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2814Copy editors sought, Washington Post

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  • Daniel
    Mar 5, 2010
      The Washington Post is looking for two seasoned copy editors with at least five years of experience to become multiplatform editors on the Universal News desk. Multiplatform editors are central to The Post's converged newsroom. They copy-edit newspaper and Web stories, edit blogs, write headlines and keys for all platforms, and work on photo gallery captions.

      The ideal candidate is an uncompromising wordsmith and stellar headline writer with a keen eye for detail and a respect for tight deadlines. The candidate must be able to work very quickly and shift easily among duties; he or she should be comfortable working on all production platforms; and the candidate should have some experience with search-engine optimization.

      These positions report to Multiplatform Editing Chief Anne Ferguson-Rohrer. The jobs involve night and weekend work. If you are interested, please send a cover letter and résumé with contact information for at least three references to Ferguson-Rohrer (fergusona@...) or Peter Perl (perlp@...) by March 19.