Online Journalists

Online journalists research and write content for Internet Web sites. They may be full-time salaried workers or employed on a freelance basis. They may work for online publications, professional associations, businesses with an online presence, and the government. Some writers are volunteer online columnists or contributors and do not get paid for their writing.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Computer Science
  • English
  • Journalism
Skills
  • Computer
  • Digital Media
  • Writing
Personality Traits
  • Creative
  • Curious
  • Organized
Licensure/Certification None