Profession

Journalist


Description

Journalists are news professionals who inform the public of current events. They may work in print, online, television or radio media. Reporters gather information by investigating leads, researching data and conducting interviews before composing and delivering news stories. Those in radio and television may record their newscasts live from the scene and are often required to travel extensively. Some locations may hold danger, such as those related to wars or natural disasters.

Job Prospect

High

Work Environment

Journalist oftentimes do a lot of travels, they work on weekends and odd hours of the day, and in the course of their job could be exposed to danger; especially when covering news/story in a war environment

General and Personal Skills Required

Average Salary

Cost of Training

Recommended Level of Education

Bachelor

Professional Skills / Tools Required

Associated Disciplines

Journalism, Political Science, Mass Communication