Occupation Profile – Newspaper or Periodical Editor – (ANZSCO 212412) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleNEWSPAPER OR PERIODICAL EDITOR
ANZSCO Code212412
Occupations in this Group212411 Copywriter
212412 Newspaper or Periodical Editor
212413 Print Journalist
212414 Radio Journalist
212415 Technical Writer
212416 Television Journalist
212499 Journalists and Other Writers nec
DescriptionPlans and directs editing of a publication, such as a newspaper, magazine or journal, in accordance with editorial policies and guidelines and accepted rules of grammar, style and format prior to printing and distribution.
Skill Level1
Alternative TitleAssociate Editor
SpecialisationsFeatures Editor
News Editor
Pictures Editor
Subeditor
Website/Blog Editor
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-determining advertising approach by consulting clients and management, and studying products to establish principal selling features
-writing advertisements for press, radio, television, cinema screens, billboards, catalogues and shop displays
-making decisions about the specific content of publications in conjunction with other senior editors and in accordance with editorial policies and guidelines
-reviewing copy for publication to ensure conformity with accepted rules of grammar, style and format, coherence of story, and accuracy, legality and probity of content
-collecting and analysing facts about newsworthy events from interviews, printed matter, investigations and observations
-writing news reports, commentaries, articles and feature stories for newspapers, magazines, journals, television and radio on topics of public interest
-researching and writing technical, information-based material and documentation for manuals, text books, handbooks and multimedia products
-critically discussing daily news topics in the editorial columns of newspapers and reviewing books, films and plays
Skills Assessment AuthorityVETASSESS
Related Occupations212411 Copywriter
212413 Print Journalist
212414 Radio Journalist
212415 Technical Writer
212416 Television Journalist
212499 Journalists and Other Writers nec
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)