Copy Editor/Video Producer

Dec 20, 2013
Jan 19, 2014
Human Resources
Full Time
Business Insurance, a biweekly news magazine and website covering risk management, commercial insurance and employee benefits, seeks a Copy Editor/Video Producer to edit stories for magazine edition and daily news items for the website, and produce videos for the website. Candidate will work closely with copy desk chief, reporters and other editors to edit breaking news, analytical news stories and feature content. In addition, successful candidate will proof pages, write headlines and photo captions and carry out other production work for the website and magazine. Video producing duties will include editing weekly In Focus and biweekly Broker Beat videos, in addition to filming events and other video projects.


Candidate should have firm understanding of AP style, excellent headline writing skills, extensive editing skills and experience editing videos for the web. At least 3 – 5 years experience preferred. We cover a wide range of issues so an ability to grasp a variety of subjects is vital. Position based in Chicago.

About Business Insurance

Business Insurance is the authoritative news and information source for executives concerned about risk and its impact on their business, and also by providers of risk management products and services. BI delivers in-depth analysis and information on new and emerging risks, case studies of successful risk management, and market intelligence on trends, and how to capitalize on opportunities and overcome challenges. BI constantly strives to deliver information in a meaningful way across multiple platforms, including print, online, custom email news alerts, events, and social media.

With more than 300 years of collective editorial experience, BI is uniquely positioned to deliver extensive and relevant content to help our risk-related leaders solve business problems and be more effective in their day-to-day jobs. Our audience also includes C-level executives and risk management leaders responsible for insurance and benefit buying decisions. The audience also includes those who consult with these executives, including insurance brokers, agents, consultants, insurers, reinsurers, and others concerned with corporate insurance, risk management, alternative risk financing, employee benefits, workers compensation and reinsurance

About Crain Communications

An industry leader, Crain Communications Inc. is one of the largest privately owned business media companies with 30 leading business, trade and consumer brands in North America, Europe and Asia. The company’s 850 employees in 11 locations produce exciting publications, digital products, events, marketing services, custom publishing, lead generation and research.

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