editor in chief

noun phrase

Definition of editor in chief

: an editor who heads an editorial staff

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Megan Greenwell is the editor in chief of Deadspin. Megan Greenwell, New York Times, "Wait. Elevating Women Means I Have to Pay Them?," 11 July 2019 Its former editor in chief, Brian Sweany, left months after Genesis Park became the magazine's owner. Melissa Repko, Dallas News, "Texas Monthly bought by billionaire oil and gas heiress," 25 June 2019 Texas Monthly moved Taliaferro into a chief innovation officer role and appointed Rich Oppel, a former Austin American-Statesman editor, as interim editor in chief. Melissa Repko, Dallas News, "Texas Monthly bought by billionaire oil and gas heiress," 25 June 2019 The editor in chief of National Geographic Traveler magazine, George Stone called Singapore home for three years. George W. Stone, National Geographic, "A toast to Singapore’s traditional breakfast," 5 Apr. 2019 Every Monday night, Bon Appétit editor in chief Adam Rapoport gives us a peek inside his brain by taking over our newsletter. Adam Rapoport, Bon Appétit, "Zucchini Doesn’t Have to Be Watery and Sad," 18 June 2019 Sit down with Susan Goldberg, editor in chief of National Geographic, to get an inside perspective on how the magazine’s powerful storytelling has shed light on global issues and served as a change agent throughout history. National Geographic, "Journalism and Multimedia High School Workshop at Nat Geo in Washington, D.C.," 12 June 2019 Others went on to careers in publishing in New York, like Emily Cooke, editorial director at the New Republic, whose chairman and editor in chief is McCormack. oregonlive.com, "Tin House magazine ends a 20-year run that helped make Portland’s literary reputation," 4 June 2019 Every Monday night, Bon Appétit editor in chief Adam Rapoport gives us a peek inside his brain by taking over our newsletter. Adam Rapoport, Bon Appétit, "A Long Sunday Lunch Is Better Than Saturday Dinner," 4 June 2019

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First Known Use of editor in chief

1873, in the meaning defined above

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editor in chief

noun

English Language Learners Definition of editor in chief

: a person whose job is to be in charge of a group of editors

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