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Company: The Galveston County Daily News
Position:
Seeking copy editor/designer
Location:
Texas
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
July 11, 2014
Job ID: 1421519

Description:

The Galveston County Daily News seeks a standout copy editor, somebody who can do it all — from editing raw copy to designing creative pages to posting stories to the web.

Our next copy editor must be a team player with a strong knowledge of grammar and AP style. Knowledge of InDesign is a must, and proficiency with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop is desired. Experience creating graphics is a huge plus. Multimedia skills are highly desired. There also will be opportunities to write.

The ideal candidate has a bachelor's degree and two to three years of experience in copy editing and designing a variety of newspaper pages, including news, features and sports. Journalism veterans as well as recent college graduates are encouraged to apply.

The bottom line is, if you can get the job done, we want you on our team. We're looking to fill this position quickly.

This is a nighttime position and requires weekend and holiday work from our Texas City office, which is a short drive from the beaches of Galveston and about a 30-minute ride from Houston.

Send a cover letter, résumé and five examples of page layouts to the hiring team of News Editor Dave Mathews, dave.mathews@galvnews.com, and Assistant News Editor Jim Levesque, jim.levesque@galvnews.com.

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