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Career Details :: Broadcast News Analysts
Analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.
A minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
- Gathers information and develops subject perspective through research, interview, observation, and experience.
- Analyzes and interprets information to formulate and outline story ideas.
- Records commentary or presents commentary or news live when working in broadcast medium.
- Writes commentary, column, or script, using computer.
- Selects material most pertinent to presentation and organizes material into acceptable media form and format.
- Examines news items of local, national, and international significance to determine selection or is assigned items for broadcast by editorial staff.
- Edits material for available time or space.
- Creative Writers
- Public Address System and Other Announcers
- Radio and Television Announcers
- Reporters and Correspondents
- Technical Writers
General Work Activities
- Performing for/Working With Public
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Documenting/Recording Information
- Interpreting Meaning of Information to Others
- Judging Qualities of Things, Service, People
Frequent Work Context
- Objective or Subjective Information
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
- Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
- Importance of Being Aware of New Events