The typical day schedule of an editor is somewhat like this, as explained below:Reach the office and check the inbox. This is the first thing they do while reaching the office. The mailbox of an editor is usually flooded with hundreds of mails. They have to reply to the important mails.Also most of the submissions by the reporters and writers are made by the emails these days. Therefore, they have to start reading straight away, else the pile of submissions pending for review starts building.Most part of the day is spent in doing the proofreading and editing the content. It requires great

There are quite a number of myths about the work of Editors: 1. A number of people assume that editors need to do only proofreading. This was earlier the case when proofreaders were not separately available. This is not the case now. Editors not only check and edit the grammatical and technical aspects of writing but they also provide feedback in the creative part of the writing. They keep in touch with the writers and help them in redesigning the article or story and in some cases it gets changed a lot.2. Editors are known to be only working inside their cabins. This again is not true. E

Below is the list of the key areas that the editors work on most of the times:1. They keep in touch with the writer and have a conversation or meeting with them in order to better understand the work and clear any points if required. They also need to provide their feedback to the writers and therefore need to maintain the regular communications with them via emails, telephones etc.2. The editors need to carefully read the writing piece. This is probably the most important part of their work. They have to go through each and every detail of the article very carefully and ensure that everything

Below is the list of the main work and responsibilities of an Editor:1. The editors have to get the main story from the writer and work on it. They usually take some time to understand the various aspects of it and then provide their feedback on it. If any changes are required, they request the writers to make the necessary changes. 2. The editors have to correct the technical errors in the writing including the grammatical mistakes and the inappropriate usage of the language. They also have to verify the facts and figures being mentioned in the story. This is very important as it's the e

The editors do experience social interactions on a number of occasions and are not only limited to working with their content and sitting on their desks. The various situations where they experience social interactions have been described below:1. The editors either work independently or with any organization or publishing house. In either case they have to stay in touch with the publishers who will be assigning them the work. They have to meet the publishers on regular basis and ensure that they get the right work and understand the requirements so that a proper plan could be made for that.2.

The working hours of an editor are usually dictated by a number of factors which are mentioned as below:1. If you are independently working as an editor for various books or magazines you will not be facing sharp deadlines. You will be bale to manage the work as per your convenience and therefore can enjoy flexible working hours. But this is usually the case once you have got experience and prominent name in the publishing industry. As a fresher it's often tough to work as a free lance editor.2. If you are working in a newspaper then you will have to follow strict deadlines and therefore the t

Dear Aspirant, If the answer to the below questions comes as a STRONG YES, then you have the [right interest to be an Editor][1]: 1. Will you love reading, comprehending, noting? 2. Will you be able to love writing innumerable pages? 3. Will you try to [gain high command over languages][2]? 4. Will you be able to love spend late hours refining, restructuring content? 5. Will you love to travel for news and gain knowledge of diverse areas? Aptitude to be an Editor depends on whether you can doa high end course in languages and communication skills. Best wishes [1]: /ask/t/how-do-i-iden

Hi There, I have no idea about training, apart from the degree in Journalism, that one can opt for after 12th. Apart from this, one needs knowledge regarding animations, excel, word and software needed to edit the article. - A strong command over languages. - Use of phrases and examples - General Awareness - Ability to express ones ideas - Critical thinking - Ready to work at irregular timings - Patience and persistence Wish you good luck.....

Dear Aspirant, It is a truth that ultimately what matters is what and how you do in the interview. However to qualify for interview, you need a ticket to enter the employer and therefore, a qualification is a must. Further shortlisting is definitely done on the basis of qualification and grades prima facie. Therefore academic record including internships done, projects done are important. Best wishes

Hi There, I have no idea about training, apart from the degree in Journalism, that one can opt for after 12th. Apart from this, one needs knowledge regarding animations, excel, word, coral draw, graphic designing and software needed to edit the article. Also as an editor, one needs to develop the following: - A strong command over languages. - Use of phrases and examples - General Awareness - Ability to express ones ideas - Critical thinking - Ready to work at irregular timings - Patience and persistence Other than this, few personal traits one needs to develop to be successful as

Hi Sahil, Let me first begin with a quote, "The work of a good editor, like the work of a good teacher, does not reveal itself directly; it is reflected in the accomplishments of others. (William Shawn, editor of The New Yorker from 1952 until 1987) Remember this line all your life, it is the most important quality you need as an editor because you shoulder responsibility with the entire team Though one learns while on work, and will continuously keep learning, this is the most important thing you need to keep in mind. You may be at the top level, but your openness to **Learning will be th

Hi Kaustubh, I hope you know the role of an Editor. As an editor, you would receive a draft of the article one wishes to print as news. But it may contain lots and lots of facts, or no facts at all, or the writeup is too long, examples there or are missing etc. Also the written language sometimes may not fit the local language for a common man to understand. Sometimes some articles needs jargons to catch attention. Another important aspect is the headline, it has to be catchy and at the same time, not too long. Thus for all this editing work, an editor though being a social person, needs h

Dear Aspirant, Editor is a person and position which greatly demands mastery in general awareness and [mastery in few core subjects.][1] An Editor is a person who [writes as a spokesperson][2] of a particular media and hence his / her views should be well informed, knowledgeable and unbiased. To have and develop views and opinions which are well informed, knowledgeable and unbiased, the primary requirement is to have excellent general awareness. Having general awareness is the [basic need of an Editor position.][3] I myself have been writing for more than 13 years now and have been an ed

Hi There, Interesting to know that you wish to be an editor and also supported by your potentials. A very rare combination. As such to be an editor, one needs to have: Good command over languages ( Basic Language knowledge is a must) Good command over writing Communicative & Expressive ( Verbally and in writing) Analytic Ability ( Reasoning capacity) Comprehending ability Once the above mentioned capabilities are fulfilled, then one can take the support of their educational qualification. An editor, mostly needs to be from the mass-media field. Here you could opt for a BMM ( Bachelors in

Dear Aspirant, Once you get educated academically in English or Mass Communication or Journalism, you can join a News Agency (either print or TV or online). Job opportunities generally in News agencies come through paper advertisement and through job portals. Best way to find jobs in the editorial department are through contacts which you need to build while in the college and in internships. Best wishes, Dr. Anand Wadadekar

Dear Career Aspirant I am very glad to see you approach CareerGuide.com for seeking guidance and clarifications for your career development. Let me assure that you have selected the right platform to get advice from. I think I can guide you considering my more than 10 years of experience in counselling and industry. I appreciate your unique and interesting query. Frankly an MBA would NOT help you in editorial jobs. Editorial jobs are purely technical and creative. There is actually no element of management involved directly. People management is definitely there, but that can be earned throu

The editors do experience social interactions on a number of occasions and are not only limited to working with their content and sitting on their desks. The various situations where they experience social interactions have been described below:1. The editors either work independently or with any organization or publishing house. In either case they have to stay in touch with the publishers who will be assigning them the work. They have to meet the publishers on regular basis and ensure that they get the right work and understand the requirements so that a proper plan could be made for that.2.

There are quite a number of myths about the work of Editors: 1. A number of people assume that editors need to do only proofreading. This was earlier the case when proofreaders were not separately available. This is not the case now. Editors not only check and edit the grammatical and technical aspects of writing but they also provide feedback in the creative part of the writing. They keep in touch with the writers and help them in redesigning the article or story and in some cases it gets changed a lot.2. Editors are known to be only working inside their cabins. This again is not true. E