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Department Editor

Supervise personnel that select, gather and edit news and news photographs.

What does a Department Editor do?

Supervises personnel engaged in selecting, gathering, and editing news and news photographs for one or more specialized news departments of newspaper: May select submitted material such as letters or articles for publication. May assign cartoons or editorials to staff members. May perform duties of REPORTER. May edit copy and perform related duties as required. Usually identified according to individual specialty or specialties.