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Company: The Galveston County Daily News
Seeking copy editor/designer
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 23, 2013
Job ID: 1421519



The Galveston County Daily News, the oldest continuously published newspaper in Texas, seeks a detail-oriented copy editor who can do it all, from editing raw copy from reporters to designing creative pages and posting stories to the Web. 


The Daily News is looking for a copy editor with 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. 


The ideal candidate has excellent editing skills, including strong knowledge of grammar and Associated Press style, and has the ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment under deadline pressure.


Knowledge of InDesign is a must, and proficiency with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop is desired. Experience creating graphics is a plus.


This is a nighttime position and requires weekend and holiday work from our Texas City office, located less than 15 miles from Galveston.


Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and examples of page layouts to Dave Mathews, news editor, at Materials also can be mailed to The Galveston County Daily News, Attn. Dave Mathews, 7800 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Texas City, TX 77591.


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