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Senior Staff

MAY 17, 2023

The Daily Californian is recruiting for summer 2023!

Students from all backgrounds and majors are encouraged to apply.

The Daily Californian is Berkeley’s student-run newspaper of record. For nearly 150 years, it has trained students in areas of journalism, business and other professional industries. Joining our 400+ person staff is the best way to join an amazing community of content creators, business leaders and programmers.

The Daily Cal is routinely recognized as the premier college newspaper in the country, winning both statewide and national awards each year. We’ve been recognized with more than 40 awards, including 20 first-place awards, within the last three years.

You can apply to up to two of the following positions for our summer session using our application form. Applications are due Friday, May 26, at 11:59 p.m.

  • Sports reporter
  • Arts reporter
  • General assignment news reporter
  • Blogger
  • Environmental blogger
  • Opinion columnist
  • Illustrator
  • Comic strip cartoonist
  • Graphic artist
  • Layout designer
  • Day producer
  • Podcaster
  • Video producer
  • Photographer
  • Projects developer
  • High school interns (all departments)

Read more about each position and the required application materials here. Questions? Ask us at an info session, or contact our hiring managers at [email protected].

We encourage applicants to attend one of our info sessions to meet our editors and learn more about working at the Daily Cal. In addition, to familiarize yourself with our application process, attend our application workshop or sign up for a coffee chat with our staffers!

Info session/application workshop interest form: https://forms.gle/Mf8Qwhb72K1QdqJJ8 

Coffee chat sign-ups: https://calendly.com/hiring-coffeechats/coffee-chats 

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MAY 17, 2023