Television Journalist

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

Overview

Television Journalists collect and analyse facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation and observation and write stories for television 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 television on topics of public interest.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

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To become a Television Journalist

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

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