West Publishing Corporation Desk EditorCopy Editor in Wayne, Pennsylvania
Reference #: JREQ082921 Job Description ROLE PURPOSE To ensure our clients receive timely, relevant, high quality content/stories that meet the company's ethical guidelines. RESPONSIBILITIES Move relevant, high quality content to our internal and external clients quickly with accurate articles, ensuring all stories meet our ethical guidelines and are free from legal dangers. May perform other newsroom duties such as research and media monitoring duties using all reference tools available. At a more senior level, help the editor in charge run the shift, answering client and author queries, and to advise the team on how best to produce the final well-edited and relevant story file. SCOPE & IMPACT Develop and maintain strong working relationships with various levels of desk editors, authors and editors. Maintain consistent coordination and clear communication between desk editors, authors and editors. Communicate and coordinate with editorial colleagues on other disciplines when needed. TECHNICAL / PROFESSIONAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES Excellent grammar skills. Proficient in AP Style. Strong awareness of legal dangers. Good news judgment and ability to prioritize stories and deadlines. Good English language writing ability; fluency in English comprehension. RELATIONSHIPS: INTERNAL / EXTERNAL Develop and maintain strong working relationships with various levels of authors, editors and desk editors. Maintain consistent coordination and clear communication between authors, editors and desk editors. Communicate and coordinate with editorial colleagues on other disciplines when needed. Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization. Qualifications EXPERIENCE 1-2 years news editing experience. AP style required.EDUCATION BA (Journalism or English) preferred but not required. At Thomson Reuters, we ... For full info follow application link. As a global business we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer providing a drug-free workplace.