News Anchors

News anchors analyze and broadcast news for radio and television stations. They help select, write, and present the news and may specialize in a particular area. Interviewing guests, making public service announcements, and conducting panel discussions may also be part of the news anchor's work. Approximately 67,400 people are employed as announcers (including news anchors) at radio and television stations in the United States.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • English
  • Journalism
  • Speech
  • Interpersonal
  • Public Speaking
  • Writing
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Outgoing
  • Talkative
Licensure/Certification None

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