Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts (NOC 0512)

High opportunity occupation

About this job

Managers in this unit group:

  • plan, organize and direct operations within publishing firms, film, theatre and record production companies and broadcasting facilities
  • work for radio and television stations, newspapers, periodical and book publishing firms, and by film, theatre, record and video production companies
Common job titles
  • administrator, studio & broadcasting
  • bureau chief - news agency
  • director, ballet / opera / theatre
  • director, programming - TV / radio
  • editor, managing - newspaper / periodical
  • editorial chief


Managers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • establish procedures and put into use policies in newspaper and publishing firms, in film, theatre, record and video production companies, and in radio and television stations
  • plan and maintain production schedules for publications, films, broadcasts, and theatre, record and video productions
  • prepare and control budgets
  • hire and supervise staff
  • consult with government regulatory agencies to evaluate and review programs and policies to ensure conformance to regulations
  • initiate or approve development of articles, books, films, broadcasts, musical recordings and theatre productions, and communicate with authors, composers, producers and directors

Work environment

Work in this field is typically performed in a structured environment, such as an office.



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