The student news site of Purdue University Northwest.

PNW Pioneer

Work With Us

Are you a student interested in working with the Pioneer? Do you want experience to help build your portfolio?

The Pioneer is a student-run newspaper, which means we are looking for students to work with us! All positions are paid and we train anyone who is interested. Send inquires to Amanda Lopez, editor-in-chief, at [email protected]

The following positions are available at both campuses:

News Writer
Cover the news happening at the university
Cover events with guest speakers and presentations
Work with our News Editor to develop a beat to cover for the semester or year

Arts & Leisure Writer
Cover events held by the Office of Student Life and student organizations throughout the year
Write profiles and features on interesting students, staff, faculty and alumni

Sports Writer
Cover the season previews and highlights of the athletic teams
Write profiles on star athletes and coaches
Write features on what is happening at the FRC and DSAC

Pick assignments around your schedule
Take candid photographs for profiles and features
Cover student life and athletic events to create photo galleries for the website

Ad Representative
Work your own hours by going to businesses around the Hammond and/or Westville campus to sell ads
Work with our Advertising Manager to become familiar with the media kit and develop ad sale goals for the semester