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Student Media

Student Media Board
Minutes for November 28, 2018


I. Call to Order
Jennifer Murray, board chair, called the meeting to order at 4:14 p.m.
Other members present were: Ana Maria Alaniz Mendoza, Matthew Winchell, Dylan Greene, Christian Shaffer, Emily Mattson, Hannah Martian, Kayla Rott, Latisha Jensen, Veneice Guillory-Lacy, Rachel Wong, Karen Breese, Lorena O’English, Matt Haugen, Rebecca Goodrich, Benjamin Shors, and Richard Miller. Board members absent: Ella Spillane, Taylor Swanson. Staff members present: K. Denise Boyd

II. Approval of October 31, 2018, minutes
•    Approved as read

III. Reports

Dylan Greene, editor-in-chief:
•    It was a pleasure working as EIC
•    Only five more issues before the end of the semester
•    Graduation edition hits the stands next week
•    Apple Cup edition went well, collaborated with the University of Washington’s student newspaper

Emily Mattson, manager, advertising:
•    Emily’s last board meeting. She said holding this position enhanced her professional life after graduation
•    Hired an additional staff member
•    Sales are above goals
•    WSECU sponsored the Apple Cup edition
•    BECU sponsored Dad’s Weekend edition
•    Working on new sales options, including Cougpons.
 
Kaya Rott, manager, marketing:
•    Street teams are finished for the semester
•    Staff page completed; pictures of staff are on the website
•    Working on fundraising effort with Veneice. Creating an ad for the website
and considering ideas for videos.
 
Hannah Martian, editor, Chinook yearbook:
•    Received an estimate on printing from University Publishing
•    All prep work has been completed
•    Content still being created
•    Deadlines for production have been set

Latisha Jensen, editor, Visitor Guide:
•    Everything going well
•    Received an estimate on printing from University Publishing
•    Content still being received
•    Logo done
•    One-third of layout will be completed before the winter break

Ana Maria Alaniz Mendoza, manager, creative/graphics:
•    Working with advertising on creating new advertising products, such as Cougpons
•    Updating house ads


IV. Presentations by candidates for open positions
•    Luke Hudson gave his presentation for spring 2019 editor–in-chief
•    Clayton Fincher gave his presentation for spring 2019 advertising manager

The presentations ended at 4:34 p.m.
The board voted and unanimously elected:
Luke Hudson as editor-in-chief, spring 2019
Clayton Fincher as advertising manager, spring 2019

V. New Business – none

VI. Public Comments - none

VII. Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 5:18 p.m.

Minutes taken by K. Denise Boyd, fiscal specialist