WHAT THEY DO: The key "front-line" people in the news department are the beat reporters. They are on-the-scene at every kind of event, and larger organizations may compartmentalize assignments, such as health reporter, education reporter, entertainment reporter, etc.
Local news reporters must be excellent writers, capable of working quickly and accurately to sum up the key elements of a news story and make it understandable and relevant to the audience. In today's new media, reporters must be able to write to all digital media, including social networks.
REQUIREMENTS: Often reporters can enter smaller markets before they have completed their degree in broadcast journalism. Nonetheless, a college degree will be necessary to move onto larger markets and more responsibility.
WHAT THEY DO: The production manager assigns announcers, schedules studios, arranges recording sessions, produces commercials, and directs programs.
REQUIREMENTS: Anyone in production must have excellent organizational skills. The production director must understand the nature of broadcasting and bring new ideas to work every day.
WHAT THEY DO: Engineering technicians a usually responsible for the general repair, maintenance, installation and modification of all of the electronic equipment in the station - from phone systems to satellite networks to laptops and toilets!
REQUIREMENTS: Many stations are willing to train their entry-level engineering staff to operate news vans and equipment. Nonetheless, there are trade schools across the country that provide training in electronic; in addition, the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) has certification programs for each state.
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