Broadcast News Analysts

What do they do?

Analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.

Also known as:

Anchor, Broadcast Meteorologist, Content Director, News Anchor, News Director, Radio News Anchor, Radio Talk Show Host, Sports Director, Television News Anchor (TV News Anchor), Weekend Anchor

Typical Wages

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Broadcast News Analysts is projected to show little or no change from 2016 to 2026.

Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For All United States:

  • -1.8%

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  • 500

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (1.5%)
  • Master's degree (21.8%)
  • Bachelor's degree (62.5%)
  • Associate's degree (3.5%)
  • Some college, no degree (8.5%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (1.6%)
  • Less than high school diploma (0.5%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Communications and Media - Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Telecommunications - Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.

Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Write informational material.
  • Report news to the public.
  • Coordinate reporting or editing activities.
  • Edit written materials.
  • Determine presentation subjects or content.
  • Analyze information obtained from news sources.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.1 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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