Department of Student Publications
Application for Staff Positions

The Daily Beacon and Phoenix Literary Arts Magazine are published by The University of Tennessee Office of Student Media. Both are editorially independent publications and are entirely student written, produced and managed. Staff members are committed to the highest standards of professional, responsible journalism and adhere to the Code of Ethics of the American Society of Newspaper Editors.

All Student Media publications seek the very best candidate to fill each staff position. Applicants should be aware that both objective and subjective criteria are used for considering qualifications. The application form must be thoroughly and accurately completed to be accepted for consideration.

TO APPLY FOR A STUDENT STAFF POSITION:

  1. Submit the completed application form below.
  2. Submit a copy of your academic history for all post-secondary academic work completed to date. Academic histories may be submitted to:

    Director of Student Media
    11 Communications Building
    University of Tennessee
    Knoxville, TN 37996-0314

TO APPLY FOR A SENIOR STAFF POSITION:

  • The Daily Beacon: Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor, Chief Copy Editor, Advertising Manager
  • Phoenix: Editor-in-Chief
  • Volunteer: Editor-in-Chief
    1. Submit the completed application form below.
    2. Submit a current resume.
    3. Submit two letters of recommendation from a faculty member and/or former employer. Letters may be submitted to:

      Director of Student Media
      11 Communications Building
      University of Tennessee
      Knoxville, TN 37996-0314
      Phone: (865) 974-5206
      Fax: (865) 974-5569

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About You

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