Saundra Brown Armstrong training to become Oakland's first African American policewoman. She went on to become a Senior Judge in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and still presides over cases in the Oakland Federal Courthouse. (1970) Original 16mm, shot by Ch.4 KRON-TV can be viewed here (link: http://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/227950) Original KRON-TV reporter Valerie Dickerson interviewed Judge Armstrong about her pioneering career in 2016, reuniting them on-camera after 46 years (link https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/230799) Courtesy: Bay Area TV Archive (link:https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv )

Archival Research and Logging

Position

Archival Research and Logging (term-position)

Location

New York, New York United States

Application Date

September 18, 2021

Job Link

https://massappeal.com/

Job Contact

emma@massappeal.com

SALARY: $1200/week with potential to be higher based on experience
We are looking for an experienced archival researcher and logger to work on two 40 minute pop culture archival heavy episodes of an eight part series. Six of the eight episodes are done.
Mass Appeal is an entertainment company dedicated to telling stories from the perspective of those who shape and shift culture. Since 1996, we have documented the emerging movements that influence popular ideas. Today, Mass Appeal is the elevated voice of Hip Hop and its ever-expanding sphere of influence.
We are working on a number of projects and are looking for an experienced archival researcher to work with us full time until mid December.
 
We are looking for someone to:
  • Source archival footage, photos, public records, and anything else needed for stories
  • Self guided and can work on multiple projects at once
  • Properly catalogue material using our internal organizational system
  • Participate in video team meetings
  • Collaborate with our Director & Manager of Research and Clearance, story producers, directors, and editors on archival visual needs