Join the Tab!

Do you have what it takes to write for the Tab?

With over 10,000 readers a day there has never been a better time to join the Tab’s team and we’re only looking to get bigger.

It’s masses of fun, a great opportunity and incredible experience with a strong chance of getting your writing in the national press – and if that’s not enough here’s 13 more reasons to join the Tab.

Take a look at the positions below and email [email protected] to get involved, just make sure you tell us which position you want to apply for.

What to apply for?


We’re always on the lookout for talented and enthusiastic writers who are keen to get stuck in and write a variety of news, features, fashion, sports and opinion, or just stick to one section. Let us know and we’ll bring you on board, show you the ropes and you’ll be a budding journalist in no time. No experience necessary.

News Editor

We’re looking for a motivated and organised fresher or second year who feels they would be able to become an integral member of our everyday team as editor of the news section.

You’ll be involved in writing, editing, commissioning and producing news articles on anything happens in Durham. A good sense of humour, a keen nose for news and a way with words is essential.

No experience necessary. Must be a fresher or second year.

How do I apply?

To apply, submit a short paragraph telling us why you’d be a good pick and answers to the following questions:

  • What are your favourite and least favourite things about The Tab?
  • What’s the biggest story happening in Durham right now that we’ve missed on The Tab?
  • Pick a recent article on The Tab and come up with an amusing headline for it.

Applications close at noon on Sunday the 2nd of March