Features Editor, The Campus Ledger

Overland Park, KS
May 12, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description

Responsible for editing and proofreading all copy within the Features section.
  • Plans student-centered coverage (reporting, photography and illustrations) with the editor and rest of staff.
  • Develops pertinent coverage, features, personality profiles and in-depth stories within features section, with a primary focus on the online product.
  • Monitors work produced by reporters, and produces briefs, calendars and columns as assigned by Editor-in-Chief.
  • Writes a minimum of one online article per week, and assists with writing headlines and photo captions for stories on the website.
  • Rewrites articles into broadcast scripts to air on the campus radio station and video channel.
  • Will participate in rotation of regular beat coverage in news, features and sports.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

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Required Skills
  • High-school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Must be enrolled in at least six (6) credit hours at JCCC.
  • Must have completed JOUR 122, Reporting for the Media, or equivalent. (Transcript required if not taken at JCCC.)
  • Must be enrolled in six (6) credit hours at JCCC each semester with a cumulative 2.0 GPA.

Required Experience
  • Completion of six (6) hours or more of English and journalism.
  • Effective writing and editing skills.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of and interest in arts and entertainment reporting a plus.

Job Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
Competitive rate of pay. Eligible for voluntary tax sheltered annuity, JCCC Hiersteiner Child Center, and Staff Development.

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