Editors perform some or all of the following duties:
A. Editors may specialize in a particular subject area, such as news, sports or features, or in a particular type of publication, such as books, magazines, newspapers or manuals.
B. Evaluate suitability of manuscripts, articles, news copy and wire service dispatches for publication, broadcast or electronic media and recommend or make changes in content, style and organization
C. Read and edit copy to be published or broadcast to detect and correct errors in spelling, grammar and syntax, and shorten or lengthen copy as space or time requires
D. Confer with authors, staff writers, reporters and others regarding revisions to copy
E. Plan and implement layout or format of copy according to space or time allocations and significance of copy
F. Plan and co-ordinate activities of staff and assure production deadlines are met
G. Plan coverage of upcoming events and assign work accordingly