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.

    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. 

    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. 

    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.