To be an editor you need creativity, patience and the ability to pay close attention to detail. There are different types of editors in television with craft editors focusing more on the creative assembly of a scene and online editors dealing with the technical requirements to make the programme broadcast ready.
Will Thornton has been an both a craft and online editor for Emmerdale for 5 years. In this video he talks us through the differences between the roles and offers advice on how you can follow in his footsteps.
With Will Thornton