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  • SJU’s Writing Studies Graduate Program

    Have you ever thought about a Master’s Degree in Writing Studies? The graduate writing studies program combines a traditional literature-based master’s degree with a creative writing program by offering a wide variety of courses and providing students with a highly flexible, unique academic experience. At Saint Joseph’s University, writing studies Read More

     
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  • Editors at Work: U.S. Institute of Peace

    Editors at Work: U.S. Institute of Peace

    Viola Gienger is a Senior Editor at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C. What does the United States Institute of Peace do? It’s one of the institutes in Washington that is both a research institute, like a think tank, but also does a lot of programming on the ground Read More

     
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  • Editors at Work: TheAtlantic.com

    Editors at Work: TheAtlantic.com

    Caty Green is Managing Editor of TheAtlantic.com. She was recently promoted from her role as Assignment Editor. How did you get into journalism?  I actually didn’t get started in journalism until after college. I went to Bates College up in Maine and majored in rhetoric, so mostly I was studying Read More

     
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  • Editors at Work: Cengage Learning (2)

    Editors at Work: Cengage Learning (2)

    Peter McGahey is a Senior Content Development Editor, focusing on physics and chemistry textbooks, at Cengage Learning. What does your job as a content development editor entail? When people hear editing, they think we’re looking line by line at what an author gives us and then moving forward. A lot Read More

     
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  • Editors at Work: Weight Watchers Magazine

    Editors at Work: Weight Watchers Magazine

    Katerina Gkionis is the Associate Managing Editor of Weight Watchers Magazine. How did you end up at Weight Watchers? I decided in high school that I wanted to do some kind of journalism, so I did a number of internships. In the summer of my junior year in college, I Read More

     
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  • Editors at Work: Cengage Learning

    Editors at Work: Cengage Learning

    Ed Dodd, ’93, is a Freelance Content Developer/Editor for Cengage Learning and has worked in the publishing field for almost 22 years. He was an English major at Saint Joseph’s University. After graduating from Saint Joseph’s, how did you end up in editing? One of my radio station [WSJR] colleagues had Read More

     
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  • Editors at Work: Star Tribune

    Editors at Work: Star Tribune

    Laurie Hertzel is Books Editor at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis. What does your job entail?  We review books three times a week, which is a lot for a regional paper. I also write a weekly column. I write book reviews myself. I also do author profiles. I get about Read More

     
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  • Editors at Work: Asset Management

    Editors at Work: Asset Management

    Chris Davis is an Investment Communications & Marketing Manager at a large national asset management firm. How did you end up as a business writer and editor? I got my master’s degree in English at the University of Connecticut. I was an English professor after school, but for financial reasons Read More

     
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  • Editors at Work: MarVista Entertainment

    Editors at Work: MarVista Entertainment

    Michael McGahey is Vice President of Series Development and Production at MarVista Entertainment. A Temple University graduate, he convinced a former boss to take a chance on a script by Michael Arndt that became the 2006 hit film “Little Miss Sunshine.” What does an average work day look like for you?   Read More

     
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  • Editors at Work: Harcourt

    Editors at Work: Harcourt

    A long-time editor, publisher and writer, Jane Isay served for seven years as Editor-in-Chief of Harcourt, where she edited a number of best-sellers, including Buzz Bissinger’s “Friday Night Lights.” Isay is currently on the editorial board at The New Press. What makes you good at editing? I think it’s love Read More

     
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