Join The Herald


The Brown Daily Herald, Inc. is a financially independent, nonprofit media organization with more than 250 students working across our journalism, business and web divisions to bring you The Brown Daily Herald, BlogDailyHerald and Post- Magazine. The Herald seeks to inform and entertain the Brown community by producing engaging content relevant to our audience across a variety of platforms.


The Herald is an organization devoted to teaching, and we pride ourselves on our training of staff members and culture of mentorship. We are committed to growing our staff members as people, thinkers and leaders and helping them develop skills they will use for the rest of their lives. Former Heralders currently work at top organizations in media, consulting, finance, tech and the nonprofit sector.



Reporters pursue engaging stories about the University and campus life, Providence and Rhode Island, arts and culture, sports and science and research.

Photographers and videographers produce the images and videos that bring stories to life while learning to use professional-grade equipment and software.

Designers lay out the print edition of our newspaper and create compelling graphics.

Copy editors review articles for accuracy and clarity, ensuring that we publish nothing but our best work.


BlogDailyHerald writers blog about the latest campus news and happenings and keep students in the loop on everything they should know, from "Frosh-cessities" to "Students Who Do Cool Things."


Business associates pitch to local and university clients to sell advertising for print and online, manage The Herald's finances and generate new revenue streams.


Web staffers help build and improve The Herald's websites, which get hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.

Our social media team edits Facebook posts to boost our reach and develops our online audience.


Columnists share their ideas and opinions on topics that affect Brown and the surrounding community.

The Editorial Page Board writes editorials that represent the institutional view of The Herald.

Editorial cartoonists and comic artists create illustrations that provide commentary and entertainment, respectively.


It's simple: Come to the one of the open houses held at The Herald's offices at 195 Angell St. Sunday, Jan. 31! The journalism open house at 2 p.m. will have information about all journalism positions available at The Herald, and Herald staffers from every part of the paper will be there to chat and answer all of your questions. The business open house at 3 p.m. will have information about all business positions available at The Herald, and the general managers will be available to answer any questions you might have.

After the open house, we'll schedule a brief conversation with you to discuss your interests and get to know you better!

If you can't make the open house, but are still interested in joining, email

Students of all class years are welcome. No prior experience is required — we'll teach you what you need to know!

Check out our recruitment videos to get a taste of life at The Herald!


Please email with specific questions or for more information. We hope to see you soon!