Copy Editor

Job description:

Minimum of 20 hours a month. $300 stipend per newspaper edition (10 editions per year).

Duties:

  • Edits articles for Associated Press (AP) style
  • Edits for spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Ensures text adheres to The Metropolitan’s style sheet
  • Fact-checks articles
  • Maintains The Metropolitan’s style sheet
  • Writes at least one article for each issue of the newspaper
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Associated Press (AP) style
  • Suggested coursework: WRIT 371 Editing, WRIT 341 Writing the News in a Digital World

Candidates must be current Metropolitan State University students.

To apply, prepare a cover letter, resume and your best writing sample. Send from your student email address to TheMetropolitan@metrostate.edu. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Interview to follow. Positions open until filled. 

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