• Editors
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
  • Editors plan, coordinate, or edit content of material for publication. They may review proposals and drafts for possible publication.

What do they typically do

  • Prepare, rewrite, and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work
  • Check facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources
  • Read copy or proof to find and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax
  • Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal
  • Review and approve proofs submitted by composing room before publication production
  • Supervise and coordinate work of reporters and other editors
  • Plan contents of publications according to the publication's style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements
  • Read, evaluate and edit materials submitted for publication and confer with authors about changes in content, style or organization, or publication

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