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Reporters, Correspondents and Broadcast News Analysts

What Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast News Analysts Do 

Reporters, 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.

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