Apply to the DE

The Daily Egyptian is accepting applications for the following newsroom positions for the fall 2013 semester and spring 2014 semester. All summer jobs require Monday-Friday regular work schedules (except where indicated), and fall jobs will also require some Sundays with flexibility to work additional hours and other days as needed. All applicants must be in good academic standing. For summer and fall employment, all applicants must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours.

Advertising Sales Representative

  • All majors welcome to apply
  • Must be enrolled at SIUC for at least 6 credit hours
  • Sales experience preferred
  • Commissioned pay
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Competitive spirit

Advertising Office Assistant

  • All majors welcome to apply
  • Must be enrolled at SIUC for at least 6 credit hours
  • Basic knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Phone and Customer Service skills a must


  • Report and write stories for daily paper; responsible for covering assigned specific beat
  • Knowledge of journalistic writing style preferred; strong spelling, grammar skills required
  • Average 20 hours a week
  • Daytime 3-4 hour time block required
  • Writing and editing exam required of all applicants
Other Newsroom Positions Available
  • Copy Editors
  • Writers

Circulation Driver

  • Night Shift
  • Must be enrolled for fall 2012
  • Good driving record A MUST


To apply, complete a DE Employment APPLICATION(Click for PDF Version)  also available at the DE Customer Service Desk,  1259 Communications Building, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Please specify the position you are applying for on the application. For more information, call 618.536.3311 Portfolios with application will be accepted but we cannot guarantee their return.

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