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How to create assignment and pitch templates

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The idea with template instructions is to offer editors and contributors in your newsroom more guidance. By sharing organization-wide goals and advice, you stand to improve the consistency within your assignments and pitches. Assignments. Admin users can select the ‘Templates’ menu option and create an assignment template that includes: An assignment name . . . Read more

How assignment locking works

The short version: if you want to retain your lock on an assignment without having to click ‘EDIT’ again before continuing your work, you need to actively do something on the assignment at least once every 15 minutes. If you don’t, other people will be able to grab the assignment . . . Read more

Supported media types for upload to Camayak

Camayak supports the uploading of various media files to assignments.  Some of these media file types can be inserted into the body of stories, and others are available for staff to download. Camayak supports the following media files for upload and insertion into stories: Image formats JPEG (.jpg, .jpeg) GIF – . . . Read more