He must monitor the uploading and Home page of Online edition of the news paper.
He can allot work regarding features to subeditors in online edition which are not part of print edition. This is due to increase the popularity of online edition in the ever increasing internet viewer ship.
The candidate must have reasonable problem solving skills as he is responsible for the news and articles published for the reading of thousand and lacs of readers. When a controversial news or article comes to him he must be in a position to decide as early as possible whether to publish it or not. In general this type of problem must be solved at the desk level itself and if it is serious it can be taken to the concern of editor or management.
There will be problem regarding the attendance of staff as the print media work in night shifts. He must see that reasonable number of staff must be available for night shift as the density of work will be more at night. He should be responsible for the linguistic skills of his subeditors as they plan the presentation of the news and articles in a page. When they get any doubt regarding editing and meaning he must be in a position to clarify it and ensure that the work will be done.
There will be a problem if the pages are not submitted for p...
When they get any doubt regarding editing and meaning he must be in a position to clarify it and ensure that the work will be done.
There will be a problem if the pages are not submitted for processing before timeline. This problem of delay in submitting pages occur when the staff is not sufficient and if there is any scoop news or a special edition in process. If that is the case he must ensure that there will be more staff present for the occasion.
His problem solving capabilities lie in the fact that how many number of articles and news he is allotting for a particular page depending on the space available on that page.
The number of articles he allots to that particular page must depend on the space available after the advertisements. This type of skill in him will avoid the situation of some sub editors getting more number of articles than required and some other getting less than the necessary number.
Technical and professional expertise:
The technical and professional regarding this job is about fundamental knowledge about the tool used in page making. He must have an understanding about the software package that was used in placing the articles on the page. This expertise makes him understand the problems of the sub editors and enables him to think about the solutions for the problem. If it needs he can recommend for an up gradation of the software to the technical department.
The professional expertise in this job is regarding the publication of news and articles according to their importance. The placement of news or an article will decide the readership of it. So he must be able to decide the placement of news and articles and in necessary