Weekend/Holiday Copy Editor – Freelance

REVOLT.tv is the online space for the unapologetic, authoritative voice of hip hop culture, which includes, but isn’t limited to, rap and R&B music, the hip hop lifestyle, urban entertainment, and social justice.REVOLT’s famed news site is looking for a copy editor for all weekends and holidays. Note that the company celebrates a number of holidays that others do not. So, the Sr. Managing Editor needs someone who will be available. Some of those holidays include The Notorious B.I.G’s birthday (May 21), Juneteenth, Black Friday, the day after Christmas, the day after New Year’s Day, etc.The Ideal Candidate2-3 years experience as a copy editor at a major news outletMust be an AP Style Expert (AP Nerds Only!) while able to learn some REVOLT in-house styleMust feel nauseous when seeing a typo or punctuation errorMust be able to effectively edit breaking news articles ASAPMust be a great fact-checkerMust work effectively in a fast-paced news environmentMust be extremely detail-orientedMust be able to edit news articles so precisely that site readers clearly get their messages and factsMust be receptive to feedback (Stay out your feelings)Must have knowledge of WordPress and other CMS platformsKnowledge of SEO a plusMUST have knowledge of and love for hip hop, social justice, and Black culture overall!

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