The Hub@TTU hires seven undergraduate students each semester. Each staff member is required to attend a weekly budget and planning meeting and produce expected amount of work. Staff members are allowed to work 20 hours a week and can earn up to $3,000 by the end of the semester.
Investigative Reporter (2 positions available)
The investigative reporters will work independently and together to develop high-quality, in-depth stories. They will be tasked with more advanced reporting skills, such as compiling data and filing open records requests. Multimedia knowledge is a bonus.
The campus reporter pitches, researches and produces three stories of interest to the campus community each week. This reporter will be responsible for covering any breaking news on campus.
The community reporter researches, pitches and covers feature-oriented stories in beats such as health, environment and wider Lubbock community issues, such as crime. Three stories per week will be required. This reporter will be responsible for covering any off-campus breaking news.
The entertainment position is tasked with covering topics such as art/music, fashion/beauty, pop culture, food and humor. This reporter is required to research, pitch and write three stories per week, with the potential for one opinion or blog post a week.
The sports reporter will pitch, research and produce three feature stories a week. This may include coach and athlete spotlights, focusing on official and intramural sports. Though play-by-play coverage of every sporting event is not expected, it may be necessary for certain events. This reporter will also be responsible for any breaking sports news on campus.
Visual Content Manager
The visual content manager keeps track of all Hub@TTU equipment, helps reporters with multimedia content for stories and produces original multimedia content. Must be experienced in photography or video. Graphic development and web design knowledge is a bonus.