Managing editor


Managing editor

A managing editor is a senior member of a publication's management team.

In the United States, a managing editor oversees and coordinates the publication's editorial activities. The position is generally the second highest in rank (after the editor-in-chief, also called "executive editor").

In the United Kingdom a managing editor tends to manage budget, staffing, and scheduling for a publication, and may have equivalent ranking to a deputy editor in the organization's structure.

The title also applies to the evening televised newscasts, such as those on ABC, CNN, CBS, NBC and the FOX News Channel. The anchors of these newscasts also work as the managing editor of their newscasts.[citation needed] Responsibilities vary in different companies.



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  • managing editor — n. The editor in charge of all editorial activities of a newspaper or magazine. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • managing editor — ☆ managing editor n. an editor having certain supervisory controls over the editorial staff of a publication or book publisher …   English World dictionary

  • managing editor — noun count someone whose job is to organize and control all the people and processes involved in producing a book, magazine, or newspaper …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • managing editor — noun the editor in charge of all editorial activities of a newspaper or magazine (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑editor, ↑editor in chief * * * noun : an editor in executive and supervisory charge of all editorial activities of a newspaper or periodical… …   Useful english dictionary

  • managing editor — general editor, editor of a newspaper which is in charge of all other editors …   English contemporary dictionary

  • managing editor — noun Date: 1837 an editor in executive and supervisory charge of all editorial activities of a publication (as a newspaper) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • managing editor — an editor assigned to the supervision and coordination of certain editorial activities of a newspaper, magazine, book publishing company, or the like. Abbr.: M.E., m.e. [1860 65, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • managing editor — man′aging ed′itor n. jou an editor who supervises the editorial processes of a publication or publishing house • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • Managing editor — Заведующий редакцией …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • deputy managing editor — assistant editor …   English contemporary dictionary


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