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Sports copy editor, Quincy, Ill.

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by dob23, Nov 2, 2006.

  1. dob23

    dob23 New Member

    Here's our post on JournalismJobs.com. If you have any questions, feel free to PM me.

    Company: Quincy Herald-Whig
    Position: Seeking copy editor/designer for sports role
    on universal desk
    Location: Quincy, Illinois
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Negotiable
    Ad Expires: December 6, 2006
    Job ID: 698554
    Website: http://www.whig.com


    Description:
    The Quincy Herald-Whig, a 26,000-circulation daily newspaper in West-Central Illinois, is seeking a copy editor/page designer for our universal desk whose primary responsibility would be sports. The editor also will have some news page assignments. We’re looking for someone with energy who enjoys the challenge of taking a role in all operations on the copy desk. Good editing and headline writing skills are a must. Experience in Quark XPress is recommended. The Herald-Whig is an M-F afternoon, Sa-Su AM daily. The Herald-Whig is located in Quincy, Ill., a Mississippi River town about two hours north of St. Louis. It is a family-owned newspaper, offers profit sharing, 401K, a flex plan, health, dental, life and disability. The Herald-Whig is an equal opportunity employer. Send a cover letter, resume and clips to: Gerri Berendzen, copy desk chief, Quincy Herald-Whig, 130 S. Fifth, Quincy, Ill. 62301; Fax (217) 221-3395; or call (217) 223 -5100.
     
  2. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    People who drive backhoes into a wall of sandbags in order to trap their spouses on the other side of a flooded river need not apply.
     
  3. MU_was_not_so_hard

    MU_was_not_so_hard Active Member

    Shit.
    Guess I'm out.
     
  4. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Can I still get the job if I don't support Whig Party policies?
     
  5. JBHawkEye

    JBHawkEye Active Member

    I can vouch for the paper. Great staff, great prep coverage.
     
  6. Ditto. Quincy is a great high school sports town. But it is in the middle of nowhere.
     
  7. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Eschew the Whigs at your own peril. The Whig party will rule the 'teens ... the eighteen 'teens, that is.
     
  8. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Fuck that. And I'm tired of people blaming James Polk for the failures of Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore. So what if Polk got a blow job from a chambermaid?
     
  9. PTOWN

    PTOWN Member

    Quincy is actually not a bad little town. It's right on the river, and there's plenty of character to the city. There also happen to be a bevy of neighborhood watering holes, which I am a big fan of. QND, the catholic high school there, has an O-lineman going D-I, so there is some talent in this neck of the woods. As for women, er, I didn't see much to look at.
     
  10. JBHawkEye

    JBHawkEye Active Member

    And any chance to work with dob23, you've got to take it.
     
  11. dob23

    dob23 New Member

    Wanted to bump this up because we're still looking to fill this position.

    If interested, feel free to PM me.
     
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