The multimedia editor is responsible for Chimes' online presence. The multimedia editor is also a member of the Editorial Board (along with the editor-in-chief, managing editor and layout editor), which makes decisions about the paper as a whole.
The time commitment for multimedia editor is roughly 5-10 hours a week. The multimedia editor will receive a stipend of $450 per semester.
Duties include:- posting articles to the Chimes website- managing the Chimes Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts- moderating comments on the Chimes website and Facebook page- ensuring each article has a photo that can be used online- coming into the newsroom on layout nights to check in with section editors and make sure stories are ready to by posted online- implementing and managing audio/video content and other multimedia- meeting semi-regularly with the Editorial Board
The multimedia editor is hired for a full academic year. Exceptions for off-campus interims, semesters abroad or graduating early are sometimes granted by Chimes leadership.
Note: if you would like to apply to be a section editor, head copy editor or layout editor, you need to fill out those applications separate (though you may reuse answers and work samples).
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