An editorially independent, student-run media outlet serving Ohio University, Athens and Athens County, The Post, provides coverage of campus, city, state, sports, features, national and international issues while serving the purpose of educating its readership and its student employees.

The Post was founded at Ohio University in 1911 as The Green & White. Through the past century, the newspaper has undergone countless metamorphoses, but it has always been student-run and its content has remained independent from the university. Roughly 100 student editors, reporters, graphic designers, copy editors and photographers work out of 325 Baker University Center to publish the newspaper every week classes are in session, as well as create consistent daily online content for thepostathens.com. Its coverage includes campus, local, entertainment and sports news, in addition to original features, multimedia and more.

Our alumni can be found in newsrooms across the globe, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, Business Insider, TIME, Sports Illustrated, The Columbus Dispatch and many more. Come be a part of one of the most innovative student newsrooms in the country!


Baker Center, Room 325


(740) 593-4010