Journalists and journalistic support workers are responsible for providing timely, popular, or urgent information to the public. These professionals work at newspapers, magazines, publishing companies, radio and television stations, and on the Internet. Their careers are as diverse in nature as they are in their earnings and educational requirements. The nature of journalism has changed in recent times and continues to do so as the field adapts to new media and technology. Competition for employment will be strong in the coming years, but as the industry evolves, new opportunities continue to appear.
Careers in Focus: Journalism, Second Edition profiles 21 careers for anyone interested a job in this fast-paced career field.
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