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Pulitzer Center seeks copy editor

July 3, 2020

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Pulitzer Center is looking for an experienced copy editor to oversee all copy published by the Center. This includes website updates, event announcements, email newsletters, annual and quarterly reports, and print marketing materials.


  • Copy edit and polish all copy produced in-house so that it meets the highest standards
  • Craft engaging headlines, teasers, and newsletter text
  • Manage the copy review process for the republishing of external stories on the website, reviewing content before publishing
  • Own and maintain Pulitzer Center style guide, which is a hybrid of AP Style and house rules


  • At least five years in a copy-editing role at a news organization, including significant editorial and proofreading experience
  • Expertise in U.S. English grammar, punctuation, and style; strong knowledge of style guides, especially AP Style
  • Some experience using content management systems to post content to websites, such as Drupal, WordPress, or Craft
  • Demonstrated news judgment
  • High attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple competing priorities on tight deadlines


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