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The Post Fund

Supports The Post, an award-winning, editorially independent, student-run newspaper at Ohio University that provides valuable career and leadership skills through journalism.

The Post Fund

Your gift plays a crucial role in the survival of student media at Ohio University. 

Every OHIO student who joins The Post  learns a multitude of skills that they need to succeed after graduation.  
 
The Post generates revenue through advertising dollars and donor-generated funds to support the work of student editorial and business staff members each year. With advertising dollars on the decline, your gift is more important than ever. 

As a significant source of information in the both the Athens community and on the Ohio University campus, The Post has evolved from a daily printed newspaper to a digital-first online publication supplemented by a weekly printed tabloid. 

The Post provides a structured, practical, experiential learning environment for students to cultivate a multitude of skills. Ohio University students apply skills and knowledge gained in the classroom through special projects, multimedia and editorial coverage of a wide range of topics relating to student interests, as well as state and national issues.  

The Post is a century-old, award-winning, editorially independent, student-run newspaper at Ohio University that prides itself in media innovation and detailed storytelling. For more than 100 years, The Post has provided valuable career and leadership skills through journalism. 

Its primary mission is to serve its readers in a civic, engaging and entertaining manner, and to do so in a rapid and professional fashion that supports its long-standing legacy.  

Not every student who joins The Post will end up in a media-related field. Regardless of a student’s career goals, the experience your gift allows them to gain at The Post provides transferable leadership and career skills in whatever profession they choose. 

"The Post has a big influence on us. The work experience we gained and the friends we made enriched our lives in countless ways." - Susan Crites-Price, associate editor (1970-1971) and Tom Price, editor (1967-1968)

"A lot of the skills and values I learned at The Post 50 years ago, from the importance of accuracy and credibility to the craft of interviewing and storytelling, are still very relevant and critical today."

— Randy Rieland, managing editor, The Post, 1972-1973