The Register-Guard, an award-winning daily newspaper and website in Eugene, Ore., seeks an entry-level copy editor for its cross-platform news/ features desk. We are looking for a versatile copy editor with excellent news judgment who can:
Edit swiftly and thoroughly for accuracy, clarity and fairness.
· Craft enticing headlines for print and SEO headlines for the Web.
· Design and paginate with InDesign-based publishing system.
· Post stories, photos and links online via content management system.
We seek a rising star with a solid understanding of online and print publishing who sees and values the copy editor's role in an increasingly digital news environment and who will help champion and redefine that role to incorporate new technologies. Experience with one or more of the following is highly desired: news applications of social media and blogging tools, such as Facebook, Twitter and Storify; SEO; Photoshop; Illustrator; Acrobat; and HTML/CSS. All copy editors must be available to work nights and weekends. Full job description is available at registerguard.com. Submit application with letter, resumé and samples by July 29, 2013, to rgjob.applications@...
or to Copy Editor, HR Department, The Register-Guard, 3500 Chad Drive, Eugene, OR 97408.