Journalists and Reporters  (NOC 5123)

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Career Description
Journalists and reporters research, investigate, interpret, and communicate news and public affairs through newspapers, television, radio, and other media.

Duties May Include
Journalists and reporters perform some or all of the following duties:

Collect local, national and international news through interviews, investigation and observation;

Write news stories for publication and broadcast;

Receive, analyze and verify news and other copy for accuracy;

Arrange for and conduct interviews as part of research and for radio and television programs;
Research and report on developments in specialized fields such as medicine, science and technology;

Prepare regular feature columns and stories on specialized topics;

Write editorials and commentaries on topics of current interest to stimulate public interest and express the views of a publication or broadcasting station;

Write critical reviews of literary, musical and other artistic works based on knowledge, judgement and experience.

Journalists and reporters may specialize in print, broadcast or Webcast media, in particular issues such as political affairs or entertainment news, or in a particular geographic area.

Examples of Titles
Researcher
Writer

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

University of Gloucestershire
Cheltenham, GB

Related Program(s)
Journalism; Bachelor
Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne
Sudbury, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s)
Études journalistiques; Bachelor
Coventry University
Coventry, GB

Related Program(s)
English and Journalism; Bachelor
St. Thomas University
Fredericton, New Brunswick, CA

Related Program(s)
Journalism; Bachelor
Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s)
Journalism; Diploma

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Updated Saturday, May 19, 2012

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