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Copy Desk Chief, Alabama Media Group, Birmingham

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    This role is an opportunity to expand your career beyond copy editing as you become a coach for other copy editors, and have a true voice in the final
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 26 8:35 PM
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      This role is an opportunity to expand your career beyond copy editing as you become a coach for other copy editors, and have a true voice in the final newspaper product. As Copy Desk Chief you'll do hands-on editing, and also help supervise the copy editing staff who work on stories for a breadth of products including four newspapers, magazines and special sections, to ensure they are accurate and correct. If you want to be a part of helping to create the future of journalism, to work for a new type of media organization with a truly collaborative environment, and to be a coach and mentor to others, then this role could be just right for you.

      To be a good fit for this opportunity you will have:
      A bachelor's degree in journalism or a relevant combination of education and experience
      Experience in copy editing in a newsroom (preferred) or other publication
      A strong understanding of AP style
      Excellent grammar and spelling skills, with exceptional attention to detail
      The ability to write creative, eye-catching headlines
      The ability to balance efficient and accurate editing with a quick turnaround time
      Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
      The ability to multi-task and work within daily deadlines
      Click the "Apply" button for further details...
      Alabama Media Group is a digitally-focused news and information company that combines quality journalism from The Birmingham News, The Huntsville Times, Mobile's Press-Register and The Mississippi Press with up-to-the-minute access of AL.com. Alabama Media Group provides innovative ways to inform, connect and empower the people of Alabama and in the communities we serve.

      Alabama Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

      IMPORTANT: HOW TO APPLY

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