Serving the Southern Illinois University community since 1916.

The Daily Egyptian

Serving the Southern Illinois University community since 1916.

The Daily Egyptian

Serving the Southern Illinois University community since 1916.

The Daily Egyptian

Support The Daily Egyptian

 

Thank you for stopping in to check out the ways you can support the student staffers at The Daily Egyptian as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Scholastic Journalism!

Here are the handful of ways you can support the DE:

  1. Follow The Daily Egyptian online. Bookmark DailyEgyptian.com or download the Daily Egyptian app for iPhone or Android and make it a habit to check in on the latest news. 
  2. Follow the DE on social media: We’re on Facebook, Instagram, X (Twitter), YouTube and TikTok. Share posts and stories that interest you so others in the community can read us, too.
  3. Pick up a printed copy each week classes are in session at one of the 300 locations along the Route 13 corridor, from Murphysboro to Marion. They are in racks on campus by Wednesday afternoon and the rest of the community by Friday.
  4. Buy a Daily Egyptian t-shirt or sweatshirt by April 30, 2024. A portion of the proceeds will be coming right to the DE for us to fund our digital newsroom and student travel.
  5. Donate to The Daily Egyptian through the Southern Illinois University Foundation here; be sure to make The Daily Egyptian your donation designation.
  6. Place an ad for your business or organization with the DE – we have print, online and multimedia options to help you reach our readers and followers.
  7. Become a digital newsroom sponsor. These funds will be used to develop our digital newsroom and include display ads in the DE, mentions in our digital content and more. Details below.

Digital Newsroom Sponsorship Levels

Only one available: $10,000  – You are THE  sponsor of our digital newsroom for the next 12 months! Thank you! Here are the promotions we guarantee for you, your business or organization: Intro text with “powered by (business name)” followed by 15 second video ad at the end of the news segments for one calendar year; featured in press releases, articles, social media posts, etc., when fundraiser or digital newsroom are mentioned for one calendar year. One thank you full back page color ad, as well as month-long web page widget once the funds are received. Afterward, a quarter page page black and white ad in each printed edition through the remainder of the calendar year.

$2,500 – Mention in 30 days of video segments, ¼ page color ad in 16 weeks of print, widget or banner ad for 16 weeks on our website, social media story mention once a week for 4 weeks, mention in our print and online sponsorship thank you ads.
$1,000 –  ¼ page color ad in 4 weeks of print, widget or banner ad for 4 weeks on our website, mention in our print and online sponsorship thank you ads.

$500 –  ¼ page black and white ad in 4 weeks of print, widget or banner ad for 2 weeks on our website, mention in our print and online sponsorship thank you ads.

$250 – one ¼ page color ad, one week widget on the website, mention in our print and online sponsorship thank you ad.

$100 – mention in our print and online sponsorship thank you ads.

Questions? Ready to support The Daily Egyptian? Contact Business Manager Jessica Guthrie: (618) 536-3309 or [email protected].

 

About Scholastic Journalism Week: Feb. 19-23, 2024

Scholastic Journalism Week is an annual event that celebrates and promotes the importance of journalism and media literacy in schools and colleges. This week-long observance typically takes place in late February and is organized by the Journalism Education Association (JEA) and the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) in the United States.

The primary goals of Scholastic Journalism Week are to:

Promote Journalism Education: Encourage the importance of journalism education and the role it plays in developing critical thinking, communication skills, and media literacy among students.

Celebrate Student Journalists: Recognize and celebrate the work of student journalists and the impact they have on their schools and communities.

Raise Awareness: Raise awareness about the challenges and opportunities in the field of journalism, including the importance of a free and responsible press.

Feb. 6, 2024 Press Release