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|German to English translations [PRO]|
|German term or phrase: Texter|
|some kind of newspaper job, I think|
"Writer" of course, covers all of the above, but then so does "human being" (not always, but in most cases).
Google, English, .com domain, offers 18,000 hits for "scriptwriter" so it is a perfectly legitimate term but it is used most of the time for scripts or screenplays for films, TV productions or sometimes TV commercials. Often though, the writer of the text for a TV commercial is also called a "TV copywriter", see:
A "scriptwriter" is usually a "Drehbuchautor" in German, as shown in Langenscheidts Großwörterbuch, Duden Oxford Großwörterbuch, Dietl/Lorenz – Wörterbuch für Recht, Wirtschaft und Politik.
If your context is talking about printed advertising text, then the normal English term for "Texter" is for sure "copywriter".
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