Join MHN

Join our dedicated and passionate staff!

Working with the MHN has many benefits:

  • sharpened writing skills
  • exposure – on campus and off
  • exposure to InDesign, layout skills
  • proficiency in AP Style
  • better budgeting skills
  • and many more!


Email  for more information or to apply.

MHN needs fresh ideas and voices at all times! Our sections include News, Features, Arts & Entertainment, Sports, OP/ED, Perspectives, Books and Health & Science. MHN hosts staff writers and contributing writers.

Staff writers write on a regular basis for MHN and are considered full members of the MHN team. To apply to be a staff writer, please email the application linked below, including a writing sample, to . MHN is always willing to take on new writers at any point during the semester. No previous journalism experience is required.
Mount Holyoke News Staff Writer Application

Contributing writers write on a per article basis and any of the section editors would be glad to hear a story pitch or help you craft an article in AP Style. Please email or a specific section editor (see MHN Staff page) to pitch an article.

Columnists, All Sections
Do you have strong writing skills and an interest in writing regularly for the MHN? Pitch an idea for a column to any of the section editors (see MHN Staff page). Please include a writing sample.

Assistant Editors, All Sections
MHN also needs devoted and organized editors who can be a part of the MHN leadership team. To apply, please send the application linked below, with a writing sample, to .
Mount Holyoke News Editors Application

Copy Editors
Love grammar? MHN needs copy editors to help ensure the quality of the paper. Needed qualities include high proficiency in American English punctuation, spelling and grammar and attention to detail.  Hours are flexible, usually 1-2 hours for 1-2 afternoons/evenings Sunday-Wednesday.  Experience with Associated Press style is great but we can teach you. To apply, email the application, linked below, to .
Mount Holyoke News Copy Editor Application

Staff Photographers cover at least three events per month, and are a part of weekly pitching meetings. They are responsible for assigned event, and for bringing photography opportunities to the attention of section editors. Staff Writers report to the Photo and Video Editor. To apply, email the application linked below, with 5 sample photos, to .
Mount Holyoke News Staff Photographer Application