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November 2022 Bonus Edition 
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Every month we round up the latest career tips, insights and job opportunities from our multi-platform network of Black and Brown media organizations. 

URL Media runs a
highly successful recruitment arm and has placed some of the top media executives in the country. 
Let's Talk Careers: The What's Next Workshop
Hello, this week from URL Senior Recruiter Sonali Kohli. If you're one of the many media folks who has lost their job in the last few weeks, we hope you're caring for yourself, and we want to meet you and offer our support as you navigate your next steps.

On Friday, Dec. 9 at 10 am PT/1 pm ET, URL Media will host a virtual workshop for folks at a crossroads in their career β€” that can mean you were just laid off or are unemployed, or you want to find a new job but are worried about how to do so in the current job market. Please fill out our registration form to receive an invitation.

During the workshop, we'll offer breakout sessions with actionable advice from experts for the topics that might be on your mind. Sessions will include:
  • How to think about your resume with Phoebe Gavin, career and leadership coach and executive director of talent and development at
  • How to build a wealth cushion and a portfolio career with URL Media CEO S. Mitra Kalita
  • What employers are looking for with Leonor Ayala Polley, URL Media Chief of Business Development and Partnerships
  • Balancing practical needs with purpose-driven work with Sonali Kohli, URL Media Senior Recruiter
  • Securing benefits after severance runs out 
Secure your spot today

We hope to see you there, and please email me if there are topics you want us to cover. Until then, check out advice on how to recession-proof your job search from URL Chief of Business Development and Partnerships Leonor Ayala Polley.
How to learn and lead calmly through volatile times
Deliberate Calm is a personal toolkit to help leaders change and adapt when it’s the most important and hardest.” Three McKinsey veterans explain how.
You can now watch or read the transcript of our November webinar on how to navigate disability in a new job, for managers and recent hires. Panelists Cara Reedy and Jeff Lafata-Hernandez also gave advice on how and when to disclose the need for accommodations when you're job-searching.  

Job Board 

URL Media is recruiting for these open roles. Contact if you're interested in learning more about any of them. 

πŸ“Œ Position: News & Program Director
Company: WURD Radio
Compensation: commensurate w. experience
Location: Philadelphia, PA

πŸ“Œ Position: Senior Audience Engagement Editor
Company: Slate
Compensation: $71,000 - $100,000
Location: Remote
πŸ“Œ Position: National Editor
Company: Capital B
Compensation: $120,000+
Location: Remote

πŸ“Œ Position: Development Director
Company: MLK50
Compensation: $
Location: Remote, with a preference for Memphis, TN

πŸ“Œ Position: Audience Engagement Manager 
Company: MLK50
Compensation: $65,000
Location: Memphis, TN

The following are job openings with URL partners or affiliate organizations who we love. We encourage you to apply directly!

πŸ“Œ Position: Senior Writer & Editor
Company: Better Life Lab
$ $80,000 - $100,000
Location: Hybrid in Washington, DC or Remote

πŸ“Œ Position: Chief of Staff
Company: PushBlack
$103,272 - $166,138
Location: Remote

πŸ“Œ Position: Chief Copy Editor (News Desk)
Compensation: Based on experience

Location: Remote with offices in Delhi, Mumbai and Pune

πŸ“Œ Position: Fact Checker
Company: Scalawag
Compensation: $35/hour, 20 hours/week
Remote within the U.S. South (preference given to Atlanta, Birmingham, and Durham)

πŸ“Œ Position: Copy Editor
Company: Scalawag
Compensation: $35/hour, 20 hours/week
Remote within the U.S. South (preference given to Atlanta, Birmingham, and Durham)

πŸ“Œ Position: Deputy Editor
Company: Documented
Location: New York, hybrid
πŸ“Œ Position: Freelance Audio Field Reporter(s)
Company: Our Body Politic
Compensation: $60/hr
Location: Remote / Based in PA, GA, FL, NC, TX
We are currently working with a mix of media, nonprofits, and other organizations to source and hire for executive roles. If you are a senior-level media professional looking to pivot, contact us. 

Please fill out our candidate intake form or email ( to inquire. 
As a job candidate, there are no fees associated with working with URL. We look forward to adding you to our pipeline! 

Uplift. Respect. Love.
Are you hitting a wall in your job search? 
Do you need help recruiting top talent?

Schedule a 1:1 with URL Media.

URL Media runs a highly successful recruitment arm and has placed some of the top media executives in the country. If you’d like to be informed of further opportunities, drop us a line at with your resume or LinkedIn profile. If you're looking for top talent, drop us a line on how we might work together!  
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