The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

2021-22 Journalism Editors

Congrats new editors! Please read through the list of positions and job descriptions. These descriptions are just a framework. The EICs and I will work to move responsibilities to highlight strengths and interests of this amazing leadership team. This will be our first task when we return from break. I appreciate you all, and look forward to an incredible experience ahead.

– Eden

 

TKC 2021

 

Editors in Chief

Hayden Davidson, Megan Glasgow & Kate Schreiber

  • Oversees and leads TKC process (print, social media, web & DSI) and has final decision in all areas
  • Assesses current job descriptions and re-allocates responsibilities working with staff
  • Review and update Editorial Policy before next school year
  • Spokesperson for the program
  • Organizes and runs editorial board meetings
  • Oversees print production cycle

Editorial Board

Audrey Blaine, Hayden Davidson, Ava Duggin, Rachel Finan, Annie George, Megan Glasgow, De Lila Green, Maya Kim, Merry Schlarman, Kate Schreiber, Grace Marcus

Web Editors

Rachel Finan & Maya Kim, web editor

  • Oversees web production cycle while collaborating and reporting to EICs
  • Tracks and presents analytics
  • Helps print and social media staff with posting to web and other web-related activities
  • Emphasis on assisting staff in enhancing traditional print pieces to web
  • Oversees SNO badges 
  • Manages technical aspects of the website and creates and guides with interactive production
  • SNO Flow: quality control and web constant checking

 

Design Editor

Merry Schlarman

  • Oversees the creative design process
  • Makes templates for print and focuses on design constants for print and web
  • Design week: helping with spreads & pages at late nights as well as exporting pages
  • Reports directly to EICs

 

Assistant Design Editor

Morgan Hooker

  • Collaborates on cover concept
  • Makes templates for print and focuses on design constants for print and web
  • Design week: helping with spreads & pages at late nights as well as exporting pages
  • Helps construct ladder & keeps track of pages during late nights & helps review pages before export

 

Print Managing Editor

Grace Marcus

  • Oversees print production cycle while collaborating with EICs 
  • Helps construct ladder & keeps track of pages during late nights & helps review pages before export
  • Tracks print deadlines
  • Reports directly to EICs

Web Managing Editor

Ava Duggin

  • Tracks deadlines for web platforms
  • Tracks print deadlines & leads print story ideas
  • Tracks attendance during copy editing week at lunch
  • Tracks assignments and deadlines for web, web posting schedule for every print cycle, oversees web extensions

 

Visual Managing Editor

Audrey Blaine

  • Tracks deadlines for art and photo staff
  • Assists in guiding art/photo staffers during cycle
  • Emphasizes collaboration between visual staffers and writers during cycles
  • Finds visual inspiration and chooses visual of the week

 

Social media editors

Aine Bradley, Maddie Hickman & Kailey Shirrell

  • Leads social media staff and cycle
  • Creates and assigns production cycle for TKC five social media
  • Tracks social media deadlines as there will be daily posts on all five sm
  • Shares best social media practices once per cycle, check all social media posts for accuracy
  • Tracks and presents analytics
  • Assists in guiding social media staffers during cycle

 

Section editors

  • All section editors will work with their staff each cycle to produce timely and relevant content; responsible for splitting up staff (if applicable) between print, web and social media platforms and reviewing respective story ideas
  • Compiles or helps manage Best of SNO, Flipboard and compile contest entries

Mya Copeland & Nathan Sweeney, features and in-depth editors

  • Leads and plans in-depth each cycle

Sim Khanuja & Caroline Steidley, opinions editors

  • Leads Call editorial

Lila Shepard & Nicholas Whittington, news editors

  • Works closely with social media team for breaking news and focuses on news features for print
  • In charge of School Board and City Hall meeting schedule and attendance
  • Lead class DSI discussion, create DSI schedule and track DSI deadlines

Kinley Bokermann & Henry Chappell, sports editors

  • Oversees sports staff and sports content on print and web
  • Manage sports scores on website, loads team photos and scoreboards, coordinates live tweeting/coverage events
  • Oversees production of Turkey Day program

 

Art editors

Emma Frizzell, Laurel Seidenstricker & Kain Stobbe

  • Oversees and supports all artists
  • Leads art spread
  • Assigns art assignments each cycle
  • Ensures there will be an editorial cartoon for each Call Ed
  • Ensures an artist is in attendance each late night
  • Edit drafts before publishing

 

Photography & Video editors

Sophia Beckmann, Ella Davies, Annie George & De Lila Green

  • Oversees and supports all photojournalists
  • Assigns photo assignments including web gallery assignments each cycle
  • Leads photo spread
  • Web photo galleries (proper cropping, captioning, etc.)
  • In charge of photo closet and checking out visuals staffers
  • Helps teach new staffers how to edit and produce video content
  • Would love to see more collab with KHTV

 

Business & Public Relations editors

Margaret Holley & Harriett Krakovic

  • Oversees TKC budget
  • Tracks advertising sales, Patron Program and fundraisers
  • Billing, invoicing, mailings
  • Will revisit ad sales requirements for summer and present in May to new staff
    • All organization promotional and branding
    • Press releases
    • Organizes any events (middle school nights, Open House, Coffees) in which TKC is visible
    • Organizes distribution day
    • Newsletter

 

Pioneer 2021

 

Lucy Hockerman, Lainey Hogg & Edie Wheeler, Editors in Chief

  • Oversees entire process of the 2022 Pioneer process and production
  • Assesses current job descriptions and re-allocates responsibilities working with staff
  • Review and update Editorial Policy before next school year
  • Spokesperson for the program
  • Organizes and runs editorial board meetings 
  • Creates a ladder for book organization

 

 

Editorial Board

Hannah Banks, Kaitlyn Callaway, Louis Dell’Orco, Eilish Frissell, Claire Greisman, Lucy Hockerman, 

Lainey Hogg, Ben Peter, Kenady Solomon & Edie Wheeler

  • Meets weekly to discuss deadlines and works to maximize efficiency

 

Hannah Banks & Kenady Solomon, Managing Editors

  • Tracks deadlines, spreads sent, updates the ladder
  • Assists EICs and takes anything off their plate to simplify their life and keep them sane
  • Collaborate with EICs to help develop concept/theme spreads

 

Eilish Frissell & Ben Peter, Proofs Editors

  • Tracks proofs in and out
  • Assists EICs to help develop concept/theme spreads
  • Edit, correct and submit proofs
  • Theme and concept spreads: dividers, title/parting, colophon

 

Staff Editors

Louis Dell’Orco, Senior Design Editor

Cece Kuthies & Amanda Ralston, Design Editors

  • Teaches design staff best practices of design
  • Organize, set deadlines for and lead the design staff
  • Helps overhauls spreads needing overhauling
  • Creates infographics and mods to be used throughout book

Claire Griesman, Senior Writing Editor

Noah Ferkel, Avery Oppermann & Kate Peck, Writing Editors

  • Organize, set deadlines for and lead the writing staff
  • Teaches writing staff best practices of journalistic writing
  • Assists senior writing editor, edits all copy

Hannah Moore, Abby Paul & Nina Teckman,  Photography Editors

  • Organize, set deadlines for and lead the photography staff
  • Teaches photography staff best practices of photojournalism
  • In charge of photo closet and checking out visuals staffers

Kaitlyn Callaway, Senior Video Editor

Kate Bergman, Video Editor

  • Organize, set deadlines for and lead the video staff
  • Works alongside photog staff to acquire video footage from photographers
  • In charge of all video content that goes into the yearbook

 

Section Editors

Sophie Howell & Ellie Ploszay, Coverage & Index Editors

  • Oversee working index throughout the year
  • Designs and compiles index
  • Revamp Hit List system to better track coverage and include more students

Emme Bailey & Cece Bartin, Sections Editors

  • Will work with the Editorial Board to create design templates for people, reference and tributes 
  • Will oversee the team to design and help compile extra coverage for people, reference and tributes

 

Strategic Communications (Sales, marketing, digital communications)

Melina Fioretti & Georgia Holliday, Business Editors 

  • Oversees books sales, Senior Tribute sales, fundraisers, Pioneer Angels, promotions, branding
  • Organizes events, press releases, bi-weekly newsletter, promotions
  • Maintains website
  • Contest organization and compilation

Will Huster & Ella LeGear, Social Media Editors

  • Organizes and tracks social media posts for coverage in academics, club, student life and sports
  • Organizes and tracks social media posts for marketing
  • Will plan and track posts, creating a workflow process to ensure accuracy. Social team will post daily to: Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Tik Tok & Twitter

The below organization will now fall under the responsibilities of the Editorial Board

, Reference Editors

  • Designs and compiles Fall, Winter & Spring sports as well as Club Reference section

, People Editors

  • Organize, gather content and design people section
  • After section completion will help design index

, Senior Tribute Editor

  • Designs and compiles Senior Tribute section
  • Works with business staff
  • Will assist Proofs team once section is submitted
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