Reporting careers involve the communication of information to others.
Typical job titles for people who choose reporting career paths include:
- reporter (print or broadcast)
- web master
- communications director
- public relations specialist
Reporting careers are more often associated with media-based organizations, but any larger organization typically has a communications director. Internet communications are providing reporting opportunities in many organizations.
Many majors can lead to reporting careers, but some news organizations may prefer a specific major.
People in reporting careers need to be able to:
- maintain reasonable objectivity
- communicate clearly in many ways
- work well under pressure