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Now hiring: Web Editor - The Metropolitan

In Our December, 2017 Issue:

Now hiring: Web Editor


Applicants must be current Metropolitan State University students. Students from all majors are welcome.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Editor Kathryn Ganfield at ul5097yl@metrostate.edu. Please note your academic major and intended graduation date. Application materials preferred by Jan. 1. Interviews held Jan. 8 – 12.

Job Description:

Minimum of 20 hours a month. $200 stipend per newspaper edition (10 editions per year).


  • Maintains and updates The Metropolitan’s website (themetropolitan.metrostate.edu) and Facebook account on a regular and timely basis
  • Continues to improve design, architecture and visual appeal of website
  • Writes at least one article per month
  • Attends staff meetings


  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS mandatory (Suggested coursework: ICS 225 Web Design or WRIT 373 Writing and Designing for the Web)
  • Familiarity with PHP and JavaScript preferred (Suggested coursework: ICS 325 Internet Application Development)
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, digital photo and video technology preferred
  • Understanding of SEO, website analytics, and online advertising a plus