Copy Editor/Page Designer, News-Post, Frederick, Md.
- UPDATE: This job posting will expire Friday, Dec. 3, so if you were thinking about applying, please do by Friday. If you have questions about the position, contact Jessica Gaitan at jessicaink@....
Immediate opening for Copy Editor/Page Designer responsible for writing headlines, editing articles, improving story leads for articles and building pages. Primary pages will include the front page, news, and feature section fronts (excluding sports). Will develop information graphics and locator maps.
Must possess online skills to include writing news updates, posting stories, photos, videos and sending out breaking e-alerts. Will read and edit reporter stories in addition to AP news copy to correct errors in grammar, spelling, syntax and facts to improve clarity. Normal working hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 3 p.m. to 12 Midnight; however, ability to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays is required.
Bachelor's degree, preferably in English, Journalism, or related programs is preferred and previous copy editing experience with a newspaper is required. Experience with News Edit and Quark or InDesign software is preferred. Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license with no more than two points for a period of two years.
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