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What is The Signpost?
The Signpost is Weber State University’s student-run news organization. In operation for 80 years, The Signpost is now a multimedia organization that documents the happenings of Weber State University online, in print and through video.
A winner of numerous national, regional and local awards, The Signpost documents the important events of the day to WSU students, faculty and staff and provides a vehicle for readers to voice opinions on wide-ranging topics. What’s more, the publication serves as a training ground for future journalists and public relations professionals.
Who Is Involved?
Approximately 30 students work at The Signpost:
- editor in chief (heads the entire operation)
- section editors
- graphic artists
- news directors
- copy editors
- and others
The Signpost Philosophy
The Signpost practices a web-first philosophy. All news is published online before being laid out in the newspaper. The print edition is published every Tuesday and Thursday.
Are the Students Paid?
Students who contribute to The Signpost may receive a partial or full tuition waiver. Signpost staff members also have the option of receiving college credit by taking a related class, Comm 3890. While many of the staffers are Communication majors, positions are open to all students across campus.