Copy Editor, Online

Türkiye Radyo Televizyon Kurumu / İstanbul
Publish Date: 21.4.2022

TRT World is hiring a copy editor to join our News team. We’re looking for an editor who can help us shape the vision and voice of the website, which reflects reporting on themes ranging from politics and business to arts and culture. The ideal candidate is interested in working closely with senior editors and producers to tell well-reported and intelligent stories on the day's significant events. The candidate should also have an ability to synthesize complex stories into simple, digestible reads. 


      Edit articles on various topics, from breaking news events to longer, enterprise stories.  

      Work closely with senior editors and producers and help them improve their writing.

      Punch up headlines and summaries in light of what works for the digital audience

      Ensure TRT World’s style guide is implemented 

      Uphold TRT World’s journalistic standards of rigour, balance and fairness

      Ensure that content produced is consistent with TRT World editorial guidelines

      Meet deadlines as assigned


      Has at least three years of experience in journalism and copy editing

      Has a strong appetite for reading a lot of news from a breadth of sources and has the skill to pick up the most important stories of the day 

      Turns convoluted ideas into clean, accurate, and insightful copy on deadline

      Can write intelligent and tight social media posts for published content 

      Can juggle multiple assignments at once

      Is interested in thinking about SEO and social headlines

      Is infinitely curious and always has a solution to make edited copy stronger 

      Can come up with a fresh angle on the topic if the senior editor has buried the lede

      Has experience in examining daily and weekly trends to inform and inspire story choices

      Can work on a fast-paced news team

      Excellent command of English (Speaking, writing, reading)