Some of the skills we found on news editor resumes included "news stories," "instagram," and "seo." We have detailed the most important news editor responsibilities below.
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a news editor. We found that 81.1% of news editors have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 7.8% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most news editors have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every nine news editors were not college graduates.
The news editors who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied journalism and communication, while a small population of news editors studied english and political science.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a news editor. We've found that most news editor resumes include experience from Dow Jones, Nexstar Media Group, and Sinclair Broadcast Group. Of recent, Dow Jones had 16 positions open for news editors. Meanwhile, there are 14 job openings at Nexstar Media Group and 13 at Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Since salary is important to some news editors, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at LinkedIn, Bloomberg, and Apple. If you were to take a closer look at LinkedIn, you'd find that the average news editor salary is $101,576. Then at Bloomberg, news editors receive an average salary of $96,462, while the salary at Apple is $65,872.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at WarnerMedia, McGraw-Hill Education, and Patch. These three companies have hired a significant number of news editors from these institutions.
In general, news editors fulfill roles in the media and telecommunication industries. While employment numbers are high in those industries, the news editor annual salary is the highest in the utilities industry with $62,461 as the average salary. Meanwhile, the manufacturing and education industries pay $56,661 and $50,907 respectively. This means that news editors who are employed in the utilities industry make 24.4% more than news editors who work in the media Industry.