Copy Editor, The Tallahassee Democrat, Fla.
- The Tallahassee Democrat -- a Gannett newspaper in Tallahassee, Florida -- has an immediate opening for a Copy Editor for its news copy desk. This position is responsible for editing stories, ensuring spelling, grammar, syntax and quotes are accurate and correct; design and layout news pages, write headlines, crop and size photographs. Qualifications include college degree or equivalent experience, along with thorough understanding of newspaper editing standards, including consideration of AP style and necessary content. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of modern journalistic techniques through innovative editing, new approaches to old problems and a concern for the public's perception of the newspaper, while adhering and upholding standards traditionally observed by the newspaper. Experience with design software, such as Adobe InDesign or QuarkXpress, is preferred. This shift is evening and weekends.
Please send resume to news editor Soni McKenzie at smckenzie@....
Or mail to:
277 N. Magnolia Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32301