Broadcast News Analysts
Anchor, Broadcast Meteorologist, News Anchor, News Director
What they do:
Analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.
On the job, you would:
- Write commentaries, columns, or scripts, using computers.
- Coordinate and serve as an anchor on news broadcast programs.
- Edit news material to ensure that it fits within available time or space.
Arts and Humanities
- English language
- history and archeology
- customer service
Engineering and Technology
- computers and electronics
- talking to others
- writing things for co-workers or customers
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- understanding people's reactions
- changing what is done based on other people's actions
- communicate by speaking
- communicate by writing
Ideas and Logic
- use rules to solve problems
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
- do two or more things at the same time
- pay attention to something without being distracted
People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Stress Tolerance
- Self Control
You might use software like this on the job:
Music or sound editing software
- Audion Laboratories VoxPro
- Avid Technology Pro Tools
Analytical or scientific software
- Nielsen Arianna
- Nielsen Marketbreaks
Data base user interface and query software
- Microsoft Access
- Statistics databases