Join the first student-run APIDA (Asian American Pacific Islander Desi American) newsmagazine in the nation! Gain experience working in news media and get involved with the APIDA community!
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. We welcome all students who identify as APIDA and/or are interested in writing about APIDA issues and communities. APIDA includes, but is not limited to, Pacific Islander, East Asian, Southeast Asian, South Asian, Western Asian, and mixed Asian/Pacific Islander.
Hour-long weekly staff meetings are TBD.
Check us out at pacificties.org.
Please attach your resume here.
If you would like to expand on anything on your resume, please use this space to do so.
Why are you interested in joining an APIDA newsmagazine? (300 words maximum)
What qualities or skills do you possess that you feel would contribute to the Pacific Ties team?
Where do you get your APIDA news?
What qualities do you possess that you feel would allow you to contribute to the publication?
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.
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 a writing sample to us. This may include a creative writing piece, an academic essay, or a blog post.
This application closed on Oct. 7, 2017, noon
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