Episode 90

Published on:

11th May 2022

What is subediting? With Louise Bolotin

Want to add subediting to your editorial skillset? Louise Bolotin has been subbing for 17 years and knows the job inside out. In this episode, she shares her knowledge and experience. Listen to find out more about:

  • What the different types of editors do in media publishing
  • The differences between subediting and copyediting
  • Editorial timescales for subeditors
  • Who controls the content
  • When things go wrong - legal responsibilities and insurance
  • Subediting lingo
  • A subeditor’s typical day
  • Transferring from copyediting to subediting - training and CPD
  • Core resources for the budding subber
  • How editing has changed over the years, especially for freelancers

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Music credit

‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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