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Job Description:

  • 1) Selects and edits state, national, and international news items received by wire from press associations: Corrects errors of spelling and punctuation in telegraph copy.

  • 2) Deletes less important paragraphs, according to importance and amount of space available for story.

  • 3) Issues selected items to EDITOR, NEWS, with notations of desired length of story in accordance with predetermined space allotment.

  • 4) Monitors teleprinter machines for new leads on important news items received before press time of edition, and reserves space for copy on such items.

  • 5) May select news of local events of national or international interest, and prepare copy to be forwarded to central news associations by wire.

  • 6) May rewrite stories to include information of special interest to subscribers of publication.




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DOT:   132.267-010

Job Number: 3374