What is a Television News Reporter?

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.



Typical 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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