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Campus Publications

Campus Publications is the publishing house for the campus newspaper and the yearbook, both award winners.

 

Internships in Campus Publications

Communication 1110, Apprenticeship in Communication Center Media: Publication Production, is a one-credit apprenticeship offered each semester. See Courses of Study for full description. Students enrolled in the course will select their own internship with either the Mirage or the Trinitonian; many interns go on to successfully apply for staff positions. For more information contact Campus Publications adviser Katharine Martin (kmartin1 [at] trinity.edu).

Job Openings in Campus Publications

All Campus Publications jobs are institutional work positions and open to all Trinity students. For information about current job openings in Campus Publications, please contact kmartin1 [at] trinity.edu, who will direct you to the appropriate editor or manager. Staff for the upcoming academic year is hired in late March and April.

Campus Publications Editors and Managers

The Board of Campus Publications hires the executive business and editorial staffs for the Mirage and Trinitonian. Full job descriptions and salary ranges are available from kmartin1 [at] trinity.edu. The persons hired for the top six positions are responsible for the operation of Campus Publications as a business and a publishing house. Everything from content, including news and opinion, to the business operations, including advertising and budget maintenance, is the responsibility of the publications executives. These key student employees report directly to the adviser on a day-to-day basis and to the Board of Campus Publications at monthly meetings. 

The top managers are responsible for hiring all other staff members. Recruiting and interviewing begins after spring break. Watch the Trinitonian for announcements. 

Campus Publications Oversight

The eight-member Board of Campus Publications oversees the Campus Publications program. The preamble to the Board's charter acknowledges the University's commitment to the free exchange of student ideas and opinions and the University's recognition "that the student press has a fundamental right to determine the content of its own publications free from censorship and threat of reprisal, suspension, or removal from office. However, Trinity University also expects that the student press will conduct its business in a professional and responsible manner, adhering to the canons of journalism and business ethics."

Faculty, an administrator, and students serve on the Board.

The coordinator for student-edited publications, Katharine Martin, serves as liaison between the Board and Campus Publications staff and as adviser to the students employed by Campus Publications. Faculty members interested in serving on the Board should contact the Faculty Senate. Students should contact the president of the Association of Student Representatives.

Board of Campus Publications Charter