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Company: 22nd Century Media
Position:
Multi-talented assistant editor
Location:
Northbrook, Illinois
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Not Specified
Website: http://22ndcenturymedia.com

Description:

22nd Century Media, a publishing company with 12 titles in the Chicago suburbs and one in Malibu, Calif., has a full-time opportunity for an assistant editor to join its rapidly growing Northbrook team, which will launch its sixth paper in September. 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in working in an entrepreneurial, open and fast-paced environment. 

Primary responsiblities include: helping plan weekly newspapers consisting of news, life and arts, and sports sections; covering local events and meetings; photography; producing compilation features such as a community calendar, obits and police reports; and working with a team of editors and freelancers to deliver hyper-local news on a daily basis.

Copy-editing skills and vast knowledge of AP Style and grammar are a must.

The ideal candidate for this position will be detail-oriented, a team player, energetic and have a creative mindset. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite and Adobe InCopy. Previous newsroom experience is preferred. A four-year journalism degree from an accredited college or university is required.

To be considered for this opportunity, please send a copy of your resume and three (3) writing samples at your earliest convenience to joe@wilmettebeacon.com. EOE

No phone calls please. 


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