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Writing and Editing: Career and Education Opportunities

Writers and Editors craft experiences for us using their words and the images that they bring to mind. From poets to copy editors, they create ideas out the the building blocks of language and the pictures they produce.

Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your career in Writing and Editing.

STATES WITH EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES IN Writing and Editing

Highlighted states contain educational opportunities in Writing and Editing

CAREERS WITHIN Writing and Editing

Copy Writer

Copy Writers write advertising copy for use by publication or broadcast media to promote sale of goods and services. Copy Writers need to talk through and persuade others when needed. They also need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues.
Editorial Specialist

Editorial Specialists perform variety of editorial duties, such as laying out, indexing, and revising content of written materials, in preparation for final publication. Editorial Specialists need to read and understand what has been read. They also need to write well.
Technical Writer

Technical Writers write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. Technical Writers need to write well. They also need to read and understand what has been read.
Writer

Writers create original written works. Writers need to write well. They also need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues.