Join the 2015-2016 Emerald staff

Come work for America’s best college media company. We’re looking for students with a strong work ethic, a desire to learn and the drive to be the best. If you’re short on experience, don’t worry. We’re looking for students with passion and commitment, not a perfectly polished résumé.

If you fit that description, we want to hear more.

As of Oct. 23, we have openings for:

  •  A web copy editor. This is a paid position. Copy editors need to have a deep knowledge of grammar and AP style. The web copy editor will also:
    • Edit photo captions and video descriptions
    • Contribute to all online content editing.
  • A news copy editor. Copy editors need to have a deep knowledge of grammar and AP style. The news copy editor will also:
    • Edit breaking news stories as available; flexibility is a key consideration in this position
    • Edit all online news content as scheduled
    • Be available as needed for print production news editing
  • Videographers. This can lead to a paid position but starts unpaid. Videographers are responsible for shooting and editing original videos on student life in UO and culture in Eugene. Videos range from interviews, Q&A’s, event/news recaps and investigations. Other requirements are as follows:
    • The quota is 8 to 10 videos per term.
    • Applicants will be asked to present a video portfolio on ether Vimeo or Youtube which shows their familiarity with shooting and editing software like Sony Vegas Pro, Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro.
    • Videographers are expected to work closely with other Daily Emerald desks, attend weekly Daily Emerald staff meetings and meet the video deadlines.
  • A web development intern. We’re looking for someone to contribute to our interactive multimedia storytelling. This position can lead to a paid staff position, particularly for those who enter with some previous experience. The web development intern needs to:
    • Be familiar with the following programs: HTML, CSS and JavaScript with Bootstrap
    • If unfamiliar with the above programs, be willing to learn and implement through rigorous training.

If you know which of the above positions you’d like to apply for, send us a 300-word cover letter, a resume and up to four work samples at [email protected] Make sure you include which position you’re applying for in the cover letter.

If you have further questions, contact the Emerald Hiring and Training Director, Kaylee Tornay, at [email protected].

About the Emerald

The Emerald has served the University of Oregon with news and information since 1900. Our mission is to train students, serve the UO community and run a financially sustainable nonprofit business.

The Emerald produces a news magazine twice a week and online news 24/7. In 2013, the Emerald’s Revolution transitioned the company from a traditional newspaper to a modern college media company. College Media Matters, the leading college newspaper blog, named the Emerald the 2012-13 college newspaper of the year.