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Company: The Journal
Copy Editor needed
West Virginia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
June 12, 2013
Job ID: 1460994


The Journal, a seven-day morning newspaper in the West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle, is seeking a copy editor to join its team. Candidates should have a college degree, previous design experience, be self motivated and creative, have strong news judgment and the ability to meet deadlines.

The successful candidate will be required to edit copy and design pages for news, sports and living sections, as well as numerous special publications throughout the year. Duties also include updating the website, posting stories to social media and editing photos and video.

The position is primarily nights and does require some weekend shifts.

The Journal offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Martinsburg is located in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, a short drive from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and news design samples to Christopher Kinsler, editor, at Review of applications will begin immediately.

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