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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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This position is located in our MD, Rockville facility The Managing Editor/Task Manager develops content plans and editorial policies for a regional website providing coverage of news and issues of interest to a Central Asian regional audience. The website normally publishes 5 days a week, in Farsi, Russian and Urdu, in addition to English (UK dialect). He/she supervises the editorial team of the...
RFP Preparer-San Jose, CA-6 Month Contract At CompuCom, we set you up for job success right from the start. Our precision recruiting process aligns the right fit for the right people. Remote work from outside of the San Jose area is allowed. Expectations: * As a Consultant, you are the professional RFP writer - a cross between Technical Writer / PM. * You will work with the county networking ...
We have urgent need with our direct client. Title: Digital Producer Position ID - WECJP00000430 Location: San Bruno, CA Duration: 12+ months Compensation: DOE NOTES * Local candidates strongly preferred POSITION DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Manages and leads digital creative and production projects * Ensures the timely execution and delivery of creative projects * Communicates dig...
We are seeking an experienced Technical Writer to join our small Tech Pubs team as we tackle a growing documentation set for a maturing enterprise security product. You will work closely with Subject Matter Experts and your fellow writers to revise existing DITA-authored, task-based documentation and write new content for new product features. Responsibilities: Revising, creating, and, where ap...
. Professional Project Services Inc. has upcoming opportunity for ­­­­­­­­­­Technical Writer (Direct Hire) positions at our offices in Livermore Ca. Please submit resumes via the web page link below. www.p2s.com Pro2Serve provides technical and engineering services needed to protect our Nation’s most critical assets. We apply our services to support infrastructures in the defense, science and en...
Kemper at a glance Kemper Corporation, with $8 billion in assets, is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in property and casualty insurance and life and health insurance products for individuals, families and small businesses. Rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority, Kemper ranks in the top 25 persona...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Technical Writer / Videographer Mendota Hights, MN Full-Time $45,000 - $70,000 Apply Apply Technical Writer / Videographer Mendota Hights, MN Full-Time $45,000 - $70,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Technical Writer / Videographer with experience, please read on! We are a leader in advanced ge...
Position: Technical Writer Location: St. Petersburg, FL Duration: 12+ Months Client: TCS(Implemented) Job Description: · Should have excellent written skills · Capable of reading WADL and XSD · Capable of executing SOAP UI Request and Response. · Capable of understanding XML and JASON...
Please send resume to ***** Our client has been around for more than 165 years, today they are active in around 190 regions, occupying leading market and technology positions worldwide with its business activities in the Energy, Healthcare, Industry, and Infrastructure & Cities Sectors. Overall, with 370,000 employees (continuing operations) around the world. Our client has partnere...
Job Title: Technical Writer I Location: Swiftwater, PA Duties: Responsible for designing, developing, and updating required technical documentation. Responsible for technical writing/editing for all types of documentation produced within a modern software development environment. Utilizes knowledge of word processing software, strong writing and analytical skills to document software capabiliti...
Company Overview: ICONMA is a consulting firm, that provides professional staffing services and project based solutions for a broad range of Fortune 1000 companies. Our areas of expertise include Information Technology, Accounting/Finance, Engineering, and Professional. ICONMA has a nationwide presence that helps us support our national clients. ICONMA has received numerous awards for delivering ...
Job Description: Vericle is seeking a highly organized, passionate and energetic Technical Help Writer and Video producer to help teach the world about the best practice management and billing platform available. An ideal candidate is tech savvy and has a knack for understanding all types of problems. You will also be a key contributor to the Vericle brand and your work will be seen in education...
About our company Springer Healthcare is a leading full service medical communications agency, and forms part of Springer Science+Business Media, one of the world's leading global scientific and medical publishers. With more than 40 years' experience working with the pharmaceutical industry, we are specialists in delivering innovative medical content and services across a wide range of communicat...
The Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) Signature Writer shall validate all existing AF signatures against known threats, current intelligence, and JRSS capabilities to determine necessity before converting the AF signatures for JRSS. Convert any new signatures created by the 33 NWS during transition to JRSS that has not been accomplished. Ensure JRSS provides the same defensive posture as the AF...
Ace Hardware Corporation Senior Communications Specialist Provide strategic and tactical communications support to other team members, departments and business partners in order to ensure that Ace’s overall strategic direction and messages are consistently communicated to retailers and other key audiences. Additional Responsibilities will include but not limited to: • Manage retailer communica...
Job Summary Seeking a full-time translation specialist to work in-house, translating copy from English to French. Essential Functions -Translate marketing, technical, and informative copy from English into French -Maintain consistent use of terminology through use and further development of a language glossary -Review and edit existing French print material to ensure accuracy and consistency ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A reputable and growing Kforce client in Bannockburn, Illinois is seeking an experienced Technical Writer for a direct hire opportunity. The Technical Writer will develop and improve the internal documentation. These documents will be a combination of internal client documentation, ITIL processes and internal standard operating procedures. This position will also hold a key role...
Responsibilities: The Sales Bids & Proposals Specialist is responsible for the project management of customer facing requests for proposals, requests for information, invitation to bid, etc. (RFPs, RFI, ITB), i.e., low to high touch RFPs. The Bids & Proposal (B&P) Specialist will work closely with sales, product line marketing, inside sales, professional services, customer services, and other grou...
This position is responsible for writing and revising Master Batch Records and other change control documentation in accordance with current site SOP?s. This position is responsible for obtaining Master Batch Record/change control approval signatures from Catalent management/designees and external customers. In addition, the responsibilities may also include responding to customer requests and tra...
GULF PUBLISHING COMPANY is the leading publisher to the oil and gas industry. Our specialized publications, World Oil and Hydrocarbon Processing, are published monthly and reach over 100,000 people involved in energy industries worldwide. Our company is dynamic and growing. To better serve our customers we are adding to our skilled team in the Houston office and are seeking a Technical Editor/Writ...

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