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What do Editors do?

Editors review, evaluate and edit manuscripts, articles, news reports and other material for publication, broadcast or interactive media and co-ordinate the activities of writers, journalists and other staff.

How to become: Editors

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.

Where to study for a career as: Editors

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
English Literature (B.A.) Bachelor; Honours
English Literature (B.A.) Bachelor; Co-op
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Durham College
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism - Mass Media Diploma; University Transfer; Advanced
Journalism and Creative Writing Diploma; Advanced
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

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

Related Program(s):
Journalism Diploma
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Contemporary Journalism Post-diploma
Journalism Diploma; Advanced
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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