Morning Sign Out Editor in Chief Application
Thank you for your interest in joining MSO!

Within Morning Sign Out there are both writers and editors that make up the core of our publishing team that spans multiple campuses within California. As the editor in chief, you will be able to show your leadership, organizational skills, adaptability, interpersonal, and communication skills. You will have a significant role in being the final checkpoint on any published articles, and will be responsible for ensuring all articles are up to MSO standards in terms of grammar and content. To help with the workload, you will also have a staff of editors specifically helping you at your disposal as well as administrative staff. However, leadership of this team and the publication will fall to you. Of note, our publication is also an evolving process, and so an individual is capable of giving and implementing feedback would be an excellent candidate for the position.

Responsibilities:

- Managing the day to day publishing operations of Morning Sign Out

- Editing articles by assigned deadlines to publish articles on a daily basis

- Communicating with writers, administrators, and editor in chief staff to facilitate publications

- Ensuring that articles are of the highest quality in preparation for publication

- Creating MSO article style and formatting guidelines, and informing and enforcing said guidelines

- Participating in editor searches and hiring decisions

Time requirement: approximately 5 hrs/week

Please note that we will fill at least two Editor in Chief positions to decrease workload.

Deadline: February 1st, 10 pm PST

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Which university do you attend? *
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Year in School *
Why would you like to be part of MSO? *
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What other commitments do you anticipate having in the next year? *
Please include school (number of units, difficulty of classes), jobs, and other activities or responsibilities you may have.
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What are your long-term goals? How long do you anticipate staying with MSO? *
For example, general career plans and whatnot. We also would prefer to give preference to members who would like to stay with us longer, just because we try to build a bit of a community here at MSO.
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What experience do you have with editing? *
If you have links, that'd be great!
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What experience do you have with writing? *
If you have links, that'd be great!
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Have you ever had difficulties with communicating online? If so, explain the situation and how it was resolved.
As a note, nearly all our work is done online which has both pluses and minuses.
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Is there anything else you would like us to know about you while considering your application?
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Edit this sample article and leave the finished version below. Add comments that you'd send to the writer. Pretend that this is something a writer is trying to push to our main blog which the whole world sees. You are welcome to use online or other tools at your disposal in checking this.
Cancer is reall bad, It can totally kill you! Cancer also known as a malignant tumor or malignant neoplasm, is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. Benign tumors has been shown to not spread to other parts of the body. Smoking of tobacco is the cause of 22% of smokers suffer from cancer. Being fat and lazy also causes cancer. In the developing world nearly 20% of cancers are by hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and human papillomavirus. Cancer can be found by certain signs, symptoms, and test. The diagnosis is than confirmed by biopsy. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cancer
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