News Anchor

EDUCATION LEVEL

University

DEMAND

Average

Category

Journalism, Media and Communication

SALARY

5800 - 6200

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Summary

News anchors read news on radio-television. They present pre-recorded news articles, real-time news articles, and interview present guests.

Acitivities

  • Researching events
  • Interviewing politicians and other public figures at press conferences
  • Moderating debates
  • Editing news and scripts before presenting them
  • Re-writing the news
  • Presenting news on radio or television.

Knowledge and skills
required

  • Have excellent writing and communication skills
  • Have knowledge of English language
  • Have general knowledge
  • Have the proper voice for radio
  • Have excellent skills in organizing and managing timeframes
  • Have a good physical attitude and appearance
  • Be able to adapt quickly to new situations.

Work condition

News anchors work in news studios in radio stations, televisions or even on the field. They are usually on the go looking for news or interviewing people. They work long and late hours during live reports as well as weekends and holidays. They may also be required to travel abroad.

Work tools

The work tools of news anchors are notebooks, pens, computers, laptops, dictographs, teleprompters and other devices during live reporting.

Necessary education and training

News anchors should complete their studies in journalism or mass communication.

Occupations

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