The Link Volume 40 General Elections Are Coming Up

The Link will be running our general annual election on March 12 at 5 p.m., in our office located in room H-649 of the Hall Building (1455 de Maisonneuve W.).

Those interested must submit a one-page cover letter explaining why they think they’d be a good fit for the position they’re applying for. This letter must be submitted no later than March 5 at 5 p.m., along with a portfolio of three contributions to The Link. Those running for editor-in-chief must submit eight samples from at least three sections.

The letter must be posted on the poster board in the main room of our office. Interested candidates are encouraged to read the job description for the position they want before applying. Copies can be found in our main room.

To be eligible, students must have contributed four times to four separate issues. Any questions about the process can be directed to Miriam Lafontaine at editor@thelinknewspaper.ca.

Editor-in-Chief

Make the big calls and represent the paper. Through rain, snow and sleepless nights, you lead the troops of this publication to greatness.

Coordinating Editor

Direct the paper’s online content and stay on top of the news, fringe, sports and opinions production cycles. Conquer the Internet with a cunning social media strategy and innovative ideas for the treatment of our online articles.

Managing Editor

Journalism happens because deadlines are enforced. Oversee the paper’s print production, keep editors and staff on their game, and make sure the magazine comes out on time.

Current Affairs Editor

Put your magnifying glass to whatever is happening right now on campus and dig deeper. Curate in-depth features and give context to news here and around Montreal.

Two Co-News Editors

Direct the news production for our website. Get to know every inch of Concordia and its politics. Write breaking news, hold people accountable and chase the truth.

Opinions Editor

Separate the crazy from the coherent and put together one killer commentary section. Hunt down the strong debaters and columnists and give them a page to fill. Make sure that our columns—Sex Ed(itorial), Peoples’ History of Canada, and Don’t @ Me—are filled regularly.

Copy Editor

Keep articles out of synonym hell and catch the mistakes, big and small. Make the dull stories exciting and the exciting stories even better.

Fringe Arts Editor

Expose all that’s cool and underground in the Montreal art scene. From gallery openings to bands with three name changes, you’re the go-to person for what’s up-and-coming in Montreal’s art scene.

Fringe Arts Online

As the online, regular counterpart to the fringe arts editor, you tell Concordia what’s worth seeing and what to avoid. Review concerts, album releases and art collectives.

Sports Editor

Find the story behind the game. Give a voice to the athletes and highlight the great wins and tough times for all of Concordia’s teams.

Sports Online

Be the ultimate source of knowledge for all things Stingers. Fast stats, game recaps, video and podcast work are your wheelhouse.

Creative Director

Design the visual layout of the magazine. Lay it out, make it pretty and don’t be afraid to break the rules.

Photo Editor

Capture Concordia life. Snap photos of Stingers games, protests and everything in between. Manage a team of contributors and kill it on Photoshop.

Video Editor

Gather video every week for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and _The Link_’s website. Work with the coordinating editor to organize live sessions with bands, and capture on-the-spot news when it happens.

Graphics Editor

You’re the illustrator extraordinaire. Find a way to visualize the tough stories and the easy stories, with the help of some great contributors.

To be eligible, individuals must have contributed four times to four separate issues. Questions can be directed to editor@thelinknewspaper.ca.

Who’s eligible to apply and vote: Miriam Lafontaine, Savannah Stewart, Elaine Genest, Alexander Perez, Savanna Craig, Aysha White, Marissa Ramnanan, Dustin Kagan-Fleming, Ireland Compton, Victoria Lamas, Elisa Barbier, Olivier Cadotte, Samuel Boafo, Elias Grigoriadis, Erika Morris, Louis Pringle, John Ngala, Victor Depois, Louis Pringle, Maggie McCutcheon, Youmna El Halabi, Caitlin Yardley, RaguVarman Raguparan, Breea Kobernick and Wala Amara.

One contribution needed to apply and vote: April Tardif-Levesque, Abegail Ranaudo and Virginie Ann.

Two contributions needed to apply and vote: Nanor Froundjian, Sareema Husain, Adrien Congourdeau and Sarah Boumedda.

Three contributions needed to apply and vote: Nicholas Ward, Leah Fitzgerald, Eric Beaudoin, Caroline Marsh, Caroline Tran, David Earles, Jonathan Burello, Lena Seltzer, Marcus Bankuti, Sohaib Panwala, Sureya White, Taibat Adeyemi and Kayleigh Valentine.

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