LOG Yearbook Staff Writer

Job Title

LOG Yearbook Staff Writer


Duties and responsibilities associated with the position

  • Covers stories for the yearbook as assigned by the copy editor
  • Contributes 11-15 stories per semester (200-400 words), either submitting complete stories or gathering information and interviews for alternative story formats
  • Writes all captions for photos featured in weekly assignments
  • Regularly contacts sources for stories, conduct in person interviews, attend events and produce content that is fair and accurate
  • Supplies correctly-spelled names and year in school for subjects covered in each story submitted
  • Follows a standard style for writing as determined by the Copy Editor
  • Makes edits or completes rewrites to work after the Copy Editor has made editing marks and suggestions


General qualifications and requirements

  • Required: proficient in grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc.


Time commitment and required availability

  • Participation includes contributing least twos story ideas at weekly staff meetings
  • Participation includes attending weekly meetings (1-2 a week). Editor and Adviser should be advised of absence in advance


Good standing statement

The position you are applying for requires students to be in good standing with the University of Portland. By agreeing to apply to this position you are consenting to allow the Office of Student Activities to request your involvement in the University of Portland Conduct Process. You may submit an additional explanation that will accompany your application.