Reporters and Correspondents

Reporters and Correspondents

Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio, or television.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Stress Tolerance * Achievement/Effort * Persistence * Initiative * Analytical Thinking * Adaptability/Flexibility * Self Control

Representative Tasks * Receive assignments or evaluate leads or tips to develop story ideas. * Research a story's background information to provide complete and accurate information. * Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a story.



Job Family Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

Sample Job Titles Anchor, Art Critic, Blogger, Book Critic, Book Reviewer, Broadcast Journalist, Bureau Chief, Business Reporter, Business Writer, Columnist, Correspondent, Courtroom Reporter, Critic, Cub Reporter, Desk Reporter, Dramatic Critic, Editorial Writer, Environmental Journalist, Fashion Journalist, Feature Writer, Film Critic, Financial Writer, Food Critic, Food Writer, Foreign Correspondent, General Assignment Reporter, General Assignment Television News Reporter, Headline Writer, Information Writer, Investigative Reporter, Journalist, Law Reporter, Leg Man, Magazine Journalist, Magazine Writer, Marine Reporter, Market News Reporter, Market Reporter, Media Analyst, Motion Picture Critic, Movie Critic, Multimedia Journalist, Music Critic, Music Journalist, News Anchor, News Correspondent, News Director, News Producer, News Reporter, News Specialist, News Writer, Newspaper Columnist, Newspaper Correspondent, Newspaper Journalist, Newspaper Reporter, Newspaper Writer, Political Reporter, Press Writer, Print Journalist, Radio News Writer, Reporter, Society Reporter, Sports Analyst, Sports Anchor, Sports Journalist, Sports Reporter, Sports Writer, Staff Reporter, Staff Writer, Television Anchor, Television News Anchor (TV News Anchor), Television News Reporter, Television Reporter (TV Reporter), Traffic Reporter, Travel Journalist, Travel Writer, Weather Anchor, Weekend Anchor.