Career Field: Arts, Communications, Media and Design
Enlisted i Enlisted service members make up the majority of the Military and perform much of the hands-on work. Broadcast News Analysts
OverviewThe Military publishes newspapers and broadcasts television and radio programs for its personnel and the public. These services are an important source of general information about people and events in the Military. Broadcast journalists and newswriters write and present news programs, web-based programming, music programs, and radio talk shows.
Service BranchesThe following Services offer this career:
Service members currently in this role:342
Note: Keep in mind that there is no guarantee service members will receive their first choice for a career, as the Services determine where each individual's skills are needed most at the time.
Work EnvironmentBroadcast journalists and newswriters work in broadcasting studios on land or aboard ships, or sometimes outdoors, depending upon the research needed for their articles.
Military TrainingJob training consists of classroom instruction. Course content typically includes:
- Newswriting and research
- Newspaper format and layout
- Photojournalism (writing news stories featuring pictures)
- Radio and television programming and production
Other careers in this field
Officer i Officers are the managers of the Military, planning and directing operations or acting in professional roles in fields such as law and medicine.
Enlisted i Enlisted service members make up the majority of the Military and perform much of the hands-on work.
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- Broadcast Journalists
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