Sample City Editor Resume

A clear and interesting city editor resume will go a long way to help you land the job you want. Be sure to include specific details, including your objective, training, previous employment, and current availability. All city editor resumes should take this approach.

Justine Job-Seeker
897 Henry Drive
Any Town, USA 99999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


A position as a City Editor


Professional editor; management and communication skills; knowledge of the newspaper business


City Editor, 2000 to present:

Any City News, Any City, USA.

Directed and supervised staff who were responsible for selecting, gather, and editing local news and news photos for publication; reviewed news copy and conferred with executive staff members regarding the allocation of news space, and wrote and edited news headlines.

Assistant City Editor, 1998-2000:

Any City News, Any City, USA.

Assisted the editor with tasks related to preparing news articles for publication and sends copy to copy desk for editing.


B.A., Journalism & Editing
Any City University, 1997, Any City, USA


National Association of Editors

NOTE: Keep in mind that the sample city editor resume above is just that-a sample. A complete city editor resume might run one to two pages. However, this one will show you how to get started.