What does a Reporter do?
A Reporter researches a variety of news stories through interviews, observation and library and/or online resources. A Reporter keeps in mind the audience when writing articles. A Reporter typically reports to a supervisor.

How do you prepare?
Being a Reporter may require a bachelor’s degree with a year of experience in the field or in a related area. If you want to be a Reporter, focus on college classes like speech, computer science, and English, with an emphasis on writing.

What’s the pay like?
As a Reporter in Iowa you can expect to earn approximately $28,530 a year, according to Iowa Workforce Development.

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