The Journal is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Please follow the link below to complete the application.
Selected Editorial Board applicants will be scheduled for an interview to supplement the application. Editorial Board applicants must have at least one year of previous publication experience or the recommendation of the adviser.
Applications for the editorial board are due by Sunday, March 22.
Applications for staff positions are due by Sunday, April 26.
Editor-in-Chief: holds the overall vision, mission, and goals of the Journal in mind, an evaluates how all aspects of the organization and its publications express this vision. Through delegation and communication, they establish a basis for staff action which preserves the long-term vision of The Journal as an institution and source of information. The editor-in-chief also works with associate editors to ensure the uniform quality of the publication.
Associate Editor: executes actions intended to realize the overall vision, mission, and goals of The Journal as interpreted by the adviser and the editor-in-chief.
Editor of Online Content: executes actions intended to realize the overall vision, mission, and goals of The Journal through online content.
Managing Editor: the point person for communications within the school community.
Business Manager: supports the realization of The Journal’s mission, vision, and goals through working with money. He or she establishes fiscal responsibility through the maintenance of accurate records and holding the long-term financial vision of The Journal.
Section Editors: responsible for planning and overseeing the creation of content for assigned sections of the publication in order to achieve The Journal’s goals for fair, comprehensive, and balanced coverage.
Staff Writers: work with section editors to complete assignments and submit articles conforming to the standards of journalism. Staff writers must complete training in basic journalism structure and ethics.
Copy Editor: reviews and proofreads final drafts of each page of the publication before sending an issue to print. Copy editors also work with staff members on style and usage problems as needed.
Design Editor: Responsible for developing an overall aesthetic vision for the publication. The design editor also trains staff in design techniques and oversees layout, photography, and graphics editors.
Layout Editor: completes layout for pages of the publication using the Adobe InDesign software.
Photography Editor: takes and coordinates the collection of photos for each issue. The photography editor also leads training activities, and works to ensure the consistent quality of photos.
Graphics Editor: creates and coordinates the collection of graphics for each issue. The graphics editor works with artists to ensure the consistent quality of graphics.
All members of the staff are expected to write for each issue of The Journal.