If you have a passion for words, visual storytelling and community journalism, you are exactly the type of person we are seeking to join our team as a copy editor/page designer at our daily newspaper, the Yuma Sun, located in Yuma, Ariz. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing news pages, including section fronts, and writing headlines. This person also will edit locally produced and wire services copy for use in Yuma Sun publications.
We play a very active role in our Web site, YumaSun.com, and our ideal candidate will be able to craft smart, witty social media postings.
Our candidate must have either a Bachelor’s degree in journalism or English or an equivalent education. Newspaper experience or related work experience is also desirable. The candidate must also be able to work evening and weekend shifts.
To apply for the position, send a cover letter, resume, references and design samples to: Roy Olivas at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via mail at the Yuma Sun, c/o Roy Olivas, 2055 Arizona Avenue, Yuma, AZ 85364.
For more information, call Roy Olivas at 928-539-6865.
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