Journalists and Reporters

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What do Journalists and Reporters do?

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

How to become: Journalists and Reporters

A university degree or college diploma in journalism is usually required.

Experienced reporters and journalists may advance to editorial positions (print media) or become producers (broadcast media).

Many recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 20 have a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Journalists and Reporters

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism and Creative Writing Diploma
Journalism and Creative Writing (B.A.) Bachelor
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism Diploma
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism Diploma; Advanced
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism and Humanities Bachelor; Honours
Journalism Bachelor; Honours
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University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Related Program(s):
Journalism (Pre-Journalism) Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Journalists and Reporters make?

Low:
$41,600
Average:
$66,560
High:
$94,994

Job openings for Journalists and Reporters

Job Seekers:
18,400
Job Openings:
15,700