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Staff Positions with The Daily Beacon

There are numerous opportunities for getting involved with The Daily Beacon, the campus newspaper serving the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus and surrounding community. The paper is editorially independent and is entirely student written, produced and managed. See what we're all about here.

Fill out an online application here.


     Daily Beacon Advertising

                   Designer                                      Design and create print and digital advertisements and

                                                                       promotional materials for clients of The Daily Beacon


                   Ad Sales Rep                               Develop and present print and digital advertising campaigns

                                                                       and sell clients on advertising and promotion concepts


     Daily Beacon Editorial - Beats include arts and culture, news, photography, sports, student life


                  Beat Editors                                  Plan, coordinate and assign articles, assist writers,

                                                                         enforce deadlines in support of the assigned beat


                  Editorial writer                               Work closely with editorial staff to create a political or social

                                                                        message relating to current events or personalities 


                  Cartoonist                                     Create sequenced panel images with a clear narrative


                  Columnists                                    Write intelligent, well-organized and thought-provoking columns


                  Copy Editors                                  Read and edit stories and cutlines in preparation for publication


                  Design Editors                               Design and create editorial content for The Daily Beacon

                                                                        including news articles, photography, and other graphic images


                  Editorial Production                        Create and prepare graphical presentation of editorial content 


                  Web/social media editors                Publish, create and manage content for



                  Photographers                               Capture and edit photographic images of newsworthy events 


                  Video/multimedia contributor          Capture and edit video of newsworthy events;

                                                                        create web-specific content 


                  Writers                                           Conduct interviews, research and write stories 



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