Definitions for "managing editor"
The editor in charge of all editorial activities of a newspaper or magazine.
The person who bears responsibility for the successful completion of all editorial activities of a publication or publishing project. He is usually the editor-in-chief's key assistant. Typically, the managing editor is responsible for the progress of all material related to the publishing assignment, from original manuscript to finished paste-up, and all intermediate stages. He is the one who occasionally engages the services of freelancers for the editing staff. A successful managing editor combines technical and logistical skills with a cool head and empathy for those engaged in creative aspects. See also EDITOR IN CHIEF FREELANCER PUBLISHER
a figure who oversees and coordinates the editorial activities of a publication