Sports Editor


Sports Editor Job Description

The Sports Editor will coordinate sports staff covering sports-related news both on-campus and off. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sets up, edits and designs print sports pages in InDesign
  • Assign stories to sports writers
  • Coordinate with sports information directors to set up interviews and coordinate photography availability
  • Edit stories of writers
  • Post edited stories on thedailyaztec.com using the Wordpress
  • Post stories on the DailyAztecSports twitter and Facebook page
  • Manage the DA Sports Facebook group 
  • Conducts weekly meetings/training with sports writers 
  • Attends all editorial board meetings. 
  • Submits credential requests for events that require them

Minimum & Preferred Requirements

Education:

Must be currently enrolled at San Diego State University, taking a minimum of 6 units

Experience:

Must have previously been a writer on The Daily Aztec or their community college newspaper for transfer students for at least one academic year.
Must know AP Style

Customer Service

  • Establishes and maintains working relationships with various A.S. and University departments

Safety

  • Ensures all operations are conducted with safety of staff and customers as first priority, and in accordance with the Injury and Illness Prevention Plan and other safety policies 
  • Adheres to Associated Students’ Code of Safe Practices 
  • Reports accidents to supervisor and reviews changes required to avoid reoccurrence
  • Ensures completion proper documentation is completed for each accident (employee and/or non-employee) and forwards to supervisor 
  • Reports maintenance problems and/or broken and unsafe equipment to the appropriate party immediately 

Trainings

  • Must complete Sexual Harassment training within 30 days of hire.