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Company: The Bakersfield Californian
Seeking letters editor/page designer
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
June 13, 2013
Job ID: 1476505


The Bakersfield Californian, a locally owned 48,000-circulation newspaper in Central California, has an opening for a full-time letters editor/page designer. This position requires the employee to collect, edit and verify the accuracy and authorship of letters to the editor and locally produced op-eds, as well as maintain a database of letter writers. The employee will also design and paginate two Opinion pages per day (one on Saturday) and maintain the department's
presence in social media and on the website.

Applicants should have at least three years of daily newspaper copy editing and design experience. Solid writing proficiency and strong proofreading and editing skills are essential. Experience in page design and layout on pagination systems like Quark or InDesign is highly valued.

The Californian offers a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, accident insurance and paid vacation.

To be considered please submit a cover letter and resume to Opinion Editor Robert Price, P.O. Bin 440, Bakersfield, CA, 93302. Email:

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