Attends weekly editorial board meetings. Keeps board informed of athletic news.
Assigns reporters to accurately and adequately cover VSU minor and major sports, intramurals and other athletic events.
Maintains own sports calendar. At the start of each semester, rounds up all rosters and home phone numbers of all coaches for all teams. Checks with all sources to assure coverage is comprehensive, on time and accurate.
Prepares sports budget, including art and graphics assignments.
Designs and paginates sports pages and has primary responsibility for writing heads and cutlines.
Edits all sports copy, working with reporters on rewrites as necessary.