Subeditor, Esquire Magazine

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James showed superb attention to detail, gained working experience with InDesign and adapted well to the office environment. – Jim Merrett, Deputy Chief Copy Editor, Esquire at Hearst Magazines


  • Subbed, fact-checked, and rewrote copy for January 2013 issue
  • Worked up pieces from raw copy to final proofs, using proofmarks and Adobe InDesign.
  • Learnt the publishing system (Censhare and Adobe InDesign)
  • Integrated into the editorial team during a busy press week.
  • Wrote headlines, standfirsts, sells and photo captions
  • Rewrote copy to house style and the highest editorial standards

“Learned pub sys and workflow quickly. Showed initiative in solving problems. Integrated into team; willing to accept instructions and act upon them. Eager to learn more about operations. A very useful work placement for Esquire in a busy press week.”
— Brendan Fitzgerald, Chief Subeditor

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