Get involved in Student Media

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Calling all students who want to get involved in award winning student media!  Become the leader of a student media program or be a member of the governing board, the Student Media Board.  See below for more information on how to GET ACTIVE in student media.   

Want To Lead a Student Media Program?

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The Student Media Board, a Chartered Student Organization, is recruiting for leadership positions within Ka Leo, UH Productions, Hawai`i Review and KTUH for the 2019-20 academic year:

Ka Leo - The Editor in Chief is responsible for the online and print publication of Ka Leo and oversees both editorial and advertising units of the program.

Hawai`i Review - The Editor in Chief is responsible for the journal's content and operations. Hawai'i Review is published twice a year.

UH Productions - The General Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the student-run video production organization at UH Mānoa.

KTUH - The General Manager is responsible for the daily operations and programming of the student-run radio station that operates 24/7 from the UH Mānoa campus.

Applicants must be available for a minimum of two (2) hours per day and a minimum of twenty (20) hours per week, and must be able to demonstrate leadership with program-related content and function.

Positions are open to undergraduate students with a minimum of six (6) credit hours, or graduate students with a minimum of four (4) credit hours; students with at least two semesters left of coursework are preferred.

Monthly stipends are available. Further materials at

Applicants must submit: 1. Completed application form; 2. Cover letter addressing why you applied and why you should be considered; 3. A current résumé (including three professional/academic references—name, phone, email); 4. An essay, no more than five (5) pages (detailing your program goals, a plan of action and a critique of the program you have applied to lead. Please also include all previous management experience you have); 5. Letters of recommendation (optional)

Submit completed application packet to: or submit a hard copy addressed to Sandy Matsui in Hemenway R107. Any questions may also be directed to:

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY Monday, February 24, 2020.

SMB Program Head Application Instructions 2020

SMB Program Head Application 2020

Ka Leo Job Description

Hawaii Review Job Description

KTUH Job Description

UHP Job Description

SMB now accepting applications for board members

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The UH Mānoa Student Media Board (SMB) is seeking student representatives to serve on its board (up to a 2-year appointment). SMB is also seeking a faculty/staff representatives to serve on the board.

SMB is a Chartered Student Organization (CSO) recognized by the Board of Regents to govern KTUH, the campus radio station; Ka Leo O Hawai‘i, the campus news organization; UH Productions, video and film production; and Hawai‘i Review, the student literary journal.

Becoming a part of SMB is a great way to get involved on campus and an excellent opportunity to boost your résumé. SMB members gain organizational and leadership management skills in public administration, human resources, budgeting, policymaking, and more.

SMB strives to continue improving each media program by weighing the needs of the student body and investing in resources that enhance the capabilities of student media. You will get to work directly on approving the programs’ budgets, interviewing job applicants, and strategic planning for outreach and fundraising events. This is a rare opportunity to shape student media and make a difference for the UH community.

Student positions are open to fee-paying undergraduate or graduate students at UH Mānoa with at least two semesters of coursework remaining. All students who are interested are encouraged to apply. Students with backgrounds in media, communications, accounting, law, business, or public administration are highly encouraged to apply.

The professional staff position is open to all full-time or part-time staff at UH Mānoa. The average required time commitment is about 10-15 hours a month.

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN and available online at

Submit via email at

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.

PRIORITY DEADLINE: February 24, 2020

     Download the application here: SMB Board Member Application 2020

For more information, contact SMB at

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