November  27, 2022
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Copy Editor (part-time)

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Copy Editor (part-time) REF#: JG33090
Metroland Media
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: September 26, 2022


Metroland Media is a progressive media organization with a long and distinguished history. Its businesses include more than 70 weekly community newspapers in Ontario. 

In addition, Metroland Media offers flyer distribution services, omnichannel marketing solutions and parcel delivery. Our company is energized by a deep customer-centric obsession, continued journalistic excellence, advanced data-driven competency and a culture that is selfless, collaborative, agile, results driven and focused.

Our Commitment To Diversity
We strive to be a leader in building and cultivating an employee community framed around fairness, support and opportunity. We believe that what makes us different, makes a difference. And as a team, the diversity of our backgrounds, interests and experiences is what enriches our work, and our workplaces. We welcome all, and we strive for an inclusive culture that allows individual growth and shared success.

Job Description
The Copy Editing Centre at the Metroland Communities Toronto office is looking for a part-time Copy Editor to work with the complete footprint of community newspapers. 

Key accountabilities
  • Rewriting and editing articles on a variety of content subjects and areas.
  • Using copy editing skills to enhance quality output in print and online.
  • Understanding and flagging libel and defamation.
  • Working on evenings and/or weekends as required.


  • Degree or diploma in journalism or a related field, including English or communications, or other relevant experience.
  • Ability to manage content on a variety of platforms for numerous publications.
  • A sharp eye for detail.
  • Superb news judgement and solid knowledge of Canadian Press Style.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to adhere to a common standard.
  • An engaged consumer of news with a passion for words and strong rewriting abilities.
  • A stickler for grammar, sentence structure, spelling and punctuation.
  • Familiarity with NewsGate is not essential but would be considered an asset.
  • The successful candidate must be able to work quickly and decisively in a deadline-driven print and online news environment.

Metroland Media Group is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ontario Human Rights Code we will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling the interview of your requirements.
Interested candidates should apply online here, stating they found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board. 

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