Editor and Staffer Responsibilities on Trello

Staffer Responsibilities

  • Download the Trello app to your phone and set it to receive notifications
  • Subscribe to all applicable story cards, so you will receive notifications when anything changes on that card
  • Add attachments for research
  • Add Google Doc attachment when submitting a story for editing
  • Tag editors in comments
  • Comment every time your story needs to be edited by an editor or you need to communicate with an editor
  • Move cards along in the list during the researching/interviewing, and writing phases
  • Ask if you're not sure what's happening with you story. DON'T JUST LET YOUR STORY SIT FOR DAYS - Check in with your editor at least once a day. Check in with them multiple times in a day for a story that is going up on the web on the same day as a news event.

Common Staffer Mistake When Turning in a Story

Many times staffers post a link in Trello to Google Drive Document and then an editor can't edit it.

1. In Google Docs click the share button

2. You will see this screen: CLICK GET SHAREABLE LINK


3. You will see this screen: Change the box so it reads "Anyone with the link can edit"

4. Then copy that link and add it to your story card in Trello.


Editor Responsibilities

  • Download the Trello app to your phone and set it to receive notifications
  • Set up boards
  • Add Lists to the board that shows the process for how the assignments on that board will be checked and moved towards publishing
  • Add individual story cards
  • Subscribe to all applicable story cards, so you will receive notifications when anything changes on that card
  • Assign staffers to the individual story cards
  • Add description to the story cards
  • Add lists as needed to story cards
  • Set due dates on story cards
  • Set color categories on story cards
  • Tag staffer in a comment
  • Comment every time the story has been edited to let staffers know they need to make edits
  • Move cards along in the list when it gets to the editing/approval phase
  • Ask a staffer if you're not sure what's happening with their story. DON'T JUST LET STORIES SIT FOR DAYS. Check in with your staffers at least once a day. Check in with them multiple times in a day for a story that is going up on the web on the same day as a news event.

Last modified: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 1:19 PM