Nevada Student Media Advisory Board

Purpose of the NEVADA STUDENT MEDIA ADVISORY BOARD

The purpose of the Student Media Advisory Board at the University of Nevada, Reno is to assist the Student Media in the effective and professional conduct of their operations and to advocate for their interests and well-being. The authority of the Board is derived from the Associated Student of the University of Nevada (ASUN). Student Media, as defined herein, are any publications (print, digital or electronic) or broadcast media that meet the following criteria:

  1. Content or programming is primarily the product of student effort and is controlled by a student editor or manager;
  2. In content, mission, and employment of student staff, the activity unmistakably serves the University of Nevada, Reno community; and
  3. The Associated Students of the University of Nevada is the designated fiduciary agent.

This statement describes the organization of the Board and the scope of the activities it may undertake to fulfill its responsibilities. The Student Media Advisory Board shall establish a definite course of action for the operations of the Nevada Student Media. The official Nevada Student Media shall be:

  1. The Nevada Sagebrush
  2. Insight Magazine
  3. Brushfire Literary Journal
  4. Wolf Pack Radio  

The Editors and Managers are responsible for all aspects of their respective Nevada student media, including management, staff, strategic direction, and budget. The newly elected editors or manager are expected to improve and grow the student media in some way thus, candidates must show the Selection Committee how they will accomplish that. Candidates are expected to give a ten-minute presentation followed by questions from the selection committee on the afternoon of Friday, April 4th in JCSU room 320. Presentation times will be set prior to the interview. This presentation should outline your experience and of your vision of your respected student media.

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