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Reporters

Metro Beat

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Expected to writer at least one stoy a week

● These reporters will work with the Metro Editor to produce stories that can vary from breaking news to enterprise stories

● Covers stories related to art and events in Amsterdam in an objective manner

● Communicates constantly with organizers of the events to get press passes

● Write articles according to the Associated Press stylebook

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Expected to writer at least one stoy a week

● These reporters will work with the Metro Editor to produce stories. Expected to write police briefs daily and at least one enterprise or feature story per semester.

● Responsible for covering breaking news and writing about crime

● Write articles according to the Associated Press stylebook

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Expected to writer at least one stoy a week

● These reporters will work with the Metro Editor to produce stories.

● Responsible for covering general assignments as they come

● Write articles according to the Associated Press stylebook”

Campus Beat

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Responsible for the coverage of the Student Council elections on a weekly basis

● Investigates issues relevant to the students related to the student parties goals

● Write articles according to the Associated Press stylebook

● These reporters will work with the Campus Editor to produce stories that use data, graphics, etc.

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Responsible for producing weekly features about student association at UvA. They can vary from ISN to sports.

● These reporters will work with the Campus Editor to produce stories that can vary from breaking news to enterprise stories

● Communicates constantly with student associations at UvA

● Write articles according to the Associated Press stylebook

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Expected to writer at least one stoy a week

● These reporters will work with the Campus Editor to produce stories that can vary from breaking news to enterprise stories

● Communicates constantly with UvA directors and study advisers to know what is happening on campus

● Write articles according to the Associated Press stylebook

Investigation

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Responsible for producing weekly features while simultaneously working on in-depth projects about the University of Amsterdam

● These reporters will work with the Investigative Editor to produce stories that use data, graphics, etc. to tell stories that take more time.

● Write articles according to the Associated Press stylebook

● This position will require some previous journalism experience.

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Responsible for producing weekly features while simultaneously working on in-depth projects about the city of Amsterdam

● These reporters will work with the Investigative Editor to produce stories that use data, graphics, etc. to tell stories that take more time.

● Write articles according to the Associated Press stylebook

● This position will require some previous journalism experience.

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Creative Positions

Opinions

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Provide at least 1 column per week

● Maintain a constant communication with the Opinion Editor

● Preferably, cover a specialized area of interest (e.g. politics, sports, religion, fashion, personal advice, etc.)

● Communicates with illustrator about pieces in progress

Culture

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Provide at least 1 article per week

● Maintain a constant communication with the editor of their section

● Write articles according to the Associated Press stylebook

● This writer provides tips to students in Amsterdam, which can be done in collaboration with other writers of this section

● Works alongide videographers and social media managers to provide tips through videos

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Provide at least 1 article per week

● Maintain a constant communication with the editor of their section

● Write articles according to the Associated Press stylebook

● This writer provides argumentative content about topics related to trending topics in Amsterdam which can vary from food to memes

● Works alongide videographers and social media managers to provide tips through videos

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Provide at least 1 article per week

● Maintain a constant communication with the editor of their section

● Write articles according to the Associated Press stylebook

● This writer provides argumentative content about topics related to fashion

● Works alongide videographers and social media managers to provide tips through videos

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Provide at least 1 article per week

● Maintain a constant communication with the editor of their section

● Write articles according to the Associated Press stylebook

● This writer provides argumentative content about topics related to substainability lifestyle

● Works alongide videographers and social media managers to provide tips through videos

Audiovisual

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Photographers are expected to take feature photos and photos that accompany stories throughout the week.

● Expected to provide at least one photo story a month and multiple features and story photos throughout the week.

● Maintain a constant communication with the Photo Editor

● Available for last-minute calls to cover breaking news

● Write captions according to the Associated Press stylebook

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Videographers are expected to make videos that accompany stories throughout the week.

● Expected to provide at least one short film a month for the investigative pieces

● Provide content for the promotion of the Amsterdammer

● Maintain a constant communication with the Video Editor and Social Media Manager

● Available for last-minute calls to cover breaking news

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Illustrators are expected to create the visuals for the columns, reviews and possibly writings for the culture section

● Maintain a constant communication with the Opinions Editor and columnists

Editorial Board

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Attend the bi-monthly Editorial Meeting

● Secure that the reporters provide content on time, and every week

● Maintain a constant communication with reporters

● Updates the Copy Desk Chief and Editor in Chief about the articles status for the week

● Responsible for assigning and editing stories that focus on the city of Amsterdam

● The editor is in charge of the general assignment reporter, the arts & event reporter, the politics & policy reporter, as well as any contributing writers interested in covering local topics

● Stories assigned and edited should range from daily stories to enterprise stories.

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Attend the bi-monthly Editorial Meeting

● Responsible for assigning and editing stories that focus on the University of Amsterdam.

● The editor is in charge of the Student elections reporter, student associations reporter and a general assignment reporter, as well as any contributing writers interested in covering campus topics.

● Stories assigned and edited should range from daily stories to enterprise stories.

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Attend the bi-monthly Editorial Meeting

● The editor will handle longer features and in-depth projects by working with an investigative reporter or other reporters to produce weekly and monthly stories to apply anything from data and graphics and explore stories ranging from human interest to politics.

● This role will require someone who is a self-starter and someone who can find ways to tell the “why” behind stories.

● Updates the Copy Desk Chief and Editor in Chief about the articles status for the week

● The editor is in charge of the campus investigative reporter, the metro investigative reporter, as well as any contributing writers interested in covering local topics

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Attend the bi-monthly Editorial Meeting

● The editor is in charge of the student tips writers, the trending writer, the fashion writer and the substainable lifestyle writer, as well as any contributing writers interested in writing for this session.

● Attend the weekly General Staff Meeting

● Responsible for working with photographers to provide multimedia content for the Amsterdammer

● Informs the editor-in-chief about the photos expected for the week

● Use photo editing tools such as Lightroom or Photoshop to improve the look of the photo

● The editor is responsible for producing some media content, while assigning daily and enterprise photography assignments for staff photographers

● Secure that the photographers provide content on time, and every week

● Provide a feedback of the content edited to photographers ● Assign events to cover to photographers

Event Coordinator

Responsible for the organization for the weekly staff meetings, parties, workshops, etc.

Social Media Manager

Responsible for all social media accounts of the Amstedammer (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

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FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

We currently have applications open until Sunday, April 7th. During the application period you can complete the form. After the application deadline, you can still contribute with articles, columns, photos or letters to the editor.

After the application deadline, there will be no position available anymore. However, you are encouraged to send your CV and motivation to be added to the contributing list or contacted if we need additional staff members in the future.

Some faculties at UvA and AUC accept the Amsterdammer as part of the graduation internship. If your advisor has approved the internship at the Amsterdammer, you will be supervised by the Manager and Editor in Chief.

Every students is welcome to join the workshops and courses taught by the Amsterdammer staff.