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Permanent Residence for Media Professionals in Canada!

Professionals in Canada

Canada has diverse employment opportunities for eligible immigrants from all over the globe. The country’s economic immigration programs have performed exceedingly well to welcome millions of eligible skilled immigrants to augment the national economy.

Migrating options for Media professionals in Canada are plenty. Find out the requirements and immigration programs required for your immigration to Canada.

Job titles for Media Professionals in Canada

Media Professionals in Canada qualify under NOC 5123. It is also known as National Occupational Code for Reporters & Critics. 

Art critic Culinary Journalist Press reporter
Book critic Drama critic Radio commentator
Book writer Financial reporter Television news anchor
Columnist Law reporter Sports reporter
Commentator News Analysts Program researcher
Correspondent Newspaper writer Online chronicler


Qualifications required for employment as Media professionals in Canada 

For an immigrant to qualify as a Media professional in Canada, the educational qualification is – A university degree or college diploma in journalism or a related field such as communications. 

Other basic requirements include suitable Age, work experience & language proficiency to migrate to Canada as a skilled worker. 

Take your free online assessment to explore more opportunities for Media Professionals in Canada.


How to migrate to Canada as Media professionals? 

For any skilled jobs for migrants in Canada, the federal Express Entry system is the quickest & easiest way for immigration. 

It is must be brought to the notice that Canada Express Entry is only a database of interested candidates and not a visa class. Thus, Media Professionals looking to immigrate to Canada should be looking at the Federal Skilled Worker visa and Provincial Nominee programs.

In order to qualify for receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence in Canada, one must begin by registering oneself on to the IRCC’s Express Entry web portal. Each profile in the Express Entry database is cored and ranked based on the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). The CRS score is based on four core human capital factors like Age, Work Experience, Education Qualification, Language Proficiency in English or French. 

Other factors may include a valid job offer in Canada or a spouse’s adaptability skills. Also, a successful provincial nomination received under the Express Entry system will add upto an additional 600 CRS points out of the total 1200 points. This effectively guarantees an ITA for Canada PR.  

Canada runs over 80+ economic immigration programs. The next best alternative to Express Entry immigration programs is Canada Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP).  Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec have remained favorable for immigration of Media Professionals in Canada. 

Average hourly wage of Media Professionals in Canada

In the year 2016, various categories of Media Professionals in Canada from various regions earned an average hourly wage as tabulated below.   

Alberta CA $35.79
British Columbia CA $27.00
Manitoba CA $28.13
Nova Scotia CA $27.47
New Brunswick CA $28.41
Ontario CA $33.33
Prince Edward Island CA $26.44
Saskatchewan CA $36.87
Quebec CA $27.69

Can Media Professionals migrate to Canada without a job offer?

The answer is a comforting yes, provided you have able to get a reasonable total CRS score on your Express Entry application. The minimum CRS score for the last few nomination draws was in the range of 460-472.  

However, one solid advantage of migrating to Canada with a job offer will give you an instant CRS boost of 200 points, thereby effectively guaranteeing your Canada PR

Canadian immigration can become complex and confusing as well as time-consuming when applied without referring to a professional immigration consultant. CanApprove is a certified Canadian immigration consultant serving thousands of clients for over two decades. 

Get in touch with us to have a brighter future as a Media Professional in Canada.  


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