Average Late-Career News Reporter Salary

$86,000
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$86k
90%
$144k

The average salary for a News Reporter is $86,000

Base Salary
$41k - $144k
Bonus
$3k - $10k
Total Pay
$42k - $142k
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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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