Copy editors and page designers, Scripps Central Desk, Corpus Christi, Texas
- The Scripps Central Desk is interested in energetic, forward-thinking copy editors and/or page designers for production of its western newspapers.
This person will create bold pages and lively headlines while ensuring accurate copy for the Abilene (Texas) Reporter-News, Corpus Christi (Texas) Caller- Times, Redding (Calif.) Record-Searchlight and Wichita Falls (Texas) Times Record News. Applicants need strong communication and teamwork skills and unwavering attention to detail.
They should be solid under pressure and committed to deadlines. Applicants also need to embrace the challenge of finding efficiencies in producing five and eventually seven papers at once. A minimum of two years daily experience is preferred.
The Central Desk is run by E.W. Scripps and pays competitive salary with excellent benefits. It operates in Corpus Christi, which sits on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, about three hours southwest of Houston and two hours south of San Antonio.
The Central Desk won 10 design/editing awards in its first year of operation at the highly competitive Texas Associated Press Managing Editors contest. Apply online at www.scripps.com/careers/jobsearch (requisition No. 1807). You may also send a resume, cover letter, work samples and references to Jen Meehan, Scripps Central editorial director, meehanj@....