Is there a job that will train you to be a copy editor even without experience or a degree?
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Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field?What skills should you learn to increase your salary?
I am a freelance copy editor and I just got my Web site online. I have 10 years experience editng copy for newspapers and i have written for some of the largest newspapers in the country, including the Boston Globe, Sacramento Bee, Cleveland Plain Dealer and more.I am seeking editing work - small one-time projects or regular projects. Visit my site at www.edityourcopy.com. My rates are negotiable.
i have no prior experience as a copy editor but a strong thrust to do it as career for it coulds feed my mind and pull my pen. but the ads I approach somehow tries to make money by asking some sort of registration/membership fees.I smell something fishy with those guys. how to find the real ones and to have an entry into the wonderful world of copyediting?please let me know.thanks a lot.
Hi everyone,I have another question for a copy-editor resume I wonder if you can help me with. I've decided not to use a colon after headings like "Education" and "Experience (centering those headings), but what should I do in terms of periods after bullet points? Does it need to be consistent all the way through, one way or the other? It seems to make sense and look good to have a period for complete sentences, but I wonder whether it looks right when what follows the bullet point is just a com...
Hi everyone,For a copy-editors resume, should I put a colon after such headings as "Objective" and "Experience"? Also, is it fine to simply say "References available on request" at the end, or do I need a heading for references as well?Thanks,David
I don't think it's cheesy. Put it on you resume, with the name of the company. Instead of using the word porn, use adult.
I have come to the conclusion that being a copy editor is the job for me. A lifelong reader, it is rare that I do not spot a typo in every book, magazine, newspaper, or blog that I read. I'm interning at a local newspaper, but I'm looking for something meatier, and I'm also looking to get paid. Are there any forums or people that I can find/talk to, to get advice about where to start? I'm looking to immerse myself into relevant job experience...know of anything?
I'm going to school to prepare for a copy editing job and really want to copy edit for a book publishing company. Where should I look?
Hi everyone, New to this forum. I'm looking for copy editors who are interested in editing materials translated from a foreign language by non-native English speakers.Qualification:- Native English speakers with college level writingRate:- $10 / 1000 original wordsAnyone interested please copy edit the following short paragraph and send it to:***********Your attention is appreciated!Sample:At the age of six, my son was full of “you must" all day long. Very often he goes like “You must do this or...
I am new to on-screen editing and have a question about editing tables. If the formatting of a table is incorrect, e.g., if the columns are not aligned properly, are you expected to go in and actually fix the table by setting the tabs, or are you just supposed to write a note to the compositor: [Align columns]?
Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing?Where are the jobs? Which places have the most copy editor opportunities?
What is the best training for becoming a copy editor? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective copy editor?What do non-traditional career paths look like?
What do you enjoy most about being a copy editor? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and advance?What keeps you at your job?
What are the top 3 traits or skills every copy editor must have to excel?Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your copy editor expertise?
Hello, I have a couple questions that I'd really love some help answering. I'm currently a freshmen in college and I want to pursue a career as an editor (preferably for a publishing company or a magazine). The college that I attend, Queens College, does not offer journalism as a major (it is offered as a minor), but it offers English, Media Studies, Comparative Literature and Political Science. What is the best combination of majors/minors that I could use to pursue an editing career? I thought...
How did you get your start doing copy editor work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position?Do you need a particular educational background?
Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming copy editor interview?Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?