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Company: Shaw Media's suburban Chicago operation
Seeking dynamic page designer/copy editor
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
August 14, 2013
Job ID: 1378986


Shaw Media's operation in suburban Chicago is looking for an experienced copy editor/page designer to work on its universal night copy desk in Crystal Lake, IL.

The universal desk is responsible for editing and designing a number of daily and weekly newspapers from Shaw Media's suburban operation, including the Northwest Herald (based in Crystal Lake); the Kane County Chronicle (St. Charles); and the Daily Chronicle (DeKalb.)

The ideal candidate will have an eye for great newspaper design and the skills to put together some of the sharpest looking cover and inside pages in the business, all on deadline.

This candidate also should feel comfortable editing copy and writing headlines for news, sports and features.

Understanding the future of community journalism and digital media's role in it also are high priorities. The hours for this position call for night and weekend availability.

Candidates should have a college degree in journalism or related field and previous experience in copy editing and designing section fronts, including A1, preferably using inDesign.

Interested candidates may send their resume and work samples to:

Shaw Media - Human Resources
Attn: Page Designer
P.O. Box 250, Crystal Lake, IL 60039

OR E-mail:

Shaw Media is a Drug Free Employer.
Pre-employment background check and drug screen required.
This posting may not include all duties of the position.
An Equal Opportunity Employer

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