Date Posted February 01, 2024
Industry Newspapers
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time

Description:

COPY EDITOR & PAGE DESIGNER - DURANGO, CO & FARMINGTON, NM (NOT REMOTE)

Ballantine Communications, Inc, a family-owned group of newspapers in spectacular Southwest Colorado and Northwest New Mexico, seeks experienced wire/copy editors and page designers to join its multimedia news desk.

This single combined position includes duties of selecting wire stories and budgeting wire pages, editing staff and wire copy, writing headlines, designing feature and news pages, and proofreading. Must have at least two years’ experience performing these duties in a print and digital newspaper environment.

Command of AP style is essential. Experience with Naviga/NCS Content desired.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be able to meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Social Media
  • Proficient MS Office skills
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics  
  • Ability to work weekend and evening assignments as needed
  • Community-oriented 
  • Exceptional verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

Pay: $48,000 to $53,000 depending on experience

Work Location: Durango, CO and Farmington, NM

Job Type: Full-time

Ballantine Communications, Inc. (BCI) offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, company paid holidays and a 401(k). BCI is an equal opportunity employer.