city editor

noun

Definition of city editor

: a newspaper editor usually in charge of local news and staff assignments

Examples of city editor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He was promoted to city editor in 2017, running a team of reporters, organizing daily newsgathering and helping to generate ambitious and unique enterprise coverage. Los Angeles Times, 2 Feb. 2022 Williams was first an investigative reporter and a city editor before becoming a columnist for the afternoon newspaper. Rodney Ho, ajc, 21 Jan. 2022 His shank’s-mare journey so impressed Times publisher Harrison Gray Otis that Otis hired Lummis as city editor. Los Angeles Times, 11 Jan. 2022 In Ron Howard’s underrecognized The Paper, a tabloid city editor — Michael Keaton in top form — presides over a newsroom full of aggressive eccentrics who are simultaneously out for the story and out for themselves. Christopher Bonanos, Vulture, 7 Dec. 2021 In 1969, he was named city editor of The Evening Sun. Jacques Kelly, baltimoresun.com, 2 Dec. 2021 The following announcement was sent on behalf of Deputy Managing Editor Shelby Grad: Jared Servantez is joining Metro as the night city editor. Los Angeles Times, 17 Nov. 2021 At the paper, Dye served as an assignment editor, assistant city editor and news systems editor. Sophie Carson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Sep. 2021 Lou was fired by WJM in the MTM finale, leaving him free to go back to his first love of newspapers, as city editor of the fictional Los Angeles Tribune. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 30 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of city editor

1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of city editor was in 1818

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“City editor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/city%20editor. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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