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  • Hello, and thank you for applying to join the staff of the Wolfpacket! We appreciate your interest and are excited to have you join us. Please fill out the application below and we will get back to you as soon as possible to arrange a follow-up interview!
  • Applying For Specific Positions

    With this application, one can apply to be a reporter, a photographer, or a cartoonist.
  • Reporters

    Reporters are the backbone to the Wolfpacket operation. Responsibilities include coming up with story ideas, writing assigned articles, interviewing sources, and communicating effectively with section editors and the editors-in-chief. Dedication, creativity, and passion are required for this position. Reporters can also apply to be photographers or cartoon artists, as long as reporting takes number one priority. Every new staff member of the Wolfpacket must hold and fulfill the reporter position before possibly being promoted to an editor position. Although it is not mandatory, students who have taken Journalism 1 will have first priority. If you have not taken Journalism 1 and are not accepted, you are encouraged to re-apply for Journalism 2/Wolfpacket for Semester 2, after you have taken Journalism 1. PLEASE ATTACH TWO (2) WRITING SAMPLES TO THIS APPLICATION.
  • Photographers

    Photographers receive photo assignments from the photo editor and must be familiar with the use of a digital camera as well as photography techniques. Photographers will also be responsible for identifying students and are still responsible for other Wolfpacket duties such as distribution and reporting if they choose to. A strong desire to take pictures and talk to people is required as well as availability to attend games, performances, and travel for picture taking. Contributor positions are available. PLEASE ATTACH THREE (3) EXAMPLES OF YOUR WORK TO THIS APPLICATION.
  • Cartoon Artists

    The cartoon artist draws cartoons for the newspaper, most of which are used in the Opinions section. Drawings must be easily understandable and reflect the main idea of the related article. From political cartoons to humorous portraits, artists must demonstrate creativity and a wide array of illustrating skills. PLEASE ATTACH THREE (3) EXAMPLES OF YOUR WORK TO THIS APPLICATION.
  • Although it is not mandatory, students who have taken Journalism 1 will have priority in the application process.
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    If you are applying to be a reporter, please attach two (2) previous writing samples. If you are applying to be a photographer OR a cartoon artist, please attach three (3) examples of previous work.
  • Application Questions

    Please fill out the following questions about your interest in the Wolfpacket.
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Apply To Join The Staff Of “The Wolfpacket!”