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Journalists, Newspaper and Periodical Editors

Jobholders in this unit group investigate and write up stories and features for broadcasting and for newspapers, magazines and other periodicals, evaluate and manage their style and content and oversee the editorial direction of these types of output and publication.

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About this Career

£41,871

Average salary

New workers start around £21,351.01. Normal pay is £41,871 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £76,213.34.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Liaises with production staff in checking final proof copies immediately prior to printing.
  • Selects material for broadcast or publication, checks style, grammar, accuracy and legality of content and arranges for any necessary revisions.
  • Writes articles and features and submits draft manuscripts to newspaper, magazine, periodical or programme editor.
  • Determines subject matter and undertakes research by interviewing, attending public events, seeking out records, reviewing written work, attending film and stage performances etc..

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Writing
85
Reading Comprehension
80
Active Listening
79
Critical Thinking
75
Speaking
72
Active Learning
71
Monitoring
60
Learning Strategies
51
Mathematics
48
Science
20

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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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