How to work as an editor — when your manager isn't one

Date: August 18, 2022

Time: 4-5 p.m. Eastern Time


When your boss isn't an editor, it can lead to some serious disconnects. We know that missing commas can lead to multimillion-dollar legal settlements ... so why doesn't your manager get it?

Wherever you fall in the org chart, you may feel the pinch of being a wordsmith with a manager who's outside the editorial realm. Don't let it get the best of you! In this webinar, we'll cover ways to ease your frustrations, set expectations, and smooth communications.

3 Learning Objectives that will be covered in this webcast:

  • How to start operating from a shared understanding of editing
  • Tips for choosing your editorial battles
  • How to address pain points with clear communication

Cost: Free for ACES members/$30 for non-members

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About the presenter:

Alysha is an incurable journalist who heads up her editorial agency, Payette Media House, from beautiful Boise, Idaho. She previously led the editorial content team in the marketing department at Intuit QuickBooks. Before that, Alysha was an editor at CNN and POLITICO, and she graduated the Missouri School of Journalism. Alysha currently serves on the ACES board of directors and volunteers as a coach for Poynter's Digital Women Leaders.

Course Details

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