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Your guide to become an Editor in Malaysia

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Who is an Editor?

Editors work for newspapers, magazines and book publishers, and online publications.

Editors work for newspapers, magazines and book publishers, and online publications. Their main job is to check written content for grammar and spelling errors and coming up with story ideas. Editors also help manage and lead a team of writers. They also write features, conduct interviews and plan content ahead of time.

Editors work for newspapers, magazines and book publishers, and online publications. Their main job is to check written content for grammar and spelling errors and coming up with story ideas. Editors also help manage and lead a team of writers. They also write features, conduct interviews and plan content ahead of time.

The pros & cons of being an Editor:

Pros

Get to work creatively and work with fellow writers

Postgraduate qualification is not necessay

Can work as a freelancer

Cons

Long work hours and may be on-call to meet deadlines

Job can be stressful ecpecially when verifying data

Strong competition espexially in print publishing

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