Executive editors are employed in newspaper organizations, and by business, public agencies, or non-government organizations that have books and journals published. Executive editors are responsible for overseeing the editorial content and topics of the articles or books before they are published. He/she supervises the newsroom or in public or private offices, they are responsible for coordinating the publication of books or other documents. Executive editors must have degrees related to journalism or communication and they must possess editorial experience. Some executive editors work as writers, correspondents, or section editors for several years before they are qualified or promoted as executive editors.
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Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK19 1EG
Dedicated and industrious professional is hoping to join a newspaper organization as an executive editor where I can practice my skills and knowledge while significantly helping the organization meet its goals.
Summary of Qualification
- Seven years of experience working as an executive editor.
- Outstanding proficiency in the English language.
- Excellent social and interpersonal skills.
- Excellent management and administrative skills.
- Skilled in editing different kinds of articles.
- Strong people management and time management skills.
Career Experience/Job History
2003 – Present: Executive Editor, Weekly News Agency
- Oversee editorial meetings to discuss content of each issue.
- Supervise the tasking of important articles to staff and editors.
- Ensure the editorial content of newspaper and edit articles for finalization.
- Give trainings to staff and editors occasionally.
1998 – 2002: Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Buckinghamshire University
Professional reference will be furnished upon request.