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The Hilltop Reporter Application Form
The Hilltop seeks an eager, consistent reporter who is eager to develop strong writing and reporting skills. Contributing to either the news, life+style or sports department, the budding writer has a passion for news or media and is willing to serve as a fundamental staff member of The Hilltop.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Attend university- and city-related events to develop relevant, timely news content

- Research news, events and policies and identify opportunities to craft engaging content for various sections adhering to The Hilltop's reporting guidelines

- Conduct and transcribe interviews to deliver objective stories and reports

- Work with editorial manager to develop writing and reporting skills consistent with The Hilltop's news budgets

- Craft and pitch story ideas to editorial team and identify methods to enhance written content

- Communicate with editorial manager about photos to accompany print and online content

Email address *
Name *
Student ID# *
Email Address *
Phone Number *
Local Address *
Twitter Handle
Instagram Handle
Link to LinkedIn Profile
Link to Digital Website or Portfolio
Which reporter position are you applying for? *
Resume *
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Writing Sample #1 *
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Writing Sample #2
Unofficial Transcript *
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Are you validated with Howard University? *
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