The State Press is an award-winning multimedia news organization looking to hire our next great crop of student journalists! SP operates a daily news website and a magazine that publishes three times each semester.
For most positions, this is primarily an afternoon and nighttime job. Paid State Pressers may not hold another University job, and all must be current ASU students. ASU Student Media is an equal opportunity employer.
Our Mission: We are a bold, risk-taking, digital student media organization intent on ethically serving, provoking and challenging a large and changing University audience.
Please view the descriptions for each position here.
The State Press accepts applications for all editor and staff positions at the end of each semester. We continue hiring staff throughout the semester.
There are both paid and unpaid staff positions available. Full-time paid positions typically call for two pieces of content produced per week, while part-time unpaid positions ask for one piece of content weekly. This varies by section — see the job descriptions for more detail. All State Pressers are required to participate in in-person pitch meetings on Sundays in Tempe, as well as come in for an in-person editing session for each piece of content produced. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The State Press accepts applications for all editor and staff positions at the end of each semester. Section editors are paid and will work three days per week. Our Fall 2020 editor positions are mostly filled, but we are still looking for an opinion editor, photo editor and a digital editor. Questions? Email email@example.com.
The State Press accepts applications for all editor and staff positions at the end of each semester. We continue hiring staff throughout the year.
Summer State Press is a smaller segment of the publication that runs over the summer, covering ASU and publishing content important to the community. There are both multimedia and writing jobs available, but not all positions are always filled. Please refer to the job descriptions for more detail. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We've all been there, and we're here to help. The State Press accepts pitches from JMC301 students, as well as freelance writers, on a regular basis. However, we do hold freelancers to the same standards as our own reporters — therefore, all pitches must have a strong, relevant ASU angle, multimedia elements, three sources and in-person edits. SP encourages freelancers and 301 students to pitch us their stories early ... and not to wait until the last week of school to fulfill all six publication requirements. Questions? Email email@example.com.
The State Press welcomes outside opinions. If you would like to contribute, email firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Submissions must be under 500 words, contain your ASU affiliation and link to any facts or research you cite. Anonymity will not be granted.
Interested in the creative and marketing side of a publication? ASU Student Media also hires sales representatives.