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General Assignment Reporter - Spinnaker Media

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Maureen Baker at (904) 620-1598, or m.baker@unf.edu.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title General Assignment Reporter - Spinnaker Media
Department Spinnaker Media
Position Number 964000
Requisition Number 060422
Position Type Student Assistant
Full Time/Part Time Part-Time
Time-limited through
Hours 10 hours per week
Hourly Rate $8.10
Job Summary/Responsibilities

Reporters are responsible for regularly covering news, features and sports stories as assigned by the appropriate editor.

Required Qualifications

Reporters must:
Cover a beat and/or follow up on future story leads as assigned.
Make deadline
Double-check facts
Never plagiarize
Exhibit fairness
Learn/use basics of reporting, writing, editing, photography, videography, audio production
Contribute story ideas to the editor
Be continuously enrolled at UNF for the duration of the position and not be on academic probation or suspension according to the most recent UNF course catalog

Must complete for weekly payment:
Complete at least two publishable, compelling, timely multimedia stories/photo galleries/video clips per week for each paid reporter and one for each volunteer, including at least one face-to-face edit for each story.
Go over each assignment with the editor, including sources and records that should be secured; follow-up with the editor after crucial reporting is done to give the story in a sentence; edit first draft with editor; produce subsequent drafts as needed.
Participate in the Emergency Breaking News on-call team if you are a paid Breaking News reporter, a paid videographer, or a paid photographer
Attend weekly news meeting unless excused
Complete basic news training classes when needed

Preferred Qualifications
Statement(s) of Understanding
Statement(s) of Understanding Definition
EOD

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who complains of discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of University Regulation.

Carnegie

UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

Posting Detail Information

Anticipated Start Date 12/04/2017
Job Posting Date 11/29/2017
Application Review Date
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Point of Contact Information Linda Durham 904-620-1579
Hiring Official Maureen Baker, Linda Durham
Location if not Jacksonville
Special Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Maureen Baker at (904) 620-1598, or m.baker@unf.edu.

Quicklink http://www.unfjobs.org/postings/5399

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents