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Student Media Editor (LCCC Students Only)

Student Media Editor (LCCC Students Only)

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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. 


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 2017 semester. You will need a resume to complete your application.



Job Summary:

Core responsibilities of this position include:

The Student Media Editors will work as a supervisory team to manage the Wingspan Student Media staff in the publication of daily news reports for Wingspan Online, the Wingspan newspaper, Wingspan TV and other properties as assigned.



 Start Date: Fall 2017 Semester.


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

Nonessential Functions:  

An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis

  • Pick up color proofs and newspapers from printer’s office


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


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current LCCC student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for Fall 2017 semester
  • Mass media or multimedia major




Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.


The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,