Student Media of Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri

Lindenlink

Student Media of Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri

Lindenlink

Student Media of Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri

Lindenlink

Get involved

Being a part of the Lindenlink staff provides hands-on experience to prepare not only for a career in journalism, but in a variety of fields.  Lindenlink alumni have worked and interned in media organizations across the country and internationally, as well as other institutions, including:

  • CNN
  • St. Louis Public Radio
  • St. Louis Blues
  • St. Louis Cardinals
  • Money Magazine
  • KMOV

Working with other students to create content for Lindenlink and Link magazine, students can develop their skills in a collaborative work environment with flexible hours.  We seek a diverse staff, and students of all majors are welcome to apply.  

We are not actively hiring for all positions right now.  Student worker positions may be available. Please email [email protected] about opportunities for fall 2020.  

If you are interested in applying, please fill out this short form.

Reporters

  • Duties:  Cover stories assigned by editors as available
  • Recommended Skills: 
    • Reporting/Interviewing
    • Photography
    • Videography

Photographers/videographers

  • Duties: Take photos or videos as available
  • Recommended Skills: 
    • Reporting/interviewing
    • Photography
    • Videography

Photo and video editor

  • Required: Photojournalism (COM 225) or demonstrated photo or video experience
  • Duties: 
    • Shoot photos and videos to accompany stories.  
    • Manage photographers and videographers
    • Edit photos and videos.   
    • Work with other staff and editors to produce Lindenlink and Link magazine.  
  • Required Skills: 
    • Reporting/interviewing
    • Organization
    • Photography
    • Videography
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Video editing
  • Recommended Skills: 
    • Social media
    • Graphic design (Illustrator, InDesign)
    • WordPress

Culture editor

  • Required: Basic Reporting (COM 242) or demonstrated journalism experience
  • Duties:
    • Plan weekly culture coverage and communicate with reporters about assignments.  
    • Edit culture stories and cover culture content, as well as other content as needed.  
    • Manage culture reporters and photographers.  
    • Work to improve the culture section and maintain it as a relevant and engaging source of news.  
    • Work with other staff and editors to produce Lindenlink and Link magazine.  
    • Be responsible for editor-of-the-day duties at least one weekday each week and two weekend days per month.  
  • Required Skills: 
    • Reporting/interviewing
    • Organization
    • Writing
  • Recommended Skills: 
    • Social media
    • Graphic design (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
    • Photography
    • Videography
    • WordPress

Sports Editor

  • Required: Basic Reporting (COM 242) or demonstrated journalism experience.  
  • Duties:
    • Plan weekly sports coverage and communicate with reporters about assignments.  
    • Edit sports stories and cover sports content, as well as other content as needed.  
    • Manage sports reporters and photographers.  
    • Work to improve the sports section and maintain it as a relevant and engaging source of news.  
    • Work with other staff and editors to produce Lindenlink and Link magazine.  
    • Be responsible for editor-of-the-day duties at least one weekday each week and two weekend days per month.  
  • Required Skills: 
    • Reporting/interviewing
    • Organization
    • Writing
  • Recommended Skills: 
    • Social media
    • Graphic design (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
    • Photography
    • Videography
    • WordPress

News Editor

  • Required: Basic Reporting (COM 242) or demonstrated journalism experience
  • Duties:
    • Plan weekly news coverage and communicate with reporters about assignments.  
    • Edit news stories and cover news content, as well as other content as needed.  
    • Manage news reporters and photographers.  
    • Work to improve the news section and maintain it as a relevant and engaging source of news.   
    • Work with other staff and editors to produce Lindenlink and Link magazine.  
    • Be responsible for editor-of-the-day duties at least one weekday each week and two weekend days per month.  
  • Required Skills: 
    • Reporting/interviewing
    • Organization
    • Writing
  • Recommended Skills: 
    • Social media
    • Graphic design (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
    • Photography
    • Videography
    • WordPress

Community relations/social media

Lindenlink is seeking people who can help with any of the following duties:

  • Formulate and execute social media strategy to promote Lindenlink content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other platforms
  • Maintain and promote a professional, trustworthy, and engaging public image for Lindenlink and Link magazine. 
  • Create press releases and help conduct appropriate public relations strategy as needed.  
  • Sell advertisements.

Also, candidates applying for other positions will be looked at favorably if they have experience in the area of social media/advertising/public relations.  

Editor-in-chief 

  • Required: Advanced Reporting (COM 306) or demonstrated leadership or journalism experience 
  • Duties: 
    • Ultimately responsible for the publication
    • Write and edit stories and take photos and videos as needed.  
    • Lead weekly meetings to determine coverage and make decisions about Lindenlink
    • Manage section editors
    • Recruit staff and volunteers
    • Work with other staff and editors to produce Lindenlink and Link magazine.  
    • Be responsible for editor-of-the-day duties at least one weekday each week and two weekend days per month.  
  • Required Skills: 
    • Reporting/interviewing
    • Writing
    • Leadership
    • Management
    • Organization
  • Recommended Skills: 
    • Social media
    • Graphic design  (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
    • Photography
    • Videography
    • WordPress

Other ways to get involved

  • Submit an opinion article or write about your experiences  
  • Readers can also give us story tips and participate in surveys and Lindenlink events. Follow us on social media to stay in the loop.