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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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RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Technical Writer for their San Bernardino, CA location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Job Duties: Responsible for complex technical documentation tasks and projects with either a writing or editing focus Both writers and editors are responsible for utilizing knowledge of HTML and JavaScript languages and web-based...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is a large provider of data, voice, wire line, and wireless services to the consumers and business market. The business solution need is to help our client solve around training. Essentially, the channel account teams need proper training materials so that they can effectively add services to their solution portfolios. With that said, we are currently staffing two role...
Senior Technical Writer In this newly created position, the Senior Technical Writer will develop, generate and maintain technical product manuals for Nova Biomedical. S/he will partner with R&D development groups, Documentation Control, and other members of Technical Support to create Instructions for Use Manuals, Quick Reference Guides, as well as, Service Manuals and Training Manuals. Requiremen...
Do you love bringing order to the chaos? Can you lead teams with wildly different priorities and align them to deliver effectively for our customers? Is robust and predictable planning your passion? Amazon’s Seller Support editorial team needs an exceptional project manager to manage and drive to completion a complex set of deliverables. You will develop the infrastructure and cross-functional rel...
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Editor The Palestine Herald Press Palestine, Texas The Palestine Herald Press seeks an editor to deliver top-notch local coverage in print, online and on social media platforms. Our editor must be passionate about local news and demonstrate strong reporting, writing and editing skills. We need an editor with a take-charge attitude who will lead our small, yet ambitious newsroom in covering the new...
We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight t...
Location: South Bend, IN At Honeywell, our people are driven by a desire to contribute, be challenged and grow. Our people make Honeywell a special company and are a key competitive advantage. Honeywell Aerospace has approximately 40,000 employees around the world and 2013 revenue of approximately $12 billion. Thousands of Honeywell Aerospace technologies, products and services are found on virtua...
Department: Communications Location: Houston, TX (Galleria Office) Address: 2200 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77027 Seniority/Experience Requirement: Minimum 3-4 years. Experience in manufacturing / energy industry communication a plus. Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related discipline Responsibilities include the following: Partners with regional leade...
Laserfiche is looking for a technical writer to work within the Software Engineering group. You will work closely with coders, testers, and user experience experts to document a variety of software related topics, including features and functionality, SDKs, and white papers communicating to internal and external audiences. In addition, you will participate in the design and development process as...
Beachbody creates the nation’s most popular in-home fitness and weight loss products, including P90X®, Insanity®, FOCUS T25®, and Shakeology®. As a $700+ million company, we’re revolutionizing the future of fitness with best-in-class products that get real results. And we need partners to help us blaze new trails. Since 1998, we’ve helped millions of people find a way to live happier, healthier, m...
We want people to read what we write. And we want someone who will help get our work to those folks who didn’t even know they couldn’t live without it. That’s why The Dallas Morning News is looking for a Digital Content Promotion Coordinator to work with the digital production staff and newsroom to improve the social promotion of editorial content. We already have a Digital Communities team that m...
Description: Talk about meaningful work. Talk about an important role. Let's talk about your next career move. If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work. (sm) The Physician Documentation Improvement S...
Description: Talk about meaningful work. Talk about an important role. Let's talk about your next career move. If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work. (sm) The Physician Documentation Improvement S...
Company: Yoh Document Control Technical Manager needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in South San Francisco, CA. The Big Picture: - The Document Control Technical Manager will be responsible for reviewing design control documentation supporting the Design History File (DHF) for combination products (medical devices) to ensure compliance with internal Pharma Quality System (P...
Company: Yoh Quality Assurance Documentation Specialist needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Greensboro, NC. The Big Picture - Top Skills You Should Possess: - GMP Documentation Maintenance - Pharmaceutical Industry experience - Product Technical Complaints What You'll Be Doing: - Filing and maintenance of GMP documentation, including, but not limited to manufacturing and...
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One of our clients is looking for exceptionally talented Sr. Copywriters to support the client’s TV broadcast campaigns for a very specific brand. Your portfolio must show a variety of work that includes long copy, strong headlines, and conceptual campaigns. A strong brand voice and ability to adhere to brand standards is a major plus for the Sr. Copywriter! They’re also looking for a Sr. Copywrit...
Use Your Analytic Skills to Develop Online Content for an Industry Leader Thomas Industrial Network (www.ThomasNet.com) is a leading destination for buyers and sellers in the industrial marketplace, with an editorial database that offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date content to source industrial products and services available on the web. We are seeking a detail-oriented individual with a str...
Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York PRESS OFFICER (From US$56,000 to US$65,000 per annum, depending on experience) The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the head of the communications and public relations unit with handling public relations, and executing publicity programs and media events in the eastern US;...
Interrogatories Clerk Excellent opportunity for highly organized administrative professional with great people skills and above average writing abilities. Highly desirable candidates will effectively communicate, personally and telephonically, with a diverse group of clients while employing various interview techniques to obtain needed information. In this role, you will be challenged daily in the...
Our client, a Fortune company is looking for an Technical Writer for a 8+ month contract position in Beaverton, OR. As our Global Retail Curriculum Lead, you’ll identify specific training needs for assigned programs and gaps against required capabilities. You'll write and track training deliverables to enable delivery of world-class learning programs for our store employees. You will partner with...
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