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Learn how your yearbook staff can manage deadlines
Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE
Many yearbook staffs have already begun dealing with their first page deadlines of the year over the last couple weeks, and many more will be tackling deadlines in the weeks ahead before winter break.
It can be a challenging time for everyone. But deadlines don’t have to be stressful. Take a look at these posts in our blog, which provide some helpful tips about dealing with deadlines.
- Walsworth vice president of marketing and communications Alex Blackwell has been a teacher and a yearbook sales rep. He knows what advisers are facing during the deadline crunch and in this post he provides five essential tips to help staffs meet deadlines.
- Deadlines are all about the proper preparation and keeping calm when things go wrong. Those are among the lessons that former yearbook editor Catherine Gamble learned when she was on staff and she shared in this Editor-in-chief’s Corner column.
- Idea File editor Elizabeth Braden tracked down this story last year of the staff at Central Academy of Technology and Arts (CATA) in North Carolina, which started using Skype to communicate on deadline when various issues prevented some staffers from making it to a deadline work night. Every problem has a solution, even on deadline!