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Company: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Position:
Entry-level copy editor
Location:
Little Rock, Arkansas
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Negotiable
Website: http://www.arkansasonline.com

Description:

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock is looking for an entry-level night news copy editor.
 
Our copy editors, working in conjunction with the page design desk, are afforded the opportunity to hone their editing and headline writing skills. They also get a chance to work on the wire desk.
 
The successful candidate for this position should have a bachelor's degree in journalism or related field, and at least one year of daily newspaper experience, which can include internships. This position requires knowledge of grammar, punctuation, Associated Press style and libel law.
 
Any applicant called in for an interview should expect to take a copy-editing test. New hires are required to pass a drug test.
 
The night copy desk operates seven days a week. Shifts start in late afternoon.
 
Competitive salary is based on experience. Resumes, including a list of job references and examples of headlines and editing, should be directed to: Sandra Tyler, night news editor, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, AR 72203 or styler@arkansasonline.com. Phone: (501) 378-3886.
 
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is a family-owned newspaper, with a daily circulation of about 145,000 and a Sunday circulation of about 215,000. The newspaper is based in Little Rock, the Arkansas capital. The paper also has an edition in Northwest Arkansas.


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