The SUN is looking for writers to undertake freelance assignments for us on a commission basis. Writing skill is important, but so are common sense, enthusiasm, commitment, and knowing your way around. Send a resume and a few samples of what you consider to be your best writing to Derek VanPelt, Editor, the SUN , P.O. Box 7217, North End Station, Detroit, Ml 48202. It you haven't been published before, submit a short news piece on a topic of your choosing. We'll call you for an appointment.
We also have an opening for a full-time Editorial Assistant. This person should have some experience in Communications, know the city well, and be willing to work closely with the Editor. You would be expected to work on a multiplicity of tasks, including working with our writers; researching, developing, and writing stories; covering news events; and generally keeping on top of things. If you are interested, submit a letter, resume, and a few samples of your work to the Editor at the above address. We'll call you for an appointment.