Publications now hiring

By Madison Ferril

The Baylor Lariat, Round Up yearbook and Focus magazine are accepting applications for all positions for the 2013-2014 school year.

Student Publications director Paul Carr said the hours a student will work will depend upon the position for which the applicant is hired.

“All majors can apply, but their skill set will need to match the position they applied for,” Carr said.

Students can download an application at under the Employment tab. All applications must be turned in to assistant media adviser Julie Freeman by 5 p.m. April 17 in 232 Castellaw.

The Lariat positions have more specific time slots for work hours than Round Up or Focus positions. Staff writers work from 1-5 p.m., while copy and section editors, and the Web editor work nights.

Focus magazine is a feature magazine that comes out once a semester and is community oriented. The Round Up is Baylor’s yearbook.

Editors at the Round Up work 11 hours a week. Focus magazine has two paid editor positions, each with 10 hours a week.

“Photographers work when they are needed, so we can work with their class schedule, but they must be available for certain events,” Carr said.

Freeman said students who apply to the Lariat must be passionate about news and journalism. Students also need to know basic journalism principles and an employment test may be required.

“We need someone who is skilled, but we don’t expect perfection coming in,” Freeman said.