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Student Media Editor (LCCC Students Only)

Student Media Editor (LCCC Students Only)

ID 
2016-1983
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-WY-Cheyenne
Posted Date 
8/22/2016

More information about this job

Overview

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 

 

Job Summary: Core responsibilities of this position include: Lead production of student media efforts, with emphasis on new media journalism.

 

 

This position is only available for LCCC students majoring in mass media or multimedia and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for the Fall 2014 semester. You will need a resume to complete your application.

 

 

 Start Date: Fall 2016.

 

Compensation:  Paid via stipend.

Essential Functions

  • Planning and organization of student media news-gathering activities for print, online, social media and broadcast distribution.
  • Lead daily editorial staff meetings, plan labs and classes, and assign work to staff.
  • Supplemental instruction of courses associated with student media.
  • Supervision of student media labs.
  • Assist with MMMM department recruiting and persistence efforts.
  • Write and copy edit stories, shoot photographs, and design pages and ads as needed to complete coverage critical to service to the campus community.
  • Develop advertising plans and sell and bill for ads.
  • Provide performance reviews for student media staff.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and Associated Press style preferred.
  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign software and best practices in newspaper building, including modular design, and planning preferred.
  • Knowledge of the entire Adobe Creative Cloud software suite preferred.
  • Knowledge of laws pertaining to and protecting journalists preferred.
  • Understanding of media ethics, specifically relating to college publications preferred.
  • Understanding of the First Amendment as it pertains to a free student press preferred.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current LCCC student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for Fall 2016 semester.
  • Mass media or multimedia major.

 

 

LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS.

 

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


Laramie County Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, genetic information, political affiliation, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs or activities.