Join Our Team!

We are looking to add to our team at The Voice. These positions are open to anyone, with any major, on-campus or remote. We are looking for a photo editor, multiple photographers, and multiple reporters. Students must be in good standing and have a B average. The Voice staff meet multiple times throughout the month to discuss publication and attendance is appreciated. Contact Jeanette Benton at for further information or to submit your resume! 

Photo editor: The photo editor is responsible for assigning, selecting and editing photos for web and print publication. Strong communication skills are required, as is willingness to work as a team.

Recommended courses: Art 260: Beginning Photography; Art 261: Beginning Digital; Art 101: Foundations of Visual Literacy; Art 120: Design I.

General duties include:

  • Coordinate with the Editor-in-Chief and the team member to identify photography needs
  • Assign projects to photographers and keep track of the deadlines
  • Review photos, edit and make necessary changes
  • Decide which images to publish
  • Ensure all assignment are shot and edited on time for publication
  • Have solid knowledge of Photoshop, Capture One, or other photography specific software
  • Possess a creative mind with an eye for detail and storytelling skills
  •  Possess time-management and leadership skills
  •  Maintain an in-depth understanding of photographic best practices and procedures

Photographer: A Voice photographer works closely with the photo editor, Editor-in-Chief and reporters in order to produce photographs fitting for upcoming publications. A creative eye and communication skills are top priority.

Recommended course: Art 101: Foundations of Visual Literacy; Art 120: Design; Art 260: Beginning Photography; Art 261: Beginning Digital Photography.

General duties include:

  •  Capturing and processing images until you achieve desired results

●       Use and maintain modern and traditional technical equipment (cameras, lenses etc)

●   Arrange objects, scenes, lighting and background to adhere to specifications

●   Direct participants within the photo shoot when needed

●   Archive photographic images and maintain database

●   Maintain an in depth understanding of photographic best practices and procedures

●   Shooting, lighting and printing skills

●   Ability to juggle multiple tasks

Reporter: A Voice reporter is responsible for researching, interviewing and writing assigned content within a structured time frame. They report directly to the Editor-in-Chief and must be able to take constructive feedback from the copy editor.

Recommended Courses: Writing 230: News Writing and the two following courses as they become available for enrollment through EOU: Hum 210: Media Lab and Hum 410 Media Lab.

General duties include:

  • Collecting, verifying, and analyzing information for content
  • Assembling findings into a stable story
  • Writing and delivering news stories with the reader’s perspective in mind
  • Publish or broadcast news stories
  • Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips
  • Abide by journalism’s ethics and codes.
  • Maintain notes and audio recordings
  • Cooperate with the Editor-in-Chief, the Copy Editor, Faculty Advisor, and other Voice staff as needed.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest current events in the “beat” by studying papers, attending events, etc.
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