How to Become a Television News Reporter



Television News Reporter Job Opportunities

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Television News Reporter Job Description

Television newscasters are responsible for collecting and analyzing information about newsworthy events in order to prepare news stories for broadcast.



Television News Reporter Job Duties

  • Evaluate news leads and tips
  • Receive assignments from editors and producers
  • Develop story ideas based on news leads and tips
  • Use methods such as interviewing, researching and observing to verify facts
  • Write story based on agreed upon style and formatting standards
  • May transmit information to news writers
  • May monitor police and fire department communications to find story leads



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