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Reporters are the foot soldiers for newspapers, magazines, Internet news organizations, and television and radio broadcast companies. They gather and analyze information about current events and write stories for publication or for broadcasting. Reporters and correspondents hold about 54,400 jobs in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Decline
Personality Traits

Curious

Organized

Outgoing

Career Ladder
Editor

Editorial Writer

Columnist

Correspondent

Reporter

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