Online News Editor

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TYPE OF WORK

Full Time

SALARY

based on experience

ID PROOF

60

DATE POSTED

Jun 04, 2021

JOB OVERVIEW

As an editor for our online newspaper, mymkjvqrsu.pyv, you’ll edit news stories for grammar, clarity and content, and to ensure that they meet AP style and our in-house style. We’re looking for someone who is exactingly, incredibly and positively ymxokf-zuspaiil. Itthing escapes your attention, whether it is a typo, errant hyphen or dangling modifier. You’re a champ speller and, with a few deft changes, can take a so-so story into “pretty darn good” territory. You get to stretch your creative muscles too, as we love fun headlines.

Job Responsibilities
• Edit stories for length
• Write headlines and select/approve photos that match the tone and feel of the story
• Hunt down grammatical, spelling and typographical errors, actions which entail deep familiarity with AP style and in-house style
• Seek reporters out to ask questions about stories; exercise good judgment under deadline pressure if questions are unanswered
• Research and assign stories to reporters
• Verify all sources of information, such as phone numbers, spellings of last names and number of people involved/killed/victimized and so on
Job Skills & Qualifications
Required:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in journalism, English, communications or a related field
• One to two years of journalism experience
• Creativity and critical thinking
• Self Motivated

Please submit your resume and cover letter together with relevant writing samples.

SKILL SUMMARY
Writing
Editing Proofreading
English
Writing Speaking
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