News Editor Resume Template

News editors are responsible in ensuring the correct language syntax and spelling in publishing the latest news events in the community and the country to the widest public awareness.  Working under the direction of the Editor-in-Chief of a newspaper, their thorough and flawless command of the English language allows them to examine articles, titles, tables, captions and columns newspaper or magazine printing to have good readable editorials, columns and articles with the least grammatical errors and logical content flow.  They may also design pages and arrange illustrations.

News Editor Resume Template

Franklin J.  McDuff

Toca Hills, Atlanta, Georgia

Phone: 404-667-3995


A position as a news editor in a large publication with national circulation

Summary of Qualification

  • 11 years of experience in the printed news business as an English language editor first with features and then in the news section
  • Excellent command of the written English language.

Career Experience/Job History

2006 – Present:  News Editor, The Atlanta Tribune

  • Evaluate by-line columns and editorials and news articles for publication
  • Recommend or make changes in sentence style and paragraph organization of submitted articles.
  • Correct errors in spelling, grammar and syntax, and shorten or lengthen copy as required
  • Coordinate with staff writers and reporters regarding copy revisions.
  • Plan layout of copy according allocated news space within set deadline.
  • Write compelling and witty headlines and captions
  • Work late nights or irregular hours with late breaking news and updates
  • Write articles and editorials.

1999 – 2002:  Feature News Assistant Editor, Washington Post

  • Travel to locations for real-time news coverage and reporting
  • Interview main characters in a news worth situation.


1999 – 2001: MA in Investigative Journalism, UCLA

1995 – 1999: Bachelor of Arts in English, UCLA

Professional reference will be furnished upon request

Category: Media Resume Templates

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