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managing editor

an editor assigned to the supervision and coordination of certain editorial activities of a newspaper, magazine, book publishing company, or the like.
Abbreviation: M.E., m.e.
Origin of managing editor
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Horace Greeley has asked me to be managing editor of the Tribune, and he offers me six thousand dollars a year!

    Years of My Youth William Dean Howells
  • The managing editor has charge of the collection and distribution of news.

  • An hour later, Katherine was summoned to the office of the managing editor.

    The White Shield Myrtle Reed
  • "Are you Mr. ——" the boy mentioned the name of the managing editor.

    Plotting in Pirate Seas Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • Calloway's cablegram was handed to the managing editor at four o'clock in the afternoon.

    Whirligigs O. Henry

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