Kalmbach Media
  • Waukesha, WI, USA
  • Full-time

Kalmbach Media is currently seeking a Copy Editor for its two science brands: Discover and Astronomy. These award-winning national science brands are based in our Waukesha office. The Copy Editor is responsible for maintaining style and accuracy for all editorial content across a variety of departments, features and related content in support of the Discover and Astronomy brands. The position also involves coordinating fact-checking for Discover.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviews all editorial content at multiple points in the copy flow process ' from text files to layouts ' verifying use of correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, vocabulary and magazine style.
  • Reviews all editorial content for logic, structure and overall readability.
  • Coordinates fact-checking for Discover stories, serving as primary contact for all freelance fact-checkers.
  • Contributes to development of story headlines, decks, subheads and other display copy.
  • Performs some fact-checking duties in-house.
  • Meets all deadlines.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 

  • At least three years' experience in copy editing at magazines, newspapers and/or digital media outlets, with excellent critical-thinking skills, as well as solid organizational and overall editing skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, English or a related field.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work well on a team.

 

HOW TO APPLY: 

To be considered for this position you must complete our online application and attach your resume along with:

  • A detailed cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience as it relates to this position
  • Your salary requirements

 

We are located in Waukesha Wisconsin, about 20 minutes west of Milwaukee. We offer a customer focused work environment and excellent benefits!

 

Kalmbach Media Co. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer as defined by the EEOC.

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