Getting to the Next Step Through Copy Editing! Amy Fezza Copy Editing Professor Salas Spring 2010
Overview Major and Concentration: Communication Arts/Journalism Experience/Job: Writing for the Ramapo News Tasks Performed: On-location events, interviewing, producing articles Class that corresponded: Newswriting Past Courses and Experience: Writing for the Ramapo News and taking Newswriting at the same time, I was able to form articles Current Courses and Experience: Editing for the Ramapo News by applying information learned from Copy Editing
Applying Copy Editing to the Newspaper!
Taking the Next Step: Editing Articles!
Trying to Breathe: Learning from the Editor
All by Myself: Dissecting the AP Stylebook
Making it Work: Applying Information
The End Result: It Worked!
What Ive Learned & Accomplished How to: Process Identifying potential changes can take many forms Improving (accuracy and clarity) Approach a problem Common Errors: Losing track of the subject Misspelled words Punctuation Dates Numbers (differences) Headlines & Captions Ive become the News Editor for the Ramapo News Ive come one step closer to achieving my goal: to be a journalist!
My Final Work of the Spring semester! Able to write and edit!!