- Copy Editor
The Register-Guard, an award-winning daily newspaper and website in Eugene, Ore., seeks an entry-level copy editor for its cross-platform news/ features desk. We are looking for a versatile copy editor with excellent news judgment who can:
Edit swiftly and thoroughly for accuracy, clarity and fairness.
· Craft enticing headlines for print and SEO headlines for the Web.
· Design and paginate with InDesign-based publishing system.
· Post stories, photos and links online via content management system.
We seek a rising star with a solid understanding of online and print publishing who sees and values the copy editor's role in an increasingly digital news environment and who will help champion and redefine that role to incorporate new technologies. Experience with one or more of the following is highly desired: news applications of social media and blogging tools, such as Facebook, Twitter and Storify; SEO; Photoshop; Illustrator; Acrobat; and HTML/CSS. All copy editors must be available to work nights and weekends. Full job description is available at registerguard.com. Submit application with letter, resumé and samples by July 29, 2013, to rgjob.applications@... or to Copy Editor, HR Department, The Register-Guard, 3500 Chad Drive, Eugene, OR 97408.
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 good grammatical skills and knowledge of AP style. The applicant needs to be familiar with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Position involves night and weekend shifts. 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@....
The Odessa American has an opening for a copy editor who can design both feature and news pages, edit and write accurate, enticing headlines under deadline pressure for an award-winning daily newspaper in warm West Texas. The OA has won numerous awards at the Texas Better Newspaper Association and the Associated Press Managing Editors conferences the past few years. Quark experience is a must and daily newspaper experience is highly preferred. Pay is in the $28,000 range with benefits. Send resume and samples to Ben Adams, Odessa American, P.O. Box 2952, Odessa, TX 79761. Fax: 432-333-7742. Email: badams@....