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:
- 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.