The average salary for a Late-Career News Reporter is $67,445.
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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
Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Video Editing and Editing.
Pay by Experience Level for News Reporter
An entry-level News Reporter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27,955 based on 168 salaries. An early career News Reporter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,424 based on 361 salaries. A mid-career News Reporter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,795 based on 155 salaries. An experienced News Reporter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,162 based on 108 salaries.
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