Copy Editor - Online, Al Jazeera English

Editorial Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Description

Position at Al Jazeera Media Network

Summary:

The Copy Editor constantly reviews the style guide and, along with the Senior Copy Editor, updates when needed. The individual also copy edits scripted material (video and text). Should prioritize tasks with the Senior Copy Editor.  

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Ensures style guide is up to date
  • Sign off on copy that is slated for the website and/or digital platform
  • Raise any recurring issues to the Senior Copy Editor
  • Work with writers on house style
Job Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Minimum Bachelor in Journalism, Media, Communications or other related fields.
  • Needs 5 years of media/writing experience
  • A full understanding of Al Jazeera Editorial Style
  • Must be up to date with current global affairs
  • The ability to speak and read Arabic is a plus