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The Post

About Us

Our Story

The Post is an independent, award-winning student-run news publication on Ohio University’s campus. We pride ourselves in delivering our readers innovative and detailed storytelling through multi-platform reporting. The Post covers topics relating to student interests, faculty, academia, culture, the arts and athletics, as well as state and national issues. 

Along with producing digital content daily, The Post also publishes a weekly print tabloid each Thursday classes at OU are in session. The tabloid is distributed at more than 150 locations in uptown Athens and on Ohio University’s campus.

The Post has been recognized with multiple awards from the Ohio News Media Association, including the Frank E. Deaner Award for Excellence in Collegiate Journalism for the past four consecutive years. Furthermore, The Post has been presented with awards from the National College Media Convention hosted by the Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Association. 

Our primary mission is to serve our readers in a civic, engaging and entertaining manner, and to do so in a rapid and professional fashion that supports The Post’s long-standing legacy as a premier media outlet in Athens, Ohio.

Our Staff

Executive Editors

Editor-in-Chief / Katie Millard

Digital Director / Anastasia Carter

Managing Editor / Emma Erion

Equity Director / Alesha Davis

Section Staff


News Editor / Madalyn Blair

Assistant News Editor / Donovan Hunt

News Staff Writer / Paige Fisher


Sports Editors / Bobby Gorbett and Bobby Keegan 


Culture Editor / Alyssa Cruz

Assistant Culture Editor / Abby Jenkins

Culture Staff Writer / Abby Blose


Opinion Editor / Tate Raub

Assistant Opinion Editor / Meg Diehl

The Beat

Editor of The Beat / Grace Brezine

Assistant Editor of The Beat / Grace Koennecke


Projects Editor / Hannah Campbell

Investigative Editor / Alex Imwalle


Copy Chief / Addie Hedges

Slot Editors / Arielle Lyons, Ashley Pomplas, Aya Cathey, Tre Spencer

Design, Graphics and Illustrations

Art Director / Abbie Kinney

Assistant Art Director / Emma McAdams

Web Development Director / Tavier Leslie


Director of Photography / Alaina Dackermann

Photo Editor / Zoe Cranfill

Staff Photographer / Megan Vanvlack


Director of Multimedia / Cole Patterson

Assistant Director of Multimedia / Kendall Timms 

Audience Engagement

Audience Engagement Editor / Logan Jeffries

Assistant Audience Engagement Editor / Jenna Skidmore


Director of Student Media / Andrea Lewis

Media Sales / Gia Sammons and Molly Wilson

Publication and delivery 

The Post publishes content on its website,, each day classes are in session.

The Post also publishes a weekly print tabloid each Thursday classes at OU are in session. The tabloid is distributed at more than 150 locations in uptown Athens and on Ohio University’s campus. Single copies of The Post are free, and additional copies can be found in The Post’s newsroom in Baker Center, Room 325.

The Post does not do home delivery, but its editors are more than happy to mail copies of The Post to interested readers, as well as any alumni who may be searching for an archived story.

Archives and past issues

To read print issues of The Post from 2016 to present online, click here.

To view The Post’s archives from 1960-1970 and 1999-2011, courtesy of our friends at Alden’s University Libraries Digital Collections, please click here.

To view the full collection of The Post’s archives, please visit Alden Library’s microfilm collection, located on its first floor. If you are not in Athens but would like a scanned, archived story from The Post, please email with the date and headline of the story you are searching for.


For general inquiries, call our front desk at 740-593-4010.

If you have a question, comment, critique or concern regarding The Post’s coverage, or you’d just like to chat, you can reach Editor-in-Chief Katie Millard at

If you have a specific question, comment or story idea, you may reach out to the pertinent section editor(s) by viewing our masthead. If you are unsure who to contact, please contact Katie at the above email.

Letters to the editor

If you would like to write a letter to the editor, please ensure it is less than 1,000 words. If you are an Ohio University student, please include your name, year in school and major(s). If you are non-student, please include your name, city of residence and current occupation. Please also note if you are an OU alumnus or a former Post employee. 

Please email your letter in a Microsoft Word document to prior to 1 p.m. on the day you would like it to be published online. 

The Post is not obligated to publish letters to the editor and uses its editorial discretion when deciding whether or not to do so. The Post does not publish letters that are soliciting donations.

We reserve the right to edit all letters for clarity, vulgarity, spelling, grammar, and both Post and Associated Press styles.

News releases, events or tips

If you have a news release, event, tip, or something you would like our staff to research and report, email

The Post does not publish news releases, but its staff may choose to further research the information provided in such releases.


If you are interested in purchasing an advertisement online or in our print product, please contact Andrea Lewis, the student media sales internship manager, at or 740-593-0418.

Write us or stop in

Our mailing address is: 

1 Park Place
Baker University Center, 325
1 Ohio University Drive
Athens, Ohio 45701

Want to stop by The Post’s newsroom? It’s located on the third floor of Baker Center, at the end of the hallway with the food pantry sign, near the escalators.

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