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Editor Interview Questions

"Responsible for reviewing and evaluating content, editors are highly attentive to detail, organized, and collaborative. In an interview, expect to be asked about how you work with deadlines, your toolbox of editing systems, and where you get your ideas for stories. Especially desirable are candidates with strong communication skills who can work well in teams."

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How would you find stories?

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I would build my network of sources in the area and read all of the area publications.

Some of the most interesting leads I’ve ever gotten cane out of the classified section of the newspaper.

What do you look for when you are copy editing a story?

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How do you prioritize topics that need to be written?

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How do you measure the success of content?

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How would you deal with people freaking out to meet the deadline for a USAID proposal?

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Unexpected: Why are you leaving your current position?

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They require an intelligence test.

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Your salary would be in the mid $30,000, would that be ok with you?

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What will you do if you get offered an amazing opportunity elsewhere that pays more once you have started here?

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Tell us about a work situation in which you failed and what you did about it and the ultimate results.

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