Daily Herald seeks entry-level, multiplatform editor, full-time

The Daily Herald, suburban Chicago’s source for news, is looking for a sports- and news-minded copy editor to join its night copy desk. We are looking for a journalism grad who has a background in editing on multiple platforms—print, web, social media, other electronic communications—as well as headline writing on multiple platforms, pagination and print design.

Must be able to work under deadline pressure, respond to breaking news, have excellent visual journalism skills, be comfortable working with content management systems, and write conversationally on social media platforms.

Experience editing for a college newspaper or news organization along with solid internship experience expected. Must be able to exhibit solid news judgment. This position will require editing for both the news and sports desk. You will be required to work nights and weekends. This position comes with a full complement of benefits.

Submit your resume with salary requirements to staffing@dailyherald.com for consideration.

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Tony Smith

Tony Smith is a news reporter and meteorologist. He’s worked in Miami, Omaha, Norfolk, Greensboro and Las Vegas. But Chicago is home for this weatherman. Tony is looking forward to working with other NABJCC board members in-order bring together Chicagoland journalists dedicated to truth and excellence in newsgathering, reporting, and equality in the media industry. You can hear Tony on WVON-AM 1690AM as a fill-in News/Traffic Anchor & Meteorologist. He encourages everyone to follow him on Twitter and Facebook.


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