Apply For Fresh Ink's Editorial Board

10/06/2016 - 8:00am
Applications for our inaugural board are due October 31.

Join the diverse leadership of Fresh Ink for Teens. Fotolia 

Fresh Ink for Teens (FIT) is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Editorial Board. This select group of creative and responsible high school students will work closely with the editor on developing new content for the website and on recruiting writers. Members of the editorial board will gain professional journalism experience and exposure to an international audience of readers. 

The Editorial Board will be tasked with coming up with timely topics for writers to pursue, related to Jewish holidays, high school programming, current events, milestones in teenagers lives, and more. The board and editor will hold virtual meetings and will be in regular contact through a closed Facebook group.

Members of the board will reflect the diversity of the Jewish teen community and should be outside-of-the-box thinkers who feel passionate about their opinions and expressing them through writing.

FIT is a showcase for Jewish teens to publish their original writing, poetry and artwork. FIT covers all topics, such as family, sports, college, and activism, all through a Jewish lens. It’s a project of the Jewish Week Media Group based in New York City and participation is open to all Jewish high school-aged students, no geographic restrictions. 

 

Requirements:

-Identify as Jewish- Be enrolled in high school or equivalent home-schooling program 

 

Responsibilities Include:

- Writing a minimum of two  articles during the 2016-2017 academic year

- Participating in Editorial Board meetings and discussions

- Sharing FIT content on personal social media outlets

- Acting as a FIT ambassador by promoting the website and recruiting new writers

 

Benefits:

- A respected credential on your high school resume

- Practical journalism and writing experience

- Developing a relationship with FIT affiliates, The Jewish Week and The Times of Israel 

 

Have questions? Contact us at freshinkforteens@jewishweek.org

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