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Sports: Page design/copy editor wanted in Boise, ID

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by gravehunter, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. gravehunter

    gravehunter Member

    Job Summary: Sports Page Designer position requires an emphasis on compelling visuals, story and picture play, big type/alternative presentation, new headline approach/eliminating duplication, proof reading and deadline/page flow. The nights/weekends production position focuses on the overall presentation of our cover/inside pages, local/wire content, print/online products and reports to the Sports Editor and Assistant Sports Editor. He/she is responsible for helping to produce the Sports section, focusing on daily covers, special sections, strong copy editing and teamwork. The sports page designer/copy editor also works closely with the news desk on 1A promos and other sports-related content, and is responsible for reading/updating daily news budgets, combing the wires, preparing local copy for the overnight transition to our website and contributing to the overall production of the Sports section.e Idaho Statesman, the largest newspaper in Idaho located in one of the most livable cities in the nation, is looking for a savvy, smart page designer/paginator who can elevate the quality of our section five nights a week. Candidates must be strong, creative and organized leaders with sound news judgment, stellar visual/design skills and a keen eye for copy editing: someone who can juggle big headlines, small details and fast deadlines for an APSE award-winning section that focuses on Boise State, high school and minor-league sports. Must be a good personality fit with a tight-knit staff.

    Extensive daily newspaper desk experience is a must. If this is you, send a one-page cover letter explaining why you’re qualified to make our Sports section better, a resume and at least five front-page designs to: Mike Prater, Sports Editor, The Idaho Statesman 1200 N Curtis Rd., Boise, ID 83706

    You can apply online by following the link:
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