Copy Editor/Designer

Santa Barbara News-Press, Santa Barbara, California

Date PostedJanuary 12, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

The Santa Barbara News-Press is seeking a copy editor/designer. The successful candidate will be a wizard at copy editing timely news or feature stories, be able to design news, sports layouts and inside pages, select wire stories, write excellent headlines and improve local copy, complete layout and meet deadlines. The ideal fit will have computer fluency in DTI, InDesign, InCopy, PhotoShop and Illustrator. Must have excellent attention to detail, passion for grammar, usage and style, take direction, understand the nature of breaking news and solve problems. Background in newspaper design preferred, as is knowledge of AP style. We are looking for a collaborative, creative team member with great people and customer-service skills, and that is able to work well under deadline pressure. Successful candidates thrive in a creative, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Work schedule will vary, may include evenings, weekend and holiday hours. 

If interested, please send your resume and design clips to the Santa Barbara News-Press, P.O. Box 1359,Santa Barbara, CA. 93102-1359 Attn: Human Resources or e-mail to



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