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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

cover of issue 54-3

 

Dateline Downtown is currently seeking writers, reporters, photographers and section editors for the official UHD student newspaper.

All students who have an interest in writing or photography are strongly encouraged to apply and contribute to this valuable and necessary student organization.

Please forward completed application and writing samples to dateline.editor@yahoo.com for interviews soon.

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HELP WANTED: SALES AND BUSINESS
MANAGER FOR UHD’S DATELINE: DOWNTOWN STUDENT NEWSPAPER & WEBSITE 2015-16 ACADEMIC YEAR


The Student Publications Advisory Committee at the University of Houston-Downtown is seeking applicants for the position of business and sales manager for Dateline: Downtown, the student-run bi-weekly newspaper at UHD. Flexible beginning date, but candidates are expected to commit for the entire 2015-2016 academic year. The primary focus of this job is advertising sales. Additional duties include bookkeeping and handling all support functions not part of the editorial operation. The successful candidate will have a strong orientation toward personal selling and developing advertising revenue to permit the growth of the paper as well as effective budgeting and management skills. Duties include managing business and financial matters for the paper, in cooperation with the student editor and adviser, and expanding the sales of advertising space in the paper, including to businesses in the campus neighborhoods of NoDo and Washington St. Successful candidate will train on PeopleSoft accounting system for payroll and accounts. 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; interviews start in April 2015. To apply, download an application and forward with letter detailing qualifications and resume via email to Dateline adviser, Dr. Anthony Chiaviello, at Chiaviello@uhd.edu.

HELP WANTED: PRINT & WEB EDITOR FOR UHD’S DATELINE: DOWNTOWN STUDENT NEWSPAPER FOR 2015-16 ACADEMIC YEAR


The Student Publications Advisory Committee at the University of Houston-Downtown is seeking applicants for the position of editor for Dateline: Downtown, the student-run, bi-weekly newspaper at UHD. This position begins after the spring, 2015, semester, to prepare an edition for the beginning of the Fall 2015 semester. Eligible candidates are expected to commit to the job for the entire 2015-16 academic year. Duties include working cooperatively with student business manager and faculty adviser, developing and managing a stable of day and evening student freelance writers to cover news and events on campus and in the campus neighborhood. Successful candidate will be well-versed in the use of Adobe InDesign page-making software and have the skills to post the newspaper and articles online and to maintain the Dateline: Downtown web site. The paper needs stories written both in advance of -- and as follow-up to -- events of interest to students, including student activities and organizations, academics, athletics and lifestyle, university administration, and student government, as well as cultural coverage of activities in the theatre, film, music, sports, and arts communities, particularly as these are of interest to UHD students. Qualifications include at least sophomore standing, at least one semester in residence at UHD, successful completion of basic writing and communications courses, and a current 3.0 cumulative GPA. Applications are sought immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled; interviews start in April, 2015. To apply, download an application and forward with writing samples via email to Dateline adviser, Dr. Anthony Chiaviello, at Chiavielloa@uhd.edu.

   
   

 

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