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Interview with an editor: Robin V. Harris

Interview with an editor: Robin V. Harris

December 16, 2020 By Robin V. Harris Interview with an Editor

Editor: Robin V. Harris
Company: The Education Trust
Number of years in editing: Technically, I’ve been an editor now for over 25 years! That’s crazy. I’ve held full-time editing positions at mainstream newspapers, a wire service, a magazine, a think tank, and now an advocacy organization. Along the way, I earned a PH.D. in English Literature and took time to do some other things, but I’ve consistently kept editing jobs in some capacity.

Tell us a little about yourself, including how you got started as an editor?

What is your area of focus and why did you select this niche?

Walk us through a typical workday. How do you manage your time?

What is your favorite thing about being an editor?

What is your biggest challenge and how do you work through this?

What are you currently working on?

What advice do you have for someone who is just starting their career as an editor?

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