Join The Huntingtonian

 

Jobs Offered for the 2018-2019 year:

Editor-in-Chief: $1,500 for the year The editor-in-chief reports to the faculty advisor and is responsible for running the editorial staff to produce a high-quality campus newspaper and website. Expect to work between 6-8 hours per week. Specific responsibilities include:

• Holding regular staff meetings multiple times each semester • Receiving all submitted stories and visual elements

• Approving edited articles for the Huntingtonian.com and the printed newspaper • Holding staff responsible to their job descriptions

• Daily skimming of Huntingtonian.com to find and order corrections

• Maintaining and refreshing the headline page of the Huntingtonian.com

• Reporting regularly to the faculty advisor, especially about sensitive columns, stories, or visual elements

•Copy editing during design weekends to ensure the overall quality of the newspaper

• Put together staffing positions and descriptions for each upcoming school year, conduct hiring process

Assistant Editor: $900 first year, $1,100 subsequent years

The assistant editor reports to the editor-in-chief and is responsible for assisting the editor-in-chief in creating a high-quality campus newspaper and website. Specific responsibilities include:

• Assisting in areas as requested by the editor-in-chief, which may include but is not limited to editing, receiving articles, drafting, web design, etc.

• Editing articles once the Copy Editor has submitted a final draft.

• Coordinating design weekends, assisting the editing and design process

Designer: $900 first year, $1,100 subsequent years

The designer reports to the editor-in-chief and is responsible for designing all the elements of the Huntingtonain newspaper. Applicants must be proficient in InDesign. It is preferred that applicants be well-versed in Illustrator and PhotoShop. Specific responsibilities include:

• Placing articles into a newspaper format in a clean and presentable manner that appeals to the student body

• Attending design weekends and any additional meetings required by the Editor-in-Chief

• Submitting PDFs of the paper to the printing company promptly by 8PM on Sunday evening of design weekend, no later.

Copy Editor: $700 the first year, $900 subsequent years

The copy editor reports to the editor-in-chief and is responsible for ensuring the readability, accuracy, and style of the Huntingtonian printed newspaper and website. Specific responsibilities include:

• Attending regularly staff meetings as called by the editor-in-chief • Editing any articles assigned by the editor to follow specific Writer’s Guidelines of The Huntingtonian, including leads, structure, headlines, blurbs, and decks

• Posting approved stories online when returned from the editor-in-chief

Reporter: $20 per published article or podcast with photo included

Reporters report to the editor-in-chief and are responsible writing hard news and feature stories and podcasts for the online and printed newspaper. Photographs or graphics must be included with all submitted stories. Specific responsibilities include:

• Writing hard news or feature articles that consistently follow Writer’s Guidelines of the Huntingtonian for the print edition and Huntingtonian.com

• Attending regular staff meetings as called by the editor-in-chief

• Submitting stories on time to the editor-in-chief for approval

• Posting approved stories online when returned from the editor-in-chief

Please electronically fill out the following questions to the best of your ability and send completed application to polhs@huntington.edu by April 27th, 2018.

Job Application
Current staff members interested in a position for next year must also apply.

Please include any evidence of accomplishment in these areas (such as copies of writing you’ve done or something you’ve designed programmed with InDesign). Also include a resume and a recommendation letter.

The Huntingtonian Editorial Board
2303 College Ave.
Huntington, IN 46750.