Daily Egyptian

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The Daily Egyptian is accepting applications for the following newsroom positions for the Spring 2018 semester and Fall 2018 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


  • Report and shoot video for website; responsible for covering assigned specific beat
  • Average 15-20 hours a week
  • Daytime 2-3 hour time block required
  • Final Cut Pro preferred

Other Newsroom Positions

  • Copy Editors
  • Writers
  • Web Designer/Developer
  • Desktop Support

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To apply, complete a DE Employment APPLICATION also available at the DE Customer Service Desk, 1259 Communications Building, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:00 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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