Reporters are the foot soldiers for newspapers, magazines, and television and radio broadcast companies. They gather and analyze information about current events and write stories for publication or for broadcasting. News analysts, reporters, and correspondents hold about 69,300 jobs in the United States.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • English
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Public Speaking
  • Research
  • Writing
Personality Traits
  • Curious
  • Organized
  • Outgoing
Licensure/Certification None

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