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News Reporter

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 08/23/2017
Working Title News Reporter
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Writer/Editor
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The Pitt News is currently seeking students to work as reporters to write for the news section of the newspaper.

Job Requirements

This position is open only to registered students at the University of Pittsburgh’s main campus. Some experience is preferred but is not necessary. A writer will receive assignments from the news editor and must turn in those assignments on deadline. Editors will train all writers and guide them through the reporting and writing process. The time of work will vary from day to day depending upon the student’s availability and the news events that the editors choose to report.
The pay is per character in your article.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate Pay Per Character
Anticipated Number of Openings Multiple
Anticipated Hours per Week Flexible
Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 434 WPU
Posting Number S-05337-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a currently registered student taking at least 6 credits?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Media Sample