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Virginian Pilot Copy Editor

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Diabeetus, Nov 19, 2007.

  1. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    From the ACES job bank:

    The Virginian-Pilot, a daily newspaper of 197,000 average circulation serving Southeastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina, is seeking a copy editor for its Sports Desk. This person will copy edit stories; write headlines and captions; and proof pages, maps and graphics. 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.

    ·Design inside sports pages
    ·Help manage page flow
    ·Edit a wide variety of sports stories, from preps to the pros
    ·Write headlines and photo captions
    ·Compile briefs packages and roundups
    ·Meet established deadlines
    ·Safeguard accuracy
    ·Work with the rest of the team to improve its performance
    ·Act as the lead copy editor on special series and projects, working with reporters, photographers, designers and other editors.

    ·Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
    ·Five years experience on a daily newspaper copy desk.

    ·Three years experience as a layout/copy editor
    ·Experience on a sports copy desk
    ·Interest in or knowledge of sports

    To apply for this opening, you must submit a resume or job application online at http://www.thevirginianpilot.com/careers. Click on Opportunities, click on Search for Jobs, click on Quick Job Search, enter job code 1886.
  2. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    You did a d_b on the jobs board? The original is just down the page!
  3. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    Oops! I didn't even see it. I'm going blind...
  4. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Your mama warned you that might happen.
  5. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    Busted by Moddy :-[
  6. Doesn't anybody f---ing knock anymore?
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