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Company: The Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Part-Time Newspaper Producer
Job Status:  Part-time
Ad Expires: 
March 28, 2013
Job ID: 1471486

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times, a subsidiary of the E.W. Scripps Company and proud member of the community for over 125 years is looking for a Part Time Central Desk Newspaper Producer.The successful candidate will produce pages and non-breaking news web postings for the Scripps newspapers that the Central Desk serves and their niche products. The production of these pages includes the design, presentation, picture selection, copy editing, captions and headline writing.Key activities * Possess a clear sense of mission, a written-word savvy and design/presentation style that increases the integrity of all news products that come through. * Present the news clearly and on time with as few errors as possible. * Ensure all product deadlines and quality standards are met. * Produce pages with an eye to limiting errors and inaccuracies, good headline writing, play of stories, photo/graphic presentation, and consistent deadline performance. * Respond to concerns or suggestions from supervisors about story play, presentation, headlines, etc. * Develop a knowledge of the communities which the center serves. * Implement common styles (written-word and presentation) that meet the needs of its customers in the most efficient manner possible. * Take responsibility for timeliness, thoroughness and accuracy of the work. Skills & Abilities    

* Must have ability to improve and develop own skills through feedback, personal development and shared best practices.

* Must demonstrate organizational efficiency and effectiveness necessary to contribute to a fast-paced production environment serving multiple customers * Must possess a clear sense of mission, a design/presentation philosophy and outstanding editing and writing skills to ensure the integrity of all news products that come through the central desk. * Must demonstrate a thorough understanding and operational fluency of in line editing; copy editing, headline writing, picture editing, and publication design (from font management to color theory). * Must show understanding knowledge of libel laws as well as state and federal laws regarding open meetings, open records and access to information. * Must exhibit high standards of accuracy and fairness. * Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays Education &

Experience/Certifications: * Some college preferred. * A minimum of 1 - 2 years daily newspaper editorial experience preferred

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