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Company: The Journal Gazette
Position:
Overnight editor sought
Location:
Indiana
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 7, 2013
Job ID: 1179421

Description:

The Journal Gazette needs an overnight editor for its 24-7-365 newsroom and www.journalgazette.net Web site. Hours will be 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. During the first part of the shift, the overnight editor will work as a copy editor on our universal news desk, assisting with the production of current and future print editions. After midnight, this editor gains primary responsibility for www.journalgazette.net, which means: Checking with the night city editor about recent updates or stories in progress; Monitoring the 24-hour news hotline, the police scanner, e-mail, faxes and the news services for updates; Dispatching reporters and/or photographers to the scene of major breaking local news; Preparing and posting approved materials and other news content to Web pages. A bachelor?s degree in journalism or related fields required, as is previous experience in reporting and/or copy editing. If you are interested, contact Assistant Copy Desk Editor Jeff Merritt, The Journal Gazette, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46801-0088 or via e-mail  at jmerritt@jg.net.

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