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 In: United States Senate Bernie Sanders Stefan Becket Stefan Becket is assistant managing editor, digital politics, for Stefan Becket, CBS News, 14 Nov. 2023 As the minutes ticked by, assistant managing editor Wayne Phaneuf, a restless dynamo with a Mark Twain mustache, hovered, waiting for my copy. Daniel Golden, ProPublica, 14 Oct. 2023 Rebecca Blumenstein, the president of editorial for NBC News and a former deputy managing editor of The New York Times, asked Judge Chutkan to do at least that much. Adam Liptak, New York Times, 23 Oct. 2023 The Washington Post appointed Ann Gerhart as deputy managing editor and Brianna Tucker as deputy campaign editor. Emma Hinchliffe, Fortune, 3 Oct. 2023 Jimmy Williams, former assistant managing editor of the African-American, was arrested during the demonstration. Alecia Taylor, Baltimore Sun, 8 Aug. 2023 Alvarez was the managing editor, and another son and daughter were the chief financial officer and operations manager, respectively. Robert J. Lopez, Los Angeles Times, 1 Oct. 2023 Alan Moyer, an accomplished journalist who rose from sports editor of his college newspaper in Iowa to managing editor of the Phoenix Gazette and then The Arizona Republic, died Aug. 10 in Tucson at age 94. Russ Wiles, The Arizona Republic, 21 Aug. 2023 Times assistant managing editor Craig Nakano contributed to this report. Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Los Angeles Times, 4 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1827, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of managing editor was in 1827

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“Managing editor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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