The Washington Times seeking a talented full-time multimedia copy editor with sharp news judgment, solid editing skills and high standards for quality. Candidates must be comfortable and competent using an online content management system and social media sites to file and promote copy, photos, video and daily print products. Candidates also must have excellent word skills, proficiency in fact-checking, strong creativity, and the ability to work well in teams while demonstrating self-motivation and action. Evening, weekend and holiday hours may be required.
The Washington Times offers a competitive base salary that includes, medical, dental, vision and company-paid life insurance, as well as a generous paid time off program, paid holidays, a matching 401(k) plan and free on-site parking.
The Washington Times is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Edit, post and maintain content for digital and print platforms using assigned reference materials to ensure accuracy of spelling, grammar, facts and style.
Write accurate, informative and compelling headlines and captions, and excel at crafting SEO-savvy headlines for online content.
Maintain knowledge of current affairs, popular culture and politics.
Use responsible news judgment and knowledge of libel laws.
Adapt to deadline pressure with an ability to edit, write, and post quickly and accurately.
Qualifications and Skills:
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.
Minimum Experience: One to five years of editing or news writing experience. Other newsroom experience is a plus.