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.

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    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
    • Working outdoors
    • Stressful

    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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