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Working As A Cinematographer, Editor

  • Getting Information
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Make Decisions

  • Repetitive

  • Stressful

  • $47,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Cinematographer, Editor Do

Editors plan, review, and revise content for publication.

Duties

Editors typically do the following:

  • Read content and correct spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors
  • Rewrite text to make it easier for readers to understand
  • Verify facts using standard reference sources
  • Evaluate submissions from writers to decide what to publish
  • Work with writers to help their ideas and stories succeed
  • Develop story and content ideas according to the publication’s style and editorial policy
  • Allocate space for the text, photos, and illustrations that make up a story
  • Approve final versions submitted by staff

Editors plan, coordinate, and revise material for publication in books, newspapers, magazines, or websites. Editors review story ideas and decide what material will appeal most to readers. During the review process, editors offer comments to improve the product, and suggest titles and headlines. In smaller organizations, a single editor may perform all of the editorial duties or share them with only a few other people.

The following are examples of types of editors:

Copy editors review text for errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling and check for readability, style, and agreement with editorial policy. They suggest revisions, such as changing words and rearranging sentences and paragraphs to improve clarity or accuracy. They also may carry out research, confirm sources for writers, and verify facts, dates, and statistics. In addition, they may arrange page layouts of articles, photographs, and advertising.

Publication assistants who work for book-publishing houses may read and evaluate manuscripts submitted by freelance writers, proofread uncorrected drafts, and answer questions about published material. Assistants on small newspapers or in smaller media markets may compile articles available from wire services or the Internet, answer phones, and proofread articles.

Assistant editors are responsible for a particular subject, such as local news, international news, feature stories, or sports. Most assistant editors work for newspaper publishers, television broadcasters, magazines, book publishers, or advertising and public relations firms.

Executive editors oversee assistant editors and generally have the final say about what stories are published and how they are covered. Executive editors typically hire writers, reporters, and other employees. They also plan budgets and negotiate contracts with freelance writers, who are sometimes called “stringers” in the news industry. Although many executive editors work for newspaper publishers, some work for television broadcasters, magazines, or advertising and public relations firms.

Managing editors typically work for magazines, newspaper publishers, and television broadcasters, and are responsible for the daily operations of a news department.

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How To Become A Cinematographer, Editor

A bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or English, combined with previous writing and proofreading experience, is typically required to be an editor.

Education

Employers generally prefer candidates with a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or English. They also prefer candidates with mass- or cross-media experience.

Those with other backgrounds who can show strong writing skills also may find jobs as editors. Editors who deal with specific subject matter may need previous related work experience. For example, fashion editors may need expertise in fashion that they gain through formal training or work experience.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Many editors start off as editorial assistants, writers, or reporters.

Those who are particularly skilled at identifying good stories, recognizing writing talent, and interacting with writers may be interested in editing jobs. 

Other Experience

Editors also can gain experience by working on high school and college newspapers, and for magazines, radio and television stations, advertising and publishing companies, or nonprofit organizations. Magazines and newspapers also have internships for students. For example, the American Society of Magazine Editors offers a Magazine Internship Program to qualified full-time students in their junior or senior year of college. Interns may write stories, conduct research and interviews, and gain general publishing experience.

The ability to use computers is necessary for editors to stay in touch with writers and other editors and to work on the increasingly important digital media or online side of a publication. Familiarity with electronic publishing, graphics, Web design, and multimedia production is also important, because more content is being offered online.

Advancement

Some editors hold management positions and must make decisions related to running a business. For them, advancement generally means moving up to publications with larger circulation or greater prestige. Copy editors may move into original writing or substantive editing positions, or become freelancers.

Important Qualities

Creativity. Editors must be creative, curious, and knowledgeable in a broad range of topics. Some editors must regularly come up with interesting story ideas and attention-grabbing headlines.

Detail oriented. One of an editor’s main tasks is to make sure that material is error free and matches the style of a publication.

Good judgment. Editors must decide if certain stories are ethical or if there is enough evidence to report them.

Interpersonal skills. In working with writers, editors must have tact and the ability to guide and encourage them in their work.

Writing skills. Editors must ensure that all written content has correct grammar, punctuation, and syntax. Editors must be able to write clearly and logically.

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Cinematographer, Editor Career Paths

Cinematographer, Editor
Editor Technical Writer Project Manager
Marketing Director
7 Yearsyrs
Editor Consultant Marketing Manager
Marketing Communications Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Editor Owner Art Director
Creative Director
5 Yearsyrs
Camera Operator Producer
Senior Producer
7 Yearsyrs
Camera Operator Producer Owner
Owner And Founder
6 Yearsyrs
Camera Operator Producer Marketing Manager
Digital Marketing Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Video Editor Owner Marketing Director
Director Of Communications And Marketing
9 Yearsyrs
Video Editor Manager Property Manager
Communications Director
6 Yearsyrs
Video Editor Manager Marketing Director
Director Of Marketing And Public Relations
6 Yearsyrs
Editor & Producer Senior Producer
Senior Editor
5 Yearsyrs
Editor & Producer Senior Editor Content Manager
Web Content Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Editor & Producer Senior Editor Senior Technical Writer
Publications Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Writer/Producer Promotion Manager Marketing Communications Manager
Content Marketing Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Writer/Producer Manager Business Owner
Entrepreneur
5 Yearsyrs
Writer/Producer Executive Producer Social Media Manager
Manager Of Digital Media
5 Yearsyrs
Writer And Editor Managing Editor Content Manager
Content Director
7 Yearsyrs
Writer And Editor Public Relations Specialist
Media Relations Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Writer And Editor Technical Writer Content Manager
Digital Content Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Video Producer Executive Producer Social Media Manager
Marketing Strategist
6 Yearsyrs
Video Producer Production Manager Print Production Manager
Freelance Project Manager
6 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Avid Editor 4.7 years
Editor & Producer 2.9 years
Editor 2.6 years
Video Editor 2.6 years
Lead Editor 2.6 years
Writer/Director 2.5 years
Film Editor 2.3 years
Cinematographer 2.0 years
Videographer 2.0 years
Assistant Editor 2.0 years
Junior Editor 1.4 years
Top Careers Before Cinematographer, Editor
Editor 7.9%
Internship 6.7%
Director 5.3%
Top Careers After Cinematographer, Editor
Editor 8.0%
Director 6.1%
Internship 5.1%

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Top Skills for A Cinematographer, Editor

  1. Video Production
  2. Feature Film
  3. Final Cut Pro
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Contracted for video production for Federal Government agencies.
  • Worked on a feature film, filling multiple roles: Key grip, production assistant, and head of transportation.
  • Worked with local non-profit to make the promotional video Filmed using Canon 60D and edited in Final Cut Pro 7
  • Web series about the lives of the people who serve you food and the wackos that order it
  • Worked with a canon rebel, sony FX-7, audio equipment, and different lenses.

Cinematographer, Editor Demographics

Gender

Male

74.9%

Female

14.8%

Unknown

10.3%
Ethnicity

White

58.3%

Hispanic or Latino

18.2%

Black or African American

10.9%

Asian

8.3%

Unknown

4.2%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

52.9%

French

7.8%

Portuguese

5.9%

Hindi

3.9%

Mandarin

3.9%

Italian

3.9%

Nepali

2.0%

Chinese

2.0%

Turkish

2.0%

German

2.0%

Greek

2.0%

Hebrew

2.0%

Japanese

2.0%

Russian

2.0%

Fuzhou

2.0%

Korean

2.0%

Thai

2.0%
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Cinematographer, Editor Education

Schools

Full Sail University

15.7%

Columbia College Chicago

8.3%

School of Visual Arts

7.8%

New York University

6.4%

Savannah College of Art and Design

6.4%

Academy of Art University

5.9%

Temple University

4.4%

Michigan State University

3.9%

Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy

3.9%

University of Southern California

3.9%

Art Institute of Philadelphia

3.9%

University of Central Florida

3.9%

Ithaca College

3.4%

Art Institute of Atlanta

3.4%

University of California - Los Angeles

3.4%

University of Texas at Austin

3.4%

New York Film Academy

2.9%

Emerson College

2.9%

University of Colorado at Boulder

2.9%

Florida State University

2.9%
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Majors

Photography

56.1%

Communication

12.5%

Digital Media

5.8%

Fine Arts

4.8%

Entertainment Business

2.3%

Graphic Design

2.1%

Journalism

2.0%

Business

1.9%

Theatre

1.6%

Audiovisual Communications Technologies

1.4%

Marketing

1.3%

English

1.3%

Visual And Performing Arts

1.1%

General Education, Specific Areas

0.9%

Writing

0.9%

Computer Science

0.9%

Criminal Justice

0.9%

Liberal Arts

0.9%

Psychology

0.8%

Electrical Engineering

0.6%
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Degrees

Bachelors

63.8%

Other

15.6%

Masters

9.8%

Associate

7.5%

Certificate

2.2%

Diploma

0.8%

Doctorate

0.2%

License

0.1%
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