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Company: The Tampa Tribune
Copy editor
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 31, 2014
Job ID: 1566600


The Tampa Tribune seeks an experienced slot Copy Editor to join our night news team. This Copy Editor serves in a leadership role that requires quick and creative headline writing and the ability to work effectively with other editors to create a product that engages readers in a highly competitive market.

The slot Copy Editor is responsible for the quality of display copy, final proofing and managing page flow and deadlines, in addition to other editing duties. Successful candidates will exhibit strong interpersonal skills, meticulous attention to detail and the ability to write and edit under heavy deadline pressure with aplomb. The shift is primarily nights and weekends.

Requirements: At least five years of copy editing experience in a metro newsroom or comparable daily-deadline-driven environment, bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field and mastery of grammar and AP style. Design skills, especially the ability to identify typographical style errors, and knowledge of the Adode Creative Suite and the Saxotech content-management system are a plus.  

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