As a member of La Gente's staff, you will join an enthusiastic group of student writers, journalists, photographers, designers, and videographers who are passionate about Latina/o culture, current events, and activism.
Staff members are required to: provide content for our website and our annual print publication, attend weekly meetings throughout the quarter, attend mandatory training to improve journalism skills (dates TBD), work with and communicate with editors to ensure contributions are the best they can be.
At La Gente, we're free to explore our passions. Staff is free to write/photograph/design whatever they're passionate about so long as it follows our community guidelines.
Applications are due April 9th, 2017 by 11:59 PM.
If you have any questions, please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please limit your responses to 300 words or less per question.
Please check all the positions you are interested in.
How did you hear about La Gente?
Why are you interested in joining La Gente?
Why is it important to have a Latina/o focused newsmagazine on campus?
List/link three (3) articles you have read in the past week that are relevant to La Gente's community.
Provide three (3) ideas relevant to La Gente that you are interested in further exploring.
Do you have any previous journalism experience? (Please note that experience is not necessary to apply.)
Provide one writing sample.
Writing samples can be academic papers, articles you've written in the past, or creative writing pieces.
At La Gente, everyone writes. Although staff writers will be doing most of the writing, photographers, designers, and videographers will also be expected to contribute articles.
Note: For non-writing positions, you will be asked to provide samples of your work at a later date.
Are you interested in any of the following?
This application closed on April 9, 2017, 11:59 p.m.
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