Position title
News Copy Editor - Remote
Description

Freelance work opportunity available

The News Copy Editor will ensure that all company news is produced accurately, and aligns with the organizations editorial style guide. You will have the opportunity to work closely with the News Writing Team to review and edit all news stories, ensure proper tone, voice and context, and correct grammatical errors. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced environment, have refined writing skills, stellar research skills, and a clear understanding of user experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Review stories for context, accuracy and grammar

  • Copy/edit 8-10 news articles per day

  • Manage and update company news editorial guide

  • Edit and review long-form and short-form articles

  • Help source and flag news stories for coverage consideration

  • Provide feedback to writers on errors and areas for improvement

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Journalism or relevant work experience

  • 3-5 years of proven experience in copy-editing, fact-checking, for a digital news publication

  • Experience editing news stories with a tight deadline

  • Ability to edit long and short form articles

  • An appreciation for GIFs

Additional Details: This will be a 6 month contract, averaging up to 35 hours per week. We are seeking candidates who are available from 10am EST - 5pm EST. Must be authorized to work within the United States.

Contacts

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE DO THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Create an account on CareerGig (it’s free and takes 2 minutes)

  2. Search for the News Copy Editor position by searching Gigs for the “Copy Editing” Skill

Employment Type
Contractor
Duration of employment
6 months
Industry
Media
Job Location
Remote work from: USA
Date posted
November 15, 2020
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