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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 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
Leadership in the Workplace

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Three seasoned managers share leadership skills and techniques that will help you maximize the performance of your team of editors. Get tools for managing your boss and learn how employee-manager relations can foster mutual respect, with both sides acting as leaders in the workplace. Learn how to lead from the heart, earn respect, effectively teach skills and make your department the best it can be.


David Brindley

Managing editor, National Geographic magazine
David Brindley (@wordies) is on the ACES executive board and is managing editor for National Geographic magazine. In 2005, he created, staffed and served as director of the magazine's first copy desk. Prior to arriving at the magazine in 2002, he was a photojournalist, researcher, reporter and editor. David graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and has a master's degree from the London School of Economics.

Rebecca Dyer

Copy editor, The Arizona Republic
After almost a quarter-century at the East Valley Tribune, most recently as news editor, Rebecca "Becca" Dyer is now a copy editor for The Arizona Republic. Becca also teaches editing as an adjunct faculty member at Arizona State University's Cronkite School of Journalism, writes poetry, has published two books of poetry and is co-editor of the nonprofit Arizona arts and literary magazines The Blue Guitar and The Blue Guitar Jr. and the poetry... Read More →
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David Yontz

Managing editor, Creators
David Yontz has been a copy editor for nine years and the manager of his team for five years. He also has hosted a podcast on grammar and usage called "Stop! ... Grammar Time."

Thursday March 26, 2015 10:45am - 12:15pm

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