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Thank you for your interest in applying to be a member of The Scripps Voice editorial board! Applications for these positions open at the beginning of the fall semester for each academic year and are dependent on rollover from the prior academic year. Please contact to inquire about what positions are open at any given time. All positions are open to both work study and non-work study students. Descriptions for all editorial positions are available below. 

To apply, please email and tell us a bit about yourself (what role you’re interested in, any applicable experience in journalism). Following an initial review of applications, you may be contacted for an interview with members of our editorial board. 

Editorial positions are paid the minimum wage of the city of Claremont; all other general staff members are compensated with Motley coupons (one per article or photo collection). Students from all 5Cs are encouraged to join our general staff, but editorial positions are reserved for Scripps students. If you have any questions, comments or concerns, contact the Editors-in-Chief.

Positions Available

Copy Editor

Copy Editors are in charge of editing any and all writing. They will edit articles submitted by writers according to AP style and will be available to help writers polish their content while answering questions. They will attend all bi-monthly staff meetings. Prior experience in copy editing is not necessary, but news-writing experience is preferable.

Design Editor

Design Editors work in a team of four, together designing twelve pages per issue. They will adhere to the style guide at all times while laying out the pages for print using Adobe InDesign CS6. Experience with Adobe InDesign CS5 or higher is required. Include in your application examples of your InDesign skills.


The Web Manager manages all aspects of the Scripps Voice’s online presence. They will upload all content from each issue plus any additional content to the website in a timely manner. The Web Manager should also attend all biweekly staff meetings. Experience with is preferred but not required.

Social Media Manager

The Social Media Manager manages our social media platforms, which includes Instagram and X. They will plan and follow a content schedule to post articles from new issues, making sure to also post for events such as CLORG fairs and important meetings. Graphic design knowledge is preferred but not required.