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Las Vegas Sun seeks a copy editor

September 22, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Las Vegas Sun is searching for a Copy Editor who can thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment for our print and web operations.

The ideal candidate:

  • Must be a self-starter
  • One who possesses strong copy editing skills, has layout and design experience, and is proficient in InDesign.
  • Experience with Photoshop is a plus.
  • Ideally will have at least three years of experience as a Copy Editor for a professional news publication
  • Be competent in Associated Press style
  • Have an understanding of best editorial practices.
  • Must possess strong news judgment and the ability to make real-time decisions
  • Wire-editing experience is a must.

Job duties include:

  • Editing stories and fact checking.
  • Selecting wire copy.
  • Writing headlines.
  • Designing and building pages.
  • Managing the homepage.
  • Communicating and planning with editors.

The shift for this position is Tuesday through Saturday. You’ll be web editor on Saturday, and must have the ability to edit breaking news and light experience with sports copy.

Our publications also include: Las Vegas Weekly; a group of leading websites, including award-winning and, the valley’s leading business publication; and Las Vegas Magazine, which is distributed in most of the hotel rooms on the Las Vegas Strip. We’re building a media company for the next 50 years, and we take pride in the quality and progressive nature of our work.

Interested in applying? If so, please send your résumé to jobs@ with the subject line ‘Copy Editor.’

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