Copy Editor

Rapid City Journal, Rapid City, South Dakota

Date PostedDecember 06, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusPart-time
SalaryNot Specified

The Rapid City Journal, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper in the heart of the Black Hills of South Dakota, has an immediate opening for a part-time copy editor. This position requires an organized person with an eye for detail and a strong creative streak to help publish clean and engaging material in a newspaper that values high-impact journalism and sharp design. We seek a self-starter who is deadline oriented for this position that includes night and some weekend shifts.

The qualified candidate will have a knowledge of AP style, uphold high standards for grammar and word usage, and have a keen eye for writing snappy, effective headlines. The position also allows for a hand in determining page design and packaging of news stories. Entry-level candidates who show a knack for organization and autonomy will be considered for this position.

The paper is located in a bustling city of 70,000 people in western South Dakota that is home to a vibrant downtown, Mount Rushmore, Badlands National Park, the Black Hills National Forest, and a wealth of outdoor and artistic opportunities.

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