Broadcast News Analysts

Career Goal: Be a Broadcast News Analysts

Samantha Kuethe

Career Overview

Broadcast News Analysts Analyze, interpret, and report on news events received from various sources, and may work on television or radio.

Career Skills & Intrests

The skills needed to be successful in this career include speaking and taking to others, reading work-related information, and thinking critically about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

Career Working Conditions

Typical work conditions include the importance of being accurate or exact, meeting strict deadlines, working with a group and / or team, frequent contact with others, and working indoors with environmentally controlled conditions.

Career Wages & Outlook

This career pays $22.99 an hour, and this career pays above the statewide median wage. The outlook is below the statewide average.

Career Related Occupations

Some careers related to this career include middle school teachers, authors and writers, radio and television announcers, and editors.

Program of Study

The typical entry-level education for this career is a bachelors degree, which is most common. 60% of news analysts nationwide have a bachelors degree.

Program Admission

Helpful high school courses needed for a successful career while being a news reporter include composition, literature, theater, photography, and public speaking before being accepted into a post-secondary program.

Program Coursework

A Bachelors degree is required for entry, and no related work experience in required for entry, and little or no on-the-job training to be competent.

Related Programs

Post-secondary majors include agricultural public services and journalism. Post-secondary programs include broadcast journalism and photojournalism. The post-secondary certificate name of the career is certified broadcast meteorologist.