Newspaper or Periodical Editors plan and direct editing of publications, such as newspapers, magazines or journals, in accordance with editorial policies and guidelines and accepted rules of grammar, style and format prior to printing and distribution.
Specialisations: Features Editor, News Editor, Pictures Editor, Subeditor, Website/Blog Editor.
You can work as a Newspaper or Periodical Editor without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Newspaper and Periodical Editors often have university qualifications.
- Makes decisions about the specific content of publications in conjunction with other senior editors and in accordance with editorial policies and guidelines.
- Reviews copy for publications to ensure conformity with accepted rules of grammar, style and format, coherence of story, and accuracy, legality and probity of content.
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