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Become an Editor or Committee Member of The Spark Newspaper

RUSUs Activities Officer Charlotte O’Leary has now opened Committee Applications for the Reading University on-campus media stream committees. In the Stephen Laurence Media Centre (just behind 3Sixty) you will find the Junction11 Radio Studio, The Spark Newsroom and the RUON TV Editing Suite.

The Spark Newspaper

There are 38 different positions available, each role description can be read by downloaded a word document here. The document also tells you what sort of training you can expect by joining each media stream as a committee member. Applications are open until 12th February 2018. All interviews will take place in week 7. Successful candidates will be required to attend a training day on 10th March 2018 at RUSU.

Those joining the Spark Newspaper will be expected to shadow the current team during week 9 before taking over as the new committee in the third term.

To apply for a role please fill out the following application form: https://www.rusu.co.uk/surveys/76/


Available Roles Include:

The Spark Newspaper

  • Print Editor
  • Deputy Editor
  • Sub Editors x 2
  • News Editor
  • Entertainment Editor
  • Lifestyle Editor
  • Sports Editor
  • Lead Designer
  • Secretary & Socials
  • Head of Marketing and Distribution
  • Head of Photography

The Spark Online

  • Head of Web
  • Digital News Editor
  • Digital Entertainment Editor
  • Digital Lifestyle Editor
  • Digital Sports Editor
  • Secretary & Socials
  • Social Media Coordinator

Junction11 Radio

  • Station Manager
  • Studio Manager
  • Secretary & Socials
  • Treasurer
  • Head of Training
  • Head of Music
  • Head of News
  • Head of Marketing
  • Head of Events
  • Head of Production
  • Head of Tech


  • Station Manager (Filming)
  • Station Manager (Editing)
  • Campus News Show Coordinator
  • Head of Lifestyle
  • Head of Entertainment
  • Head of Sports
  • Secretary + Socials
  • Treasurer

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