All of the JEMUN Editorial Cartoonists will be provided with the following equipment: -drawing paper -drawing pencils -colored drawing pens -scanner
At the JEMUN Conference, Editorial Cartoonists will follow the planning to production steps shown below.
Step #1: Learn about the agenda topic you will be reporting on before you come to the conference by reading books, doing research online, and learning new important vocabulary. If you will be interviewing a guest speaker, make sure you do research about them before the conference.
Step #2:Brainstorm the event/situation/happening/subject you’d like to report on. Some of this brainstorming can be done in advance, but a majority of it will be done at the conference.
Step #3:Once you have a specific direction and focus on what you would like to draw, sketch a rough draft of your idea.
Step #4:Make a list of your potential sources. This is where you will get the credible information you need to for the content of your editorial cartoon.
Step #5:Interview your sources.
Step #6:Start drawing your cartoon.
Step #7:Finish editing your cartoon according to the JEMUN Journalism guidelines.
Step #8:Decide on the title of your cartoon.
Step #9:Get your cartoon and title checked by your assigned faculty adviser.
Step #10:Get your cartoon and title checked by the editor-in chief.
Step #11:Scan and save your cartoon as a .jpeg file and name it with your meeting room and cartoon #. Example: meeting room two,third cartoon would be: M2(C3).jpeg
Step #12: Put your jpeg file on a USB memory stick.
Step #13:Give the editor-in-chief a cartoon submission form and the USB memory stick.
Step #14:The editor-in-chief will inform the editorial cartoonist team when their cartoon has been uploaded by returning the request form.
Step #15: The editorial cartoonist will update the coverage board.
All of the JEMUN Editorial Cartoonists are required to do a JEMUN pre-conference assignment. This is due on or before June 12th, 2017.
JEMUN goes beyond most traditional MUN conferences by providing participants with a variety of unique educational learning opportunities. Students can be a Country Delegate, Video Journalist, Newspaper Journalist, Podcast Journalist, Cartoon Journalist, Videographer, Social Media Journalist, Translator, Interpreter, Country Delegate using LEGO, Chair, Assistant Chair, Editor-in-Chief, or Magazine Editor. While the conference language is in English, there are also journalism roles in Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. To avoid disappointment, apply early for JEMUN 2017. If you have any questions about the conference, don't hesitate to get in contact. See you at JEMUN 2017!