How to become a video editor: 5 top tips

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Want to work in the media and entertainment industries? Video editor isn't the job that immediately springs to mind, but it's one that's definitely in demand right now. 

As the battle for streaming supremacy rages between Netflix, Amazon, Disney+, HBO Max and others, more and more TV and film content is being created, and it all needs editing. This has prompted the Bureau of Labor and Statistics in the USA to project the profession will grow by 11 per cent between 2018 to 2028.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.