Join the first student-run AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) newsmagazine in the nation! Gain experience working in news media, get involved with the AAPI community, and be a part of our legacy as we enter our 40th year of publication!
Pacific Ties's mission is to write for and about Asian American Pacific Islander communities at UCLA and in the greater Los Angeles area. We welcome all students who identify as AAPI and/or are interested in writing about AAPI issues and communities. AAPI includes, but is not limited to, Pacific Islander, East Asian, Southeast Asian, South Asian, Western Asian, and mixed Asian/Pacific Islander.
The deadline to apply for a staff writer position is October 8.
Hour-long weekly staff meetings are TBD.
Check us out at pacificties.org.
Please attach your resume here.
Is there anything on your resume that you would like to expand? If you didn't have enough space on your resume to describe what you did, here's your chance to show us what you got!
Why are you interested in joining an Asian American Pacific Islander newsmagazine? (300 words maximum)
List 3 story pitches Pacific Ties should cover. Include a headline and describe your angle for each story in 1-2 sentences. Keep in mind the sections: News, Opinion, Arts & Culture, and Creative Writing.
Where do you get your Asian American Pacific Islander news?
Please download the copy editing exercise above, edit the document for content and spelling/grammar, and upload your copy edited exercise here.
We would like to see how you write. Please submit two writings samples to us. This may include creative writing pieces, academic essays, or a blog post.
This application closed on Oct. 8, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
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