Saint Leo University

2017-2018 Student Newspaper Non-FWS Staff Position

US-FL-Saint Leo
Job ID
2017-1458

Overview

The Lions’ Pride is looking to fill the following positions:

  • Staff Writers
  • Copyeditors
  • Cartoonists
  • Photographers
  • Multimedia Writers/Designers (video, audio, slide shows, etc.)
  • Advertising Representatives
  • Occasionally, we need an editor position filled. Please check the newspaper or stop by the newspaper office to inquire about these positions.

Responsibilities

  • Cover campus news, breaking news, feature stories, general news, meetings, sports events, and more. These events can be at any time of day or night.
  • Interview people for articles – the ability to talk to people in person.
  • Write weekly articles and take photos (and possibly shoot video) to accompany the articles.
  • Attend weekly meetings, which are mandatory, unless class conflicts.
  • Reliability, dependability, professionalism, and a willingness to learn.

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong vocabulary, spelling and grammar skills, and a knowledge of writing. Otherwise, a willingness to learn these skills is needed.
  • Knowledge of digital photography and downloading photos preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to use Pagemaker, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, InDesign, and Adobe Premier Video Editing not required, but an added bonus.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills needed to balance work with school.
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment. The ability to assist other teammates and work when necessary to accomplish the goals of a weekly newspaper.
  • Must be dependable, self-motivated, and able to work under pressure, meet weekly deadlines, and possess good communication skills with team members.

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