Posted June 20, 2019

Copy Editor – Kalmbach Media Science Group – Kalmbach Media Co.


Waukesha, WI


Kalmbach Media is currently seeking a Copy Editor for its two science brands: Discover and Astronomy. These award-winning national science brands are based in our Waukesha office. The Copy Editor is responsible for maintaining style and accuracy for all editorial content across a variety of departments, features and related content in support of the Discover and Astronomy brands. The position also involves coordinating fact-checking for Discover.


Reviews all editorial content at multiple points in the copy flow process ' from text files to layouts ' verifying use of correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, vocabulary and magazine style.
Reviews all editorial content for logic, structure and overall readability.
Coordinates fact-checking for Discover stories, serving as primary contact for all freelance fact-checkers.
Contributes to development of story headlines, decks, subheads and other display copy.
Performs some fact-checking duties in-house.
Meets all deadlines.


At least three years' experience in copy editing at magazines, newspapers and/or digital media outlets, with excellent critical-thinking skills, as well as solid organizational and overall editing skills.
Bachelor's degree in journalism, English or a related field.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work well on a team.


To be considered for this position you must complete our online application and attach your resume along with:

A detailed cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience as it relates to this position
Your salary requirements

We are located in Waukesha Wisconsin, about 20 minutes west of Milwaukee. We offer a customer focused work environment and excellent benefits!

Kalmbach Media Co. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer as defined by the EEOC.

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