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Copy Editor

Post Date:Nov 15, 2019Type:Full time
Start Date:12/1/2019Salary:$50,000
Location: United States - New York - Albany Job Reference:
Job Description:

Do you want to work in a fast-paced newsroom? Do you have a passion for facts, accuracy and strong journalism? The Times Union, the largest media outlet in New York's Capital Region, is looking for a diligent reader with daily newspaper desk experience or similar work background. Strong copy editing skills and the ability to work and edit in multiple platforms and systems are required. The best candidates also will have a working knowledge of current events, geography, spelling and grammar. Experience in page assembly and sports copy editing is a plus.

Basic duties include editing local and wire copy for both online and print publication, writing headlines and captions, and proofing pages.

This is a full-time positions and hours will include evenings and at least one weekend shift, Hours are subject to change.

We offer competitive pay rates and a full benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401K, pension plan, paid vacation, holidays and sick leave. We also offer adoption assistance, tuition assistance and long-term-disability insurance.

Headline writing
Copy editing
Sports copy editing
Pagination skills

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Contact Information
Times Union
Ruth Fantasia
645 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12212
United States
Ph: 5184545654
Fax: 5184545854

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