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Copy Editor -- The (Longview, Wash.) Daily News,

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by dkphxf, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. dkphxf

    dkphxf Member

    Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of local news, information and advertising in 53 markets in 23 states. Lee's newspapers have circulation of 1.5 million daily and 1.8 million Sunday, reaching four million readers daily. Lee's online sites attract 14 million unique visits monthly, and Lee's weekly publications have distribution of more than four million households. Lee's markets include St. Louis, Mo.; Lincoln, Neb.; Madison, Wis.; Davenport, Iowa; Billings, Mont.; Bloomington, Ill.; and Tucson, Ariz. Lee stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol LEE. For more information about Lee, please visit www.lee.net.

    Job Description:

    The Daily News of Longview, WA, has an opening for a detail-oriented copy editor / page designer who thrives on stellar design, attention-grabbing headlines and strong editing. The successful applicant should be a perfectionist, someone who would be happy to place his or her signature on every page they compose.

    While we expect to fill this position with someone with experience on the copy desk at a daily newspaper, college graduates without such experience but with advanced skills are welcome to apply. Candidates with additional experience maintaining a website will receive strong consideration. While The Daily News uses InDesign; qualified applicants can have experience with other page-making software.

    Successful candidates should be at home with section front design as The Daily News produces at least three local front pages per edition. Experience with sports page copy and design will be helpful. Finalists will be tested on their abilities as copy editors.

    To be considered, please first fill out the online application at http://www.lee.net/careers. In addition, please send design and headline samples to News Editor Rieva Lester, c/o The Daily News, P.O. Box 189, Longview, WA 98632 or to rlester@tdn.com. Send samples that show you at your best and most creative.

    The 20,000 circulation Daily News provides competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

    We are an equal opportunity employer.

    At least four years experience at a daily newspaper

    Per: http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1232446
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