Editor Job Profile in Australia
A Newspaper or Magazine Editor may work within the many departments of a publication, such as news, features, sports or health. Additionally, depending on the size and nature of the publication, they may work alone or as part of a team of editors.

An Editor has the final say on who is assigned particular stories or projects and what work will be published in each edition. An Editor in Chief takes on the role of hiring writers and reporters and oversees the running of the department.

An Editor requires excellent knowledge of the publishing industry and thorough experience to be able to control the layout and appearance of articles and graphic elements. They must also follow new developments in technology and journalism in order to be competitive in the industry.

Most Editors require a degree in journalism, editing or publishing. Advanced language and grammatical skills are a must, as are knowledge of information technology and management of staff and creative services.

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