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Editor (disambiguation)

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An editor is a person who edits (i.e. makes changes to) documents or audio-visual works. The term can also apply to software and hardware tools used to accomplish such changes.

People referred to as editor[edit]

  • Authors' editor, works with authors (rather than publishers) to make draft texts fit for purpose (sometimes called “manuscript editor”)
  • Contributing editor, a magazine or book-publishing title, sometimes honorary, with a variety of meanings
  • Copy editor, making formatting changes and other improvements to text (sometimes called "manuscript editor" in academic publishing)
  • Developmental editor, an editor who supports authors before and during the drafting of a manuscript
  • Editor-at-large, a special kind of journalist
  • Editor-in-chief, having final responsibility for a publication's operations and policies
  • Film editor, person who selects and edits the raw footage of a film to create a finished motion picture
  • Literary editor, in a newspaper or similar, deals with reviews or literary criticism
  • Managing editor, senior member of a publication's management team
  • Music editor (filmmaking), type of sound editor responsible for music
  • Picture editor, or photo editor, collects and reviews photographs and/or illustrations for publication
  • Script editor, works with the screenwriter and producer of television dramas and comedies
  • Sound editor (filmmaking), prepares the sound on a film or television production
  • Sound editor or audio editor, a role of an audio engineer

Computer tools referred to as editor[edit]

Other uses of editor[edit]

See also[edit]