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Pacific Ties's mission is to write for and about Asian Pacific Islander Desi American communities at UCLA and in the greater Los Angeles area.
The deadline to apply is April 26.
All-staff meetings take place every Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. Prospective applicants may attend open staff meetings on April 5 and April 12 in Kerckhoff 118, Student Media Conference Room.
Please email Karin Chan at [email protected] with any questions or concerns. Applicants will be notified within 2 days after the deadline.
Attached to this application is one sample story. Download the exercise attached above and copy edit it for Associated Press style, grammar, spelling, consistency and anything else you might notice. Once you've made your edits, upload the file below. If you are not able to edit the file in its current format, copy the text into a Word document and upload the edited version.
Please attach your copy edited exercise here.
WRITING SAMPLES: Include 1-2 writing samples. If they are academic papers, include only the first and last page. You may also attach something you’d write for Pacific Ties.
RESUME: Attach a resume here in place of answering Question 1 below.
Do you have ties with any student organizations? Do you have any activities and involvements on or off campus? Describe each and your position within each organization in 2 sentences. Do not fill this out if you attached a resume. (300 words maximum)
Why are you interested in joining an Asian Pacific Islander Desi American newsmagazine? (300 words maximum)
What do you get your Asian Pacific Islander Desi American news? List at least 3 publications and/or blogs.
Why do you want to be a copy editor? (200 words maximum)
This application closed on April 29, 2016, 11 p.m.
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