Editorial Positions

Opinion Columnist

About the Position

As a weekly columnist or opinion blogger, you will share your wit, humor and valuable insights to entertain and inform.

Tuesday is home of the Sex on Tuesday column, but the other days of the week — as well as our blog, the Soapbox — are open for fresh and thought-provoking discussions on any topic through personal narrative and experience. Applicants from all backgrounds, perspectives and fields of interest are encouraged to apply. Opinion applicants should outline possible themes or overarching topics in their application.

Application Materials

  • Resume (PDF)
  • Cover letter (PDF, include four column pitches)
  • Two original, unpublished columns (PDFs)
  • Interview (invitation only)

Work Requirements

  • One column or blog post per week
  • One editing session per week
  • Weekly opinion staff meeting

Leadership Opportunities

  • After serving as an opinion columnist, a staffer may go on to become the assistant opinion editor or the opinion editor.