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[Closed] 2017 Spring ACT Student Reporters & Columnist Recruitment

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Recruitment Process

Apply -> Review the application and resume -> Interview -> Decision Made

Job description

Asian Campus Tribune (ACT) student reporters research and write stories for national, regional and local press including campus resources. They report on recent news and events, as well as on sports, arts and culture, science and business. They also cover local campus events, entertainment, and human interest stories. This Spring 2017 Recruitment hires reporters for Animal, Food and Fashion section specifically.

Work activities

  • Creating and uploading news content for the publication
  • Interviewing people in a range of different circumstances
  • Building a network of contacts to maintain a flow of news. For example, police and emergency services, local council, community groups such as student-run organization
  • Attending a range of relevant events, such as football matches, talent contests, etc.
  • Working closely with the news team and editors
  • Producing concise and accurate copy according to the newspaper’s style and it’s strict publication deadlines


College students and community members who are interested in writing news in and around following campuses: the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Purdue University


  • One article per month
  • Participation in monthly online meeting
  • Attending mandatory offline meetings as scheduled

Apply : AsianCampusTribune.com -> Careers -> Spring 2017 -> Application

Deadline: January 30th – February 8th

Interview: February 10th – 13th 

Questions? Contact us at damipark@asiancampustribune.com