Work @ Fourth Estate is currently accepting applications for a variety of positions for the Fall 2013 semester. Connect2Mason’s position in an ever-changing world of news and entertainment makes it the ideal place to work for students interested in pursuing careers in journalism or communication. By working at C2M, students will learn to work with others, will develop and fine-tune their written and verbal communication skills and will gain experience working in an exciting, deadline- and detail-oriented environment.  

Applications, along with a resume, cover letter, and writing sample, can be submitted at the Office of Student Media (the Hub, rm. 1201) or sent to (please include name and position of interest in the subject line). 

Click here to download the application.

Video Editor

The Video Editor is directly responsible for all video and other multimedia on the site. With guidance of the editorial team, he or she oversees all aspects of video or multimedia choice and production.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Leading assigned Connect2Mason videographers in video journalism and helping ensure they make deadline
  • Editing or assisting in the work of video staff, along with tutoring and mentoring the team on how to improve video journalism practice
  • Contributing video work for the site when needed, with heavy responsibility on producing content related to major stories
  • Monitoring social media and other online feeds for news related to Mason, and keeping up-to-date on best practices of video journalism

The position is paid bi-weekly. Possibilities exist for volunteer experience or arranged academic credit.

The Video Editor is expected to contribute at least 10 hours a week.

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