Copy Editor - San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco Chronicle is looking for an experienced copy editor versatile enough to be a strong component of a semi-universal desk (Features, News, Business -- knowledge of Sports a must).

Ideal candidate:

Willing and able to fill in as a backup copy chief (slot) and has the news judgment and disposition to fill in as the A1 night editor;
Edit stories for grammar, style, consistency and facts; check metadata and SEO headlines;
Ability to write or improve clear, accurate, creative, appropriate and specific headlines and cutlines (display type), while upholding the highest standard of journalistic ethics and balance;
Remains calm under pressure and communicates effectively under the duress of deadlines, breaking news, changing news and desk priorities;

Experience:

Qualifications:

At least five years at a metro daily;
Schedule: Possible weekend and/or holiday work.
Some layout may be required.

How To Apply:

Go to http://grnh.se/kq8t0i1 to submit an application.

Additional Details:

Location State Schedule Deadline
San Francisco CA Full Time April 30, 2017

Contact Info:

Email:

jsilbergeld@sfchronicle.com

Phone:

4157777384


Created On:  04/07/2017 - 12:00 a.m.

Modified On:  04/07/2017 - 04:03 p.m.

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