A managing editor is in control of supervising the staff and daily operations of a publication. They work closely with the editor-in-chief in monitoring relevance and interest levels of stories. They sometimes fill in as the editor-in-chief when they are out of the office or travelling. They control staff issues and concerns, as well as enforces policies and procedures. Managing editors plan meetings and help determine coverage needed. In most publications, the managing editor is the liaison between the publisher and the editorial staff, usually in contact with the publisher on a daily basis. They also are in contact with the advertising department and public.
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