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ABOUT 5280 PUBLISHING

Named America’s best big-city magazine in 2018 and 2020, 5280 has been telling Denver’s story for more than 25 years. Readers depend on 5280 for compelling long-form journalism, smart guides to the city and region, superb design, and unforgettable photography. Locally owned and independently operated, the company also publishes 5280 Home5280 Traveler, and 5280 Health magazines, as well as the award-winning Colorado Parent family of publications.

Colorado Parent is the leading source for Colorado family information for over 35 years. Published by 5280 Publishing, Colorado Parent produces 12 magazines, 3 special interest ancillaries, a robust digital platform, an active social media following.

5280 Publishing Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary and benefits.

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Freelance Copy Editor

Colorado Parent magazine is seeking an experienced freelance copy editor for assistance with our print publication (published 15 times per year) and digital articles. The qualified person will assist the staff editors with proofreading and editing articles for content, clarity, grammar, and style. The right person must have excellent written skills and understand how to use AP and house style and formatting. We are seeking a freelance professional with a minimum of 5 years editing/proofreading experience. Knowledge of feature/magazine writing is a plus. This will be freelance work for approximately 15-20 hours per month (availability for 4 hours on a specific day each month will be required – dates are available in advance). This is a paid, hourly job: $25-$30 per hour.

Please send a resume and cover letter to: debbie@coloradoparent.com; with “Copy Editor” in the subject line.

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