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Herald Advertising Application

 

Herald Advertising Application

Each semester the Herald accepts applications from students who want professional experience. Please fill out the application and hit submit. If you have any questions about the application process, contact the Herald’s Advertising Manager at herald.editor[at}wku.edu, herald.advertising[at]wku.edu, or 270.745.6285

WHAT IS THE COLLEGE HEIGHTS HERALD?

The College Heights Herald is a professional news organization operated by college students.Through a twice-weekly print edition, a continuously updated website at wkuherald.com, social media and apps for mobile devices, the Herald provides readers with accurate, fair and balanced articles that meet the highest professional standards. Founded in 1925, the Herald is the main source of WKU news and events for students, faculty, staff and alumni. It is recognized nationally as one of the top college news organizations. The Herald has won 15 national Pacemaker awards and five Gold Crown awards.

WHY WORK FOR THE HERALD?

Students who produce the Herald are honing skills that give them a competitive edge when entering the work place. They learn to gather information, write, edit, produce, photograph, sell and design. Most importantly, they learn to make judgments and decisions, and they learn to take responsibility for those decisions.

Advertising Staff Application

Form which students who want to work on the advertising staff fill out to apply.
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Degree You Are Seeking(Required)
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Working for the College Heights Herald requires a time commitment. While most staffers are paid, this is a job, and editors and managers will expect you to complete your assignments in a timely fashion. Please answer the following questions to help us determine how much time you can commit to the newspaper.
ADVERTISING POSITIONS(Required)
Positions and responsibilities change each semester depending on the needs and talents of the staff, but below are a general idea of the positions available. News and sports staffs are typically organized around beats, which require a greater time commitment, but they also offer general assignment positions. We're continually expanding our commitment to our digital front through a dedicated digital staff. This staff will provide 24/7 coverage of our campus and community and will work outside the typical print schedule.
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