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27-3011.00 - Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys

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Prepare and deliver news, sports, or weather reports, gathering and rewriting material so that it will convey required information and fit specific time slots.

27-3023.00 News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists
  • Coordinate and serve as an anchor on news broadcast programs.
  • Research a story's background information to provide complete and accurate information.
  • 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.
  • Report news stories for publication or broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
  • Revise work to meet editorial approval or to fit time or space requirements.
  • Investigate breaking news developments, such as disasters, crimes, or human-interest stories.
  • Review written, audio, or video copy and correct errors in content, grammar, or punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
  • Report on specialized fields such as medicine, green technology, environmental issues, science, politics, sports, arts, consumer affairs, business, religion, crime, or education.
  • Check reference materials, such as books, news files, or public records, to obtain relevant facts.
  • Take pictures or video and process them for inclusion in a story.
27-3041.00 Editors
  • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax.
  • Read, evaluate and edit manuscripts or other materials submitted for publication and confer with authors regarding changes in content, style or organization, or publication.
  • Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work.
  • Review and approve proofs submitted by composing room prior to publication production.
  • Make manuscript acceptance or revision recommendations to the publisher.
  • Read material to determine index items and arrange them alphabetically or topically, indicating page or chapter location.
27-3042.00 Technical Writers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers or establishment personnel.
  • Review published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content, and methods of reproduction and binding.
27-3043.05 Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers
  • Revise written material to meet personal standards and to satisfy needs of clients, publishers, directors, or producers.
  • Adapt text to accommodate musical requirements of composers and singers.
27-3043.00 Writers and Authors
  • Edit or rewrite existing written material as necessary, and submit written material for approval by supervisor, editor, or publisher.
  • Revise written material to meet personal standards and to satisfy needs of clients, publishers, directors, or producers.

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