The Record (Bergen County, NJ) has an opening for a part-time copy editor on the news/features copy desk.
Duties include: Editing staff and wire copy for style, clarity, accuracy, fairness, objectivity, completeness, organization, consistency, freshness, smoothness and libel; Enhancing readability of copy, taking a reader-centric approach; Writing engaging headlines for stories, pictures, illustrations and graphics; Writing accurate, complete and creative caption information for photographs, illustrations and graphics; Writing effective Web heads, captions and summaries; and Ensuring accurate Web tagging.
Two years of newspaper editing experience preferred. Reporting experience is a plus.
If interested, send a resume, a cover letter and your five best clips/work samples to Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor, The Record, PO Box 471, 1 Garret Mountain Plaza, Woodland Park, NJ 07424.