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Sports copy editor/designer in Quincy, IL

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Jason Lewton, Jun 18, 2015.

  1. Jason Lewton

    Jason Lewton New Member

    The Quincy (Ill.) Herald-Whig, an award-winning seven-day newspaper, is seeking an experienced sports copy editor/page designer for our universal desk.

    We’re looking for someone who enjoys the challenge of being involved in all operations of our multi-platform desk — editing local copy, doing daily page design, Web editing and taking a role in our social media sites. Good editing and headline writing skills are a must. Candidates must have experience in page design, and knowledge of InDesign is a plus.

    The Herald-Whig is part of a growing, family-owned-and-operated company dedicated to the communities it serves. The newspaper staff won 43 awards in 2014 and 31 so far this year, and our circulation is growing.

    Quincy is a beautiful, affordable community of 40,000 on the banks of the Mississippi River in West-Central Illinois. Our coverage area consists of West-Central Illinois, Northeast Missouri and Southeast Iowa. Quincy is a two-hour drive from Peoria and Springfield in Illinois, St. Louis and Columbia in Missouri, and Iowa City, Iowa.

    The Herald-Whig offers a comprehensive employee benefits package with everything you expect and more. The Herald-Whig is an equal opportunity employer.

    To apply, send a resume, references and samples of your work by mail to Jason Lewton/Editorial Production Coordinator, The Quincy Herald-Whig, P.O. Box 909, Quincy, IL 62306, or by email to jlewton@whig.com. You may learn more about The Herald-Whig at Home - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports and about Quincy Newspapers Inc., our parent company, at Home - Quincy Newspapers, Inc. - Print, Broadcast, Interactive
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