Posted May 4, 2022

Copy Editor for theGrio – TheGrio





With an eye for quality and accuracy, the Copy Editor will perform dynamic copy editing duties. The Copy Editor will read text for grammatical, typographical and factual errors, upholding the highest level of grammar, usage and accuracy. Copy Editors check over final drafts to ensure they are free of errors. They also make sure the writing is easy to read and fits the editorial style of the platform. We are seeking a reliable self-starter to work alongside a shift-based team to manage stories that are accurate, authoritative, and indispensable. The Copy Editor will ensure theGrio’s original news stories and aggregated stories are accurate and meet journalism standards.


Edit (copy, line) stories across all sections of theGrio’s site, including daily news reports, features, etc.
Work closely with theGrio’s Managing Editor and reporters on their stories to ensure accuracy, fairness and relevance.
Help ensure all of theGrio’s stories maintain the highest standards for ethical journalism.
Edit national, international and local stories.
Review banners and teases for writing style and fact-checking.
Impeccable copy-editing, proofreading, research and judgment skills.
Organize, edit content for maximum audience in breaking news.
Review news packages assessing news value and visual appeal.
Ensure adherence to standards of accuracy, fairness, style and ethics.
Facilitate the timely flow of copy and meet deadlines.
Ability to prioritize workload and juggle multiple assignments in a deadline-driven environment.
Experience upholding grammar/usage/style in print and digital.
The willingness to work the hours necessary to meet deadlines, including night, weekend and holiday hours.
Work will be performed in a newsroom environment with tight deadlines.

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