Multiplatform Copy Editor

The Seattle Times, Seattle, Washington

Date Posted April 21, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Other
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://company.seattletimes.com/careers/

Description:

The Seattle Times, a family-owned news organization and one of the nation's premier regional news sources, is looking for a Multiplatform Copy Editor to join our Pulitzer Prize-winning newsroom. As part of our team, you will ensure news-worthy content moves rapidly through initial draft to final product with accuracy, sense, fairness, inclusivity, grammar and style. You should be comfortable working under tight deadlines with ease while supporting multiple editors at once. Ideally, you have previous experience (and mastery) with both AP and local style.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

We are committed to diversity and creating an inclusive newsroom and encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply. If your profile doesn’t match this job description exactly, you may still be a candidate for this position. Please let us know how your skills and experience relate to the role and its objectives in your Cover Letter.

Schedule

Variable schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

This role requires union dues be paid on a monthly basis as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the employer and union.

Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times continues its tradition as a family-owned, independent newspaper that cuts through the clutter and provides readers with timely, relevant news. As the largest newsroom in the Pacific Northwest, we serve the region with thoughtful journalism that makes a real difference in our community. And as a media solutions company, we combine cutting-edge digital capabilities and service with the values and integrity of respected traditional media… with an established audience of 1.9 million. At The Seattle Times, you'll find work that matters.

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