Copy Editor/Desk Editor

Job Description

Role Purpose

To ensure our clients receive timely, relevant, high quality content/stories that meet the company's ethical guidelines.

Responsibilities

Move relevant, high quality content to our internal and external clients quickly with accurate articles, ensuring all stories meet our ethical guidelines and are free from legal dangers.

Works as part of team with editors and other sub editors to ensure content moves rapidly to clients.

Scope & Impact

Develop and maintain strong working relationships with various levels of desk editors, authors and editors.

Maintain consistent coordination and clear communication between desk editors, authors and editors.

Communicate and coordinate with editorial colleagues on other disciplines when needed.

Technical / Professional Skills & Competencies

Excellent grammar skills.

Proficient in AP Style.

Strong awareness of legal dangers.

Good news judgment and ability to prioritize stories and deadlines.

Good English language writing ability; fluency in English comprehension.

Ability to provide/receive piece-specific and general feedback to/from writers and other editors

Relationships: Internal / External

Develop and maintain strong working relationships with various levels of authors, editors and desk editors.

Maintain consistent coordination and clear communication between authors, editors and desk editors.

Communicate and coordinate with editorial colleagues on other disciplines when needed.

Professional Experience, Strategic Planning & Decision Making

The candidate would demonstrate an ability to make good decisions on pictures and write quality captions and evaluate newsworthiness in a timely way.

Experience

1-2 years news editing experience. AP style required.

Education

BA (Journalism or English) preferred but not required.

PLEASE INCLUDE A COVER LETTER ALONG WITH RESUME

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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Locations
Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America


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