page designer/copy editor
- The Fresno Bee, Central California's leading news organization, is looking for a versatile page designer/copy editor who is skilled at creative news and sports page designs. The winning candidate will join a 14-person universal copy desk that handles editing and design duties for print, online and mobile platforms. Requirements include a bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field and at least three years of page design/copy editing experience in a daily news environment. Computer competence is a must. Shifts include night and weekend work. Salary will be based on experience. Applications can be downloaded from www.fresnobee.com/beejobs/ and submitted with a cover letter, resume, up to 10 work samples (page designs) and references to Assistant Managing Editor Kris Eldred at keldred@..., or to Kris Eldred, The Fresno Bee, 1626 E St., Fresno, CA 93786. No phone calls, please. The application window closes May 15, 2013. All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a drug test. The Bee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Durango Herald, a family-owned daily newspaper in spectacular Southwest Colorado, seeks an experienced page designer/copy editor to join its multimedia news desk. We're looking for someone who can design news and feature pages that advance stories, write headlines that grab readers, and edit copy for accuracy, clarity, completeness and organization.
The ideal candidate also will offer at least some of the following qualifications -- experience with digital news and content on both desktop and mobile platforms, a foundation in CMS production technology, SEO experience, understanding of social media, and experience editing audio and video for online and mobile devices.
Applicants should be proficient in InDesign. Command of AP style is essential. Hours include nights and weekends.
The Herald, a branch of Ballantine Communications Inc., has a proud tradition of journalistic excellence and repeatedly has been honored as the best small daily in Colorado. It is an equal opportunity employer.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and page-design and headline-writing samples to Amy Maestas, news editor, atamaestas@... or c/o The Durango Herald, 1275 Main Ave., Durango CO 81301.
The Grand Island Independent is looking for a copy editor who also is talented at designing pages and writing headlines. This editor also would build graphics to go along with news stories. This editor must have strong editing skills and knowledge of AP style. The applicant needs to be familiar with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Position involves night and weekend shifts. Previous experience working in a deadline-based environment preferred, but qualified, recent college graduates will be considered. College degree in journalism, English or a related discipline is preferred. This is a full-time position. Send a resume, references and clips of pages designed and of graphics to Jim Faddis, Managing Editor, The Grand Island Independent, P.O. Box 1208, Grand Island, NE 68802 or to jim.faddis@....