Laramie County Community College Student Media Editor (LCCC Students Only) in Cheyenne, Wyoming
The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming. Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference.
This position is only available for LCCC students majoring in mass media or multimedia and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for the Fall 2017 semester. You will need a resume to complete your application.
Core responsibilities of this position include:
The Student Media Editors will work as a supervisory team to manage the Wingspan Student Media staff in the publication of daily news reports for Wingspan Online, the Wingspan newspaper, Wingspan TV and other properties as assigned.
Start Date: Fall 2017 Semester.
Compensation: Paid via stipend.
Planning and organization of student media news-gathering activities for print, online, social media and broadcast distribution
Lead daily editorial staff meetings, plan labs and classes, and assign work to staff
Supplemental instruction of courses associated with student media
Supervision of student media labs
Assist with MMMM department recruiting and persistence efforts
Write and copy edit stories, shoot photographs, and design pages and ads as needed to complete coverage critical to service to the campus community
Develop advertising plans and sell and bill for ads
Provide performance reviews for student media staff
An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis
- Pick up color proofs and newspapers from printer’s office
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and Associated Press style preferred
Knowledge of Adobe InDesign software and best practices in newspaper building, including modular design, and planning preferred
Knowledge of the entire Adobe Creative Cloud software suite preferred
Knowledge of laws pertaining to and protecting journalists preferred
Understanding of media ethics, specifically relating to college publications preferred
Understanding of the First Amendment as it pertains to a free student press preferred
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
Current LCCC student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for Fall 2017 semester
Mass media or multimedia major
LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS.
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.
The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies: Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.