Journalist

Journalist
Reporters collect and analyze information about events and report news stories in broadcasts on radio or television. They write stories for news and magazine publications.They receive assignments or tips and develop the information. They establish relationships with credible sources of information about the backround and dynamics of events. They conduct research to ensure the accuracy of imformation and interview people who can provide information or context about the context and significance of a story. Most of their work is done inside, often at computers, but there may be outside sites to attend, and interviews to conduct that may require various degrees of travel. They generally have a flexible work schedule, but often face long hours and the stress of deadlines. There is frequent interpersonal contact and communication, and a high degree of variety in the nature of day-to day activities.

Holand Code

ASI

Field/Cluster:

Arts, Media, Fashion and Entertainment

Future Jobs Avail:

Declining

Education Level:

4

Job Growth (%)

-12

Annual Job Opening

4400

Lowest 10% Salary ($)

23490

Median Salary ($)

41260

Highest 90% Salary ($)

100930
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