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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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Job Title: Medical Writer (on-site) Position Responsibilities Writes clinical protocols, clinical study reports, investigator’s brochures and other clinical documents in conjunction with the project team Manages and reviews the writing of Clinical Evaluation Reports (CERs) Writes, reviews, and/or edits publications (manuscripts, abstracts, poster presentations, etc) Drives document writing an...
Description: Position Description: UnitedHealth Group is working to create the Healthcare system of tomorrow and you can help. Already Fortune 17, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good. Through our family of businesses and a lot of i...
Reports to:Development Director 180 Skills LLC in Indianapolis is seeking a creative, skilled Instructional Designer for Technical Training Coursework, who can draft, write and develop highly engaging elearning content. If you are an experienced technical writer with knowledge in manufacturing engineering and/or mechanical engineering and would like to be a part of a team that is creating high-qu...
Do good for your community while using your professional expertise and work with talented peers on a highly structured pro bono project! Taproot makes it easy to make a difference. Taproot Foundation is a nonprofit organization that makes business talent available to organizations that are working to improve society. We engage marketing, technology, strategy, design and HR management professional...
EDITOR/Production Technician - TCT Network is seeking a full time video editor to join our team. Successful candidates must have exceptional non-linear editing (Final Cut Pro preferred), studio camera/production and field production skills. Minimum of two years college level broadcasting/communication training with an associate degree or equivalent military training. Extensive experience in the fi...
This position supports HSNtv and HSN.com by composing accurate, comprehensive, concise, product descriptions. Our writers have a creative writing style that inspires, motivates and informs customers to make a purchase decision. Day in the Life Ability to create and compose well-written, direct-marketed product copy to support the sales of a wide variety of items. Writer obtains specific product ...
With more than 28,000 members, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is the world’s largest association of neurologists, and the largest trade association in Minnesota. The vision of the AAN is to be indispensable to our members, and our mission is to promote the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care and enhance member career satisfaction. The AAN provides valuable resources for neuro...
With almost 28,000 members, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is the world’s largest association of neurologists, and the largest trade association in Minnesota. The vision of the AAN is to be indispensable to our members, and our mission is to promote the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care and enhance member career satisfaction. The AAN provides valuable resources for neurolog...
With more than 28,000 members, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is the world’s largest association of neurologists, and the largest trade association in Minnesota. The vision of the AAN is to be indispensable to our members, and our mission is to promote the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care and enhance member career satisfaction. The AAN provides valuable resources for neuro...
West Academic, formerly part of Thomson Reuters, is now its own company! Finding ourselves “newly nimble” we are looking for people to help us transform the legal education industry by bringing new technology and products to market. We have internship opportunities available in the publishing group starting in March. You will work with the publishing production team responsible for composing cont...
RESPONSIBILITIES, ACCOUNTABILITY, TASKS AND DUTIES · Oversee the Quality Management System. · Supervise a documentation team to document company process. · Oversee product mapping documentation accuracy. · Work with others to develop process improvements. · Coordinate and schedule regular process reviews with Code management. · Assist in tracking progress through key performance metrics. · ...
Experience/ Technical Competencies: Comprehensive understanding of the technical writing process. Proven strong writing and editing skills. A minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience in writing CSV Documentation. Proven track record of strong communication skills demonstrated by successfully communicating with large groups are required Heavy emphasis on Systems knowledge (SAP, Lab system...
Job Summary: We are seeking an experienced Project Manager/ Analyst Business Process Re-engineering specialist to work within our global Channel Sales Staffing team. As the successful candidate you will have several years experience as a senior project manager/business analyst, ideally within a consumer HR staffing space. This role requires you to deeply understand the channel staffing model and ...
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...
Company Confidential The Woodlands, TX, 77385
A technical writing and business services consulting company located in The Woodlands, Texas area is seeking a contract technical writer with 15 years’ minimum experience developing oil & gas-related documentation. The following minimum skills and capabilities must be demonstrated and are required in order to be considered for the position: · Experience developing reports, manuals, specifications...
Job Requisition Number:43316 The Role Bloomberg News seeks a dynamic, energetic and intellectually curious reporter in Seattle to cover Microsoft. The reporter will be responsible for breaking news, crafting features and writing stepback analyses as Microsoft goes through a make-or-break reinvention under new CEO Satya Nadella. The reporter would be responsible for being ahead on any news as the...
WHAT WE NEED We are looking for a solid copywriter who is fluent in cloud computing concepts and knows how to craft irresistible marketing copy for developers and IT pros. This is a part-time contract position. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING You will be writing and editing marketing copy about a fast-growing cloud computing service that grabs the attention of developers and IT professionals and can still...
Randall-Reilly is seeking editors for its trucking and construction divisions. Applicants must have strong editorial skills and a bachelor's degree, preferably in a communications field. The ideal candidate will have experience in most of these areas: news and feature writing and editing, all major social media platforms, newsletter production, Google Analytics and other web/newsletter analytics t...
Editor, Product Development The Editor is responsible for project managing, designing, writing, editing and production of products including and without limitation news, print, online and software. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Manage the forms library using LiveCycle software to produce and edit forms associated with various CalChamber products. Online research for changes to govern...
TECHNICAL WRITER(USDA-NITC) SCOPE/DUTIES The contractor shall create and/or maintain a variety of documentation, including, but not limited to,workflow (swim lane) documents, functionally specific technical templates, technical solution proposals, standards documents, presentation materials, and metric reports, etc. The contractor shall update and/or reformat existing documentation and develop n...

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