Copy Editor

Richmond Times Dispatch

Richmond, Virginia

Date Posted May 31, 2022
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://lee.net/careers

Description:

The Richmond Times-Dispatch is hiring a copy editor.

Our ideal candidate is a news and culture junkie who can discuss local politics, foreign affairs and current trends.

The RTD is committed to community journalism.

What we're looking for:

Edit news, business and feature stories (and possibly sports).

Use strong news judgment and attention to detail to identify problems in stories and collaboratively work toward solutions.

Balance multiple assignments and priorities on deadline.

Write engaging, keyword-filled headlines, as well as cutlines that complement stories.

Uphold standards in a fast-paced environment.

Pull wire stories and prepare them for publication.

Help keep Richmond.com up to date through our content management system.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in journalism, English or related discipline.

Two years of experience at a daily newspaper.

Be a strong communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills, who works with desk colleagues and newsroom departments in a professional manner.

Able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.

Apply for this position at https://lee.net/careers/

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