Call for Applications: Multimedia Editor and Review Editor

Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society is currently looking to bring two new editors to our current editorial team: Multimedia Editor and Review Editor.

Multimedia Editor: The Multimedia Editor serves as the chief decision-maker for the technical and stylistic use of video, audio, and other means of persuasive presentation. As a member of the editorial staff, this person will assist in production tasks, such as preparing manuscripts for publication, and some first-line review tasks. This position will also participate in online editorial meetings, and be a voting member of Present Tense.

Review Editor: The Review Editor serves as the contact person for all book and program reviews. This person is in charge of all communication with review writers and performs developmental editing activities, assisting reviews through toward publication. This person will also receive and send review books through the mail, as necessary, copyedit reviews, participate in online editorial meetings, and be a voting member of Present Tense.

To apply for either position, please send 1) a brief letter of application (no more than 600 words) to the Editors at Present Tense, and 2) a current CV in one PDF to with the title of the position as the subject line. Applicants applying to both positions should send two emails. Both graduate students and faculty are welcome to apply. Applications are due 12/15/2016. -UPDATE: APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED-

Present Tense is particularly committed to increasing the diversity of individuals representing our Editorial Board. Individuals from underrepresented groups and who bring diverse experiences and perspectives are strongly encouraged to apply.

Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society is a peer-reviewed, blind-refereed, online journal dedicated to exploring contemporary social, cultural, political and economic issues through a rhetorical lens. In addition to examining these subjects as found in written, oral and visual texts, we wish to provide a forum for calls to action in academia, education and national policy. Seeking to address current or presently unfolding issues, we publish short articles ranging from 2,000 to 2,500 words, the length of a conference paper.

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