State Press Staff Descriptions


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State Press Engagement Team

Digital producer (paid)

The digital producers 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 producers will copy edit content for AP Style, grammar and integrity, track analytics for published content, update the statepress.com homepage and flag content for a weekly newsletter. Digital producers will work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday.

There are four (4) paid positions available.

Social media and analytics manager (paid)

The social media and analytics manager is responsible for crafting and curating a consistent brand for The State Press across all social media channels. They are expected to work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday. 

They are also expected to compile weekly and bi-semesterly analytics reports and reflect how this analysis should be implemented in our stories and editorial decision-making.

There is one (1) paid position available.

Diversity and outreach liaison (paid)

The diversity and outreach liaison is responsible for connecting with various minority-interest groups on and around ASU, as well as overseeing sensitive content for The State Press across all departments. They should have expertise on best practices for representation, recruiting and sourcing. They are expected to work two days a week, one of which will be Sunday, and attend all State Press events to engage with the community. 

They are expected to compile weekly reports on sources used in articles and reflect on how The State Press can improve coverage on underrepresented communities as well as seek out ways to better embed the publication in the diverse communities surrounding it. They will also contribute to The State Press’ sourcing database with five new professors or local experts each week.

There is one (1) paid position available.

Events managers (unpaid)

The events managers will help coordinate marketing campaigns on social media, engage in-person at events and come up with innovative ideas to help The State Press connect more with the community. This includes brainstorming and creating events we host, finding events we can participate in or scheduling tabling on all four ASU campuses. The events managers will be responsible for getting representatives at tabling events. They will also be responsible for a semesterly philanthropy event and fundraising events. 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.

There are two (2) unpaid positions available.

State Press Digital Publication

Editors

SP managing editor (paid)

The managing editors 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. They will work five days per week and will be one of the last sets of eyes on stories before they head to digital editors for publication. This person will work closely with each of the desks to help manage content and maintain consistency between editors.

There are two (2) full-time editor positions available.

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 politics junkies who love USG elections and want to inform ASU students about the local politics and governments that impact them.

One (1) full-time editor position available: There is one editor who is required to work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday. The Politics editor is responsible for planning content for statepress.com with reporters, ensuring the quality of content, attaching photos and related links and editing with reporters. The Politics editor will work to come up with beats for reporters and the direction of coverage for the desk along with the editor-in-chief. They will also be required to participate in one State Press event per month, write a weekly newsletter analyzing and summarizing ASU politics news and be available for occasional weekend editing in the cases of breaking news. Editors can expect to work between 15 and 20 hours a week. Editors must 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.

Business and Technology 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 economic development, science and technology that will impact us both now and in the future. The Business and Technology editor needs to be aware and interested in University research and developments, as well as how they add to broader conversations about science, technology and society in our world. It’s more than writing profiles of interesting labs or new startups — it’s examining how the work done in those labs and University partnerships shape our lives and the lives of people outside the University.

One (1) full-time editor position available: There will be one editor who is required to work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday. The Business and Technology editor is responsible for planning content for statepress.com with reporters, ensuring quality content, attaching photos and related links and editing with reporters. The Business and Technology editor will work 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, write a weekly newsletter summarizing and analyzing ASU business, technology and research news and be available for occasional weekend editing in cases of breaking news. Editors can expect to work between 15 and 20 hours. Editors must 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.

Community and Culture editor (paid)

Between ASU’s four campuses and its online presence, the University houses more than 100,000 students, employs thousands of faculty and staff and contributes both economically and culturally to seemingly every city in the Valley — and many across the globe. 

From LGBTQ+ and Native American issues to breaking news, the Community and Culture editor has a passion for diversity, education policy and how the University interacts with the surrounding cities. But they should also be interested in hangouts around campus, student organizations and clubs and University spending. 

Two (2) full-time editor positions available: There will be two editors who are required to work three days a week each, one of which will be Sunday. The Community 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 editors will also be required to participate in one State Press event per month, write a weekly newsletter summarizing and analyzing ASU community news and be available for occasional weekend editing in cases of breaking news. Editors can expect to work between 15 and 20 hours a week. Editors must 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.

The Echo editor (paid)

The Echo is a place for smart, articulate writers and editors who can capture the vibrant socio-cultural energy on campus and distill it into thoughtful commentary, criticism, trend pieces and narrative nonfiction writing. Subjects will include student visual and performing art, film, fashion and lifestyle, the campus “culture wars” and anything else through which readers can improve their understanding of what is making their fellow students tick. 

The Echo editor should have a serious interest in the arts and in covering the people creating those works. A background in feature or long-form narrative writing is a must.

Whether you’re interested in writing essays, delving deep into important issues and notable members of the University community, or passionate about food and film reviews, there’s a place for you at The Echo.

One (1) full-time editor available: There will be one editor who is required to work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday. The Echo editor will work 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, write a weekly newsletter analyzing and summarizing ASU arts content, and be available for occasional weekend editing in cases of breaking news. Editors can expect to work between 15 and 20 hours a week. Editors must 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 Opinion section is a long-held tradition in campus media. The State Press Opinion section will be the home of dedicated columnists who follow topics throughout the semester to build their voice and reliable content our readers can expect every week. Content should reflect important issues in the ASU and nearby community and consider The State Press news coverage on big issues to help formulate ideas. The Opinion editor will also be responsible for occasional editorials.

One (1) full-time editor position available: One editor is required to work three days a week, one of which will be Sunday. The Opinions editor will work 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 contribute a weekly column with their take on an ASU-relevant issue. Editors can expect to work between 15 and 20 hours a week. Editors must 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, as well as some club and intramural sports. But the editors should also be thinking about sports stories that develop off the field — news coverage that deals with diversity, pay, health and more. 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.

Two (2) full-time editor positions available: 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, write a weekly newsletter summarizing and analyzing ASU sports news, and be available for weekend editing and late-night editing for gamer coverage.

Editors can expect to work between 15 and 20 hours a week. Editors must 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.

Reporters

Senior Reporters

The State Press’ senior reporters will do twice-weekly beat coverage of an enterprise topic over the course of the semester as well as long-form stories. They should be reliable, consistent and dogged reporters as well as strong writers and leaders in the newsroom. They are also expected to pick up breaking content when needed and contribute to project stories.

Previous reporting experience is a must. Knowledge in tools such as Excel and Python as well as an understanding of public records gathering are a plus.

Two (2) full-time reporting positions available.

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 politics junkies who want to use their knowledge and passion to inform the ASU community about relevant policies and politicians as well as student government leaders.

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 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 the Politics editor and work closely with The State Press’ multimedia team to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Two (2) full-time reporting positions available.

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 The State Press. The reporters are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sundays and must be available for in-person edits for one story per 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 the Politics editor and work closely with The State Press’ multimedia team to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Business and Technology Section

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. Business and Technology reporters need to have a strong interest in developments, research and technology and a keen understanding on how these various sectors impact our daily lives.

Full-time Business and Technology reporter (paid)

Full-time Business and Technology reporters are required to produce two pieces of content per week as well as occasional breaking news stories when 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 the Business and Technology editor and will work closely with The State Press’ multimedia team to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Two (2) full-time reporting positions available.

Part-time Business and Technology reporter

Part-time Business and Technology 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 one story per 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 the Business and Technology editor and will work closely with The State Press’ multimedia team to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

The Echo 

The Echo is a place for smart, articulate writers and editors who can capture the vibrant socio-cultural energy on campus and distill it into thoughtful commentary, criticism, trend pieces and narrative nonfiction writing. Subjects will include student visual and performing art, film, fashion and lifestyle, the campus “culture wars” and anything else through which readers can improve their understanding of what is making their fellow students tick. 

Whether you’re interested in writing essays, delving deep into reporting on important issues and notable members of the University community or passionate about food and film reviews, there’s a place for you at The Echo.

A background in feature, long-form narrative writing or creative writing is a must.

Full-time Echo reporter (paid)

Full-time Echo reporters are required to produce two pieces of content per week. 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 The Echo editor and will work closely with The State Press’ multimedia team to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Three (3) full-time reporting positions available.

Part-time Echo reporter

Part-time Echo 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 one story per 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 The Echo editor and will work closely with The State Press’ multimedia team to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Community Section

Between ASU’s four campuses and its online presence, the University houses more than 100,000 students, employs thousands of faculty and staff and contributes both economically and culturally to seemingly every city in the Valley — and many across the globe. 

From LGBTQ+ and Native American issues to breaking news, the Community and Culture editor has a passion for diversity, education policy and how the University interacts with the surrounding cities. But they should also be interested in hangouts around campus, student organizations and clubs and University spending. 

Full-time Community and Culture reporter (paid)

Full-time Community and 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 Community and Culture editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Two (2) full-time reporting positions available.

Part-time Community and Culture reporter

Part-time Community and 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 one story per 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 Community and Culture editors and will work closely with the multimedia editor and photo or video editors to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Opinion Section

The Opinion 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 Opinion columnist

Full-time Opinion columnists are required to produce two pieces of content per week. Full-time, unlike part-time, are paid positions. Full-time writers have the option to move up within State Press after a semester of writing and will earn great clips for their portfolios. The columnists 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. Columnists are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the columnist 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.) Columnists will report to the Opinion editor and work closely with The State Press’ multimedia team to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Part-time Opinion columnist

Part-time Opinion columnists are required to produce one story per week. Part-time positions are unpaid but are a great way to build clips and work to advance within The State Press. The columnists are required to attend one weekly budget meeting which will be held on Sunday and must be available for in-person edits for one story per week. Columnists are required to research and pitch their own story ideas along with accompanying multimedia elements, which will be created by the columnist 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.) Columnists will report to the Opinion editor and work closely with The State Press’ multimedia team to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Sports Section

ASU sports are an integral part of the University’s community and experience for students. We cover every sport, from water polo to football. The State Press is looking to make innovative changes in the sports department to better engage readers, sports fanatics and the less enthused fans alike. 

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 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 State Press’ multimedia team to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

Two (2) full-time reporting positions available.

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 one story per 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 State Press’ multimedia team to ensure appropriate multimedia is being created when needed.

State Press Magazine

Magazine managing editor (paid)

The SPM managing editors are responsible for any tasks specifically delegated by the SPM editor-in-chief with regard to the printed magazine and SPM's online content. They work closely with SPM’s reporting team and the design team to ensure consistency in local design and AP Style. These editors help the SPM editor-in-chief oversee the print production and online publication to ensure the accuracy of the content.

Two (2) full-time editor positions available.

Design editor (paid)

The SPM design editor is primarily responsible for page design of the magazine. He or she organizes written and visual elements for each printed issue to ensure the aesthetic of the magazine is both beautiful and in keeping with the general brand of The State Press, while also being self-consistent from issue to issue.

One (1) full-time design position available.

Magazine senior reporter (paid)

The SPM senior reporter is responsible for producing the cover story for each issue in coordination with his or her editors. He or she may explore a variety of topics that are newsworthy and work with the editors to present an in-depth story idea for each printed issue. The senior reporter contributes to the publication and has the option of photographing their own assignments.

One (1) full-time reporting position available.

Full-time Magazine reporter (paid)

SPM reporters are responsible for creating one original story for inclusion in each print issue and attending weekly staff meetings. These writers may write what they please so long as it has their story ideas meet the standard of the editors and have a valid ASU angle. The SPM reporters will not work on quick turnaround stories, such as breaking news or anything that could lose its timeliness before the time of print publication. This is a position for long-form magazine journalism writing. 

Two (2) full-time reporting positions available.

Part-time Magazine reporters

SPM reporters are responsible for producing one original magazine-style story every three weeks for our online publication. The quality of the story and its content are expected to meet the standards of The State Press and State Press Magazine and keep to the expectations of the editors. The SPM reporters are also expected to be at weekly meetings to go over story ideas and edit drafts and finished stories. Multiple positions available.

State Press Multimedia

Multimedia managing editor (paid)

The multimedia managing editor will assist in overseeing consistency of production for the four multimedia desks. They will 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, and multimedia reporters will edit with them before their independent work is published.

Photo editors (paid)

The photo editors are responsible for putting photos on every article that runs for statepress.com and manages a staff of photographers. The photo editors work under the multimedia managing editor and multimedia director 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 encourages photographers to develop photo stories, stand-alone galleries, attends daily afternoon budget meetings. Each editor works 3 days a week (splitting up days, both on Sunday). Must be familiar with captions and Photoshop.

Two (2) full-time editor positions available.

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. Applicants must own and be familiar with their own DSLR camera. Applicants familiar with caption writing are preferred.

Two (2) full-time photographer positions available.

Part-time photographers

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 per week and often have to contact story subjects or attend interviews with reporters. Applicants must own and be familiar with their own DSLR camera. Applicants familiar with caption writing are preferred.

Video editors (paid)

The video editors are responsible for coordinating all video work and manages a staff of videographers. The video editors work under the multimedia managing editor and multimedia director as well as with section editors to ensure that complementary video is paired with content. The video editors hold 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. Preferably has extensive video experience and must be able to use Adobe Premiere.

Two (2) full-time editor positions available.

Full-time videographers (Paid)

Full-time videographers are responsible for producing one package each week and attending weekly budget meetings with the video editors. These reporters develop sources, research and pitch story ideas, and move forward once topics are approved by their editors. Must be familiar with Adobe Premiere, preferably has extensive video experience.

Two (2) full-time videographer positions available.

Part-time videographers

Part-time videographers are responsible for producing one package every other week and attending weekly budget meetings with the video editors. These reporters develop sources, research and pitch story ideas, and move forward once topics are approved by their editors. Must be familiar with Adobe Premiere, preferably has extensive video experience.

Podcast Editor (paid)

Responsible for the production of podcast content, that collaborates with statepress.com sections, as well as stand-alone content. Edits with staff and works to train podcasters through the production process. Must be familiar with Adobe Audition.

One (1) full-time editor position available.

Full-Time Podcaster (paid)

Full-time podcasters will be expected to create one podcast per week. 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.

Two (2) full-time podcaster positions available.

Part-time Podcaster

Part-time podcasters will produce one of the podcast every other week or one State Press Play update every week. 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.

Graphics editor (paid)

The Graphics editor is 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.

One (1) full-time editor position available.

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

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.

Two (2) full-time artist positions available.

Part time cartoonists, graphic designers and data visualization specialists

Same description as above but weekly content requirements are decreased.

Software Developer (paid)

We are an online publication looking to create engaging and user-friendly web experiences for our audience. The software developer will work on projects such as template design, the creation of interactive data visualization projects and more. We are also open to hear your ideas! The software developer would be in the newsroom to create content twice per week and will report directly to the Multimedia Managing Editor.

One (1) full-time software developer position available.

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.