Job location: BYU–Hawaii
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-03-23
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Researches, documents, writes, refines, and presents accurate and unbiased news stories about campus happenings and University activities.
Writing stories at least three articles a week about campus events and news plus local, church and international news. They are posted online, on social media and in a monthly magazine.
Be able to find local people to interview who are knowledgeable about the various subjects they write about and must be able to talk to people that you don't know.
Must be able to manage their own time and meet deadlines. There are three required planning and training meetings to attend each week.
There will be a copy editor to mentor you.
Do multimedia storytelling that may include video, info graphics and more.
You need to write a 500-word news story with quote from at least three people in the Laie area. It can be on any topic of interest to our readership. It should be written from most important to least important information and avoid editorializing or stating the writer's opinion. The first sentence of the story should include the very most important information and there is no conclusion. Read some articles at www.kealakai.byuh for examples of news writing. Writer's completed articles should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Usually works in a typical office environment. Does require occasional exposure to full gamut of campus work situations.