Copy editor, Gannett Government Media, Springfield, Va.
- Gannett Government Media has an immediate opening for a full-time copy editor.
We're looking for a superlative copy editor to craft headlines, ensure accuracy and enforce style for our six newsweeklies, four magazines and 11 websites.
The ideal candidate has sound news judgment and a passion for sweating the details. Responsibilities include editing stories and proofing pages; writing headlines, captions and other amplifying text; designing pages; posting to websites and blogs; and reviewing all platforms for libelous content.
Applicants should have at least two years of experience as a copy editor or reporter, preferably for a daily newspaper. Pagination experience with QuarkXPress or Adobe InDesign is preferred.
A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required, and familiarity with The Associated Press stylebook is a must.
Please send resume to resumes@... or:
Gannett Government Media
6883 Commercial Drive
Springfield, VA 22159