A newspaper editor decides the publishable content of a newspaper. He/she is in charge of the matter that would be finally printed to be read by the common people. The news article and the reports work together to gather information and develop news. It is the responsibility of the newspaper editor to have a tab of the coordination in between those. The professional scrutinizes the news articles and edits those. He/she also pen the editorial for the newspaper that focuses on a highly relevant current issue at local or national level.
How to become a newspaper editor:
The person who has got the eagerness to become a newspaper editor should have knack of knowing about various events and happening in his/her environment and beyond.
He/she should be an under-graduate with good grades in English or social science from a reputed college. A graduate degree in journalism would be a huge advantage for the concerned candidate.
Experience in the media line for a few years is almost mandatory for decent offers from the media houses.
Courses, training, programs:
The courses for helping a person to become a newspaper editor are tailor-made to suit the print media industry. The training is imparted by eminent journalists and senior editors that help to sharpen the acquired skills from previous education in the field.
There are various excellent institutions in Pakistan. They help the students to gain theoretical and practical experience in this field, to find a institution please visit www.eduvision.edu.pk .