As a FEM staff writer, you are expected to write articles at least three times a quarter. Your articles can be news reports, pop culture critique, personal narratives, creative writing, or really anything you want! You will be expected to attend mandatory training sessions at the beginning of Fall quarter (dates TBD). Your articles will be published online on our website after they pass through the editing process, and you will also have the opportunity to contribute to FEM's annual issue (which you can check out here: https://issuu.com/femnewsmag). If you have any questions, feel free to email [email protected], or [email protected]
This application is due on Sunday, September 30th, at 11:59 PM.
Please write no more than 300 words per question.
How did you hear about FEM?
What do you think it means to be a feminist?
If you have had any prior high school, junior college, or college journalism or media experience please list and explain here. (This is not necessary to apply.)
What other feminist publications (magazines, blogs, etc.) do you read or follow?
Why is it important to have a newsmagazine dedicated to feminist issues here on campus?
Please check up to three positions that you might be interested in. If you're not interested in any, please check "None."
Come up with 3 story ideas for Fem. Write the title and the first few sentences for each one.
(Be as creative as possible! What would you want to read or write about?)
Please attach up to 2 writing samples. They can be anything, from creative writing pieces to academic papers, so long as they are your own work. If you are attaching an academic paper, please only attach the first couple pages of your essay. PLEASE UPLOAD PDFs ONLY.
Are there any additional comments that you'd like to add? (Again, if not, you can skip this question.)
This application closed on Sept. 30, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
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