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27-3023 News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists



Narrate or write news stories, reviews, or commentary for print, broadcast, or other communications media such as newspapers, magazines, radio, or television. May collect and analyze information through interview, investigation, or observation.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 6010$17.78/hr$14.92/hr$15.61/hr$16.06/hr$17.78/hr$22.40/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Information460$17.33/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota 30$19.48/hr1.7%
Rochester MN MSA 30$16.63/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 40$17.00/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$18.10/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 40$16.99/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 50$17.19/hr1.3%
Northwest Minnesota 60$16.06/hr7.5%
Southeast Minnesota 70$16.99/hr6.7%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 100$29.19/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 200$18.32/hr5.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 210$18.32/hrN/A
Minnesota 480$17.39/hr4.6%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Editors 1,620$29.12/hr-2.5%
Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys 680$17.74/hr3.3%
Public Relations Specialists 6,960$33.31/hr6.3%


  • Research a story's background information to provide complete and accurate information.
  • Receive assignments or evaluate leads or tips to develop story ideas.
  • Review and evaluate notes taken about news events to isolate pertinent facts and details.
  • Communicate with readers, viewers, advertisers, or the general public via mail, email, or telephone.
  • Analyze and interpret news and information received from various sources to broadcast the information.
  • Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a story.
  • Discuss issues with editors to establish priorities or positions.
  • Select material most pertinent to presentation, and organize this material into appropriate formats.
  • Write commentaries, columns, or scripts, using computers.
  • Examine news items of local, national, and international significance to determine topics to address, or obtain assignments from editorial staff members.