Copy editor/page designer

Frederick, Maryland

Date Posted August 27, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $35K-$42K
Website http://fredericknewspost.com

Description:

Do you have an eye for page design and the knack for picking up mistakes in reporters' copy? If so, you might be a great fit at The Frederick News-Post.

The FNP, a six-day daily in Frederick, Maryland, is seeking an experienced copy editor and page designer.

Qualified candidates will have previous editing experience. The right candidate will be part of a copy desk team that works on the daily newspaper as well as several other niche publications. Candidates should feel comfortable providing second reads on stories (first reads in cases of breaking news), laying out both news and feature pages as well as being the final set of eyes on daily newsletters and social media posts. Must have a working knowledge of InDesign and be able to post stories to the website. Excellent communications skills and able to work with a collaborative spirit are a must.

A bachelor’s degree, preferably in Journalism, English, or related program, is required. Must have excellent grammar skills and knowledge of AP style. Those applying must be open to working evenings, weekends and holidays.

To apply, send a cover letter (explaining why Frederick is right for you), resume, salary requirements and work samples to jobs@newspost.comResumes submitted without a cover letter and salary requirements WILL NOT be reviewed. 

PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.