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EDITOR
Exercises authority over all aspects of the magazine's production, design, photography, editing and writing. Coordinates the editors, designers, photographers, writers and production personnel at LSU Graphic Services to produce four complete magazines according to the production schedule developed by the administration of Student Media, as well as an ongoing website, lsulegacymag.com. Sets policy for the magazine. Acts as liaison to campus and community. Allocates the pay of freelancers. Works closely with adviser on all aspects of writing, editing, production and planning of Legacy. Works with adviser and Student Media staff to monitor budget, sign payroll, and determine freelance pay. Works with adviser to conduct comprehensive training sessions for students and will attend all training sessions. Will attend managers board meetings.

MANAGING EDITOR
Exercises authority over the writers, photographers, and the copy editor. See sthat editorial copy is produced according to the policies and deadline schedule developed by the editor. Assists the copy editor in proofing stories. Will attend all training sessions.

DESIGN EDITOR
Coordinates the design of the magazine with the editor and the managing editor. Exercisse authority over the senior and junior designers. Produces digital files ready for LSU Graphic Services on the deadline schedule developed by the editor. Coordinates prepress processes with LSU Graphic Services; responds promptly to Graphic Services' needs. Will attend all training sessions.

COPY EDITOR
Edits and corrects all grammatical, spelling and style mistakes in accordance with AP style. Assists the editor and managing editor to ensure there are no mistakes in the text of the magazine. Revises copy as assigned by editor and managing editor for readability. Works according to the policies and deadline schedule developed by the editor. Will attend all training sessions.

WRITER
Pursues stories as assigned by the editor or the managing editor according to the angle and direction set forth by the editors. Completes quality stories according to the deadline schedule developed by the editor. Will attend all training sessions.

PHOTOGRAPHER
Accompanies writers on story assignments; takes photos as assigned by the editor and managing editor according to the deadline schedule developed by the editor. Will attend all training sessions.

DESIGNER
Produces page designs and layouts as assigned by the design editor and the editor. Meets deadlines. Will attend all training sessions.