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News Anchors

Overview

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 30,390 people are employed as radio and television announcers (including news anchors) at radio and television stations in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Outgoing

Talkative

Career Ladder
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