Copy editor/designer, Shaw Media, Crystal Lake, IL
- Shaw Media's operation in suburban Chicago is looking for an experienced copy editor and page designer to work on its universal night copy desk in Crystal Lake, IL.
The universal desk is responsible for editing and designing three daily newspapers: the Northwest Herald (based in Crystal Lake); the Kane County Chronicle (St. Charles); and the Daily Chronicle (DeKalb.)
The ideal candidate will have the ability to toggle between print and web responsibilities, and feel comfortable editing copy and writing headlines for news, sports and features. While the focus of this job is on copy editing and related duties, the ability to design great-looking pages also is required.
Understanding the future of community journalism and digital media's role in it also are high priorities. The hours for this position call for night and weekend availability.
Candidates should have a college degree in journalism or related field and previous experience in copy editing and page design, preferably using inDesign.
Interested candidates may send their resume and design samples to:
Shaw Suburban Media - Human Resources
Attn: Copy Editor/Page Designer
P.O. Box 250, Crystal Lake, IL 60039
or E-mail: Editorialrecruitment@...