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|Quick Facts: Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast News Analysts|
|$38,870 per year
$18.69 per hour
Reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts inform the public about news and events happening internationally, nationally, and locally. They report the news for newspapers, magazines, websites, television, and radio.
Most reporters and correspondents work for newspaper, website, or periodical publishers or in television or radio broadcasting. Broadcast news analysts mainly work in television and radio.
Employers generally prefer workers who have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications along with an internship or work experience from a college radio or television station or a newspaper.
The median annual wage for broadcast news analysts was $56,680 in May 2016.
The median annual wage for reporters and correspondents was $37,820 in May 2016.
Overall employment of reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts is projected to decline 9 percent from 2016 to 2026. Declining advertising revenue in radio, newspapers, and television will have a negative impact on employment growth for these occupations.
Explore resources for employment and wages by state and area for reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts.
Compare the job duties, education, job growth, and pay of reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts with similar occupations.
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