copy taster

copy taster

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a person who selects or approves text for publication, esp in a periodical
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Ron, who had an infectious passion for journalism in general and newspapers in particular, had enjoyed 36 years' distinguished service with the Daily Record, as a sub-editor then as copy taster.