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 what it takes to produce an exciting and award-winning product of student journalism. If you’re excited 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 the editorial positions listed below — click the title of the job that interests you for a link to the application and instructions for submission. Please contact Zac Bentz (Publisher) and Abby Malzewski (Editor-in-Chief) at [email protected] with any questions.

Editorial and staff positions are paid per hour. Editorial board positions are academic year-long positions. You are welcome to apply for multiple positions.

Editorial Board Positions

Managing Editor: Charged with the management of the production cycle and helping to oversee the general day-to-day operations.

News Editor: Entails coordinating and assigning content for the news pages.

Campus Life Editor: Oversees coverage of the sports and arts and culture scene on and around campus.

Feature Editor: Responsible for overseeing the feature section by generating ideas for its written and visual content.

Podcast Editor: Works with a team of podcast reporters to create content for the show.

Photography Editor: Assign, organize and edit all photos submitted both from staff photographers and external contributors.

Illustration Editor: Responsible for working closely with illustrators in assigning graphics for each section of the newspaper.

Chief Copy Editor: Oversees a team of copy editors and gives all content and pages the final once-over.

Web Editor: Responsible for posting newspaper content online over the course of the week.

Opinion Editor: Responsible for maintaining a section that allows for a multitude of voices across the Whitman community.

Humor Editor: Works on the paper’s back page by helping writers come up with column ideas.

Production Manager: Responsible for managing layout, design, and the production process.

Ad Manager: Responsible for coordinating efforts to reach out to local Walla Walla businesses and campus organizations.

We are currently hiring editorial positions for the fall 2022 semester! Please email completed editorial applications and completed staff applications by Sunday, August 7, 2022 to [email protected]  

Applications for staff positions will open in August.

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