Radio Journalist

Radio Journalists collect and analyse facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation and observation and write stories for radio news or current affairs programs.

Overview

Radio Journalists collect and analyse facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation and observation and write stories for radio news or current affairs programs.

Day-to-day

  • collects and analyses facts about newsworthy events from interviews, printed matter, investigations and observations
  • writes news reports, commentaries, articles and feature stories for radio on topics of public interest.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

Occupation snapshot
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To become a Radio Journalist

  • You usually need a bachelor degree in journalism, followed by a one-year cadetship involving on the job training, to work as a Radio Journalist.

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