We said in Chapter 3 that copy editing offers job opportunities of which many journalism students are unaware. In this chapter, we look at another opportunity for those looking for a possible career niche: the world of magazines and newsletters.
The opportunity stems from these facts:
• There are far more magazines and newsletters than you ever dreamed.
• Magazine and newsletter offices are located all over the country, so there are probably jobs near you that you have no idea are there.
• Magazines often pay more for opening positions than recent journalism grads would make at a first newspaper job—sometimes between half again as much to almost twice as much.
• Editing for a magazine or ...