Copy Editor

Lee Enterprises Inc   Longview, WA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on August 29, 2023
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Copy Editor- Longview Daily News

Are you seeking a great journalism opportunity with a collaborative team? The Longview Daily News is seeking a full time talented copy editor who excels at editing local stories, wire copy and photo cutlines to join our news team to ensure a high quality paper is published.

We are seeking candidates skilled at writing captions and headlines that are specific, creative, accurate and captivating; are able to work as a team to identify and correct copy errors with spelling, grammar and syntax, who is able to utilize strong judgment to rewrite or modify copy as needed in AP style and to pull wire stories and prepare them for publication. The successful candidate will be digital savvy, detail oriented, precise, have the ability to meet deadlines and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with editors, peers and the Lee Design Center. Experience with a daily paper and a Bachelor's degree in journalism or English is preferred and new graduates are welcome to apply. InDesign experience is helpful.

Beauty and activities abound! We are located about 45 minutes North of Portland, Oregon. Just south, you can find the Columbia River Gorge and the Pacific Ocean is about a one our drive to the West. Mount St. Helens and surrounding lakes and mountains are only one hour East. The Longview Daily News was present when Mount St. Helens erupted, and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and other awards for the coverage of this significant event.

Why Lee?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 75 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we participate in E-verify. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply at and search for Longview.