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Paper Tiger Now Accepting Applications for Editor, Staff

Released: 11/27/2006

LSU Alexandria’s campus newspaper, the Paper Tiger, is now accepting applications for the editor and staff positions for spring 2007.

Students can pick up applications in Abrams Hall, Room 102, or download the online form here: <a href="../_d/application_editor.pdf" target="_blank">Application Form</a> [pdf]

Applications are due by Friday, Dec. 8 to Box 32 or 33. Applications can also be dropped off to Abrams Hall, Room 102 or Coughlin Hall, Room 144.

The editor position is a paid position, while staff positions are non-paid.

For more information, contact Liz Beard, faculty advisor of the Paper Tiger, at 427-4460, or Nancy Borden, director of media relations, at 427-4407.

Job Description for Paper Tiger Editor-in-Chief: 6 hours of communication studies courses, outstanding written communication abilities, knowledge of desktop publishing. This position reports to the Faculty Advisor and Director of Media Relations.

Will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following: <ul> <li>Assigning news articles to Paper Tiger Staff</li> <li>Designing layout for the paper</li> <li>Editing all copy included in the paper</li> <li>Writing editorial in each issue</li> <li>Writing at least one news article each issue</li> <li>Making photography assignments for each issue</li> <li>Coordinating advertising sales</li> </ul>