The Richmond Times-Dispatch has an opening for a versatile, deadline-oriented copy editor. Our ideal candidate has strong news judgment and an analytical mind, as well as a love of language and current events. He or she also will have top-notch headline-writing talent, full knowledge of AP style and excellent fact-checking skills. Our editing team has a wide footprint, with an emphasis on news, enterprise and business reporting. We work closely with reporters, assigning editors and designers, so collaboration is crucial.
Under the stable ownership of Berkshire Hathaway, The Times-Dispatch is optimistic about our future and committed to community journalism. Richmond — Virginia’s capital and the heart of a vibrant, historically rich region with easy access to beaches, mountains and Washington — boasts a thriving cultural scene and appears on numerous lists of top destinations and places to live.
Submit a résumé, cover letter and your top five headlines to Night Editor Kim Chapman at kchapman(at)timesdispatch.com. Attach Word or PDF documents and put "Copy editor candidate" in the email subject line. No phone calls, please.
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