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Vanguard is Portland State’s student-run newspaper and media outlet. Vanguard has been in print since 1946 and publishes content online for breaking news, multimedia and interactive engagement. Vanguard publishes and distributes new print issues across campus every Tuesday during regular academic terms.
Vanguard seeks to provide fair, balanced, timely and comprehensive news and information to the PSU community. As part of a community of students attending a commuter school in the heart of downtown Portland, Vanguard also seeks to engage and enrich the greater Portland experience. This organization is committed to journalistic ethics and holds itself to a standard of media as a public good.
As a student-run publication, Vanguard provides unique hands-on learning experiences in a functioning newsroom. We encourage and uplift leaders and provide opportunities and training that translate in direct and diverse avenues in the world of professional journalism and far beyond.
To work at Vanguard as a contributor or editor, you must be a Portland State student. Undergraduates must be enrolled in at least 6 credits and have a minimum institutional 2.5 GPA, while graduate students need 5 credits per term and a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Editor positions (paid by Educational Leadership and Service Awards) are filled on a term-by-term basis.
To apply for an editor position, do not fill out the application below.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and work sample to:
[email protected] and [email protected]nguard.com
with the subject line: “I want an ELSA.”