GateHouse News Service seeks a self-directed, detail-oriented copy editor to proofread and write headlines for stories on the Web-based news service, as well as for weekly topical pages such as those on Health, Food and NASCAR and monthly/quarterly niche products, including Family, Bride and Home & Garden. Other duties include gathering links for the daily GateHouse national news budget, maintaining and creating news packages for GateHouseNewsService.com, creating breaking news packages for GateHouse Media's newspaper websites, writing national-interest briefs packages and other deadline work. Must be proficient in AP Style, Microsoft Office products and an online content management system. Video editing skills are a plus, as are other skills in photography, online work, social media or PhotoShop. Full-time, paid holidays, vacation and other benefits. Three to five years of journalism experience required. This is a job for the copy editor whose skills go beyond grammar and style, and who is comfortable in a Web-driven environment. GateHouse Media owns community newspapers from California to New York, including 87 dailies and more than 200 weeklies. Send cover letter and resume to GateHouse News Service executive editor Lisa Glowinski, lglowinski@...
Location: Chicago area, Illinois
Job Status: Full-time