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Alive Assistant Editor - Columbus, Ohio

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Moderator1, Feb 12, 2010.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Love the header on this one - I suspect a dead assistant editor might be cheaper but a lot of work wouldn't get done!

    Alive Assistant Editor
    Publication or Company The Columbus Dispatch
    Industry Newspapers
    Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
    Job Duration Full Time
    Job Location Columbus, OH USA
    Job Requirements Columbus Alive, the citys No.-1 entertainment publication, is seeking a creative, hardworking Assistant Editor to join our team of talented journalists. This position will write and edit content for the weekly newspaper and daily website covering entertainment, arts, dining, nightlife and city life for young adults.

    As the Assistant Editor, you will:
    Have a strong vision for connecting with readers in their 20s and 30s;
    Copy-edit stories with a keen eye for detail and strong sense of style, and proofread pages prior to publication;
    Write stories in a distinctive and engaging voice;
    Work with staff reporters and freelancers in developing and assigning stories;
    Maintain comprehensive database listings for restaurant, bar and music guides, with a passion for accuracy;
    Lead by example in a collaborative, high-energy newsroom;
    And remain unflappable under daily deadline pressure.

    The ideal candidate will have well-developed journalistic skills, outstanding writing and editing abilities, a broad knowledge of popular culture, and the ability to identify trends and topics relevant to the target audience. Must have a Bachelors degree or equivalent and five years of related experience. Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered. Previous supervisory experience is preferred.

    Apply today at dispatch.com/careers

    About Our Company Alive! is the citys biggest weekly newspaper, covering Columbus entertainment scene for active twenty- and thirtysomething readers. Alive!s lifestyle coverage includes careers, cars, fitness, fashion and shopping columns, in addition to music, movie and arts reviews, food, nightlife and an extensive events calendar.

    Alive! has a weekly circulation of 55,000 copies. It is distributed for free every Thursday at more than 1,200 locations, including restaurants, bars, cafes and news boxes throughout Central Ohio.

    Alive!s coverage continues online at ColumbusAlive.com. The website is updated every day with expanded multimedia content, including audio, video and blogs. ColumbusAlive.com also features the citys best online arts and entertainment calendar, a restaurant guide, movie guide and an interactive city map.
  2. What if the applicant is comatose .... is he/she qualified?
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