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Copy Editing on the job certification

Is there a job that will train you to be a copy editor even without experience or a degree?

Nancy in Duluth, Georgia

Updated 90 months ago

What are typical copy editor salaries? - 6 Replies

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...

dbt in Duluth, Georgia

Updated 91 months ago

Freelance copy editing - 3 Replies

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...

joseph.stanley81@*****.*** in Alappuzha, India

copy editing job hunting

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...

David in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 92 months ago

Periods after bullet points on resume? - 2 Replies

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...

David in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 93 months ago

Resume question - 1 Reply

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...

Mary in East Brunswick, New Jersey

Updated 107 months ago

Should I include my 2 years copy editing for an onlinie porn site in my resume?? - 2 Replies

I mostly edited erotic fiction for a major online porn site for 2 years, as well as copy edited all written material generated from the main office,...

Proofer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 111 months ago

Entry-Level Copy Editor - 2 Replies

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,...

mj in Sparks, Nevada

Updated 120 months ago

Finding a copy editing job - 3 Replies

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?

jb in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 121 months ago

Wanted: copy editing translated material - 2 Replies

Hi everyone, New to this forum. I'm looking for copy editors who are interested in editing materials translated from a foreign language by...

Copy Editor in New York, New York

Updated 124 months ago

On-screen Copyediting - 1 Reply

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...

Amanda in Adona, Arkansas

Updated 140 months ago

Some Advice Please - 3 Replies

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...


Are copy editor job opportunities growing or declining?

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...


What are the best copy editor qualifications and training to get ahead?

What is the best training for becoming a copy editor? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective copy...


Tips for copy editor interviews.

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?


What do you enjoy most about your copy editor career?

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...


Getting a copy editor job.

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...


Top copy editor skills needed to get the 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?

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