Africa Agenda wants to take its mission further. In 2018 we have several programs planned which include a quarterly bloggers conference, the launch of a critical news analysis website, an Africa summit in Denver and student internships.
To support this mission:
The editor will edit all incoming content for clarity and provide focus to comply with the organization's mission. We are looking for someone who is innovative, passionate about the African continent, and can lead a newsroom. The editor will be required to attend/lead weekly editorial meetings on Tuesdays, from 5 to 6 p.m. at our office inside the Posner Center in Denver. Typical editorial duties include writing headlines, developing storyboards, fact checking, liaising with writers, helping put stories in context, and provide substantive feedback to Africa Agenda contributors. Applicants should have familiarity, if not, have an interest in the broader issues related to the delivery of the news in the age of social media. Knowledge of WordPress or CMS would be helpful. Familiarity or knowledge of AP style is a must. This volunteer position requires a minimum commitment 6 months to start.
- Copy Writing / Copy Editing
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- 3-4 hours/week
- Attendance at weekly editorial meetings, Tuesdays, 5-6pm