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Editorial Industry Overview

With media properties ranging from major metropolitan daily newspapers with circulations of 1 million to celebrity Facebook pages with 10 million followers, the media and editorial industry is more diverse than ever in the 2010s, and faster changing. Editorial media encompass an ever-expanding range, from books, newspapers, magazines and television to a kaleidoscopic array of Internet and other digital genres. Although large companies like The New York Times Co. and News Corp. still concentrate a lot of media power, editorial jobs can be found in a huge number of establishments, from the very small to the behemoth.

Editorial Job Market

There were 145,900 writers and authors in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The profession is expected to grow 6 percent by 2020, slower than the average for all occupations. Editors held more than 127,000 positions, but no significant growth is expected over the forecast decade. Reporters, correspondents and broadcast news analysts held another 58,500 jobs in 2010, with a modest decline of 6 percent projected over the forecast period.

Although editorial work dates to the Bronze Age and the earliest writing systems, jobs in editorial are in a period of extraordinary creative destruction. Traditional, prestigious editorial careers in newspaper or television journalism are dwindling; meanwhile, companies in many industries are creating editorial work opportunities as they build and update compelling Internet presences. Those who seek ongoing editorial employment will find the most success if they anticipate change and make themselves expert in whatever is next in editorial media, content and process.

Common job titles in editorial and publishing include writer, reporter, editor, producer, proofreader, editorial assistant, contributing editor, managing editor, managing producer, editorial director and executive editor.

Editorial Salaries

Writers and authors earned median wages of $55,870 in May 2011, according to the BLS. For editors, median annual wages were $52,380. Reporters and correspondents? median earnings were considerably lower at $34,870. Broadcast news analysts did better at $55,720.

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Synrad, Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of sealed CO2 lasers. From engraving trophies and cutting automotive parts, to coding medical devices and decorating leather goods, our CO2 lasers are found in a broad range of manufacturing operations worldwide. With over 25 years’ experience and 100,000 lasers shipped, Synrad has established a reputation for reliability, innovative products, and e...
. A long term opportunity for a Technical Writer at the World's leading search engine company in Mountain View is available courtesy of Adecco Engineering and Technology. Will work closely with engineering teams to communicate information about Platforms products and technologies. Build internal websites to support Platforms teams including NetSoft, MiniClusters, SCO. Technical Writer job respon...
Seeking a Technical Writer to take ownership and responsibility for the content development and delivery of a specific medical instrumentation software product. The writer will be given opportunities to use the simulated instrumentation hardware. Qualifications: Experience delivering the documentation in accordance with the project specification and agreed upon schedule. Self-starter with exce...
Our client, a Global Pharmaceutical & Medical Device firm, is currently seeking a Proofreader for a 3+ month temporary position with the opportunity for an extension. The position is located in San Jose, CA. By working for our client, you will be exposed to a global company that has over $4 billion dollars in revenue, is traded on NASDAQ, has over 15,000 employees, is one of the world’s largest p...
**This is a permanent full-time opportunity located in Palo Alto** About Symphony Designed for the exchange of high-value content, Symphony is an open source, secure communication and workflow platform that improves workplace productivity and connects users to their professional and personal community. Symphony has attracted the world’s top financial institutions with a $66 million investment t...
Technical Project Manager needed for Wall Street Journal's "Startup of the Year." The Technical Project Manager is responsible for gathering, analyzing and composing technical information in the form of government grant paperwork, pilot proposals, protocols, technical applications and regulatory compliance. Translate technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and...
Proofread operating and technical manuals, on-device labels and associated specifications and labeling summaries. Route documents in the pre-production and production systems. Enter parts information in the pre-production ordering system. Must be knowledgeable in proofreading and fluent in English....
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge Consultant located in Alpharetta, Georgia (GA). Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinates financial matters for a program or department under management direction Maintains financial accounts for income and spending; administers the allocation of funds Analyzes spending, income trends and usage to recommend imp...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...

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