Copy Editor

Texas Scorecard, a leading news organization focused on covering government and culture in Texas, is seeking a copy editor to join our team.

The ideal candidate will be a meticulous editor with a passion for ensuring polished written works, the ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment, and a passion for promoting self-governance. Overall, the copy editor’s main task is to ensure the technical quality and readability of Texas Scorecard’s copy.

This is a full-time position located in our Leander, TX office or remotely.


  • A desire for the success of Texas Scorecard’s mission

  • A passion for impacting culture and an interest in serving fellow Texans

  • Strong understanding of correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling

  • Ability to edit a written work for accuracy, tone, and clarity

  • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills

  • Proficiency in AP Style and WordPress is a plus, but not required


  • Edit daily news articles covering the issues affecting Texas’ citizens

  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure their outgoing copy is proofread

  • Report to the managing editor and assist with extraneous tasks as needed
  • Be available for occasional evening and weekend editing needs


To apply: Please send a cover letter and your resume to jobs [@] Indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Our Culture

At Texas Scorecard, we will…

  • Never take political actions personally, never make politics personal.
  • Always be factual.
  • Stay mission focused.
  • Be citizen-driven.
  • Be happy warriors.
  • Act systemically and generationally.
  • Be strategic and disciplined.