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The Lantern Media Group is hiring for the 2014-2015 academic year. Please download a job application and email the completed form along with appropriate attachments to jobs@thelantern.com by Monday, March 3 at midnight.

BuckeyeTV Positions:

Station Manager:
As leader of Buckeye TV, this student is responsible for the quality and quantity of programming, as well as creating a pleasant and professional atmosphere for everyone at the station. The Station Manager will work directly with Buckeye TV adviser and Director of Student Media to ensure that the station and its content maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The Station Manager presides over content-planning meetings and ushers the station through the production process, being careful to meet deadlines. The Station Manager will manage two assistant directors, one focused on Sports content and the other on News content, to ensure at least 1 hour per week of new content is available on Buckeye TV. The Station Manager will work with students enrolled in the Buckeye TV classes, as well as independent study students, to produce quality content for the viewing audience in the Ohio State dorms and the much wider online audience. The Station Manager will also work with Lantern editors to ensure resources and personnel are used as efficiently as possible, and to avoid duplicative efforts whenever possible. The Station Manager must have experience operating audio/video equipment and editing broadcast material using Final Cut Pro. The Station Manager must be a full-time student in good standing and prepared to work at least 20 hours per week, including nights and weekends. The Station Manager may serve a public relations function, which would include recruiting.

Sports Director:
The Sports Director will provide quality sports content on a weekly basis for BuckeyeTV. The Sports Director will answer to the Station Manager and work with students enrolled in the Buckeye TV classes, as well as independent study students, to produce quality content for the viewing audience in the Ohio State dorms and the much wider online audience. The Sports Director must have experience operating video equipment and editing broadcast material using Final Cut Pro. The Sports Director must be a full-time student in good standing and prepared to work at least 15 hours per week, including nights and weekends. The Sports Director will work directly with Buckeye TV adviser and Director of Student Media to ensure that the station and its content maintain the highest professional and ethical standards.

News Director:
The News Director will provide quality news content on a weekly basis for BuckeyeTV. The News Director will answer to the Station Manager and work with students enrolled in the Buckeye TV classes, as well as independent study students, to produce quality content for the viewing audience in the Ohio State dorms and the much wider online audience. The News Director must have experience operating video equipment and editing broadcast material using Final Cut Pro. The News Director must be a full-time student in good standing and prepared to work at least 15 hours per week, including nights and weekends. The News Director will work directly with Buckeye TV adviser and Director of Student Media to ensure that the station and its content maintain the highest professional and ethical standards.

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Lantern Positions:

Assistant A+E Editor:  
This editor will help the A+E editor preform  the duties associated with that position.

Campus Editor:
The campus editor reports to the ME/Content and will supervise 2223 reporters, assign stories, monitor the progress of the reporters, and enforce deadlines. The primary concern of the campus editor will be the day-to-day management of the reporters. However, the editor may be involved in long-term series or special projects. The campus editor will make qualitative judgments about the stories that the reporters turn in. If a news event occurs outside of the publication cycle, the campus editor will work with the multimedia editor to get stories onto thelantern.com as soon as possible. A campus editor must be present at every story budget meeting.

Copy Chief: 
This editor will review stories before assigning them to the copy desk. After copy editing, this editor should read every word of local copy and serve as the final stop in the editing process. This editor will supervise the Lantern Practicum copy editors each semester and work with the adviser and other editors to make sure the copy-editing experience is beneficial. This editor must know Associated Press and Lantern style.

Design/Graphics Editor:
This editor reports to the Managing Editor for Design and creates data visualizations and information graphics including maps, charts and lists to accompany copy anywhere in the newspaper and the website.

Editor-In-Chief:
As the top staff member, the editor-in-chief is responsible for setting journalistic standards for the publication and creating a pleasant and professional atmosphere for everyone in the newsroom. The editor-in-chief presides over story budget meetings and ushers the paper through the production process, being careful to meet deadlines. He or she may plan and direct major projects or series. This editor will control the Opinion page. The editor will gather the content for the page, edit it and lay out the page. The editor may write editorials. The editor will check on the authorship of every letter that appears in the paper and may ask questions about the authors’ experiences to determine if the letter is fact or fiction. The editor will be careful to check for issues of libel and ethics in reviewing letters and columns. The editor may serve public relations function, which would include recruiting.

Managing Editor / Content:
This editor reports to the editor in chief and is responsible for organizing written content in a way that reflects strong, professional standards. The editor will directly supervise the independent study reporters. The campus editor, arts editor and sports editors will report to this person. The editor will assist those editors in determining which stories the Lantern will cover. The editor will assist those editors in the editing and packaging of stories. The editor will help determine where and how stories will be played in the paper. The editor will work with the ME/Design on the page-one play of stories and the headlines that go on those stories.

Managing Editor / Design:
This editor reports to the editor in chief and supervises the design editor(s). This editor oversees the design of the entire paper. The editor helps the Arts Editor, Sports Editor and Campus Editor with the design of their pages. This editor will design page one every night and coordinate with the ME/Content on the play of stories on various pages. This editor prepares front-page teasers or indexes and any standing graphics. Page design and desktop publishing skills are required; experience with computer illustration and/or Photoshop preferred.

Multimedia Editor:
This editor reports to the editor in chief. Thelantern.com must have videos, podcasts, photo galleries, slideshows and any other content that will make the site compelling. Along with assistants, this editor must update the site for breaking news and sports scores. The editor should attend story budget meetings and offer suggestions to make stories suitable and slightly different for the Web. The editor must keep up with technology and develop ways to integrate new media forms for the thelantern.com. This editor must supervise the assistant multimedia editors, the multimedia independent study reporters and the Comm. 2223/3326 multimedia reporters. This editor, working with assistants, must help Comm. 2223/3326 students complete their multimedia assignments. This editor must make sure that the content from the paper gets posted on the site as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Assistant Multimedia Editor:  
This editor will help the multimedia editor produce quality content for thelantern.com.

Photo Editor:
The photo editor reports to the ME/Design and manages the photo staff. This editor must train the photo staff, the editing staff, the independent study students and the Comm. 2223/3326 students how to complete the electronic photo assignment forms. This editor makes sure that there is a photographer available to shoot most of the photo assignments.

Assistant Photo Editor:
Assists the photo editor. Shoot and make some photo assignments.

Sports Editor:
The sports editor is responsible for covering sports in a way that gives a total picture of the variety of varsity and club athletics on campus. The sports editor also will decide if and how teams in Columbus and other Ohio cities will be covered. The sports editor will get game stories onto the web as soon as possible. The sports editor will lay out the sports pages, help select photos and serve as the final copy editor for those pages. The sports editor attends story meetings.

Assistant Sports Editor:
Assists the sports editor with assignments, laying out pages and producing content for the section in print and online. They must also attend daily budget meetings.

Download Lantern Application