Come write for us at The Tab King’s!
There’s no scary application process, and no experience required
Has studying from home got your bored out of your mind? Why not try something new and join us at The Tab King’s. There’s no experience required, and we’re a lovely bunch. You could be covering the latest King’s gossip, breaking hard-hitting stories, or helping us fill our Insta with memes.
We’re particularly encouraging students from minority backgrounds to sign up. If you feel like journalism isn’t typically accessible for people from your background, please do get in touch via Facebook or Instagram.
No experience is needed, and you’ll have guidance from experienced editors to get you up and running, whether news or features is your thing. The process is simple. You don’t even need to apply – just get drop us a message if you’re interested and we’ll get you writing.
Why The Tab King’s?
Last year, we broke the biggest stories on campus, with some making it into national news. Fire risks in halls, September’s accommodation crisis, XR protests, and Covid updates – we cover the stories that matter most to King’s students.
Investigating important issues is a great way to exercise your voice, and push for the university you want. We’ve investigated King’s counselling waitlist, as well as sexual harassment on campus, to raise awareness on serious problems and encourage students to take action.
If you’re not into covering heavy news, that’s no problem. We’re always looking for people to cover campus gossip, talk about animal crossing, or create classic Tab quizzes. What you write is up to you.
The best of all this is you don’t need any experience to apply. We’ll support you every step of the way, and help you learn all the skills you need to publish a great article. Unlike other student publications, we don’t expect you to come in knowing exactly what you’re doing. We’re a close-knit team, and are always happy to answer your questions whilst you find your feet.
You don’t have to be an English student, or plan to go into journalism in the future (although Tab writers have gone on to work for Buzzfeed, The Times, The Guardian, and Vice amongst others).
It’s an opportunity to get to know new people, have a laugh and cover whatever interests you. You also get a free Tab t-shirt, which means you can put off doing your laundry for another day.
If all this has you convinced, drop us a DM on Instagram and you’re good to go. No scary application form, no interviews, just message us and say hello!
Don’t have Instagram? Message us on Facebook instead.