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The Daily Eastern News

Fall 2017 editorial staff application
(Turn in to Cassie or Lola in Buzzard 1811)

Name_________________________________________________

Year in school/major___________________________________

Phone number_________________________________________

Email address _________________________________________

Previous newspaper/journalism experience, starting with
most current:

Date/Publication/Position ____________________________________
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Journalism or other classes you have taken or will take that
you believe will help you with your position at The Daily
Eastern News.

Class/Semester/Professor ___________________________________
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Positions Available

Circle three and number in order of preference

(Job descriptions are posted in the newsroom.)

Managing editor (edit board position)

News editor (edit board position)

Associate news editor (edit board position)

Associate news editor (edit board position)

Opinions editor (edit board position)

Online editor (edit board position)
Assistant online editor

Sports editor

Assistant sports editor

Photo editor

Assistant photo editor

Multicultural reporter

Administration reporter

Campus reporter

Sports reporter

City reporter

Entertainment reporter

Designer/copy editor

(Night Desk position)

List 3 references, including one professor, here:

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List at least three goals/ideas you have for the positions you
have chosen on the next page. Be specific and detailed.

Goals/Ideas:
 Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. Friday, April
14. Interviews will be scheduled as applications start coming in.
Sign up for an interview time on the conference room door when
you turn your application in. You must sign up at least one day
before the interview will take place.

 To prepare for your interview, consider your answers to these
questions: Why do you want this position? What makes you best for
this position? In what ways do you hope to improve the
newspaper/website? What do you see as the biggest challenge
facing the newsroom, and what would you do about it?

 Please bring 2 – 3 of your best examples (article, photo, page
design) of your work to show what you have done for the News or
other publications. Be prepared to talk about your experience with
those pieces of work.
 If you have any questions, please contact the newsroom at 581-
2812.