Tag Archives: Copy Editor

#FollowJourn: @marshall9093/copy editor

#FollowJourn: Mary J. Lewis

Who? Unemployed US print journalist and self-proclaimed news junky.

What? Copy editor with 18 years experience, including a stint at The Roanoke Times, and an interest in photography.

Where? @marshall9093 and on her blog

Contact? Use the email form on her blog.

Just as we like to supply you with fresh and innovative tips every day, we’re recommending journalists to follow online too. They might be from any sector of the industry: please send suggestions (you can nominate yourself) to judith or laura at journalism.co.uk; or to @journalismnews.

CommonSenseJ: Words for ‘Copy Editor’s Lament’

Christopher Ave’s original post can be found here, or have a look at the lyrics here at the Common Sense Journalism blog for  ‘The Copy Editor’s Lament (The Layoff Song)’.

Ave is political editor at St. Louis Post-Dispatch and ‘decided to write a song from the viewpoint of a copy editor losing his job.’