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Company: The Times
Position:
Assistant lifestyle editor
Location:
Georgia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 12, 2013
Job ID: 1468179

Description:

ASSISTANT FEATURES EDITOR
The Times in Gainesville, Ga., has an immediate opening for a talented, energetic assistant features editor to help with production of daily lifestyle pages, a weekly entertainment tabloid and other niche publications

The ideal candidate is an energetic self-starter with a passion for telling stories. Must be extremely organized and a good planner who can look not only at what's going into tomorrow's paper but also long-term to help set the agenda for the type of stories that appeal to our readers.

Job entails writing compelling stories, designing eye-catching pages, making story assignments, helping plan daily coverage and editing both local and wire content.

Must be a visual thinker who can plan packages that combine well-written stories, strong photos and other elements. Requirements include strong copy editing skills, page design skills and writing experience. Knowledge of AP style is a must. Experience with copy editing and page design is required. Knowledge of Adobe In-Design, PhotoShop and Illustrator is a plus.

 If you are talented, enthusiastic and love newspapers, you might be a good fit in our newsroom. We offer paid vacation, benefits and 401K profit sharing. The Times, a seven-day daily with a circulation of 26,000, is a Georgia Press Association General Excellence Award winner. Interviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is based on experience. Send cover letter, resume, writing samples and design samples to hr@gainesvilletimes.com or P.O. Box 838, Gainesville, GA 30503.

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