The content editor is responsible for creating a plan for our writers to execute an article. You will report to the Editor in Chief on their progress and deadlines. This will be a group of 2-3 writers, pending on the number of our staff writers.
Tasks throughout the quarter include:
-Weekly Office hours
-2 hours dedicated to flyering, outreach, fundraising, etc. (your choice). This can be fulfilled through meetings and office hours as well.
-You also have the opportunity to contribute articles for both print and web.
- 2 hour participation hours (General Meetings and Office hours both contribute to these)
General Meetings are held weekly on Wednesdays at 7pm.
In order to prepare you we have a couple mandatory trainings, if there are issues with these dates inform us ASAP:
-Two Student Media training sessions (be prepared to dedicate two Saturdays or Sundays);
-Trainings are on January 26 & February 2nd or January 27 & February 3rd. The specific dates for Design training is TBA.
-One Media Law training TBA, although it is usually held a Thursday after either week of the trainings.
Answer questions, keeping the word counts in mind
What do you hope to contribute to La Gente, and what do you hope La Gente can do for you? (300 word limit)
Why are you interested in working with our content creators and community? (200 word limit)
If a writer in your group is having trouble with finding sources and coming up with a fluid piece what would be your process for helping them out? (300 word limit)
What is a topic that you believe is relevant to today that might be controversial but necessary to write about, and how would you go about making sure that your writer informs themselves about the sensitivity of the topic? (400 word limit)
Upload all documents, PDF format preferred
Upload a 1 page resume and/or a CV
Upload a writing sample 2 page minimum for essays 150 word minimum for poetry/artistic sample 1 page sample on all other samples.
If you think it would be helpful, mention your social media handles/links.
This application closed on Jan. 11, 2019, 11:59 p.m.
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