[Web Comm] News editor wanted for OSGeo

Pericles S. Nacionales pnaciona at gis.umn.edu
Thu Mar 23 11:37:48 EST 2006

Does anyone have anything else to add/change to this message?  If I 
don't hear from anyone by 1900 UTC (1pm CST), I will send this out to 
both discuss and international-discuss lists.


Daniel Brookshier wrote:
> Here is my email to send to discuss. Please, review.
> The OSGeo is looking for  volunteer to be the primary news editor for 
> OSGeo.org.
> The tasks are as follows:
>     o Post the news items to the news archive and a summary to the front 
> page of osgeo.org
>     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 collab.net to volunteer
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