2471- JOURNALISTS, NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL EDITORS
JOURNALISTS, NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL EDITORS
Broadcast journalist,Editor,Journalist,Radio journalist,Reporter
Jobholders in this unit group investigate and write up stories and features for broadcasting and for newspapers, magazines and other periodicals, evaluate and manage their style and content and oversee the editorial direction of these types of output and publication.
Entrants usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification. A variety of postgraduate diplomas is available. NVQs/SVQs covering various aspects of journalism are available at Levels 3 and 4.
Refer The S/NVQ framework for more details
The simplified NS-SEC analytic class for this code is 2
The simplified NS-SEC operational category for this code is 4.3
Refer The National Statistics Socio-economic Classification for more details
- determines subject matter and undertakes research by interviewing, attending public events, seeking out records, reviewing written work, attending film and stage performances etc.;
- writes articles and features and submits draft manuscripts to newspaper, magazine, periodical or programme editor;
- selects material for broadcast or publication, checks style, grammar, accuracy and legality of content and arranges for any necessary revisions;
- liaises with production staff in checking final proof copies immediately prior to printing.
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