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Company: The Tribune
Copy Editor/Sports
San Luis Obispo, California
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Not Specified


Copy editor/Sports:35,000 daily McClatchy newspaper on California's Central Coast seeks a full-time copy editor on the sports desk. Successful applicant will have at least one to two year’s experience at a daily newspaper, strong editing skills and the ability to write accurate, inviting headlines. In addition, applicants must be able to lay out news pages in Quark, have good design skills and knowledge of AP style. Good sports knowledge is a must.

Successful applicant will work one day a week as a news copy editor. All copy editors are also responsible for posting edited content to the paper’s website.  Position will include night and weekend work, and includes reporting opportunities. A typical shift is from 2:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

The Tribune is looking for an individual with initiative who will welcome challenges and the opportunity for growth. San Luis Obispo is a terrific environment in which to live and work. We are halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, seven miles from the Pacific Ocean. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, generous vacation and sick time.

To apply send cover letter, resume, samples of your work that reflect the breadth and depth of your abilities, and a brief statement as to why we should hire you to: Human Resources, The Tribune, P.O. Box 112, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406. Or e-mail to:    

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