Writing for The Yorker

Are you interested in a career in journalism? Or perhaps you just have a passion for writing about music, theatre, sport, politics or one of the many other areas covered on The Yorker.

The Yorker, the University of York’s only independent and solely online media outlet, accommodates all kinds of writers, whether you want to write regularly or fit in articles around a tighter work schedule. With sections ranging from news, politics and satire to sport, lifestyle and arts, there is a field for all interests.

Attracting over 250,000 hits each year and as the only 24-hour news provider on campus, The Yorker is quickly becoming the top source for journalism at York. The Yorker offers continuous publishing, unhampered by tricky word limits or restricted printing space, and gives you the chance to share your articles with the world.

We accept new writers all year round, so don't let the date hinder you from getting involved. We're rapidly growing and are looking for anyone who wants to write.

If you want to be part of the team, please contact the editor at and browse the website to find out more about us.


The Yorker also has a thriving photo section and our team of photographers provides photos for articles, ranging from city and campus shots to pictures for comment and blog pieces.

Photographers help to cover key events throughout the year, including elections and Roses, as well as running regular themed articles and competitions.

So, if you're interested in helping make The Yorker's site brighter, please email to get involved.

Get involved in the running of the company

Do you have a passion for business? Do you see business opportunities where others don’t? Are you keen to get involved in one of the fastest growing media outlets in York? Then you are perfectly situated to get involved with The Yorker

The Yorker’s business team is looking for committed, hard-working individuals to join our business team, which covers all aspects of the business, from Public Relations to Financial Accounting. If you’re interested, contact Managing Director Matt Paisey at for more information.

Working for the website team

The Yorker’s web team is responsible for maintaining and developing the website, managing everything from site coding to graphic design.

The team is crucial to The Yorker and its status as an on-line media outlet, which offers interactive and exciting content for its users.

If you're interested in joining the team, email our webmaster Tom Keefe at for more details.

Membership Payment

Membership for The Yorker ensures all members of the company are covered by our insurance and you cannot contribute to The Yorker without paying this.

Membership can be purchased for £6.00 from members of the Editorial team or bought online.

When purchasing membership through PayPal, you need to have already signed up to The Yorker. If the email address attached to your paypal is not the address you use to log in, please write the correct address in the box below.

Please note it can take a few days for membership to go through. Thank you.

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