Plan, review, and revise material for publication in newspapers, magazines, books, and websites.
Have a medium level of social interaction. Editors talk to authors and reporters but also but also spend time alone reading manuscripts.
May be exposed to loud sounds and distracting noise levels, especially when working in a news room.
Repeat the same physical and mental tasks. This is important when editing and working at a computer.
Work more than 40 hours per week.
Preparation and/or Training
Have a bachelor's degree
Have one to five years of related work experience
5 Important Skills and Abilities
Understand written information
Write clearly so other people can understand
Speak clearly so listeners can understand
Think of original, unusual, or creative ways to solve problems
Recommended Core Classes and Electives