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Welcome to Dateline Downtown Online!

Dateline Downtown is the official, student-run newspaper of the University of Houston-Downtown. With guidance from a faculty advisor and the Student Publications Advisory Committee appointed by the president, students are provided with a wide range of experience in journalism. Dateline Downtown is published every other week and it can be found in newsstands around campus. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us or stop by!

 

Dateline Downtown
University of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street, Suite S-260
Houston, TX 77002-1001

(p) 713-221-8192

(e) dateline.editor@yahoo.com

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Editor for 2014-15 Academic Year.

The Student Publications Advisory Committee is seeking applicants for the position of editor for Dateline Downtown, the student run biweekly newspaper at UHD. Flexible beginning date, and successful candidate should make his or herself available for training sometime after the end of the Spring semester, 2014. Candidates must commit for the entire 2014-15 academic year.

Duties include working cooperatively with student business manager and student adviser, developing and managing a stable of student freelance writers to cover news and events on campus, and assertively managing staff and producing newspaper approximately every two weeks.

Must know Adobe InDesign software program. The paper needs stories on events of interest to students, including student life, academics, university administration, and student government, as well as cultural coverage of theatre, film, music, and the arts. Typical commitment is 20 hours per week.

Qualifications include at least sophomore standing; at least one semester at UHD; successful completion of basic writing and/or communications courses; and the maintenance of at least a 3.0 GPA.

Applications are sought immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply download and complete the application form on UHD web site, along with resume and letter of application and forward as attachment to Dr. Anthony Chiaviello, at Chiavielloa@uhd.edu.

Business Manager 2014-15 academic year.

The Student Publications Advisory Committee is seeking applicants for the position of business manager for Dateline Downtown, the student-run biweekly newspaper at UHD. Flexible beginning date, but training is desirable with the current staff prior to the Fall 2014 semester. Candidates must commit for the entire 2014-15 academic year.

Duties include managing business and financial matters for the paper, in cooperation with the student editor and adviser, and selling advertising space in the paper, including businesses in the campus neighborhood. Desire, ability, and ideas for selling advertising in the paper will be important issues for consideration of your application.

Successful candidate will train on People-Soft accounting system for payroll and accounts. Typical commitment is 20 hours per week, monthly salary plus 15 percent commission on ad sales.

Qualifications include at least sophomore standing; at least one semester at UHD; successful completion of basic business courses; and the maintenance of at
least a 2.5 GPA.

Applications are sought immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply download and complete the application form on UHD web site, along with resume and letter of application and forward as attachment to Dr. Anthony Chiaviello, at Chiavielloa@uhd.edu.

 

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