Reporters, Correspondents and
Broadcast News Analysts
What Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast News Analysts Do
correspondents, and broadcast news analysts inform the public about news and
events happening internationally, nationally, and locally. They report the news
for newspapers, magazines, websites, television, and radio. Reporters spend a
lot of time in the field, conducting interviews and investigating stories. The
work is often fast paced, with constant demands to meet deadlines.
How to Become a Reporter, Correspondent, or Broadcast News Analyst
Employers generally prefer workers who have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications along with an internship or work experience from a college radio or television station or a newspaper.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts was $37,720 in May 2015. Employment is projected to decline 9 percent by 2024.