The Kirkwood Call

2019-20 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 2019-2020

Editor in Chief

Megan Cleveland, Charlotte Heinrich, Emma Lingo & Maddie Meyers

  • 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
    • Revamp DSI system to implement in 2019-20
    • Plan for unmanned sections (parsnip, entertainment, politics, business)
    • Organizes and runs editorial board meetings

Editorial Board

Jack Anderson, Sophie Chappell, Megan Cleveland, Wolfie Frick, Malcia Greene, Charlotte Heinrich, Liam Jackson, Grace Klebe, Emma Lingo, Maddie Meyers, Ally Ortmann, Thora Pearson, Ethan Peter, Benji Wilton

Design Editor

Wolfie Frick

  • Makes templates for print and focuses on design constants for print and web
  • Design week: helping with spreads & pages at late nights to cover pages with design staff
  • Reports directly to EICs

Associate Editors

Malcia Greene, Liam Jackson & Ally Ortmann

  • Collaborates with editors on special projects.
  • Contests
  • Reports directly to EICs as assignments and projects approved by EICs

Print Editors

Benji Wilton, print editor

  • Oversees print production cycle while collaborating and reporting to EICs
  • Helps construct ladder & keeps track of pages during late nights & helps review pages before export

Grace Klebe, print managing editor

  • Tracks print deadlines & leads print story ideas
  • Tracks attendance during copy editing week at lunch
  • In charge of School Board and City Hall meeting schedule and attendance

Web Editors

Ethan Peter, web editor

  • Oversees web production cycle while collaborating and reporting to EICs
  • Tracks assignments, deadlines, web posting schedule for every print cycle, oversees web extensions

Sophie Chappell, web managing editor

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

Social media editors

Genevieve Francois & Louis Garr, social media editors

  • Leads social media staff and cycle
  • Creates and assigns production cycle for TKC four social media
  • Tracks social media deadlines as there will be daily posts on all four sm
  • Shares best social media practices once per cycle, check all social media posts for accuracy

Lydia Cohen, social media managing editor

  • Tracks and presents analytics and deadlines
  • 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 assisting associate editors in compiling contest entries

Jack Anderson, Amara Harper & Amelia Hurley, features and in-depth editors

Molly Higgins, opinions editor

  • Leads Call editorial

Grace Fearheiley, health & wellness editor

  • Maintains web and print presence of health and wellness material; checks in with counselors monthly

Ryleigh Palmer, news editor

  • Works closely with social media team for breaking news and focuses on news features for print

Tom Mueller, sports editor

  • Manage sports scores on website & TKC Gameday

Copy editors

Catherine Butler & Kiden Smith

  • All copy editors should present 1-2 AP Style lessons per cycle
  • Fact check and quote check stories
  • Constantly check accuracy of all content including social media, visuals, web and print
  • Assist in headline and design creation

Continue to publish content

Visual Managing Editor

Thora Pearson

  • Tracks deadlines for art and photo staff
  • Assists in guiding art/photo staffers during cycle
  • Works toward merging visual staffers with writers during cycles

Art editors

Tatum Shore-Fitzgerald & Cate McCandless, art editors

  • Oversees and supports all artists
  • Assigns and tracks art assignments (including art requirements each cycle)
  • Ensures there will be an editorial cartoon for each Call Ed
  • Ensures an artist is in attendance each late night

Photography editors

Kelly Cochran & Julia Knoll, photography editors

  • Oversees and supports all photojournalists
  • Assigns and tracks photo assignments including web gallery assignments each cycle
  • Takes lead on photo spread
  • Web photo galleries (proper cropping, captioning, etc.)
  • In charge of photo closet and checking out visuals staffers

Video editor

Julia Smotkin

  • Oversees video assignments and production
  • Will work with KHTV to help bridge gap between programs
  • Helps teach new staffers how to edit and produce video content

Assistant Video editor

Mia Alexander

  • Assists in overseeing video assignments and production
  • Will work with Julia and KHTV to help bridge gap between programs
  • Helps teach new staffers how to edit and produce video content

Business & Public Relations editors

Jonathan Munroe & Naomi Thomson

  • 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

Archives editor

Celia Bergman

  • Sorts and secures archives
  • Finds content to release via sm, web and print to showcase TKC and KHS history

Voices of Kirkwood editors

Lily Bartin & Meg Murphy

  • Organizes VOK for social media and web
  • Could introduce VOK page in print, resurrect Verbatim, Soundoff Section

 

Pioneer 2019-2020

Madeleine Bartin, Lindsay Kocher, Natalie Sweesy & Emma Wright, Editors in Chief

  • Oversees entire process of the 2019 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

Editorial Board

Madeleine Bartin, Anaka Bretzke, Anna Carmody, Lindsay Kocher, Reese Pennington, Sydney Sutter , Natalie Sweesy, Brigid Van Rees, Hadley Weyerich, Grace Williams, Matthew Wilton, Charlotte Witt, Emma Wright

Managing and Proofs Editors

Anna Carmody, Reese Pennington & Charlotte Witt

  • Tracks deadlines, spreads sent; proofs in and out
  • 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
  • Help edit, correct and submit proofs

Staff Editors

Audrey Scheer, Sydney Sutter & Matthew Wilton, Design Editors

  • Organize, set deadlines for and lead the design staff

Grace Williams, Senior Writing Editor

  • Organize, set deadlines for and lead the writing staff

Ethan Bassham, Matthew Connelly, Julia Frankel & Zach Millenbruck, Writing Editors

  • Assists senior writing editor, edits all copy

Brigid Van Rees, Senior Photo and Video Editor

  • Organize, set deadlines for and lead the photo staff

Ally Gooden, Riley Hogan & Ainsley Wade, Photography Editors

  • Assists senior photo editor
  • In charge of photo closet and checking out visuals staffers

Section Editors

Sarah Hickenbotham & Sydney Kirsch, Coverage & Index Editors

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

Catherine Bettag, Nicholas Clark, Allison Geeting, Reference Editors

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

Kylie Buening, Sarah Cowan & Maria Paul, People Editors

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

Ander Clark, Senior Tribute Editor

  • Designs and compiles Senior Tribute section
  • Works with business staff

Business, Strategic Communications, Social Media & Web

Luke Bernsen, Anaka Bretzke & Hadley Weyerich, Business Editors

  • Oversees books sales, senior tribute sales, fundraisers, Pioneer Angels, promotions, branding

Lily Goessling & Sarah Thaman, Public Relations Editors

  • Organizes events, press releases, bi-weekly newsletter, promotions, branding, website, contest organization and compilation

Sophie Harre & Abbey Siegel, Social Media Editors

  • Organizes and tracks social media posts for both coverage and promotion
Kirkwood High School student newspaper
2019-20 Journalism Editors