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Company: The Durango Herald
Position:
Page designer/copy editor
Location:
Colorado
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
November 18, 2013
Job ID: 1535580

Description:

The Durango Herald, a family-owned daily newspaper in spectacular Southwest Colorado, seeks an experienced page designer/copy editor to join its multimedia news desk. We're looking for somone who can design news and feature pages that advance stories, write headlines that grab readers, and edit copy for accuracy, clarity, completeness and organization.

The ideal candidate also will offer at least some of the following qualifications -- experience with digital news and content on both desktop and mobile platforms, a foundation in CMS production technology, SEO experience, understanding of social media, and experience editing audio and video for online and mobile devices.

Applicants should be proficient in InDesign. Command of AP style is essential. Hours include nights and weekends.

The Herald, a branch of Ballantine Communications Inc., has a proud tradition of journalistic excellence and repeatedly has been honored as the best small daily in Colorado. It is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and page-design and headline-writing samples to Amy Maestas, news editor, at amaestas@durangoherald.com or c/o The Durango Herald, 1275 Main Ave., Durango CO 81301.

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