The average salary for a News Reporter in Canada is C$36,949.
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Job Description for News Reporter
News reporters work for newspapers, local or national TV and radio stations, and for online news resources. When news reporters work in front of a camera, they are often referred to as "newscasters." Regardless of where they work, news reporters must motivated, articulate, willing to travel, be able to handle stressful situations well, and have a good judgement on how stories should be conveyed to the public no matter what industry they are in. News reporters work inside news studios, outdoors, …Read more
News Reporter Tasks
- Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a particular story.
- Generate and follow through with story ideas.
- Review copy and correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
- Report and write news stories for publication, describing the background and details of events.
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Popular Skills for News Reporter
Oral / Verbal Communication
Pay by Experience Level for News Reporter
An early career News Reporter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$35,866 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career News Reporter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced News Reporter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$68,000 based on 6 salaries.
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