Two opportunities for student editors

Students attend an editing bootcamp at Temple University. The week of training is part of the Dow Jones News Fund internship program. (Photo by Margo Reed) It's internship and scholarship season for college journalists. Here are two opportunities for students interested in editing: ACES: The Society for Editing offers six scholarships each year. They range… Continue reading Two opportunities for student editors

ACES to meet virtually for 25th conference

The 25th national conference of ACES: The Society for Editing will take place April 21-22. Originally scheduled for Atlanta, the conference will be a virtual experience because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference includes sessions that will appeal to editors across disciplines. We’ll learn who won the headline contest, hear from keynote speakers and honor scholarship recipients. I hope to see… Continue reading ACES to meet virtually for 25th conference

Holden Fellowship to help editors get training and support

For more than 20 years, ACES: The Society for Editing has awarded scholarships to students interested in careers in editing. In that time, more than 100 college students have won these scholarships. Learning is a lifetime experience. What about editors who have already started their professional careers and established themselves? They, too, can benefit from… Continue reading Holden Fellowship to help editors get training and support

Q&A with freelance editor Sea Chapman

Sea Chapman is a freelance editor who works with a wide range of material while specializing in fiction, including thrillers, mysteries and fantasy. She lives in central Arizona with her family. In this interview, conducted by email, Chapman discusses how she got into editing and her life as a freelancer. Q. Describe your job. What… Continue reading Q&A with freelance editor Sea Chapman

Student guest post: Style changes debut at ACES conference

Students in MEJO 557, Advanced Editing, are writing guest posts for this site this semester. This is the 15th of those posts. Johnny Sobczak is a UNC-Chapel Hill junior from Fayetteville, North Carolina. He is majoring in journalism, with a concentration in reporting, and minoring in global cinema. He writes for the Durham VOICE. He… Continue reading Student guest post: Style changes debut at ACES conference

How you can help students who have an interest in editing

The national conference of ACES: The Society for Editing takes place this week in Providence, Rhode Island. If you are among the several hundred editors attending this gathering, here's how you can help students who are interested in careers in editing while you are there. Attend or compete at the spelling bee on Wednesday. The… Continue reading How you can help students who have an interest in editing