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Work With Us

We’re looking for civic-minded people to help advance our mission of exploring and explaining Lafayette.

The Current is committed to building an organization that represents South Louisiana’s diversity of people and perspectives, including communities historically underrepresented in media. All are encouraged to apply.

Have questions about these positions? Send them to [email protected].


Open Listings

Revenue and Partnerships Director

We’re seeking a development, marketing or media professional to develop sustainable revenue and seek like-minded partners to amplify The Current’s mission and impact. Available on a full-time or contract basis.

Read the full description and apply here.

Health Reporter

We’re seeking an enterprising reporter to cover a new health beat in collaboration with The Advocate, Louisiana’s largest newspaper and a Pulitzer Prize winner.

Read the full description and apply here.

Community Manager

We’re seeking a Community Manager to manage our social media accounts and help us connect with our audience and community.

Read the full description and apply here.

Freelance Writers, Photographers, Creators

We’re seeking freelancers to contribute coverage of government, education, environment, the arts and community events and engagement. Accepted formats include features, reports and multimedia.

Send pitches to [email protected].