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News/sports copy editor/designer -- Ames (Iowa) Tribune

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by boundforboston, May 8, 2013.

  1. Some people are at their greatest in the clutch, when news is happening and deadlines are approaching. If that's you, we want you on our team.

    The Ames Tribune, a six-day daily in one of the Midwest's most vibrant small cities, is looking for an energetic and versatile copy editor/page designer. You'll join a three-person copy/design desk and have responsibility for the Tribune's news and sports sections, monthly magazines, special sections and other niche products.

    The person we're looking for has top-notch copy editing skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and make deadlines. Requirements include a bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field and at least a year of copy editing and design experience in a daily news environment. Recent college graduates with strong college and internship experience will be considered. You must be skilled in InDesign and comfortable working in print and digital content management systems. The position requires night and weekend work.

    Please send a cover letter, resume, up to five work samples, and three references whom we can contact now, to Carmen Cerra, copy desk chief, at ccerra@amestrib.com, or 317 Fifth St., Ames, IA 50010. No phone calls, please.

    The Ames Tribune produces a six-day daily newspaper, several websites, two monthly magazines and various niche publications. Ames is a college town 30 miles north of Des Moines, in central Iowa.

    The Ames Tribune and its parent company, Stephens Media Iowa, are equal opportunity employers. A pre-employment drug test and satisfactory driving record are required.

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