Description of Role
Contact members of the actual press in their local area. Asking them to cover the weekend program, give advice on organizing the newspaper, or providing additional leadership for newspaper.
Be able to assign correspondents and photographers to gather information
Make sure that the following Newspaper are published:
Friday Lunch: Welcome to Augusta, Bills and Topics to watch for weekend
Friday Night: Committees, Youth Governor, Opening Sessions
Saturday Night: Candidates, Floor debate, weekend events
Sunday Luch: New Governor, weekend wrap up
Attend the Leadership Training Session on Thursday
Work to develop the layout, and look of this years newspaper.
Assigning correspondents stories
Telling the photographer what pictures to get
Dividing up the tasks to get the newspaper done (writing, editing, typing, coping etc.)
Edit stories to make sure they are appropriate and get the message you want across.
Manage Twitter and Facebook information for the weekend
BEFORE YOU COME TO AUGUSTA
Attend the Leadership Session:
MUST ATTEND LEADERSHIP SESSION, information about the session will be mailed to you prior to the event.
Scripts or additional Information:
Review sections about Editor’s Responsibilities
Review sections about Writing Articles, and learning how to
Write articles for Paper.