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The Mustang Messenger Reporter Application

Thank you for your interest in joining The Mustang Messenger. If accepted as a Reporter, you will be joining a select group of young writers who are dedicated and passionate about writing. The application process is as follows:

 

ONE: FILL OUT THE FORMS

Please obtain an application form from Room 314 or from the Mane Link Desk in the cafeteria. Applicants may submit a portfolio of any current writing such as essays, poetry, etc. if desired. Return all paperwork to Room 314.

If you would like a press pass for the 2017-2018 School Year, you will be contacted by email to set up an interview upon completion of your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

TWO: COME IN FOR AN INTERVIEW (PRESS PASS ONLY)

Once we have received your completed application along with your writing portfolio (if submitted), you will be contacted to set up an interview. Interviews can be scheduled after school on Wednesdays or over the phone.

Applicants will be notified by e-mail of their acceptance no later than a week after the interview.

 

THREE: ATTEND ORIENTATION (OPTIONAL)

Reporting 101 – approximately 20 to 45 minutes
Learn of the requirements of being a reporter. The following topics will be discussed: responsibilities in school and outside of school, online duties, the printed paper, policies and procedures (what you can and cannot do.)

Each reporter will receive a packet detailing all of policies and procedures.

Remember that as an Reporter you are committing to attending 80% of all meetings within the school year, with two (2) excusable absences.

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The Mustang Messenger Reporter Application