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Company: Belleville News-Democrat
Seeking page designer-online producer-copy editor
Job Status:  Not Specified
Ad Expires: 
February 4, 2013
Job ID: 1450627


    The Belleville News-Democrat, the leading news organization in southwestern Illinois, is looking for an energetic page designer-online producer-copy editor to be part of our continuous news desk.

    The BND has a reputation for aggressive watchdog reporting, comprehensive local coverage and a web-first breaking news mind-set. Our work earned top honors - the sweepstakes awards - in the largest circulation categories in both the Illinois Press Association and Illinois Associated Press Editor Association journalism contests in 2012. The BND is a 50k circulation daily, and gets more than 7 million monthly page views.

    The successful candidate for this position must have excellent page design, copy editing and headline-writing skills, embrace both print and digital and be willing to learn new moves as part of a continuous news operation. Responsibilities include helping to manage our website in the evening, from editing and posting content to ordering the news.

    We expect all of our team members to be passionate about local journalism and to work well with others across the newsroom.

    If you think you fit the bill, please send your cover letter, work samples and resume to Joe Ostermeier, senior editor, BND and, at or to PO Box 427, Belleville, IL, 62222.

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