Newsy is looking for a bold copy editor who can jump in and help own a story at any phase. Whether evaluating scripts for packages or shows, this person should leverage excellent editorial judgment in the collaborative process.
The copy editor will work closely with writers and newsroom managers to ensure Newsy's journalism meets a high bar for excellence. They'll edit stories for focus, structure, style, grammar and journalistic standards such as objectivity and fairness. Duties include editing scripts, ticker copy and story metadata. If needed, they may also contribute research that adds heft to the story. This person should be passionate about news, excited about visual storytelling and, above all, a stellar editor. Newsy will consider remote candidates for this role.
Newsy is the leading cross-platform television news network that provides straightforward, opinion-free news to inform and engage by delivering the top stories across every platform. Its content is available on pay TV on connected TV platforms including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google Chromecast as well as over-the-top services including YouTube TV, Sling TV, Pluto TV, Xumo, Samsung TV+ and Vizio WatchFree. Newsy also is available via its mobile apps and at newsy.com. Newsy is a wholly owned subsidiary of The E.W. Scripps Company.
As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.