Copy Editor

Location
Washington
Posted
Feb 12, 2013
Closes
Mar 14, 2013
Contact
Hiring Manager
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Responsibilities include:
•Copy editing travel guides, hotel reviews, rankings lists, and feature articles for grammar, style, facts, and relevancy to our audience
•Ensuring that our styles remain consistent across the site
•Managing data/content quality processes for our rankings franchises
•Researching for and authoring some of our travel guides, hotel advice, rankings, and articles
•Offering ideas and opinions on U.S. News Travel’s product and content strategies
Requirements:
•Knowledge of and experience with AP style
•Keen attention to detail and willingness to double- and triple-check facts
•Ability to adhere to deadlines while handling several tasks simultaneously
•Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills
•Familiarity with content management systems a plus
•At least one year professional experience in writing/editing
•Degree or training in journalism or communication a plus

Applicants must provide a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 writing samples. Please send all materials to Miriam Weiner (mweiner@usnews.com) and include "Copy Editor/Fact-Checker" in the subject line.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, and 401(k) plans.

EOE M/F/D/V




No professional recruiters, no phone calls.

EOE
M/F/V/D


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