Mace & Crown

Providing Student News to Old Dominion University Since 1930

Mace & Crown

Mace & Crown


The Mace and Crown hires in the middle of Spring and Fall semesters, for the sequential semester. Positions are paid by stipend and require minimum of 10 hours of work per week. All positions require availability during 12:30-1:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.


Hiring for the Fall 2022 – Spring 2023 Academic Year


News Editor

        Specific Duties:

  1. Responsible for the recruitment and development of new writers, and following up with writers’ progress throughout the week. Ensure beneficial leads each week.
  2. Responsible for uploading stories of their section to the news organization’s website
  3. Responsible for making sure at least one story under their section is published per week while classes are in session
  4. Must be available to answer questions or messages from other editors, interviewees, and contributing and Staff Writers/Photographers within a reasonable time frame that does not impede on the production schedule 
  5. Must manage and set deadlines for their assistant editor and any staff or contributing writers under their supervision, as well as communicate regularly with them
  6. May perform basic layout of the news section in addition to these tasks
  7. Before each article/magazine is sent to the printers or published the News Editor is required to look over their section and approve it to be published/printed
  8. Responsible for keeping four (4) weekly office hours in addition to being present at all meetings


Please apply by emailing your work portfolio and resume to [email protected]


Application Deadline is September 10.