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Location: New York, NY
Metro USA has an opening for a page designer/copy editor to join our New York City newsroom. This position will primarily focus on designing, copy editing and writing headlines for national/international and local news, but the best candidate will feel comfortable editing and designing any section of the paper, which could include the front cover, entertainment or weekly features sections such as Travel or Home.
This is not an entry level job. Candidates should have experience at a DAILY newspaper and the proven ability to handle tight deadlines. The anticipated shift for this position is Sunday-Thursday, from mid-afternoon to late evening. Candidates should have a minimum of two years experience at a daily newspaper.
Proficiency in QuarkXPress and/or InDesign is required, although experience on similar applications will be considered. Photoshop experience is preferred. You must have excellent news judgment and grammar skills and be proficient in AP Style. A test of technical design skills and a copy editing test will be required.
Applicants, email your resume and five design samples (links to online work preferred) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Metro is the world's largest, Boston and Philadelphia's largest circulating as well as the No. 1 print and online free daily in New York with more than 650,000 copies daily Monday to Friday, and reaching 1.2 million readers daily across all three cities and we are still growing.