LNP Media Group is looking for a Full-Time Copy Editor. LNP Media Group is The LNP Media Group, Inc. family of print and digital publications, part of Steinman Communications, is the biggest and most influential provider of news in Lancaster County, with a history of 225 years of excellence.
We are seeking a self-proclaimed "word-smith" with an eye for detail and story structure to join our Editorial team. The primary responsibility of the Copy Editor, an integral part of the universal desk, is the editing of stories and preparing them for publication to ensure we are giving our audience the high-quality content they want. This person also will design pages that engage our readers and present news and feature stories in compelling fashion.
As an employee of Susquehanna Printing you'll enjoy a friendly work environment and career development opportunities along with competitive salary, company paid benefits, paid time off, and a company matched 401k program.
Essential Job Duties:
Helps foster a newsroom environment that champions excellent journalism, collaboration, creativity and teamwork.
Edits stories to make sure content is fair, balanced, accurate and compelling.
Edits all written content for adherence to Associated Press style, spelling and grammar.
Works with a digital-first mentality and makes any corrections and/or additions to stories already posted. Works to improve digital content to attract and hold readers.
Flags stories that may raise ethical or legal concerns.
Writes headlines and summaries.
Writes and edits photo captions, fact boxes and other story elements as necessary.
Writes brief news items from press releases.
Proofs completed pages, checking all headlines, cutlines and design elements for accuracy and clarity. Fills out checklist, initials it and places it on filing cabinet.
Proficiently uses all newsroom editing, photographic, wire handling and pagination software.
Able manage their time and meet tight deadlines.