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Editor Application 2010-2011
• Assistant Editor (time commitment = 2-3 hours per week):
Aids the Editor with overall paper management (running meetings, responding to emails, etc.)
Assists the Editor in creating a vision for the paper and starting efforts to achieve that vision
o Oversees News and Photo Editors
o Must be forward-thinking, organized, hard-working, involved in campus life, a lover of journalism
Operations Manager (time commitment = ~2 hours per week):
Organizes the paper’s email account to forward emails to copyeditors, business manager, design staff, etc.
Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, online many times a day, a good communicator
Business Manager (time commitment = 1-4 hours per week):
Organizes ad inquiries, placements, and payments
Send invoices and proofs to advertisers
Organizes the Herald’s finances
Must be organized, good at follow-through, a proficient communicator
Photo Editor (time commitment = 1 hour per week):
o Find images for articles as needed (via Marketing, the internet, etc.)
o Attends events to photograph as needed (camera will be provided)
News Editor (time commitment = 1 hour per week):
o Brainstorms news and feature stories to bring to staff meetings as possible article topics
o Contacts office and department heads on campus monthly to find leads
Position(s) applying for:
Please list any English, publishing, or writing activities and/or awards you have participated in
or received (especially any newspaper, magazine, or editorial experience/achievements):
What qualifies you for the position(s) you are applying for (skills, traits, experiences, etc.)?
What is your favorite news source?
Please attach a resume if you have one readily available (this is not required).
This application can be emailed to herald&email.meredith.edu, returned to the SLS office and put in the
Meredith mailbox, or brought to the first Herald meeting on Tues, August 24^^ at 5:30 in Joyner 126.
Applications are due by September
Freshwomen are encouraged to apply for editorial positions. No application is needed to be a writer,
photographer, layout designer, ad saleswoman, or miscellaneous staff member. All Meredith students are
invited to join the 2010-2011 Herald stajfin creating this year's newspaper!
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