• Job starts
    July 1, 2020
  • Job ends
    N/A
  • Work schedule
    Flexible

Major job duties

  • Provides leadership; adheres to journalistic ethics; models good writing, editing and production skills; settles disputes and problems
  • Represents the newspaper and acts as a liaison to students, faculty, staff, university administration and the community.
  • Holds responsibility for the content and appearance of The Metropolitan’s print edition, website, Facebook page and Engage page; writes/maintains organizational bylaws, staff policy manual and training materials
  • Recruits, hires, trains, and leads editing team and numerous freelance writers
  • Provides developmental editing and guidance to reporters according to Associated Press (AP) style
  • Makes purchases, assists with payroll, guides annual budget request
  • Writes at least one article for each issue of the newspaper
  • Leads staff meetings and trainings

Qualifications and experience

  • Leadership or supervisory experience
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Interest and engagement in higher education, public policy and current events
  • Familiarity with Associated Press (AP) style
  • Suggested coursework: WRIT 371 Editing, WRIT 341 Writing the News in a Digital World

 

To apply

Please email: resume and a writing sample to themetropolitan@metrostate.edu