Copy Editor, Car & Driver (1643)

Ann Arbor
Nov 14, 2012
Dec 14, 2012
Hearst Recruiter
Full Time

Hearst Magazines is currently seeking a Copy Editor to join the hard working Car and Driver team in Ann Arbor, MI. This person will work closely with the Copy Chief and Assistant Managing Editor to fact-check, copy edit, and proof materials for the magazine, from the manuscript stage through layouts to post-ship proofing. Major responsibilities include fact-checking stories at the manuscript level and proofing pages.

Sepcific Duties:

•Copy edit and proofread copy and layouts for the print publication •Maintain familiarity with Car and Driver's style guidelines and ensure that all copy conforms to that style •Fact-check stories and work with writers and editors to incorporate necessary fact changes •Maintain close communication with Copy Chief regarding the status of all stories and projects •Work quickly and efficiently to keep stories moving through the production process.

Required Skills:

Familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style; Experience with Adobe InDesign; Excellent oral and written communication skills

Experience Required:

•At least two years of copy-editing experience for magazines and/or newspapers. Familiarity with automotive industry a plus.

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