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COPY EDITOR

Telegraph Herald

1 Positions

ID: 67520

Posted On 08/23/2022

Job Overview

TH Media - Dubuque, IA

Full Time

None

Second Shift

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Primary responsibilities include selecting, editing and designing page content for print product and online content. Meet page flow deadlines and coordinate edition content with editors. Qualified candidates must have familiarity with current events and history. Also, the ability to grasp and adapt to new technology. Evening and weekend hours applicable as well as other hours.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Select, edit, and design page content for print product.
  • Select and edit content for online and social media.
  • Coordinate edition content with editors.
  • Meet pageflow deadlines.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Edit stories and graphics and accuracy, grammar, style and clarity.
  • Design pages to enhance readership; write accurate headlines and captions.
  • Complete pages on deadline according to established pageflow demands.
  • Post content to TH website and social media sites.
  • Develop computer-originated graphics to enhance readership comprehension.
  • Participate in planning and coordination for assigned pages and special sections.
  • Monitor ongoing news and issues through perusal of TH and other appropriate media.
  • Suggest and initiate, as appropriate, new methods and procedures to enhance efficient operation of the department or newspaper overall.
  • Adhere to TH policies and journalistic ethics.
  • Maintain a customer comes first environment with pro-active commitment to internal and external customer service.
  • Participate in the Great Game of Business.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.

Behavior: Self-starter who works well with others; capable of accepting constructive criticism; communicative with other staffers and supervisors; imaginative; representative of the TH and colleagues as professional member of the journalism profession.

Skills: English language; computer operation; time management; ability to perform efficiently and accurately on deadline. Ability to grasp and adapt to new technology.

Knowledge: Bachelors degree or equivalent; newspaper or related media/communications experience a plus; familiarity with newspaper operations; current events and history.

Primary Contact

365524

Ali Chapman

HR Generalist, Human Resources

563-588-5728

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Fax

ali.chapman@wcinet.com

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Job Details

Categories

Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Customer Service
Publishing/Printing

Location

Dubuque, IA

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full Time

Company ID

80

Job REQ #

67520

# Positions

1

Start Date

20220823

End Date

20221014

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About the Company

 

TH Media publishes the Telegraph Herald, a general interest daily newspaper and on-line news source published in Dubuque, Iowa 365 days a year. The TH's circulation is 26,000 and total weekly readership is 100,000 in the Dubuque tri-state area of Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois. The TH specializes in local and regional news coverage, but offers a comprehensive package of state, national and international news as well. Along with news, sports and commentary, the newspaper also features a full complement of retail and classified advertising.  Additional publications include monthly magazines and special inserts. Telegraphherald.com provides the most comprehensive coverage of Dubuque-area news, weather and sports on the Internet.  TH Media is a division of Woodward Communications, Inc.

Woodward Communications, Inc. (WCI) is a multimedia communications company employing over 500 employee owners at 21 locations – servicing communities in Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois and customers throughout the nation and Canada.  With its corporate headquarters in Dubuque, Iowa, WCI is owned by the Woodward family and its employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan.  The ESOP owns approximately 97% of the company.