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Call for Applications - Latinitas Youth Editorial Advisory Board

Wanna get published, have your voice heard and become a part of a magazine team?  LatinitasMagazine.com is the first digital magazine by and for Latina youth. Latinitas is a dedicated to being a strong voice for young Latinas, telling the stories of our community and serving as a forum for self-expression. This national award-winning online magazine is currently recruiting female teens to serve as magazine writers and editors of our on-line magazine. From quinces to fashion, advice to volunteering, college to mentoring, dating to entertainment, and wellness to culture, Latinitas focuses on topics related to being a Latina teen today with a Latina power theme. Young Latinas (ages 13-21) who are interested in developing their writing and multimedia skills and getting published in LatinitasMagazine.com are invited to apply.

The Latinitas Youth Editorial Advisory Board is a group of young writers ages 13-21 who assist with writing articles for our magazine, blogging, participating in our online community (www.MyLatinitas.com) and providing feedback on the direction of the magazine.

REQUIREMENTS
-Make a one-year commitment (term runs September 2011 through August 2012)
-Commit 2-4 hours per month minimum
-Submit a feature story once a quarter (at least 4 per year)
-Submit monthly blogs on mylatinitas.com (at least 12 per year & more submissions are welcome)
-Participate in monthly surveys on mylatinitas.com to give us ideas for future topics
-Actively participate in our online community (post comments, respond to forum questions)
-Participate in at least two conference calls or skype calls with the Latinitas team per year

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:
-Assist with editing the work of peers
-Create multimedia projects for mylatinitas (videos, podcasts, photo essays, slideshows)
-Conduct interviews and gather quotes for feature stories
-Write advice columns
-Participate in writing contests
-Provide feedback on story ideas

Youth writers are selected through an application process. If you are interested in a career in media or journalism, want to build your writing skills, want to make a difference and want to get published, then this is the perfect opportunity for you. To apply, complete our online application here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8WBTJCT

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