Interview with an editor: Dante A. Ciampaglia

Interview with an editor: Dante A. Ciampaglia

March 31, 2021 By Dante A. Ciampaglia Interview with an Editor

Editor: Dante A. Ciampaglia
Company: College Board
Number of years in editing: My first assignment as a writer, to review the Keanu Reeves film Hardball, was September 11, 2001. Needless to say the screening, scheduled for a theater by the Pittsburgh International Airport, didn’t happen. But I stuck with trying to write about movies, which led to the A&E Editor position a couple years later. I’ve been editing ever since (a few layoff interruptions notwithstanding).

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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