Copy Editor

The Texas Tribune is seeking a meticulous copy editor for our fast-paced digital newsroom.

This grammar-loving, detail-oriented person will polish stories, ensure accuracy and clarity, and make sure we follow AP and Texas Tribune style. The copy editor will need to be skilled at juggling multiple assignments on deadline, including breaking news stories, long-form investigative pieces, social media posts, newsletters, photo captions, marketing materials and signage for events. The editor will maintain the Tribune’s style guide and educate colleagues about style. The ideal candidate will be comfortable raising questions about copy with editors and reporters.

This is a full-time position in our Austin newsroom. The schedule will typically be 1 to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Copy-editing skills are a must. Interest in Texas government and politics is a plus.

About The Texas Tribune

The Texas Tribune is a nonprofit newsroom based in Austin and dedicated to engaging and informing Texans on politics and policy news. We are read by 2 million people every month and have more journalists covering state government than any newsroom in the country. In addition, our events team hosts more than 50 free conversations between the public and elected officials across the state every year.

We’re a "grown-up startup,” meaning we all wear many hats, but we’re also big fans of getting enough sleep. We believe our office is a pretty great place to work, and we're proud of the job we've done helping to make Texas politics transparent and accessible to the world at large. The Texas Tribune is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply.

Benefits

How to apply

Please submit your application here by March 2, 2020. Email Corrie MacLaggan at cmaclaggan@texastribune.org with any questions. We can't wait to hear from you!