Journalist

Journalist Job Description

Journalists Research, Write, Edit, Proofread And File News Stories, Features And Articles For Use On Television And Radio Or Within Magazines, Journals And Newspapers.

Journalists Write And Assemble Together News Stories That Will Interest Their Audience. By Gathering Together A Number Of Different Sources And Ensuring That All The Arguments Are Represented, They Keep Their Audience Abreast Of Events In Their World.


Journalist Duties/Functions/Responsibilities

  • establishing and maintaining contacts
  • staying up to date with privacy, contempt and defamation law
  • interviewing sources
  • writing, editing, and submitting copy
  • reading press releases
  • researching articles
  • attending events
  • proofreading
  • verifying statements and facts
  • liaising with editors, sub–editors, designers and photographers.


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