Date Posted September 15, 2023
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified


The Union Leader is seeking both a full-time copy editor/news designer and a part-time copy editor/news designer to work a varying weekly schedule, including nights and weekends.

Full-time salary: $47,570 to $50,590

Part time: $24.32 per hour (based on experience)

Required experience:

  • MINIMUM two years of of design and copy-editing in the news business;
  • High proficiency with Adobe InDesign publishing software;
  • Headline writing proficiency;
  • Strong news judgment;
  • Familiarity with Associated Press Style and newspaper/web story formats .The ability to meet deadlines without supervision while editing copy accurately and efficiently.

The independently owned New Hampshire Union Leader and Sunday News, northern New England's largest newspaper reports on and circulates throughout all of New Hampshire, with an emphasis on savvy, high-impact political coverage and civic, solution and enterprise journalism.

Benefits include health insurance: You will be eligible to participate in health insurance on the first day of the month following your first 60 days of employment. Our health insurance is a high-deductible plan with a health savings account. No premium payments are required by you to participate in the plan. You may contribute to a Health Savings Account (HSA) tax-deferred and use these funds to pay deductibles or other medical expenses. These funds are yours and, unlike a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), remain with you and may supplement your retirement funds


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Please note: There is no remote option; copy editors are expected to work in the newsroom. 

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