Work with us!
In addition to contributing to the newspaper, current students at the University of Regina have the opportunity to apply for staff positions. We look for passionate, engaged individuals who have a keen interest in building the university community, student life, and our non-profit corporation.
If you are looking to get real-world workplace experience before you graduate, let us equip you with the skills and experience you are looking for! Whether it is managing our payroll and taxes, designing our covers and finding article images, or being out in the field interviewing an assortment of people, we have a position for you. Join us to become an integral part of our contrarian student newspaper working on news, investigative journalism, arts and sports coverage, opinions, graphics, and more. Become a student journalist.
In order to apply for any of the open positions posted below, you’ll need to email an application to firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and a cover letter. If you’re applying for a writing or editing position you’ll also be required to send in two writing samples that showcase your abilities. These can be pieces you’ve written for courses previously, academic papers, articles published in other papers, articles you’ve contributed to our paper, or even creative writing. Really, whatever you feel would give us a good idea of your ability to research, condense, and convey information, and/or to edit for grammar, structure, and clarity. If you’re applying for a position where graphic editing or design may be a part of your role (Advertising Manager; Graphic Editor; Multimedia Editor; Production Manager; Technical Editor), please give an overview of your experience in your cover letter; sending samples of previous work may aid us in sorting out the best role to place you in, and is encouraged if you have them available.
Business Manager – Hiring Immediately: The Business Manager is responsible to oversee the day-to-day business functions of the paper, including finances and payroll, marketing, communications, and human resource roles. Tasks include communications and administrative duties; holding a seat on the Board of Directors to speak to managerial and financial operations; working to maintain our non-for-profit corporation status; collecting and presenting information on finances at board meetings, AGMs, and/or SGMs; ensuring policies and procedures are up to date and being adhered to.
Copy Editor – Hiring for October, 2022: The Copy Editor is responsible to ensure the newspaper is consistent with Canadian Press standards and Carillon style. During each issue they will act in the secondary editing phase by correcting grammar, spelling, punctuation, formatting, and providing feedback and coaching to section editors on grammar, composition, and style inconsistencies.
Sports & Health Editor – Hiring Immediately: The Sports & Health Editor is responsible for their section, that being a minimum of two pages if the section has no writer, three pages if there is a writer, and a maximum page count of five if contributions allow. Other duties include coordinating and recruiting contributors; encouraging coverage of local organizations, teams, businesses, community organizations and events, campus clubs and teams; finding four-seven stories for each week’s pitch list; helping those writing for S&H with brainstorming, interview sourcing, and article direction; ensuring their section has full pages and meets the minimum; editing the section on production night. Necessary skills include good time management, English fluency and confidence in grammar, comfortability editing both grammar and structure of articles, and a proactive communication style.
News Writer – Hiring Immediately: The News Writer is responsible for two articles per issue (one full-page and one half-page), primarily regarding the news that comes from the University of Regina (U of R) which may include faculty, administration, and the student’s union. Article topics may also include municipal, provincial, national, and international news, but topics relevant and of interest to students at the U of R are always priority. Duties include coordinating article topics with the News Editor, sending out interview requests and conducting multiple interviews when possible, conducting the appropriate research and providing references for the fact checking process, writing articles to the appropriate word count, and sending them to the News Editor by the appropriate deadline.