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Job Description: 

Journalists research, investigate, interpret and communicate news and public affairs through newspapers, television, radio and other media.


Tasks include:

  • collecting local, national and international news through interviews, investigation and observation, attending public events, seeking out records, reviewing written work, attending film and stage performances
  • collecting, reporting and commenting on news and current affairs for publication in newspapers and periodicals, or for broadcasting by radio, television or webcast media
  • receiving, analyzing and verifying news and other copy for accuracy
  • interviewing politicians and other public figures at press conferences and on other occasions, including individual interviews recorded for radio, television or webcast media
  • (e ) researching and reporting on developments in specialized fields such as medicine, science and technology
  • writing editorials and commentaries on topics of current interest to stimulate public interest and express the views of a publication or broadcasting station
  • writing critical reviews of literary, musical and other artistic works based on knowledge, judgment and experience for newspapers, television, radio and other media
  • selecting material for publication, checking style, grammar, accuracy and legality of content and arranging for any necessary revisions
  • liaising with production staff in checking final proof copies immediately prior to printing
  • selecting, assembling and preparing publicity material about business or other organizations for issue through press, radio, television and other media.
  • Specific Occupations: 

    Columnist / Assistant, editorial

    Editor/Editor-in-chief (sub-), newspaper/periodical

    Correspondent (newspaper/journal/other)

    Journalist (any medium) / Writer, news

    Reporter, journalism/media (any subject)/ Blogger/Critic, art/Editor, city/Editor, copy/Editor, fashion/Editor, features/Editor, financial/Editor, foreign/Editor, political/Editor, press/Editor, sports

    Commentator, (news/sports/weather/ motion picture)/ Producer, news: TV/radio/Reporter, crime/Reporter, fashion/Reporter, news: TV/radio/Writer, sports

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    Source Of Info: 

    Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2129