Whitman Wire


The Whitman Wire is hiring!

Join the biggest student organization on campus! You’ll build your resume, meet great people, and learn a ton about Whitman itself, media, and what it takes to produce an exciting and award-winning product of student journalism. If you’re jazzed about writing, illustration, photography, podcast, or design, we’re willing to bet that you’d enjoy being on the Wire team.

We are currently hiring for positions listed below — click the title of the job that interests you for a link to the application download and instructions for submission. Contact Michelle Shin (Publisher) and Allie Cohen (Editor-in-Chief) at [email protected] with questions.

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

We are currently hiring staff positions for the fall 2021 semester! Please email completed applications to [email protected] by Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at midnight.  

Staff Writer / Columnist

writes for a section of the paper: News, Campus Life (A&E and Sports), Feature, Opinion, Humor

Copy Editor

ensures correct usage of Associated Press (AP) style, makes corrections for the sake of grammar and clarity


creates illustrations for a minimum of 1 article per week


provides companion photographs for articles, completes 2-3 assignments per week

Social Media Associate

creates 5-7 social media posts per week to engage our readers

Podcast Reporter

works on a periodical basis to generate and record content for our podcast

Infographic Artist

creates a max of 1 infographic per issue, only required on an as-needed basis

Production Associate

responsible for the layout and design of 2 pages of the newspaper for every print issue


distributes print copies of the paper to newsstands across campus (and a few located downtown)

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