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Company: Carroll County Times
Position:
Copy Editor/Page Designer
Location:
Maryland
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
May 23, 2014
Job ID: 276168

Description:

Copy Editor/Page Designer

The Carroll County Times, a 27,000-circulation daily newspaper in Westminster, Md., is seeking a Copy Editor/Page Designer. The successful candidate will possess excellent grammar and spelling skills and will be ready and willing to work closely with reporters and other editors on editing local and wire copy, designing pages and writing headlines. The position also requires work on the Times' online products. Experience with Adobe InDesign or a similar layout program is desired. A bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field is required.

As a member of the copy desk team, the copy editor will be expected to:
Design, lay out and paginate pages on deadline that are appealing to readers. This includes News, Sports, Features and tab pages.
Make decisions on play of news stories.
Write headlines and cutlines.
Update and monitor social media feeds, as well as interact with our online audience.
Edit, post and update content to carrollcountytimes.com.
Contribute as an active member of the copy desk team.
Produce special sections on occasion.
Edit local and wire stories for organization, clarity, style, grammar and spelling.

This position requires working nights, weekends and holidays. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and design samples to:
Jim Lee
Editor
Carroll County Times
201 Railroad Avenue
Westminster, MD 21158;
or email jim.lee@carrollcountytimes.com.

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