The Daily Wildcat has more than 150 student staff in a variety of positions, from reporting and editing to accounting, graphic design and advertising sales. Most jobs are advertised in the Daily Wildcat. For information about specific jobs, please contact the person listed. For general employment information for Student Media, stop by our business office, 615 N. Park, or call 621-8659. Positions can fill very quickly and due to the competitive nature of many of these jobs (students like working for us!), we do not know how many spots are open at any one time.
The Daily Wildcat and DailyWildcat.com employ more than 100 reporters, photographers, copy editors and page designers during the school year, and a couple dozen during the summer. Though prior journalism experience is not an official requirement, applicants for reporting and photography positions will be expected to submit an application and samples of their work. Pay is typically by assignment; editors are on salary. Contact the editor in chief at email@example.com or 621-7579, or the managing editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and information on how to apply.
Graphic designers create advertising and other marketing materials for the Daily Wildcat. They must be proficient in software design programs and have some design experience. For information, contact Cindy Callahan at 621-3377 or email@example.com.
Classified Advertising Representatives
One of the liveliest places to work is in the Wildcat advertising offices, where a number of jobs are available each semester. Our classified ad reps take ads over the phone and work with walk-in customers. Contact Karen Tortorella-Notari at 621-3425 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accounting assistants in our ad department process insertion orders, create runsheets, and handle billing and credit inquiries. They should be detail-oriented and have experience in accounting or bookkeeping. An ideal job for a future accountant! Contact Karen Tortorella-Notari at 621-3425 or email@example.com.
Our advertising account executives sell and maintain display advertising accounts in the Daily Wildcat and are paid by commission. Sales and marketing background are required for these highly competitive spots. To inquire about open positions or apply, contact Jonathan Quinn, student marketing manager, at 621-1714 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our marketing associates are the front line of our print publication and digital efforts, serving on our street team, managing social media engagement, creating and implementing ways to promote and market both the Daily Wildcat and our customers to the campus community, and more. To inquire about open positions or apply, contact Jonathan Quinn, student marketing manager, at email@example.com.