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Employers of Journalism majors in AR

Reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts inform the public about news and events happening internationally, nationally, and locally. They report the news for newspapers, magazines, websites, television, and radio. Reporters and correspondents spend a lot of time in the field, conducting interviews and investigating stories. The work is often fast paced, with constant demands to meet deadlines and to be the first reporter to publish a news story on a subject. Employers generally prefer workers who have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications along with an internship or work experience from a college radio or television station or a newspaper. In May 2012, the median annual wage for reporters and correspondents was $35,870. The median annual wage for broadcast news analysts was $55,380 in May 2012. Employment of reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts is projected to decline 13 percent from 2012 to 2022. Declining advertising revenue in radio, newspapers, and television will negatively impact the employment growth for these occupations.

Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast News Analysts

Reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts inform the public about news and events happening internationally, nationally, and locally. They report the news for newspapers, magazines, websites, television, and radio. Most reporters and correspondents work for newspaper, website, or periodical publishers or in television or radio broadcasting. Broadcast news analysts mainly work in television and radio. Employers generally prefer workers who have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications along with an internship or work experience from a college radio or television station or a newspaper. The median annual wage for broadcast news analysts was $62,910 in May 2017. The median annual wage for reporters and correspondents was $39,370 in May 2017. Overall employment of reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts is projected to decline 9 percent from 2016 to 2026. Declining advertising revenue in radio, newspapers, and television will have a negative impact on employment growth for these occupations.

Broadcast News Analysts

Analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources. The median annual wage for public address system and other announcers was $62,910 in May 2017.

Editors

Editors plan, review, and revise content for publication. They plan, coordinate, or edit content of material for publication. May review proposals and drafts for possible publication. Includes technical editors. Although most editors work in offices, a growing number now work remotely from home. The work can be stressful because editors often have tight deadlines. Proficiency with computers and a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or English are typically required to become an editor. The median annual wage for editors was $58,770 in May 2017. Employment of editors is projected to show little or no change from 2016 to 2026, as print media continue to face strong pressure from online publications. Competition for jobs with established newspapers and magazines will be particularly strong.

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. The median annual wage for reporters and correspondents was $39,370 in May 2017.

Writers and Authors

Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material. The median annual wage for writers and authors was $61,820 in May 2017. Employment of writers and authors is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Strong competition is expected for full-time jobs because many people are attracted to this occupation.

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Iheartcommunications, Inc.
Corning Publishing Company
Clay County Courier
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Inc.
Katv, LLC
Katv Channel
Paxton Media Group, LLC
Jonesboro Sun
Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.
Kark
United Broadcasting Corporation
Kark TV
Sentinel-Record, Inc
Sentinel Record, The
News-Times Publishing Company Inc
El Dorado News-Times
Phillips Media Group, LLC
Harrison Daily Times
Leisure Arts, Inc.
Midpoint Trade Books
Arkansas Baptist Newsmagazine, Inc
Iheartcommunications, Inc.
K K A P TV
Arkansas Hearst Television Inc.
Khog
Arkansas Business Publishing Group
Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.
Knwa
Cumulus Media Inc.
Kipr-FM
Wehco Newspapers, Inc.
El Dorado News Times
Gannett Co Inc
Mid-Week Shopper
Gatehouse Media, LLC
Southwest Times Record
Gannett Co., Inc.
Baxter Bulletin, The
Kfsm-TV
Kfsm-TV Channel 5
Kfaa TV Channel 51
Kait, LLC
The Heritage Company
Cumulus Media Inc.
K K E G-FM 92.1
News-Times Publishing Company
El Dorado News-Times
Newport Television LLC
NBC Universal, Inc.
NBC
Leader Publishing, Inc
Cabot-Beebe Leader
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Leader Publishing, Inc
North Pulaski Leader
Harrison Radio Stations, Inc.
Gatehouse Media, LLC
Pine Bluff Commercial
Log Cabin Democrat LLC
Horizon Publications Inc.
Saline Courier, The
Phillips Media Group, LLC
Arkansas Television Company
K T H V - T V
Daily Press Inc
Paragould Daily Press
Village News Inc
Blytheville Courrier News
Arkansas Times Ltp
Sun-Times Media Group, Inc.
Benton Courier
Iheartcommunications, Inc.
Kkix 104 Country Radio
Paxton Media Group, LLC
Russellville Courier
Rust Communications, Inc.
Blytheville Courier News
Iheartcommunications, Inc.
Kmag-FM
Star Publishing Company, Inc.
Star Extra
Kmxf 101.9 FM
Mix 101.9
Iheartcommunications, Inc.
K I G L 93.3
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