The Hornet Tribune

Editorial Positions

The following Editorial Operations positions are still open.  Click on the position and the staff application will appear for download.

 

Managing Editor for Editorial Operations and Staffing

General Assignment Editor

Staff Researcher and Archivist

Special Sections Editor

University News Editor

Horizons Editor

Viewpoints Editor

Lifestyles Editor

Sports Editor

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Alumni Connection Editor

Staff Columnist

Investigative Reporter/Writer

Senior Staff Reporter/Writer

Staff Reporter/Writer

Cartoonist

 

JOB SUMMARY

Managing Editor for Editorial Operations and Staffing:

The managing editor/chief operating editor must be present for the weekly budget meeting and schedule his or her classes to ensure that he or she will have the time to devote to this position.  The managing editor directly supervises the day-to-day operations of the publication, and reports to the editor in chief. A major portion of the managing editor’s job involves hiring and overseeing administrative and content editors.   He or she may write a column or editorial sometimes, and is more likely to edit articles on occasion than the editor in chief would be. The managing editor’s job takes place primarily in the office – it is to suggest ideas, assign articles, handle problems, keep the staff on schedule and answer questions from department editors. The managing editor determines the importance of articles and what goes on the front page. Since the executive editor can’t be everywhere at once, the managing editor may be asked to fill in for her, representing the publication at community events, from chamber of commerce luncheons to fundraising walk-a-thons.

General Assignment Editor:

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Supports the editor-in-chief through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. Responsible for confidential and time-sensitive material. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures.  The person who is selected must have the ability to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.  The administrative assistant may direct and lead the work of others.  He or She may rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. The administrative assistant reports to the editor-in-chief.

Staff Researcher and Archivist:

The Enterprise Editor is a key member of The Hornet Tribune editorial team and responsible for leading the feature/long-form journalism efforts, both online and in print. Ideation, assigning of articles to internal and external staff, and working extensively with those writers are placed under the responsibilities of the enterprise editor.  The enterprise editor should produce the most ambitious reporting. This editor should be brimming with compelling, untold story ideas about the most important forces shaping American life today, including racial, gender and economic inequality, and the concentration of corporate power.  The enterprise editor will drive investigative reporters to break news and write vital stories that cut through the noise.

Special Sections Editor:

The recruitment and retention editor is responsible for identifying potential students who will be great fits for the eight divisions within The Hornet Tribune.  For the Editorial Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who can report and write news stories, feature stories and editorials.  For the Standards and Ethics Division, the recruitment editor is seeking students who can properly copy edit, proofread and spot unethical writing. For the Presentation and Design Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in graphic design, who is creative and innovative.  For the Visual and Multimedia Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in photos, videos and multimedia.   For the Digital and Interactive Media Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in website design, website building and website maintenance.

University News Editor:

The Editor-in-chief provides leadership for The Hornet Tribune.  They create the vision and communicate the direction that the staff should go in order to accomplish that vision.  The editor-in-chief manages and oversees the content produced for the printed copy of The Hornet Tribune as well as the online version of The Hornet Tribune.   This includes reviewing all content produced, such as articles and photographs, developing strategies and style guidelines, and representing the brand at social events throughout the year.  The editor-in-chief works in an office-based environment and typically works whenever they are not in a class, although they may be required to work additional hours, particularly around deadlines. This job is well suited to people with strong business acumen, excellent writing and proofreading skills, networking and interpersonal skills, and the ability to guide a team towards editorial excellence.

Horizons Editor:

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Supports the editor-in-chief through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. Responsible for confidential and time-sensitive material. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures.  The person who is selected must have the ability to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.  The administrative assistant may direct and lead the work of others.  He or She may rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. The administrative assistant reports to the editor-in-chief.

Editorial Page Editor:

The Enterprise Editor is a key member of The Hornet Tribune editorial team and responsible for leading the feature/long-form journalism efforts, both online and in print. Ideation, assigning of articles to internal and external staff, and working extensively with those writers are placed under the responsibilities of the enterprise editor.  The enterprise editor should produce the most ambitious reporting. This editor should be brimming with compelling, untold story ideas about the most important forces shaping American life today, including racial, gender and economic inequality, and the concentration of corporate power.  The enterprise editor will drive investigative reporters to break news and write vital stories that cut through the noise.

Lifestyles Editor:

The recruitment and retention editor is responsible for identifying potential students who will be great fits for the eight divisions within The Hornet Tribune.  For the Editorial Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who can report and write news stories, feature stories and editorials.  For the Standards and Ethics Division, the recruitment editor is seeking students who can properly copy edit, proofread and spot unethical writing. For the Presentation and Design Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in graphic design, who is creative and innovative.  For the Visual and Multimedia Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in photos, videos and multimedia.   For the Digital and Interactive Media Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in website design, website building and website maintenance.

Sports Editor:

The Editor-in-chief provides leadership for The Hornet Tribune.  They create the vision and communicate the direction that the staff should go in order to accomplish that vision.  The editor-in-chief manages and oversees the content produced for the printed copy of The Hornet Tribune as well as the online version of The Hornet Tribune.   This includes reviewing all content produced, such as articles and photographs, developing strategies and style guidelines, and representing the brand at social events throughout the year.  The editor-in-chief works in an office-based environment and typically works whenever they are not in a class, although they may be required to work additional hours, particularly around deadlines. This job is well suited to people with strong business acumen, excellent writing and proofreading skills, networking and interpersonal skills, and the ability to guide a team towards editorial excellence.

Arts and Entertainment:

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Supports the editor-in-chief through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. Responsible for confidential and time-sensitive material. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures.  The person who is selected must have the ability to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.  The administrative assistant may direct and lead the work of others.  He or She may rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. The administrative assistant reports to the editor-in-chief.

Alumni Connection Editor:

The Enterprise Editor is a key member of The Hornet Tribune editorial team and responsible for leading the feature/long-form journalism efforts, both online and in print. Ideation, assigning of articles to internal and external staff, and working extensively with those writers are placed under the responsibilities of the enterprise editor.  The enterprise editor should produce the most ambitious reporting. This editor should be brimming with compelling, untold story ideas about the most important forces shaping American life today, including racial, gender and economic inequality, and the concentration of corporate power.  The enterprise editor will drive investigative reporters to break news and write vital stories that cut through the noise.

Investigative Reporter/Writer:

The recruitment and retention editor is responsible for identifying potential students who will be great fits for the eight divisions within The Hornet Tribune.  For the Editorial Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who can report and write news stories, feature stories and editorials.  For the Standards and Ethics Division, the recruitment editor is seeking students who can properly copy edit, proofread and spot unethical writing. For the Presentation and Design Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in graphic design, who is creative and innovative.  For the Visual and Multimedia Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in photos, videos and multimedia.   For the Digital and Interactive Media Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in website design, website building and website maintenance.

Staff Columnist:

The recruitment and retention editor is responsible for identifying potential students who will be great fits for the eight divisions within The Hornet Tribune.  For the Editorial Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who can report and write news stories, feature stories and editorials.  For the Standards and Ethics Division, the recruitment editor is seeking students who can properly copy edit, proofread and spot unethical writing. For the Presentation and Design Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in graphic design, who is creative and innovative.  For the Visual and Multimedia Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in photos, videos and multimedia.   For the Digital and Interactive Media Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in website design, website building and website maintenance.

Senior Staff Reporter/Writer:

The recruitment and retention editor is responsible for identifying potential students who will be great fits for the eight divisions within The Hornet Tribune.  For the Editorial Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who can report and write news stories, feature stories and editorials.  For the Standards and Ethics Division, the recruitment editor is seeking students who can properly copy edit, proofread and spot unethical writing. For the Presentation and Design Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in graphic design, who is creative and innovative.  For the Visual and Multimedia Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in photos, videos and multimedia.   For the Digital and Interactive Media Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in website design, website building and website maintenance.

Staff Reporter/Writer:

The recruitment and retention editor is responsible for identifying potential students who will be great fits for the eight divisions within The Hornet Tribune.  For the Editorial Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who can report and write news stories, feature stories and editorials.  For the Standards and Ethics Division, the recruitment editor is seeking students who can properly copy edit, proofread and spot unethical writing. For the Presentation and Design Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in graphic design, who is creative and innovative.  For the Visual and Multimedia Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in photos, videos and multimedia.   For the Digital and Interactive Media Division, the recruitment and retention editor is seeking students who have a background in website design, website building and website maintenance.

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