Daily Sun Copy Subeditor

Daily Sun Copy Subeditor
Johannesburg, Gauteng


Posted 18 November 2021 – Closing Date 26 November 2021

Job Details

Job Description

Daily Sun has a vacancy for a copy subeditor in its production office in Randburg.



  • Editing news, features and adhering to strict deadlines;
  • Caption and headline writing;
  • Edit copy for spelling mistakes and grammatical errors;
  • Fact check stories by liasing with news desk and reporters;
  • Working as part of a team to ensure Daily Sun’s editorial quality.



  • The ability to write punchy and accurate tabloid headlines;
  • Advanced computer literacy;
  • Well developed English language skills;
  • Good knowledge of newspaper production;
  • Thorough knowledge of current affairs.



The successful candidate has to meet the following criteria:

  • At least three years’ experience in copy subbing;
  • Skilled at writing headlines and captions;
  • Other applicable experience in journalism;
  • Ability to work independently and meet daily deadlines;
  • A valid code 8 driver’s licence;
  • A diploma or degree in journalism or related field will strengthen the application.


In exchange for the successful candidate’s services, the company offers a competitive salary, membership of the medical and retirement funds for persons qualifying.