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 Todd Kelly is assistant managing editor for Golfweek, part of the USA Today Sports Network. Todd Kelly, The Arizona Republic, "From sand greens to golf championships, Phoenix Country Club boasts significant legacy," 5 Nov. 2020 The New York Times promoted Carolyn Ryan to deputy managing editor. Kristen Bellstrom, Fortune, "The pandemic is creating an ambition gap among working women," 28 Oct. 2020 Before the Fitbit Versa 3 came out, this was one of our managing editor's favorite fitness trackers ever. Kate Tully Ellsworth, USA TODAY, "15 Prime Day deals you shouldn’t wait until Black Friday to buy," 14 Oct. 2020 The Washington Examiner is delighted to welcome Greg Wilson as its new managing editor. Examiner Staff, Washington Examiner, "Press release: Washington Examiner hires Managing Editor Greg Wilson," 14 Oct. 2020 The interview with Biden was conducted Monday by CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell in Wilmington, Delaware. CBS News, ""60 Minutes" preview: Biden plans commission to study Supreme Court; Trump wants U.S. "to get back to normal"," 22 Oct. 2020 The Tuesday night forum-debate was hosted by Virginia Public Media and moderated by Robert Costa, a political correspondent for The Washington Post and also a managing editor of Washington Week. Meagan Flynn, Washington Post, "Spanberger and Republican challenger Freitas debate on health care, income inequality in first debate," 20 Oct. 2020 Wilson, who will start work on Monday, Oct. 26, has been managing editor at for the past four years. Examiner Staff, Washington Examiner, "Press release: Washington Examiner hires Managing Editor Greg Wilson," 14 Oct. 2020 The debate turned on a question from Dana Haynes, the moderator and the managing editor of the Pamplin Media Group, who noted the similarities in the candidates' policy positions and asked for some differentiation. oregonlive, "Metro candidates’ debate at City Club turns into campaign finance debate over fossil fuels," 14 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of managing editor

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Managing editor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of managing editor

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

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