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Writers are typically responsible for providing written content for companies in the form of articles, blog posts, manuscripts, website text, and other creative content. Writers work under executive or senior editors, as well as with creative directors or producers. They occasionally interact directly ...
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MEDIAN: $48,143
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Writer - Edgar Snyder & Associates , salaries: $40,000
Writer - New York University (NYU) , salaries: $56,251
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News journalists are involved in the collecting and writing of information which they consider newsworthy. Typically, news journalists work for newspapers or online news sites, as well as in some broadcast media like radio and television. Journalists must have excellent written and verbal communication ...
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MEDIAN: $39,526
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Freelance writers work for a variety of clients to produce editorial, advertising, marketing, and other written materials. As independent contractors, freelancers typically work from a home office, but they may also work from libraries, coffee shops, or other spaces. Because their clients vary, freelance ...
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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Freelance Writer - Self-Employed , hourly rate: $23.50
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Newspapers and other media outlets draw a strong dividing line between news writing - which is generally covered by the bulk of their staff - and editorial. An editorial writer is a writer who outwardly expresses opinions of current events in a wide range of areas, and they are generally expected to ...
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MEDIAN: $47,500
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Staff writers are usually hired by organizations that create some form of written media for customers or consumers. Typically, media outlets that report news in some field (such as technology, sports, and health care) employ one or more staff writers. Regular news outlets and magazines also often refer ...
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MEDIAN: $40,381
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Staff Writer - Conde Nast , salaries: $57,391
Staff Writer - BuzzFeed , salaries: $40,976
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Internal Communications Writer - Cascade DAFO , hourly rate: $18.31
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Most of the time, technical writers work in offices full-time as salaried employees. They usually write instruction manuals and other documents in a way that will communicate complex, technical information in nontechnical language. They also develop, gather, and communicate technical information among ...
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MEDIAN: $55,069
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Technical Writer - International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. , salaries: $49,670 - $128,222
Technical Writer - Amazon.com Inc , salaries: $95,000
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A journalist carries out research to create news articles. These news articles may be published online or in a newspaper or a magazine. In other cases, the journalist’s stories will be broadcast on television or radio. The journalist will be responsible for looking for articles that are relevant and ...
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MEDIAN: $38,095
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Journalist - Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc , salaries: $26,910
Journalist - Time Inc. , salaries: $42,500
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News analysts, reporters or correspondents help produce and publish the news in a variety of media, including print publications, television, radio and the Internet, among others. They conduct research, interview subjects, gather images and video as needed, and produce stories that are ready for an editor ...
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MEDIAN: $51,590
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A script writer creates dialogue and stage direction for actors and directors. Script writers are often associated with plays, television shows and movies; however, other employment opportunities include helping write commercials, safety or demonstration videos for the workplace, and similar presentations ...
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MEDIAN: $58,294
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