BruinLife writers write various article ranging from student life, events, academics to sports for the BruinLife yearbook. For the BruinLife Magazine, writers focus on arts & entertainment and lifestyle topics that are of interest to the UCLA community. Together, the staff contributes heavily to the historic aspect of the book and to popular topics of interest for the magazine.
-The BruinLife writing staff is involved in choosing the various topics for articles to be printed in the yearbook, but also various writing projects in the BruinLife Magazine, website, etc.
-As a writer, you are responsible for quarterly yearbook assignments, attending all staff meetings and writing staff meetings.
-Writing a minimum of 2 writing assignments per deadline for the yearbook.
-Pitching ideas, covering a range of events and topics for the BruinLife blog. 1 short assignment minimum every other week.
Applicants do not need prior writing experience to apply for this job. There will Student Media training sessions taught by professionals, staff workshops, and office hours available for guidance. However, due to the nature of the position, writers with organized, persuasive, and succinct writing abilities will be preferred.
-A more extensive resume.
-Networking opportunities with alumni and other Student Media publications.
-A platform for your voice through our magazine and blog.
-Your work is printed in an award winning yearbook that is made of over 500 pages.
-Connections with community organizations.
-Valuable news room knowledge and better understanding of how to work in a production environment.
-A safe space for dialogue and different values.
-Food and socials/field trips.
-Make long time friends.