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Company: Transport Topics
Seeking a dynamic Deputy Copy Chief
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 28, 2013
Job ID: 1471605


 Transport Topics Publishing Group seeks an eager and detail-oriented copy editor to join its award-winning publications team as deputy copy chief. This position is responsible for helping oversee the accuracy, editorial style and content of stories appearing in our publications dealing with the trucking and freight transportation industries. Duties include writing headlines/cutlines/captions; working with reporters and freelancers on the crafting of and development of stories and coordinating with production and content editors on story placement, photo selection and page layouts.

 BA/BS degree in Journalism or English with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in copy editing and writingrequired.  The successful applicant must have excellent editing and communications skills. A working knowledge of AP Style is a must. The ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlineswhile being extremely detail-oriented is also essential.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. We are located in Arlington, Va., outside of Washington, D.C., within walking distance of the Ballston Metro station.

To apply:  Please visit submit your resume and cover letter. Please include salary requirements in cover letter. Resumes received without the required information will not be considered.

 Applicants must be eligible to work in the US. Please no third-party, agency responses, re-postings, calls or walk-ins or relocation assistance.  ATA is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action at-will employer that participates in E-Verify and background screening.  All candidates will be evaluated on merit.



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