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The Mustang Messenger Executive Editor Application

Thank you for taking a step in leadership and inquiring about joining the Exec Staff for The Mustang Messenger. We offer different positions such as Business Manager, Tech Coordinator, Arts Director, and more.  If accepted as an Exec Editor, you will be joining a select group of experienced writers who are dedicated and passionate about writing while ensuring we do no harm in any of our reporting. Please keep in mind that there are a limited number of Exec positions available.

The application process is as follows:

 

ONE: FILL OUT THE FORMS

Please complete the Executive Editor electronic application form or obtain a physical application form from Room 314 or from the Mane Link Desk in the cafeteria. Applicants must submit a portfolio of any current writing such as essays, poetry, etc. Requirements for each position will vary.

Return all paperwork to Room 314. (Application period for 2017 has closed.)

You will be contacted by email to set up an interview upon completion of your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

THE 2017 EXEC EDITOR APPLICATION PERIOD HAS CLOSED.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN BECOMING A EXEC EDITOR. PLEASE VISIT OUR SITE IN AUGUST 2018 TO APPLY FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR.

 

TWO: COME IN FOR AN INTERVIEW

Once we have received your completed application along with your writing portfolio (if submitted), you will be contacted to set up an interview. Interviews will be scheduled either after school or during lunch on the week of August 14th.

Applicants will be notified by e-mail of their acceptance no later than August 22nd.

 

THREE: ATTEND ORIENTATION 

Exec Editor 101 – approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour
Learn of the requirements of being an Executive Editor under the Editor-in-Chief. The following topics will be discussed in general: responsibilities in school, online duties, the printed paper, policies and procedures (what you can and cannot do.) An overview of the responsibilities for each individual editor will be presented and each editor will receive a packet detailing all of their responsibilities.

Remember that as an Exec Editor you are committing to attending 95% of all meetings within the school year, with two (2) excusable absences. If you fail to meet the minimum requirements, we will be forced to reevaluate your position as an Executive Editor.

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The Mustang Messenger Executive Editor Application