Join Our Team

Work for SMU Campus Weekly and The Daily Campus

All SMU students — regardless of major or classification — are encouraged to apply for available staff positions within SMU Student Media (SMU Campus Weekly and smudailycampus.com) by completing and submitting the application. Staff positions are on a semesterly basis and new staff members are interviewed/hired at the end of every regular academic semester. Paid positions are available for writers, editors, photographers, designers/graphic artists and more.

Board of Directors

Student and staff volunteers serve on Student Media Company’s board of directors.

Send resume and cover letter to Jay Miller at jamiller@smu.edu for consideration.

SMU Campus Weekly Editor in Chief

Editor in Chief of the SMU Campus Weekly newspaper is chosen through an open application process conducted by the Student Media Company Board of Directors at the end of each semester. The process includes a rigorous application and a required interview with the Board of Directors.

This is a paid position. Applicants must be enrolled full-time or have minimum hours to graduate. Undergraduate applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Graduate applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.

Contact Advisor Jay Miller at jamiller@smu.edu for more information.

Rotunda yearbook Editor in Chief

Editor in Chief of the Rotunda yearbook is chosen through an open application process conducted by the Student Media Company Board of Directors at the end of each semester. The process includes a rigorous application and a required interview with the Board of Directors.

This is a paid position. Applicants must be enrolled full-time or have minimum hours to graduate. Undergraduate applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Graduate applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.

Contact Advisor Jay Miller at jamiller@smu.edu for more information.

Reporting for SMU Campus Weekly and The Daily Campus

Students interested in reporting for a specific section should contact the appropriate section editor directly to apply for a contributing writer or staff writer position.

Contributing writers are unpaid and may write as often or as little as they wish. Staff writers are paid and required to produce at least two articles per week. There are a limited number of staff writer positions available each semester.

The majority of reporting is done through writing, although opportunities for video, audio and data-visualization reporting are available to interested students.

Both contributing and staff writers are required to attend weekly writers’ meetings, at a time set by the section editor.

Interested in becoming a staff photographer?

Contact the photo editor directly.

Other ways to get involved with SMU Campus Weekly and The Daily Campus

Paid positions are also available in design, copy-editing and website management. Contact the Editor in Chief for more information.

Want to become a section editor?

Section editors are chosen through an open application process at the end of each semester. The application process includes a required interview with the Editor in Chief.

All positions are paid. For most positions, previous experience is preferred.

Apply online!

Ad Sales Team

Members of the award-winning advertising team at SMU Campus Weekly and The Daily Campus develop client relationships and manage client accounts while working flexible hours on campus. We always have room for strong advertising sales representatives in our fast-paced advertising department. When you are ready to work hard and develop skills that will help set you apart as you move into your professional career, send your resume and cover letter to cbarnhill@smu.edu.

Current openings on the Ad Sales Team:
Sales Representative/Account Manager

Marketing Manager

Bringing readers to all of our assets is a fun and challenging opportunity to develop your creativity in marketing. From recruiting and managing street team members and letting people know about events on campus to developing special issues with the production department, the marketing manager will work hard to develop fun and interesting projects. Conceive ideas to increase readership and attendance. Work with designers to develop campaign assets. Maintain the advertising team’s voice on Twitter and Facebook.

Prefer students eligible for work study. Ability to work independently as well as in teams is a must.

Apply online!