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News

Publications from Monday to Friday, twice a day

Campus

Campus Editor

Editor: Josephine Sylvestre

? Attend the weekly News Meeting

? Attend the bi-monthly Editorial Meeting

? Secures that the Campus Reporter has a story assigned, provides the content on time and edits the content

? Responsible for assigning stories to the Campus Reporter

? Delivers the article to the copy editor after first edition

? Assures the articles are written according to the Associated Press stylebook

Campus Reporter

Spots left: 0

? Attend the weekly News Meeting

? Expected to write at least one story every 10 days

? Expected to write 1 investigative article per month

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

? 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

? 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

Metro

Metro Editor

Editor: Jai Yoon Chung

? Attend the weekly News Meeting

? Attend the bi-monthly Editorial Meeting

? Secures that the Metro Reporter has a story assigned, provides the content on time and edits the content

? Responsible for assigning stories to the Metro Reporter

? Delivers the article to the copy editor after first edition

? Assures the articles are written according to the Associated Press stylebook

Metro Reporter

Spots left: 0

? Attend the weekly News Meeting

? Expected to write at least one story every 10 days

? Expected to write 1 investigative article per month

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

? Investigates issues relevant to the students related to the city of Amsterdam, preferably news they would otherwise not have access to in English

? Responsible for covering breaking news and writing about crime

? Write articles according to the Associated Press stylebook

Sports

Sports Editor

Current Editor: Emilio Gutierrez

? Attend the weekly News Meeting

? Attend the bi-monthly Editorial Meeting

? Secures that the Sports Reporter has a story assigned, provides the content on time and edits the content

? Responsible for assigning stories to the Sports Reporter

? Leads the Sports Columnist and the Sports Reporter

? Delivers the article to the copy editor after first edition

? Assures the articles are written according to the Associated Press stylebook

Sports Columnist

Spots left: 2

? Attend the weekly News Meeting

? Delivers the article to the Sports Editor

? Assures the articles are written according to the Associated Press stylebook

? Leads the Sports Columnist and the Sports Reporter by giving them a feedback

Opinions

Opinions Editor

Editor: Zoya Abu Zhamra

? Attend the weekly News Meeting

? Attend the bi-monthly Editorial Meeting

? Secures that the Columnist and the Cartoonist provide the content on time

? Leads the Columnist and the Cartoonist by giving them a feedback

? Delivers the article to the copy editor after first edition

? Assures the articles are written according to the Associated Press stylebook

Columnist

Spots left: 1

? Attend the weekly News Meeting

? Provide at least 1 column every 10 days

? 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

Cartoonist

Spots left: 2

? Attend the weekly News Meeting

? Provide at least 1 cartoon 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.)

? Preferably has experienced in drawing or graphic design

Copy Desk

News Copy Desk Chief

News Copy Desk Chief: Aakash Nair

? Attend the weekly News Meeting

? Attend the bi-monthly Editorial Meeting

? Lead the Copy Desk

? Communicates with editors and copy editors

? Assigns stories to edit to the copy editors

? Edits the articles after the copy editors

? Sends the articles to the Editor-in-Chief before publication

News Copy Editor

Spots left: 3

? Attend the weekly News Meeting

? Communicates with the News Copy Desk Chief

? Edits stories after the section Editor

? Sends the articles to the News Copy Desk Chief on a deadline

Magazine

Publications on Saturday and Sunday, 3 times a day

Student Life

Lifestyle Editor

Editor: Wen Hsiao

? Attend the bi-monthly Magazine Meeting

? Attend the bi-monthly Editorial Meeting

? Leads the Student Life section

? Maintain a constant communication with the Magazine Managing Editor, the Student Life Reporter, and the Magazine Copy Desk Chief

? Edits articles from the Student Life section

Lifestyle Writer

Spots left: 0

? Attend the bi-monthly Magazine Meeting

? Provide at least 1 article per week

? Maintain a constant communication with the editor of their section

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

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

? Works alongside videographers and social media managers to provide tips through videos

Fashion

Fashion Editor

Editor: Sarah Iacobacci

? Attend the bi-monthly Magazine Meeting

? Attend the bi-monthly Editorial Meeting

? Leads the Fashion section

? Maintain a constant communication with the Magazine Managing Editor, the Fashion Reporter, and the Magazine Copy Desk Chief

? Edits articles from the Fashion section

Fashion Writer

Spots left: 0

? Attend the bi-monthly Magazine Meeting

? Provide at least 1 article per week

? Maintain a constant communication with the editor of their section

? This writer provides writes about fashion-related topics and can work alongside videographers and social media managers to provide tips through videos

Freelance

Attend the bi-monthly Magazine Meeting and writes stories relevant to the Magazine, as specified by the Magazine Managing Editor.

Audio-
visual

Audiovisual

Photographer

Photographers will be assigned to either the Magazine or the News section.

? Attend the weekly News Meeting or the bi-monthly Magazine 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 Audiovisual Editor

? Available for last-minute calls to cover breaking news

? Write captions according to the Associated Press stylebook

Videographer

Spots left: 3

? Attend the bi-monthly Magazine Meeting

? Videographers are expected to make videos alongside the writers from the Magazine

? Expected to provide at least one short film per block for the investigative pieces for the News

? Provide content for the promotion of the Amsterdammer

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

? Has experience working with editing softwares (After Effects, Adobe Premiere 

Illustrator

? Attend the weekly News 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

Editor

Spots left: 2

? 1 Editor attends the weekly News Meeting & 1 Editor the bi-monthly Magazine Meeting

? Leads the Audiovisual team and works hand to hand with the other editor

? Uploads the pictures in the website and chooses the feature photos

? Works alongside the Social Media Manager for the visual needed in the accounts

BUSINESS MANAGER

Attend the bi-monthly Business Meeting | Attend News or Magazine Meeting if needed | Helps in the internal and external communication | Develops a business plan | Find interesting collaborations with other organizations

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Social Media Manager

Attend the bi-monthly Business Meeting | Attend News or Magazine Meeting if needed | Organizes Instagram takeovers | Responsible for breaking news coverage with reporters | Schedule articles before publication

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FAQ

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Some positions are not available at the moment

How can I JOIN THE AMSTERDAMMER?

We currently have applications open until September 15 at 11:59 P.M. After the application deadline, you can still contribute with articles, columns, photos or letters to the editor.

CAN I APPLY AFTER THE DEADLINE?

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.

IS IT POSSIBLE TO DO MY INTERNSHIP AT THE AMSTERDAMMER?

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.

ARE THE POSITIONS PAID?

We do not offer any salary to our staff any the moment. However, as a staff member you can attend our monthly workshops for free and we can provide you the following upon request: weekly individual feedback sessions, recommendation letter, certificate of completion, graduation internship.

CAN I JOIN THE WORKSHOPS IF I AM NOT PART OF THE AMSTERDAMMER?

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