Copy Editor

Cougfan.com LLC, Pullman, Washington

Date PostedJuly 12, 2018
IndustryDigital Media
SpecialtySports/Outdoors
Job StatusFreelance
Salary$25 per hour
Websitehttp://www.cougfan.com
Description:

Cougfan.com is the CBS/247 network affiliate covering Washington State University and Pac-12 Conference athletics. Cougfan.com is an award-winning, 20-year-old website that puts primary emphasis on football, basketball and recruiting. We seek one to two subcontractors to edit stories, write headlines, crop photos, compile stat boxes, etc. as part of coverage of football practices and games and other assignments. Weekly hours can vary, but roughly figure to be 4 to 12, depending on other staffing.

Previous editing experience is mandatory. Ability to work on deadline pressure; the judgment and skill to rewrite when needed; the ability to quickly spot holes in stories; the ability to write snappy, SEO-friendly headlines; and the eye for matching stories with apprporiate photo(s) are ciritical. Outstanding writing and reporting skills are a must, as is the need to become well-versed in the who, what and where of WSU football and basketball. Location is not a concern, as the work can be performed remotely. We seek a commitment running from approx. August 5 through Dec. 31 and, ideally beyond. Send resumes and writing samples to cougfandotcom@hotmail.com attn copy editor position.


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