managing editor


Definition of managing editor

: an editor in executive and supervisory charge of all editorial activities of a publication (such as a newspaper)

Examples of managing editor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lawrence Evan Dotson was managing editor at Kronick Magazine for ten years under the pseudonym Loupy D. Lawrence Doston, Fortune, 26 Nov. 2021 And our chief meteorologist and climate unit managing editor, Ginger Zee, has been on the road investigating some solutions to some of the biggest challenges. ABC News, 7 Nov. 2021 Yoshino, 49, has been managing editor of The Times since April 2020, serving as the second in command of the newsroom alongside Scott Kraft and Shani Hilton. Sam Dean, Los Angeles Times, 26 Oct. 2021 Peter Cameron is managing editor of The Badger Project, a nonpartisan journalism nonprofit based in Madison. Peter Cameron, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8 Sep. 2021 At the time of his detention, Fenster was managing editor of the independent newspaper Frontier Myanmar. Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press, 1 Sep. 2021 While at Virginia, he was elected to membership in the national Honorary Collegiate Journalism fraternity and was managing editor of the university’s yearbook, Corks and Curls. Frederick N. Rasmussen,, 14 May 2021 Bidini, who likes to joke about his unfamiliarity with smartphone features, sat on a couch with his wife, Janet Morassutti (the managing editor and a co-founder of the paper), and their snoozing rescue dog, Sandy. Ben Mcgrath, The New Yorker, 8 Nov. 2021 Michael Gallucci, managing editor for Ultimate Classic Rock, was also on hand. Troy L. Smith, cleveland, 29 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of managing editor

1827, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of managing editor was in 1827

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“Managing editor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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: an editor who is in charge of the editorial activities of a newspaper, magazine, etc.


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