Copy Editor

The Hill

The Hill, a division of Nexstar Media Group, seeks a talented copy editor who is a confident headline and summary writer, an expert on AP style and understands how to make the most of digital content. Experience with page layout and Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.

This is a remote, work-from-home position. You need not live in the Washington, D.C., area.

Any person in this position will be represented by the Washington-Baltimore News Guild, Communications Workers of America Local 32035, AFL-CIO.

About the role

The Hill’s production team does a little bit of everything. From editing copy for our digital and print products to headline writing, design and collaboration on informative special sections, our team works as a cohesive unit. While some members of the team are design gurus and others are talented wordsmiths, everyone is knowledgeable of all aspects of what we do.

Skills and qualifications

Ideal candidates will bring prior experience in editing and design and be well-versed in AP style and headline writing. They’ll understand the basics of Adobe Creative Suite and how to optimize writing for a digital audience. They should have a proven ability to meet deadlines and communicate effectively. Knowledge of Washington and politics is a plus but not required.

Compensation ranges from $50-$60k per year + commensurate with experience and skill level.

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, Life Insurance, and 401K with company match.

About The Hill

Established in 1994, The Hill is the country’s definitive digital source for non-partisan political news and information. Inside the Beltway, it’s known as an essential, agenda-setting read for lawmakers and influencers. Beyond the Capitol, The Hill’s trusted content is shared more often on social media than any other political news brand in America.

Our properties include, reaching a monthly audience of 41M; Hill.TV, the largest independent video platform within the Beltway with 1.4B annual views; The Hill’s print edition, one of the most influential sources for law and policy makers; Elevate Studios, creating breakthrough branded content offerings for leading marketers; and The Hill Events, which hosted 70 virtual events last year, featuring 92 Members of Congress and 88 industry leaders in meaningful policy discussions.