Praise for the previous edition:
"...a great source for exploring career options in the publishing field...recommended..."—American Reference Books Annual
"...another winner in the careers field...essential information for job seekers....well-written...a librarian's dream...Recommended..."—Choice
The publishing industry is an exciting field, offering a variety of jobs for both creative and business-minded people. With a new foreword by Mediabistro.com founder Laurel Touby, Career Opportunities in the Publishing Industry, Second Edition explores 90 jobs in such fields as writing, editing, design, printing, selling, publicity, advertising, marketing, and distribution. Three sections thoroughly cover newspaper publishing, magazine publishing, and book publishing, letting readers quickly discover the differences between careers in each segment of the industry.
An Industry Outlook section guides readers through projected trends in publishing, and extensive appendixes offer useful Web sites, a listing of schools and associations, and other helpful sources of information.
New and updated career profiles include:
- Book designer
- Editorial assistant
- Literary agent
- New media director
- Online writer
- Sales manager
- Staff writer
- and more.