FC: An overview of news reporting by: Erika Thomas
1: JOB DESCRIPTION: A NEWS REPORTER PUTS TOGETHER NEWS STORIES AND REPORTS NEWS FOR STATIONS.
2: INTERESTS/WORK VALUES/SKILLS: A NEWS REPORTER MUST HAVE AN INTEREST IN TELLING THE PUBLIC THE TRUTH; THEY MUST HAVE A STRONG WORK ETHIC AND ADAPTABILITY.
3: HIGH SCHOOL PREP: IN HIGHSCHOOL A POTENTIAL REPORTER SHOULD TAKE AUDIO/VISUAL TECH CLASSES AND SHOULD BE IN THINGS LIKE TV STUDIO.
4: EDUCATION AFTER HIGHSCHOOL: A REPORTER SHOULD GO TO COLLEGE AND GET A BATCHELORS DEGREE IN BROADCAST JOURNALISM. SCHOOLS TO LOOK IN TO: *UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT COLUMBIA *COLUMIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK *NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY *SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY
5: OUTLOOK: THE OUTLOOK FOR NEWS REPORTING IS STABLE. IT SHOULD INCREASE BY 14% EACH YEAR.
6: SALARY: ENTRY:$10.71 AVERAGE:$20.46 HIGHER:$29.66 | DID YOU KNOW..... Diane Sawyer makes $12 million a year? DID YOU KNOW.... Katie Couric makes $15 million a year? obviously, if you play your cards right you can make some serious bank..
7: Advancement: during college or even before college, a prospective journalist should begin looking for internships at news stations. after college, a potential news reporter should get a job at a station and work their way up to the top
8: Interesting Facts: * being a news reporter isnt as easy as it looks, it takes a lot of skill. Reporters are expected to work hard and tell the truth.
9: TOP TEN NEWSPAPERS IN THE COUNTRY: USA TODAY WALL STREET JOURNAL NEW YORK TIMES THE MERCURY NEWS THE FLORIDA TIMES LOS ANGELES TIMES NEW YORK DAILY NEWS NEW YORK POST WASHINGTON POST DAILY NEWS
10: FAMOUS NEWS REPORTERS: DIANE SAWYER Charles Gibson KATIE COURIC
11: THE END!