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

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