1640s, "publisher," from Latin editor "one who puts forth," agent noun from editus, past participle of edere (see edition). By 1712 in sense of "person who prepares written matter for publication;" specific sense in newspapers is from 1803.
1. Frank Deford is a contributing editor for Vanity Fair magazine.
2. I think he was born to be editor of a tabloid newspaper.
3. The Editor can give no guarantee that they will fulfil their obligations.
4. Cookery Editor Moyra Fraser takes you behind the scenes.
5. The editor's decision is final and shall evermore remain so.