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Journal of Appalachian Studies Seeks Media Review Editor

The editorial staff and board of the Journal of Appalachian Studies are continuing to accept applications for the position of Media Review Editor. This is a service position, without compensation.


The Media Review Editor does not write submissions for the journal, but instead will be expected to coordinate with authors for reviews of films, sound recordings, museum exhibits, and non-book print media productions, and to organize the writing and editing of commissioned reviews for publication in the journal. Additionally, the editor will need to work collaboratively with other journal editors and should plan to submit four to five reviews per issue of the journal. Organizational skills, reliability, and the capacity to meet deadlines are important qualifications for this position. Journal production deadlines are December 15 and May 1 for the spring and fall issues of the journal, respectively.


Application materials should be sent to Christopher Leadingham, assistant editor, at christopher.leadingham@uky.edu [cc: shaunna.scott@uky.edu] by October 23, 2017.


Applications must include: (1) a letter of interest outlining relevant experience and qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae; and, (3) two letters of recommendation.

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