Arts & Student Life Editor

The Arts and Student Life Editor manages a team of reporters covering creative student or community endeavors and student affairs. They should be tuned into newsworthy events occurring on and around campus, to ensure relevant stories. This person must work with all platform managers and editors to plan comprehensive coverage of in-depth stories.


  • Organizing and communicating with Arts and Student Life reporters 
  • Collecting pertinent information on stories for pitches
  • Assign members of their team with new stories and regularly check in on in-progress stories 
  • Edit reporters’ stories using an understanding of the AP format 
  • Set deadlines for the reporting team and hold the team accountable 
  • Aid in working through reporters’ obstacles that may arise
  • Be the liaison between reporters and the Editor-in-Chief/ Managing Editor 
  • Attend weekly Mustang News Meetings and editor meetings 
  • Promote collaboration with other teams to ensure comprehensive coverage.
  • Assign photographers and designers to stories, depending on the elements each story needs

The Arts and Student Life Editor is a great position for anyone interested in student affairs and creative arts. This person works as a mentor for their reporters’ and is great for anyone looking to gain a deeper understanding of the news reporting process from start to the final edits.

Compensation: TBD