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Becoming an Editor

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Naina Siewnarine

on 23 October 2013

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Transcript of Becoming an Editor

Becoming an Editor
Types of Editors and Core Tasks
Acquisitions editors decide what to publish
Production editors coordinate the publishing process
Copy editors check written texts for errors
Technical editors review manuals and other technical documents
Career Description
Work either for a publishing company or at home
Online editors work with writers and web developers
Full-time editors work up to 8 or 9 hours a day, 5 days a week, which adds up to 40 to 45 hours a week.
Freelance editors have more flexible schedules and can take on as much or as little work as they want
Suggested Qualities and Qualifications
Writing and grammar skills
Communication skills
Organized
Work well under pressure
Decisive
Suggested Highschool Subjects and nearby Colleges/Universities
Highschool Subjects
Grade 11:
English
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Creative Arts
Business & Management
Computers


Good Luck!
www.careercruising.com
At least a Bachelor's Degree
Local Colleges/Universities
English/Literature
Langara College
The University of British Columbia
Grade 12:
English
Literature
Communications & Media Studies
Mathematics
Social Studies
Western Civilization/ Philosophy
Creative Arts
Business & Management
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