The Shield

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The Shield has many opportunities for USI students to gain experience in reporting, photography, videography, personal selling, accounting, marketing and graphic design. To apply, complete one of the following applications.


Shield Staff application

Editorial staff positions include writers, photographers, videographers, copy editors, graphic designers, editors and managing editor

Business staff positions include a sales and marketing supervisor, sales consultants and a business manager.

Social media staff positions include a Facebook/Twitter content creator, Instagram content creator, assistant creators and social media manager.


COVID-19 Magazine application

Magazine hiring positions include illustrators, layout designers and graphic designers.


Editor-in-chief application Due by 11:59 p.m. the Friday after USI’s Spring Break every year. The editor-in-chief is responsible for the overall operations of the newspaper and is appointed each year by the USI Student Publications Committee.

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