About us

The Summit City Observer (SCO) is a student news organization at Purdue University Fort Wayne providing the people of Fort Wayne, Allen County, and all of Northeast Indiana with relevant and credible news in both traditional and new media forms. The Summit City Observer is committed to providing a strong foundation for young journalists by giving them:

  • An opportunity to establish connections and begin their careers
  • Support and feedback needed to grow as professionals
  • A publication outlet to have their work seen
  • A digital portfolio of their work

As a student organization committed to the utmost professional, ethical and unbiased reporting, The Summit City Observer holds itself to the standards outlined in the Code of Ethics of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Our newsroom is located in B50A in the basement of Helmke Library.