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The Virginian-Pilot is seeking a Sports Page Designer/Copy Editor

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Virginian-Pilot, Jul 25, 2007.

  1. Virginian-Pilot

    Virginian-Pilot New Member

    The Virginian-Pilot, a 190,000-circulation daily newspaper serving Southeastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina, has an opening for a designer/copy editor for its sports desk. We need someone with strong visual and word skills to join one of the most innovatively designed papers in the country. The successful candidate must be able to work quickly and accurately under tight deadlines, show strong organizational skills, be able to thrive in a team environment and have an interest in sports from preps to pros. Experience is a must.

    Hours: Nights and weekends, 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Strong layout and design skills
    • Strong copy editing skills; a copy editing test will be required
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Thorough knowledge of Associated Press style
    • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a team environment
    • Demonstrated ability to work accurately under deadlines

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • 3-5 years experience as a layout/copy editor
    • Experience on a sports copy desk
    • Interest in or knowledge of sports

    • Bachelors degree
    • 5 years experience on a copy desk

    Submit your resume online (required) at www.thevirginianpilot.com/careers, job code 1612. Also send cover letter and work samples to Joe Garvey, Sports Desk Team Leader, The Virginian-Pilot, 150 W. Brambleton Ave., Norfolk, Va. 23510, or by e-mail at joe.garvey@pilotonline.com. Deadline is Aug. 7, 2007.
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