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Welcome to the 19th annual American Copy Editors Society national conference in Pittsburgh March 26-28, 2015. (Photo by Jeremy Davis.)

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Thursday, March 26 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Switching Seats: Transitioning to a New Career or Medium

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You're thinking about moving from one kind of editing to another, say, from a news media job to corporate media, or from general editing to a specialty. What are the pluses and minuses? How do you do it and how do you adjust? What can you expect? The panelists will discuss their experiences, and then it's your turn.


Laura Browning

Editorial manager, A.V. Club
Laura Browning is editorial manager of the A.V. Club at The Onion, where the entertainment information is real, even if the snark factor is detectable. She's also worked for Encyclopedia Brittanica and the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians. As her LinkedIn profile says, she has "written about rare migratory songbirds, common migratory fish, ice cream, contemporary art, corporate branding of soccer teams, luxury interior design, HVAC systems... Read More →
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Paula Fuchsberg

Editor, Corporate Communications, Vanguard
Paula Fuchsberg is an editor in Corporate Communications at Vanguard, working so-called normal hours for the first time in her career after a previous life in the newspaper business. Her first professional editing job was at the (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot under Bill Connolly. She then spent 30 years at the Philadelphia Inquirer, with stints as a copy editor, copy chief, news editor, assigning editor, and national/foreign editor. She joined... Read More →
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Cindi Lash

Editor-in-chief, Pittsburgh Magazine
Cindi Lash joined Pittsburgh Magazine, a print and online lifestyle magazine, as editor-in-chief in April 2013. She was previously a regional editor for Aol/Patch.com, Aol’s national network of hyperlocal websites. Prior to that, Cindi worked at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as assistant managing editor/Sunday editor, as well as a local news editor and award-winning reporter. She has covered such major events as the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, the... Read More →

Thursday March 26, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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