Copy Editor

The Batavian

Batavia, New York

Date Posted September 24, 2021
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Local News
Job Status Part-time
Salary $15 hour
Website http://www.thebatavian.com

Description:

Copy Editor – Part-Time
The Batavian, an online news site covering Genesee County in New York, is seeking a part-time copy editor.

The editor will copy edit all items published on the site, post press releases, and calendar items.

The editor may be occasionally called on to provide original reporting.

The position reports to the publisher. 

The editor will work from home and set his or her own hours.  Ideally, the editor will work for an hour or two in the morning, an hour or two in the afternoon, and check the site for any new stories in the early evening.  The workload is likely to be no more than 15 hours a week.

While candidates from outside Genesee County will be considered, our preference somebody who lives within at least an hour of Batavia and has some familiarity with Genesee County.

The editor must be strong in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and a master of AP style, have good news judgment and have a sharp eye.

Please send a cover email and resume to the publisher at howard@thebatavian.com

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