THE CHIMES // News Editor
Basic function and responsibility:
A Chimes News Editor is responsible for all the daily and biweekly content, both online and in print, within the news section. This position entails delegating article assignments to writers, but often involves personally writing stories. Newsworthy stories include, but are not limited to, updates in administrative decisions, Student Government Association senate meetings, Campus Safety crime log reports, new student trends, and feature-length slice-of-life stories. This person works in tandem with their co-news editor and is expected to cover breaking news events.
13. Attend weekly budget meetings, prepared with a schedule of news stories for the following several weeks.
14. Train an apprentice in spring for 10+ hours a week.
Supervision received: Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor
Supervision of others: News Staff Writer, freelancers
General: Demonstrate a working knowledge and familiarity with AP style. Strong editing, grammar and writing skills. Knack for news. Ability to supervise and provide constructive criticism in a helpful and appropriate manner. Flexible attitude. Demonstrate working knowledge of computer programs such as Google Docs and Excel. Good interpersonal skills and ability to lead a writing staff. Able to upload stories and work with web elements. Able to delegate assignments.
Education and experiences: At the time of election or appointment, must attend or accepted to Biola as a full-time student. Prior experience working with newspapers, yearbook, magazines or prior work, class experience, or journalism is preferable.