Journalist / Content Creator Application


Paydirt is seeking a student at NMT to work as a part-time journalist / content creator. Content creators will work closely with the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) and photographers to generate high quality content for the print and online editions of the newspaper.

Job Details:

  • Work 10 hours per week for $1400 per semester

  • Work both in and out of the Paydirt office during scheduled hours

  • Flexible schedule

  • Work Study not required


  • Work to author a minimum of two publications for the newspaper, and one publication for the website

  • Work in the Paydirt office for a minimum of 5 hours per week

  • Attend weekly meetings with Paydirt staff

  • Attend biweekly independent meetings with the EIC

  • Interview relevant staff, faculty, and/or students regarding news events

  • Log weekly hours and report back to the EIC during independent meetings


  • Excellent English writing skills

  • Strong interview and communication skills

  • Familiarity with social media platforms

  • Full time student at NMT (undergraduate or graduate)

  • Preference given to applicants who have completed ENGL112, TC305, or similar classes.

To apply, send in a current copy of your resume to or apply online by filling out the form below. 

NOTE: If you apply online, your resume must be in PDF form, and it must be linked here for consideration. If not, attach it to an email and send it to the email above.

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