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Come work for The Carolinian!

By Grace Taylor, News Director


Looking for a PAID job opportunity? Do you enjoy writing stories, taking photos, or talking with members of our community?

We are currently hiring! The Carolinian is seeking dedicated writers, editors, copyeditors, and social media managers to join our team.

We are currently accepting all majors, but it is a bonus if you are currently an English, Communications, or Graphic Design Major. If you are confident in your skills, check out the job descriptions below and apply today.


Students interested in news positions should contact News Director Grace Taylor at gstaylor@email.uscupstate.edu, and those interested in art positions should contact Art Director Michael Brewer at brewerma@email.uscupstate.edu.


Editor (News)

Positions available: 1

Duties include:

  • Working with news director to generate and assign stories

  • Coordinating weekly meetings with new director and reporters for story assignments

  • Reviewing reporter-generated content for accuracy and suitability for publication before sending it to the copyeditor

Compensation: $300 for the 2023-24 academic year, in two payments of $150 in December and May.


Copyeditor (News)

Positions available: 1

Duties include:

  • Editing stories for grammar and readability

  • Posting stories to our website

Compensation: $300 for the 2023-24 academic year, in two payments of $150 in December and May.


Video Editor (News)

Positions available: 1

Duties include:

  • Editing and posting videos created by the video reporters

  • Using video clips to create a weekly news show

Compensation: $250 for the 2013-24 academic year, in two payments of $125 in December and May.


Video Reporter (News)

Positions available: 2

Duties include:

  • Creating video stories as assigned by the News Director

  • Video Reporters must shoot their own footage

  • 1-2 stories per week to be included in a news show

Compensation: $250 for the 2023-24 academic year, in two payments of $125 in December and May

Reporter (News)

Positions available: 3

Duties include:

  • Writing stories assigned by the News Director or stories that you want to write

  • 1 story per week

Compensation: $200 for the 2023-24 academic year, in two payments of $100 in December and May.


Photographer (Art)

Positions available: 1

Duties Include:

  • Photographing college events as assigned for photo features

  • Providing photographic support for reporters, graphic designers as needed

Compensation: $200 for the 2023-24 academic year, in two payments of $100 in December and May.


Social Media Manager (Art)

Positions available: 1

Duties include:

  • Posting provided graphics to the paper's Instagram and X accounts as directed

  • Moderating comments on both accounts and maintaining steady levels of activity

Compensation: $200 for the 2023-24 academic year, in two payments of $100 in December and May.


Marketing Manager (Art)

Positions available: 1

Duties include:

  • Increasing the visibility of The Carolinian on campus

  • Moderating comments on both accounts and maintaining steady levels of activity

Compensation: $200 for the 2023-24 academic year, in two payments of $100 in December and May.

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