The Washburn Review

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Washburn Student Media, which includes KAW yearbook, BOD magazine and the Washburn Review, is always looking for enthusiastic students who want to work for us. The following is a list of positions. Click the “apply here” button at the bottom of this page to fill out an application.

Due to COVID-19, our office phones are not in use. Please reach out to [email protected] for any position inquiries.

Available Positions:

Bod Magazine Writer/Photographer
Copy Editor
Features Reporter
Newscaster
News Reporter
Online Reporter
Podcaster
Videographer

Position descriptions and responsibilities:

Bod Mag Reporter – Investigate, observe, interview and write stories for the Bod Magazine. Assignment topics will vary.

Copy Editor  – Responsible for looking over pages for spelling, grammar, voice and design elements. The copy-editing team is responsible for reviewing the Bod Magazine, Kaw Year book and the Washburn Review as well as any online only articles for the washburnreview.org website. Must be available a minimum of of 8 hours a week and on Monday and Tuesday nights.

Features Reporter – Investigate, observe, interview and write stories about: Media, theatre and dance, visual arts, music, health, environment, science/tech, money, food, classes, reviews, previews, etc. These stories will focus mainly on interests of the Washburn community though some other stories will be considered relevant.

Newscaster – Newscasters will act as the face of newscast videos. The newscaster must be comfortable interviewing individuals on camera, memorizing a script (or the gist of it), speaking confidently in front of a camera, and more. The newscaster will work as a team with an assigned videographer for the shooting, editing, and production of the video. Though previous knowledge of video editing is not required, training of basic video editing will be given to the newscaster.

News Reporter – Investigate, observe, interview and write these types of stories: Events/meetings, Investigative pieces, Administration, Crime and safety, City/Community, Faculty/Staff, WSGA, Race/Ethnicity, Religion, Politics, International, Parking, Facilities, Economy, WU Law, etc. These stories will focus mainly on interests of the Washburn community though some other stories will be considered relevant.

Online Reporter – Investigate, observe, interview and write stories related to Washburn or stories that affect Washburn. All content created will be published only online and on social media.

Podcaster – Investigate, observe, interview and write stories which will then be recorded and broadcast as a podcast. Their assignments will focus mainly on Washburn although assignments that have relevance or entertainment value will be considered.

Videographer – Videographer focuses on taking video at events, scheduled interviews, or other; editing the film; and producing a quality video for the online website. No experience with video is need as long as applicant is willing to be trained in video shooting, editing, and production. Live-streaming may also be required by the videographer.