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Posted March 1, 2019

Copy Editor/Desk Editor – Thomson Reuters

Location:

Eagan, MN

Description:

Role Purpose:
To ensure our clients receive timely, relevant, high quality content/stories that meet the company's ethical guidelines.

Responsibilities:
Move relevant, high quality content to our internal and external clients quickly with accurate articles, ensuring all stories meet our ethical guidelines and are free from legal dangers.
Works as part of team with editors and other sub editors to ensure content moves rapidly to clients.

Scope & Impact:
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with various levels of desk editors, authors and editors.
Maintain consistent coordination and clear communication between desk editors, authors and editors.
Communicate and coordinate with editorial colleagues on other disciplines when needed.

Technical / Professional Skills & Competencies:
Excellent grammar skills.
Proficient in AP Style.
Strong awareness of legal dangers.
Good news judgment and ability to prioritize stories and deadlines.
Good English language writing ability; fluency in English comprehension.
Ability to provide/receive piece-specific and general feedback to/from writers and other editors

Relationships:
Internal / External
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with various levels of authors, editors and desk editors.
Maintain consistent coordination and clear communication between authors, editors and desk editors.
Communicate and coordinate with editorial colleagues on other disciplines when needed.

Professional Experience, Strategic Planning & Decision Making:
The candidate would demonstrate an ability to make good decisions on pictures and write quality captions and evaluate newsworthiness in a timely way.

Experience:
1-2 years news editing experience. AP style required.

Education:
BA (Journalism or English) preferred but not required.

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