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 Editorial Assistant (p/t) - Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States

Job information
Posted by: Gannett 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Other
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: PWmYqZLmg0JSIAn6hPsYtWMLsGVDlI / Latpro-3789060 
Date posted: Apr-30-2021
State, Zip: Wisconsin, 54492


Req #15585

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

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Editorial Assistant (part-time 25 hours a week)

An Editorial Assistant for the USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin, based in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is a role thats perfect for someone looking to gain experience to grow into a full-time position or is looking for an opportunity to write and report on their community.

Duties include:

Writing news briefs and compiling calendars, briefs packages and list stories

Writing one feature story per week minimum; more if time allows

Using content management software to push stories into print and online

Monitoring and keeping tidy newsroom email inboxes

Communicating with producers and designers via email and messenger, as well as editor and reporters, to avoid duplication of work

Other duties and special projects, as assigned

Candidate must have:

A firm grasp of AP style and the ability to learn the news organizations style

Ability to write clearly and cleanly, and to do effective research on a variety of general-interest topics

Ability to type cleanly and quickly, as well as find and correct errors in existing text

Able to function under daily deadlines to produce daily and weekly publications

Customer service skills to communicate with the public

Ability to work with teams at other sites and clearly communicate your needs

Comfort with Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), willingness and ability to learn news-related software as needed

Excellent time-management skills and a drive to organize content.


Gannett Co., a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Other details
  • Job Family Editors
  • Job Function Consumer
  • Pay Type Hourly

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