Data & Research
UI Portal Employer Portal Claimant Portal
 
* ELMI Occupation Report *
 
Broadcast News Analysts

Analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.   (O'Net 27-3021.00)

 
Reported job titles:   Anchor, Anchorman, Art Critic, Assignment Editor, Basketball Commentator, Broadcast Journalist, Broadcast Meteorologist, Broadcast Supervisor, Columnist/Commentator, Commentator, Digital Commentator, Disc Jockey (DJ), International Editorial Producer, Media Analyst, National Investigative Producer, News Analyst, News Anchor, News Commentator, News Director, News Reporter, Newscaster, Producer, Radio Commentator, Radio TV Newscaster (Radio and Television Newscaster), Reporter, Soccer Commentator, Sports Analyst, Sports Director, Television News Anchor (TV News Anchor), Television News Producer (TV News Producer), Television Reporter (TV Reporter), Volleyball Commentator, Weekend Anchor
 
  • Career Video
  • Wages
  • Employment Trends
  • Industries of Employment
  • Tasks
  • Knowledge
  • Skills
  • Abilities
  • Work Activities
  • Interests
  • Work Styles
  • License Information
  • Education & Training Requirements
  • Schools
  • Other Resources
  • Related Occupations
  •  


    Career Video
    related to Broadcast News Analysts
    Arts, Audio-Video Technology and Communications photo Arts, Audio-Video Technology and Communications
    Additional videos and more information available at
     


    Wages
    for Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
    No wage data for this occupation.
     


    Employment Trends
    for Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
    No trend data for this occupation.
     


    Industries of Employment
    for Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
    Industry Percent of Total
    2014
    Broadcasting (except Internet) 77.8%
    Self-employed workers, all industries 14.3%
    Educational services; state, local, and private 2.7%
    Publishing industries (except Internet) 1.5%
    Telecommunications 1.1%
    source: Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment Matrix, released July 2016.
     


    Tasks
    for Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
     
  • Analyze and interpret news and information received from various sources to broadcast the information.
     
  • Write commentaries, columns, or scripts, using computers.
     
  • Examine news items of local, national, and international significance to determine topics to address, or obtain assignments from editorial staff members.
     
  • Coordinate and serve as an anchor on news broadcast programs.
     
  • Edit news material to ensure that it fits within available time or space.
     
  • Select material most pertinent to presentation, and organize this material into appropriate formats.
     
  • Gather information and develop perspectives about news subjects through research, interviews, observation, and experience.
     
  • Present news stories, and introduce in-depth videotaped segments or live transmissions from on-the-scene reporters.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Broadcast News Analysts  updated December 2005
     


    Knowledge
    for Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
     
  • Communications and Media - Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
     
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
     
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
     
  • Telecommunications - Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
     
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
     
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
     
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
     
  • Geography - Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life.
     
  • History and Archeology - Knowledge of historical events and their causes, indicators, and effects on civilizations and cultures.
     
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Broadcast News Analysts  updated December 2005
     


    Skills
    for Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
     
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
     
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
     
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
     
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
     
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
     
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
     
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
     
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
     
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
     
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Broadcast News Analysts  updated June 2010
     


    Abilities
    for Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
     
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
     
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
     
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
     
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
     
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
     
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
     
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
     
  • Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
     
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
     
  • Originality - The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Broadcast News Analysts  updated December 2005
     


    Work Activities
    for Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
     
  • Thinking Creatively - Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
     
  • Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
     
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization - Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
     
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events - Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
     
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public - Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.
     
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work - Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
     
  • Interacting With Computers - Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
     
  • Processing Information - Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
     
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge - Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
     
  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others - Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Broadcast News Analysts  updated December 2005
     


    Interests
    for Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
     
  • Artistic - Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
     
  • Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
     
  • Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Broadcast News Analysts  updated June 2008
     


    Work Styles
    for Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
     
  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
     
  • Stress Tolerance - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
     
  • Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
     
  • Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
     
  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
     
  • Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
     
  • Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
     
  • Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
     
  • Leadership - Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
     
  • Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Broadcast News Analysts  updated December 2005
     


    State of Vermont License Information
    that may be required for Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
    No state licenses listed for this occupation.
     


    Education and Training Requirements
    for Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
     
  • Job Zone Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
  •  
  • Education: Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
  •  
  • Training: Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
  •  
  • Experience: A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
  •  
    source: Occupational Information Network: Broadcast News Analysts  updated December 2005
     


    Schools
    offering instructional programs related to Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
      Related Instructional Programs
     
    • Broadcast Journalism.
     
    • Journalism.
     
    • Political Communication.
     
    • Radio and Television.
     
     Search for schools offering these programs at
     
     
     
    source: National Center for Education Statistics 2000 Classification of Instructional Programs .
     


    Other Resources
    for Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
  • Labor Exchange Information
  • A source for occupational characteristics, such as age, gender, race, and years of education and an alternative source for occupational wage rates. Limited to people looking for jobs and the jobs advertised through VDOL Vermont Job Link.
  • Look for statewide information over the latest 12 months for Broadcast News Analysts.
  •  
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
    Go to Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Handbook occupations related to Broadcast News Analysts :
  • Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast News Analysts
  •  
  • CareerOneStop
  • CareerOneStop is...
  • Your source for employment information and inspiration
  • The place to manage your career
  • Your pathway to career success
  • Tools to help job seekers, students, businessess and career professionals
  • Go to
  • O*NET™ Online
  • O*NET Online is an interactive web site for those interested in exploring occupations through O*NET, The Occupational Information Network database.   All of the descriptive information on this page comes from the O*NET database, version 18.1, released March 2014.   The O*NET database takes the place of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) as the nation's primary source of occupational information.
  • For additional information on Broadcast News Analysts , go to O*NET Online Detail Report.
  • Home page is at   
  •  

    Related Occupations
    Occupations with skill requirements similar to Broadcast News Analysts
    Back to Top
     
     
  • Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
  •  
  • Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
  •  
  • Editors
  •  
  • Instructional Coordinators
  •  
  • Producers
  •  
  • Public Relations Specialists
  •  
  • Radio and Television Announcers
  •  
  • Reporters and Correspondents
  •  
  • Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
  •  
  • Training and Development Specialists
  •  
    source: Occupational Information Network: Broadcast News Analysts 
     

     
     
     
    Vermont.gov State of Vermont Department of Labor