News editor wanted for OSGeo

Daniel Brookshier daniel.brookshier at
Fri Mar 17 11:49:21 EST 2006

Here is my email to send to discuss. Please, review.

The OSGeo is looking for  volunteer to be the primary news editor for

The tasks are as follows:

	o Post the news items to the news archive and a summary to the front  
page of
	o Maintain the RSS feed for articles
	o Solicit news articles from membership
	o Work with secondary editors for translations to other languages
	o Minor editing of news articles as needed or suggesting changes  
back to authors
	o Set a theme for articles on a quarterly basis
	o Post news announcements from the board and committees

Why do do this? There are a lot of reasons, here are a few:
	o Meet with and interact with the news makers
	o Put your own spin on things with a "letter from the editor" column
	o Show your dedication to the OSGeo community
	o Hone your skills as a technical editor

Please contact Daniel Brookshier at dbrookshier at to volunteer

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