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posted on : 2 years ago
Industry : Print /Digital Media Job Function : Editorial Content
Job Experience Level : Mid Level
Minimum Years of Experience : 4-5 years working experience in a busy newsroom
Minimum Academic Qualification : Bachelor
To edit stories, write captions, place pictures and write headlines in conformity with journalistic ethics, editorial objectives and house style within set deadlines.
Full Job Description
- Checks and
corrects editorial copy allocated by the Chief Sub-Editor for facts, accuracy,
taste, house style, language use, clarity, details, objectivity, and spellings.
- Subs copy to fit
allocated space without distorting facts or dispensing with the salient points.
- Re-writes the
copy as necessary for simplicity, clarity and style.
appropriate headline for the copy, ensuring it reflects the overriding message
of the story.
- Edits the
pictures selected by the Chief Sub-Editor to fit the allocated space, and
writes/rewrites appropriate caption taking care not to merely state the obvious
- Submits the
edited copy to the Chief Sub-Editor within set deadlines.
- Makes up the
editorial pages as directed by the Chief Sub-Editor.
- Assists the
product editor to ensure deadline pullout is compiled to plan.
- Checks all headlines, captions, pictures, copy text
and page logos and all other page elements to sign the pages within set
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