The Fulcrum is now hiring!

 

Sports Editor

The Sports Editor plays a crucial role at the Fulcrum. You’re in charge of keeping students up to date on how their sports teams are doing, and giving them a taste of athletic life at the University of Ottawa. You have a chance to tell interesting stories, it’s more than just covering games!

Duties:

  • Solicitation of contributors to the Sports section
  • Be responsible for content in the Sports section
  • Assign articles to contributors
  • Ensure production deadlines are met
  • Edit contents, structure, and style of all submitted copy for that section
  • Regularly attend staff, volunteer and Editorial Board meetings

Applicants must submit their resumé, two unedited writing samples, and a short, 1-2 page platform about how their plans for a successful news section this year. Applications must be submitted to the Fulcrum‘s Editor-in-Chief Eric Davidson at editor@thefulcrum.ca by Monday, Jan. 29. Successful applicants will write a knowledge and editing test. Those who pass will move on to an interview.

If you have any questions about applying, feel free to email editor@thefulcrum.ca!

Videographer

Do you shoot and edit video? Then we want to hear from you! The Fulcrum‘s videographer is responsible for capturing news on campus in a way that goes beyond the newspaper, a role that is growing in importance as more people are getting news online.

Duties:

  • Shoot and edit one video per week, determined in collaboration with the relevant section editor.
  • Follow deadlines
  • Regularly attend staff, volunteer and Editorial Board meetings

Applicants must submit their CV, as well as two or more samples that clearly demonstrate your ability to shoot and edit video. Applications must be submitted to the Fulcrum‘s Editor-in-Chief Eric Davidson at editor@thefulcrum.ca by Monday, Jan. 29. Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

If you have any questions about applying, feel free to email editor@thefulcrum.ca!