Editors

(NOC 5122)
+7.3%
 

Requirement

You usually need a bachelor's degree in English, French, journalism or a related field.

You usually need several years' experience in journalism, writing, publishing or a related field and may require membership in the Editors Association of Canada.

With experience, you may move up the ranks to become a supervisor or manager, such as editor-in-chief or managing editor.

Many recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 20 have a graduate degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career

Certificate
Diploma
Post-diploma
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate

Useful Experience/Skills

Researching
Writing
Publications

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Journalism
English (Composition)
Computer-related courses
A second language
Social Studies

Ryerson University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism Bachelor
English Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism Diploma
General Arts and Science - English for Academic Purposes Certificate
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism Diploma; Online; Advanced
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
English Bachelor; Honours; Online
English Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
English Bachelor
Journalism Bachelor
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Modified on May 13, 2012