The Northern Light, Multimedia Editor
Company: University of Alaska
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Northern Light, Multimedia Editor
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Classification:Student Assistant C
Work type: Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA VC Student Affairs
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing
The Northern Light, the student newspaper at the University of
Alaska Anchorage, is currently recruiting for the Multimedia Editor
position. This student staff position is 20 hours/week and starts
The Northern Light is a University of Alaska Anchorage student
multimedia news publication, funded by both student media fees and
advertising revenue. A digital-first source, The Northern Light
updates with timely web and multimedia content. The Northern Light
is distributed on Tuesdays during the academic year and summer.
The multimedia editor is responsible for multimedia content for The
Northern Light online. The multimedia editor ideally supervises one
or two photographers; combines stories, graphics, photos and other
elements to develop multimedia packages, including videos, podcasts
and KRUA radio stories; films and records audio for stories on
human interest, news, sports, features, arts and entertainment both
on campus and in the community; produces multimedia that ranges
from unedited video clips to highly produced multimedia projects;
works closely with the managing and layout editors to develop and
execute The Northern Light's multimedia strategy; works with
section editors, reporters and other employees to develop ideas for
multimedia content, and; attends weekly staff meetings. This
position reports with occasional direct supervision to the
executive editor. The multimedia editor must post content weekly
and produce video packages bi-monthly.
Applicants must have knowledge of Associated Press style.
Applicants must have proficiency with Final Cut Pro or Adobe
Premiere, Photoshop, digital camcorders, Internet concepts and
technologies, Wordpress software and Apple Macintosh operating
systems. The ability to capture video and use a video-editing
program to produce the footage is required. The applicant must
also: be proficient in developing story and characters; have
experience with multimedia creation and editing; demonstrate strong
grasp of social media practices, and; demonstrate familiarity with
uploading multimedia content to online platforms, including
Youtube, Vimeo, SoundCloud and more. Experience with HTML, CSS,
Typical Education or Training:
To be eligible for student employment, an applicant must:
a. Be enrolled in the University of Alaska system with a minimum of
six credit hours in the current semester of employment; or
b. Have been enrolled the preceding semester for six or more credit
hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for six or more credit hours
in the next semester for employment between semesters; and
c. Have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA) and be
in good academic standing; or have approval from the MAU Senior
Student Services officer or his/her designee.
d. Students enrolled in non-traditional programs of study will be
considered eligible for student employment with the approval of the
Senior Student Services officer.
e. An applicant must provide evidence of enrollment as outlined
above to substantiate employment eligibility.
This position is 20 hours/week and the salary is $11/hour.
In addition to posting a cover letter, resume, and three references
here, please submit a portfolio of multimedia projects (from
classes or otherwise) via email to Zac Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org
Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing
reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities
throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance
in completing this application or during any phase of the interview
process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at
Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits
illegal discrimination against any individual:
Pursuant to Board of Regents Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary,
extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new
hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the
president as officers and senior administrators of the university
are employed at-will.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background
check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background
Public Disclosure Statement:
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is
subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records
University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.
University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all
employees are required to complete training to meet the
requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the
required training within a specified period to remain employed at
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact
University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.
Advertised: 03 Jun 2020 Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: 30 Jun 2021 Alaskan Daylight Time
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