Apply Now to Become a DECA Direct Reporter
DECA Inc. is seeking talented members to become DECA Direct Reporters for the 2019-2020 academic year.
This is an exciting, selective role that will come with great experience and exposure for you, your chapter and your association. Reporters will be major contributors to DECA Direct Online and will help shape the direction of the platform. We are looking for exceptional writers with an eye for new and exciting content who will amplify the student voice.
Who are DECA Direct Reporters?
When we think about DECA Direct Reporters, we envision members who are integral parts of their DECA community; they are active on social media and engaged with what’s happening in their chapter, their association, their school and the world around them. They are in tune with DECA members across their association and their region, recognizing the stories that deserve to be shared and the content that other members long for. This is an excellent opportunity for DECA members interested in communications, journalism and/or media.
What will Reporters do?
DECA Direct Reporters will be responsible for writing assigned articles and sourcing new stories for DECA Direct Online. Each reporter can expect to write 2-3 articles per month, but a minimum of 1 article per month is required between November 2019 and April 2020.
What are the requirements?
- Organized and able to meet strict deadlines
- Exceptional writing ability
- Ability to communicate clearly and in a timely manner with various stakeholders (members, officers, advisors, etc.)
- Willingness to accept and implement feedback
What is the application process?
Applicants will upload a one-page PDF resume and submit a series of short writing samples to showcase their talents. Those chosen as DECA Direct Reporters will be announced during #DECAMonth in November.