Copy Editor, BermanBraun, Santa Monica, Calif.
- Copy Editor: Must be Onsite â" Remote work will not be considered
BermanBraun is seeking an experienced copy editor with a proven background in new media for a group of high profile, portal-based websites.
Responsibilities and Requirements:
--The candidate should have 3-5 years experience, at least 1 year online.
--The ideal candidate should demonstrate superior, deadline-driven editing skills, the ability to craft clear copy with uncompromising standards of grammatical and factual accuracy, excellent communication skills and a positive, team-oriented attitude.
--Candidate should be efficient and able to work independently under pressure while maintaining attention to detail.
--Knowledge of The Associated Press Stylebook is required, as well as hands-on experience with CMS publishing systems, solid comfort level working in digital media, and strong computer skills.
--Position will be focused on daily copy editing of all content packages to be posted to the respective sites.
--Excellent interpersonal skills are a must; bachelorâs degree required.
BermanBraun's digital division has created and operates some of the most popular properties online. They include the celebrity news site WONDERWALL, which BermanBraun launched in partnership with Microsoft in February 2009. The site is the primary celebrity destination on the MSN network, and currently ranks first in engagement among all competitive sites in entertainment news. The site has averaged over 17 million unique users over the last 3 months. WONDERWALL has averaged over a billion page views per month for the period December 2011 thru February 2012. In April 2010, BermanBraun launched GLO -- a site created in partnership with MSN and Hearst. GLO features an innovative design that creates a unique âdigital magazineâ experience for women seeking style, beauty and lifestyle content. GLO averages over 5 million monthly uniques and currently ranks first in engagement among competitive sites in its fashion/beauty category. BermanBraun is launching three new sites with AOL in 2012 in the categories of weather, pets and men. BermanBraun also created and operates the sites WONDERWALL LATINO and POWERWALL.
BermanBraun recently acquired Whiskey Media, CNET Founder Shelby Bonnieâs media and technology company based in San Francisco that has created a next generation publishing, data and social tools platform. BermanBraun recently launched its first site built on the Whiskey platform -- TESTED WITH JAMIE AND ADAM. Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage are the stars of the hit television show MYTHBUSTERS on Discovery Channel, and have a strategic alliance with BermanBraun to create television and digital content and brands.
In television, BermanBraun is producing the series ALPHAS (currently airing on SyFy); UNCHAINED REACTION (currently airing on Discovery Channel); JUNK GYPSIES (to air in 2012 on HGTV); POLYAMORY (to air in 2012 on Showtime) and two additional new series to be produced with MythBusters stars Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage for Discovery Channel. BermanBraun is also producing the scripted pilots NOTORIOUS for NBC; REWIND for SyFy; UNTITLED LOUIS CK/SPIKE FERESTEN PROJECT for CBS.
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