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Journalists and journalistic support workers are responsible for providing timely, popular, or urgent information to the public. These professionals work at newspapers, magazines, publishing companies, radio and television stations, and on the Internet. Their careers are as diverse in nature as they are in their earnings and educational requirements. The nature of journalism has changed in recent times and continues to do so as the field adapts to new media and technology. Competition for employment will be strong in the coming years, but as the industry evolves, new opportunities continue to appear.
Careers in Focus: Newspapers features a total of 20 jobs in this expansive field. Job profiles include: Art directors Columnists Editorial and research assistants Foreign correspondents Newspaper editors Online producers Photo editors Prepress workers Reporters Sportswriters and more.
Today's journalism and communication students need the tools to develop and maintain their own media businesses and freelance careers. In addition to mastering the basics of converged journalism practice, they need training in business entrepreneurship, mass communication and business law, and career and reputation management. The Entrepreneurial Journalist's Toolkit provides a solid foundation of multimedia journalism and also teaches readers to create solid business plans and develop funding proposals while maintaining high legal and ethical standards. This book details the process of pitching and working with clients, managing multi-platform communication campaigns to maximize reach, keeping the books, and filing taxes. It is provides everything a new or experienced journalist needs to get started as a media entrepreneur.
Known for its unprecedented depth of coverage, this comprehensive career research database is organized into three main sections: Through Industries and Careers, users can explore a multitude of industries, career fields, and professions; Plan Your Education helps users find the schools that fit them best; and Launch Your Career offers solid advice to help users perfect the skills that beget success. The material draws from a range of authoritative sources, including more than 880 updated articles and entries from the Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance, 16th Edition. A new "From Our Career Experts" section features regular blog posts with an archive of more than 2,300 posts.
Employment of media and communication occupations is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations, which will result in about 43,200 new jobs. Demand for media and communication occupations is expected to arise from the need to create, edit, translate, and disseminate information through a variety of different platforms.
Quick Facts: Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast News Analysts
2016 Median Pay $38,870 per year
$18.69 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2016 50,400
Job Outlook, 2016-26 -9% (Decline)
Employment Change, 2016-26 -4,500
Media and communications is a segment of industry encompassing a wide variety of activities and businesses. Media and communications companies are involved in television and radio broadcasting, motion picture/video production, publishing, advertising, and telecommunications (including the Internet and social media). The media and communications industry is an exciting one to be part of because it is the work of its professionals to inform, entertain, and connect people across the nation and around the world.
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The Society of Professional Journalists is dedicated to the perpetuation of a free press as the cornerstone of our nation and our liberty.
To ensure that the concept of self-government outlined by the U.S. Constitution remains a reality into future centuries, the American people must be well informed in order to make decisions regarding their lives, and their local and national communities.
It is the role of journalists to provide this information in an accurate, comprehensive, timely and understandable manner.
Student Membership-- One year= $37.50/ Four Years= $100.
Open to women or men working full-time toward an undergraduate or a graduate degree and who demonstrate a commitment to a communications career. Expected graduation date and school name are required for validation. Student membership $34 annually.
the NABJ is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to, and advocates on behalf of, black journalists worldwide. Founded in 1975, NABJ is the largest organization of journalists of color in the nation.
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry. Established in April 1984, NAHJ created a national voice and unified vision for all Hispanic journalists.
We are the voice of the news media industry, empowering members to succeed in today’s fast-moving media environment.
Our members represent nearly 2,000 diverse news organizations in the United States—from the largest news groups and international outlets to hyperlocal news sources, from digital-only and digital-first to print news—we represent all news media content creators.
founded by newspaper publishers in 1946, the American Press Institute is the oldest and largest center devoted solely to training and professional development for the news industry and journalism educators. The Institute conducts more than 30 residential seminars a year for journalists, sales, marketing and management professionals in print, broadcast and digital media companies.
E&P is America’s oldest journal covering the newspaper industry. The journal covers all aspects of the North American newspaper industry, including business, newsroom, advertising, circulation, marketing, technology, online and syndicates.
IRE is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative journalism. IRE was formed in 1975 to create a forum in which journalists throughout the world could help each other by sharing story ideas, newsgathering techniques and news sources. The mission of IRE is to foster excellence in investigative journalism, which is essential to a free society.
The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism is dedicated to trying to understand the information revolution. It specializes in using empirical methods to evaluate and study the performance of press, particularly content analysis. The Center’s goal is to help both the journalists who produce the news, and the citizens who consume it, develop a better understanding of what the press is delivering, how the media is changing, and what forces are shaping those changes.