FHCI - The Golden Falcon

Forest Hill Collegiate Institute’s Official Online Newspaper

Application: Join The Golden Falcon

MEETING IN SEPTEMBER 2017 FOR INTERESTED APPLICANTS. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR NAME BELOW. FOR THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY SUBMITTED THEIR NAME BELOW, YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL IN SEPTEMBER 2017.

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Interested in contributing content or being an editor for The 2017/2018 Golden Falcon Newspaper?

APPLICATION: GOLDEN FALCON

We are looking for enthusiastic new contributors/editors to write interesting stories and articles that showcase what Forest Hill is all about.

The Golden Falcon is run by and for the students of Forest Hill Collegiate Institute. It publishes reviews, photos, opinions, videos, interviews, news, artwork, and podcasts that represent life at FHCI. The Golden Falcon aims to provide a voice for all students.

POSITIONS:

EDITORS: (Grades 10, 11, 12)

Promotional Editors:

  • Create posters that will be put up around the school
  • Promote website and social media accounts
  • Create announcements for new releases 
  • Continually post content to social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram)
  • General editor for The Golden Falcon, work with other editors to manage website content
  • Help manage website content and give ideas to contributors

Associate Editors: (General Editor) (NEW)

  • Brainstorm ideas with contributors and editors for new sections, articles and website content
  • Responsible for the timely production of the newspaper
  • Should be Skillful managers, editors, and leaders
  • Read all articles before each release to ensure they meet the standards of The Golden Falcon

Social Issues Editors:

  • Stay up to date with current events, write about social issues that interest you
  • Manage social issues (Law and Politics Corner) section of website
  • General editor for The Golden Falcon, work with other editors to manage website content
  • Help contributors with social issue ideas for their articles
  • Will oversee the editorial page(s) of the paper

  • Content that may interest you includes: US politics, Canadian or World politics, history, current events, literature and art, issues in society, etc.

Copy Editors: 

  • Proofread all articles when received from email for spelling, punctuation  and grammatical errors
  • Give ideas and encourage contributors at meetings
  • General editor for The Golden Falcon, work with other editors to manage website content
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Make sure that all content is written according to newspaper style and specifications

Technology & Creative Design Editors:

  • Work and edit layout (colours, fonts, etc.) of content on the website
  • Design article format on website, and publish website regularly with new content
  • Publish all stories and articles to the website
  • General editor for The Golden Falcon, work with other editors to manage website content
  • Publish social media promotional content on Facebook and Instagram

Photography Editors: (NEW)

  • Responsible for shooting requested photographs for each issue
  • Attend different school events to take photos for the website
  • Demonstrated ability in using digital camera
  • Responsible for overseeing all photography that appears in the newspaper
  • Manage parts of Humans of FHCI section and Humans of FHCI social media accounts

Secretary:

  • Put up posters around the school and promote website
  • Work closely with the contributors to come up with new ideas
  • Record Golden Falcon important meeting information (article & contributor information)

CONTRIBUTOR: (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

  • Create and write articles that interest YOU
  • Learn valuable writing and communication skills
  • Write articles in movies, editorials/opinion pieces, social issues, Humans of FHCI, reviews, art & literature, entertainment, quizzes, events, videos, law and politics, clubs, and much more
MEETING IN SEPTEMBER 2017 FOR INTERESTED APPLICANTS. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR NAME BELOW. FOR THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY SUBMITTED THEIR NAME BELOW, YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL IN SEPTEMBER 2017

Are you interested in becoming an editor or contributor for next year? Leave your name and email below to receive the application and important information about meetings for interested editors and contributors.