The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock is accepting applications
for a copy editor. Our focus is on newspaper excellence, with emphasis
on "news." We offer a newsroom where copy editors can concentrate on
honing their editing and headline-writing skills, without the added
distractions of Web or page-design duties. Our daily news hole is
enviable in its space for international, national and local news. And,
Editor & Publisher named our publisher, Walter Hussman, as 2008
Publisher of the Year.
The successful candidate for this position on our night news copy desk
must have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field and at
least two years of newspaper copy-editing experience (internships count). He/she must know
grammar and Associated Press style; be able to write accurate, active
headlines; and pass a copy-editing test.
Competitive salary is based on experience. Resumes, including a list
of job references, and examples of headlines and editing should be
directed to: Sandra Tyler, news editor, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette,
P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, AR 72203 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phone: (501) 378-3886.
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