Join The Herald

ABOUT 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.

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN

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.

WHAT YOU CAN DO

NEWS

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

Blog writers cover campus and popular and popular culture happenings with snark and humor.

Data journalists and web producers work together to provide journalism for the 21st century! They support stories by finding and visualizing data online.

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

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

Illustrators produce images that help bring stories to life. Editorial cartoonists and comic artists create illustrations that provide commentary and entertainment, respectively.

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.

BUSINESS

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.

AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT

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.

OPINIONS

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.

HOW TO JOIN

It's simple: Come to the one of the open houses held at The Herald's offices at 195 Angell St. Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11 at 2 p.m.! The open house will have information about all journalism and business 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.

If you can't make the open house, but are still interested in joining, email herald@browndailyherald.com.

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!

QUESTIONS

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