News Analyst, Reporter And Correspondent in United Kingdom

at a Confidential Company

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

News Analyst, Reporter and Correspondent Job Description

News analysts, reporters, and correspondents gather facts, attend and observe events, and inform the public.

*They may work for local, national, or international news organizations, in print, on television or radio, or online.

*Professionals in this field use their skills to interview, investigate, and observe newsworthy events.

*Newspapers, magazines, television, radio, and online news sites depend on these professionals to keep their audiences informed.

Duties and Responsibilities

*News analysts (also known as newscasters or news anchors) appear on television news shows, introduce stories, interview guests, and present factual information to the audience.

*News correspondents appear on television news shows and present stories from the location at which they are stationed.

*News reporters or journalists gather information and present it to the audience, either through video, print, or a combination of the two.

*Large media organizations may have specialized journalists that report on a particular field or area, such as sports, weather, or even international news.

*News analysts, reporters, and correspondents may work in a quiet office, a crowded newsroom floor, or a television studio.

*Reporters and correspondents may be required to work at unconventional hours.

Training and Education Requirements

*Most news analysts, reporters, and correspondents have at least a bachelor’s degree, usually in journalism or communication.

*Experience in working for school newspapers or television stations.

*Those seeking careers in this field should attend a college or university accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.

*A typical bachelor’s program in journalism or communications emphasizes a well-rounded, liberal arts education with courses in English, writing, and sociology.

*Other courses focus on specialty areas such as mass media, basic reporting, and copy editing.

*Graduate programs at the master’s and doctorate level are also available, especially as preparation for teachers, professors, researchers, and theorists.

*A graduate degree may help those who want to advance in the field.

*Strong computer and other technical skills are necessary for careers in this area, ranging from word processing to desktop publishing to graphics programs.

*Some analysts or reporters may need to operate video or photography equipment as well.
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