State Press Staff Descriptions


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State Press Engagement Team

Social media coordinators

Students interested in PR and marketing are encouraged to apply as social media coordinators. The team will work closely with the digital editors to utilize social media effectively and boost our online presence. Coordinators must be well organized and excited to draw ASU's attention toward The State Press! Social media coordinators can expect to monitor SP accounts one day per week.

Digital editor (paid)

The digital editors will manage The State Press’ presence online and on campus while exploring ways to find a broader audience. They will work closely with the digital newspaper, magazine and multimedia teams to gather a birds-eye view of The State Press and implement consistency into SP content. During shifts, digital editors will copy edit content for AP Style, grammar and integrity, schedule social media posts for the day's content, update the statepress.com homepage and flag content for a weekly newsletter. 

There will be four digital editors who each work three days per week. 

Analytics editor

The position calls for a student with understanding of Google Analytics who is willing to work closely with section editors to monitor statepress.com content. The editor will compile weekly and bi-semesterly reports, as well as run experiments to find more efficient ways to share content or make it better suited to an online audience. 

Marketing/Events manager

The manager will coordinate marketing campaigns on social media, engage in person at events and come up with innovative ideas to help The State Press engage more with the community. This includes brainstorming and creating events we host, finding other events we can have a booth or otherwise participate in or scheduling tabling on all four ASU campuses. This is a new emphasis for The State Press — so we are looking for someone with brave ideas who isn't afraid to take the lead and make things happen. We are looking for quick-thinking, well-organized students who can initiate and finish projects.

Data analyst

State Press data analysts have a passion for solving complex problems, building innovative models and supporting data-driven decisions. You will be responsible for leading entire projects and owning their outcomes from start to finish.The questions data analysts ask evolve as quickly as our publication grows, so what works today always needs to work better and smarter tomorrow. Roles are flexible and tailored to strengths; we analyze data using whatever program and method will generate the best results.

Software developer

We are an online publication looking to create engaging and user-friendly web experiences for our audience. The software team would work on projects such as page design, mobile app design, the creation of special projects and more. We are also open to hear your ideas! Software developers would work on a project-to-project basis, typically as a volunteer. Paid positions (part-time, maybe 6-12 hours per week) are also available. 

State Press Digital Publication:

Investigative Section

Investigative editor (paid)

The investigative editor is expected to manage a desk of investigative reporters that take an initiative in researching, gathering sources and compiling data or information that can be visually and editorially represented. The investigative editor should expect to work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday. The position will work with investigative reporters to come up with two long term projects for reporters, as well as the direction of coverage for the desk along with the editor in chief. The editor will also be required to participate in one State Press event per month. Editors can expect to work between 15 and 20 hours. Editors need to have a good understanding of AP Style, SEO, headline writing and editing. 

Investigative reporter (paid)

The investigative reporter is a well-respected staff position that works on at least three in-depth stories every semester. This position produces high-quality content concerning health, safety, transportation and University affairs. This reporter takes the initiative in researching, gathering sources and compiling data or information that can be visually and editorially represented. Although this position does not have daily deadlines, the investigative reporter reports to the investigative editor with weekly memos on his or her progress. In addition, this position may be required to file public records requests under the supervision of the investigative editor.

Part-time investigative reporter

The part-time investigative reporter is expected to assist and help research and report on long term projects that the desk is working on. This position focuses on helping produce high-quality content concerning health, safety, transportation and University affairs. This part-time investigative reporting position takes the initiative in researching, gathering sources and compiling data or information that can be visually and editorially represented. The investigative reporter also reports to the investigative editor with weekly memos on his or her progress. In addition, this position may be required to file public records requests under the supervision of the investigative editor.

Politics Section

The State Press’ Politics section covers USG on all four campuses and the local governments in each city those campuses reside in. The Politics section is for those who love covering USG elections and want to inform ASU students about the local politics and governments that impact them.

Full-time politics reporter (paid)

Full-time Politics reporters are required to produce two pieces of content per week, as well as occasional breaking news stories as needed. Full-time, unlike part-time, are paid positions. Full-time reporters have the option to move up within State Press after a semester of reporting and will earn great clips for their portfolios. The reporters are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sundays, and they must be available for in-person edits for each of their two stories each week. Reporters are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the reporter themselves in some cases and by the multimedia team in others (multimedia elements include but are not limited to videos, infographics, story maps, social media embeds and photos.) Reporters will report to both of the Politics editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Part-time politics reporter 

Part-time Politics reporters are required to produce one story per week, as well as be available for breaking news. Part-time positions are unpaid but are a great way to build clips and work to advance within State Press. The reporters are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sundays, and they must be available for in-person edits for each of their two stories each week. Reporters are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the reporter themselves in some cases and by the multimedia team in others (multimedia elements include but are not limited to videos, infographics, story maps, social media embeds and photos.) Reporters will report to both of the Politics editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Science & Tech Section

ASU is the nation’s most innovative university for a reason. Each campus has it’s own projects, majors and students who are working on the science and technology that will impact us both now and in the future. Science and Tech editors need to have a strong interest in science and technology, exceptional editing skills and must have worked for State Press for at least one semester.

Full-time science & tech reporter (paid)

Full-time Science & Tech reporters are required to produce two pieces of content per week, as well as occasional breaking news stories as needed. Full-time, unlike part-time, are paid positions. Full-time reporters have the option to move up within State Press after a semester of reporting and will earn great clips for their portfolios. The reporters are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sundays, and they must be available for in-person edits for each of their two stories each week. Reporters are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the reporter themselves in some cases and by the multimedia team in others (multimedia elements include but are not limited to videos, infographics, story maps, social media embeds and photos.) Reporters will report to both of the Science & Tech editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Part-time science & tech reporter

Part-time Science & Tech reporters are required to produce one story per week, as well as be available for breaking news. Part-time positions are unpaid but are a great way to build clips and work to advance within State Press. The reporters are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sundays, and they must be available for in-person edits for each of their two stories each week. Reporters are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the reporter themselves in some cases and by the multimedia team in others (multimedia elements include but are not limited to videos, infographics, story maps, social media embeds and photos.) Reporters will report to both of the Science & Tech editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Arts & Culture Section

ASU is home to both classical and modern art majors, as well as many cultural groups and organizations. The Arts & Culture section will be dedicated to finding and covering the fascinating people, groups, projects and stories that make ASU unique.

Full-time arts & culture reporter (paid)

Full-time Arts & Culture reporters are required to produce two pieces of content per week, as well as occasional breaking news stories as needed. Full-time, unlike part-time, are paid positions. Full-time reporters have the option to move up within State Press after a semester of reporting and will earn great clips for their portfolios. The reporters are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sundays, and they must be available for in-person edits for each of their two stories each week. Reporters are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the reporter themselves in some cases and by the multimedia team in others (multimedia elements include but are not limited to videos, infographics, story maps, social media embeds and photos.) Reporters will report to both of the Arts & Culture editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Part-time arts & culture reporter

Part-time Arts & Culture reporters are required to produce one story per week, as well as be available for breaking news. Part-time positions are unpaid but are a great way to build clips and work to advance within State Press. The reporters are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sundays, and they must be available for in-person edits for each of their two stories each week. Reporters are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the reporter themselves in some cases and by the multimedia team in others (multimedia elements include but are not limited to videos, infographics, story maps, social media embeds and photos.) Reporters will report to both of the Politics editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Campus Life Section

ASU houses 80,000 students who are constantly looking for things to do on and around campus. Some of those students prefer a party scene, others are holed up books - what they’re doing and what they’re interested in makes up the culture of ASU’s four campuses. The Campus Life editor should be interested in restaurants, hangouts and events around campus, but also be interested in students and the organizations they’re a part of.

Full-time campus life reporter (paid)

Full-time Campus reporters are required to produce two pieces of content per week, as well as occasional breaking news stories as needed. Full-time, unlike part-time, are paid positions. Full-time reporters have the option to move up within State Press after a semester of reporting and will earn great clips for their portfolios. The reporters are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sundays, and they must be available for in-person edits for each of their two stories each week. Reporters are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the reporter themselves in some cases and by the multimedia team in others (multimedia elements include but are not limited to videos, infographics, story maps, social media embeds and photos.) Reporters will report to both of the Campus Life editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Part-time campus life reporter 

Part-time Campus Life reporters are required to produce one story per week, as well as be available for breaking news. Part-time positions are unpaid but are a great way to build clips and work to advance within State Press. The reporters are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sundays, and they must be available for in-person edits for each of their two stories each week. Reporters are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the reporter themselves in some cases and by the multimedia team in others (multimedia elements include but are not limited to videos, infographics, story maps, social media embeds and photos.) Reporters will report to both of the Campus Life editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Opinions Section

The Opinions section is a long held tradition in campus media. The State Press Opinion section will be the home to dedicated columnists who follow topics throughout the semester to build their voice and reliable content our readers can expect every week.

Full-time opinions columnist (paid)

Full-time Opinions columnists are required to produce two pieces of content per week, as well as occasional breaking news stories as needed. Full-time, unlike part-time, are paid positions. Full-time reporters have the option to move up within State Press after a semester of reporting and will earn great clips for their portfolios. The reporters are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sundays, and they must be available for in-person edits for each of their two stories each week. Reporters are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the reporter themselves in some cases and by the multimedia team in others (multimedia elements include but are not limited to videos, infographics, story maps, social media embeds and photos.) Reporters will report to both of the Opinions editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Part-time opinions columnist

Part-time Opinions columnists are required to produce one story per week, as well as be available for breaking news. Part-time positions are unpaid but are a great way to build clips and work to advance within State Press. The reporters are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sundays, and they must be available for in-person edits for each of their two stories each week. Reporters are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the reporter themselves in some cases and by the multimedia team in others (multimedia elements include but are not limited to videos, infographics, story maps, social media embeds and photos.) Reporters will report to both of the Opinions editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Sports Section

ASU sports are an integral part of the community and experience for students. We cover every sport, from water polo to football. State Press is looking to make innovative changes in the sports department to better engage readers, sports fanatics and the less enthused fans alike. A sports editor should be crazy about sports and have exceptional time management skills. He or she should know the basic information about each sport, have writing and editing skills and a strong knowledge of AP Style.

Full-time sports reporter (paid)

Full-time Sports reporters are required to produce three to five pieces of content per week, as well as occasional breaking news stories as needed. Full-time, unlike part-time, are paid positions. Full-time reporters have the option to move up within State Press after a semester of reporting and will earn great clips for their portfolios. The reporters are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sundays, and they must be available for in-person edits for each of their two stories each week. Reporters are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the reporter themselves in some cases and by the multimedia team in others (multimedia elements include but are not limited to videos, infographics, story maps, social media embeds and photos.) Reporters will report to both of the Sports editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Part-time sports reporter

Part-time Sports reporters are required to produce two to three stories per week, as well as be available for breaking news. Part-time positions are unpaid but are a great way to build clips and work to advance within the State Press. The reporters are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sundays, and they must be available for in-person edits for each of their two stories each week. Reporters are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the reporter themselves in some cases and by the multimedia team in others (multimedia elements include but are not limited to videos, infographics, story maps, social media embeds and photos.) Reporters will report to both of the Sports editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.


SP Managing editor (paid)

The managing editor will be responsible for the production flow of StatePress.com including keeping desks on track with both copy deadline and general direction of content to keep the voice and coverage of StatePress.com consistent. This person will work closely with each of the desks to help manage content and maintain consistency between editors. The managing editor will split the desks with the copy chief, each position will read half the content for the day and be the final step before publication. There will be one full-time managing editor who works five days per week.

Politics editor (paid)

The State Press’ Politics section covers USG on all four campuses and the local governments in each city those campuses reside in. The Politics section is for those who love USG elections and want to inform ASU students about the local politics and governments that impact them.

2 Full-time editors: There will be two editors who are required to work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday. Politics editors are responsible for planning content for StatePress.com with reporters, ensuring quality of content, attaching photos and related links and editing with reporters. The politics editors will work together to come up with beats for reporters and the direction of coverage for the desk along with the editor in chief. The editor will also be required to participate in one State Press event per month and be available for occasional weekend editing in cases of breaking news. Editors can expect to work between 15 and 20 hours. Editors need to have a good understanding of AP Style, SEO, headline writing and editing. They should have worked for The State Press for at least one semester.

Science & Tech editor (paid)

ASU is the nation’s most innovative university for a reason. Each campus has its own projects, majors and students who are working on the science and technology that will impact us both now and in the future. Science and Tech editors need to have a strong interest in science and technology, exceptional editing skills and must have worked for State Press for at least one semester.

2 Full-time editors: There will be two editors who are required to work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday. Science & Tech editors are responsible for planning content for StatePress.com with reporters, ensuring quality of content, attaching photos and related links and editing with reporters. The Science & Tech editors will work together to come up with beats for reporters and the direction of coverage for the desk along with the editor in chief. The editor will also be required to participate in one State Press event per month and be available for occasional weekend editing in cases of breaking news. Editors can expect to work between 15 and 20 hours. Editors need to have a good understanding of AP Style, SEO, headline writing and editing. They should have worked for The State Press for at least one semester.

Campus Life editor (paid)

ASU houses 80,000 students who are constantly looking for things to do on and around campus. Some of those students prefer a party scene, others are holed up books - what they’re doing and what they’re interested in makes up the culture of ASU’s four campuses. The Campus Life editor should be interested in restaurants, hangouts and events around campus, but also be interested in students and the organizations they’re a part of.

2 Full-time editors: There will be two editors who are required to work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday. The Campus Life editors will work together to come up with beats for reporters and the direction of coverage for the desk along with the editor in chief. The editor will also be required to participate in one State Press event per month and be available for occasional weekend editing in cases of breaking news. Editors can expect to work between 15 and 20 hours. Editors need to have a good understanding of AP Style, SEO, headline writing and editing. They should have worked for The State Press for at least one semester.

Arts & Culture editor (paid)

ASU is a hub for the practice and study art, whether it be paintings, film, ceramic arts or performing arts. Editors on this desk should have a vested interest in the arts and in covering the people creating those works. The Arts & Culture desk will also be responsible for covering campus cultural — involving local arts, music, film, fashion and trends.

2 Full-time editors: There will be two editors who are required to work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday. The Arts & Culture editors will work together to come up with beats for reporters and the direction of coverage for the desk along with the editor in chief. The editor will also be required to participate in one State Press event per month and be available for occasional weekend editing in cases of breaking news. Editors can expect to work between 15 and 20 hours. Editors need to have a good understanding of AP Style, SEO, headline writing and editing. They should have worked for The State Press for at least one semester.

Opinion editor (paid)

The Opinions section is a long held tradition in campus media. The State Press Opinion section will be the home to dedicated columnists who follow topics throughout the semester to build their voice and to build reliable content our readers can expect every week. Opinion editors will also be responsible for occasional editorials.

2 Full-time editors: Editors are required to work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday. The Opinions editors will work together to come up with beats for reporters and the direction of coverage for the desk along with the editor in chief. The editor will also be required to participate in one State Press event per month and be available for occasional weekend editing in cases of breaking news. Editors can expect to work between 15 and 20 hours. Editors need to have a good understanding of AP Style, SEO, headline writing and editing. They should have worked for The State Press for at least one semester.

Sports editor (paid)

ASU sports are an integral part of the community and experience for students. We cover every Division I sport, from water polo to football. State Press is looking to make innovative changes in the sports department to better engage readers, both sports fanatics and the less enthused fans alike. A sports editor should be crazy about sports and have exceptional time management skills. He or she should know the basic information about each sport, have writing and editing skills and a strong knowledge of AP Style.

2 Full-time editors: There will be two editors who are required to work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday. The sports editors will work together to come up with beats for reporters and the direction of coverage for the desk along with the editor in chief. The editor will also be required to participate in one State Press event per month and be available for weekend editing. The editors can split the days or the content to make sure gamers on the weekends are getting published. Editors can expect to work between 15 and 20 hours. Editors need to have a good understanding of AP Style, SEO, headline writing and editing. They should have worked for The State Press for at least one semester.

State Press Magazine

Lead magazine reporter (paid)

The SPM lead writer is responsible for producing one story per week as well as three enterprise stories per semester of the highest quality, acting as an example for the rest of the writing staff. He or she may explore a variety of topics that are newsworthy or that may personally interest them. The lead writer contributes to the print publication and has the option of photographing their own assignments.

Magazine reporter

The SPM reporter is responsible for creating one original story every two weeks, attending weekly staff meetings and producing content for our print issues. These writers may write what they please so long as it has an ASU angle and falls into one of our sections: business, student life, campus culture or travel.

Magazine blogger

Bloggers are responsible for creating one original post every week. These blogs are centered around a theme of the writer's choice and will run on the State Press website. Bloggers are expected to attend weekly staff meetings and have the option of writing other newsworthy articles for the site as well. 

Magazine managing editor (paid)

The managing editor is responsible for any tasks specifically delegated by the editor-in-chief. He or she works closely with SPM staff and design team to ensure consistency in local design and AP style. This editor helps the editor-in-chief oversee both the print and digital productions to ensure accuracy of the content.

Magazine digital producer (paid)

The digital producer is responsible for curating SPM's online content. He or she acts as the liaison between SPM and the multimedia departments to package stories. The digital producer is also required to edit articles for AP style and grammatical errors. 

State Press Multimedia

Multimedia managing editor (paid)

The multimedia managing editor will help in overseeing all the consistency of production for the four multimedia desks. They will help maintain quality of work, fact-check visual reporting and act as a liaison between the multimedia department and both the digital side and State Press Magazine. Multimedia editors will check out each night with the managing editor.

Video editors (paid)

The video editor is responsible for coordinating all video work and manages a staff of videographers. The video editor works under the editor-in-chief and multimedia editor as well as with section editors to ensure that complementary video is paired with content. The video editor holds weekly meetings with videographers to coordinate their schedules, address problems, critique the previous week’s work and distribute video assignments, as well as attending Sunday pitch meetings. He or she works closely with section editors and the online editor to ensure that all videos are displayed visually in the best way possible. Has preferably taken JMC 345 or has extensive video experience. Must be able to use adobe premiere.

Part-time videographers

Part-time multimedia reporters are responsible for producing one package every other week and attending weekly budget meetings. These reporters develop sources, research and pitch story ideas, and move forward once topics are approved by the multimedia director. Multimedia reporters receive guidance from their respective desks and the multimedia director. Packages run between 1:30 and 2:00 minutes in length. Preferably familiar with adobe premiere or has video experience.

Full-time videographers (Paid)

Full-time multimedia reporters are responsible for producing one package each week and attending weekly budget meetings with the video editor. These reporters develop sources, research and pitch story ideas, and move forward once topics are approved by the multimedia director. Multimedia news reporters receive guidance from the news desk and the multimedia director. News packages run between 1:30 and 2:00 minutes in length and include a minimum of three on-camera interviews. This reporter also works with the photo department to produce audio slideshows in exchange for video or other special projects. Must be familiar with adobe premiere, preferably has taken JMC 345 or has extensive video experience.

Podcast Producer (paid)

Responsible for the production of podcast content, that collaborates with statepress.com sections, as well as stand-alone content. Edits with teams hired to specific content and works to train podcasters through the production process. Must be familiar with adobe audition, strong candidates will have taken JMC 315 or have similar radio experience.

Assistant Podcast Producer (paid)

Works under the primary podcast producer to help edit weekly podcast content. Works with the podcast teams and helps in training new hirees. Specifically develops the State Press news update podcast.

Podcasters:

Podcasters will be hired in a team of 2 to one of the following podcasts. They will research, interview and develop content for the topic of their podcast. Podcasters will have the opportunity to create their own independent podcast after proving strength within their originally assigned podcast. Strong applicants are familiar with Adobe audition.

Part timers will be unpaid and will produce one of the podcasts listed below every other week or one State Press Play update every week. Full timers will be paid and will produce their podcast every week.

Podcasts include:

- The Forks Estate: a deep-dive podcast usually co-hosted with the State Press politics editors discussing ASU specific issues.

- After Hour: an interview-based podcast that talks with individuals at ASU to greater uncover their stories. Some examples include the highest-ranked professor on ratemyprofessor.com and two business students who began their own company in Tempe, Arizona.

- Sports: These podcasters will cover all-things sports at ASU. They will work with the sports editors and reporters to keep up-to-date coverage of ASU sports through the semester.

- State Press Play: The State Press news update podcast. Would be recorded and edited in the newsroom to give a nightly recap of the stories being published that evening. Podcasts would be 1-2 minutes long and would serve as a training foundation for new podcasters and those aspiring to do longer and more in-depth coverage. 

Graphics editors (paid)

The Graphics editors are in charge of graphic, cartoon and data pieces to help develop multimedia reporting for The State Press. This will include graphic headers, alt-copy and original content series. Original content series will serve as a basis to teach and train people in multimedia reporting and to challenge the type of content State Press produces. As a digital publication, it is our duty to keep up to date with the trends in journalism and visual storytelling is one way we can better inform and serve our audiences.  

Part time cartoonists, graphic designers and data visualization specialists (unpaid)

Responsible for conceptualizing and drawing editorial cartoons to run with opinion and editorial stories. Cartoons can also stand alone in the multimedia section of the state press if artwork is relevant to students, timely, and visually well-done. Data visualization content will come from original research and as alt-copy for stories for different desks. Multimedia reporting and original series must have an ASU angle and serve to tell stories to inform our audiences.

Full time cartoonists, graphic designers and data visualization specialists (paid)

Same description as above but weekly content requirements are increased. 

Photo editors (paid)

The photo editor is responsible for putting photos on every article that runs for statepress.com and manages a staff of photographers. The photo editor works under the editor-in-chief and multimedia editor as well as with section editors to ensure that the photo desk is aware of every budgeted story. The photo editor holds weekly meetings with photographers to coordinate their schedules, address problems, critique the previous week’s work and distribute photo assignments.

The photo editor also encourages photographers to develop photo stories, stand-alone slideshows, attends a daily afternoon budget meeting five days each week. He or she works closely with section editors and the online editor to ensure that stories are displayed visually in the best way possible. The photo editor also works closely with the social media editor to ensure that he or she has photos to share on social accounts. Each editor works 3 days a week (splitting up days, both on Sunday). Must be familiar with captions, and Photoshop. Strong candidates will have taken Photojournalism I. There will be two editors who are required to work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday.

Part-time photographers (unpaid)

Photojournalists work to provide high-quality content for  statepress.com. They attend weekly photo desk meetings on Sunday and collaborate with all sections to produce innovative and illustrative photos. This position requires a large amount of independence and responsibility; part time photographers typically cover 2-3 photo assignments a week and often have to contact story subjects or attend interviews with reporters. Applicants must own and be familiar with their own DSLR camera. Photojournalism I and familiarity with caption writing preferred.

Full-time photographers (paid)

Photojournalists work to provide high-quality content for  statepress.com. They attend weekly photo desk meetings and collaborate with all sections to produce innovative and illustrative photos. This position requires a large amount of independence and responsibility; photographers typically cover 5 photo assignments a week and often have to contact story subjects or attend interviews with reporters. In addition, photojournalists are expected to produce one photo essay each semester and should submit enough photographs for each assignment to compile a slideshow. Applicants must own and be familiar with their own DSLR camera. Photojournalism I preferred, must be familiar with caption writing.


NON-EDITORIAL POSITIONS

Advertising

You’ll earn a hourly wage and commission on the ads you sell as well as gain invaluable experience in a real-world environment. Training program and mentoring available.

Student Advertising Manager: Sells advertising as well as oversees all student sales representatives and develops programs for clients. Works closely with a professional advertising manager.

Student sales representatives: Sells advertising on and off campus, developing new clientele and working with established clients. Customer service is important!

Marketing Manager: Helps market Student Media products on and off campus. Plans and coordinates events, develops outreach programs and helps distribute products.

Production

You can gain valuable experience producing ads, special products and the daily student newspaper. Day-time and night-time positions available. Software experience required.

Advertising production: Works with sales representatives to design and expedite the placement of advertisements in the newspaper, special products and on-line. Mostly day-time hours.

Newspaper production: Does page make-up and design for the front page and inside pages of the newspaper and the State Press magazine. Mostly evening hours.

Clerical

Student Media occasionally hires students for receptionist and clerical work. For more information on these or any other position, contact Megan Breinholt at 480-965-7572.ASU Student Media is a equal opportunity employer.