Reporters and Correspondents:

Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio, or television.

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Indiana Average Salary $38,330.00
Average Time to Fill 46 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 691
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -16.16 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Written Communication
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Oral Communication
Technology and Tool Usage
Work Ethic
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Edit film scenes
Tell stories through musical, visual, or dramatic arts
Write headlines to highlight news message
Capture photographs digitally or on film
Write articles concerning the news or analysis commentary
Convey moods or emotions through writing
Determine presentation subjects or content

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Social Networking
Copy Editing
Content Management Systems (CMS)

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