SUB EDITOR – THE CITIZEN (2 Post) Login to Apply
posted on : 5 months ago
Industry : Print /Digital Media Job Function : Editorial Content
Job Experience Level : Mid Level
Minimum Years of Experience : 4-5
Minimum Academic Qualification : Bachelor
To edit features articles, 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.
§ Rewrites the 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 details.
§ 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 deadlines.
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