ProPublica

Title
Copy Editor
Details
When you read news stories, do you find yourself weighing their fairness and checking if their logic is sound? Do you cringe at every typo? Does inconsistent style drive you bonkers? Then you could be our next copy editor.

In this role, you’ll work in tandem with our assistant managing editor for standards to maintain the high quality our stories, to manage the flow of copy and to publish our work online. (And you’ll also be on the lookout for the little things, like the missing “of” in the previous sentence.) You’ll get to flex your editing muscle not only on complex and lengthy investigations, but also on breaking news stemming from our deep dives, newsletters, graphics, videos and columns. You’ll also at times have to convert stories from the style of a partner newsroom into Associated Press style (so long, coöperate; hello, cooperate!). Other responsibilities will include helping draft corrections, clarifications and updates to stories, and occasionally filling in for the standards AME.
Created
30 September 2020