The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

The Student News Site of Trinity University

Trinitonian

Hiring

HIRING

Thank you for your interest in applying for a position on the Trinitonian! Descriptions of the available positions can be found below. Fill out the form here to apply.

REPORTER (NEWS, PULSE, ARTS, SPORTS) – $50 per story

  • Reports on content that is important and relevant to the Trinity community
  • Reports to best of ability by adhering to policies, principles and ethics of the Trinitonian
  • Responsible at least one story each week that is between 550-700 words in length for print (no definite limit for online), with exceptions
  • Schedule interviews with students, faculty, staff and others to provide quotes and sources for their stories. This involves sending emails and arranging to interview on your own time
  • Attends weekly Story Idea Meeting (Thursday 5-6)

COLUMNIST (OPINION) – $35 per column

  • Writes biweekly column (with exceptions) that is one’s personal viewpoint backed up with facts and research
  • Writes column between 550-700 words in length 
  • Attends weekly Story Idea Meeting (Thursday 5-6)

PHOTOGRAPHERS – $16-32 per piece depending on complexity

  • Expected to create multiple pieces per issue, depending on demand
  • Works with writers and section editors to create appropriate accompaniments for articles
  • Creates illustrative artwork or takes photographs that complement a story
  • Attends weekly Story Idea Meeting (Thursday 5-6)

COPY EDITORS – $65 per issue

  • Proofreads and edits stories online according to Trinitonian production schedule
  • Responsible for knowing and employing Associated Press (AP) and Trinitonian style
  • Works directly with section editors and in cooperation with other copy editors.
  • Notifies section editors of problems and suggestions as soon as they arise
  • Is in the newsroom on Wednesday nights

DISTRIBUTION MANAGER – $35 per issue

  • Picks up papers from South Texas Press Inc. every Thursday
  • Distributes papers around select locations on campus
  • Returns remaining copies to the newsroom
  • keeps track of and notes the excess papers at each location