Apply to work for Washburn Student Media

Washburn Student Media, which includes KAW yearbook, BOD magazine and the Washburn Review, is always looking for enthusiastic students who want to work for us. The following is a list of positions. Click the "apply here" button at the bottom of this page to fill out an application.


Positions and Teams

Teams and openings:

  • Advertising sales
  • Arts and Living Editor
  • Bod Magazine Writer/Photographer
  • Copy Editor
  • Features Reporter
  • News Reporter
  • Online News Editor
  • Online Reporter
  • Paper Delivery
  • Podcasting
  • Social Media Editor
  • Sports Reporter
  • Yearbook Writer/Photographer

To determine openings, call 785-670-2506 and ask for our available team positions.


Position descriptions and responsibilities:

Advertising Sales - Calls clients to sell and renew advertising, designs ads for clients and lays out ads in the newspaper. Must be willing to be trained or have previous sales experience.

Arts and Living Editor - The Arts & Living editor is also a content contributor. Investigate, observe and interview and write student life stories. These stories will focus mainly on Washburn, though stories that affect Washburn are also relevant. Will oversee Arts and Living Reporters.

Bod Mag Reporter - Investigate, observe, interview and write stories for the Bod Magazine. Assignment topics will vary.

Copy Editor - Responsible for looking over pages for spelling, grammar, voice and design elements. The copy-editing team is responsible for reviewing the Bod Magazine, Kaw Year book and the Washburn Review as well as any online only articles for the washburnreview.org website.

Features Reporter - Investigate, observe, interview and write stories about: Media, theatre and dance, visual arts, music, health, environment, science/tech, money, food, classes, reviews, previews, etc. These stories will focus mainly on interests of the Washburn community though some other stories will be considered relevant.

Multimedia Editor - The Multimedia editor is also a content contributor. When necessary, they will investigate, observe, interview and create multimedia content, such as photo galleries, podcasts, videos, etc. This content will focus mainly on Washburn, though stories that affect Washburn are also relevant.

News Reporter - Investigate, observe, interview and write these types of stories: Events/meetings, Investigative pieces, Administration, Crime and safety, City/Community, Faculty/Staff, WSGA, Race/Ethnicity, Religion, Politics, International, Parking, Facilities, Economy, WU Law, etc. These stories will focus mainly on interests of the Washburn community though some other stories will be considered relevant.

Online News Editor - The Online News Editor is also a content contributor. Investigate, observe, interview and write stories related to Washburn or stories that affect Washburn. All content created will be published only online and on social media. Supervise and assign stories to online reporters.

Online Reporters - Investigate, observe, interview and write stories related to Washburn or stories that affect Washburn. All content created will be published only online and on social media.

Paper Delivery - Responsible for delivering the papers according to the directions of the Ad manager. There are essentially 3 different delivery positions: on campus paper racks, off campus paper racks, and offices on campus. Must be available Wednesday mornings from 8:45 til 11:30.

Podcasting - Investigate, observe, interview and write stories which will then be recorded and broadcast as a podcast. Their assignments will focus mainly on Washburn although assignments that have relevance or entertainment value will be considered.

Sports Reporter - Investigate, observe, interview and write stories about intercollegiate, extreme sports, recreational, intramurals, professional, athlete or coach profiles, etc. These stories will focus mainly on Washburn athletics.

Yearbook Reporter - Investigate, observe, interview and write these types of stories: Washburn events, profiles of students, organizations and faculty or any other Washburn-related story deemed useful for the yearbook. Reporter must take pictures for their assignments. Photography training will be provided.