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News — City Editor:

The City News Editors are responsible for the daily upload of news about Irvine and Orange County as well as state and national news that pertains to or affects UC Irvine and its students. The editors must be aware of and coordinate coverage of local functions, protests, rallies and other newsworthy events. They will be required to manage writers and organize multiple beats as well as coordinate press access and photo coverage with the photo team. This position requires a high standard for editing, researching, and working with writers to improve the quality of content.

News — Campus Editor:

The Campus News Editors are responsible for the daily upload of news specifically about UC Irvine; this will include managing and organizing coverage of all newsworthy events happening on campus (such as protests, rallies, panels, special speakers, etc.) as well as art shows, dance recitals, and productions held by the Claire Trevor School of the Arts. Features on noteworthy students, professors, and research will also fall under this section. Editors will be required to manage writers and organize multiple beats as well as coordinate press access and photo coverage with the photo team. This position requires a high standard for editing, researching, and working with writers to improve the quality of content.

Sports:

The Sports Editors are responsible for the daily upload of sports coverage and content for all UCI sports teams and the UCI Athletics Department. They will be required to manage writers and organize multiple beats as well as coordinate press access and photo coverage with the photo team. A Sports Editor must develop relationships with athletes, coaches and coaching staff; they are expected to conduct or arrange post-game interviews with both coaches and players. As a digital platform, it is expected that an editor will be posting any breaking news and staying up-to-date with all UCI sports announcements. This position requires a high standard for editing and working with writers to improve the quality of content.

Arts & Entertainment:

The Arts & Entertainment Editors are responsible for the daily upload of content involving the arts and entertainment in Irvine and around Orange County. This includes reviews of books, movies, music, shows, dance recitals, etc. in addition to pieces on the cultural, social and political implications of art. Editors must be aware of pop culture, the latest trends, and coordinate coverage of shows at local venues. This position requires a high standard for editing and working with writers to improve the quality of content.

Opinion:

The Opinion Editors are responsible for the daily upload of editorial pieces, op-ed submissions, and any letters to the editor. The editors are expected to edit articles based on structure and clarity, not the opinion itself. This position requires a high standard for editing and working with writers to improve the quality of content. Editors must be able to discern if submissions are appropriate and must manage and organize various columns to produce content on time.

Copy Chief:

The Copy Chief will responsible for managing the copy team. They must ensure each article has been copyedited and fact-checked. It is the responsibility of the copy team to ensure articles are ready for publication by the deadline. The copy team must be familiar with AP Style and grammar rules. This position requires a high standard for editing and working with writers and editors to improve the quality of content.

Graphic Design:

Graphic Designers will be responsible for creating original illustrations and designs to accompany various articles. They must commit to frequently creating original content and working with editors to develop relevant visual media. Designers will also be tasked with creating promotional material (fliers, social media ads, etc.) for the publication.

Social Media:

The Social Media Team will be responsible for the daily posting on the publication’s various social media accounts. They must be committed to promoting each article published and generating traffic to attract advertisers. The Team will be tasked with developing creative tactics to increase readership and the publication’s presence online. As a daily digital publication, the Social Media Team will also be responsible for monitoring the website and all associated accounts.

Photo Editor:

The Photo Editors will be responsible for ensuring photo coverage of events in coordination with editors. They will be required to manage and organize the photo team to ensure articles have the necessary accompanying visual media. Photo Editors must know how to edit photos (and use accompanying software) and must prioritize quality.

Internship:

Interns will work closely with editors to learn about editor positions and responsibilities as well as improve their writing, editing and leadership skills. They will be expected to write frequently and meet with editors in-person on a weekly basis. Applicants who are interested in becoming staff writers must go through an internship under the section they wish to write for.