News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists:

Narrate or write news stories, reviews, or commentary for print, broadcast, or other communications media such as newspapers, magazines, radio, or television. May collect and analyze information through interview, investigation, or observation.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $51,630.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 1,129
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 2.95 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Attention to Detail
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Technology and Tool Usage
Relationship Building
Resource Management
Computer Fundamentals
Following Directions
Customer Service

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Write articles concerning the news or analysis commentary
Determine presentation subjects or content
Convey moods or emotions through writing
Write headlines to highlight news message
Practice creative writing and development
Develop advertising, marketing, or promotional materials
Write copy for client websites
Write advertising copy
Write material for artistic or entertainment purposes
Design marketing and support materials
Design advertising layout
Develop sales presentations
Tell stories through musical, visual, or dramatic arts
Determine locale or period of story
Establish pace and sequence of program and scenes
Prepare production storyboards
Produce stage and film productions
Edit film scenes
Create special photographic effects by using filters, lighting, etc.
Develop social media policies and programs
Express creativity through music, song, dance, or acting
Create artistic objects, materials, or renderings
Develop advertising or marketing policies, procedures, or standards
Implement special lighting or sound effects
Develop business or organizational policies, programs, or standards
Develop web content
Establish advertising, sales, or marketing related performance metrics
Write public sector or institutional research and grant proposals
Improve methods for worker selection or promotion
Establish media, entertainment, or public relations related performance metrics
Design merchandise or product displays
Develop operational policies and standards
Develop staff policies
Set page layout or composition
Write business project or bid proposals

Getting Information

Research information for news programs and broadcasts
Gather information for news stories
Monitor social media to refine business use and strategies
Interview others for news, research, or entertainment purposes
Research topics for entertainment media productions
Develop message to be shared in speeches, debates, or press conferences
Conduct business, market, or managerial research
Conduct research to inform art, designs, or other work
Obtain copyrights or other legal permissions
Review production information and scripts to determine costumes or makeup required
Determine customer needs
Study scripts to determine project requirements
Gather customer or product information to determine customer needs
Read detailed electronic design specifications
Review installation, maintenance, or repair codes and specifications
Review installation, maintenance, or repair work orders
Interpret information from diagrams, blueprints, schematics, or technical drawings
Read operating, service, or repair manuals
Obtain customer signature and approval on work orders and jobs

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Edit written materials or content
Terminate vendor relationships
Correct grammar, punctuation, or spelling in written materials
Terminate personnel or staff employment
Terminate contractor employment
Select media advertising services
Terminate client relationships
Adapt writing style based on analysis of data or audience
Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Implement company or staff policies
Approve expenditures
Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals
Implement organizational process or policy changes

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Coordinate documentation, reporting, or editing activities
Coordinate logistics for productions or events
Manage promotional, sales, or marketing plans
Coordinate activities of production personnel
Direct marketing activities
Manage interdepartmental programs or initiatives
Manage organizational or program policies
Direct talent to optimize performance
Direct fundraising or financing activities
Oversee sales campaigns or programs
Direct financial operations of organization
Direct development of guides, catalogs, support materials, and documentation
Manage financial activities of the organization
Manage industrial production activities or processes
Coordinate sales campaigns or programs
Direct sales related activities
Manage individual and organizational contracts
Supervise personnel or contractors in artistic or entertainment settings
Set goals for workers or staff
Supervise public relations, fundraising, or event planning personnel
Assign work to staff or employees

Equal Opportunity is the Law. (La Igualdad De Oportunidad Es La Ley.)
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