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 Post subject: Help wanted
PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:00 pm 
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It says you have to pass a copy-editing test. It doesn't say you have to pass the drug test.

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The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has an immediate opening on its night news copy desk.

The successful candidate for this entry-level position should have a bachelor’s degree in
journalism or related field, and at least one year of daily newspaper experience, which can
include internships. This position requires knowledge of grammar, punctuation, Associated Press style and libel law.

Any applicant called in for an interview should expect to take and pass a copy-editing test. Applicants also are required to take a drug test.

Salary is based on experience. Resumes, including a list of job references and examples of headlines and editing, should be directed to: Sandra Tyler, news editor, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, AR 72203
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 Post subject: Re: Help wanted
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"Salary is based on experience," it says about this "entry-level position."


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 Post subject: Re: Help wanted
PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:28 pm 
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So they'll pay you nothing and, if you do well, a 50 percent bonus.


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