Welcome to your one-stop guide for USC print and online editorial

This guide serves as a compass for you as you strive to make your USC stories, photos, videos, graphics and other communications tools shine.

It’s meant for…

  • USC University Communications staff
  • Communications staff at USC schools, units and institutes

I’m a writer, editor or producer.
What will I find here that matters to me?

  • How to submit stories, photos and videos for USC News consideration (and improve the chance they’ll get published)
  • How to write and submit useful tags, subheads and headlines
  • USC university style guide – and it’s searchable!
  • Contact info for the people who put together USC News, USC Trojan Family Magazine and USC’s Facebook/Twitter and other social media

“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I work on USC News. What’s here for me?

  • Instructions on how to upload content to WordPress, from creating pull quotes to hyperlinking. Includes a cheat sheet.
  • How to crop photos and upload slideshows