DNP - Deseret News
  • 06-Feb-2018 to 07-Apr-2018 (MST)
  • Online Products
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Full Time

The Deseret News seeks a sharp and committed copy editor to help ensure excellence in its news product:

This job will challenge you to:

  • Take ownership of copy editing processes for several Deseret News teams
  • Work closely with editors to coordinate prompt and accurate copy editing of key stories
  • Edit breaking news stories and subsequent versions
  • Consistently learn about a changing industry and adopt innovative new methods to compete at the highest level
  • Communicate in a professional and effective manner and offer constructive feedback when necessary

You are the right fit if you have:

  • Deep familiarity with AP style
  • Copy editing experience in a newsroom
  • Attention to detail and the ability to focus on a task until completion
  • Keen judgment
  • A passion for online and breaking news
  • A daily diet of news media consumption
  • An affinity for the Deseret News and its mission

You're an even better fit if you:

  • Can both follow and develop effective workflow processes
  • Embrace independence on the job
  • Have the ability to communicate and work well under pressure
  • Insist upon accuracy and quality
  • Know Utah politics, sports, events, culture and history
  • Are frequently asked by friends and family members to look over their blog posts, resumes or research papers
  • Would consider it a compliment to be called a "grammar nerd"

Our Team

You will join an energetic group of colleagues who think web-first and who enjoy a bustling newsroom atmosphere. Our team members don't take themselves too seriously, but we are serious about working together as digital news innovators

Our Mission

The best part of working at the Deseret News ' aside from having great colleagues ' is working alongside a super-smart leadership team to fulfill an inspiring mission:To be trusted sources of light and truth, reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Our Company

Deseret News is a subsidiary of Deseret Management Corporation, which also oversees media companies such as KSL and Deseret Digital Media.

Hours & Pay, etc.

This is a full-time position that requires 40+ hours of on-site work per week. Pay is based on experience.

DNP - Deseret News
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