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Company: Post-Newsweek Media
Copy Editor
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
October 17, 2013
Job ID: 1528186


Southern Maryland Newspapers, a publisher of community newspapers and a daily Web site, has an opening for a copy editor in its Waldorf, Md., office.

The position involves editing, headline writing, working with writers and editors, and layout. Speed, accuracy and solid news judgment are crucial in meeting multiple deadlines. Knowledge of QuarkXPress and Adobe InDesign a must, and proficiency with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and basic HTML and familiarity with search engine optimization is desired.

We're looking for a wordsmith and visual journalist: In addition to editing, the ideal candidate can handle print and Web, section fronts and graphics, layout and headlines.

A college degree is required. At least two years’ experience in a daily or weekly newspaper environment is preferred.

Send resume and work samples to: or mail to: Glen Cullen, Senior Editor for Copy and Design, The Gazette, 9030 Comprint Court, Gaithersburg, MD 20877. No calls, please.


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