The University Daily Kansan will begin taking applications for the summer and fall 2014 semesters.


Interested applicants can send a cover letter and résumé to The following positions are available:

—News correspondents

—Multimedia correspondents


Applications for all editor positions must be sent to by Friday, April 25 at 5 p.m. Applications for all other staff positions must be sent to by Monday, May 5 at noon.

Click here to view available editor positions. Those applying for editor positions should send a résumé and cover letter to

Interviews for editor positions will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27 in the Kansan conference room.

For more information about non-editor positions,  click here for detailed job descriptions. You must agree to adhere to all components listed in the job description to apply.

Available non-editor staff positions include:
—News reporters (beats include: local and state government, Student Senate, campus administration and general assignment) (paid and correspondent positions)

—Arts and features correspondents and bloggers (beats include: features, local music, visual/fine/performing arts, food/drink, movies/television, health/sex/wellness/spirituality) (correspondent positions)

—Multimedia producers (paid and correspondent positions)

—Designers (paid and correspondent positions)

  • —Sports reporters, columnists and bloggers

—Opinion columnists or bloggers

—Correspondent copy editors

You do not need to be a journalism major to work for the Kansan; however, you must be enrolled in at least six credit hours. To apply, email the following materials to

Fall 2014 Kansan Application (click to download)
• A copy of your résumé
• A cover letter
• Samples of your work (not necessary for those applying for editor positions)

Still have questions? Email Emma LeGault, summer and fall 2014 editor-in-chief, at