Journalism Teachers

Journalism teachers teach students the rudiments of journalistic reporting and writing. They develop teaching outlines and lesson plans, give lectures, facilitate discussions and activities, keep class attendance records, assign homework, and evaluate student progress. They teach at the secondary and postsecondary levels.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Duties Teach students the basics of journalistic reporting and writing
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities exist in all regions
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • English
  • History
  • Journalism
Experience Previous teaching experience
Personality Traits
  • Helpful
  • Organized
  • Social
Skills
  • Organizational
  • Teaching
  • Writing
Certification or Licensing Required
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Journalism Department Head
  • Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • College Instructor or Journalist

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