The Korea Herald


Copy editor wanted



Copyeditor wanted

South Korea’s No. 1English-language daily newspaper
The Korea Herald is looking for a full-time copy editor.

1.     Jobopening

Job position  

Full-time copy editor


- Excellent news sense and an ear for good writing.

- Able to polish and streamline copy while applying meticulous checking for consistency and errors.

- Strong fact-checking ability with a head for figures.

- Comprehensive understanding of AP style.

- Two or more years of experience in journalism or related fields. 

Additional consideration will be given to candidates with Korean language ability.

Job description

The role involves editing articles for print and online, video scripts and other online copy. Other tasks include headline writing and proofreading, as well as contributing to podcasts and video content. There are also opportunities to write on an ad-hoc basis.


Candidates must either have a work visa or qualify for a relevant visa.


2.     Workhours and salary


Dependent on experience


40-hour workweek, in-office. Days and times of work vary, but include some Sundays and evening hours on a rotational basis.


Herald Square (Huam-dong, Yongsan-gu)


3.    Hiring process

-       Send applications to

-       Email application / interview and editing test (Successful applicants will becontacted for interview individually)

-       Applications open until May 29.