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Be A Staff Writer For Bwog!

Yesterday we told you about why you should be a daily editor, and today we’ll tell you why should become a staff writer.

While daily editors keep us running like a well-oiled machine, it is the humble staff writer who in fact forms the backbone of Bwog’s vast media empire. Each writer is like the glacial headwaters of a stream of content, and gathered in legions these streams join together to form the mighty river of serious news, comedic articles, and absurdist nonsense that we pour forth into the digital sea.

The staff writer’s role is simply to attend weekly meetings in Lerner, write at least ten articles per semester (or more, if you’re feeling yourself), and contribute our creative discussions in Slack and on email. We don’t divy our writers up into specific departments focusing on particular types of content– you can write pretty much whatever you want (though if you want to focus on a certain area, feel free to email an editor).

To become a staff writer (which, again, you totally should!), just fill out the application below and email it to by 11:59 PM on Friday, September 13th in a PDF titled “[your first name] app”. For more information, come to our open meeting on Sunday, September 8th (aka tomorrow) at 9 PM in Lerner 510!

Staff Writer application:

About Bwog:

  • What do you think Bwog is?
  • Tell us about one Bwog post you liked, one post you didn’t like, and why for both.
  • Come up with three sample post ideas that you would like to see on Bwog.
  • Draw Bwog.

About you:

  • Why do you want to join Bwog?
  • You’re taking Bwog out on a date! What would you do? Where would you go?
  • What aspects of Columbia might you be interested in writing about?
  • In which Columbia building or business near campus would you want to spend twelve hours?

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  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Can I apply if I’m a straight white male?

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