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The Daily Tar Heel has student job opportunities in all departments. The job opportunities require different skill sets but more importantly, a willingness to learn and work hard. Our graduates go on to top jobs in journalism, advertising, politics, technology, the law and many other professions. Check out this page to learn more about job opportunities in each department.
The Daily Tar Heel newsroom has job opportunities for reporters, copy editors, photographers, designers and digital producers. The newsroom hires new staff three times a year: at the beginning of each semester and at the beginning of summer school. Here's a list of frequently asked questions and answers about the newsroom hiring process.
Beginning newsroom positions are unpaid.
Apply for current openings: The Spring 2019 application is now available and is due on Jan. 18.
The Opinion Editor hires editorial board members and columnists at the end of each semester. These positions are unpaid.
Questions: Email the opinion editor.
Overview: DTH Media Corp. is looking for two enthusiastic junior account executives to join our advertising sales team. Our account executives build relationships with clients and help sell and provide advertising and marketing services to both national and local clients.
Our account executives are responsible for selling, coordinating and managing both print and digital advertising and marketing campaigns.
DTH Advertising is currently hiring junior account executives for Fall 2019. Apply here.
Questions: Email the advertising director.
1893 Brand Studio
The 1893 Brand Studio, previously known as DTH Media Services, is an agency that works for clients to tell stories. Students who join the agency will build and refine their storytelling skills across media and platforms, while also learning how to work for a client, take direction and produce excellent work on deadline.
Students are paid per client assignment after a semester-long training period. We are looking for writers, videographers, photographers, designers, web developers and more.
Questions: Email the managing director, Molly Looman.
Apply for current openings: Here. Applications are due for Fall 2019 by August 23 at 3 p.m.
Customer service representatives. They are typically hired at the beginning of each semester. These positions are federal work-study jobs.
Questions: Email the general manager.
Apply for current openings: Here.
Southern Neighbor Magazine
"My favorite part of working for Southern Neighbor is the ability to really engage with the community. Every word, every picture and every graphic helps tell the stories of the communities around here. There are so many important stories we report on — from pieces on clean water all the way to restaurant reviews, there's a ton of creative freedom here. The sky is really the limit at Southern Neighbor and I'm so excited to see what our fall staff will produce."
-2017-18 Southern Neighbor Editor Sofia Edelman
DTH Media Corp. also publishes a monthly news and lifestyle magazine called Southern Neighbor. Writers, photographers and designers are needed to cover feature-length stories on education, leisure, entertainment, business and development.