Tabulae Staff Application Process

  • Applications to be on the 2020-2021 Tabulae Staff are now closed.

    Applications for the 2021-2022 staff will open in January of 2021.

    Here's what the interview committee will take into consideration when looking over your portfolio before the formal interview. It would also be a good idea to look through previous editions of Tabulae to familiarize yourself with the sections/style of the book. Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the first week in February.

    Designers
    Design/Layout/Graphic Design similar to magazine design; creating attractive pages that incorporate a number of design elements such as pictures, copy, alternative copy graphics, etc.; experience with desktop publishing software such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator is desirable though not required. Work samples can include graphics created in any software, flyers/posters/projects that you designed, etc. If you have NO portfolio, you should create a piece of design that shows your skill in artistic elements such as spacing, color, arrangement, and general aesthetic values. 

    Photographers 
    Photography includes shooting, organizing, editing and selecting digital pictures; applying professional photography principles; experience in an LTHS photography class desirable though not required. Work samples should include 7 – 10 of your strongest photographs. All photography candidates must submit to your interview a portfolio (digital or printed/film) of at least 7 photos that you feel would be yearbook print-worthy /representative of your skill. Please make sure that your photos are high-resolution and if printed, printed well. 

    Writers
    Feature writing includes finding and developing story angles and writing interesting feature stories. Also includes creating quick reads and alternatives to regular feature articles; experience in LTHS Journalistic Writing desirable though not required. Work samples should include two to three short non-fiction writing samples that you generated for a class, project, etc.