Editors review, evaluate. and edit manuscripts, articles, news reports and other material for publication, broadcast or interactive media. In addition, they co-ordinate the activities of writers, journalists and other staff.
A four-year bachelor's degree in English, French, journalism, communications, or a related area is usually required to obtain this position.
Employment of editors is projected to decline 7 percent from 2019 to 2029. Despite some job growth in online media, decreases in traditional print magazines and newspapers will cause a decline in overall employment of editors.
Many editors work for newspaper, periodical, or book publishers. Others may work for scientific or educational services. Most work in offices, but a growing number are working from home. At times, this work can be stressful because of strict deadlines.