Managing Editor
Job Description - Managing Editor
Managing Editor will be responsible for uploading online content to The University Star’s website, assisting the Editor-in-Chief in editing, scheduling and advising section editors. Alongside, maintaining the publication’s website the managing editor will also collaborate with the engagement and design editor to help provide social media content.

· Must be present on production night.

· Must be present at weekly budget meeting.

· Hold office hours for a minimum of 15 hours per week Tuesday through Friday.

· Schedule coverage of the newsroom from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. during the week.

· Provide a list of staff who need building access each semester to the adviser.

· Provide a list of staff who need press credentials each semester to the adviser.

· Have all staff sign employment contracts and provide these to the adviser.

· Keep a running list of write-ups and disciplinary actions against staff members.

· Keep a spreadsheet of staff training attendance.

· Schedule staff to cover outreach activities.

· Copyedit articles before publishing online.

· Be knowledgeable in AP style, Media Law, WordPress, InDesign and Photoshop.

· Coordinate monthly multimedia project, or as needed.

· Meet deadlines.

· Check University Star email account several times a day.

· Follow up with Section Editors on applications within 48 hours.

· Reply to emails within 24 hours.

· Assist with contest entries as needed.

· Assist with two outreach activities per semester.

· Required to attend bi-weekly all-staff meeting.

· Ensure all content meets the highest standards of journalistic ethics.

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