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The major publishing houses, small or specialty presses, newspapers, and magazines hire employees to fill a wide range of positions. Many of the larger publishing houses and news agencies maintain offices in Europe, Asia, the United Kingdom, Mexico, or Canada, where employment requires a high degree of competency in the local language.

Specific careers in publishing are generally divided into two broad categories: creative and business. On the creative side of the industry are the editor-in-chief, editorial staff, designers, photographers, writers, researchers, multimedia producers, and translators. On the business side of the industry are the publisher, marketing staff, advertising staff, production staff, permissions coordinator, foreign and domestic rights manager, and literary agent.

Experience is essential in this highly competitive industry. One of the best ways to enter the field is to attend a publishing program to make contacts and learn the basics of the industry...

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