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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

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The Whitman Wire is hiring Executive Leadership positions for Fall 2024 – Spring 2025!

Click the title of the job that interests you for a link to the application and instructions for submission. Please contact Rachel Husband (Publisher) and Kasey Moulton (Editor-in-Chief) at [email protected] with any questions. Applications close April 12th. Please email a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Editor-in-Chief: The Editor-in-Chief oversees every process related to any published written content. Working closely with the Editorial Board and Publisher, the Editor-in-Chief is responsible for all written content, and manages the general day-to-day operations of The Wire. This involves overseeing daily communication between staff members, monitoring all written content at all stages of the production cycle, and working closely with the Production Manager, Section Editors and Copy Editors. The Editor-in-Chief provides written and verbal feedback on all articles, and approves all pages before issues are released.

Publisher: The Publisher oversees all newspaper graphics, production, and business. They directly work with the Production Managers, Illustration Editors, Photography and Web Editors. They manage hiring and production timelines, along with overseeing all technological elements of the publication. On a weekly basis, the Publisher is responsible for coordinating different parts of the paper to make sure that all content is ready for release, as well as coordinating with the Union-Bulletin for printing and campus distribution.

The Whitman Wire is hiring select staff roles for Spring 2024!

Click the title of the job that interests you for a link to the application and instructions for submission. Please contact Rachel Husband (Publisher) and Kasey Moulton (Editor-in-Chief) at [email protected] with any questions.

Positions are paid per hour. You are welcome to apply for multiple positions. 

Please email completed staff applications to [email protected]. Applications are accepting on a rolling basis until vacancies are filled. 

Science & Environment Writer: S&E writers have the opportunity to delve into stories describing how climate, science, the environment, and everything in between impact Whitman College, the broader Walla Walla community, and our world at large. Writers will create pieces in accessible language that are interesting, engaging and factually correct.

Feature Writer: Have you ever wanted to work for a magazine? Feature is the section in the Wire where deep investigative reporting happens on a number of different topics ranging from community events to campus culture. Writers will work to generate content that lends itself to eye-catching graphic concepts. Writers typically work on a bi-weekly schedule, allowing more time for interviews and background research.

Campus Life Writer: Are you engaged with events in the Walla Walla and Whitman community? Constantly attending shows, WEB events, and sports games? Reporters should be curious and excited to develop connections throughout the community. Campus life reporters typically write one article per week.

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