The DTH is organized by desks, and any questions you have would be best answered by the editor of the desk that interests you. If you have general questions, feel free to contact DTH Editor Guillermo Molero at firstname.lastname@example.org or General Manager Courtney Mitchell at email@example.com.
Here is a brief description of each desk:
Copy & Audience Engagement: Edits content for clarity, accuracy and style, checks facts and writes headlines. Expands and engages readership by creating content for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, newsletters and other digital channels.
Design & Graphics: Designs newspaper pages to present photos, stories and headlines in attractive, engaging ways. Creates graphics, illustrations and charts for print and online.
Photo: Takes photos of news, sports and community events. Illustrates news stories through photojournalism. Photos appear in print and online.
Audio: The audio team will work with reporters across desks to produce series or standalone audio content for the publication's online audiences.
City & State: Covers Chapel Hill, Carrboro and the greater Orange County area, including business, politics, education, the environment, housing, public safety, and arts and culture. Occasionally covers state and national news.
Data: The data team will work across desks to pitch and report stories driven by data and focused on topics important to the UNC and greater Orange County communities.
Sports: Covers all 27 varsity sports as well as club sports on occasion. Reports on the UNC athletic department and sports’ larger role in Chapel Hill.
University: Covers all campus news except sports, including student life, UNC administration, Student Government, housing, academics, research, dining, campus safety, and arts and culture.
Video: Produces videos to either accompany online stories or serve as standalone projects. The type of videos produced depend on the newsroom's content at any given time.
*Editorial Board members and columnists are hired at the beginning of each semester in a separate application process. You can find that application here.