Designer/Page Editor - News

Lee Enterprises, Inc

Munster, Indiana

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Date Posted October 08, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://www.lee.net

Description:

As a member of the National Desk, the Designer/Page Editor is responsible for the production of nightly Nation/World pages and the syndication of wire content for our partner newsrooms. Daily tasks include creating news digests from a budget of content from wire sources, editing stories for length and accuracy, writing headlines and selecting photographs for use with stories in addition to designing largely formatted pages with a set of consistent style guidelines.  

In this role, a Designer/Page Editor is comfortable with working quickly and accurately in Adobe InDesign and works well under deadline pressure. A strong command of the English language and grammar, copy editing experience and familiarity with AP Style guidelines is essential. A Designer/Page Editor must apply newspaper production standards such as headline writing, headline hierarchy and basic page design fundamentals and displays strong, effective communication skills.  

Required skills: 
The Designer/Page Editor must be proficient in InDesign, have a zeal for news and must exhibit strong news judgment. Familiarity with daily newspaper production cycles and newsroom content management systems a plus. 

Hours: Evening and weekend.

Learn more or apply online at www.lee.net/careers/opportunities.

Lee Enterprises is a leading media organization providing local news, information, advertising and specialty publications in 77 US markets and communities in 26 states. For more information about Lee, visit www.lee.net.

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