KVIKS News produces the Morning Bulletin every day. KVIKS News consists of journalism, reporters, and news publishing to create fresh and informing news, skits, and promotional material for the school. Alongside KVIKS News is KVIKS Castaways which focuses on the journalism side of News, creating news articles for the Hilo High and KVIKS websites.
News Chief (Qty 1) – The news chief is a leadership position that manages the journalistic pieces uploaded online. They distribute stories and assign leads to news editors and reporters. When not given an assignment, they come up with angles and leads on their own and assign them to news editors. The news chief can also report and edit their own journalistic pieces.
News Editor (Qty 2) – News Editors are given an area of responsibility and interest such as Athletics, Events, Current Events, Opinion, Entertainment, etc. They work with reporters to gather information and write news articles to post online. News Editors must follow the creed of the journalist and do things with honesty and non-malice. This primary assignment can be done in person or from home, as long as the content is being uploaded regularly and accurately.
KVIKS Spotlight Editor (Qty 1) – This person finds articles of interest that were posted throughout the month and creates a recap newsletter for the KVIKS Media parent and guardian community. If a recap wasn’t written, they write one for the month. Reporter- This secondary role includes students who are interested in news journalism. Students can report on a variety of topics and are encouraged to embed themselves in events of interest. Student reporters collect information for News Editors, can write articles for submission, and interview others. This secondary role can be done in person or from home, as long as they complete their assignment. Reporters must follow the creed of the journalist and do things with honesty and non-malice. They must also be always on the lookout for new stories to write about.