Lobo Legend Staff Application: 2016 - 2017 School Year
Once you begin filling out this form, you must complete the entire form. There is not a way to save and return to your work. Please set aside at least 30 minutes to fully complete the form. New editors will take over full editorial duties in the Fall semester, 2016.
The Fine Print *
I understand the importance of the proposal I am making. I do so for my own reasons, not to please others such as parents and colleges. I will keep all discussions I have with the editors and the adviser private and confidential during this process. I know they will as well.
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Last Name *
Your answer
First Name *
Your answer
Cell phone number *
Your answer
Home e-mail address *
Your answer
2016 - 2017 Grade *
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What level of responsibility are you applying for? *
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ACTIVITIES
List any activities you plan to be involved in next year (sports, clubs, major hobbies).
All year
Your answer
Fall
Your answer
Winter
Your answer
Spring
Your answer
Do you expect to have a job after school next year?
If yes, what job and how many hours outside of school will you be working?
Your answer
What classes are you taking next year? *
Please be specific. If you are taking AP courses, please list AP ---- instead of just English, History, etc.
Your answer
INTERESTS
Give some time to considering what you would like to DO, rather than what title you'd like to have. A major reorganization of editor responsibilities is planned for next year, so we will be able to build specific jobs around the interests and talents of the staff.
Leadership *
would love to
would like to
would be ok
not really
please, no
delivers daily announcements at the start of each class
meets weekly with adviser outside of class time (late start, lunch, seminar or after school)
enforces goals and deadlines
leads Editorial Board meetings
is willing to study the ethics standards of the publication and enforce those standards on staff members who may be less rigid
assigns story ideas to reporters
Production *
would love to
would like to
would be ok
not really
please, no
supervises production schedule, ensuring page editors are preparing for production night
serves as page editor most issues, doing the actual InDesign production work
gives final approval for all pages before they are sent to the printer
willing to stay after school during production week to finish work not yet done
Design *
would love to
would like to
would be ok
not really
please, no
designs complex pages like in-depths, packages, and photo essays
studies design ideas from exchange papers, professional publications, and award-winning yearbooks to create innovative packages for Lobo Legend pages and spreads for the yearbook
trains in and studies the InDesign tools and techniques
trains in and studies PhotoShop tools and techniques
checks dummy sheets to make sure layouts follow the Lobo Legend's and canis lupus' standards
Teams *
would love to
would like to
would be ok
not really
please, no
coordinates overall mentoring program and leads coaching of new staff
serves as a mentor to 3 - 5 new staff members
plans and leads team building activities to strengthen the staff's morale
will put mentoring new staff members above own work during class time
Editing *
would love to
would like to
would be ok
not really
please, no
conducts face-to-face editing (reads) with reporters
trains in and specializes in writing headlines and captions
Other *
would love to
would like to
would be ok
not really
please, no
coordinates sports coverage, ensuring stories and photos are assigned and completed for every issue
coordinates photos and graphic assignments, ensuring artwork is assigned and completed for every page
designs and lays out advertisements
manages circulation with other schools and around the community
maintains accuracy of the assignment board, organizes the file server, archiving as needed, and prepares new templates
scans E-news (Denver Post) for story ideas
NARRATIVE
Your should write these items in a word processing program and copy them over so it is your best work.
Explain any of your answers from the above items, if needed.
Your answer
Why do you want to be an editor?
If this question is unanswered, the editors and adviser will take that to mean that you do not wish to be considered for Editor-in-Chief or any other leadership position.
Your answer
What strengths would you add to the editor team?
If this question is unanswered, the editors and adviser will take that to mean that you do not wish to be considered for Editor-in-chief or any other leadership position.
Your answer
What goals for improvement should the editors set next year? The more specific you are the better. *
Your answer
What's the best thing about being a part of the Lobo Legend team? I want your "real" answer about what is important to you. *
Your answer
Who do you believe should be the next Editors-in-Chief of the Lobo Legend newspaper and canis lupus yearbook? Give reasons! *
Your answer
CONGRATULATIONS!
You are done! Are you wondering where the process goes from here? Former editors will review applicants next week with Mrs. T. Editors-in-Chief will be announced at camp. Page/Spread editor roles will be assigned by the new Editors-in-Chief and the adviser.
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