Copy Production Editor, The Record, Bergen County, NJ
- The Record (Bergen County, NJ) has an opening for a full-time Copy Production Editor who will perform all duties of a copy editor along with page layout and Web posting.
This editor may also be called on for occasional or regular slotting. The successful candidate must have strong editing skills, a solid journalism background, and the ability to work with other editors and writers under strict deadlines. He or she must display sound news judgment in selecting and placing stories, photos, illustrations and graphics, and making the appropriate headline calls.
The successful candidate must be proficient in the necessary technology, including Windows XP, Word and Quark. He or she will be responsible for laying out pages that package related news stories and make full use of available graphics and typographical devices to make pages attractive, imaginative and reader-inviting. The candidate will also post stories on the Web site as needed and directed. Applicants must have a minimum of five years of newspaper editing experience.
Hours and days will vary but generally this job will work late afternoons/evenings. If interested, send a resume, a cover letter and your five best clips/work samples to Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor, The Record, PO Box 471, 1 Garret Mountain Plaza, Woodland Park, NJ 07424
The Record, with a circulation of about 150,000 daily and 175,000 Sunday, is family-owned and located in North Jersey. It has won the "General Excellence Award" as New Jersey's best large daily newspaper (for circulation more than 60,000) in six of the past 10 years. The newspaper is located within 30 minutes of Times Square in Manhattan and is a short drive from the Shore and the mountains. Our company also owns the Herald News, a small daily, and about 60 weekly newspapers and magazines. Our website is at www.northjersey.com.