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Copy editor/page designer

Posted: Sep. 18, 2012 8:02 pm Updated: Mar. 8, 2013 1:15 pm

The Quincy Herald-Whig, a 22,000-circulation daily newspaper in West-Central Illinois, has an immediate opening for a copy editor/page designer to work with our multiplatform team.

We're looking for someone who enjoys the challenge of taking a role in all operations on the copy desk — editing local copy, handling the wire, Web production, daily page design and taking a role in our social media sites.

Good editing and headline writing skills are a must.

Quincy is a town of just over 40,000 on the banks of the Mississippi River in West-Central Illinois, about two hours north of St. Louis.

The Herald-Whig is an afternoon newspaper Monday through Friday and publishes morning editions Saturday and Sunday. We have desk shifts during both day and evening hours.

The newspaper is family owned, offers a 401(k), a flex plan and health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance. The Herald-Whig is an equal opportunity employer.

Send a cover letter, resume and clips to: Gerri Berendzen, editorial production coordinator, Quincy Herald-Whig, 130 S. Fifth, Quincy, Ill. 62301; e-mail,; fax (217) 221-3395; or call (217) 221-3371.