Weekly print schedule
January 12, 2014
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Note: Section staff meetings are to be held at times determined by the section editor. These meetings must be held before Editorial Board meeting for the following week’s issue.
8 p.m. — Weekly Editorial Board meeting
7 a.m. — DISTRIBUTION: The Orion arrives on campus
Each person assigned for this week will meet at 7 a.m. in the outdoor Plumas Hall courtyard to distribute papers. (Staff members are required to do this twice a semester.)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. — Tabling done by Editorial Board members at The Gauntlet.
4 – 5:20 p.m. — Critique
TBA — Section editors receive stories from staff writers. Deadline to be determined by each editor.
5 p.m. – Big 6 (Orion management group) meeting
7 p.m. — Section editors send drafts of stories that need illustration to Art Director to be sent to illustrators.
TBA — Section editors meet with staff writers to go over revisions.
TBA — B-section designer meets with Sports and Features editors to discuss design.
5 p.m. — Opinion, Sports and Features section editors send stories to copy editors. Any available (non-breaking) stories from News section due to copy editor.
5 p.m. — Art Director sends print order to printer.
8 p.m. — Photo deadline with cutline information saved in Photoshop info.
1 p.m. — Stories due from copy editor to Chief Copy Editor (all sections).
5 p.m. — Late stories from News due from section editor to copy editor.
10 p.m. — Illustrations completed and sent to Art Director.
MIDNIGHT — Sports front cover design deadline
9 a.m. — Opinion, Sports and Features stories approve by Chief Copy Editor and ready for cover design team.
NOON — Late News section stories due from copy editor to Chief Copy Editor.
2 p.m. — Features front cover design deadline.
2 p.m. — Opinion, Sports and Features copy editors begin interior page layout.
6 p.m. — News stories approved by Chief Copy Editor. Early stages of News design layout begins.
MIDNIGHT — Page layout for Opinion, Sports and Features due. Design checklist must be filled out and attached to flat.
7 a.m. — Editor-in-Chief and Chief Copy Editor review Opinion, Sports and Features sections.
3 p.m. — Deadline for copy editors to proof flats for Opinion, Sports and Features.
6 p.m. — Photo Editor color corrects all editorial pages.
7 p.m. — Features reviewed and checked off by Art Director.
8 p.m. — Sports reviewed and checked off by Art Director.
10 p.m. — News section layouts due. Design checklist must be filed out and attached to flat.
7 a.m. — Editor-in-Chief and Chief Copy Editor review News section.
2 p.m. — Deadline for copy editors to proof News flats.
2 p.m. — Photo Editor color corrects all editorial pages.
3 p.m. — News checked off by Art Director.
4 p.m. — Art Director PDFs all sections.
5 p.m. — PDFs sent to printer.
8 p.m. — Editorial Board meets to discuss next week’s paper.
And it all begins again…