The editor-in-chief is the publication's head and executive editor. They hire and oversee the employees, as well as manage all of the daily operations. They are the driving force that ensures each issue of the publication is released on a timely manner, without errors or potential controversy. All layouts and designs need to be approved by the editor-in-chief, in addition to what stories or photographs will make each release. They draft up proposals and budgets to get approved by boards, carry out new ways to add to readership, and think of new technology to implement. They travel and are the publication's representative at social functions as well.

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