Copy Editor

Lee Enterprises, Munster, Indiana

Date Posted September 18, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website http://www.lee.net

Description:

The Times of Northwest Indiana is seeking an energetic copy editor with a passion for ensuring accuracy, fairness and style, a knack for writing headlines, an eye for detail and the ability to occasionally oversee the nightly operation. This position will be part of a three-person copy desk for our award-winning newspaper and website.  


Essential responsibilities:
• Help oversee all live pages of the newspaper, news, business and sports.
• Help ensure that news and sports make deadlines.
• Help track page flow and proof pages.
• Help make story-play decisions on late-breaking news.
• Help with basic reporting duties on occasion.

Minimum requirements:
• Strong editing and design skills.
• Ability to organize, juggle many tasks, set priorities and make deadline. 
• Broad knowledge of AP style and a quick study on NWI style, press law, spelling and grammar. 
• Understanding of community standards for taste.
• Unswerving dedication to accuracy.
• Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems.
• Ability to help manage flow of content to web.

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Experience: At least 3 years of experience on a daily copy desk preferred.

Learn more or apply online at www.nwi.com/timesjobs

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