|Date Posted||December 30, 2021|
|Industry||Newspapers / Wires|
Hearst Connecticut Media Group’s journalists cover communities in Fairfield and New Haven Counties and beyond, serving readers across platforms, including our sites, app, newsletters, social media accounts and more for eight daily and 13 weekly newspapers.
We’re looking for an enterprising, creative, audience-focused and collaborative copy editor to join our Universal Copy Desk.
Duties and responsibilities:
Design and paginate news, sports, business and feature pages, as necessary.
Edit copy, write headlines, edit and rewrite captions, proofread pages.
Work on a variety of daily and weekly newspapers.
Edit and send stories to the web on deadline.
Demonstrated experience producing high-quality newspaper pages.
Demonstrated experience editing copy and writing headlines.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in journalism, English, communications or related field preferred.
Demonstrated success working in a deadline-driven environment.
Highly organized and detail-oriented with a proven ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks.
As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Newspapers requires that all employees who receive a written offer of employment on or after Sept 13, 2021 be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Hearst Newspapers will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical, including pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition, and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.
Send a cover letter, resume and samples of your work for review.
HCMG is committed to growing and retaining a more diverse workforce that better reflects the communities we serve. We strongly encourage all people of working age, who are traditionally underrepresented in media to apply, including women, people of color, applicants with disabilities, those from the LGBTQ+ community and veterans. Here's a look at Hearst CT's 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion report: https://bit.ly/3EIyHBN
Some great candidates may not check all the boxes for this role. If you’re a passionate, dedicated worker who's interested in Hearst Connecticut Media Group but don’t have all the skills listed here, please still reach out and tell us more about what you bring to the table.
This full-time job with benefits is based in Connecticut and is not eligible for remote candidates.