Journalism Jobs and & Employment Information
The advent of the Internet has influenced a fast change in the media and journalism industry. With major newspapers having over 1 million circulation, as well as a myriad of news portals on the Internet, editorial and online journalism jobs today consist of a wide range of mediums such as magazines, television, newspapers and now even social media platforms. Entry-level journalism jobs are tough to find but are available with media powerhouses and Internet giants.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were about 58,500 jobs for reporters, correspondents and broadcast news analysts in 2010. However, it is predicted that this number will go down by 6% by the end of this decade. In 2010, broadcast news analysts earned $55,720 annually, while correspondents and reporters earned only $34,870 per year on an average.
Traditional editorial careers in television and newspaper journalism that were once considered prestigious are going down in numbers. On the other hand, companies across many industries are now creating editorial work opportunities since they are constantly in the need to boost their online presence.
If you wish to venture into the market of online journalism, it is recommended that you pursue an education in the industry you wish to specialize in.