Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Copy editing questions answered

Joe Grimm, Detroit Free Press recruiter, answers a question about copy-editing jobs at Ask the Recruiter.

A proofreader in Tokyo is moving to Chicago and wants advice on how to break into the biz. Grimm, as usual, shoots straight.


At 3:11 PM, March 30, 2005, Blogger Phillip Blanchard said...

I have to quibble with Joe about copy editors leaving "their work at work." Obviously we don't have to write headlines and call reporters after hours, but good copy editors do not -- cannot -- turn off their brains when the whistle blows.


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