|Date Posted||October 27, 2022|
|Industry||Newspapers / Wires|
|Required Education||Bachelor's Degree|
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Western Pennsylvania’s largest newspaper, is currently seeking applicants for a copy editor position to join our universal copy desk.
The ideal candidate should have:
A proven record for ensuring accuracy and fairness in the content we produce.
The ability to edit for content, grammar, style and punctuation on all PG print and digital platforms.
An ability to react quickly to breaking news and deliver well-edited content to a website and social platforms.
A stellar reputation for strong news judgment and meeting deadlines.
A strong ability to manage parallel projects at once.
The propensity to collaborate with editors, reporters and the visual team.
Be proficient at using a variety of print and digital content management tools.
Familiarity with common forms of social media story design and tools.
Experience designing print pages or an ability to learn a new skill set.
Comfort using all forms of visual multimedia, including: video, audio, still images, data and illustration.
Education and Experience
· Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism but not a must
· 2 to 5 years of copy editing and layout experience
· Strong verbal, written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills
· Ability to deliver news on social media platforms
· Strong analytical and strategic planning skills and attention to detail
· Exceptional work ethic, time management, and organization skills
Other Things to Know:
Competitive salary and benefits package
We encourage everyone to apply who shares our passion for indispensable journalism and our drive to create a sustainable business model to support it
As an equal opportunity employer, the Post-Gazette is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture, and we encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and people with special needs.