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Honoring Bill Connolly Pajamas’ headlines say you donated $12,000 Editing beyond the newsroom ACES 2013: Meet me in St. Louis Kim Profant wins Robinson Prize

Honoring Bill Connolly

Two colleagues and friends of Lifetime Achievement Award winner Bill Connolly offer their thoughts on what the retired senior editor at The New York Times has meant to ACES and...

Pajamas’ headlines say you donated $12,000

Here’s another reason you all are amazing: ACES conference goers donated about $11,700 to scholarships for budding copy editors over the three days last week. And another $448 was raised...

Editing beyond the newsroom

How do you move to a copy editing position beyond the newsroom? Through tattoos and tweets (plus some other insider insight shared in an ACES conference session). By Brooke Carbo...

ACES 2013: Meet me in St. Louis

ACES had set Chapel Hill, N.C., as the site for the 2013 ACES conference, but the hotel decided to do a major renovation and it’s made that impossible. So we...

Kim Profant wins Robinson Prize

Kim Profant, a copy editor on the national/foreign desk at The Chicago Tribune, is the winner of the 2011 Robinson Prize, presented at the American Copy Editors Society’s national conference...
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Triage for the copy desk

Triage for the copy desk

Copy editors should take a cue from the emergency room and battlefields and learn to practice copy triage. Recognize what’s critical, what’s...  » READ MORE

About ACES 2012: Editing in the Big Easy

Since 1997, ACES’ National Conference has been the place for editors to sharpen their skills, share their experiences and socialize with others who are passionate about the craft. This year, we’ll be meeting April 12-14 in New Orleans, a place that celebrates creativity and tradition. Our conference emphasizes strong editing as a foundation but has grown to incorporate the growing digital frontier. » LEARN MORE ABOUT ACES 2012