#12232, Staff Writer

Job Type: Either work study or regular
Wages: Piecework + Hourly
Job Begins: 08/01/2012
Work Schedule: [Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri] - Varies
Job Duties: Reporters are responsible for conducting interviews with appropriate subjects and writing assigned stories. They must maintain appropriate and timely contact with individuals associated with their assigned beats and draw story ideas from those beats. Story ideas are to be shared at weekly meetings, which reporters are required to attend. In addition, reporters must write stories in correct AP Style, as instructed, and meet all assigned deadlines. Reporters are expected to write what is specifically assigned to them in budgets and present freelance work. They may also be asked to write more specifically for news or Art and Entertainment.
Minimum Qualifications: Previous experience is helpful, but not required. Must be able to learn quickly. Must be reliable and have a professional attitude. Needs to display a strong ability to write clearly and effectively.
Special Comments: Please submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample. Appropriate writing samples are previous journalistic work, essays, short stories or any other long-form narrative style.
Download Application: Student Job Application
Application Submission: [Please email your application form to contact's email below]
Contact Name: Ashley Cahoonne
Contact Number: 341-5502
Department: Sunflower Office
Contact E-mail: acahoon3@g.emporia.edu
Office: 3rd Floor MU