communicate with agents, publicists, photo studios, photographers, illustrators, etc. + Manage production budget in consultation with Creative Director and Executive Editor.
Requirements + College degree in relevant field. + Very strong organizational and communication skills. + Knowledge of basic photographic concepts and technology. + Passion for researching and finding photographic talent, locations, resources, etc. + Knowledge of magazine and digital production processes. + Skill with Excel and Adobe production software.
Bonus Skills + Professional experience in media, and/or as a photographer or photographer’s assistant. + Professional experience with managing budgets. + High-level experience with Adobe production software. + Extensive contacts among photographers, agents, and other creative professionals.
Uh, Mr. Moneypockets? I don’t know what ya’ll do round here in New York, but in the south we like to use Karo nekkid. We don’t even call it “nekkid”. We call it our Karo Suit. I would like to know what you traitors-to-America up north of the Mason-Dixon wear while eating Karo, prolly some fancy pantsy deezinur outfit, you uppity yanks.
EXKUSE ME but I am from Alabama, the veritable HEART of the Dixie I’ll have you know, and I have consumed my weight in De Luxe Peanut Pie of many an evening. And if I happened to be in flagrante media reis once or thrice, I certainly did not have a collar-and-string-tie on my neck, nor a hat over my groin. But perhaps I should’ve.
Tex’s has been serving up authentic Texas barbecue to Nashville for the past 30 years. Like a little girl doused in vinegar, its lunch menu is short, sweet, spicy, and tangy and can convince even the most mature adults to let loose and feast fiendishly with their hands.
Speaking from experience, there is no funnier writing in the world than the writing of copywriters who want to kill themselves. (Thanks, Dish.)