Date posted: 9/19/18
The Times in Gainesville, Ga., is seeking an experienced copy desk chief to lead our universal hub desk.
The hub desk is responsible for editing and paginating a seven-day daily newspaper, a weekly newspaper, a biweekly trade magazine and special sections.
Duties will include hands-on supervision of a staff of four copy editors/page designers to produce the aforementioned publications on time and with attention to quality. The copy chief will set schedules, produce some pages, proof and give feedback, and be the manager on duty in the newsroom five nights a week.
Applicants should have a degree in journalism or similar field and a minimum of three years supervisory experience in a newsroom setting.
Applicants should also be experienced with InDesign, InCopy and PhotoShop. Experience with the Anvil online CMS is a plus.
The ideal candidate will have strong news judgment, an eye for appealing design, be a talented headline writer and an outstanding editor who leads by example. Strong preference will be given to qualified local or regional candidates.
We offer paid vacation, benefits and 401(k) savings.