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Newspaper Editors are in charge of reviewing and updating news content for print media. Common job duties seen on a Newspaper Editor resume are collaborating with reporters and news correspondents, editing raw materials, investigating and checking events, and making sure interesting and relevant facts get published. Based on our collection of example resumes, the most sought-after skills in a Newspaper Editor are communication, writing, teamwork, time management, and computer competencies. The ideal candidate hold a Bachelor's Degree in journalism and has a background in news writing.

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Newspaper Editor

Managed newspaper's editorial staff (city editor) which won numerous advertising and editorial awards

  • Responsible for newspaper's daily editorial content and increased subscriptions by 20 percent
  • Designed newspaper's front page each day and won awards for editorial design and layout
  • Established award winning weekly outdoor/environmental column and page which won numerous awards each year for its content and design
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
2

Newspaper Editor

Developed fresh content for the number one quality daily newspaper in Romania, with 24 pages and over 14.000 selling copies a day

  • Contributed with cover stories each month for special "Doctor of the day" supplement, focused on health care. Interviewed hundreds of patients and doctors and traveled abroad
  • Wrote the daily Education page
  • Developed by myself a 16 pages biannual supplement centered on university admission
  • Covered local and breaking news on social issues like strikes, abortion, unemployment, immigration etc.
  • Reporter at Radar de Media
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Pedagogical Field
Journalism
3

Newspaper Editor and Reporter

Prepared reports and covered business supplements, politics, social problems, community events and environmental issues. Gathered information ensuring fair, accurate and unbiased reporting.

  • Interviewed political figures and community leaders; served as photographer when required.
  • Worked on several investigative environmental damages reports, some of high public interest. Key member of team that drew into the limelight the investigation, accusation and fraud conviction of a town major.
  • Produced and directed a section for El Norte newspaper visiting one town per month to prepare in-depth
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Communications And Journalism
MA
Journalism
4

College Newspaper Editor-in-chief

Assembled a team of students to revive [company name], the Rhodes College weekly newspaper

  • Hired journalist Wendi Thomas to run a seminar on journalistic form and ethics for the new staff
  • Recruited student journalists, assigned weekly stories, authored several articles, and conducted final edits
  • Lead weekly meetings with the staff
  • Coordinated with the printer and organized distribution of physical copies
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
History
5

Newspaper Editor

Edited grammatical, stylistic, and content errors of article submissions

  • Conducted interviews of students and teachers to gather pertinent information
  • Wrote several articles per issue including op-ed pieces
  • Helped to develop teamwork by assisting struggling reporters and assumed a leadership position to ensure articles would be completed within the deadline
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
International Relations And Chinese
6

Spectrum Newspaper Editor-in-chief/photography Editor

Assembled a hand-picked team of editors ranging from editorial to photography

  • Organized bi-weekly newspaper article meetings in which the next month's paper was
  • Edited articles, arranged articles in spreads using Adobe InDesign
  • Communicated personally with printing services as well as editors working on particular
  • Organized and oversaw annual fundraisers
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Major
Engish
7

Newspaper Editor

Design and layout of features pages for Observer of [company name] via Adobe Suites

  • Editing and writing suggestions for fellow students on campus.
  • Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines.
  • Wrote entertaining and informing features articles.
  • Gathered and verified factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation, and research.
  • Introduced fresh and new angles on previously-reported material to update and inform readers.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Art And English Creative Writing
8

Teaching Assistant/chemistry Tutor, Newspaper Editor

Assisted in the instruction of two sections of Microbiology

  • Graded papers, prepared laboratory materials
  • Served as occasional guest lecturer
  • Tutored chemistry students
  • Edited and proofread articles for the Southwestern
  • Collaborated with other professionals to produce clean and intelligible copy
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Biochemistry
Chemistry Department Chair
9

Newspaper Editor-in-chief

  • Executed and oversaw all aspects of the newspaper from layout to finished product
  • Conducted weekly meetings addressing questions and concerns
  • Reviewed articles for the newspaper's final product
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Justice Studies
Liberal Arts
10

Newspaper Editor

Formatted layouts for Entertainment and In-Depth section, including photos, stories, and infographics

  • Interviewed faculty and pupils of the school
  • Wrote many genres of articles such as news and opinions
  • Designed graphics to provide information and statistics
  • Proficiency and knowledge in Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel
  • 4 years of knowledge in Adobe InDesign making layouts
  • Intermediate knowledge in Adobe Photoshop making graphics and editing photos
  • Knowledge in Social Media such as Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and various iPhone apps
  • Personal experience in marketing and selling items on eBay and Craigslist
  • Adaptable, friendly, organized
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Marketing

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